Dodital is known as Dhundi Raj which means the birthplace of Lord Ganesha more than that it has amazing scenery as you enter Assi Ganga valley and it has a huge high altitude lake full of fishes called Brown Trout which has been brought up from Scotland in 1862 by Britishers.

Darwa top makes it even prettier.


30°29′22″N 79°12′55″E

GRADE                                  Moderate
SEASON                                 All
LOCATION                             Uttarakhand

AREA                                      Uttarkashi


Rishikesh to Uttarkashi to Gangotri (Return)
Stay in Hotels 
Uttarkashi - 2 Nights; 
Gangotri - 1 Night
A place to keep excess luggage at Gangotri
Full board trek with porters (Personal luggage 12 kg per person); Meals; Stay in Tents (Double Occupancy); Trek Expedition Support Team and Trek Lead

Part 2 (Oct 18th noon to Oct 19th morning) - OPTIONAL (1N1D)
Includes Day trip Uttarkashi - Gangotri - Uttarkashi after Doditral Trek; Overnight stay at Uttarkashi in a hotel on 18th night; post breakfast on Oct 19th transfer from Uttarkashi to Dehradun.

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Day 1- Rishikesh to Uttarkashi (1550m) 6hrs drive..

Transfer from Rishikesh to Uttarkashi in the valley of the Assi Ganga.(6-7 hr drive) 

Overnight Stay in Lodge

Day 2- Uttarkashi to Agora/Bevra 5/7km Trek.

Camp to Bevra (2400m) 4-5 hrs

Depart for Bevra – the walk is 8 km (4-5 hrs) along the Assiganga stream. Bevra is a camping spot 1.5 kms ahead of Agoda village. A dip in the stream in Bevra is the best way to wash out the first-day body aches.

Overnight Camping 

Day 3- Agora/Bevra to Dodital 16/14km (3050)mtrs to (3310m) 6-7 hrs trek

Early morning breakfast. Commence trek to Dodital, 16 km (6-7 hrs)  The walk is gradual. The Rhododendron and Oak trees mainly dot the trek with occasional Seabuckthorn bushes. There is no habitation beyond Bevra except for the Shepherd shelter in Majhi. Dodital at 10,000 ft is a freshwater lake amidst a thick jungle. The brown trout in the lake adds to the beauty.

Overnight Camping

Lodge Stay (Optional at additional cost)

Day 4 -Dodital to Darwa pass/top 6/8km; 4-6 hrs Trek (4150) mt and back to Dodital for lunch.

Start very early in the morning with packed breakfasts for Darwa Pass. The walk to Darwa top is 5 km (2-3 hrs). It is a pass at a height of 4150m. The entire walk is an uphill climb. It starts with the climb along the feeder to Dodital breaking into a thick birch forest opening into the high meadows. A perfect setting for Himalayan wildflowers, Darwa Top offers an amphitheater view of the Bandarpunch and Swargarohini range of peaks. Absorb the breathtaking views and start the downhill walk to reach the campsite for the hot lunch. One can also spend this day sipping tea, catching up with the local tales, walking around the lake sighting birds, or just observing the clear waters of the lake with the trouts making the occasional appearances.

Overnight Camping / Lodge Stay

Day 5 - Dodital to Bevra 14km.

Trek Dodital to camp  (1550m) 6-7 hrs Trek

Carry on the downhill trek which at times is very steep to reach Uttarkashi (6-8 hrs). On reaching cleanse yourself with a hot water bath or take a dip in the nearby natural water pool. Dinner followed by a bonfire. (Stay near Bevra)

Overnight Camping 

Day 6 Bevra to Uttarkashi, 7km trek and 15km drive to Sangamchatti and then further to Dehradoon via Uttarkashi

Overnight stay at Uttarkashi in Hotel

Day 7 After breakfast (Uttarkashi to Rishikesh transfer)

Morning: Variety of Eggs (If eggs are allowed as per UK govt policy) / One Veg Dish / + Bread Butter Jam Variety + Corn flakes + Tea Coffee Milk Bournvita
Lunch : Indian roti/parantha + 01 Veggie sabzi + 01 Farsan ( baked or steam)  + 01 choice of Dal + jeera rice /pullav + papad + Salads
Dinner: Soup + Khhichadi kadhi or Paratha bhaji + One Non veg dish
All meals served Hot:
During treks: Hydration with chocolates/tetra pack juices/Tang/lemon juice/Rohafzaa / fruits like banana /apple / orange similar
Portage throughout the trip for all guest gear up to 10 kilos each in Backpack or Duffle bag only
Crew Field Staff (professionals working in High Altitude )  + Guides + Experienced Offsite The facilitator who is experienced in Offsite; Adventure Events.

Taxes if applicable will be extra. 
Any kind of insurance
Extra personal portar
Cost of rescue and evacuation; (Manpower, transport; medical cost and stay, and food-related to that).

Checklist for things to carry:

·          Woolen cap
·          Peak cap
·          Thermal underwear
·          Warm sweater/ Woolen trousers / Thick track pants for Trekking
·          Woolen socks
·          Rain gear (Jacket, trousers/ Parkha)
·          Warm jacket
·          Woolen gloves
·          Torch
·          T – shirts/ shorts for rafting
·          Sun block lotion
·          Chap-stic (lip salve)
·          Good hiking shoes with ankle support
·          Floaters for rafting
·          Camera & films
·          One pair sport shoes for camp
·          One duffel bag for personal item ( To be carried by horse / pony)
·         One knapsack for item of daily use ( To be carried by you.
·         Personal sleeping bag (Recommended) 

More about Dodital Trek

Dodital, the lake with a lot of mythological history is a very happening trekking destination at the present age. Dodital is the birthplace of Lord Ganesha and is said to have witnessed the beheading of the deity by Lord Shiva. Surrounded by lush greenery with crystal clear water makes this place an ultimate destination for travelers and sightseers. At an elevation of 3307 meters above mean sea level, in the north of Uttarakashi is a precise trekking destination and also holds the potential for other adventure sports.
The lake is famous for its Himalayan trout, the exoticism rendered by the surrounding forest, and tranquility provided by the calm waters of the lake. This is an imposing destination with impeccable beauty and many facts that are a lot adorable.
Dodital provides a lot of opportunities for travelers to hang around in the Asi Ganga valley. There are subsidiary treks transporting one from Asi Ganga valley to Bhagirathi Ganga valley and to the Yamuna valley and vice versa.
Apart from a display of natural beauty, there is an array of diversity in culture and heritage for which India is known for ages. The array of cultures can be seen by travelers during their voyage through remote Himalayan settlements.

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