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Dodital - Yamunotri Trek

 The ideal beginner’s trek in the Garhwal Himalayas


“ Chasing angels or fleeing demons, go to the mountains.” Jeffrey Rasley





What make this trek special?

Yumontri via Dodital is an interesting trek which starts from Uttarkashi, situated at the bank of Bhagirathi (Ganga) river, and reaches Yamunotri, the source of Yamuna River. Dodital, a freshwater lake with a lot of mythological history, is a very happening trekking destination at the present age. The lake is home to the famous Himalayan Golden Mahseer fish. The calm and tranquil surroundings, gurgling streams, crystal clear water, dense alpine forests make Dodital trek an ideal retreat, especially for first timers. From the Garhwal Mountains by the Holy Ganges to the Fresh water exotic aquatic life, this trek is a food for your soul. Yamunotri, the source of the river Yamuna, is the western most shrine in the Garhwal Himalayas, located on a flank of the Bandarpunch peak (the revered shrine of Yamunotri, source of the shadow of the 6,315 mts high Bandarpunch Mountain). It constitutes one of the four most important pilgrimages, collectively called 'char dham' of the Garhwal Himalayas.



Fun Facts:

  • • Dodital is the birth place of "Lord Ganesha" and is said to have witnessed the beheading of the deity by "Lord Shiva".
    • The other name of the lake is Dhundhital which means Ganesh-ka-tal (Dhundhi is synonym of Ganesha) 

    What’s more?

    • • A place of great scenic beauty, with apple orchards all around and the great Himalaya range forming the skyline.
      • Splendid views of Asi Ganga stocked with Trout

    • Bandarpunch group of peaks can be seen in all its glory

    • Trek through thick vegetation- A chance to easily get lost on the trail

    • Refreshing bath in the hot water springs at Yamunotri






So join us to explore the bounties of nature, with a sense of adventure, as well as, zest for discovering the unknown; a trip carefully crafted by seasoned escorts and facilitators. The magic happens only when you step out of your comfort zone!



Camp date: April 2, 2015

Duration of Camp: 10 days






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The entire tour was amazing. Bhutan is indeed very beautiful. I enjoyed the trip to the core.
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