Roop Kund Trek

Location
:Roopkund Lake, Uttarakhand
Season
:Jun - Jul
Duration
:10 Days9 Nights
Event Type
:Adventure, Experience, Tour
Level
:Yes Its Difficult !
Start From
:Lokamanya Tilak Terminus
Ends
:Lokamanya Tilak Terminus

Roop Kund Trek

Roopkund Lake, Uttarakhand
10 Days9 Nights

Event Overview

This universe is full of astonishing miracles, mysteries & conundrums. When we talk about the beauty of ‘Devbhoomi’ i.e. Uttarakhand, a tiny but aesthetic region in India, the first thing comes into our mind is the alluring beauty of nature with piousness filled in the roots of it. But not everything is unambiguous; some mysteries, remains forever. One of such mysterious place is ‘Roopkund’; located at an uninhabited high mountain region of Chamoli district in Uttarakhand, Roopkund Lake is also known as ‘The Mystery Lake’ or ‘The Lake of Skeletons’.

The particular place is situated at an expeditious altitude of around 5,029 meters (16,499 ft) in the heart of Himalayan Range. One of the most curious, mysterious and an amazing Trek destination of Rookund is well known throughout the whole world that is surrounded by rock-strewn glaciers and snow clad mountains.

The depth of the particular lake is about two meters. There are many alleged stories present in the history of Skeleton Lake. The lake was first found by a British forest guard in 1942. It was also said that the skeletons were of Japanese soldiers who died while crossing that route during World War II.The skeletons are visible in the clear water of the shallow lake during a one-month period, when the ice melts. Along with the skeletons, objects like wooden artifacts, iron spearheads, leather slippers, rings etc. were also found.When a team from National Geographic magazine retrieved about 30 skeletons, flesh was still attached to some of the skeletons. One study identified the skeletons as those of Indians, and not of Japanese. Later studies placed the time of mass death around the 9th century AD (1200 years old).

The main story behind its mysterious attraction belongs to 9th century as per the local legends, who alleges that the king of Kanauj, Raja Jasdhaval along with his pregnant wife Rani Balampa, servants, dance troupe and others went on a pilgrimage to Nanda Devi shrine and during the visit their group faced a hail storm with large hailstones, from which the entire party perished near Roopkund lake.

Though the numbers were not ascertained, remnants belonging to more than 300 people have been found. Radiocarbon Dating of the bones at Oxford University’s Radiocarbon Accelerator Unit determined the time period to be AD 850 years.Nevertheless, whatever the history can be, the mystery of The Mystery Lake, still continues.

With full of curiosity related to the astonishing evidences, the Roopkund Trek allows one to have the glimpses of secrets buried by nature. During this trek, we allow trekkers to know the story & witness the truth hidden behind the curtains; the essential things needed for it is spirit, curiosity, guts & feeling of a real expedition.
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Event Details

Schedule

Day 1 - Reporting At Lokamanya Tilak Terminus
  • Reporting At Lokamanya Tilak Terminus Morning 7.30 am
  • Start Train Journey(3 A.C) LTT -Haridwar By HW LTT AC SF Express (Train Departure Timing 7.55 am)
  • After breakfast we proceed our trek to Bedni bugyal from Waan village. Our camping ground for the day at Bedni. In the afternoon we take a walk around the Bedni Kund and visit the small temple inside the boundary of the Kund. Clear weather will unfold mighty Trishul and Nandaghunti in front.At last we enjoy or dinner and overnight stay at the camp.
Day 2 - Haridwar to Karnprayag
  • Haridwar to Karnprayag village by road In Private Vehicle(Night Stay)
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Meal

Breakfast
Lunch
High Tea
Dinner

Adventure Activities

Camping
Mountaineering
Trekking

Amenities

Firstaid
Accommodation
Guide
Transport

Transportation

Train, Private Vehicle

Pickup Details

Pickup Time: 07.30 AM Drop Time: 08.00 PM

Things To Carry

  • Things to carry list will be mailed to you after the registration

Policy

Included

  • 3AC Train Tickets LTT To Haridwar & Back
  • Haridwar – to – Haridwar By Private Vehicle
  • All meals,Breakfast(Vegetarian food)
  • Trek permits
  • Tents
  • Hotel Room Charges in Haridwar on 29 June 2017 (2 person in one Room)
  • Forest camping charges
  • Sleeping bags,Carry mats
  • Cook
  • Porter charges (Not personal luggage)
  • First Aid box
  • Government Service Tax

Excluded

  • Food On bus /Train Journey
  • cold drinks/Mineral water
  • Personal Orders
  • Porter Charges for carrying personal equipments (Rucksack cloths etc)
  • Anything that is Not Mentioned In Above
  • Insurance

Terms & Conditions

Will be informed later

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