Tapovan Nandanvan Vasukital Trek is the best trekking destination in Uttarakhand for adventure seekers. Trekkers can get a view of the highest mountain range that keeps on changing. The trail passes through birch forest which gives you the feel of the picturesque Himalayas. The entire trekking trail is filled with beautiful nature’s beauty all around.

The magical view and aura that Gaumukh Tapovan Nandanvan Vasuki Tal Trek have to offer, make this trekking even more beautiful. Tapovan Nandanvan Vasukital trek is considered to be the best trekking place in India.

 Tapovan Nandanvan Vasuki Tal Trek is an extravagant destination placed in Garhwal Himalayas. Where trekkers may visit along with their family, friends and also enjoy the peaceful environment. The best time to visit the Vasuki tal trek is the month of May- June, August-September.

Apart from all the picturesque scenery, trekkers may also enjoy other adventure activities like rock climbing and boulder hopping. There are many good reasons to leave home for a few days. You can also make Gangotri Tapovan Nandanvan Vasuki Tal Trek videos with the beautiful scenery. The entire trekking trail is filled with beautiful nature’s beauty all around.


Tapovan Nandanvan Vasukital Trek- Day 1: Dehradun to Gangotri

Altitude: 10171 ft

Distance: 241 km drive

Time Taken: 9 hours

The journey starts from Dehradun to Gangotri, takes you through the picturesque view of the Harshil Valley. Gangotri is a place where people from all around the world visit, located at an altitude of 3200 meters. Arrive at Gangotri by 5 pm.

Day 2: Gangotri to Bhojwasa

Altitude: 10171 ft to 12,435 ft

Distance: 14 km

Time Taken: 6-7 hours

Gangotri to Bhojwasa, the trail surrounded by the forest of pine trees with the Bhagirathi river on another side. Secondly, the trail through the Gangotri National Park is one of the main highlights of the Gaumukh Tapovan Nandanvan Vasuki tal Trek.

After 5 hours’ gradual ascent towards Bhojwasa, campsite takes you through the adoring streams where trekkers can relax and refill water bottles. You can also pitch your near-flowing river.

The Guamukh Tapovan nandanvan vasuki tal campsite is one of the most popular, which also offers the magnificent beauty of the surrounding mountains like Bhagirathi I, II, III. Once you reach the campsite, explore the area and then enjoy the night in the tents near the river.


Day 3: Bhojwasa to Tapovan via Gaumukh

Altitude: 12,435 ft to 14,600 ft via 13,452 ft

Distance: 10 km

Time Taken: 5-6 hours

The tough climb towards Tapovan from Bhojwasa, the picturesque trail follows gorgeous valleys and rocky terrain. This adventurous trek is well suited for natural beauty lovers and also photographers.

After that, the tremendous sight of the Gaumukh showcases the colorful flora and fauna. On the other hand, trekkers can spot a fantastic view of the bird species. The trail towards Gaumukh Tapovan is considered one of the most inspiring. It also offers you the overwhelming peaks of the Himalayas. Overnight in the tents at Tapovan Campsite.

Day 4: Acclimatization day

Altitude: 14,600 ft

Exploring day at Tapovan, enjoy the tremendous glimpses of the tallest Himalayan mountain peaks. Tapovan surrounded by natural beauty and is also a great place for adventure enthusiasts. This peaceful aura is perfect for poets and also photographers.

Prepare yourself for the next day, relax and then explore the area around you.


Tapovan Nandanvan Vasukital Trek- Day 5: Tapovan to Nandanvan

Altitude: 12,435 ft to 14,322 ft

Distance: 12 km

Time Taken: 6-7 hours

Today’s trek descent down towards Nandanvan is the most beautiful experience of your life. The trail takes you through the glacier with the rocky path.

After crossing glacier, the trail is surrounded by beautiful meadows and glaciers. Once you reach the final destination of Gangotri Gaumukh Tapovan Nandanvan Vasuki tal trek. You may also explore the peaceful aura around you. Similarly, and spend a few hours with the highest peaks of beauty and overnight stay in Nandanvan.


Day 6: Nandanvan to Vasuki tal and back to Nandanvan

Altitude: 14,322 ft to 16,104 ft

Distance: 14 km

Time Taken: 6-7 hours

The winding trail along with Chaturangi glacier and the stunning landscapes takes you to the final destination of Gaumukh tapovan nandanvan vasuki tal trek. Where you can also enjoy the mesmerizing view lake.

Once you reach at 16,104 ft, Gaumukh tapovan nandanvan vasukital trek also offers the view of the placid lake and one may spot the state flower of Uttarakhand ‘Brahma Kamal’. After exploring the beautiful sight, trek back to Nandanvan campsite. And then, overnight stay in tents.

Day 7: Nandanvan to Bhojwasa

Altitude: 14,322 ft to 12,435 ft

Distance: 11 km

Time Taken: 6-7 hours

Steps back towards Bhojwasa from Gaumukh tapovan nandanvan vasuki tal trek, the trail also offers the surrounding view with the magical sunrise. An easy descent till the campsite and then overnight stay in tents.

Day 8: Bhoswasa to Gangotri

Altitude: 12,435 ft to 10,171 ft

Distance: 14 km

Time Taken: 6-7 hours

The entire Gangotri Gaumukh Tapovan Nandanvan Vasuki tal trek will take about 6-7 hours to reach Gangotri. Trek goes through the Bhagirathi River and panoramic scenes of the trail are treat to your eyes. Similarly, follow the same route till Gangotri. Gangotri has many sightseeing places around and also this place is a very popular destination for all tourists.

Tapovan Nandanvan Vasukital Trek- Day 9: Gangotri to Dehradun

Distance: 240 km

Time Taken: 8 hours

Drive back to Dehradun, the journey takes 8 hours through the mountains and Bhagirathi River to reach the city.

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Additional information

Duration7 days
LocationUttrakhand, India
Treks according to MonthsMay, June, September, October


  • Meals while on trek (Veg., Egg).
  • All entry fees and permits.
  • Accommodation:- Guest house, camping during Trek.
  • Qualified & mountaineering certified Trek Leader, Guide and Support staff.
  • First aid medical kits
  • Trek equipments (Sleeping Bag, Inner, Mattress, Tents, Kitchen tent, dinning tent, toilet tent).


  • Any kind of personal expenses.
  • Food during the transit.
  • Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
  • Insurance.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned under the cost.


* Backpack (Rucksack) (60 ltr -70ltr) with comfortable shoulder straps and back pack rain cover
* Walking Stick
* Water Bottle
* Head Torch with Extra Batteries
* Lighter
* Knife
* Down Jacket
* Fleece Jacket
* Windproof Jacket
* Waterproof Trek Pants
* Waterproof Jacket
* Thermal Trouser
* Woolen cap
* Waterproof and Woolen Gloves
* Gaiters
* 5 Pair Woolen Socks & Light Cotton Socks
* Hat
*T-shirt 3-4
* Comfortable Trek Pants 3-4
* Handkerchief
* Monkey cap
Foot Wear
* Trekking Shoes
* Slippers
Miscellaneous Items
 * Sun Block for Lips
 * Sun Protection Cream
 * Sun Glasses it should be U/V Protected
 * Toilet Kit (Toilet Paper)
 * Quick Dry Towels
 * Water Purifying Tablets
 * Medical & First-Aid Kit
 * Hand Sanitizer
* Lunch box
* Buff
* Nail cutter
* I.D.
* Passport size photo
Tapovan Nandanvan Trek Guide
Distance from Indian capital Delhi (Approximate 500 km)
Location: Located at District Uttarkashi, State -Uttarakhand.
How to Reach
22 weekly trains from Delhi to Dehradun. Some trein are respective train number.
New Delhi Dehradun Ac Express, Dehradun Janshtbdi, Dehradun Shatabdi- 12017, Dehradun Janshtbdi- 12055.
for more detail visit IRCTC webite.
Regular buses from ISBT Kashmiri Gate in New Delhi station to Dehradun station.
Dehradun to  Gangotri  290Km. Trek start from Gangotri.
Indira Gandhi International Airport to Jolly Grant Airport from Delhi, 30 km from
Dehradun to  Gangotri  290Km. Trek start from Gangotri.

Day 1: Drive from Dehradun to Gangotri (10,171 ft); 9 hours,241 km.

Day 2: Gangotri (10,171 ft) to Bhojwasa (12,435 ft);6-7 hours, 14 km.

Day 3: Bhojwasa (12,435 ft) to Tapovan (14,600 ft) via Gaumukh (13,452 ft); 5-6 hours, 10 km.

Day 4: Acclimatization Day

Day 5: Tapovan (12,435 ft) to Nandanvan (14,322 ft); 6-7 hours, 12 km.

Day 6: Nandanvan (14,322 ft) to Vasukital (16,104 ft) and back to Nandanvan (14,322 ft); 6-7 hours, 14 km.

Day 7: Nandanvan (14,322 ft) to Bhojwasa (12,435 ft); 6-7 hours, 11 km.

Day 8: Bhojwasa (12,435 ft) to Gangotri (10,171 ft); 6-7 hours, 14 km.

Day 9: Gangotri to Dehradun; 8 hours, 240 km.

A trekking requires a lot of preparations to make sure that are physically and mentally ready for adventure. Here you can learn some basic life and survival skills, planning and organizing in this phase. We are giving some suggestions to make sure you are safe and enjoy your trekking adventure, Because of the changing environment, altitude, and terrains you’ll be facing Climbing & trekking is no small undertaking, so it is necessary that you give some time to prepare before you going to trekking & expedition in Himalayan Mountain.


Prepare your body-

  1. Running, Walk, Running

Running & Walking is the easiest and best for good health and trekking. Since the daunting of trekking & climbing requires long hours of public walk, ride, or drive, you must practice running or walking ablest one hour daily. Long walks during trekking make you tired those times and walk increase your fitness levels.

The benefits of running-

  • Loosing of extra pounds weight
  • Lower risk of heart problem
  • Improve and balance blood circulation
  • Increase stamina
  1. Walking with solder-load or weighted bag

Since trekking requires long time walks with a bag 5 kilos on your solder, a sudden weight on your shoulders. Put 5-6 kilos bag and try to walk 2-3 minutes and repeat this 10 times in 24 hours. If you have weight vest the try to run if you have not weighted vest the fill your bag with some books and wasted newspaper to weight.

  1. Climb stairs Up & Down

A mandatory aspect of trekking is ascending and descending trek. Ascend and descend walking is the most difficult tasks one faces during such trekking. For fitness practice, you regularly climb stairs. Regular climbing stair provides stronger muscles and better mental reflexes. Every day 5-10 minutes of stair climbing or 45 min walk or 20 min running reduces the risk of heart problem and increasing your stamina.

  1. Leg Exercises

Sports like football and hockey which involve running can be the best exercise. Cycling is also best exercise to boost up your muscles. You also follow leg exercises.

  • Sit-ups
  • Leg Curls
  • Cycling
  • Dumbbell lifting
  • Swimming
  • Swiss Ball Wall Squat
  • Stairs walk
  • Leg Curls

Repeat those exercises 2-3 time in a day to prepared for trekking in Himalayas.

  1. Mental and physiological fitness

Mentally and physiological fitness is more important for fitness. If you find some time for yourself then meditate. Meditation is best exercise for the Mental and physiological fitness.

One of the most impotent things for trekking and maintaining is support and encouragement of your family and friends.

Some other type to exercise your body that would give advantages and more benefit during ascent and descent trek way-

  • Yoga, stretching which helps maintain flexibility of your body
  • Stretching helps maintain flexibility
  • Aerobic exercise
  • Stair up and down
Gaumukh Tapovan Nandanvan Vasukital Trek

Tour Reviews

5.00 based on 7 reviews
April 13, 2020

Tapovan nandanvan vasukital trek was challenging and sutaible for experienced trekkers. It was truly amazing experience and I fell in love with beauty of the himalaya. Arrangements was good.

April 13, 2020

The Tapovan nandanvan vasukital trek was truly an amazing experience with himalayan climber. We enjoyed the panoramic of the mountains. Equipments, food, stay everything was good.

April 13, 2020

We 4 friends did Tapovan nandanvan vasukital trek in summer. Had a great trek experience with himalayan climber team. The trek leader and supporting staff is hardworking.

April 13, 2020

Thanks to team himalayan climber, they were outstanding in his work. We completed Tapovan nandanvan vasukital trek with best service.

April 13, 2020

Everything was so refreshing and rejoice. Excellent trekking trail of Tapovan nandanvan vasukital trek. Beautiful view of landscape will leave you spellbound. The entire team of himalayan climber is very supportive.

July 17, 2021

I have experience Tapovan nandanvan Vasukital Trek in Uttarakhand. This trek combines everything from dense forest to beautiful meadows.

July 17, 2021

We went to Tapovan nandanvan Vasukital Trek with himalayan Climber. It was amazing experience we ever had. Staff was fabulous and beauty of the area around will mesmerize you.

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