Adventure In Dodital

  •   Adventure In Dodital
  •   7 Days / 6 Days/5 Nights Nights
  •   India
  •   INR

Location: Dodital

Temperature: Day: 12 to 18°C and Night: 2 to 7°C

Trekking Distance:  54km

Maximum Altitude: 9,921 ft

Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate

Railway Station:  Dehradun Railway station is the nearest railway station 

Last ATM: Uttarkashi

About the Destination:

Dodital is a freshwater lake in Uttarkashi district, UttarakhandIndia, situated at a height of 9,921ft above sea level. According to one of the popular legends Lord Ganesha chose this place as his abode. There is a temple devoted to Lord Ganesha here. Another name for this lake is 'Dhundital' meaning Ganesha ka tal or lake of Ganesha local river named Assi Ganga rises from Dodital and joins Bhagirathi. The confluence is at Gangotri.

This is a mostly gentle trek, with overnight halt options at the village of Agora or Bebra. At Agora, which is 6 km from Sangamchatti, one can stay at one of the private lodges or alternatively, camp at Bebra which is 8 km from Sangamchatti. From there one can start the second leg of the trek the next day which will take you to Dodital via the small summer settlement of Manjhi.

Dodital lake is beautiful campsite surrounded by dense Pine and Oak tree Jungles, seems that jungle is preserving the beauty of lake, the entire site is rich in flora and fauna , One can explore the beautiful birds around the year the birds like Himalayan whistling Thrush, Himalayan tree Pie, Himalayan Monal , Grey Shrike and many more .

This trek can be easily done by beginners.

 

Trek Highlights:

 

- Glimpses of Bandarpoonch and Swargarohini peak glacier during your trek.

- Enjoy camping at under the billions of stars and widely spread alpine meadow.

- Get a chance to witness the rare flora and fauna of this region.

- During your trek you will also trek through Verdant Valley: Assi Ganga Valley, Bhagirathi   

   valley and Yamuna valley.

- Capture mountains; this is the perfect place for taking wonderful photographs.

- Local cultural glimpse.

 

Inclusions:

- Stay in Lodge and Tents

- Qualified & experienced trek Leader, Guide and Support staff to help trekkers.

- All meals during the trek (Breakfast, Packed lunch and dinner, only veg).

- Trekking Permits/Forest Fees.

- Trek equipment’s: Tent, Mattress, Sleeping Bag, Dining & Kitchen Tent, Toilet Tent,

   Cookingutensils.

- First aid medical kits.

- Guide Allowances, Food and Stay.

- Potters (Potters will be only for trekking equipments).

- Kitchen Staff Allowances, Food and Stay.

- Cook Allowances, Food and Stay.

Exclusions:

- Food / Meal during transportation

- Facilities which are not mentioned in the package

- Potters for your Personal Luggage

- Personal Expenses like: Water Bottles, Laundry, Phone Calls etc.

- Insurance

- Anything not specifically mentioned under the head price includes.

 


Day 1 - Arrival in Dehradun, Drive to Sangamchatti (175km/ 7 Hours)


Following your early morning arrival in Dehradun Railway Station; say around 0600AM, board the transporting vehicles and get transferred to Sangamchatti. This 5-6 hours journey passes through Dhanoulti, Chamba and Tehri dam. We will be taking a lunch break in Uttarkashi; one can buy all the necessary stuff from this place as after this there won’t be any big market around. Sangam Chatti is situated 15kms ahead from Uttarkashi town. Arriving at the village, meet and greet with the Team members, Allotments of camps. The rest of the day, you can explore the nearby places by own; overnight stay in Sangamchatti.


Day 2 - Sangam Chatti to Bebra via Agoda Village, 8kms trek


Get early in the morning, begin you day with a morning stretching exercises and a light and healthy breakfast. Post this; we will start hiking towards Bebra base camp through the Agoda village where we can feel local life, getting interacted with the people and the untouched beauty of the nature. After trekking 2 Kms from Agoda we will be arriving our campsite Bebra; overnight stay in the camp


Day 3 - Bebra to Dodital Lake, 14kms trek


Today is the exciting day as we will be setting up our camps in Dodital. Get up early in the morning, after our routine exercise and breakfast; we will begin with a long trek of 14km. The trail is covered through the lush pine, oak and rhododendron forest, after trekking for 9kms we arrive at a beautiful campsite of Manjhi, where we will have our lunch and rest ourselves for a while. After a short break we will continue hiking from Manjhi to Dodital which is only 5kms, we will reach Dodital Lake by evening.

Night stay in Dodital


Day 4 - Exploration day at Dodital


Hence we have an entire day at Dodital, we may utilise the time to explore nearby areas as Dodital is home for may rare flora and fauna.  We will be hiking further towards Darwa Top to enjoy the panoramic views of the Bandarpoonch and Swargarohini ranges. After spending quality of time here, return back to base camp at Dodital Lake.


Day 5 - Dodital to Bebra, 14kms trek


Start you day with a light breakfast. We will retrace our step towards Bebra on the same trail we picked up on second day. Overnight stay in Bebra campsite,


Day 6 - Bebra to Sangam Chatti to Dehradun, 9kms trek/ 8-9 hrs drive


Get up early in the morning, have your breakfast start your day descending down to Sangam Chatti. It’s time to adieu our journey of this beautiful trek. Embark on a small downhill trek till you reach the carrier vehicles. Board the vehicles and drive through the scenic trails to Dehradun.

 

Do and Don’ts

- Pay heed to the trek leader or instructor in order to enjoy a safe and sound trekking  

  Experience

- Do not consume alcohol or any other intoxicants during the trek

- Avoid trekking during the nights

- Consult a physician, before undertaking the trek

- Carry basic medicines and a first-aid kit during the trek

- Do not encourage littering on the trails

 

Note: This package has two variations. The one with transport includes a pick and drop from Dehradun to Gangotri and then back to Dehradun. Gangotri is the start point of the trek. The one without transport have to reach here on his own.

Survival of Fittest:

Goodbody fitness is necessary to enjoy the high altitude treks, preparing for a trek is no different from preparing for a long distance run. For trekking you need to adapt your body to stress and built on it slowly and steadily to be able to handle more stress in future, it’s a practice to make our body tough to fight against extreme conditions.

Everything cannot be attained in a day it takes time. Every trek involves climbing and descending, therefore you need to prepare yourself, below are the following Exercises:

- Jogging 5kms Everyday

- Planks and Squats for muscle strength.

- Stretching for Elasticity

- Uphill Training/Climbing Stairs

- Crunches

- Squats

 

Trekker’s Requirement:

 

- Back pack & rain cover (50-60 ltrs)

- Trekking Pole

- 2 Water bottles

- Personal Medical Kit (Consult your doctor)

- Sun Cap& Woolen Cap

- Neck –Gaiters

- 1 pair of thermal

- 2 pair of trek suits

- 1 Pair of Hand Gloves

- 4 Pairs of Warm Socks

- 2Pair of fleece

- 1 Pair of heavy Warm and wind proof Jacket

- 1 Good Pair of trekking Shoe (water proof, highankle with good grip)

- 1 Pair of rain Suit

- 1 Pair of sun Glasses

- LED torch

- Whistle

 

Personal Utilities:

 

- Sunscreen cream

- Hand sanitizer

- Moisturizer

- Antibacterial powder

- Lip balm

- Toothbrush-toothpaste

- Toilet Papers & wipes

- Towel

 

Note: Normally our company expectsto carry your personal luggage on your own, if you don’t want to carry your backpack so you can give it to porter, but you have to inform us inadvance and have to pay Rs.400/- extra per day per bag.

Cancellation Policy:

If cancellation made 15 - 30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.

If cancellation made within 0 -15 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.

In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However no refund will be provided for the same.

Refund Policy:

The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days

Confirmation Policy:

The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking.

 

 

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