Gangotri - Tapovan
hemkund Sahib Travel Guide
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Gangotri-Gaumukh-Nandaban-Tapovan Trek is a trekking route that leads to source of renowned river Gaumukh which flows at the base of Gangotri River. This trek is a famous for adventure lovers and is known for mountain climbing, glacier traverse and rock climbing. The path of trek is moderate and can be undertaken by non-professionals too. Enroute trekking travelers will encounter beautiful sights to apple orchards, coniferous trees at Chirbasa and Birch at Bhojbasa. From Bhojbasa one has to take trek to Lanka and Gaumukh. From Gaumukh to Nandavan one has to travel along through Chatturangini glacier and Gangotri glacier. Tourists can also to camping at the junction of the Chatturangini glacier and Bhagirathi-Gangotri glacier.
On reach Nandanvan, views to enchanting peaks of Shivling, Sudarshana, Kedar Thel and Bhagirathi are prominently clear. From Nandanvan to Tapovan there are beautiful meadows and spectacular views to lush green valley’s that are well-guarded by many named and un-named peaks of Garhwali Himalayas. The area also has rich fauna but trekking remains unaffected by them. Group of Bharalls i.e. Blue mountain goats is a common sight.