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Yamnotri trekking Expedition


Introduction

Yamunotri, the source of the river Yamuna, is the western most shrines in the Garhwal Himalayas, located on a flank of the Bandarpunch peak It constitutes one of the four most important pilgrimages, collectively called 'char dham' of the Garhwal Himalayas.

Trek Highlights

This is one of the easier and more popular treks in the Garhwal Himalayas. This trek along the Tons River valley is surrounded by high mountains and dense forests. For bird watchers this trek is highly recommended in the pre Monsoon months and the post Monsoon season is ideal for appreciating wildflowers. Ruinsara Lake is nestled under the Swargrohini Range and the area isassociated with Hindu mythology.

Route Chart

New Delhi Mori - Sankari - Taluka - Osla - Ruinsara Yamnotri Chamba

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrive Mhe Mori Camps

  • Arrive for Lunch at Mhe Mori camps ,enjoy a game of volley ball or relax along the riverside with your evening tea Camp fire & singsong is followed by a sumptuous buffet dinner.
  • Overnight stay in deluxe tents.

Day 02 : Drive to Taluka, Overnight at Osla (2559m),13km, 4-5 hrs trek

  • Today we cross the Siyan Gad by bridge, further trail climbs to Dhatmir village. Later we cross towards right side of the Tons river. The route is dotted with tea shops and Dhabas. Osla has very dense forests of Walnut, Chestnut, Willows and Chinars, overnight camp.
  • Overnight in expedition tents.

Day 03 : Trek: Osla Ruinsara Lake (3369m) (10/11 km, 4-5 hrs trek)

  • Continue the drive, through the Sutlej gorge and into the magic of the Sangla valley.
  • Overnight in expedition tents.

Day 04: Trek: Ruinsara to foot of Bali pass (5-6 hrs trek)

  • Today we steadly climb to the base of Bali pass. A majestic trio of Kalanag, Bander Punch and Swargarohini peaks stands in front of base camp, overnight camp.
  • Overnight in expedition tents.

Day 05: Trek: Climb to Bali pass(4800m) - Yamnotri (3165m). 9km, 5-6 hrs trek

  • Bali pass is about 4800m, and it is not a glaciated pass. However, it is a rocky and scree filled pass between the Tons valley and the Yamunotri valleys The route descends through open meadows and later through forests to lead to the Yamunotri shrine.
  • Overnight in expedition tents

Day 06: Trek to Janki chatti (2575m) - Hanuman Chatti (2400m):14 kms. 6-7 hrs trek

  • Today we head via Janki Chatti to Hanuman Chatti and the road head.. this is also the confluence of the Yamuna and Hanuman Ganga rivers.
  • Overnight in expedition tents.

Day 07: Hanuman Chatti to Dehradun, board to Delhi

  • Post breakfast, drive to Dehradun and take your connection onward.
 
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