Roopkund Trek

Overview

Region :- Uttarakhand
Duration :- 8 Days
Grade :- Moderate To Difficult
Max Altitude :- 15,696 Ft.
Approx Trekking Km :- 53 Kms.

About the Trek:

Roopkund trek starts from Lohajung. Situated at the elevation of 3200 mts, this joint has narrow and curvy roads that cross from one slope of the mountain to other. While crossing the mountain, you can witness amazing views of the valley. Didna Village is the second destination. It is very difficult to reach there as it is located at the height. You have to cross mixed forest to reach there. Then you will come to Ali Bugyal. Surrounded by mountains, this is the perfect place for taking some amazing photographs. Ghora Latoni is the next destination, which is 3 km far from Ali Bugyal. This walk is an easy walk. Situated on the plain, Ghora Latoni is the best place for campsite. From there, you will reach Bhagwabasa. Trail going to Bhagwabasa is very crisscross and moves uphill towards the mountain.

Brief Itinerary

Day 1 :- Kathgodam to Lohajung

Day 2 :- Lohargunj to Didna Village

Day 3 :- Didna Village to Ali Bugyal

Day 4 :- Ali Bugyal to Patar Nachauni via Bedni Bugyal and Ghora Lotani

Day 5 :- Patar Nachauni to Bhagwabasa via Kalu Vinayak

Day 6 :- Bhagwabasa to Roopkund to Patar Nachauni

Day 7 :- Patar Nachauni to Lohajung via Bedni and Wan

Day 8 :- Loharjung to Kathgodam

How to Reach

The Kathgodam station is one of the main stations in the district and it is an old station. It has good connectivity to many places and these include Lucknow, Delhi, and Howrah. Tickets from Delhi to Kathgodam by train cost around Rs. 150 for a second class sleeper ticket and Rs. 400 for a third A/C sleeper ticket. It is essential to book the tickets at least one month in advance as this route is always in demand.

By Train :-
From Delhi take the Ranikhet Express (5014) Dep. Delhi at 10:40pm arrival Kathgodam at 5:30am (Overnight Journey) or the Uttar sampark kranti (5035) Dep. Delhi at 4:00pm arrival Kathgodam at 10:40pm (6 hrs.40min.Journey)

From Dehardun take the Doon Express (4120) Dep. Dehardun at 10:30 pm arrival Kathgodam at 7:10 pm (8hrs.journey)

By Bus :-
Regular buses ply from ISBT Delhi Anand Vihar station to Kathgodam. Buses that go to Nainital stops at Haldwani which is a twin town of Kathgodham (8 hrs. Journey).

Cost Terms

Inclusions :-
1. Accommodation. (Guest house, Home stay, Camping)
2. Meals while on trek (Veg.+ Egg)
3. Trek equipments (Sleeping bag, mattress, Kitchen & dinning tent, crampon, utensils, tent)
4. All necessary permits and entry fees.
5. First aid medical kits, stretcher and oxygen cylinder.
6. Mountaineering qualified & professional trek Leader, guide and Support staff.
7. Services from Loharjung to Loharjung.
8. TTH Staff insurance.

Exclusions :-
1. Any kind of personal expenses.
2. Food during the transit.
3. Insurance.
4. Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
5. Anything not specifically mentioned under the head.

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