Overview

Region :- Uttarakhand
Duration :- 7 Days
Grade :- Easy To Moderate
Max Altitude :- 3992 Ft.
Approx Trekking Km :- 158 Kms.

Description

Dodital Trek is one of the largest lake of Uttarakhand.

Dodital Trek is the most famous trek in Uttarakhand India and Many people come from abroad to visit this place. This lake is around 1.5 km big. The Fish brought by an English trekker was released in 1971. This has now been thousands.

The most important thing of Dodital Trek is that it is considered as the birth place of God Ganesha. That’s why locals have been worshiping at this place for centuries. Here is beautiful Temple who is situated opposite side of the Dodital Lake.

According to the Purans it is said that whoever prays in this pond with a sincere heart whose wishes come true. Sangamchati is the starting point of this trek; on this place we start this trek.

We can see beautiful views on the route of Dodital. A village comes after 4 km short walk, whose name is Agoda village. Agoda village is the last village of this area.

Dodital Trek is a Birthplace of Ganesha

Dodital trek is to the sacred freshwater beg Lake lying at an altitude of 3024 Meters  in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand and it is also known as “Dhundital”.

It is believed that this is Ganesha’s birthplace and because of the presence of Ganesha’s temple you can feel the spirituality in the environment.

Dodital Trek – Bliss for Trekkers

Dodital trek is one of the famous treks in the Garhwal Himalayas. The best time to do it is in winters because the snow magically changes the alluring green meadows totally into white making the trek little difficult.

However, the views are worth the climb! Moreover, spend your nights in perfect campsites and explore the Asi Ganga valley, Bhagirathi valley and the Yamuna valley.

And, during your trek come across a variety of colorful flowers, dense forests and small rivulets snaking their way through rich verdant meadows. The trail further leads to Darwa Top.

From Dodital further climb up to Darwa top (4,150 m) and get spell bind by the magnificent views of Swargarohini peaks, Bandar poonch peak (6300 Meters) and snow ridges of Dhauladhar range with other forested ridges towards Hanuman Chatti. Get the real charm of Dodital trek and Darwa Pass in winters to witness it at its best.

Why to choose Dodital Trek?

Before heading towards the itinerary, it is really essential to perceive the reason behind choosing Dodital   trek. See firstly, the trekking distance is a total of 56 km which is to be covered into 7 days.

Yet, it comes under moderate level of easy to moderate because of the things that this trek has to offers. These are:

No high altitude mountain sickness due to forthcoming of forest region. And this is easy level trek

The trail is not that abrupt and sheer as compare to other treks. So, beginners can easily do this trek. And family

You got to see so many heavenly bodies at one place like the panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges, meadows, lakes, pine forests, different variety of flora and fauna surpassing through bona fide Garhwali heritage and culture

During winter season, this fascinating Dodital lake remains covered in snow and the white sheet of snow makes it look like a magical wide frozen lake.

And, in summers, the valley turns totally different and amusing because of forest line, wildflowers and woods blooming in different colors.

Altitude we are going to cover in Dodital Trek

Uttarkashi   – 1158 Meter

Bhebra  camp – 2400 Meter

Manji camp   – 2875 Meter

Dodital – 3024 Meter

Key Points of Dodital Trek

Duration: –   6 Nights 7 Days

Base camp: – Uttarkashi

Summer Temperature: – Day (5°C to 15°C)   Night (2° C to 8° C)

Winter Temperature: – Day (-2°C to -5° C) Night (-5°C to -10°C)

Dodital Altitude: – 3024 Meters

Best Time: – All year

Trek Level: – Moderate

Trek distance: – On foot 56 Km – By taxi 312 km

Group Size: – 20 people

Short Itinerary of Dodital Trek

Day 1- Pickup to you from Dehradun railway station – Drive to Uttarkashi   – 145 Km (5/6 Hours (1158 Meters)

Day 2 – Drive from Uttarkashi   to Sangamchati (12km) by taxi same day trek to Bhebra  (08 km) (4/5 Hours) (2400 Meters)

Day 3 – Trek from Bhebra camp to Manji camp (9 km) (4/5 Hours) (2875 Meters)

Day 4- Trek from Manji Camp to Dodital Camp (6 km) (2/3 Hours) (3024 Meters)

Day 5 – Exploration Day Darwa top summit (4150 Meters) back to camp (6/7 Hours)

Day 6 –Trek from Dodital camp to Bhebra camp (15 km) (7/8 Hours) (2400 Meters)

Day 7 – Trek from Bhebra Bhebra camp to Sangamchatti Road head same day Drive Dehradun by taxi (157 km) (7/8 Hours)

Day 1 : Pick up from Dehradun Railway Station and Drive to Uttarkashi

Total distance 158 km – 6/7 Hours journey

 Mode of journey – By taxi

 Altitude – Uttarkashi – 1158 Meter

 Night stay – Hotel on twin share basis

Himalayan Hikers arrange vehicles for you from Dehradun Railway Station in the morning 06 am -07 am. You will go through Rajpur road or via Mussoorie, reach around 8 am here
Mussoorie hill station is one of the most visited hill station in Uttarakhand.

After 45 minutes you will reach Suwa Kholi take a breakfast stop in Suwa Kholi for 1 hour .After the Suwa Kholi beautiful peaks and villages like Almas, Rotu Ki Valley or Chinyali Saur will start looking. We will see Tehri Lake on the way.

Tehri Dam is the highest dams in Asia, with a staggering height of 260 meters.
We will reach after some time in Uttarkashi.

Uttarkashi – Uttarkashi District is a district of Garhwal division of the Uttarakhand state.
Uttarkashi district contains the source of both the Ganges from Gangotri and Yamuna from Yamunotri.
Kashi Vishwanaath Mandir is one the favorite place of lord Shiva.
The area of this District is 8,016sq km, Uttarkashi district is one of the notable place.

Day 2 : Drive from Uttarkashi to Sangamchati by taxi (12km) same day trek to Bhebra Camp

 Total distance 08 km – 4/5 Hours journey

 Mode of journey – On foot

 Altitude – Bhebra camp – 2400 Meter

 Night Stay – Our Campsite – on twin share basis

After having breakfast 12 km taxis from Uttarkashi to Sangamchatti

Sangamchatti is a beautiful place, Asi Ganga flows in Sangamchatti

Sangamchatti is the starting point of Dodital Trek, There is a Trek of about 8 km from here which will reach first camp Bhebra via Agora village, and it take around 4-5 hours to complete this trek.

On the way we see beautiful views like forest, species of many plants like pine and rhododendron etc. We enjoy the first camp site Bhebra.

Day 3 : Trek from Bhebra camp to Manji camp (9 km) (4/5 Hours) (2875 Meters)

 Trek Distance 09 km – 4/5 Hours journey

 Mode of journey – On foot

 Altitude – Manji camp – 2875 Meter

 Night Stay – Our Camp site  on twin share basis

Today After breakfast we will go from Bhebra camp to Manji camp it’s around 9 km trek, it take 5-6 hour to complete this trek

Manji camp is a forest camp site, thick forest are around that place. Here local people part time hut, the beautiful melodious sounds of birds are heard at this place. I love this camp site

Day 4 : Trek from Manji Camp to Dodital Camp (6 km) (2/3 Hours) (3024 Meters)

 Trek Distance 06 – 2/3 Hours journey

 Mode of journey – On foot

 Altitude – Dodital camp – 3024 Meter

 Night Stay – Camp site  on twin share basis

Today we will go from Manji to Dodital, It’s around 5-6 km
On the way of Dodital there is trail route, thick forest and adorable views which captivates everyone, we will reach Dodital, which is our destination.

The altitude of Dodital is 3024 meter above sea level. This lake is around 1.5 km big. The Fish brought by an English trekker was released in 1971. This has now been thousands.

The most important thing of this place is that it is considered as the birth place of God Ganesha. That’s why locals have been worshiping at this place for centuries.

Here is beautiful Temple who is situated opposite side of the Dodital Lake.

According to the Puranas it is said that whoever prays in this pond with a sincere heart whose wishes come true.

Day 5 : Exploration Day Darwa top summit

 Trek Distance –10 km – 6/7 Hours journey

 Mode of journey – On foot

 Altitude – Darwa top – 4150 Meter

 Night Stay – Our GMVN – on twin share basis

Today is the exploring day, as usual we take breakfast, and our camp will remain same today.
We all trekkers go from Dodital to Darwa top, it is 4150m above sea level.

Darwa top is a beautiful ridge, where people go to Hanuman Chatti or Yamunotri. Darwa top is 4150m above sea level.

People see snow covered mountains like Swargarohini peak, Bandarpoonch, Kala Naag Dhauladhar Range, or Hanuman Chatti range from here.

Darwa top is situated on 360 degree, where people can see all around beauties and get satisfaction. Back to Dodital camp

Day 6 : Trek from Dodital camp to Bhebra camp (15 km) (7/8 Hours) (2400 Meters)

 Total distance 15 km – 7/8 Hours journey

 Mode of journey – On foot

 Altitude – Bhebra – 2400 Meter

 Night Stay – on twin share basis

Have breakfast and trek downhill through the same path to reach Bhebra camp . The descent is easy. But carefully enjoy the last night at camp with us

Day 7 : Return : Trek from Bhebra camp to Sangamchati Road head same day Drive Dehradun by taxi (158 km) (7/8 Hours)

 Trek Distance  08 km – 3/4 Hours journey

 Mode of journey – On foot 8 km and by taxi 170 km

Today last breakfast with us – easy to reach Sangamchatti

Himalayan Hikers arranged to you transport from Sangamchatti to Dehradun via Mussoorie
End here our service

Personal Insurance

 Medical Certificate

 Personal toiletry Items and Personal Medicine kit

 On first day En Route to base camp the Breakfast and Lunch are Not Included

 Last Day En Route Lunch and Dinner are Not Included