SANTOPANTH LAKE TREK

Uttarakhand Himalaya

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Cultural or historical interest
Satopanth Tal (Lake) is a holy lake at an altitude of 15,100 feets from the sea level in the Uttarakhand state of India more precisely in the Dev Bhoomi. The lake is considered to be of religious sig
Languages
Hindi , Garhwali
Geography
Duration: 7 N /8 Days Altitude: 4330 mts/14203 ft
Climate
Round The Year , Cold

SANTOPANTH LAKE TREK

in Uttarakhand Himalaya

About SANTOPANTH LAKE TREK

Area: Garhwal Himalayas Duration: 7N/8 Days Altitude: 4330 mts/14203 ft Grade: Moderate to tough Best time to visit: June - Sept Located amid the hulking high snowcapped peaks at an elevation of 4,600 meters, the Satopanth Lake is one of the high altitude lakes in the Indian Himalayan region that is often dubbed as the lake of divinity. Hindus believe that Lord Brahma, Mahesh and Vishnu used to take bath in the pristine water of the lake on this auspicious day and hence the Satopanth Lake is considered as one of the sacred lakes in the Garhwal Himalayan region. Every year thousands of pilgrims undertake the journey to reach the vicinity of Satopanth Lake to take a holy dip in the water in the belief that it will wash away their sins.

Day Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Delhi - Haridwar (By Train) - Rishikesh (24 kms/40 mins)
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    After Early Breakfast Drive From Haridwar to Joshimath. Night stay at Lodge.
  • Day 2
    Rishikesh - Joshimath (270 kms/8-9 hrs)
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    Next Day Drive from Joshimath to Badrinath , one of the famous dham of Hindu Religion. Visit Badrinath Night Stay at Badrinath
  • Day 3
    Joshimath - Badrinath (45 kms/ 2 hrs)
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    On Day three we will Star our Trek towards Bandhar, in the midst you will see Mana the Last Indian Village before Tibet Border. there is a Waterfall Called Vasudhara, which is known as a holy waterfall which will wash your sins according to the Hindi Scriptures.
  • Day 4
    Badrinath - Mana - (3 kms drive/20 mins) - Vasudhara (5 kms/2 hrs)
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    The trail was through bolder zones. You will cross the Sahasra Dhara and the Neelkanth Base Camp on our way. Specifically, there is no trail, you just have to make your own way with the Guide. You will see the Alakapuri glacier, which is the source of Alakananda river.
  • Day 5
    Vasudhara - Laxmi Van - Satopanth (7 kms/4-5 hrs)
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    You will see Som Kund and the Snow Fall on Swargrohini
  • Day 6
    Laxmi Van - Vasudhara fall - Mana - Badrinath
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    Now We will Trek Back to Mana then Drive back to Badrinath , Night stay at Badrinath.
  • Day 7
    Badrinath - Rishikesh (265 kms/9 hrs)
  • Day 8
    Rishikesh - Haridwar - Delhi

Cost Include


• 2 guides for the group of maximum 14 trekkers so 1 guide for 7 group members. This will ensure high safety and more information and personal attention which are necessary to appreciate a trek. All our guides are professionally trained and have many years of relevant experience in guiding treks.
• Accommodation (hotel or Guest house or home stay or camping).
• Good quality camping arrangements.
we believe that roughing it out necessarily doesn’t mean sleeping in smelly sleeping bags, compromising on safety by using low quality equipment and having unappetizing meals. We focus on your safety, basic comforts and the environment while camping. Keeping this is mind, the following equipment is provided on the trek.
• 3/4 season imported alpine tents ,sleeping bag , mattresses , Hot water bottles in the night (during the trek), Camping stools, Mess Tent, Toilet tents.
• All meals starting from dinner on Day 1 till breakfast on last day. A lot of emphasis is given to nutritional needs and a menu of vegetarian dishes is prepared accordingly. Tea/coffee will be served throughout.
• Porter/mule charges for carrying camping equipment & rations.
• Forest entry charges, permits & camping fee (if any).
• First aid kit (our guides are certified in handling first aid situations).
• Service Tax
• Transport



Cost Exclude


• Porter/mule charges to carry your personal bag.
• Any meals/services not mentioned above.
• Any charges for video cameras, still cameras, etc.
• Alcohol, soft drinks, beverages, etc.
• Personal expenses like tips, telephone calls, laundry, etc.
• Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances like landslides, road blocks, bad weather, etc.
• Insurance.
• OTHER OPTIONAL CHARGES.
• Charges for a porter/mule to carry personal bag throughout the trek (not more than 10 kgs.).