Darwa Pass connects the river valleys of the Ganga and the Yamuna. A short hike takes us to Darwa top, the highest point in the trek. From here, Swargarohini, Banderpunch, Draupadi ka Danda, Deonli and Srikantha peaks look magnificent.

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  • Day 1: Dehradun to Sangamchatti drive; trek to Bhewra (2,250 m)

    We start at Dehradun and drive via Mussoorie, Chinyalisour, Dharasu bend to Uttarkashi and then onwards to Sangamchatti. The campsite at Bhewra village is situated on the banks of the river Assi Ganga and is 3 hours trek from Sangamchatti.

  • Day 2: Bhewra to Dodital (3,310 m)

    Post breakfast we start our trek to Dodital via the village of Manjhi. This is a beautiful Himalayan village on mountain slopes with terraced farming. We reach dodital by evening and pitch tents near the lake. The walk is through dense oak, cedar and pine trees with plenty of birds to give company.

  • Day 3: Dodital to Darwa top (4,150 m) and back

    Today we stay put at our camp site and do a small trek to Darwa top (4,150 m) to capture the magnificient views of Himalayan peaks. Evening can be lazily spent watching the ripples of the water in the lake and bird watching around the lake.

  • Day 4: Dodital to Bhewra village (2,250 m)

    We retrace our steps to Bhewra village. Being downhill, the walk will take less time.

  • Day 5: Bhewra village to Dehradun

    We leave early and trek back to Sangamchatti. From here we drive to Dehradun.

    Mammals

  • Langur
  • Wild Fox
  • Indian Crested Porcupine
  • Wild boar
  • Black bear

    Birds

  • Cheer
  • Koklass Pheasant
  • Monal
  • Cinerous vulture
  • Bearded Vulture
  • Egyptian Vulture
  • Snow Pigeon
  • Brown Wood Owl
  • Scaly-beasted ren Babbler
  • Golden Bush Robin
  • Rosefinch
  • Srikanta (6,140 m), Draupadi ka Danda (5,600 m), Jaonli (6,000 m), Swargarohini (6,200 m), Black Peak (6,387 m) and Bandarpunch (6,316 m) are visible from Darwa Top
  • Bhagirathi river accompanies us during first and last day'ss drive.
  • Assi Ganga river lies beside us at Sangamchatii.
  • We follow Yamuna river on our way back from Hanuman Chatti.

Transport support from and to Dehradun: starting from pickup on day 1 to drop on day 6.

Guide and cook fees.

Rent for camping equipment.

Forest entry charges.

Porter and mule support to carry camping equipment. Please note that personal luggage can be carried by mules and/or porters on chargeable basis.

All veg meals starting from day 1 dinner to day 6 breakfast.

Tented accommodation throughout the trek.

Transport to reach Dehradun from hometown.

Personal expenses like tips, personal medicines, phone calls etc.

Any transport support during the trek apart from what is included above.

Accommodation in Dehradun.

Personal luggage with mass not exceeding 12 kg per bag per person can be carried by porters/mules @ Rs 300 per day per bag.

  • Trekking Boots: Waterproof, high ankle with good grip.
  • One Raincoat/Poncho
  • Windproof Jacket
  • Wind & waterproof pant
  • 2-3 t-shirts/shirts preferably quick dry
  • 2 trousers (avoid shorts, fitting denims, capris)
  • Warm Fleece, Alternative: a woolen sweater
  • Extra pair of socks
  • Thermal inner wears
  • One pair of woolen socks
  • Waterproof thick gloves
  • Waterproof Rucksack or Rucksack with rain-cover
  • Water Bottle
  • Slippers/Sandals/Floaters: Non-slippery
  • Hat or sun protection cap
  • Woolen cap/scarf
  • Head Torch (hand torch would be an alternative)
  • Sunglasses (it should be UV protected.) or use Photo chromatic glasses.
  • Identitiy cards
  • Personal Toiletries (toothbrush,toothpaste etc)
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Wet and dry tissues
  • Toilet paper roll
  • Towel
  • Personal medical kit
  • Sunscreen cream, moisturizer, lip balm
  • Diamox - to prevent AMS
  • Crocin - fever
  • Avomine - (motion sickness)
  • Avil 25mg - (allergies)
  • Combiflam - (Pain killer)
  • Disprin - (headache)
  • Digene - (acidity)
  • Norflox TZ & Lomofen - (diarrhea)
  • ORS
  • Omez/ Rantadine - (antacids)
  • Crepe bandage - 3 to 5 meters
  • Gauze - 1 small roll
  • Band aids - different sizes
  • Cotton - 1 small roll
  • Betadine or any antiseptic cream
  • Moov/Volini spray (aches, & sprains)
  • Knee caps
  • Hot water bag in winter if needed

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