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Is Roopkund trek tough?

Yes the Roopkund trek is a tough grade trek in Uttarakhand. The lake of the Roopkund is known as “Mystery Lake”.

Is Roopkund trek still banned?

No, Roopkund trek is not banned. But overnight camping in the Bugyal or meadows of the Uttarakhand state is banned, which makes it difficult to trek to Roopkund.

Why is the Roopkund trek banned?

Roopkund is a famous trek that attracts many trekkers but the Roopkund trek was banned due to the harm that we have caused to the biodiversity of the alpine meadows which fall on the trail.

What are the base and trek distances of the Roopkund trek?

Lohajung is the starting point of Roopkund trek and it is 38 kms long trek in Uttarakhand state.

What is the best time to visit Roopkund trek?

May, June, July, August, September and October are the best months to visit Roopkund trek.

How many days are required to do this trek?

You will need atleast 8 days to do Roopkund trek.

What is the altitude of Roopkund?

Roopkund is perched at an height of 4536 mts above the sea level.

Which lake is known as Skeleton Lake?

Roopkund Lake is known as Skeleton lake.

Where is Roopkund?

Roopkund lake is a high altitude glacial lake in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand state.

How do we prepare for Roopkund Trek?

Here is a guide to prepare you for the trek. Beginners guide for high altitude trek

Which type of shoes should I buy?

Good trekking shoes are the most important part of the trek, so you have to be very careful before buying it. You can go through our Article “Important things to carry for trekking” to get an idea of important things to carry for trekking.

What is the important equipment to carry for Roopkund Trek?

You can check all the important things to carry for trekking. Check out the list:- Important things to carry for trekking

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