Roopkund Trek – 10 Nights and 11 Days
Day 1: Arrival Delhi
Upon landing, our representative welcomes you and assists you to transfer at the Hotel. Check into the hotel upon reaching and take some rest. After refreshment, head out for a visit to Garden of Five Senses, India Gate, and Nehru Planetarium.
Evening is for Sound & Light show at Red Fort.
Overnight stay at Hotel in Delhi.
Day 2: Drive to Kathgodam
After morning sumptuous Breakfast, check-out from the hotel and leave for Kathgodam. Kathgodam is a small picturesque village. We halt here for a full night as the very next day we start our ride to Loharjung for our onward journey.
Dinner and Night stay in the hotel.
Day 3: Drive to Loharjung
Today we start our drive from Kathgodam to Luharjung. It may be quiet a long driving session as we will drive along rivers, narrow roads, and beautiful curves and passes thorough the most scenic parts enroute, before turning right into the beautiful Pindar valley. After crossing Almora, we reach at this small little Loharjung Village.
Overnight in the camp.
Day 4: Trek to Didna Village
Today is the day full of excitement as it is actually the first day of Roopkund Trek. It’s a moderate day of trekking. Initially follow a steady climb up to the Lohajung pass and then downhill to the Bedni River popularly known as the “Bedni Ganga”. After crossing an iron bridge and traverse through mixed forests of oak and bamboo, we finally reach at our next trekking destination i.e. Didna Village.
Night halt in the camp.
Day 5: Trek to Ali Bugyal
Today after breakfast, we start our trek to Ali Bugyal. Ali Bugyal is as delightful as Bedni and lies atop. Appreciate the captivating view of unending vistas and enjoy your day at its best. There are two ways to reach at Ali Bugyal. The very first route will lead us through Tolpani, which is a cluster of huts that belong to the shepherds and then after crossing a series of switchbacks and grassy oak mountains, we reach at Ali Bugyal.
The second route can be prove a little difficult as we have to climb directly on a steeply mountain towards Ali Bugyal without going through Toplani. Ali Bugyal serves as the best camping site as the spectacular surrounding will take your breath away.
Overnight in the camps.
Day 6: Trek to Ghora Lotani
It’s an easy day of Roopkund trekking. After having breakfast at leisure, we start our next day of trekking which will take us from the beautiful meadow to the breathtaking site of Ghora Lotani. A few hour gradual increases on the slope will take us to the other side of the ridge and then a next few hours of trekking will lead us to the Ghora Lotani Campsite. The view of the surrounding will actually fill your heart with joy.
Overnight halt in the camp.
Day 7: Trek to Bhagwabasa
On continuing Roopkund trek, the trail will follow high altitude trekking. From Ghora Lotani we start our trek to Bahgwabasa which is actually a high altitude trekking of 14,500 ft from 12,500 ft and then finally trek in the snow line. As we go upward on the hill, eventually we feel shortness of breath, mild headache and tiredness due to the high altitude. After then a steep and zig zag route take us to Kalu Vinayak, which houses an idol of Lord Ganesha and then an another few hour of trekking will take us to Bhagwabasa .
Overnight in the camp
Day 8: Trek to Roopkund and Trek back to Bendi Bugyal via Bhagwabasa
It is the day when we finally reach at Roopkund. This uninhabited landmark in the laps of Mt. Trishul has overwhelmed many travelers with its innumerable stories. Today after an early breakfast we start our trek to Roopkund as during early hours snow is tough due to lower temperatures. Roopkund is a few km gradually up-hill climb from Bhagwabasa. A further trek of around half an hour will take us to the Junar Gali, highest point of Roopkund Lake trek. After exploring the site and seeing the mystical skeletons, we trek back toward Bendi Bugyal via Bhagwabasa.
We have to start early to return back to Bedni Bugyal via Bhagwabasa and be careful in trekking back as the snowy slopes may get soft due change in temperature.
Overnight in the camp at Bendi Bugyal
Day 9: Trek to Wan and Drive to Loharjung
Today is the day we end our trek at Wan. On a clear day, you would be astonished by looking at the Trishul on your way back from Bedni Bugyal to Wan at Kanakdhar. The path is an easy one and can be accomplished without any difficulty. From here, we will drive to Loharjung.
Dinner and Night stay at Loharjung.
Day 10: Drive to Kathgodam
This is the end of your Roopkund trek. Today after an early breakfast, we start for Kathgodam. Upon arrival, check in to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Dinner and Night stay.
Day 11: Drive to Delhi and Transfer to Airport
Today, you will be assisted to transfer at Delhi Airport to catch flight to next destination.
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