DODI TAL TREK
Altitude: 1675m (Rishikesh) to 3322m (Dodi Tal)
Total no. of days: 8days / 7nights
Type of Trek: Moderate
Total no. of trek days: 5 days
Fixed Departure dates: Minimum 4 member group
Starting point of trek: Kalyani
End point of trek: Kalyani
Location Chart: Rishikesh - Uttarkashi -
Agoda - Dodi Tal - Agoda - Chamba - Rishikesh
Best time to Visit: June - October
The beauty of the Uttaranchal hills is picture-perfect.
Here, faith in ancient civilisation has been kept alive
while life dates back to many centuries. An experience
worth cherishing for life !
Rishikesh - Uttarkashi ( 202km; drive 4 - 5hrs )
Drive early morning from Rishikesh to Uttarkashi, the
district headquarters in the upper section of the Bhagirathi
valley at an altitude of 0915m, with the beautiful Bhagirathi
river flowing through the town. Stop en route for lunch.
Check in at a hotel on arrival in the evening. Relax and
prepare for next day's trek. Overnight stay and dinner
at the hotel.
Uttarkashi - Agoda ( 17km drive, 5km trek)
Drive to Kalyani (17km) and then we start the trek (5km,
2-3hrs). After a gradual climb arrive at the camp. Enjoy
the evening in the beautiful surroundings at 2135m. Dinner
and overnight stay at the camp.
Agoda - Dodi Tal ( 15km; 6 - 8 hrs )
breakfast start the day by a trek to reach Dodi Tal. We
reach a high altitude lake at 3322m with crystal clear
waters and surrounded by a thick forest of alpine trees
and inhabited by famed Himalayan Trout - a delight for
anglers as well as nature lovers. Please remember that
a permit is required for fishing in the lake. Surrounded
by mountains, the lake is a paradise to be in and its
peace and tranquility add to the beauty. Dinner and overnight
in the camp.
Spend the day fishing or just hiking in the forest. This
region is inhabited with rare wildlife including the Snow
leopard, Snow fox, Monal. Dinner and overnight at camp.
Dodi Tal - Agoda ( 15km; 6 - 8 hrs )
to Agoda by the same route and camp overnight.
Agoda - Chamba ( 6 - 8 hrs )
Trek down to Kalyani to end the tryst with the mountains
and drive back to Uttarkashi for lunch. Drive to Chamba
in the afternoon to check in at a hotel. Chamba is situated
on a 1677m high ridge. It is a small town which provides
breathtaking views of the High Himalayas with fabulous
sunrise and sunset visual experiences. En route you can
visit the site of Asia’s largest rock filled dam
being built at Tehri. Dinner and overnight stay at the
Chamba - Rishikesh ( 73km; 3 - 4 hrs )
Drive to Rishikesh and check in at a hotel on arrival.
Spend the day exploring the traditions and cultures of
India on the banks of the holy river Ganga. Visit the
Swargashram, the Ram and
Lakshman Jhoolas, the Gita bhavan and attend the evening
"Arti" on the Ganga banks. Overnight at Rishikesh.
Rishikesh - Delhi ( 178km; 5 - 6 hrs )
Drive back to Delhi to end the tour.