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Grade: Easy – moderate
Dodital is a freshwater lake nestled admist high mountains in Uttarakhand, India. According to one of the popular legends Lord Ganesha chose this place as his abode. There is a temple devoted to Lord Ganesha here. Another name for this lake is ‘Dhundital’ meaning Ganesh ka tal or Lake of Ganesha. Dodital is named after the rare Himalayan Trouts known as Dodi in local language.
Dodital is a freshwater lake in Uttarakhand, India, situated at a height of 3,024 meters (9,921 ft). Dodital is arguably one of the most beautiful high altitude lake in north India. To reach Dodital, one may reach Uttarkashi to Sangamchatti till Aghoda village by road which is total 22 km and then treks begins from Aghoda village alongside the river.
According to mythology this is the place where Lord Ganesha s/o Lord Shiv was born. Dodital is named after the rare Himalayan Trout Fish known as Dodi in local language.
Dodital is one of the most beautiful trek in Uttarkashi. This place is a part of “Lord Ganesha” life story. Where they have a lot of mythological stories. There is also a place on the way here “Maji”, this is a well-lit place where villagers keep their cows and buffaloes in the rainy season. According to the history, Kunti Mata used to cultivate paddy in Dayara Bugyal & the place called by the name “Kunti Ki Seri”. Here is a Bakriya top place where is a Vakratunda cave where Lord Ganesha neck was cut by Lord Shiva in history.
Now a road up to 6 km has been made, which goes to Aghoda village. Earlier vehicles used to go from Uttarkashi to Sangamchatti only. Then from there one had to trek 6 km till Aghoda village. It’s been almost 5 years since it was made. Earlier this entire trek used to be 27 km. But now after the construction of 6 km road, this trek route is 21 km. The many delights of the Dodital trek and Darwa Pass include a visit Sangamchatti, a quaint village market place and getting a whiff of Gujar settlement. Make way along meadows dusted with snow, laced with pine trees and witness the awe-inspiring Himalayas. Also, if you wish, enjoy the ascend to Dodital route through mixed forests.
Region: Uttarkashi district (Uttarakhand)
Trek duration: 4 Night / 5 Days
Difficulty Grade: Easy to moderate
Max. altitude: 13,615 Feet
Hike distance: 21 km
Driving distance: 165 km
Driving: Dehradun / Rishikesh – Uttarkashi – Sagamchatti – Aghoda village
Trekking: Aghoda village – Bebra village – Manjhi village – Dodital – Darwa Paas top
|ALL MEALS||Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch|
|PACKAGE INCLUSIONS||Accommodation, All Meals, First Aid Medical Help, Forest Permits, Entry Fees, Local Guide, Cook & Support Staff, Local Transport, Trek Equipment|
|PACKAGE EXCLUDES||Anything Except Package, Food During the Transit, Insurance, Mules or Porter for personal luggage, Personal expenses, transportation|
|PLACES COVERED||Rishikesh, Chamba, Tehri lake, Ghansali, Boodha Kedarnath Temple|
|THINGS TO CARRY||Back Pack & Rain Cover (50/60 liter)., Personal Medical Kit, Snacks (Energy bars, ORS and dry fruits), Torch, Trek pants, T-shirts(Full sleeves), Wind and waterproof Jacket (Light and warm), Woolen Gloves and Thermal Inners., Walking stick (Advisable at least one)., Water Bottle (Two bottles of 1 liter each)|
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