Trek to Roopkund, Uttarakhand

Trek Mates India
INR10500
  • 12 days
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Dear Mates, Get ready for the Himalayas , as we at Trek Mates India , bring for you a Trek to Roopkund in Uttarkashi region, Uttarakhand from 19th June to 28th June ’15.



Description

Some Information about the event

Region: Garhwal, Uttarakhand,

Duration: 8 Days

Grade: moderate

Altitude: 15696 ft.

Approx trekking: 53km.

Roopkund Lake is situated at an elevation of 5,029 mts above sea level in the base of Trishul peak and Nanda Ghunti. Roopkund is also known as ‘Mystery Lake’ since human skeletons and remains of horses from the Paleolithic age was found here. The lake is nestled amidst panoramic mountain scenery, surrounded by rock-strewn glacier. Roopkund remains frozen for almost all the time of the year. The skeletal remains around Roopkund are believed to be 500-600 years old.

While traveling to Roopkund you get a chance to trek through villages rich in pahadi culture, visit high alpine meadows offering enchanting greenery and the sacred Bedni Kund holding crystal clear water. The trek goes steep to Roopkund from Bedni Bugyal. Bhaguwabasa is situated at an elevation of 4,100 mts above sea level, situated 5 kms short of Roopkund. The weather is unpredictable at such high altitudes so do carry raincoats.

Roopkund Legend- The great ‘Nanda Devi Raj Jat Yatra’ is held in every 12 years from Nauti village near Karnaprayag to Hemkund near Roopkund. This yatra is dedicated to Goddess Nanda. A large number of people from Garhwal and Kumaon take part in this tough holy yatra.

Many stories were also made about the mysterious human skeletons of Roopkund. According to research it was indicated that the people were from the 12th century to the 15th century who died of hailstorm. But it is still a mystery that what were those people doing there.

TMI journey starts from 19th June to 28th June ’15.

The cost for the tour will be INR 10,500/- per head,which includes,

  • First aid medical kits and oxygen cylinder.

  • Transport, Kathgodam to Kathgodam

  • Accommodation. Tented or Tourist lodge.

  • Meals while on trek (Veg)

  • Trek equipments.

  • Permits/ Forest fees

  • Experienced trek Leader, Guide and Support staff to help trekkers.

Exclusions:-

  1. Any kind of personal expenses.

  2. Insurance.

  3. Porter to carry personal luggage.

  4. Meals while travelling

  5. Anything not specifically mentioned under the head price Includes.

Note: if porter is required, arrangements can be done at 250/- Per day per bag.

Payment details:

One needs to pay the full amount as advance at the time of booking.

The amount is to be deposited in the following account.

ICICI Current Account No: 148805000123

Name: Trek Mates Outbound Services Pvt. Ltd.

IFS code: ICIC0001488

Branch: Kalwa, Thane

Once payment is done , please send an email to trekmates@gmail.com with Transaction ID , Participant Name , Email ID , Cell Number, Complete Address, Emergency Name & Contact No.

Things to carry:

  • Hat / Cap, Woolen cap / Balaclava

  • Pair of Woolen Gloves

  • T-shirts, Fleece Sweatshirt / Sweater

  • Windproof Jacket 01 nos.

  • Leggings from a Track-suit, shorts,

  • Pair of sturdy sports shoes with rubber sole

  • Cotton Socks, Woolen Socks, Extra shoe laces

  • Raincoat / Poncho 01 nos.

  • Full Body Towel 01 nos.

  • Torch with spare batteries

  • Sunscreen lotion, min 30 SPF, Toiletries

  • Medicines as specified by doctor

  • Camera, Cam charger, Mobile Charger..

Limited seats, entry on first come first served basis.

Please check the details of Registration Process, Payment Terms & Refund policy


Thing to Carry

  • Hat / Cap, Woolen cap / Balaclava

  • Pair of Woolen Gloves

  • T-shirts, Fleece Sweatshirt / Sweater

  • Windproof Jacket 01 nos.

  • Leggings from a Track-suit, shorts,

  • Pair of sturdy sports shoes with rubber sole

  • Cotton Socks, Woolen Socks, Extra shoe laces

  • Raincoat / Poncho 01 nos.

  • Full Body Towel 01 nos.

  • Torch with spare batteries

  • Sunscreen lotion, min 30 SPF, Toiletries

  • Medicines as specified by doctor

  • Camera, Cam charger, Mobile Charger.


Important notes

  • It is very important that you line the inside of your bags with a big polythene sheet. Doing so will ensure, that in the event of rain, even though your bag may get wet, your clothes will still remain dry!

  • Registrations are done only on phone calls and will be confirmed only after the receipt of advance.

  • Registrations will be on first come first served basis.

Medical Disclaimer: It is most essential to be fit and fine before heading for trekking. While planning your trekking trip, it is preferable to have a medical fitness check up done. If suffering from any kind of allergy or ailment, do carry proper prescribed medicines to prevent serious health problem including heatstroke, sever headache, cough, dehydration and hypothermia. Participants suffering from chronic conditions like asthma, bronchitis, blood pressure, migraine, diabetes etc should seek their physicians advice before coming.


Itinerary

  • Day zero

    Meeting Point: Mumbai Central at 9.00 pm

    Start from Mumbai by Golden Temple Express by 9.30 pm

  • Day one

    Reach Nizzamuddin by 6.35 pm Travel from New Delhi to Old Delhi by Local vehicles Dinner Enroute Start from Old Delhi to Kathgodam by Ranikhet Express (10.25 pm)

  • Day two

    Reach Kathgodam (5.00 am) Travel Kathgodam – Lohajung (213 km) Night stay in tourist lodge

  • Day three

    Lohajung – Didna (8 km) Night stay in rest house or tent.

  • Day four

    Didna – bedini bugyal or ali bugyal (10 km) Night stay in tent.

  • Day five

    Bedini – patharnachni (5 km) Night stay in tent.

  • Day six

    patharnachni – bhagwabasa (6 km) Night stay in tent

  • Day seven

    Roopkung summit (3 km) Back patharnachni via bhagwabasa Night stay in tent.

  • Day eight

    Patharnachni – lohajung (15 km trek & 15 km by car) Via warn village & warn to lahajung by car. Night stay in rest house.

  • Day nine

    Lohajung – kathgodam Start from Kathgodam by Ranikhet Express (10.30 pm)

  • Day ten

    Reach Old Delhi by 4.00 am Travel till Delhi Rohila Travel towards Mumbai by Garib Rath by 9.20 am

  • Day eleven

    Reach Mumbai by 8.00 am


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