Trek to the source of the Ganges

Trek to the source of the Ganges

The Ganges. No other river in the world holds as much religious, cultural and economic significance.

The trek to the source of Ganges is one of the great journeys of the world and a sacred pilgrimages for Hindus.

Marvel at the scale of the surrounding Himalayan peaks. Watch as the ice melts at Gangotri glacier into a trickling stream that becomes the mighty body of water. Become submersed in the bustling streets of Delhi, the mystical Ashrams of Rishikesh , and the romance of the Taj Mahal. The trek of a lifetime and a magical experience you will never forget.

Key information:

  • Duration: 14 days
  • Trekking distance: 65km
  • Challenge grade: Challenging (8hr trekking per day over difficult terrain
  • Location: India

Costs:

  • Deposit £250
  • Fundraise £2,900
  • Airport tax & Fuel surcharges £250
  • Self-funding option available

What’s included:

  • Return flight: UK to Delhi
  • Internal transport in air-conditioned vehicles
  • Train passage: Delhi – Haridwar – Agra
  • Half board twin share accommodation in hotels and local guest houses
  • Well appointed camping with permits, tents, camp chefs and porters, drinking water and all meals during the trek
  • English speaking guide
  • Entry and guide for the Taj Mahal

What’s not included:

  • Travel insurance
  • Visa
  • Drinks (other than drinking water)
  • Tips for local crew

Date

20 Sep 2020 - 03 Oct 2020

Time

All of the day
Category

Organizer

Jure
Phone
01565 830053
Email
jure@caft.co.uk