Dodital Darwa Pass Trek

Dodital Darwa Pass Trek

Uttarakhand 5 Days

Moderate

40 KM

MAX 15

MAX ALTITUDE

4150 mts.


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Brief Description

Dodital, a fresh water lake at an elevation of 3085 meters is an offeat trekking destination in Uttarakhand Himalayas. Located in the border district of Uttarkashi, the 30 Km trek through densely forested areas and deep valleys conclude at Darwa Top at an elevation of 4200 meters. The trek to Dodital is one such trek that offers unique views & colors during different parts of the year. After camping at Dodital, trekkers attempt to reach the highest point (Darwa top) in a day's hike. The trek goes along the Assi Ganga river which originates from Dodital Lake revered as the birth place of Lord Ganesha.



Itinerary

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Day 1

Dehradun to Agoda (7382 ft)- 169 km

Report at Dehradun ISBT by 7:00 AM and drive to Agoda via Uttarkashi covering a distance of around 167 KM. The road journey takes around 7 hours. The road ends 2 KM before Agoda & we trek to Agoda, a beautiful village on the route. Overnight stay in Guest Houes/Camps for the day.


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Day 2

Agoda-Manjhi- Dodital (9921 ft)- 14 km

After breakfast we start our climb towards Dodital. The trail goes through the dense forests of deodar & oak trees. During spring season one can have a beautiful sight of blooming rhododendron flowers. The view opens up once we reach Manjhi which is a temporary settlement of shepherd huts. From Manjhi the train is mostly downhill till we reach Dodital in couple of hours trek. Enjoy the beauty of the sacred birth place of lord Ganesha. Overnight stay in camps.


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Day 3

Dodital-Darwa Top (13,615 ft) - Dodital -10 km

We will start early in the morning as this is toughest day of the trek. There is a steep climb of 5 km to the top which climbs along the stream also the source of Dodital. After crossing the Darwa meadows we reach the top which offers a spectacular view of valley & surrounding peaks. Massive peaks of Banderpoonch and Kala Nag along with several other named & unnamed peaks are distinctly visible from Darwa Top. Start trekking back towards Dodi Tal at around noon. It’ll take 2-3 hrs to descend all the way to Dodi Tal. Overnight stay in camps.


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Day 4

Dodital to Agoda Village - 16 km

After morning breakfast we retrace our path back to Agoda Village. Overnight stay in camps/guest house.


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Day 5

Agoda-Uttarkashi-Dehradun

We start our return journey to Uttarkashi/Dehradun by trekking back to the road head & then driving back to Dhradun so as to reach by evening. Trip ends here.


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Day 6



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Why Bikat

Learning Experience
  • We are an Adventure Learning Organisation first.
  • We want you to not just complete a trek safely but also pick up some basic trekking knowledge and skills along the way.
  • To achieve this we have integrated learning modules into our itineraries.
  • These modules will help you build the necessary skills to progress from trekking to mountaineering over time.
Loyality Programs

Our community is an integral part of us and we take pride in our trekkers and climbers. When you complete at least three days on any trek or expedition with us, you become eligible for our membership and referral programs.

  • Currently we have three levels:
  • Basic Membership
  • Summiteer Membership
  • Leader Membership
Personalized Attention
  • Our group sizes on treks don’t exceed 15 members in order to maintain a healthy Participants : Leader Ratio of 8:1.
  • Over time we have found this number to be optimum when it comes to ensuring personalised attention to every member of our group.
  • On mountaineering expeditions this number is even smaller. Our group sizes are capped at 12 members ensuring a Participants : HAP Ratio of 2:1.
Best Expedition Leaders
  • Our Expedition leaders are advanced mountaineering course qualified, specially trained in rescue procedures from NIM and certified first-aid responders.
  • Even our local guides are certified first-aid responders.
Eco-friendly Practices
  • Group sizes are capped at 15 people.
  • Batch sizes are capped at 250 people per trail per season.
  • We follow a rolling campsite model.
  • We are constantly exploring and introducing new trails to reduce the burden on existing ones.
Safety

For us, a successful summit is not about reaching the highest point of a mountain but about making it safely back to base.

  • To ensure this:
  • Every region of ours is mapped with an emergency evacuation plan.
  • The equipment we use is UIAA certified.
  • Our trek leaders are AMC certified with specialisation in rescue procedures.
  • Our support staffs are trained in first aid as well.

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What's Included

Whats Included

  • Veg/Egg Meals during the trek (Starting dinner on Day 1 till breakfast on Day 5)
  • Forest Permits/Camping Charges (Upto the amount charged for Indian nationals)
  • Tents on twin sharing basis, Sleeping bags, mats
  • All technical equipment as required
  • Trek guide, cook, helpers, porters & mules for carrying common luggage
  • Porters or mules for carrying common supply
  • Mountaineering course certified Trek Leader with First Aid certification and special rescue course from NIM, Uttarkashi

Whats Not Included?

  • Journey Meals from Dehradun to Uttarkashi
  • Carriage of Personal Bags during the trek
  • Any kind of Insurance
  • Any expense of personal nature
  • Any expense not specified in the inclusion list.
  • Transportation of any kind.

Cancellation Policy

Cash Refund

Cancellations up to 30 days prior to departure date
5% Deduction

Between 30 days to 15 days prior to departure
50% deduction

Less than 15 days of departure
No Cash Refund

Voucher Refund

Cancellations up to 5 days prior to departure date
No Deduction

Cancellations less than 5 days prior to departure
No Refund

Please note
  • Cash refund is applicable only in case of bookings made without using any promotional offer code or vouchers.
  • This is only a brief of cancellation terms. For finer details please refer Detailed Cancellation Policy.

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