Dodital Trek

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Overview

Altitude: Maximum -13650 fts/4150 mts
Grade: Easy to Moderate
Season: Mar – Jun & Sep - Nov
Total trekking distance: 35 Kms


Highlights of Dodital Trek

  • Dodital trek is ideal for initial level hiker.
  • The trek is paradise for nature lovers especially for bird watchers during summers. One can spot rarest Himalayan birds.
  • Visit Dodital lake which is one of the highest altitude emerald lake at Himalayan region, situated at altitude of 3310 mts/10900 fts above the sea level. It is located at amidst of mountains adorned with dense deodar trees around. At one end of the lake, temple of Lord Ganesha is located. It is believed that at this place Lord Shiva beheaded lord Ganesha.


Short Itinerary for Dodital Trek

  • Day 01: Haridwar/Dehradun – SangamChatti (by drive 170 kms/08 hrs)& Sangamchatti – Bhevra (Trek- 07 Kms/ 03 Hrs)
  • Day 02: Bhevra – Dodital (Trek-14 Kms/ 07 hrs approx)
  • Day 03: Dodital - Optional: Trek to Darwa Top (05 Kms/04 hrs approx)
  • Day 04: Dodital – Bhevra (14 kms/05 hrs)
  • Day 05: Bhevra – Sangamchatti (Trek 07 Kms/02 hrs)& Sangamchatti – Haridwar (drive)


Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Haridwar/Dehradun – SangamChatti (by drive 170 kms/08 hrs)& Sangamchatti – Bhevra (Trek- 07 Kms/ 03 Hrs)
Pick up early morning & drive to SangamChatti which is approx 08 hrs drive. The Sangamchatti is at distance of 15 Kms from Uttarkashi. On arrival begin the trek to Bhevra Campsite. The trail comprises of gradual ascends through terraced paddy fields & small village, Agoda. Further continue trek to reach the Bhevra village which is 02 kms far from Agoda. Enjoy the camping at Bhevra.

Day 02: Bhevra – Dodital (Trek-14 Kms/ 07 hrs approx)
After early breakfast start the trek to reach Dodital. It is easy laid trail through the forests of Oak & rhododendron forest. Enjoy traversing the valleys & the moraine ridges. You reach Manjhi after 09 Kms hiking, where you can relax & enjoy the lunch. Post lunch continue the trek for next 2 hrs to reach Dodital which is 05 Kms beyond to Manjhi. Base the camp nearby lake to enjoy surreal & salubrious surrounding. Overnight stay at Camp/Tent.

Day 03: Dodital
Day is free to explore the Dodital campsite or you can opt for some more trek to Darwa Pass, which is 03 kms approx from Dodital & takes around 02 hrs to reach. Steep gradient trek which gets through meadows dotted with snow, narrow valley, moraines & rocky terrains. If you want to go Dwara Top then you have to trek 01 Km ahead to reach there. You will get fantastic view of Banderpunch massive, Kala Nag, Kedarkantha Gangotri & Swaragrohini peaks. Trek back to Dodital which will takes 02 hrs.

Day 04: Dodital – Bhevra (14 kms/05 hrs)
After breakfast commence downhill trek back to Bhevra (Bebra) which takes around 05 hours. Overnight stay at camp.

Day 05: Bhevra – Sangamchatti (Trek 07 Kms/02 hrs) Sangamchatti – Haridwar (drive)
After breakfast begin trek to Sangamchatti, on arrival board the vehicle for onward destination.


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