Roopkund Trekking Tour
Roopkund Trek is named after the glacial lake roopkund which is located at the height of 4800 meters. Roopkund trek provides views of beautiful mountains nearby. The lake became famous after 300+ skeletons found near the lake. Roop kund is located in Chamoli District of Uttarakhand. It is believed that in 9th century due to hailstorm group of people died and skeletons are remained here. Some of them are from 18th century as well. Roopkund is located on the lap of Trishul mountain. Trishul peak is 7120m and Nanda Ghunti nearby is 6310 m high. Due to higher altitude the water in lake only melts one or two months in summer. As the water is just 2-3 meters deep skeletons are visible in that time. Due to cold weather it remained in good conditions.
Best Time For This Trekking: Roopkund trekking is generally good in summer (April to June) and Sep Oct. During winter it is very hard due to snow while in monsoon rain make it difficult.
How to Reach: For Roopkund Trekking Lohajung is starting point. For Lohajung nearest railway station is Kathgodam which is 210 kms drive via Kathgodam - Bheemtal - Almora - Kausani - Gwaldam - Lohajung route. Kathgodam to Lohajung is 10 hrs drive. Dehradun (300 kms) and Pantnagar (250 kms) are two nearest Airport. Dehradun has good frequency of flights compare to Pantnagar. It is better to Arrive one / two days before the
Approx trekking: 53 Kms Maximum Altitude during the Trek: 4780 meters, Duration: 08 Days,
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