Roop Kund Trek

Duration : 16 Days
Destinations: Delhi - Rishikesh - Mundoli - Bekhal Tal - Wan - Bedni - Baguabasa - Roopkund excursion - Baguabasa - Wan - Mundoli - Rishikesh - Delhi
Best Season: April to May and August to October
Highest Point: Roop Kund-4780 Mts.
Nature of Trek: Moderate

RoopKund becomes famous when large number of Human bones was reported. After that explorers and scientists have tried to explain the mystery but it helped in deepening the mystery rather solving it. Two theories have emerged and one is that these bones are of Gen.Zorawar Singh of Kashmir and his men who were coming back after raiding China-Tibet in 17th Century. Second opinion, which is also believed by locals, is that large numbers of people visiting Homkund were trapped in avalanches and snowstorms and got killed. Not even a single man survived to tell the true story. It is situated in CWM of Trishul and this is again a positive factor for unpredictable change in weather in Himalayas.

Day 01 : Arrive Delhi

Day 01 :

Arrive Delhi airport, traditional welcome upon arrival and straight drive to hotel for night stay.

Day 02 :

Full day free for Delhi local sightseeing. Night Stay at Delhi.

Day 03 :

Leave Delhi to Rishikesh, arrive Rishikesh check into the hotel. Evening free to visit Ashram, meditation centre. Night stay at Rishikesh.

Day 04 : Rishikesh - Mundoli (265 kms / 10 hrs )

Drive to the small hamlet of Mundoli ( 2134m ), from where the trek begins. Overnight in Guest House / Tents.

Day 05 : Mundoli-Bekhal Tal

Begin the trek; cross the Lahjung pass ( 2250m ) and continue to Bekhal Tal- a small lake amidst picturesque surroundings. Camp overnight. ( Aprox.8 Kms; 5-7 hrs walking )

Day 06 : Bekhal Tal

Day at leisure to be spent in the beautiful environs.

Day 07 : Bekhal Tal - Wan

Continue the trek to Wan village. The trail takes you via another small lake- Brahm Tal. Overnight in Guest House / Tents at Wan ( 2340m ). ( Aprox.10 Kms; 6-8 hrs walking )

Day 08 : Wan - Bedni Bugyal

Begin the uphill trek and reach the Bugyals (high altitude meadows) of Bedini ( 3354m ) - a beautiful location with magnificent view of the surrounding mountains. Camp overnight.

Day 09 : Bedni Bugyal

Day to explore the surroundings, which is bound to be an experience to be remembered.

Day 10 : Bedni-Baguabasa

Trek through the undulating grasslands to reach Baguabasa ( 3380m ). Camp overnight. ( Aprox.7 Kms; 3-4 hrs walking )

Day 11 : Roopkund excursion

Trek to the mysterious Pond of Beauty - Roop Kund (5029m), close to the base of the Trishul (7120m) and Nanda Ghungti (6310m) Peaks. Roopkund the mystery lake, It was a lake that, a large number of Human bones were found and through anthropologists are still working on its significance. The lake however is nestled amidst a panoramic mountain scenery. Return to camp at Baguabasa for overnight stay at Camps. ( 8-10 hrs walking ).

Day 12 : Baguabasa - Wan

Retrace the route back to Wan. Overnight in Guest House / Tents. ( 6-8 hrs walking )

Day 13 : Wan - Mundoli

Continue downhill to Mundoli taking a direct route. Overnight in Guest House / Tents. ( 6-8 hrs walking )

Day14 : Mundoli - Rishikesh

Drive down along the river to Rishikesh. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 15 : Rishikesh - Departure

Morning check out of Hotel to leave Rishikesh to Delhi, entoure halt for lunch, arrive Delhi check into the hotel. Night stay at Delhi.

Day 16 :

Full day free for rest or on your own. Evening transfer to the airport to catch your flight for home.........Tour end with happy memory.

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