Trek to Roopkund, Himalayas

Location
:Roopkund, Himalaya
Season
:May - Oct
Duration
:8 Days7 Nights
Event Type
:Adventure, Experience, Tour
Level
:Moderate
Start From
:Kathgodam Railway station
Ends
:Kathgodam Railway station

Trek to Roopkund, Himalayas

Roopkund, Himalaya
8 Days7 Nights

Event Overview

Roopkund Trek If you have gone for a trek anywhere in the Western Himalayas then you must have heard about the famous Roopkund trek. Roopkund is to treks what David Beckham is to football. It would be hard to match its combination of pristine high altitude lakes, meadows(bugyals), spectacular mountain views, alpine camps, secluded villages and pristine oak and rhododendron forests. Roopkund Lake is a glacial lake at an altitude of 5029 metres which lies in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand in NDBR (Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve). It lies in the lap of Mt Trishul masstif in which the Trishul I is highest mountain with a height of 7120 metres.
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Event Details

Schedule

Day 1 - Kathgodam to Lohajung
  • Arrive early at the Kathgodam Railway station. Various overnight trains run from Delhi and other cities(For more information click here). We will meet you at the station. We begin our drive from Kathgodam to Lohajung (Starting point for the Roopkund Trek ).Although this drive is long it is very scenic for the most part as we will be driving along rivers before turning right into the beautiful Pindar valley. En route you will be crossing Almora. Founded in 1568, Almora, is a district in the Kumaon division of Uttarakhand . Overnight stay in forest guest house/tents.
Day 2 - Lohajung to Didna Village
  • The trek to Roopkund Lake starts from Lohajung to a village called Didna. This will be our first camp of the Roopkund trek. Initially the trek is a steady climb up to the Lohajung pass and then downhill to the Bedni River popularly known as the “Bedni Ganga”. We then cross a bridge and then start climbing through oak & bamboo forests to the village of Didna. We will cross the village and continue walking up to a meadow where we will camp for the night. Overnight in tents / Home stay.
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Meal

Breakfast
Snacks
Lunch
High Tea
Dinner

Adventure Activities

Camping
Mountaineering
Trekking
Hiking

Amenities

Firstaid
Accommodation
Guide
Transport

Transportation

Train / Bus / Airways

Pickup Details

Pickup Time: 06.00 AM Drop Time: 07.00 AM

Things To Carry

  • Poncho, Rain Coat or Umbrella any one is must
  • Backpack (Min 55 Ltrs)
  • Floaters or Sandals
  • Trekking Shoes
  • 2 Pairs of Quick Dry Tees and Track Pants
  • 3 Pair of Socks
  • Full Sleeve Sweater or Fleece Jacket
  • One Heavy Jacket
  • Sun Cap
  • One Scarf
  • Light towel
  • Lip Balm
  • Cold Cream & Sun Screen (SPF 40+)
  • Water Bottle 1 Lt
  • Headlamp or torch with fresh pair of batteries
  • Personal Toilet Kit and toilet paper
  • Personal Medicine Kit
  • Dark Sunglasses
  • Gloves
  • Trekking Pole
  • Camera with huge memory card and fully charged with extra batteries!

Getting There

Reaching by train
Kathgodam is well connected by railway network with major destinations of India because it’s a junction.
For exact timings & Schedule of trains please check the Indian Railway official site.

Reaching Kathgodam by Road (Bus)
Kathgodam is well connected with comfortable Volvo buses run by government and private operators. You can catch luxury and normal buses to Kathgodam which are available from ISBT Kashmiri Gate in delhi.

Policy

Included

  • Accommodation (Camping) during trek on triple sharing basis.
  • 2 Nights accommodation in lohajung ( Guest house / Hotel / Home stay) on triple sharing basis.
  • All veg meals during the trek from day 2nd Lunch to till day 7th Lunch.
  • All fees and permits.
  • AM/PM Tea/Coffee with light snacks while on trek.
  • First aid medical kits
  • Qualified and experienced Trek Leader, Guide and support staff.
  • All Transport from Kathgodam as per itinerary of the Roopkund Trek.
  • GST

Excluded

  • Any meals during transit.
  • Any meals during stay in Lohajung.
  • Any expenses incurred due to natural reasons.
  • Porter / Mule for carrying personal luggage.

Terms & Conditions

Will be informed later

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