Satopanth Trek FAQs

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What is the shape of Satopanth lake?

Satopanth lake is a triangular high altitude lake in Uttarakhand state.

What is the altitude of Satopanth lake?

Satopanth lake is perched at an altitude of 4600 mtrs above the sea level in Uttarakhand state.

Where is Satopanth lake?

Satopanth lake is a crystal clear green water which is situated in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand state.

What is the best time to visit Satopanth?

May, June, September and October are the best months to visit Satopanth.

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

Badrinath is the starting point of the Satopanth trek and it is a 22 km long trek in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand.

How many days are required for this trek?

You will need atleast 5 days to do this trek in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand.

How difficult is Satopanth trek?

Satopanth trek is a moderate grade trek considering its altitude range. Rapid changes in weather may pose some challenges but once the sky gets clear and peaks reveal themselves, the views will be rewarding. It is a good trek to upgrade to if you’ve done a couple of treks in the Himalayan range.

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.

Is this trek suitable for beginners?

No, we don’t suggest beginners do this high-altitude trek. You must have prior high-altitude trekking experience for the Satopanth trek.

What is the important equipment to carry for Satopanth Trek?

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

How do we prepare for such a Trek?

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

Do we see any snow-clad peaks on this trek?

Yes this trek offers majestic view of snow crested Chaukhamba and many other peaks.

Is Camping allowed near Satopanth lake?

No camping is not permitted near Satopanth lake due to religious reasons.

Can you customize a trip?

Yes, if you would like to travel independently, you are invited to choose any of the trips at your convenient time frame for any number of people. Cost for private trip is fixed on the basis of group size, trek distance, trek time and duration. You can check out some Satopanth Lake Trekking Tour Packages 

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