Roopkund (the Mystery Lake Trek) on 10th May 2015 – 17th May 2015 with Bhramanti365.

Dear Friends ,

Experience the thrilling trek of Himalayan adventure for Roopkund Trek .

Region:- Garhwal, Uttarakhand,
Duration:- 8 Days
Grade:- moderate
Altitude:-15696 ft.
Approx trekking:- 53km.
Date :- 10th May 2015 – 17th May 2015.

Roopkund 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 pahari 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 Homkund 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.

Trek Itinerary.

Day # 1 – Kathgodam – Lohajung (215 Kms ) – Night Stay in Tourist Lodge
Day # 2 – Lohajung – Didna ( 8 Kms ) – Night Stay in Rest House or Tent
Day # 3 – Didna – Bedni Bugyal or Ali bugyal ( 10 Kms ) – Night Stay in Tent
Day # 4 – Bedni – Patharmachani ( 5 Kms ) – Night Stay in Tent
Day # 5 – Patharmachani – Bhagwabasa ( 6 Kms ) – Night Stay in Tent
Day # 6 – Roopkund Mystery Lake – Summit (3 Kms) – Back Patharmachani via Bhagwabasa . Night Stay in Tent
Day # 7 – Patharmachani – Lohajung (15 Kms Trek and 15 Kms by Car ) – via Warn Village & Warn to Lohajung by Car – Night Stay in Tent
Day # 8 – Journey Back from Lohajung to Kathgodam ( 215 Kms ) – Reaching Kathgodam by 6 PM ( Tentative )


The drop from Lohajung can be given at Haridwar from where one can do Bungee Jumping and white water Rafting at Rishikesh on there own expenses ( Need not have to spend extra cost again for scheduling this two events seperately)

Cost for the Event :: 10500 /- ( For Indian Citizen ) & 13000 / – ( Non – Indian Citizens ) – Including Service Tax.
 
Medical Certificate is mandatory for this Trek and also one has to have a good physical stamina, recommended daily exercise and jogging for this trek.

Cost inclusive of :-

Traveling from Kathgodam to Kathgodam by Pick up Vans or Jeeps .
All food Charges ( Veg food ) There will be no arrangements for Food in traveling .. i.e from Kathgodam to Lohajung and Lohajung to Kathgodam
First Aid , Medical Kits and Oxygen Cylinders.
Accommodation. Tented or Tourist lodge.
Trek equipment’s,
Permits/ Forest fees,
Experienced trek Leader, Guide and Support staff to help trekkers.

Exclusions:-

Any kind of personal expenses.
Insurance.
Porter to carry personal luggage.
Anything not specifically mentioned under the Cost Includes.

NOTE:- Mules are Available

Also trekkers has to take care of there tickets till Kathgodam … Itinerary is from Kathgodam to Kathgodam

One has to do online Transfer of INR 10500/- ( For Indian Citizen ) and 13000/ – ( Non – Indian Citizens )

Account Details:-

In the Name of: Mr AMEY ARUN BHAGAT.
Bank :- SBI BANK
Branch : NEW PANVEL (EAST)
Account No : 20134246954
IFS Code: SBIN0011758

Once done with the Transaction please send your details / transaction ID on amey@bhramanti365.in / bhramanti365@gmail.com

To Register contact on

Amey Bhagat :- 09987121415 (Mumbai)
Sarang Sali :- 8956383836 (Pune)

Things to Carry :- http://www.bhramanti365.in/roopkund-trek-and-itinerary
Last year Event Pictures :- https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=oa.894534773893917&type=1
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