Dodital Trek

Dodital Trek
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About The Package

Dodital Trek is a picturesque lake trek, surrounded by the dense deodar forest located in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. The crystal clear Dodital lake is known for golden Himalayan Trout fish; other than this Dodital is also considered as the Abode of Lord Ganesha. It is believed that this is the place where Lord Ganesha was born. The Dodital trek is a paradise for nature lovers especially for bird watchers during summers, One can spot the rarest Himalayan Birds

And also it looks like heaven in winters after a snowfall that's why it is quite popular as Dodital winter trek.
In most of the other Himalayan lake treks, only professional trekkers are allowed but, Dodital Lake Trek is an ideal for the initial level hiker those who are trekking for the first time. The overall distance of Dodital Trekking is approx 40-45 km which starts from Sangam Chatti, Bebra, Dodital, and back with the same route. But if someone wants to do Dodital Darwa Trek then in that particular case the starting will be the same, but the return will be from Darwa Pass and reach to Hanuman Chatti.

Day wise Itinerary

Day 1 Haridwar/Dehradun - SangamChatti (by drive 170 kms/08 hrs) & Sangamchatti - Bhevra (Trek- 03 Hrs)
Pick up early morning & drive to SangamChatti which will take approx 08 hrs. The Sangamchatti is at a distance of 15 km 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 will take 03 hrs. Enjoy camping at Bhevra.
Day 2 Bhevra - Dodital (3315m) - trek 9 hrs approx
After early breakfast starts the trek to reach Dodital. It is an easy laid trail through the dense forest of oak, deodar and pine trees. Enjoy traversing the valleys & the moraine ridges. You reach Manjhi village after hiking of 7 hrs, where you can relax & enjoy the lunch. Post lunch continues the trek for the next 2 hrs to reach Dodital which is 05 Kms beyond to Manjhi. Base the camp nearby lake to enjoy surreal & salubrious surroundings. Overnight stay at Camp/Tent.
Day 3 Dodital-darwa pass (4200m) to Darwa top (4350m): kanasar (3850m)-trek 4-5hrs.
After breakfast starts an uphill trek to Darwa pass the trek route is steep so walking carefully and bit slow is advisable. Darwa pass is located at a height of 4200 meters above sea level and then we proceed to Darwa top located at an altitude of 4350 meters and 300 meters uphill from Darwa pass, just an hour time from the Darwa top where you will witness the panoramic 360-degree view of Mighty Himalayan ranges capped with snow. Steep gradient trek which gets through meadows dotted with snow, narrow valley, moraines & rocky terrains. You will get a fantastic view of Banderpunch massive, Kala Nag, Kedarkantha Gangotri & Swaragrohini peaks. Overnight camp kanasar.
Day 4 Kanasar- Kandoli (2350m) trek 5-6hrs.
After breakfast retrace back which is mainly downhill and the trail passes through a grassy carpeted meadow with spectacular views of the Bandarpunch rangs all day long. After Seema, we will make the final descent to our campsite at kandoli through lush forests of Himalayan oak and rhododendron. Overnight camp kandoli.
Day 5 Kandoli-Hanumanchatti (2400m): Drive-Dehradun.
We will start to descend toward Hanumanchatti, the trail passes mainly through thick forest, on arrival at Hanumanchatti we will start long drive of 6 hours to reach Dehradun to connect for the onward destination


Accommodations in Homestay/Guesthouse/Tents. 

Meals from Day 01 till Day 05 during treks- mainly Veg. & Egg.

Trek equipment 


First aid medical kits and oxygen cylinder.

Support Staff, Qualified & experienced Professional trek Leader/Guide.

Transport Ex Dehradun.

Porter charges 



Meals/drinks not mentioned.

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Dodital Trek: A Nature Lover's Paradise

The Dodital Trek is a Perfect Getaway for those looking for a mix of adventure, nature, and culture. The trek is open from April to November and can be completed in 4-5 days. So, pack your bags, grab your hiking boots, and get ready to experience the beauty of The Himalayas on the Dodital Trek.

If you're planning to go on this trek, here are some things you should know:

Highlights of the Trek

WThe Dodital Trek is a must-do for all adventure enthusiasts and nature lovers. This trek offers an opportunity to explore the beauty of the Himalayas and witness the grandeur of nature. The trek takes you through dense forests, open meadows, and along the banks of streams and rivers, offering stunning views of the mountains and the surrounding landscape. Here are some reasons why you should consider the Dodital Trek for your next adventure

  • The Beauty of Nature

    The trek is known for its natural beauty, with dense forests of oak, pine, and deodar trees, and a variety of flora and fauna. The trail is also dotted with alpine meadows, which are carpeted with wildflowers during the spring and summer months. The trail takes you through the Darwa Pass, which offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan range.

  • The Serenity of Dodital Lake

    The Dodital Lake is the highlight of the trek. It is a serene, crystal clear lake surrounded by towering mountains. The lake is believed to be the birthplace of Lord Ganesha, and is considered a holy site by Hindus. The lake is also home to a variety of freshwater fish, making it a popular spot for fishing.

  • The Adventure of Trekking

    The Dodital Trek is a moderate-level trek, suitable for beginners and experienced trekkers alike. The trek takes you through a variety of terrains, from steep ascents to gentle descents, making it a good option for those looking for a challenging yet manageable trek. The trek also offers a chance to camp in the wilderness and experience the thrill of living in the great outdoors.

  • The Local Culture and Hospitality

    The Dodital Trek takes you through several small villages, where you can experience the local culture and hospitality. The villages are home to friendly locals, who are always willing to share their stories and traditions. You can also try the local cuisine, which is simple yet delicious, and made with fresh, locally-sourced ingredients.

FAQs for the Dodital Trek trek

  1. What is the best time to do the Dodital Trek?
    The best time to do the Dodital Trek is from April to June and from September to November. During these months, the weather is pleasant, and the trekking trails are accessible.

  2. What is the difficulty level of the Dodital Trek?
    The Dodital Trek is a moderate-level trek, suitable for beginners and experienced trekkers alike. The trail is well-defined, and the ascent and descent are gradual, making it a good option for those looking for a challenging yet manageable trek.

  3. What is the duration of the Dodital Trek?
    The Dodital Trek can be completed in 4-5 days, depending on the route taken and the pace of the trekker.

  4. Is camping allowed on the Dodital Trek?
    Yes, camping is allowed on the Dodital Trek. There are several camping sites along the trail, and most trekking agencies provide camping equipment and facilities.

  5. What should I pack for the Dodital Trek?
    You should pack warm clothes, comfortable trekking shoes, a waterproof jacket, a backpack, a sleeping bag, a water bottle, and sunscreen. It is also advisable to carry a first-aid kit and some basic medicines.

  6. Is it safe to do the Dodital Trek?
    Yes, the Dodital Trek is generally considered safe. However, it is important to follow the instructions of your trekking guide and take necessary precautions, such as carrying sufficient water and staying on the designated trail.

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