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    REGION: Uttarakhand

    DIFFICULTY: Moderate

    HIGHEST ALTITUDE: 5,029 m

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    DURATION: 6 Days

    AVERAGE TEMPERATURE:

    Day time temperature: 20°C

    Night time temperature: -2°C

Trek Fee Per Person 5% GST is payable on the trek fee.

9500

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Roopkund Trek or The mystery lake trek is one of the most famous trek in uttarakhand and is a quentissential trek for every trekker who is passionate about trekking in the himalayas.  The roopkund trek is full of mystery and adventure. With beautiful himalayan peaks at every step along with the mystery element of the hundreds of skeletons found in and around the lake, attracts many trekkers for this one of a kind himalayan trek.

We are awarded with the views of different landscapes everyday. views of snow capped himlayan mountains, like Trishul, Nanda Ghungti, Choukhamba, Banderpoonch and many other welcomes the trekker at every turn. Vastness of the ali bugiyal captivates the beholders and makes Roopkund trek, one of the most sought after treks in India.The trek also known as the “Mysterious skeleton lake “or simply “the skeleton lake”, atracts trekkers from all over the world and makes it the most famous destination for trekking in Uttarakhand.

The mystery lake trek can be quite taxing and is rated as a moderate trek. Its mostly a summer trek, and the route remains open from april to june and sep to november. A preparation of about a month is advisable before attempting the trek,especially for amateur  trekkers and if he has no prior high altitude trekking experience. Having a highest altitude of above 15,000 feet, Roopkund trek can be difficult for someone with no experience of trekking in himalayas. Inspite of the moderate difficulty, the roopkund trek is still a much sought after  trek in iIndia, for its beautiful and varied landscapes. An experience of a life time, away from the emails, phone calls, daily tasks, the deep virgin Rhodedendron and Oak forests, gurgling brooks, breath-taking campsites, and miles of undulating meadows, snow and ice, and the taste of a great adventure as one climbs from 8,000 ft to 16,000 ft

Day 1: Kathgodam to Wan Village                                      

Day 2: Wan Village to Gharoli Patal                              

Day 3: Gharoli Patal to Bedini Bugiyal via Ali bugiyal                                                  

Day 4: Bedini Bugiyal to Pathar Nachauni                                      

Day 5: Pathar Nachauni to Baguabasa         

Day 6: Baguabasa to Roopkund & back to Bedni Bugiyal

Day 7: Bedni Bugiyal to Wan Village                                                                  

Day 8: Wan Village to Kathgodam

INCLUSIONS

• Trek from Wan Village to Wan Village
• All necessary permits
• Accommodation (trekkers hut, Home stay, camps, Tents) with sleeping bag and sleeping mat
• Food while on trek (Veg.+Non Veg).
• Trek Leader, Guide and Support staff.
• First Aid with Oxygen
• Crampon/Micro Spikes

EXCLUSIONS

• Insurance.
• Entry fees
• Food during the transit.
• Any kind of personal expenses.
• Personal equipments : Ice axe, Trekking pole.
• Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
• Anything not specifically mentioned.

1.  Backpack (45-55 L) with sturdy straps and supporting frame. 
2.  Knap pack (20L) optional
3.  Trekking shoes – no sports shoes. (With Rubber Sole, high ankle)
4.  3  trek pants 
5.  4  tees with collar
6.  Full sleeves sweater (not too thick).
7.  A full sleeves fleece jacket.
8.  A full sleeve thick jacket or something similar.
9.  1 pair of thermal inners (optional)
10.  Sports socks.
11.  Woolen monkey cap 
12.  Wind cheater Or a light rain coat/poncho.
13.  Woolen hand gloves + synthetic glove (water proof).
14.  Sun glasses (polarized or UV protected)
15.  Cap
16.  Cold cream & sun screen lotion (SPF 40+).  
17.  Lip balm.
18.  Carry 2 Water bottles (1 L each). 
19.  Personal toilet kit and toilet papers
20.  Personal medicine kit
a. Coca 30 – 30 ml
b. Crocin – 6 tablets
c. Avomine – 4 tablets
d. Avil 25mg – 4 tablets
e. Combiflam – 4 tablets
f. Disprin – 6 tablets
g. Norflox TZ– 6 tablets
h. Crepe bandage – 3 to 5 meters
i.Band aid – 10 strips
j. Eno – 6 Satches
k. Cotton – 1 small roll
l. ORS – 5 packets
m. Betadine or any antiseptic cream
n. Volini Spray(small)

21. Small repair kit consisting of safety pins, needle, thread and string
22.  LED Torch with 2 extra set of cells.
23.  Camera, memory-cards, batteries etc (carry enough spare batteries. Electricity is not available on the slopes or at the base camp)
24.  While packing, use plastic bags to compartmentalize things and carry few extra plastic bags.
25.  Trekking pole/Stick is mandatory.  
26.  Carry lots of dry fruits, chocolates combinations as snacks. Chewing gums
27.  Travel coffee mug n plate
28.  Soap Strip
29.  One Candle , lighter
30.  Whistle.

Cancellation

If for some reason you wish to cancel the trek, email intimation (wetrekkers.in@gmail.com) needs to
be sent to along with telephonic information.

The cancellation charges are as under:
Cancellations prior to 45 days from the start of the trek : 100% refund

Cancellation between 45 days and 30 days from the start of the trek : 75% refund

Cancellation between 30 days and 20 days to the start of the trek : 50% refund

Cancellation less than 20 days to the start of the trek : no refund

What Other Trekkers Are Saying About Roopkund

Though i hvnt got d chance to b part of their team, but i can assure ever1 dey r best in their profile. I met them during my roopkund trek.. I was wid anothr grp. One of my frnd nd I was struglng wid d walk nd dey came forward to help us. They actly inspired us to complt d trek, telling us stories abt d plc, guiding us nd even dey shared their food wid us inspite of v being from another grp. If dey r soo good to d strangers, I am sure they r best wid their own team. Kip travelling -Nibedita Gaunia

great experience as a first timer at roopkund trek with wetrekkers. they provided excellent guide, food and helped us with every possible way. they became like our family members. i will definately plan my next trip with them. -Abhishek Das

'Here is what's in store for you : Totally chilled out and fun people with good enough experience to guide you through those tricky heights at the same time giving you your space. Expect great food plans, fun and a lot of warmth. Good people to trek with -Himanshu Singh

The Roopkund expedition is not just a story of travel but a journey to taste the explorer inside us.Thanks to WeTrekkers as they provided the glimpses which i have always dreamt. It is indeed a lifelong experience that will remain intact down my memory lane. Thanks to Suchetan da,our team leader.it wouldn't be possible without you! Sudeepa di you are too cute and caring and captain tanmay da you were a bit harsh,like a father to a son! love you all. I suggest the aspiring trekkers who willing to summit Roopkund,get in touch with team WeTrekkers. The can provide your all necessities what any other groups can't! -Mainak Chattopadhyay

Wetrekkers is the best agency to trek with,they were very caring.my first trek to roopkund was successful because of them.i recommend you to trek with them. -Krishnendu Bhowmik

Top 4 Reason Why Travel with Us

 

Safety is the top priority

 

For any WeTrekkers Adventures, safety is the top priority. Before each trek & expedition starts, we thoroughly prepare the necessary equipment and create alternate plans in case of emergency. We work closely with our clients and offer them reliable, experienced, well-trained professionals. The safety of our guest is our highest concern.

All trekking tours implement a backup strategy of keeping duplicate tour details, schedules, guest lists, and route plans with a reliable and experienced person at the nearest base town/village. If a tour is unexpectedly delayed or weather conditions turn unfavorable the trusted individual will begin to enact support procedures.

Comprehensive medical kits are vital inclusions on all expeditions we conduct. In the case of unexpected events or emergencies we have compact kits that are quickly and easily accessible when needed.

We actively use, educate, and promote technologies & practices that will improve safety while trekking with us. We take pride in the high caliber of skills we have attained through many years of experience. Himalayan High Adventures ensures that all guests that trek with us will feel confident and comfortable under our guidance.

 

Equipment is the foundation

 

Every piece of equipment used on our trips is company owned. We can assure you of its reliability and suitability. We utilize a strong collection of quality equipment from internationally well known brands and each piece is closely inspected before and after each expedition. Through our uncompromising dedication to quality and extreme emphasis on inspection and maintenance, we can ensure that every piece of equipment is in top performing condition at all times.

Our attention to equipment excellence for safety also transfers to considerations of comfort for our guests. With WeTrekkers all trips utilize a mess tent and kitchen setup. This affords our guests a comfortable dining experience on wilderness trips even in adverse weather. Kitchen/Dining Facilities include water dispensers, tables, canteens, required cookware, and water filters, etc. One the trail sleep is important. WeTrekkers offers sleeping bags and rubber sleeping mats as needed. Waterproof 2-3 Man dome tents are also available.

Extra equipment such as Waikie-Taikies, binoculars, and touch GPS sets and search lights are also available.

We don’t comprise on meals

Good nutritious meals are the keys to a successful tour. Our guests enjoy excellent meals that are prepared by an experienced cook in clean and hygienic manner. Prior to departure we discuss food preferences and allergies with our guests and also consider expedition intensity before preparing menus.

What we do

  • Prepare meals fresh with high-quality ingredients
  • Use packaged food as a backup
  • Procure fruits, vegetables and other perishable products locally to ensure freshness
  • Screen all packaged food for expiry
  • Provide tented toilet arrangements(dry pit arrangement fitted with a folding toilet seat)

The environment is not forgotten

 

WeTrekkers practices eco-friendly tourism. We place an emphasis on helping our guests create lifelong memories without leaving a negative impact on the wonderful natural environments that they visit. Preserving the beautiful natural locations we travel to is a culture instilled in all of our staff and the local people of the places we visit. We of course lead by example, and have established a guideline which will be followed strictly. We hope to help our guests to understand this way of tourism.

Batches

  • 7th -12th May 2018 ( OPEN )
  • 14th -19th May 2018 ( OPEN )
  • 21st - 26th May 2018 ( OPEN )
  • 28th May - 2nd June 2018 ( OPEN )
  • 4th - 9th June 2018 ( OPEN )
  • 11th - 16th June 2018 ( OPEN )
  • 18th - 23rd June 2018 ( OPEN )
  • 25th - 30th June 2018 ( OPEN )
  • 3rd-8th Sept 2018 ( OPEN )
  • 10th-15th Sept 2018 ( OPEN )
  • 17th-22nd Sept 2018 ( OPEN )
  • 24th-29th Sept 2018 ( OPEN )
  • 1st-6th Oct 2018 ( OPEN )
  • 8th-13th Oct 2018 ( OPEN )
  • 15th-20th Oct 2018 ( OPEN )

What Other Trekkers Are Saying About Roopkund

Though i hvnt got d chance to b part of their team, but i can assure ever1 dey r best in their profile. I met them during my roopkund trek.. I was wid anothr grp. One of my frnd nd I was struglng wid d walk nd dey came forward to help us. They actly inspired us to complt d trek, telling us stories abt d plc, guiding us nd even dey shared their food wid us inspite of v being from another grp. If dey r soo good to d strangers, I am sure they r best wid their own team. Kip travelling -Nibedita Gaunia

great experience as a first timer at roopkund trek with wetrekkers. they provided excellent guide, food and helped us with every possible way. they became like our family members. i will definately plan my next trip with them. -Abhishek Das

'Here is what's in store for you : Totally chilled out and fun people with good enough experience to guide you through those tricky heights at the same time giving you your space. Expect great food plans, fun and a lot of warmth. Good people to trek with -Himanshu Singh

The Roopkund expedition is not just a story of travel but a journey to taste the explorer inside us.Thanks to WeTrekkers as they provided the glimpses which i have always dreamt. It is indeed a lifelong experience that will remain intact down my memory lane. Thanks to Suchetan da,our team leader.it wouldn't be possible without you! Sudeepa di you are too cute and caring and captain tanmay da you were a bit harsh,like a father to a son! love you all. I suggest the aspiring trekkers who willing to summit Roopkund,get in touch with team WeTrekkers. The can provide your all necessities what any other groups can't! -Mainak Chattopadhyay

Wetrekkers is the best agency to trek with,they were very caring.my first trek to roopkund was successful because of them.i recommend you to trek with them. -Krishnendu Bhowmik

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