Closer to nature

Camp at Dodital

Darwa Top

Dodital 

Price

Rs. 8,500/-

Difficulty

Moderate

Highest Point

4200 m - Darwa Top

Base Village

Sangam Chatti

Duration

7days

Trek Distance

51 km

Start/End Point

Uttarkashi to Uttarkashi

Temperature

Winter: 5°C/ -10°C

Summer: 20°C/ -2°C

Seasons

Throughout the Year

Winter: Dec - Feb

Summer: Mar - Nov

Brief Overview


  • Located in Uttarkashi district Garhwal region of Uttarakhand, India, nearest town is Uttarkashi, an hour drive from Base

  • An overwhelming trek accessible round the year, named after the Himalayan Trout (fish), locally known as “Dodi” & found in great quantities. Specially famed for winter trek, plus the enthralling high altitude lake with tranquility

  • Trek trails through dense forests of deodar, pine, oaks and rhododendrons while you cross the forested ridges, gorges, green meadows and babbling streams on your way to top

  • Also known as bird watchers paradise, one can spot famous birds here includes Bush Robin, Brown Woodpecker, Finch, Munia, Himalayan Thrush, Tailor Bird, Himalayan Babbler, Grey Tit, Red-Billed Magpie, Grey Shrike & Himalayan Monal

  • Camp under the billion stars and during your summit witness the massif Swargarohini, Black Peak, Srikanta & Bandarpooch range of peaks enclosing you

  • Best time to visit Dodital is during winter season between Dec to Mar and then Apr to Nov except Jul & Aug as you may get road-blocked due to landslides

  • Last ATM point is available in Uttarkashi




Itinerary


  • Day 1 - Pick-up from Dehradun Railway Station (6:30 AM), drive to Uttarkashi, overnight stay at Hotel – 150 Kms drive (6/7 Hrs)

  • Day 2 - Drive to Sangam Chatti from Uttarkashi & trek to Bebra camp – 1 Hour drive & 7 Kms trek (4/5 Hrs)

  • Day 3 - Trek to Dodital from Bebra via Manjhi – 14 Kms (7/8 Hrs)

  • Day - Trek to Darwa Top, explore & return back to Dodital – 9 Kms (5 Hrs)

  • Day 5 - Trek back to Bebra from Dodital, a long descent – 14 Kms (5/6 Hrs)

  • Day 6 - Trek to Sangam Chatti from Bebra, and drive back to Uttarkashi for overnight stay – 1 Hour drive & 7 Kms trek (4/5 Hrs)

  • Day 7 - Head back to Dehradun from Uttarkashi by Taxi – 150 Kms drive (6/7 Hrs)




How to Reach


By Train
Overnight train to Dehradun from Delhi

  • Train 1 - Recommended – Nanda Devi Express – 12205 - runs daily
    Dep. Time – 23:50
    Arr. Time – 5:40

  • Train 2 - Dehradun Express – 12687 - runs on Tuesday & Friday
    Dep. Time – 21:10
    Arr. Time – 4:45

By Road
Overnight bus to ISBT, Dehradun from ISBT, Kashmere Gate, Delhi (see bus chart)
Suggestion: To take Uttarakhand Govt. buses from Delhi ISBT as they are punctual and quicker to reach than Pvt. Buses. They will drop you at Dehradun ISBT which is 6 Kms from Railway Station

By Air

Direct flights are available from-

  • DEL - DED

  • BLR - DED

  • BOM - DED

Airport is around 35 km from Dehradun railway station (meeting point). Daily schedule of flights from Delhi to Dehradun




Inclusions


  • Accommodation at Hotel in Uttarkashi on twin sharing basis

  • Forest permit and Entrance fee

  • Accommodation in tents on twin sharing basis during trek

  • All Meals – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snacks, Tea, Coffee and Soup

  • Camping gears like – spacious tents, sleeping bag, liner, mattress and pillow

  • Micro crampon, Gaiters & Oxygen Cylinder, if required

  • Separate toilet tents – Gents and Ladies

  • Kitchen team, dining tent and table

  • Porters, Helpers and Mules for common camping materials Trek expert

  • Trek expert

  • Tour Leader from CYT




Exclusions


  • Government tax – GST 5%

  • Any kind of personal expenses

  • Transportation between Dehradun and Uttarkashi

  • Meals during transit - Dehradun to Uttarkashi

  • Personal Insurance

  • Personal toiletries and personal medication kit

  • Porter or Mules to carry personal luggage

  • Anything not specifically mentioned under the head Inclusions




Instructions


  • Smoking cigarettes makes you lethargic & can potentially shortened your breath during the trek, we recommend not to smoke for your own good

  • Drinking alcohol is not allowed since it results in dehydration and can cause AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness), it eventually reduces the oxygen level from the body

  • Buying drugs or any illegal material is strictly prohibited

  • Instructions from guide should be paid attention to and followed




Do's & Don'ts


  • Don't carry denim - they are uncomfortable for treks and add weight (unless you want to do modeling :p)

  • Don't carry cola, alcohol and personal food

  • Do not litter - leave the surroundings clean and beautiful for next generation




Trek Essentials


  • Rain wear/poncho (must) [available at Decathlon]

  • Trekking shoes (with good grip) [recommended : Forclaz Trek 100/500 - available at Decathlon]

  • Backpack + raincover (50 - 60 litres) [available at Decathlon]

  • Day pack + raincover (20 litres) [available at Decathlon]

  • Head torch or LED torch (with pair of extra batteries) [available at Decathlon]

  • Sunglasses (category 3 or 4) [available at Decathlon]

  • Sun cap (UV protected or SPF 40+) [available at Decathlon]

  • Buffs/bandanas [available at Decathlon]

  • Woolen cap/balaclava [available at Decathlon]

  • Neck warmer/scarf [available at Decathlon]

  • Light towel [available at Decathlon]

  • Thermals (upper + lower) [available at Decathlon]

  • Undergarments

  • Quick dry shirt or T-shirt (full sleeves) [available at Decathlon]

  • Trekking pants (light weight) [available at Decathlon]

  • Fleece jacket [available at Decathlon]

  • Down jacket (light weight feather jacket) [available at Decathlon]

  • Hand gloves (warm + waterproof) [available at Decathlon]

  • Trekking pole/walking stick [available at Decathlon]

  • Quick dry socks (preferably thick to prevent blisters) [available at Decathlon]

  • Woolen socks [available at Decathlon]

  • Toiletries

  • Energy bars, dry fruit pouches

  • Water bladder or water bottle [available at Decathlon]

  • Slippers or sandals [available at Decathlon]

  • Sunscreen, cold cream and lip balm

  • Dry bag/extra poly bags for wet & dirty clothes

  • Whistle [available at Decathlon]




Mandatory Personal Medical Kit


  • Diamox – 10 tablets (to prevent AMS - Acute Mountain Sickness)

  • Dexamethasone – one strip (breathing disorders)

  • Nifedipine – 5 tablets (High Blood pressure & chest pain)

  • Crocin – 6 tablets (fever)

  • Avomine – 4 tablets (motion sickness)

  • Avil 25mg – 4 tablets (allergies)

  • Combiflam – 4 tablets (Pain killer)

  • Norflox TZ & Lomofen– 6 tablets each (diarrhea)

  • Digene – 10 tablets (acidity)

  • Domperidone – 6 tablets (vomiting)

  • Omez/ Rantadine – 10 tablets (antacids)

  • Crepe bandage – 3 to 5 meters, Gauze – 1 small roll

  • Band aid – 10 strips, Cotton – 1 small roll

  • ORS – 10 packets

  • Betadine or any antiseptic cream

  • Moov spray (aches, & sprains)

  • Knee cap, if you are prone to knee injury

  • Anti fungal powder




Cancellation & Refund Policy


  • Cancellations made 10 days before the commencement of the trip, 100% of total cost will be refunded
  • Cancellations made 5-9 days before the commencement of the trip, 50% of total cost will be refunded
  • Cancellations made 0-4 days before the commencement of the trip, a bit too late for any return
Refund will be processed within 7-10 working days





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