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Dodital Trek

Dodital Trek is a perfect trek for beginners who wish to witness the scenic beauty of the mighty Himalayas. Taking you to Garhwal Himalayas, the trek includes camping at the beautiful Dodital (Dodi Lake) before reaching Darwa Pass. The pass offers spectacular views of Bandarpunch Peak and snow-capped points of Dhaula Dhar and Hanuman Chatti.

This one is a short trek and it is a must while you are planning to trek in Uttarakhand. The difficulty level of the trek ranges from easy to moderate. Dodital trek covers passing through thick forests, picture-perfect landscapes, large meadows, and stream crossings. The trek starts from Sangam Chatti (Kalyani) road near Uttarkashi and completes at the Hanuman Chatti. From Dodital Lake, trekkers need to trek uphill to reach the Darwa Pass, also called Bakaria Khaga Pass.

Set at an elevation of 3,050 m, Dodital is surrounded by pine, oak woods, and rhododendron forests. The Dodital Lake is known for being home to the famous Himalayan Golden Mahseer fish. This is a perfect escape to a wonderland and soaks in the scenic beauty of the stunning surroundings. You can book a Dodital Trek with us and customize the tour packages according to your requirements. Contact us for more information and bookings!

Dodital Trek Info

  • Duration – 6 days / 5 nights
  • Altitude - 3,310 m
  • Level- Easy to Medium
  • Season – April – June-end and September – February
  • Trekking Distance - 54 km
  • Region - Garhwal Himalayas
  • Nearest Railway Station - Haridwar is the nearest railway station.
  • Road head– Uttarkashi is the nearest town. 

Best Time to Visit Dodital

Summers and winters are the best time to visit Dodital when the climate remains comfortable for trekking and outdoor activities. April to June and October to December are the best months for the Dodital trek. This is a perfect escape from the blistering heat in the summers as the Dodital region enjoys salubrious weather. In winters, tourists can enjoy snowfall and witness the sheer beauty of the snow-capped Himalayas and serene environs.

Where is Dodital Located?

Dodital Lake is nestled at an altitude of 3,310 m above sea level and encompassed by majestic Garhwal Himalayan ranges. It is situated in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. The trek starts from Bhagirathi Valley and takes you through the lush forest to Darwa Top. This trek can also started from Yamunotri region, which is possible only in summers. This lake is also known as Ganesh ka Tal, which is believed to be the birthplace of Lord Ganesh. 

Dodital Trek Itinerary

Day 1: Haridwar – Sangam Chatti (7 hours drive)

On your arrival at Haridwar, meet our tour guide and straight away drive to Sangam Chatti. It is a 7 hours drive. Overnight stay at Sangam Chatti.

Day 2: Sangam Chatti – Bevra

On the second day of your Dodital trek tour, you start your trek from Sangam Chatti to Bevra. Overnight stay at Bevra.

Day 3: Bevra- Manjhi

Today, you continue your trek from Bevra to Manjhi. Night stay is scheduled at Manjhi.

Day 4: Manjhi – Dodital

On the fourth day, you indulge in a trek from Manjhi to Dodital (Zero Point). On reaching Dodital, adore the enchanting surroundings. Night stay at Dodital.

Day 5: Dodital - Bevra

Today, from Dodital, start your return trek to Bevra. Overnight stay at Bevra.

Day 6: Bevra – Sangam Chatti – Haridwar

On the sixth and last day of your Dodital trek tour, you trek back to Sangam Chatti. On entering Sangam Chatti, get transferred to Haridwar for your onward destination.