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Gangotri Holiday Packages - Interesting Tourist Attractions

Author : Dr Easton Patrick


Gangotri, possessing great history is one among the Char Dham pilgrimage areas located in Garhwal hills of Uttarkashi. This historic place with amazing natural beauty is an ideal destination for holiday packages. Rare collection of ancient temples and alluring rivers with serene surroundings makes the land divine. Best time for visiting this tourist place is from the month of May to September. Following is the itinerary of an interesting holiday package covering prime attractions of Gangotri within five days time period.

Day 01: Upon arrival at Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun, guides from Gangotri holiday package will transfer you to hotel in Gangotri. Have dinner and stay whole night at hotel.

Day 02: After breakfast in the early morning, Gangotri holiday package will start its journey by exploring historic Gangotri glacier or Gaumukh. This glacier with 30 Kms length and between 2 to 4 Kms width is the origin of Bhagirathi River. You can reach here by traveling 18 Kms from the religious town of Gangotri in Uttarkhand. Yearly, thousands of people come here to take a dip in the waters near glacier. This Hindu pilgrimage centre is also well known as trekker's paradise.

Next, tour trip will move on to Dayara Bugyal. On the way to Dayara Bugyal, you can visit famous Sheshnag Temple. Dayara Bugyal is an enchanting meadow located at an altitude of 3048 m above sea level. It is a picturesque spot grabbing the hearts of visitors. Dayara Bugyal is also renowned as a skiing point during winter season. In the late evening, tour trip will return to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 03: Post breakfast from hotel, third day of Gangotri holiday package will first focus on Nachiketa Tal. Nachiketa Tal, located at a distance of 32 Kms from Uttarkashi is named after Nachiketa who was the son of Saint Uddalak. Serene surrounding with amiable cool climate makes the land an ideal destination for stress relief and relaxation. Majestic mountain peaks, crystal clear lakes and thick dense forests makes the land one among the favourite destinations of nature lovers. Tehri, located at a distance of 167 Kms from Gangotri is another destination explored during Gangotri holiday package. It is the merging point of Bhagirathi River and Bhilangna River. This former capital of Tehri Garhwal locality is now known for a giant hydel project. After visiting Tehri, tour trip will return to hotel. Dinner and overnight stay will be provided at hotel.

Day 04: Fourth day of Gangotri holiday package will start its journey by traveling to Narendranagar, the present capital of Tehri state. It is located at a distance of 226 km from Gangotri. Spellbinding views of Ganga valley of Rishikesh and the plains of Haridwar from Narendranagar pleases all eyes. It is an ideal destination for watching sunset view. In the late evening, tour trip will return to hotel. After reaching hotel, enjoy dinner and have a good night sleep.

Day 05: Post breakfast, representatives from Gangotri holiday package will assist you to Jolly Grant Airport for your return journey to home. Here comes to an end for this tour trip with happy memories.


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Read more information about Gangotri Holiday Packages. Also know Kasauli Honeymoon Packages. Read about Meghalaya Honeymoon Packages.

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