• GARHWAL: VIRAATKHAI (CHAKRATA), SURSINGDHAR (NEW TEHRI/KANATAL) & RISHIKESH

  • Region - Uttarakhand
  • Duration 7 days
  • Altitute 3680M
  • Stay Rooms/Tents
  • Difficulty Moderate

Budget

Accommodation: On double / single occupancy basis

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Detail itinenary

Arrive at Viratkhai by late afternoon. Initially you will drive through the plains of Doon valley and later an hour drive through the mountains which will take you to the property. Set in terrace fields on a ridge top the camp has fabulous views all around. Musoorrie is right in front and the Yamuna valley down below. Towards evening one can go on a short hike to a vantage point to enjoy a spectacular sunset . Overnight at Viratkhai (Chakrata)

After having leisurely breakfast you will drive to Chaurani which takes 30 min. This place used to be favourite camping spot for British. From Chaurani enjoy panoramic view of Himalayan peaks towards the north-east, peaks like Black peak, Swargarohini, Bandar Poochh and Gangotri group of peaks, towards south one can see the valley view of plains of Vikas Nagar and Dehradun. One can indulge in photography as well. After spending some time you will drive towards Singhor Village which will take about 20-25 min. From the road head walk to the local village & explore the beautiful culture of Jaunsar. You will walk through the village and see old construction of houses, traditional dress of the villagers. We will walk to Bhootdev Temple which is local deity of this village. Board the vehicle and drive back to the lodge. Later in the evening drive to Vishoi which will take about 20-25 min. Here we will see Mahasu Devta Temple which is most important deity of Jaunsari region. Vishoi is also a very beautiful village to look around. From here drive back to the lodge. Overnight at Viratkhai.

Post breakfast drive to Tiger fall. Hike down to see the famous Tiger Falls which will take 20 min. The hike is mostly downhill and fairly easy. This is one of the highest direct waterfalls in India measuring 312 ft. Here you will take a refreshing shower under the falls and enjoy the scenic surroundings. Spend some time and drive back towards lodge. On your way back, visit Chakrata town, Chirimiri Top and Ramtal Garden. Reach at the lodge and relax. Overnight at Viratkhai.

Post breakfast we will drive to Yamuna Bridge and spend some time by river side. We will continue to drive to Dhanaulti. Here you will take a hike into the beautiful eco park in the middle of thick Deodar forest. After Dhanaulti we will drive to Kaddukhal in Kanatal and finally reach Sursingdhar. Overnight at Sursingdhar

Option 1: Trek to Surkunda Devi
One can trek to Surkanda Devi (Temple dedicated to Goddess Sati) from Kaddukhal as this one of the highest mountain top in this region. Please note: if anyone wish to trek to Surkunda devi has to leave little early from Viratkhai (Chakrata)

Drive from the lodge after breakfast and reach Tehri Dam which is a drive of 45 min. Just before reaching the dam you can see a bird eye view of this magnificent structure and this is an idle place to take photographs. We will then drive straight to Tehri Lake where one can indulge in boating, banana boat ride, water scooter, Jet skiing and many other water activities as per the availability. Drive back towards the lodge. Enroute visit the local market of the town. One can purchase local produces like Sesame, Millets -Jhangora & Madua, local pulses from Manohar Lal & Sons which is one of the oldest shops. A variety of juices are also locally produced in this region amongst which Rhododendron and Malta are famous. Rest of the evening in leisure. Overnight at Sursingdhar

Today having leisurely breakfast, you will drive to Rishikesh for the overnight stay.

One has following options to select:
Option 1: Local sightseeing & evening Ganga Arti at Pramarth Niketan
In the evening drive to reach Tapovan from where you will start our heritage walk. Walk through Laxman Jhula suspension bridge to reach to the other side of the river. From here you will walk through the market of Swarg Ashram towards Parmarth Niketan. Once you reach Parmarth Niketan experience Aarti of Ganga River with diyas. Later walk towards Ram Jhula. On-route you can do shopping of various items like - Rudraksh, gems, religious books, holy water etc. One can have coffee/tea and enjoy local snacks. Cross over Ganga river by walking on another suspension brigde-Ram Jhula it is a short walk to reach the parking-Muni ki Reti. Board vehicle and reach hotel.

Option 2 - Rafting on Ganges
Today one can go on an enjoyable rafting trip. You will raft through the famous rapids & ghats. After finishing the rafting trip you will have lunch at the famous Chotiwala restaurant.

Depart and continue with your onward journey.
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE TRIP
  • Beautiful Locations for Your Stay at Chakrata, New Tehri & Rishikesh
  • Spectacular Himalayan Panorama From Various Vantage Points
  • Surreal Sunset on the Himalayan Ranges From Close to Camp at Chakrata
  • View of the Tehri Lake and Snow Clad Himalayan Peaks From Tehri Retreat
  • Great Activities - Hiking, Trekking, Rafting, Village Walk, Local Sightseeing Etc
SKETCH ITINERARY

Day 01: Arrive at Viraatkhai (Chakrata)(1900m) & Evening Hike to Sunset Point
Day 02: Viraatkhai (Chakrata)(1900m): Exploration Day
Visit to Chaurani, Singhor, Vishoi Village - Viraatkhai (Chakrata)(1900m) (Drive/ 2 Hrs)
Day 03: Viraatkhai (Chakrata)(1900m) - Visit to Tiger Waterfall, Chakrata Town, Raamtal Garden & Chirimiri Top - Viraatkhai (Chakrata)(1900m)
Day 04: Viraatkhai (Chakrata) - Enroute Visit Mussoorie, Dhanaulti & Kanatal - Sursingdhar (New Tehri)(1950m)(Drive/4 Hrs)
Day 05: Sursingdhar (New Tehri) (1950m) - Exploration Day
Visit the Gigantic Tehri Lake, Dam & Town
Day 06: Sursingdhar (New Tehri) - Rishikesh (Drive 2.5 Hrs)
Option 1: Local Sightseeing & Evening Ganga Aarti at Pramarth Niketan
Option 2: Rafting on the Ganges
Day 07: Depart

Detail itinenary

Arrive at Viratkhai by late afternoon. Initially you will drive through the plains of Doon valley and later an hour drive through the mountains which will take you to the property. Set in terrace fields on a ridge top the camp has fabulous views all around. Musoorrie is right in front and the Yamuna valley down below. Towards evening one can go on a short hike to a vantage point to enjoy a spectacular sunset . Overnight at Viratkhai (Chakrata)

After having leisurely breakfast you will drive to Chaurani which takes 30 min. This place used to be favourite camping spot for British. From Chaurani enjoy panoramic view of Himalayan peaks towards the north-east, peaks like Black peak, Swargarohini, Bandar Poochh and Gangotri group of peaks, towards south one can see the valley view of plains of Vikas Nagar and Dehradun. One can indulge in photography as well. After spending some time you will drive towards Singhor Village which will take about 20-25 min. From the road head walk to the local village & explore the beautiful culture of Jaunsar. You will walk through the village and see old construction of houses, traditional dress of the villagers. We will walk to Bhootdev Temple which is local deity of this village. Board the vehicle and drive back to the lodge. Later in the evening drive to Vishoi which will take about 20-25 min. Here we will see Mahasu Devta Temple which is most important deity of Jaunsari region. Vishoi is also a very beautiful village to look around. From here drive back to the lodge. Overnight at Viratkhai.

Post breakfast drive to Tiger fall. Hike down to see the famous Tiger Falls which will take 20 min. The hike is mostly downhill and fairly easy. This is one of the highest direct waterfalls in India measuring 312 ft. Here you will take a refreshing shower under the falls and enjoy the scenic surroundings. Spend some time and drive back towards lodge. On your way back, visit Chakrata town, Chirimiri Top and Ramtal Garden. Reach at the lodge and relax. Overnight at Viratkhai.

Post breakfast we will drive to Yamuna Bridge and spend some time by river side. We will continue to drive to Dhanaulti. Here you will take a hike into the beautiful eco park in the middle of thick Deodar forest. After Dhanaulti we will drive to Kaddukhal in Kanatal and finally reach Sursingdhar. Overnight at Sursingdhar

Option 1: Trek to Surkunda Devi
One can trek to Surkanda Devi (Temple dedicated to Goddess Sati) from Kaddukhal as this one of the highest mountain top in this region. Please note: if anyone wish to trek to Surkunda devi has to leave little early from Viratkhai (Chakrata)

Drive from the lodge after breakfast and reach Tehri Dam which is a drive of 45 min. Just before reaching the dam you can see a bird eye view of this magnificent structure and this is an idle place to take photographs. We will then drive straight to Tehri Lake where one can indulge in boating, banana boat ride, water scooter, Jet skiing and many other water activities as per the availability. Drive back towards the lodge. Enroute visit the local market of the town. One can purchase local produces like Sesame, Millets -Jhangora & Madua, local pulses from Manohar Lal & Sons which is one of the oldest shops. A variety of juices are also locally produced in this region amongst which Rhododendron and Malta are famous. Rest of the evening in leisure. Overnight at Sursingdhar

Today having leisurely breakfast, you will drive to Rishikesh for the overnight stay.

One has following options to select:
Option 1: Local sightseeing & evening Ganga Arti at Pramarth Niketan
In the evening drive to reach Tapovan from where you will start our heritage walk. Walk through Laxman Jhula suspension bridge to reach to the other side of the river. From here you will walk through the market of Swarg Ashram towards Parmarth Niketan. Once you reach Parmarth Niketan experience Aarti of Ganga River with diyas. Later walk towards Ram Jhula. On-route you can do shopping of various items like - Rudraksh, gems, religious books, holy water etc. One can have coffee/tea and enjoy local snacks. Cross over Ganga river by walking on another suspension brigde-Ram Jhula it is a short walk to reach the parking-Muni ki Reti. Board vehicle and reach hotel.

Option 2 - Rafting on Ganges
Today one can go on an enjoyable rafting trip. You will raft through the famous rapids & ghats. After finishing the rafting trip you will have lunch at the famous Chotiwala restaurant.

Depart and continue with your onward journey.
PRICE INCLUSIONS
  • Accommodation: On double sharing basis. On double sharing basis. In case of odd numbers, that person will share the room on triple sharing
  • Day 01: Deluxe rooms/Tents at Chakrata
  • Day 02: Deluxe rooms/Tents at Chakrata
  • Day 03: Deluxe rooms/Tents at Chakrata
  • Day 04: Deluxe/Premium Room at New Tehri
  • Day 05: Deluxe/Premium Room at New Tehri
  • Day 06: Deluxe/Premium Room at Rishikesh
  • Day 07: Depart
  • Meals: We provide simple, hygienic veg meals on all days
  • Day 01: Dinner
  • Day 02: Breakfast and Dinner
  • Day 03: Breakfast and Dinner
  • Day 04: Breakfast and Dinner
  • Day 05: Breakfast and Dinner
  • Day 06: Breakfast and Dinner
  • Day 07: Breakfast
  • Activities:
  • Evening hike to the sunset point
  • Visit Tiger waterfall, Chakrata town, Ramtaal Garden & Chirimiri top
  • Walkthrough local village of Jaunsar & visit traditional temples, houses, etc
  • Professional guide(s) to ensure high safety and more information and personal attention which are necessary to appreciate an activity. All our guides are professionally trained and have many years of relevant experience in guiding trips.
  • Experienced river guides with safety kayakers
  • Good quality of equipment for Rafting
  • Forest entry charges & permits for Indian guest only
  • Basic first aid for the group
PRICE EXCLUSIONS
  • Transport of any nature
  • Any meals/services not mentioned above
  • Any charges for video cameras, still cameras, etc.
  • Alcohol, soft drinks, beverages, etc.
  • Personal expenses like tips, telephone calls, laundry, etc.
  • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances like landslides, roadblocks, bad weather, etc.
  • Insurance
  • GST 12%
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