Haridwar – Uttarkashi [Drive/6-7 Hrs/175 Kms]
Dodital is an ideal beginners trek in the Garhwal Himalayas. This is one of the best jungle trek in Uttrakhand. The trek includes camping alongside the beautiful Dodital ( Dodi Lake) before trekking to Darwa Pass. The pass affords impressive views of the mighty Bandarpunch, Snowy ridges of the Dhaula Dhar& swargarohini peaks. In Dodital trek you will get dense forest of oak, pine, deodar and rhododendron fringe the lake and the crystal clear waters are full of Himalayan golden trout. An extended trip to Darwa pass adds a thrilling experience.
Dodital is a freshwater lake in Uttarakhand, India, situated at a height of 3,024 Mtrs. (9,921 ft). According to one of the popular legends Lord Ganesha chose this place as his abode. There is a temple devoted to Lord Ganesha here. Another name for this lake is ‘Dhundital’ meaning Ganesh ka tal or lake of Ganesha.