Gangotri is one of the best pilgrimage centers for the Hindus. The source of this famous pilgrimage center is the holy river of the Ganga. This point is however, referred to as Bhagirathi. Gangotri is one of the most stunning places that is loaded with people between the months of May to June. If you are really interested in the real wonders of nature then it will be a good option to leave this place for Tapovan and Gaumukh at the earliest.
It is also important that you pay your obeisance at Gangotri temple and move towards Gaumukh. Gaumukh means the mouth of the cow. This is an 18 kms trek from the Gangotri and you will have a constant but gradual climb.
The place next to Gaumukh is the Chirbasa which means the place pines. This is situated at a distance of about 8 kms from the Gangotri and then about 7 kms from the Chirbasa. This means place of the birches. But there are no trees actually existing.
The holy river of the Ganges and the tributaries flow past the Chardhams. Char means four and dhams mean places. This is located in the state of Uttaranchal in the Northern part of India. It is believed that Goddess Ganga has descended upon the earth in the form of the river. The most important intention of this is to help the suffering humanity.
This was split into as many as four channels. These include Alakananda in Badrinath, Mandakini in Kedarnath, Bhagirathi in Gangotri and Yamuna in Yamunotri. Each of the four dhams have spell binding beauty and the innumerable number of temples. Every year, there are thousands of tourists throughout the world that visit here. Most people visit this place in search of peace and tranquility. Gaumukh is also famous of the mystery because of the fact that no one has been able to reach the route phase till date.
The distance between Delhi and Haridwar is 230 kms and it takes around 6 hours to complete the journey. Drive to Haridwar and have lunch on the way. After that you will be put up in a hotel. Then you need to visit Har Ki Pauri for Ganga aarti in the evening. You will then go back to your hotel, have dinner and then stay there for one night.
The distance is is 267 Kms and it will take around 8 hours. In the morning, you will leave for Gangotri via Uttarkashi. On reaching Gangotri, you will have to check in at the hotel. Then do an evening Darshan of Shree Gangotri Ji and then perform Arti of Shree Bhagirathi River. Then stay in a hotel for a night.
This is an 18 kms trek from Gangotri to Bhojvasa. In the morning, you will start the trek to Bhojvas via Chirvasa. On arrival, you will have to check in either at Tent or Guest House. You will be spending overnight in Bhojvasa.
The distance for a one way trek is 5 kms. You will start in the morning and then go to Gaumukh. When you reach Gaumukh, you can explore Gaumukh. After that trek down to Bhojvasa. Stay in Bhojvasa for the night..
Morning trek down to Gangotri for 18 kms and then you will drive 100 kms to Gangotri.. Upon arrival Gangotri meet to driver and drive to Uttarkashi. On arrival Check in at Hotel. Overnight stay at Hotel.
In the morning, you will have to drive to Rishikesh via Dharasu Band and Chamba. The distance between these two places is 145 kms and is a 6 hour drive. Once you arrive at Rishikesh you will have to stay in a hotel. In the evening, you will have to visit Laxman Jhula and Ram Jhula. Spend the night in a hotel.
The distance between these 2 places is 230 kms' and the time that you will need will be around 6 to 7 hours. In the morning, you will have to drive to Delhi. Once you reach Delhi you will have to drop to the nearest airport or the railway station.