How to reach:

By air:
nearest airport Jolly Grant, 270 Km to Gangothri via Rishikesh.
By rail: Rishikesh - 249 Km.
By road: Delhi-Rishikesh : 230 Km (Bus) aRishikesh-Uttarkashi :155 Km (Bus) aUtharkashi-Gangothri: 90 Km (Spl. Vehicle) aGangothri-gomukh : 19 Km (Trekking).


State: Uttarakhand, Uttarkashi aEastern side.


Altitude: 13,000 feet
Very cold at night, cool at daytime in May to October.

Best Season:

May to October


STD code: 01372 (Chamoli)
Rest House: 0135-2746817 (Dehradun).
Isavasyasram Gangothri
GMVN Bunglow Bhojpasa (9 km from Gangotri in trek path).


Sherpas available. Rs 400-500 for one trip (3 days). Food expenses extra.

What to buy


Do's & Don'ts

Keep discipline and patience while trekking a Don't use cigarette and alcohol acollect holy ganga water.

Prepare to face dehydration, high altitude syndrome a Medical checkup for Blood pressure and asthma is advised a Normal battery will drain quickly in low temperature. keep spare batteries for camera.


Woollen dresses stockings aShoe with good grips aWoollen gloves a Back pack aRain coat a Torch a Medicines aDry fruits & water.

Phone numbers and Tariff are liable to change. Confirm before proceeding.