Himalayan Trek to Roopkund

Location
:Roopkund Lake, Uttarakhand
Season
:Sep - Nov
Duration
:7 Days6 Nights
Event Type
:Adventure, Experience, Tour
Level
:Moderate
Start From
:Kathgodam , Uttarakhand
Ends
:Kathgodam , Uttarakhand

Himalayan Trek to Roopkund

Roopkund Lake, Uttarakhand
7 Days6 Nights

Event Overview

Roopkund Lake is situated at an elevation of 5,029 mts above sea level in the base of Trishul peak and Nanda Ghunti. Roopkund is also known as ‘Mystery Lake’ since human skeletons and remains of horses from the Paleolithic age was found here. The lake is nestled amidst panoramic mountain scenery, surrounded by rock-strewn glacier. Roopkund remains frozen for almost all the time of the year. The skeletal remains around Roopkund are believed to be 500-600 years old.
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Event Details

Schedule

Day 1 - Kathgodam To Lohajung (213 Km)
  • You will be received at Kathgodam Railway Station or the Bus Stand. All trains arrive here from Delhi and various places. Kathgodam is the main Railway Station in the region. From Kathgodam, we begin our journey towards our base for the trek, Lohajung. The drive goes through the popular hill stations of Bhimtal and Almora. Bhimtal is a sister town of Nainital and Almora is a beautiful and historic town of the Kumaon region which was founded way back in 1568. You drive along amny small streams, most prominent being the River Kosi and enter into the Pindar valley. Your overnight stay at Lohanjung will be at the guest house or a permanent camp.
Day 2 - Lohajung To Didna Village (7,575 To 8,530 Ft. / 8 Km.)
  • Today we start our trek, by walking up to the village Didna. Didna is the first camp on the Roopkund Trek. The view from Didna is simply spectacular. The trail to the Didna starts with a steady climb up the Lohajung pass, then there is a descending trail till Bedni River. The Bedni River is also known as Bedni Ganga, as it is locally considered sacred. After crossing a bridge, there is a gradual climb through a forest of Oak and Bamboo. It is a good day, to click some nice photographs but important not to use up your batteries and save them for later. Our campsite is on a beautiful meadow, after crossing the village. Overnight stay in Tents or Homestays.
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Meal

Breakfast
Lunch
High Tea
Dinner

Adventure Activities

Camping
Mountaineering
Trekking
Hiking

Amenities

Firstaid
Accommodation
Guide
Transport

Transportation

Train, Airways and Local Transport

Pickup Details

Pickup Time: 06.00 AM Drop Time: 05.00 PM

Things To Carry

  • Torch
  • Identity Proof
  • warm jacket (compulsory)
  • warm clothes (compulsory)
  • A good trekking shoes
  • Camera
  • Woolen cap
  • Pair of Woolen Gloves
  • T-shirts
  • Sweater
  • Windproof Jacket 01 nos.
  • Leggings from a Track-suit
  • Cotton Socks
  • Raincoat
  • Poncho 01 nos.
  • Full Body Towel 01 nos.
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Toiletries
  • Cam charger
  • Medicines as specified by doctor
  • Note: It is very important that you line the inside of your bags with a big polythene sheet. Doing so will ensure, that in the event of rain, even though your bag may get wet, your clothes will still remain dry!

Policy

Included

  • Travel cost from Kathgodam to Kathgodam
  • Two Nights at Lohajung on Triple Sharing Basis
  • Four Nights Camping during Trek
  • Dome Tents, Mattresses and Sleeping Bags
  • Mess Tent for the Group
  • Toilet Tents (Dry Pit Style)
  • All Meals (Veg.) starting from Dinner at lohajung on day 1 till Dinner on day 6.
  • Support Team One Qualified Trek Leader
  • One Assistant Trek Leader / Local Guide
  • Porters / Mules (for Equipment)
  • Safety & Rescue, Medikits, oxygen cylinders
  • Mountaineering Course Qualified Trek Leader
  • GST

Excluded

  • Meals During Travelling
  • Tips, Gratitude to the Team
  • Any Other Service Not Mentioned Above in Inclusions

Terms & Conditions

Smoking cigarette, chewing tobacco or related products and consuming alcohol is strictly prohibited on the trek.Anyone found in possession of the same or consuming it will be expelled from the trek. No refund will be provided.

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