BHOJBASA is a scenic spot on the rugged terrains, situated at an altitude of 3,775mts above sea level. BHOJBASA can be reached by 14kms trek that starts from GANGOTRI. The trek goes through rugged terrains along with the Bhagirathi River. BHOJWASA acts as the last point of accommodation on the way to the sacred GAUMUKH Glacier. It is situated 5kms before GAUMUKH Glacier, the source of the river Ganges. This beautiful place offers enchanting views of the Bhagirathi peaks (6,856mts). The Bhagirathi sisters hold the GANGOTRI glacier.
There are many moderate and strenuous trekking options in this region. You can go for GAUMUKH, TAPOVANA, NANDANVAN trek while on the route to BHOJBASA. While trailing back from BHOJBASA to GANGOTRI ,you can go for 18kms KEDAR Tal trek. KEDAR Tal trek HARSIL is a popular spot in the region which doesn't require trekking.
The Himalayas summit can be seen during this trek are SHIVLING, THALAY SAGAR, MERU, Bhagirathi III etc. BHOJBASA is a vast open land in the valley. Recently, the retreat of the glacier has accelerated extensively. Now only about 100 people can trek to GAUMUKH each day. Precautionary steps have been taken by the government of UTTARAKHAND towards this severe problem.