A Date with High Altitude Lake
Duration: 8 Days/7 Nights
Day 01: Delhi-Uttarkashi (380Km, Drive 8-9hrs)
Destionations: Delhi - Uttarkashi - Agoda - Dodital - Chamba - Haridwar
Drive early morning from Delhi to Uttarkashi, a district headquarter in the upper section of Bhagirathi valley at an altitude of 3000 ft, with Bhagirathi River flowing through the town. Stop enroute at Haridwar for lunch. Check in hotel Shiv Linga on arrival in the evening. Relax and prepare for next days trek. Overnight at hotel Shiv Linga right next to the River.
Day 02: Uttarkashi-Agoda ( 17 kms drive, 5 km)
Drive to Kalyani (the road head) 17 kms away and then start the trek (5kms, 2-3hrs). After a gradual climb arrive at the camp. Enjoy the evening in the beautiful surroundings at (7000ft). Dinner and overnight at Camp.
Day 03: Agoda-Dodital (15kms, 6-8HRS)
After breakfast start the day on trek to reach Dodital. A high altitude lake at 10,900ft with crystal clear water and surrounded by the thick forest of alpine trees and inhabited by great Himalayan Trout, is a delight for anglers as well as nature lovers. ( A permit is required for fishing in the lake). Surrounded by mountains, the lake is a paradise to be at and its peace and tranquility adds to the beauty. Dinner and overnight at Camp.
Day 04: Dodital
Spend the day fishing or just hiking in the forest. This region is inhabited with rare wild life including the snow leopard, snow fox, Monal etc. Dinner and overnight at Camp.
Dodital-Agoda (15kms, 6-8hrs)
Return to Agoda on the same route and camp overnight.
Day 06: Agaoda-Chamba (6-8 hrs)
Trek down to Kalyani to end the tryst with mountains and drive back to Uttarkashi for lunch. Drive to Chamba in the afternoon to check in to hotel Classic Hill Top. Chamba is situated at 5500ft high ridge. It is a small town, which provides breathtaking views of the High Himalayas and fabulous sunrise and sunset. Enroute one can visit the construction site of Asia’s largest Mud Dam being built in Tehri Garhwal. Dinner and overnight at hotel Classic Hill Top.
Day 07: Chamba-Haridwar (95kms, 3-4hrs)
Drive to Haridwar and check in to hotel Classic Residency on arrival. Visit Har ki pauri on the banks of The Ganges, the sacred river. Also the venue for the Mahakumbh, this place is one of the most sacred places in the Hindu religion. The daily prayers on the banks of The Ganges (Ganga) are performed in the evening which is a wonderful sight and provides an opportunity to catch a glimpse of the rich Indian culture. Overnight at the hotel Classic Residency.
Day 08: Haridwar-Delhi (200kms, 5hrs)
Drive back to Delhi. End of our arrangements.
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