An ideal beginners trek in the Garhwal Himalayas. The trek includes camping alongside the beautiful Dodital ( Dodi Lake) before traversing the Darwa Pass. The pass affords impressive views of the mighty Bandarpunch(link) and the snowy ridges of the Dhaula Dhar as well as the forested ridges and meadows leading down to Hanuman Chatti a famous pilgrim town. There are interesting side trips, including a foray to Yamunotri and the the Bandarpunch Base Camp from this trek.
Dodital is situated at an elevation of 3050 metres surrounded by oak woods, pine, and rhodendron forests. The lake is home to the famous Himalayan Golden Mahseer fish.
Day 1 Reach Uttarakashi and overnight stay in Uttarkashi
Day 2 Trekking from Sangamchatti to Bhevra (Bebra)
Day 3 Trekking from Bhevra (Bebra) to Dodital Lake
Day 4 Day excursion from Dodital Lake to Darwa Pass top and return
Day 5 Trek from Dodital Lake to Bhevra
Day 6 Trek from Bhevra (Bebra) to road head and drive back to Uttarkashi or Haridwar