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Dodital TREK

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE

Winter : 3°C to – 10° C
Summer : +5° C to +15° C

DURATION

07 Days & DehraDun to DehraDun

LEVEL

The Trek Experience, Moderate

Welcome to Team – Har ki dun Protection & Mountaineering Association – Dodital Trek In Uttarakhand (India) – The best Summer and winter trek in the Himalayas Uttarkashi District (Uttarakhand)

 The Dodital lake with its serener tranquil Surroundings & crystal Clearwater is at elevation of 3500 Meters in the Garhwal Himalayas Dodital ideal beginners trek in the Garhwal Himalayas uttarakhand . The trek includes camping alongside the beautiful Dodital ( Dodi Lake) before traversing the Darwa Pass , darwa top . The pass affords impressive views Dodital trek goes through various villages like Bhevra, Aghoda Villages near by beautiful camp site (Agoda) etc.

The Villagers we come across are extremely helpful and you can greet and talk to them but avoid giving the children chocolates or toffees. of the mighty Bandarpunch(link) and the snowy ridges of the Dhaula Dhar as well as the forested ridges and meadows leading down to Hanuman Chatti a famous pilgrim town. There are interesting side trips,gets its from dodi which in cocal language means trout these fish are founds in large number in the lake According to legend Dodital means dodital which means lord Genesha it is forest area of lord genesha no wonder for its alluring my sterious dense forest it makes for ideal retreat the trek for .

Located in Gharwal Himalayas in the State of Uttrakhand, Dodital trek is a beginner’s delight. The trek takes you through dense forest and open meadows and eventually to the beautiful Dodital Lake and eventually to Dwara Pass Top at 4150 Meters offers mesmerising views of Dhauladhar and Greater Himalayan Ranges. At 3500 Meters Dodital Lake is a beautiful campsite surrounded by pine and oak trees the Lake is also home to Fresh Water Golden Masheer one of most famous trout fish in the Himalayas.

PITCH FACILITIES

Duration:- 07 Days DehraDun to DehraDun

 

Best Season:- March ,April ,May , June, July , August ,September, October and Winter

 

Level:- The trek experience, , Moderate

 

Highest Points, Altitude:-  (4150 Mters ) Trek

 

Trekking distance:- ( 51 km.)

 

Weather:- The Dodital trek .base night be cold day temperatures are pleasant during the season

 

Winter temperatures:-  Dodital and Darwa top – 3°C to – 10° C – And Base camp Dayara / -5°C to -10°C – winter December to Jan

 

Summer temperatures:- Dodital Trek .( Day time 5° C to 15° C)
Location Chart:- Drive – Dehradun, Mussorie. Chinyali saur , Dharasu, Uttarakashi, Sangamchatti, Bhebara, Dodital

Started point :- Pick up to you Dehradun, .Railway Station and (I.S.B.T)

 

Short Itinerary Dodital

 

Day 1:- Pick upto you from Dehradun Railway station to Uttarkashi by taxi .(145km) (1198 Mt) (5/6hrs) over night stay in hotel

Day 2:- After breakfast from Uttarkashi – to Sangam chatty by taxi (13km)( 2400, Meters ) same day trek to – Agoda – Bhebra camp. ( 08 by trek) over night stay in tents

 

Day 3:- After breakfast from Bhebra Camp- to Manji – Dodital (. 3500, Meters ) 15 km,(6/7hrs, by trek) over night stay in tents

 

Day 4:-  After breakfast from Dodital to Day free Explore the area. ( Darawa top (5km) (3/4hras) 4150, Meters ) back to Camp , overnight stay in camp

 

Day 5:-  After breakfast from Dodital to – Bhebra camp (2450 Meters . 15 kms.) over night stay in tents

 

Day 6:- After breakfast from Bhebra – to Sangam chatti by trek (08km) Drive to uttarkashi (13km) after lunch – N.i.m– Uttarkashi. 14 km drive)

 

Day 7:- After breakfast Uttarkashi to Mussoorie / Dehradun Taxi ( 148 kms.) (7hrs) over night stay in hotel

Dodital Day by Day Details Itinerary

 

Day 1: Pick up to you from Dehradun Railway station to Uttarkashi by taxi .(145km) (1198 Meters ) (5/6hrs) over night stay in hotel

we start to Dehradun / . Drive to Uttarkashi Road side area looking by mussoorie , chinyali Sour, Their jhil , and Right side Ganga river and Tehri Dame and Beautiful Mountain, after break Drive 15 km To Uttarkashi on arrival check Hotel and lunch at the hotel after lunch Visit N.i.m and at evening visit the Holi temple city visit Lord Kashi Viswanath and Shakti temple, Kandar dev , dinner and Over night at the Hotel.

 

Day 02- AAfter breakfast from Uttarkashi – to Sangam chatty by taxi (13km)(1, hrs) same day trek to – Agoda – Bhebra camp. ( 08 by trek)(2400,Meters over night stay in tents

Today after Breakfast at the Hotel then drive 15 km for Sangam chatti 01 hrs. a few stretching exercises and a Yoga session . get ready to trek to our campsite in a village called Bhevra. The initial trek is a gradual ascent through villages and paddy fields. Initially you will meet lot of villagers on the trail as this Dodital trek goes through various villages like Bhevra, Aghoda (Agoda) etc. The Villagers we come across are extremely helpful and you can greet and talk to .reaching Bhevra we will camp for the night on a lovely campsite surrounded by oak trees.There is a lovely stream next to the campsite where you can take a dip to refresh yourself.The road head of Dodital trek.

 

Day 03- After breakfast from Bhebra Camp- to Manji – Dodital (. 3500,Meters ) 15 km, by trek) over night stay in tents

After breakfast start trek for Dodital 15 kms, the Trail gradually up passing through Dence forest nice bird watching. On Day 4 we will go trekking to Darwa Pass top(4150m) and have a packed breakfast on the way.We will trek to Darwa Pass with daypacks containing our packed lunch, a water bottle and Jackets. Darwa Pass top is around 5kms and takes around 3 hours to reach. Darwa pass trek starts beside the stream which feed’s Dodital lake. After few hours the route bifurcates into two, the left one leads to Darwa Pass top and the other one leads to basecamp of Bandarpunch Peak (Monkey’s Tail). From the Darwa Pass top one can get a breath-taking view of the Bandarpunch and Swargarohini ranges. After spending quality time at the Darwa Pass top absorbing the almost 360 degree view of Himalayan ranges we trek down and reach Dodital Lake where a scrumptious hot lunch awaits us.

 

Day 04- After breakfast from Dodital to Day free Explore the area. ( Darawa top (5km) (3/4hras) 4000Mtr.) back to Camp , over night stay in camp

Full days explore the Dodital valley surrounding the lake or height gain We will trek to Darwa Pass with daypacks containing our packed lunch, a water bottle and Jackets. Darwa Pass top is around 5kms and takes around 3 hours to reach. Darwa pass trek starts beside the stream which feed’s Dodital lake. After few hours the route bifurcates into two, the left one leads to Darwa Pass top and the other one leads to basecamp of Bandarpunch Peak (Monkey’s Tail). From the Darwa Pass top one can get a breath-taking view of the Bandarpunch and Swargarohini ranges. After spending quality time at the Darwa Pass top absorbing the almost 360 degree view of Himalayan ranges we trek down and reach Dodital Lake. The Darwa Top Today is our exploratory day, we start after breakfast and carry only our day bags with necessary items like water, packed lunches, ponchos, flash lights etc. Today we ascend the 4150 Meter high Dwara Pass Top, the top offers almost 360 Degree View of Himalayan Ranges which includes peaks like Swargarohini& Bandar Puchh. After having our packed lunches and spending some time at top we descend to the Dodital Campsite. Hot Lunch will be served, evening is to relax and explore the beautiful campsite. After dinner overnight at Dodital Campsite.pass H. 4000 mtr. Breakfast, lunch, Dinner & overnight at the camp.

 

 

Day 5 :-  After breakfast from Dodital to – Bhebra camp (H.2450 mtr. 15 kms.) over night stay in tents

Breakfast at late in camp and then Start trek we trek downhill through the same route to Bhevra (Bebra) which takes around 6 hours. back for Bhebra cam 05/06 hrs down trek on arrival check your camp Dinner & Overnight at the camp.

 

Day 6 :-  After breakfast from Bhebra – to Sangam chatti by trek (08km) Drive to uttarkashi (13km) after lunch – N.i.m– Uttarkashi. 14 kms drive)

Morning breakfast at the camp then 08 kms Down trek Sangamchatti 02/03 hrs to reach Road head points. Short rest to relax, after break Drive 15 kms To
DAY 07:- After breakfast Uttarkashi to Mussoorie / Dehradun Taxi ( 148 kms.) (7hrs) over night stay in hotel .

Beautiful Camp site Dodital

The Dodital trek campsite is great for birding and surrounded by beautiful snow peaks forest and nearby. Dodital top and darwa top bugyal makes for a terrific trek in virgin snow, with pretty campsites and astonishingly wide clearings in the forests

 

Dodital is a freshwater lake in uttarkashi district, Uttarakhand, India, situated at a height of 1198 metres. Assi ganga rises from dodital and joins bhagirathi.
It is one of the most beautiful valleys in the Western Himalayas. A delight for trekkers, both in summer and winter,

 

We are Per Day Climb Altitude for this trek

Note: –Level: The trek experience and moderate Dodital is classified Trek .We are going about (1,000 Meters ) in altitude per day.

  • Dehradun -( 730, Meters )
  •  Uttarkashi – (1198 , Meters )
  • Bhebra – (2400, Meters )
  • Dodital (3500, Meters )
  • Darwa top (4150, Meters )

Getting to the base camp . at uttarkashi

Take an overnight train to Dehradun from Delhi. New Delhi-Dehradun A/C special train from New Delhi station is the best option. The train reaches Dehradun at 5.40 am. If you Meet to our office member and drive to .Barsu camp .
HPMA: -</strongArrange to you transportation for you from Dehradun Railway station to uttarkashi camp and back the transport is in Bolero, .Inovva , Tampo traveller

By Air

Jolly Grant Airport is the airport serving Dehradun, located about 25 km from the city. There is a daily flight from Delhi to Dehradun

Note:-  Bangalore to Dehradun Flight Available & Delhi to Dehradun

  1. Nandadevi Express – Train no: 12205 (Departure 11:50pm; Arrival – 5:40am)
  2. Dehradun Express – Train no: 12687 (Departure – 9:10pm; Arrival – 5:00am)

By Bus

There is regular bus service from Delhi to Dehradun, from Delhi, ISBT Kashmere Gate

We would suggest you to take only government buses from ISBT Kashmere Gate. Private buses ply from outside ISBT and they are not trust worthiness.

Usually buses drop you at Dehradun ISBT. From there you have to come to Dehradun Railway Station meet us railway stion 6:30 Am.

 

Key Points about this trek:

  • Level: Moderate (so first timers should avoid)
  • Proper conditioning & training of body required
  • Need proper gear & clothing for sub-zero temperatures?
  • Shoes are the single most important equipment
  • High Altitude requires proper acclimatization
  • Post monsoon or pre-monsoon is the best time. During rains the region is prone to landslides
  • Phones don’t work
  • Beautiful landscape so carry good photo gear (I couldn’t carry my best equipment)
  • Travel light (my backpack was heavy at about 10 kg)
  • Keep an extra day in your itinerary for crossing the pass to account for bad weather

PARTICIPANTS:-  What to take on the  Mountain

Mandatory Documents

Please carry the below documents.

  1. Original and photocopy of government photo identity card- ( Adhar Card, driving license, voters ID, etc.)
  2. Medical Certificate (first part to be filled by a doctor and second part by the trekker)
  3. Risk Certificates

Participants must bring:
Sturdy hiking boots:

preferably all leather upper as it provides better ankle support. If you do not own a pair yet, it is advisable that you buy one as soon as possible & wear it often so that they are well broken. This will help prevent blisters.

  1. Light weight tennis shoes/sandals: for wearing in camp.
  2. Wool socks: 2 pairs: preferably thick wool socks.
  3. Nylon socks: 2-3 Pairs, of the type you wear daily to be worm under the wool socks to prevent blister.
  4. Hiking shirt: 1 Preferably long sleeve
  5. Long John top: 1 also known as thermal underwear, preferably wool to be worm as first layer.
  6. Warm shirts & pants for camp: 1 each
  7. Rain cot 1 each
  8. Warm Jacket: 1
  9. Wool gloves: 1 pairs as thick as available in the market.
  10. Long John bottoms: Preferably wool to be worm as first layer.
  11. Under wear: 2-3 changes
  12. Hiking shorts / pants: 1
  13. Sun hat: Cotton or nylon.
  14. Sun Glasses:Preferably with an anchor
  15. Sun Protection Lotion: optional
  16. Lip balm/chap stick: optional
  17. Water bottle: 2 Bottles of 1 Liter capacity (Pepsi bottles work well) please insure that they do not leak.
  18. Head lamp / flashlight:  Preferably a headlamp as it leaves your hands free to work please bring extra batteries.
  19. Toilet articles: Tooth brush, Tooth Paste  etc
  20. Packet Knife : Optional

How HPMA- is making your trek safe in mountain and Our Team Experience:- 

Note: – Important:-   our trek leaders are certified in Wilderness first-aid” and be aware of high attitude problems, and we carry whole first-aid kit and necessary medicines with us. Make sure you are medically fit for a trek or take professional advice if you feel you are unable to judge yourself. This is very important for us nothing else! We are help you all time –

 

Specially H.P.M.A

We would like to introduce our company Harkidun Protection & Mountaineering Association  trekking Company  in uttarakhand ,Himachal , india that has been in the field of Adventure Tourism for the past 29 years. We provide treks, expeditions & mountaineering programs, and high altitude Expedition  rafting, s . Featuring More Than 100 + Himalayan  Documented Treks, .7 High Altitudes Expedition .  For Schools, family package and Colleges beside other outdoor activities. Only for Customized package

 

Technical Safety in the mountain:- 

We have a huge team of more than 100 guides and trainers to serve in the mountains and they are professionally trained from Nehru Institute of Mountaineering. And Indian mountaineering foundation Delhi and Hanifle Center Outdoor Education Mussoorie , we have never compromised on the quality and the services provided to the customer.

 

“YOUR SAFETY IS OUR TOP MOST PRIORITY”

With our local knowledge and fluent hindi and English, we will ensure your trip runs smoothly and that your health and safety is our number one priority. All our team leaders have under gone professional courses in First Aid, Portable Altitude Chamber Training, Environmental Awareness Training, Advanced Wilderness Emergency Medicine and CPR. We carry a comprehensive first aid medical kit on all our trips as well as Portable Altitude Chamber (PAC Bag) and medical oxygen for all high altitude treks.

We specialize in all sorts of group adventure holidays – be it family groups, friends, or school groups. We have a wide range of travel options to suit all travelling styles and fitness level. We lay much emphasis on group size so that every individual gets personal attention

 

The team for last 29 years has been dedicated to achieve the following objectives:

  1. To promote sustainable eco-friendly aesthetic tourism and Customized trekking package , adventurous activities in the Himalayas, particularly in Uttarkashi, Govind Wildlife Sanctuary and National Parks.
  2. To facilitate adequate services for tourists, trekkers and mountaineers viz. reliable porters guides, instructors, equipments and management services.
  3. To provide emergency voluntary services to individual tourist or group through search and rescue operations, help to overcome adverse climatic conditions.
  4. To explore new trekking routes and tourists places and popularise them.
  5. To manage tourist and trekking activities free from environmental pollution.
  6. To organize awareness camps on issues related to education, health, environment, human rights and social justice.
  7. To facilitate strengthening and protection of local culture through organizing songs and dance competitions, mela (fete) showcasing woodcraft, local food preparations, costumes & soon.

PACKAGE INCLUDED AND NOT

  • Transport from Dehradun to DehradunYES
  • Forest Permit and entrance fee YES
  • Accommodation in HotelYES
  • Accommodation in tents on twin share basis during trekking YES
  • All meals, Breakfast, Day Pack, Lunch, Pack Lunch, Tea, Coffee, Sneaks, Soup, Dinner YES
  • All camping gear including YES
  • Separate Tent, High qualityYES
  • Liner, Pillow, Separate Toilet tents, Dining Tent, ChairYES
  • Dining tableYES
  • your uploadingYES
  • Guide, Porters, cook, HelperYES
  • Mules, Kitchen teamYES
  • Good Experience local Trek Leader guideYES
  • Walkie Talkie, for contact each other’s YES
  • Gaiters YES
  • Micro crampons YES
  • Hiking PoleYES
  • Personal Toiletry ItemsNOT
  • Personal Medical KitNOT
  • Medical Certificate NOT

17000 Rs / Person

(Includes all costs of the trek from Dehradun to Dehradun)(5% GST Extra)

It is wise to make your booking at least two months in advance. In the event of cancellation of trek/adventure activity services due to any avoidable / unavoidable reasons we must be notified of the same in writing. Cancellation charges will be effective from the date we receive advice in writing, andcancellation charges would be as follows.

Up to 24 Days: 95% of Trek/adventure program cost will be refund.

Between 14-24 Day: 70% of Trek/adventure program cost will be refund.

Between 14-10 Days: 50% of Trek/adventure program cost will be refunded.

Less than 10 Days:No refund

Backpack carrying:   

H.P.M.A expects all trekkers to carry their own backpacks. If for some reason a trekker is unable to carry his or her backpack, he/she can offload the backpack to the H.P.M.A office by paying a charge of Rs 300 per backpack per day. . This money has to be paid to H.P.M.A office … (last moment arrangements are difficult and expensive).

Fitness:   

An high altitude trek in the Himalayas requires considerable fitness. Your body needs to train itself to process more work with lower levels of oxygen. Therefore, on treks, cardiovascular training is critically important. You need to be able to jog a distance of 4.5 km in 30 mins before start of the trek. Unable to do so can make your trek difficult. In addition, preparation of trek needs to include strength and flexibility training. Trekkers who have not adequately prepared may be asked to discontinue the trek at any point.

H.P.M.A is not responsible for any loss/damage of any of your equipment on the trek.


Doctors: At H.P.M.A ,
   

Safety of a trek comes & respect to wildlife first. You will experience it first hand on the slope. Your team is accompanied by experienced trek leaders, safety gears, high end trek equipment, high altitude first aid kits and most importantly the right information. As an initiative in this regard we want to encourage doctor trekkers to function as team doctors..

Below is the Har Ki Dun Trek registration form. Please fill it out and click on the submit button. Please wait for an email confirmation of your position in the batch from our side (usually in less than 15 hours)..

Any Help to Call our head Office Dehradun (Uttarakhand)

Mr. Kuldeep Rawat , 09756197558,09760026325

Short Itinerary

Day 1:- Pick upto you from Dehradun Railway station to Uttarkashi by taxi .(145km) (1198 Mt) (5/6hrs) over night stay in hotel

Day 2:- After breakfast from Uttarkashi – to Sangam chatty by taxi (13km)( 2400, Meters ) same day trek to – Agoda – Bhebra camp. ( 08 by trek) over night stay in tents

 

Day 3:- After breakfast from Bhebra Camp- to Manji – Dodital (. 3500, Meters ) 15 km,(6/7hrs, by trek) over night stay in tents

 

Day 4:-  After breakfast from Dodital to Day free Explore the area. ( Darawa top (5km) (3/4hras) 4150, Meters ) back to Camp , overnight stay in camp

 

Day 5:-  After breakfast from Dodital to – Bhebra camp (2450 Meters . 15 kms.) over night stay in tents

 

Day 6:- After breakfast from Bhebra – to Sangam chatti by trek (08km) Drive to uttarkashi (13km) after lunch – N.i.m– Uttarkashi. 14 km drive)

 

Day 7:- After breakfast Uttarkashi to Mussoorie / Dehradun Taxi ( 148 kms.) (7hrs) over night stay in hotel

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