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  • Dodital Trek 2017 (Soft Trek in Himalayas)
  • Dodital Trek 2017 (Soft Trek in Himalayas)

Dodital Trek 2017 (Soft Trek in Himalayas)

Duration: 8 Days 7 Nights
Activities: Treking in Himalayas
Regions: North India
Destinations Covered: Dehradun - Rishikesh - Uttarkashi - Dodital - Musoorie
Best Time: April, May, June, July, August, September, October
Price 2017 : INR 53500

Overview

Dodital is a beautiful freshwater lake in Uttarakhand, perched at 3085 meters above sea level surrounded by snow-clad Himlayan peaks. Start your dodital trek with an overnight stay in a homestay in Agoda village to experience the local village life and cuisine. A 3 hour trek from Agoda surpassing beautiful valleys and mountains will transform you to this heavenly abode by the crystal clear waters of Dodital. A night camp at the lake will definitely rejuvenate you. End your journey of the Garhwal Himalayas with a night in Mussoorie to experience the hustle bustle life of the hills.

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DAY 1: ARRIVE DEHRADUN BY: FLIGHT (DEHRADUN- RISHIKESH)

Arrive Dehradun at 1210 hrs and then and drive to Rishikesh ( Approx. 22 Kms/ 30 mins drive).

One of the holiest cities in India, Rishikesh is not just known for its religious connection but also for its beautiful landscape. Surrounded by hills (the Lesser Himalayas) on three sides and holy Ganga River flowing through it, Rishikesh is an ethereal experience. It is higher than other holy cities of Haridwar and Varanasi, the water in Ganga here is cooler and cleaner. The flow of the river is stronger here and the city is less populated than others. It is calmer and peaceful here. It is such a beauty, the water gushing from the Himalayas, the banks dotted with ashrams and temples (both ancient and recent) and a hilly landscape in the background of all this, Rishikesh is truly amazing.

Afternoon sightseeing to Rishikesh Laxman Jhula, Parmarth Ashram and attend the Aarti ceremony at Parmarth Niketan Ashram.

Overnight in Rishikesh.

DAY 2: RISHIKESH – UTTARKASHI

Morning drive to Uttarkashi (Approx. 170 kms/ 6 hrs drive) enroute lunch at Chamba.

Upon arrival check in at Shikhar Nature Resort.

Shikhar Nature Resort conveniently located 5kms from Uttarkashi on the way to Gangotri on a four-acre estate at an altitude of 1150 Mts. Situated right on the river banks of Ganga( Bhagirathi Ganga River) and is surrounded by high mountain cliffs. Shikhar Nature Resort is a perfect place for a cool retreat to the nature.

Overnight in Uttarkashi.

DAY 3: UTTARKASHI - SANGAM CHATTI - AGODA VILLAGE

Early morning after breakfast drive to Sangam Chatti ( packed lunch will be provided). Upon arrival at Sangam Chetti, meet kitchen staff, porter/pony and start trek to Agoda village ( Approx. 7 kms).

Evening visit local houses and see the local life.

Overnight at Home stay at Agoda Village.

DAY 4: AGODA VILLAGE - DODITAL

Morning after breakfast trek to Dodital with packed lunch ( Approx. 15 Kms).

Dodital is situated at an elevation of 3050 metres surrounded by oak woods, pine, and rhodendron forests. The lake is hom e to the famous Himalayan Golden Mahseer fish.

The Dodital Trek is a bird watchers paradise. Throughout the trek birds like the Himalayan Whistling Thrush, Himalayan Tree Pie, Himalayan Babbler, Bush Robin, Pink Finch, Brown Fronted Woodpecker, Grey Tit, Munia, Common Chiffchaff, Red-Billed Blue Magpie, Grey Shrike, Tailor Bird, Himalayan Monal (Impeyan Pheasant) are commonly seen.

Overnight at Tented Camp near the Lake (Dinner).

DAY 5: DODITAL

Day excursion for Dodital ( If you are ready for adventure you can trek to Dwarwa top which is 6 kms uphill and 6 kms while coming down). You can the Mountain view from Dwarwa top.( Hot Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).

Overnight at Tented Camp near the Lake (Dinner).

DAY 6: DODITAL - SANGAM CHATTI - UTTARKASHI

Early breakfast and trek down to Sangam Chatti with packed lunch and then drive SNR.

Bon fire dinner at the resort.

Overnight in Uttarkashi.

DAY 7: UTTARKASHI - MUSSOORIE

After breakfast drive to Mussoorie (Approx. 170 kms/ 6 hrs drive) with packed lunch.

Upon arrival check in at hotel.

Rest of the day at leisure and visit mall road.

Mussoorie, the proverbial Queen of Hill stations, as professed by the British gentry who evaded hot, desultory summers of Delhi and Kolkata by spending time here.Being at an average altitude of 2,000 metres (6,600 ft), Mussoorie, with its green hills and varied flora and fauna, is a fascinating hill resort. Commanding snow ranges to the north-east, and glittering views of the Doon Valley and Shiwalik ranges in the south, the town was once said to present a 'fairyland' atmosphere to tourists.

The weather is generally bright and clear - except during the three months ( June to August) of Monsoons.Then mists envelope the mountain slopes and paints the sky a faint mauve. The woods around - of pine, cedar, birch, oak, rhododendron and deodar - glow green.

Overnight in Mussoorie.

DAY 8: MUSSOORIE - DEHRADUN

After breakfast drive to Dehradun airport ( Approx. 55 Kms/ 1 ½ hrs drive) to board flight back to Delhi.

PRICE: INR 53500 PER PERSON

PRICE INCLUDES

  • Accommodation for (7) nights on twin share basis in the mentioned hotels and similar
  • Half board at Rishikesh and Mussoorie and full board in Uttarkashi, Dodital and Agoda Village
  • One tour escort, cook, helper and pony for luggage
  • Two men tent, kitchen tent, camping chair and toilet tent
  • Forest entry fees
  • Transport will be using air conditioned Innova Car or similar
  • Presently Applicable Taxes

PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE

  • International / Domestic air fare, visa fees, airport tax or any kind of insurance cover
  • Items of personal nature like drinks, laundry, telephone calls, tips, camera fees etc
  • Sleeping bag
  • Car at disposal or any sightseeing on leisure days unless specified above
  • Early check in or a late checkout room (s) at any hotel (s) unless specified above
  • Liability for change in itinerary due to reasons beyond our control like change in flight and train schedule; cancellation of flights/trains, political disturbances, natural phenomenon, etc
  • Any porterage at hotel (for baggage on arrival and departure from the hotel).
  • Camera/video camera fee at monuments
  • Any other item not specifically mentioned above as 'INCLUDED'

General Conditions:

  • The prices are on Per Person basis, Nett & Non Commissionable.
  • Upon confirmation of the booking we would require 50% of the total invoice and the balance amount can be paid 60 days prior to the date of arrival.
  • Class of travel on trains may change based on availability at the time of booking
  • All flight/train timings are based on current schedule and are strictly subject to change
  • All prices are subject to any revision of tax and tariff structure
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