Roopkund Trek Highlights:
Feast your eyes as you see the gurgling brooks, breath-taking campsites during this amazing Roopkund trek.
Enjoy camping near the cascading water and the clean night sky under the billions of stars. Also, enjoy a small bonfire with your friends.
Trek through some of the most alpine and forests of fir, Rhododendron, and Oak.
Get a chance to witness the rare flora and fauna of this region as you continue your trek.
Feast your eyes at the majestic view of the Mt Trishul looms over the place as you continue climbing.
Enclosed by mountains, this is the perfect place for taking some amazing photographs.
Spend some time staring at the might white peaks and pass through the small streams on your way.
And also meet the local people here and share a cup of tea while you learn about their culture.
DAY 01 : Kathgodham To Lohajung (2130m) Drive/250 Kms/8-9 Hrs
The trip will start from Kathgodham Railway Station with a morning pick up at 7.00 AM. We will drive from Kathgodham to Lohajung, with the rivers Ganga and Alaknanda keeping us company till we turn right for the Pinder valley and along with beautiful Kumaon Mountains via Almora and Kausani Gwaldam. Overnight stay in tents./
DAY 02 : Lohajung (2130m) – Didana (2550m) Trek/5-6 Hrs
The first day of the trek will introduce you to a mixed forest with diverse birds, playful streams which will give you the ‘Himalayan bite,’ the sting you get from cold streams and the village life of those living in this terrain. The 5-hour trek will take you downhill and then uphill before we reach the campsite above Didana village where we will spend the night in tents.
DAY 03 : Didana (2550m) – Bedni Bugyal Via Ali Bugyal (3150m) Trek/6-7 Hrs
A steady ascent through thick oak forests will bring us to the alpine grazing meadows, called Bedni Bugyal. The trek will take us via the beautiful Ali Bugyal. It is the ideal place to take a break and let the vastness of the meadow, the clear sky and the enchanting view of the Trishul peak consume you with peace and happiness. Here, the stunning views of the Garhwal Himalayas ranges appear as ahead to you. Arrive at the finest camping site of Himalayas. Overnight stay in tents.
DAY 04 : Bedni Bugyal (3150m) – Bhagubasa (3650m) Trek/6-7hrs
The trek begins with climbing the meadow slopes, up to the ridges to the Kaluvinayak shrine which will reveal to us the most memorable views of the Neelkanth, Chaukhambha and Hathi peaks. The remaining part of the trek and snow will depend on the season we go in. A bit of rocky terrain for a short distance will lead us to the desolated campsite at Bhagubasa, where we will experience slight breathing difficulty but we will get used to it soon. Overnight stay in tents.
DAY 05 : Bhagubasa To Roopkund Summit And Return To Patharnachauni Trek/8-9 hrs
The trek from Bhagubasa is a 5-6 kms gradually ascending walk to Roopkund. It begins with crossing the rocky terrains which isn’t that complicated to climb. Even the 5-6 kms walk challenges you and you feel exhausted. As you trek further you witness the magnificent peaks such as Ghunti, Trishul, Nanda and Chaukhambha. But the pain is worth the gain. Reaching the Roopkund summit is an achievement in itself. The view of the summit gives you a sense of satisfaction and achievement, after spending some time capturing the beauty of Roopkund in your cameras; we will trek back to Patharnachauni. Overnight stay will be in tents.
DAY 6: Patharnachauni To Wan And Then Drive To Lohajung
Today, we will start trekking towards this beautiful village Wan from Patharnachauni. Although not wanting to leave the place, we will slowly pace towards wan village – back to civilization. Wan feels like very much at home, a big village with hills, mountains and smiling faces. After spending some time at Wan we will further drive to Lohajung. Our trek will end here and we will board the vehicles which are waiting for us to drive down to Lohajung. Overnight stay at Lohajung.
DAY 07 : Lohajung To Kathgodam Drive
After Breakfast we will drive back to Kathgodham. Arrive around 9 pm at Kathgodham.
Roopkund trek cost includes all accommodations during the trek
All meals during the trek
Central Trekking equipment
Necessary permits and first aid medical kits
Qualified and experienced trek leader, guide and support staff
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