Surya Kund Gangotri
Late in the afternoon we met our guide Bhim Singh and discussed our tentative itinerary. We decided to stay in ashrams and carried our own backpacks. We took our permits from the forest office which was just adjacent to the main car parking. Thereafter we headed for an acclimatization walk towards Suryakund where the Ganges water takes a deep plunge into the gorge,visited a few ashrams and walked towards the trail to Kedartal. The evening arati at the temple provided us with a peaceful solitude and we took some vegetables for Mauni baba who would provide us shelter at tapoban.