Uttarakhand is an absolute mine of natural gems, Satopanth Tal (Lake) is one of these gems. Satopanth is a high altitude lake located in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand and near to Badrinath Shrine. The lake considered sacred by the local people of Mana village, which is base camp village for Satopanth Lake.
Apart from religious significance Satopanth also become a famous trekking and camping site of Uttarakhand. This lake situated on the elevation of 4,600 metres (15,100 ft) above sea level and nestled amidst panoramic scenery of snow capped peaks. Satopanth remains frozen for almost all the time of year.