Retreat and Trekking in Himalaya to the Source of Ganges
Two Weeks(Yoga Retreats & Trekking)22 Apr 2019 - 05 May 2019
16 Sep 2019 - 29 Sep 2019
Price: $ 1200 USD
One Week(Only Trekking)28 Apr 2019 – 05 May 2019
22 Sep 2019 – 29 Sep 2019
Price: $ 850 USD
First-week Retreat at Mahatma Yoga and second-week trekking to the source of Ganges.
Trek to Gomukh and Gangotri glacier (12760 ft/3890 m).The rare and close sights of Mt Shivling (21,467/6543 m), bare and totally wild landscapes, solitude and deep spirituality trek in an amazing region of the Himalayas and witnessing the unique culture of the spiritual Himalayan people.
Approx Trekking Km: 36 Kms.
Retreat and Trekking to the world Highest Shiva Temple
Two Weeks(Yoga Retreats & Trekking)01 Apr 2019 – 13 Apr 2019
12 May 2019 – 25 May 2019
Price: $ 950 USD
One Week(Only Trekking)07 Apr 2019 – 13 Apr 2019
19 May 2019 – 25 May 2019
Price: $ 599 USD
First week Retreat at Mahatma Yoga
second week trekking to the world highest Shiva Temple at an altitude of 11,352 feet (3,460 m) Chandrashila “The Moon Rock” at an altitude of 12,083 feet (3683 m) with a famous 360-degree view of the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas, including Nanda Devi (25,643 ft / 7816 m), Trisul (23,360 ft, 7120 m), Kedar Peak (22, 770 ft, 6940 m), Bandarpunch and Chaukhamba peaks.
Approx Trekking Km: 30 Kms.
First Week of Spiritual Yoga Retreat in the Himalaya, India
Spiritual Trekking tour to the Source of Ganges
The journey will start by a road trip crossing beautiful Himalayan city like Uttarkashi, bath at hot spring water at Gangnani, visit famous Gangotri temple, yogic trek to Gomukh from an altitude starting at Gangotri of 3048 meters to 3890 Meters at Gomukh Glacier. This 18 km trekking one side will acknowledge the cultural immersion from the local rural Himalayan people with the glimpse of beautiful mountain peaks on way and walking on the hills and some time traverse rickety wooden bridges following in the imaginable footsteps of ancient times pilgrims and those Sadhu who choose this wonderland for their supreme spiritual connection.
Short ItineraryDay 7: Rishikesh - Gangnani Hot Springs - Dharali: 249 KM(Drive)
Day 8: Dharali- Trek to Seven lakes:: Visit Tibetan village:: Cultural exchange
Day 9: Dharali to Gangotri: Trekking 19 KM
Day 10: Gangotri to Bhojwasa: Trekking 14 KM
Day 11: Bhojwasa-Gomukh-Gangotri Trekking 24 Km Two way(From 3775 meters to 3890 meters sea level)
Day 12: Gangotri to Uttarkashi or Lamgaon (Drive)
Day 13: Uttarkashi / Lambgaon to Rishikesh Mahatma Yoga Ashram(Drive)
Spiritual Trekking tour to the World’s highest Shiva Temple
Our second itinerary for the second week is the beautiful destination which is world’s highest Shiva temple at Tungnath. Lord Shiva the Adiyogi or the first yogi has a beautiful temple at an altitude of 3,460 m (11,352 ft), which is believed to be 5000 years old. This one week journey will have beautiful trekking starting from Village Sari starting at an altitude of (7,841 ft/2390 m) crossing Chandrashila peak, Deoriatal the beautiful lake, Chopta forest trekking in the midst of oak, maple and rhododendron trees, followed by a beautiful bird chirping while passing some meadows with old shepherd huts and if lucky the spotting some tracks of wild animals, like foxes and leopards. The ascent to the Tungnath temple and on the top of the Chandrashila peak the unbelievable 360-degrees views of over 7000 mountain peaks on the rising Sun will be the most unforgettable moment you will ever experience on any Himalayan trek.
Short ItineraryDay 7: Drive from Mahatma Yoga Ashram in Rishikesh to Sari village by private car, 8 Hour drive.
Day 8: Sari (6,601 ft/2012 m) to Deoriatal (7,841 ft/2390 m). 1 hour trek, 3 km. Night at the Deoriatal campsite/guesthouse.
Day 9: Deoriatal (7,841 ft/2390 m) to Chopta (8,790 ft/2679 m). 7-8 hours trek, 14 km. Night at the Chopta campsite/guesthouse.
Day 10: Chopta (8,790 ft/2679 m) to Tungnath and Chandrashila (12,083 ft/3683 m) and back to Chopta. 4 hours trek, 8 km. Night at the Chopta campsite/guesthouse.
Day 11: Drive from Chopta to Rishikesh. We’ll reach Rishikesh at Mahatma Yoga ashram around 6 pm -7 pm. Group dinner and night stay in the Ashram.
Day 12: Breakfast. Farewell to the group
*One can opt to choose Ayurveda Retreat instead of Yoga Retreat in the first week with an additional nominal cost of US$90 which has one daily Ayurvedic massage with Panchakarma treatment.
Yogi Ji, the renowned Yoga Master, will travel with you on this spiritual journey. He will give you insights about the most sacred sites as you trek in the Himalayas and will have philosophical discourses for you to reflect on as you sit in the lap of nature looking within. Trekking right up to Gomukh and Tungnath is a powerful and transformative journey. Dipping in the icy waters at this source of the Ganges or trekking to the abode of Adi guru at world highest temple, both this destination is surely the ultimate spiritual experience under the guideline of Yogi Ji.