Gangotri Tapovan Nandanvan Trek
TAPOVAN is a place which is located near the famous GANGOTRI shrine. At the foot of SHIVLING summit, a barren area at about 4,463m (14640 feet) elevation, is a seasonal home to several priests living in caves, huts etc. and it has become a trekking destination also.
TAPOVAN area is full of hayfield, watercourse and flowering plants and the meadows are recognized as one of the best high altitude meadow in India.
1.GANGOTRI TEMPLE -
GANGOTRI is the highest temple of Goddess Ganga and one of the four DHAM of UTTARAKHAND state. GANGOTRI is situated at an altitude of 3,048mts above sea level. GANGOTRI offers scenic splendours of rugged terrains, gushing water of Bhagirathi River and snow clad peaks. The place holds great importance amongst Hindus. GANGOTRI remains opened from May and get closed on the day of Diwali festival.
You can proceed to TAPOVAN and NANDANVAN after reaching GAUMUKH Glacier. Astounding views of SHIVLING and other major peaks of the GARHWAL Himalayas are distinctly visible from TAPOVAN.
3.BHAIRON GHATI -
Near the confluence of JAT Ganga and Bhagirathi River lies a scenic BHAIRON GHATI. It is located 10kms from GANGOTRI. The temple of BHAIRAV NATH is surrounded by dense forest. BHAIRON Temple can be reached after traveling by road from Lanka to BHAIRONGHATI and by crossing the JAHANVI River on foot.
4.SUBMERGED SHIVLING -
A natural rock SHIVLING submerged under water is an attractive tourist spot of GANGOTRI. It can be easily seen when winters are on their way because the water level decreases during this period. According to myths and legends this was the place where Lord Shiva was sitting when he received Ganga in his matted locks.
GANGOTRI TAPOVAN NANDAVAN TREK is a popular destination for-
UTTARAKHAND this place of Mother Nature purely contains the mysterious and adventurous places in her lap. This dreamy land have many places where any person can accomplish their traveling goals. As this place have that magical touch in its air that it can turn a boring person into an adventurous person. Give a wonderful chance to your traveling goals and get yourself lost in the lap of Mother Nature.
The vast wilderness of the Himalayan state of UTTARAKHAND is an ideal place for adventures and nature lovers to explore and experience. Himalaya trekking and mountaineering in UTTARAKHAND is quite popular with numerous treks and expeditions taking place in the higher altitudes. Summer treks are equally popular as compared to winter treks.