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Roopkund trek - (6N/7D)


Pax
Starts With Rs 10800 /-
Per Person

Description

If you are into trekking in India, the Roopkund trek is a must do! It’s got everything going for it. Deep virgin forests, gurgling brooks, breath-taking campsites, miles of undulating meadows, snow and ice, feeling of thrill when you stand in front of Skeleton Lake and the taste of a great adventure as you climb from 7,000 ft to 16,000 ft in 5 days. Roopkund, perhaps the most popular trek in India, is almost picture perfect. The Roopkund trail climbs out of splendid dark forests suddenly bursting into Ali and Bedni Bugyal, arguably India’s most beautiful high altitude meadows. Out of the meadows the trail quickly gets into terrific alpine stretches. Climbing on snow to the Roopkund lake is a heart pounding thrill. The beautiful Mt. Trishul, Mt. Nandagunti, looms over the getting closer as you climb higher, when at a ridge above Roopkund, only air separates the trekker from them and Mt. Trishul. This trek connection with so many mythological stories, which is also another positive side of this trek. Even the footprint of these stories are founded here till now. So that why, it fascinates everyone and bucket list of every trekker.

Itineary

DAY 01: Kathgodam to WAN Village ( Cover height 7000 ft)

After arrival on WAN village our representative will meet you here and will assist for check in at Guest House/Lodge. Rest of the day at leisure at Village. Dinner & Overnight at Guest House/Lodge.

DAY 02: WAN to BEDNI BUGYAL via Ali BUGYAL. (Height to reach 11,600 ft approx., 4 hr & 13 K.M trek)

After early morning breakfast we start our trekking to BEDNI BUGYAL via Ali Bugyal. First half of the day for trekking. During the trekking we cross Oak and Rhododendron forest. We take some rest at Gariroli Patal, after feeling refresh to move for Ali Bugyal (Zig-Zag trail & steep ascent). To reach the Ali-Bugyals we find mesmerizing view of some of the famous mountains and peaks like Mt. Trishul, Mt. Nandagunti, Nilkantha Peak, Chandrashila Peak etc. Everyone forget their tiredness. On arrival Beni Bugyal which is 2km away from Ali Bugyal you find Bedni Kund which is very famous. We pitch camp in Bedni Bugyal & time for hot lunch and rest of the day for acclimatization. Sun rise and Sun set of Bedni Bugyal is very famous, so don’t miss it. Dinner & Overnight at Campsite

DAY 03: BEDNI BUGYAL to BHAGWABASA via PATAR NACHULI (Cover height 14,000 ft approx. 5 h & 10 K.M trek)

After early breakfast, Today we move for Bhagwabasa our next destination. From Bedni Bugyal to Patar Nachuli is a easiest trek of the whole journey. You can enjoy this trek with smiling face. When we cross the Patar Nachuli and move for Kalu Vinayak temple which is situated on the ridge. The route zig-zag in the shape. Now the real test start here of your endurance, physical fitness and mental toughness. From here the snow trail has started and for the first time you face Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) due to air gets thinner, and the quantity of oxygen also decreases, this might lead to headache and acute stomach pain but don’t worry we take some rest here. Bhagwabasa is now 500 metres. away straight from here you can see it. On arrival Bhagwabasa, pitch camp in snow and taste hot lunch. After lunch we are practicing hiking with our additional gear (gaiters and crampons). Thereafter, we take our dinner as early as possible for early wake up .

DAY 04: BHAGWABASA to ROOPKUND LAKE and RETURN PATAR NACHULI (Cover height 16,470 ft approx. 8h & 12 KM trek)

Today is the busiest day. We wake up as early as possible to conquer the Roopkund. The trail is little difficult due to snow but we use our equipments which made easy it. When we reach Roopkund Lake your feeling is out of the world and you find some change in your personality (In April to June Lake is freeze so you can’t see Skeleton but in month of Aug to Nov you can see it easily). If possible, we can try for Junargali which is on the top of Roopkund Lake. Breakfast at Bhagwabasa. We pitch our camp in Patar Nachuli and taste hot lunch. Rest of the day for leisure. Dinner & Overnight stay in Patarnachuli camp.

DAY 05: Patarnachuli to DelDung (Cover height 10000 ft approx. 3 h & 7 KM trek)

After finishing our delicious breakfast we move to WAN. We are well versed with all routes of this trek so we take the most convenient and shortest route Shukrikhan via DelDung. This route add some more pictures for your camera/mobile which mesmerizing you again. The DelDung give you a pleasant view of Mt. Hathi and Badrinath Peak. Dinner & Overnight stay in DelDung.

DAY 06: DelDung to WAN (Cover height 7000 ft approx. 3 h & 7 KM trek)

Morning breakfast we move to WAN. Rest of the day at leisure and explore this beautiful village by yourself. Last night of our trek we make bonfire and share our experience with companion trekkers. Overnight stay in Guest House/Lodge.

DAY 07: Departure From Wan Village to Kathgodam.

After hot breakfast early departure from WAN Village with sweet memories of Roopkund Lake Trek.

Package Includes

- Accommodation sharing basis 2 Nights in WAN Village & 04 Nights in Camp.

- Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.

- All transfer from Kathgodam to Kathgodam.

- Trek equipments (Sleeping bag, mattress, Kitchen & dinning tent, Tent, Crampons, Utensils)

- All necessary permits and entry fees.

- First aid medical kits.

- Experience Trek Leader/Guide and Support staff, who are very well familiar with local conditions, routes and mythological stories which are related to this whole trek.

Package Excludes

- Any kind of personal expenses

- Mules or porter to carry group equipments/luggage. If anyone not able to carry his luggage, charges are extra Rs. 400/- per bag/day.

- 5% GST

- If anyone want extra sight-seen visit which is not mentioned above, Charges extra.

- Anything which is not mentioned under the inclusion is excluded.

Information

CANCELLATION POLICY :

- 15 Day before travel date no cancellation charges applicable and refund the full amount

- 50% Charge of total amount if 7 days before travel date.

- 100% charge of total amount less than 7 days before travel date.

 ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENT FOR TREKKER:-

- Carry ID proof for information.
- Back pack (60 ltr -70ltr)- with comfortable shoulder straps, frame, and back pack cover (line the bag
with polythene).
- Waterproof Trekking shoes –Mandatory high ankle with good grips, (Recommended Quechua).
- 2 synthetic /waterproof Track Pants (Do not bring shorts, tight jeans, Capris)
- T-shirts - 3 full sleeve.
- 1 Fleece jacket will be a good idea; a woollen sweater would be an alternative.
- 1 Wind proof jacket, 1 Heavy jacket, Thermal Inners.
- 2 pairs cotton socks and 2 pairs woollen socks, 2 pair water proof hand gloves.
- Sun protection cream, Woolen monkey cap/balaclava that cover the ear.
- A woolen head-scarf or muffler/ Sun Cap.
- Sun glasses – Dark with side cover, it should be U/V protected. Curved ones will cover your eyes
well. Sunglasses prevent snow blindness. Sunglasses are mandatory for this trek.
- Head Torch with extra batteries, Power Bank to charge mobile, if you not spoil your trek.
- Water bottle- one liter each.
- Lip Balm/ cold cream/Hand Sanitizer, Toilet kit/ toilet Paper / wipes.
- Quick dry Towel- It should be light / thin, Walking Stick – Mandatory (At least one).
- Gaiters advisable for Pre Monsoon Trek.
 
Personal Medical Kit Containing :
Crocin - 6 tablets/Avomine - 4 tablets/Avil 25mg - 4 tablets/Combiflam -5 tablets/Disprin - 10
tablets/Norflox - 10 tablets/Crepe bandage - 3 to 5 meters/Band aid - 10 strips/Digene - 10 tablets/Gauze
cloth - 1 small role/Leukoplast - 1 small roll/Cotton - 1 small roll/ORS - 5 packets/ Betadine or any antiseptic
cream/ Volini or Moov or Relispray/Diamox - 10 tablets (to be taken only if required and but not as
preventive medicine/Any other medicine that you take as per Doctor prescription).
 
PEOPLE WHO WEAR SPECTACLES, SPECIAL INSTRACTIONS are :
- Try to use contact lenses.
- Photo chromatic glasses.
- If either of the above is not possible, wear your spectacles and carry a big sunglass that can be worn over
your spectacles.
 
How to Reach
By Air:-
Nearest Airport is Jolly Grant in Deharadun. From the outside of Airport you can pick private taxior sharing jeep for Lohajung which near to WAN
By Train:-
a) Garhwal Region nearest Railway Station Hridwar/ Rishikesh. Then you can catch direct bus
for WAN which stand outside Rishikesh Bus Depot in GVMN bus stand near to Tehri bus
stand.
b) Kaumaon Region nearest Railway station is Kathgodam. From outside the railway stationyou can pick share jeep for Lohajung which near to WAN.
ByBus:-
Rishikesh Bus Depot well connects with all Neighboring State of Uttarakhand. Then you can catch direct bus
for WAN which stand outside Rishikesh Bus Depot in GVMN bus stand near to Tehri bus stand.
 
 
 
If you want we arrange your transportation, we can do so with extra charge Rs. 6000/- for a
vehicle either for a single person or maximum 6 fellow trekkers share this cost with others. We
provide this transportation service from outside Deharadun Airport/ Rishikesh Bus Depot and
Kathgodam Railway Station.
 
you can pick share jeep for Lohajung which near to WAN.

 

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