Trek Fee

 

 Roopkund Trek  

Rs 10,550

per person (Lohajung to Lohajung)  

Book for 3 and get free travel from Delhi to Kathgodam

(3 A/C train)

Book for 5 and get free travel from Delhi to Kathgodam and return (3 A/C train)  

*Service Tax of 3.09 % applicable on Trek Fees

Also Note: Indiahikes does not book any train ticket from Delhi to Kathgodam or return. Instead, for booking of more than 3 or 5 participants, the 3 AC train fare is deducted from the trek fee payable. Participants have to make the train booking themselves. Note: Bookings need to be made from the same ID.

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Contact Us

Registered Trekkers call:
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New Enquiry call:
8971959977

Mon-Fri: 9.30 AM – 7.00 PM

Sat: 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM

or write to us at: info@indiahikes.in

Roopkund Trek Itinerary

Day 1 Pick up from Kathgodam Railway station at 6.30 am. Drive to Lohajung base camp. Apprx arrival time at Lohajung 6-7 pm.

Day 2 Trek starts. Lohajung to Ghaeroli Pata

Day 3 Ghaeroli Pata to Bedni Bugyal

Day 4 Bedni Bugyal to Patar Nachauni

Day 5 Patar Nachauni to Bhagwabhasa 

Day 6 Bhagwabhasa to Roopkund to Patar Nachauni

Day 7 : PatarNachauni to Lohajung via Wan

Day 8 Depart for Kathgodam. Approximate arrival time at Kathgodam: 6-7 pm.


Note: Pick up on Day 1 is linked with the Ranikhet Express. The pick up transport will wait until the train arrives at Kathgodam.

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Trekker Photo Albums

Watch the Roopkund Panorama unfold with these photographs shared by our trekkers. Click to view induvidual albums.

1. Chaithanya Vijay - Click to view album 

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2. Abhay Singh Bhoite -Click to view album

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3. Pavan Lulla - Click to view album

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4. Farhat Siddiqui - Click to view album

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Trek Facts

Difficulty 
Moderate-Difficult. See link for details.

Trail type
Circular; returns to base camp.

Altitude
Roopkund: 15,750 feet (4,800 mts). Junargali 16,000 ft (4,878 mts, highest point)

Rail head
Kathgodam. You can reach Kathgodam by an overnight journey from Delhi. Ranikhet express leaves Old Delhi station at 10.40 in the night to get to Kathgodam by 6.30 in the morning. Indiahikes pick up is lined up with the Ranikhet Express.

Base Camp
Village Lohajung (Chamoli District, Uttarakhand)

Best Season
May 3rd week to June end; Mid September to October end.

Temperature in May, June
Day: 15° to 20°C. Night: 4° to 7°C. Temp at highest camp, Bhagwabasa: Day 5°C to 10°C. Night: 3° to -2°C.

Rains
Rainy season is from the second week of July to mid September. May/June is not the rainy season but afternoon showers are very common in the mountains. These are not the monsoon rains.

Temperature in Sept and Oct
Day: 13° to 20°C. Night: 2° to 7°C. Temp at highest camp, Bhagwabasa: Day 3°C to 10°C. Night: 3° to -4°C.

Snow
High snow in May from Kalu Vinayak onwards. Decreases in June. Comfortable snow during the last half of June. September has little snow. In the first week of October, the first winter snow is likely to fall in the upper reaches. Usually melts in a few days.

Preparation
Physical preparation mandatory. See link for more details.

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