• GHARWAL - RISHIKESH, AULI & JAYALGARH (NEAR DEVPRAYAG)

  • Region - Uttarakhand
  • Duration 6 days
  • Altitute 3100M
  • Stay Rooms/Tents
  • Difficulty Moderate+

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Detail itinenary

Arrive late in the afternoon & relax for the day. Overnight at Rishikesh.
One has following options to do:

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

This is a beautiful drive during which you would drive through the holy towns of Rishikesh and later through the four of Panch Prayags of Deoprayag, Rudraparayag, Karnprayag and Nandprayag. The drive would be along the Ganges at first and later along the Alaknanda. At each of these prayags you have the confluence of one of the big Himalayan rivers with the Alaknanda which forms the main root river. Arrive in the lodge towards evening and soak in the beautiful views of valley and the mighty snow-clad peaks of the Himalayas. Depending on the time, you could take a walk in the apple orchards that the lodge is in and relax in the lodge itself. Overnight at Auli

Today we will drive to Auli main meadows (10 mins) and from here we will enjoy the thrill of travelling by a chair lift. We will reach the top most level of the chair lift and from here we start our trek towards Gurson meadows. It’s a superb experience of trekking on the snow covered meadows with great Himalayas just in front of you. We will trek to Gurson top which is a vantage point to view the great Nanda Devi. Spend some time in these serene setting and return to the lodge towards afternoon. On arrival relax and overnight at Auli

Option 1: Visit Badrinath Temple, Mana Village & Vasudhara Fall
After an early breakfast we drive towards Badrinath and Mana. En-route we will see the confluence of Dhauli Ganga and Alaknanda and can admire marvelous Vishnuprayag Hydroelectric power project. Enjoy beautiful scenic drive and reach Badrinath. It is famous Vishnu Temple and a very naturally beautiful touristic place. From here we will drive to Mana which is last Indian Village from the border of India and Tibet/China. One can enjoy photography as this location offers great view of Mount Neelkanth and other high peaks, valley & river. Some of the short hikes are also there like Vyasa Cave, Ganesha Cave and Bheem Pul. Enjoy shopping of local produces and woolen items handcrafted by local people. Have cup of tea/coffee and snacks at the Last Tea Shop of India in Mana. Drive back towards Auli by evening and relax. Overnight at Auli.

Option 2: Visit to Lata Village & Tapovan Hot Spring
Post breakfast, drive towards Lata Village, en-route one can enjoy hot water spring bath in Tapovan. Reach Lata & from here we will walk towards Lata village and visit Nanda Devi Temple which is about half an hour walk from road head. This is local deity of the village and is in scenic location. After spending some time we will walk through the village where we get to see villagers in traditional dresses, old houses and get a chance to interact with locals. One can enjoy lunch with the local family. Head back to the road head and drive back towards Auli, on-route we will see Reni Village which is associated with Chipko Movement in 1970’s and is the native place of Gaura Devi. Reach Auli late evening & relax rest of the day. Overnight at Auli.

After an early breakfast, we drive down to our river campsite at Jayalgarh. We will stop at Srinagar, the starting point of rafting. This rafting stretch is an ideal for the first timers & experience too. Along with the rafting, you will also enjoy cliff jumping, body surfing & swimming under the supervision of our guides. The rafting ends at the camp Jayalgarh. Once in the camp, relax the tired muscles by relaxing around a crackling bonfire. Overnight at Jayalgarh.

After a leisurely breakfast, we will depart for your onward. Trip ends here

Option 1: Rafting on the Ganges

TRIP EXTENSION POSSIBILITIES

Additional activities at Rishikesh: Bungee Jumping, Reverse Bungee, Flying Fox
Accommodation in Rishikesh – We can provide accommodation in a beautiful lodge/deluxe or premium hotels

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE TRIP
  • Deluxe Camping at Jayalgarh & Beautifully Located Places at Auli & Rishikesh
  • Surreal Experience of Walking Over Ganga River on Suspension Bridges of Laxman Jhula and Ram Jhula
  • Close Up View of Nanda Devi Peak (7816m) & Other Himalayan Giants From Auli & Gurson Top
  • Spiritual Intensity & Spectacular Landscape at Badrinath
  • Great Activities - hiking, Rafting, Kayaking & Other Water Activities
SKETCH ITINERARY

Day 01: Arrive in Rishikesh
Option 1: Local Sightseeing & Evening Ganga Aarti at Pramarth Niketan
Day 02: Rishikesh - Auli (2800m) (Drive/9 Hrs)
Day 03: Auli (2800m) - Hike Towards Gurson Meadows (Trek/2-3 Hrs)
Day 04: Auli: Exploration Day
Option 1: Visit Badrinath Temple, Mana Village & Vasudhara Fall
Option 2: Lata Village & Tapovan Hot Spring
Day 05: Auli (2800m) - Jayalgarh (550m) (Rafting & Other Water Activities (Drive 4.5 - 5 Hrs)
Day 06: Departure

Detail itinenary

Arrive late in the afternoon & relax for the day. Overnight at Rishikesh.
One has following options to do:

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

This is a beautiful drive during which you would drive through the holy towns of Rishikesh and later through the four of Panch Prayags of Deoprayag, Rudraparayag, Karnprayag and Nandprayag. The drive would be along the Ganges at first and later along the Alaknanda. At each of these prayags you have the confluence of one of the big Himalayan rivers with the Alaknanda which forms the main root river. Arrive in the lodge towards evening and soak in the beautiful views of valley and the mighty snow-clad peaks of the Himalayas. Depending on the time, you could take a walk in the apple orchards that the lodge is in and relax in the lodge itself. Overnight at Auli

Today we will drive to Auli main meadows (10 mins) and from here we will enjoy the thrill of travelling by a chair lift. We will reach the top most level of the chair lift and from here we start our trek towards Gurson meadows. It’s a superb experience of trekking on the snow covered meadows with great Himalayas just in front of you. We will trek to Gurson top which is a vantage point to view the great Nanda Devi. Spend some time in these serene setting and return to the lodge towards afternoon. On arrival relax and overnight at Auli

Option 1: Visit Badrinath Temple, Mana Village & Vasudhara Fall
After an early breakfast we drive towards Badrinath and Mana. En-route we will see the confluence of Dhauli Ganga and Alaknanda and can admire marvelous Vishnuprayag Hydroelectric power project. Enjoy beautiful scenic drive and reach Badrinath. It is famous Vishnu Temple and a very naturally beautiful touristic place. From here we will drive to Mana which is last Indian Village from the border of India and Tibet/China. One can enjoy photography as this location offers great view of Mount Neelkanth and other high peaks, valley & river. Some of the short hikes are also there like Vyasa Cave, Ganesha Cave and Bheem Pul. Enjoy shopping of local produces and woolen items handcrafted by local people. Have cup of tea/coffee and snacks at the Last Tea Shop of India in Mana. Drive back towards Auli by evening and relax. Overnight at Auli.

Option 2: Visit to Lata Village & Tapovan Hot Spring
Post breakfast, drive towards Lata Village, en-route one can enjoy hot water spring bath in Tapovan. Reach Lata & from here we will walk towards Lata village and visit Nanda Devi Temple which is about half an hour walk from road head. This is local deity of the village and is in scenic location. After spending some time we will walk through the village where we get to see villagers in traditional dresses, old houses and get a chance to interact with locals. One can enjoy lunch with the local family. Head back to the road head and drive back towards Auli, on-route we will see Reni Village which is associated with Chipko Movement in 1970’s and is the native place of Gaura Devi. Reach Auli late evening & relax rest of the day. Overnight at Auli.

After an early breakfast, we drive down to our river campsite at Jayalgarh. We will stop at Srinagar, the starting point of rafting. This rafting stretch is an ideal for the first timers & experience too. Along with the rafting, you will also enjoy cliff jumping, body surfing & swimming under the supervision of our guides. The rafting ends at the camp Jayalgarh. Once in the camp, relax the tired muscles by relaxing around a crackling bonfire. Overnight at Jayalgarh.

After a leisurely breakfast, we will depart for your onward. Trip ends here

Option 1: Rafting on the Ganges

TRIP EXTENSION POSSIBILITIES

Additional activities at Rishikesh: Bungee Jumping, Reverse Bungee, Flying Fox
Accommodation in Rishikesh – We can provide accommodation in a beautiful lodge/deluxe or premium hotels

PRICE INCLUSIONS
  • Accommodation: On the double sharing basis. In the case of odd numbers, that person will share the room on triple sharing
Days Location Deluxe package Premium package
Day 1 Rishikesh   Lemon tree or similar
Day 2 Auli Himalayan Eco Lodge  (Orchard Room)  Himalayan Eco Lodge  
(Himalayan View Room)
Day 3 Auli Himalayan Eco Lodge  (Orchard Room)  Himalayan Eco Lodge  
(Himalayan View Room)
Day 4 Auli Himalayan Eco Lodge  (Orchard Room)  Himalayan Eco Lodge  
(Himalayan View Room)
Day 5

Jayalgarh

(Near Devprayag)

Himalayan Eco Lodge, Jayalgarh Riverside Hotel
  • Meals: We provide simple, hygienic veg meals on all days
  • Day 01: Dinner
  • Day 02: Breakfast and Dinner
  • Day 03: Breakfast, Packed Lunch & Dinner
  • Day 04: Breakfast and Dinner
  • Day 05: Breakfast and Dinner
  • Day 06: Breakfast
  • Activities:
  • Hike towards Gurson meadows (Auli higher slopes)
  • Rafting on river Alaknanda river with a safety kayaker
  • Cliff Jumping, Body Surfing & swimming under the supervision of guides
  • 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
  • Cable car, chair lift, skiing or any other activities not included 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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Recognised by Ministry of Tourism, Government of India as an Approved Adventure Tour Operator