Dodital
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Destinations: Garhwal Himalayas

Duration: 5 Nights 6 days


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Region: Garhwal Himalayas
Duration: 5Nights 6Days
Destination covered:  Haridwar-Rishikesh –Uttarkashi-Agoda –Dodital Darwa pass-  Rishieksh
Altitude: 4100 mtrs
Grade: easy
Best Time: Round The Year

Dhundital means Ganesh – ka – tal. In Sanskrit Dhundi is synonymous with Lord Ganesha. There is a temple which is devoted to lord Ganesha. The legend has it that Ganesha selected this place as his abode. The story goes that this is the place where Ganesha was born. Shiva is known to keep away from home for extended periods and it is during one of these long periods of absence that Ganesha was born. One day Parvati, Ganesha’s mother, was having a bath in the lake. She had instructed Ganesha to guard the entrance to the lake. Just then Shiva returned from one of his long trips, and was stopped by Ganesha.

Dodital is a high altitude lake at a height of 3050 mts/10847 ft. Situated amidst pine forests with the backdrop of Darwa Bugyal, a high altitude meadow;Dodital has a serene effect on the mind and body. Dodital gets its name from Dodi, the local name for trout, which are found in large numbers in the lake.

Day By Day Itinerary

 Day 01 Dehra Dun Jolly Grant Ariport :  Uttarkashi
Today 12:30 pm I will meet to you From Jolly Grant Airport and Drive to
Uttarkashi. 6 hrs Drive. The drive takes you through the picturesque Garhwal Mountains along with the holy Ganges. Check in hot. Hotel Accommodation – Shivlinga Resort – Room or Breakfast Bases.

Day 02: – Uttarkashi –Sangam Chatti-Agoda – Bevra
After breakfast drive to Sangam Chatti (1350m) the starting point of the trek. The trail ascends through the deciduous to semi-tropical forest. Along the way we cross the village of Agoda (2250m), a line of rose bushes and hedgerows greets you. Bevra (2500m) is a beautiful campsite with a stream nearby – a perfect place for a night halt.  Tent Accommodationn-Pack Lunch. Evening Tea Biscuits soup Our Dinner

Day 03:-Agoda- Bevra  –Dodital
After breakfast, follow the trail as it ascends through the forest toarrive at Majhi (3150m), from here, it is a pleasant walk through rhododendron, Oak, Pine and Bamboo forest around hillside to arrive atthe beautiful lake of Dodital (3310m). Check in the Camp Dodital.
Tent Acommodation. Breakfast. Pack Lunch Evening Tea Biscuits. Soup Our Dinner .
Day 04: May 18-Dodital- Darwa Pass – Dodital  Tent Accommodation- Breakfast. Hot Lunch. Evening Tea Snakes. Soup Our Dinner
After breakfast enjoy the beauty and serenity of the lake. For the one seekinga physical challenge, a climb atop the Darwa pass (4150m.) is very rewarding. You can see the magnificent Peaks of Bandar Poonch and Swargarohini, evening back to camp.
Day 05:- Dodital – Agoda
After breakfast return trek to the village of Agoda. Check in the local village house. Evening understand the life of local peoples and enjoy local food.  Accommodation -Guest House. Break Fast. Packed Lunch Evening Tea Biscuits Our Dinner

Day 06:- Agoda –Uttarkashi – Rishikesh
After breakfast an easy walk to Sangam chatti, and then drive to Uttarkashi Rishikesh .