Experience the Serene Gomukh Tapovan Trek with Rope on Slope

Embark on a spiritual and adventurous journey with Rope on Slope to Gomukh Tapovan, a trek that combines the beauty of nature with the tranquility of spiritual exploration. Nestled in the Garhwal Himalayas, this trek takes you to the source of the sacred river Ganges and offers mesmerizing views of towering peaks and lush alpine meadows. Join Rope on Slope for an unforgettable experience that will leave you rejuvenated and inspired.

About Gomukh Tapovan Trek

The Gomukh Tapovan trek is renowned for its spiritual significance and breathtaking scenery. Gomukh, the snout of the Gangotri Glacier, is considered the source of the river Ganges and holds immense religious importance for Hindus. Tapovan, meaning “forest of meditation,” is a serene high-altitude meadow surrounded by towering peaks, making it an ideal spot for spiritual retreats and meditation. This trek offers a unique opportunity to connect with nature while delving into the spiritual heritage of the Himalayas.

Trek Highlights

  • Visit Gomukh: Witness the awe-inspiring glacier from which the sacred river Ganges originates.
  • Explore Tapovan: Immerse yourself in the tranquility of a high-altitude meadow surrounded by snow-capped peaks.
  • Marvel at Stunning Views: Bhagirathi peaks, Shivling, Meru, and other Himalayan giants dominate the landscape.
  • Rich Biodiversity: Discover the diverse flora and fauna of the Gangotri National Park.

Short Itinerary

  • Day 1: Gangotri to Bhojbasa
  • Day 2: Bhojbasa to Gomukh and Tapovan
  • Day 3: Tapovan to Bhojbasa
  • Day 4: Bhojbasa to Gangotri

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Gangotri to Bhojbasa

  • Trek from Gangotri (10,055 ft) to Bhojbasa (12,450 ft); 5-6 hours, 14 km.
  • Begin your journey from the holy town of Gangotri and trek through picturesque landscapes to reach Bhojbasa, a scenic campsite overlooking the Bhagirathi peaks.

Day 2: Bhojbasa to Gomukh and Tapovan

  • Trek from Bhojbasa (12,450 ft) to Gomukh (13,123 ft) and Tapovan (14,202 ft); 8-9 hours, 9 km.
  • Embark on an exhilarating journey to Gomukh, the source of the river Ganges, and then ascend to Tapovan, a serene meadow surrounded by towering peaks. Spend the day exploring the area and soaking in the spiritual ambiance.

Day 3: Tapovan to Bhojbasa

  • Trek from Tapovan (14,202 ft) back to Bhojbasa (12,450 ft); 8-9 hours, 9 km.
  • Descend back to Bhojbasa, enjoying the majestic views along the way, and spend the night at the campsite.

Day 4: Bhojbasa to Gangotri

  • Trek from Bhojbasa (12,450 ft) to Gangotri (10,055 ft); 4-5 hours, 14 km.
  • Bid farewell to the tranquil mountains as you trek back to Gangotri, where you can offer your prayers at the sacred temple before concluding your journey.


  • All essential permits for the trek.
  • Camping accommodations and meals.
  • Experienced guides and support staff.
  • First aid assistance.


  • Accommodations before and after the trek in Gangotri.
  • Personal trekking gear and equipment.
  • Porter or mule services (available upon request for an additional fee).
  • Transportation to and from Gangotri.

Join Rope on Slope for a Spiritual Adventure

Embark on the soul-stirring journey to Gomukh Tapovan with Rope on Slope and immerse yourself in the divine beauty of the Himalayas. Book your trek today and experience the magic of spiritual exploration amidst nature’s grandeur.

Pickup point

Gangotri, Uttarkashi, Rishikesh, Delhi


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