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How much time does it take to complete the gomukh glacier trek?

Wondering how much time does it take to complete the Gaumukh Trek?
– The trail to Gomukh Glacier begins from Gangotri, and is about about 18 km (11.2 mi) and the trek is of moderate difficulty level.
– The base camp for the Gangotri Glacier is at Bhujbasa which is about 5 kms from the glacier.
– The trek from Gangotri to base camp could take anywhere between 6-9 hours one way depending on the speed, conditions of the trail, weather, and your fitness levels.
– From base camp to the glacier could take anywhere from 2-4 hours one way and the terrain is mostly rocky with big boulders.
– Typically, you can do the hike from Gangotri to Base Camp on Day one and start early. Stay at the camp and start the hike to gangotri glacier on Day 2 and come back to base camp. Start for Gangotri Town on day 3 and reach before the sun down.
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