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Hit the magnificent mountains and relax in the lap of nature at Roopkund

Roopkund lake trek is a mysterious area perched at an elevation of 5,029 meters above sea level in the lap of Trishul Peak and Nanda Ghunti. The location is also known as 'Mystery Lake' due to the finding of human bones and horse remains from the Paleolithic era at this location.

About Roopkund lake trek

The region is surrounded by the breathtaking visual splendor of lush green mountains and jagged glaciers, making it an ideal trek. Humans and horses that were discovered at Roopkund are estimated to be 500-600 years old. The location is always frozen throughout the year. However, it provides a stunning view. Want to know the cost of the package? Get in touch with us, and we will help you out. 

Be ready with your itinerary and hit the trek

The walk to Roopkund trek is intriguing in and of itself, with stops in rural towns, enchanted alpine meadows, and a lovely holy pond, BedniKund, with its pure crystal water. Baguabasa, located 4,100 meters above sea level, is about 5 kilometers from the destination. If you want to engage in some adrenaline-pumping activities while glancing through the breathtaking scenery, this is the place to go in Uttarakhand.  Get in touch with us for the right solutions with our professional and affordable packages.

Best Season :    May to June, September to October




Day 01 : Drive from Kathgodam to Loharjung


Day 02 : Trek from Loharjung – Didina (5.5-6.5 HoursTrek)


Day 03 : Trek from Didina Village – Ali Bugyal (2.5 Hours Trek)


Day 04 : Trek from Ali Bugyal – GhoraLotani (3km)


Day 05 : Trek from GhoraLotani – Bhagwabasa (2km/1.5 Hours Trek)


Day 06 : Trek from Bhagwabasa – Roopkund Lake – BedniBugyal (4-5 Hours Trek)


Day 07 : Trek from BedniBugyal - Wan (6 Hours), Drive from Wan - Lohajung (1 Hour)


Day 08 : Drive from Loharjung – Kathgodam



Trek Itinerary


Day 1 – Kathgodam to Lohajung (222 KM drive)


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


Accommodation : Hotel/ Guest House

Meals : Dinner


Day 2 - Trek from Lohajung to Didna Village


Lohajung Pass, Bedni Ganga River


Today you will begin with the trek to Roopkund Glacier Lake! Take the Lord Curzon trail from Lohajung and follow a steady uphill trek through the Lohajung Pass, which eventually leads to a downhill trail to the Bedni River. Cross the bridge over the river and traverse through mixed forests of oak and bamboo to arrive at Didna Village. This is your first base camp on the trek route; overnight stay in tents.


Accommodation : Tent

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 3 - Trek from Didna Village to Ali Bugyal


Steep Trek, Oak & Bamboo Forests, Garhwal Himalayas


After a wholesome breakfast, leave the basecamp and begin with a steep ascend through oak forests and long stands of bamboo. Admire the stunning views of the Garhwal Himalayan ranges as they appear ahead of you. Arrive at one of the finest camping grounds with stunning views on this side of the Himalayas as you enter open alpine grazing meadows of Ali Bugyal; overnight stay in here.


Accommodation : Tent

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 4 - Trek from Ali Bugyal to Ghora Lotani


Easy Trek, Panoramic Himalayas, Magpie


Today's trek will be an easier one and will take you to the other side of the ridge; a keen eye can spot a Himalayan Magpie on the way. After a few hours of trekking, arrive at Ghora Lotani, which is yet again the most fascinating of destinations along the Roopkund trek; overnight camping in Ghora Lotani.


Accommodation : Tent

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 5 - Trek from Ghora Lotani to Bhagwabasa


High Altitude Trekking, Barren Campsite, Icy Winds


Following today's breakfast in the camp, start with the trek for the day. Today, as you proceed forward, you will be gaining height from 12,500-14,500ft. Be prepared for some challenges offered by high altitudes, zigzag passes and icy cold winds. Passing through Kalu Vinayak, you will finally reach Bhagwabasa (4,100m) campsite in a desolate and barren landscape; overnight stay in tents.


Accommodation : Tent

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 6 - Trek from Bhagwabasa – Roopkund Lake – Bedni Bugyal (via Bhagwabasa)


Roopkund Lake, Human Skeletons, Mt. Trishul, Gangotri Ranges


After four days of continuous trekking, today you will be at the most fascinating day of the trek! Starting with an early morning breakfast, today you will be trekking to the mysterious Roopkund Lake. This uninhabited landmark in the laps of Mt. Trishul has overwhelmed many travellers with its innumerable stories. From here,trek for another half hour to reach Junar Gali, the highest point on this trail, and trek back to the base camp at Bedni Bugyal via Bhagwabasa. Witness the captivating Garhwal Himalayas in full glory extending up to Gangotri; overnight stay in Bedni Bugyal.


Accommodation : Tent

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 7 - Trek from Bedni Bugyal to Lohajung (via Wan)


Trekking, Rhododendron forests, alpine meadows


As you start your return trek, bid goodbye to an unforgettable experience as you can capture a glimpse of Mt. Trishul from Bedni Bugyal on a clear day from Kanakdhar, en route Wan. Follow steep descents, gradual climbs through forests packed with blooming rhododendrons. After a steep descent for the Neel Ganga, arrive at Wan. From here, you'll drive to Lohajung. Spend the night here.


Accommodation : Hotel/Guest House

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 8 – Lohajung to Kathgodam Departure


Last day of our journey. Today early morning we depart from Lohajung and reach back to our end point of the trip at Kathgodam by 5 pm in the evening.


Accommodation : No

Meals : No

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