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Gangotri Glacier

Gomukh, Uttarkashi, India
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Gomukh Trek: Not for the weak kneed

For decades, I had been dreaming of doing the trek to Gomukh, the source of our holy river Ganga... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sanjay A

Gomukh, one of the main source of the river Ganga. We have to trek rigorous 19 long kilometers to... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Gomukh, Uttarkashi, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

For decades, I had been dreaming of doing the trek to Gomukh, the source of our holy river Ganga. Having heard so many stories from my Dadi about how they used to travel and do tirthatan, the emotions attached to this trek could hardly be...More

Thank Sanjay A
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Gomukh, one of the main source of the river Ganga. We have to trek rigorous 19 long kilometers to reach there. We first set out base camp at bhojwasa after trekking 14 kilometers straight from Gangotri , then the next morning we started for gomukh...More

Thank Anamika31
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We are the citizens of incredible India. We belong to the land of birth of the Ganga, the noble river that has made us rich & prosperous through the ages. A desire was in me to see the source of this noble river since my...More

3  Thank kcdebnath
Reviewed 21 July 2017

This is one of the must fulfilling journey of mine. The Peak or the Origin of Something is the epitome. Never been to a peak of Really high mountain, so when I reach Gangotri Glacier also known as Gaumukh for its resemblance to Cow's mouth,...More

4  Thank sunny_dun
Reviewed 14 July 2017

A must for achieving inner fulfillment. Moderate + some tough trek through few dangerous cliffs (possibility of land slide any time). From Haridwar direct bus to Gangotri leaving early morning and reaching late evening (14-15 hrs). Better if you break the journey at Uttarkashi (mid...More

5  Thank Niranjan D
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Gangotri glacier is an important glacier of Himalyan range. River Ganga originated due to melting of ice from Gangotri glaciers and comes out of glaciers at Gaumukh. Gangotri to Gaumaukh, there is no road. One has to trek amidst the mountains, mostly parallel to River...More

5  Thank CsSharma
Reviewed 28 June 2017

I traveled for 14 km to look for the glaciers, stayed at Bhojwasa, but could not see any sign of the glaciers. The localites told me that it has shifted much beyond Gomukh in summers. So I dropped the idea of going further.

2  Thank ankitachandra89
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Gomukh is the origin of r gan nd can be reached after an 18 km trek from Gangotri town. A trek permit have to be taken from the forest department in Gangotri or utharkashi which would cost 150 rs per person. One can start the...More

Thank falconarrow1087
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We went for a trek to Tapovan and crossed these majestic glaciers enroute. Its definitely recommend for all trek enthusiasts.

1  Thank Vishwajeet K
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The trek to gaumukh or the gangotri glacier is worth it. It's takes in 6-7 hrs to cover a distance of 18 kms. Start early morning so that you reach the lodging point by 2pm. Stay overnight at the Baba's ashram or the garhwal mandal...More

8  Thank iamrawat
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Amita G
13 October 2017|
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Response from iamrawat | Reviewed this property |
Hi Amita, The only network that works in Gangotri is BSNL. Please note that you will get connection only in Gangotri and as you walk towards the gaumukh glacier there is no network. You are back in nighties when we had no... More
sandeep t
10 September 2017|
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Response from abhisek20 |
Exactly right information. if ur team is less , stay at mouni baba. otherwise go for tent