Region: Garhwal Himalayas
Season: Round the year
Altitude: 3307 metre / 10847 feet
The Dodital trek is a short, simple and easy to moderate trek that will take you through dense forests, small river crossings, large fields and splendid Himalayan landscapes. Dodital is a striking lake surrounded by thick forest of Rhododendron, Fir and Oak.It is the source to about 80 rivulets that come together to form the Assi Ganga. That is the way, the valley is known as Assi Ganga valley. There is a temple which is devoted to lord Ganesha. The legend has it that Ganesha selected this place as his abode, where Ganesha was born.
Our tour starts from Delhi- Haridwar - Sangamchatti – Agoda – Manjhi – Dodital and back to Delhi.
The trek for Dodi Tal commences from Uttarkashi or Kalyani, which can be approached by motor. Kalyani to Agoda is a gradual climb through woods, fields and villages along a mule track. The trek from Agoda to Dodi Tal is steep and through thick forests.
Arrival at Delhi airport.
Reach Sangamchatti via Uttarkashi. The drive takes you through the picturesque Garhwal Mountains along with the holy Ganges. Overnight stay at guest house/tent.
In the morning after breakfast trek to Manjhi via Agoda Village. Upon arrival at Manjhi set out camp for overnight stay. Dinner and overnight stay in tents.
A gradual zigzag trek through beautiful landscape of thick forests and steep cliffs brings you the mysterious Dodital. Dinner and overnight stay in the tent.
Day free to enjoy the beauty and tranquility of the Lake and surrounding dense forest. The scenic beauty of Dodital can compel any nature lover to camp here for days together, the lake, the surrounding pine forest, the towering Darwa Bugyal on one side and the valley on the other is serene and enticing. The parikrama around the lake is of 1.5 kms. A few streams coming from Darwa Bugyal feed the lake. Dinner and overnight stay in the camp.
After breakfast we will trek down till Agoda. It is a 17 Kms Trek, Overnight in camps at Agoda.
Morning after breakfast Trek down to Sangamchatti and from here we will drive down to Haridwar.
Arrival at Delhi.