This Trek of Western Garhwal is very famous among the trekkers. The serene and calm water of Dodi tal (Lake) and the Temple beside the lake attracts many of Himalaya lovers and photography enthusiast. Winter Dodi tal trek is a perfect snow trek. The trail is lush green with oak & rhodendron trees and very exciting as the path traverses many mountain folds.
Day 01: Haridwar to Bhewra via Uttarkashi (180kms) - 8 hours drive and 2 hours trek
Start at haridwar and drive to Uttarkashi via Narendranaar, Chamba, Dharasu and then finally to Sangam chatti. The campsite at bhewra village is situated on the bank of the river assi ganga and is 2 hour trek from Sangamchatti. We have breakfast and lunch en route and dinner at Deora in campsite.
Day 02: Bhewra to Dodital( 8 hours trek)
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. He walk is through dense oak, deodhar and pine trees with plenty of birds to give company.
Day 03: Dodital to Darwa top and back ( 4-5 hours)
Today we stay put at our camp site and do a small hike to Darwa top to capture the magnificient views from Darwa top (3000m). Evening can be lazily spent watching the ripples of the water in the lake and bird watching around the lake.
Day 04: Dodital to Bhewra village ( 8-9 hours trek)
We retrace our steps to deora village. Although this time the walk will take less time; being downhill. Overnight in camp site at Bhewra village.
Day 05: Bhewra vilage to Haridwar ( 2 hours trek and 8 hours drive)
We start early and reach Uttarkashi by 10 am. Post lunch we drive to Haridwar and reach by nightfall.