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Uttarkhand Tour Package Online - Roopkund Lake Trek

Tour Details

 Durations :8 Night / 9 Days
  • 1nt Lohajung
  • 1nt Kausani
  • 1nt Didina
  • 1nt Rudraprayag
  • 1nt Kathgodam
  • 2nt Bedni Bugyal
  • 1nt Bhagubasa
This isn't for the faint-hearted. This long vacation is all about adventure in the lap of himalayas and will test your levels of endurance in every possible way. Expect harsh terrains, arduous climbs, and descending down one valley only to climb up another. But then, there's enjoyment too as you pass throguh beautiful landscapes, discover lovely rivulets, enjoy long drives, stay in camps, and breathe the kind of air you always wanted to. If you love trekking, you'll love this holiday!
 
 Tour Itinerary

Day 1:
Delhi - Kathgodam
Board the overnight train - Ranikhet Express - leaving Old Delhi Railway Station at 09:55 pm.
Meals: Dinner

Day 2 :
Kathgodam To Kausani | 5-Hour Drive
Arrive at Kathgodam early in the morning by 6:00 am. Board the waiting vehicles to drive straight to Kausani, and enjoy breakfast enroute. Kausani is 140 kms from the Kathgodam railway station. You'll arrive just in time for lunch. Kausani offers a panoramic view of the snow-capped Himalayan peaks. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 3:
Kausani To Lohajung | 6-Hour Drive
We have a long mountain drive today, going from Kumaon ranges to Garhwal and crossing the townships of Baijnath and Gwaldam and then following the Pindar River to the town of Debal. We turn away from the river here and climb up a steep mountain road which takes us to Lohajung, the starting point of the trek. Stay overnight at the camp or the guest house.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 4:
Lohajung To Didina | 5-Hour Drive
Walk down diagnolly across to the valley of the Bedni Ganga. Cross over to the other side of the valley and climb past the village of Didna through thick forests of pine, rhododendrons, and oak to reach the campsite at an idyllic pastoral setting.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 5 :
Didina To Bedni Bugyal (3330m) Via Ali Bugyal 7-8 Hrs
The trail now follows the ridge with lovely views of towering summits of Chaukhamba, Neelkanth and Kedarnath on one hand and the picture postcard views of the villages of Wan, Didna and Kulin on the other. A climb through a rhododendron forest takes us to the meadows of Ali Bugyal rolling on to join equally magnificent meadows of Bedni Bugyal (3350m).
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6 :
Bedni Bugyal To Bhagubasa (4100m) 4-5 Hrs
Now we are in the high altitude country. The trail climbs up to the Pathar Nachauni ridge to get closer views of Trisul, Nanda Ghunti, and Changabang. A steep zigzag brings us to the caves of Bhagubasa where one can find some rock shelters which are used by the pilgrims. Camp next to these improvised shelters at an altitude of 4100m.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 7 :
Bhagubasa - Roopkund (4600 Mts) - Bedni Bugyal
After an early morniong breakfast, climb the steep zig-zag and narrow trail leading to the Skeleton lake of Roopkund (4600 mts). If the snow cover is not too thick, one would find the skeletal remains of the humans and horses dating back to 13th century. A steep walk up from here to the ridge renders a close view of Trisul and Nanda Ghunti. Return back to the camp at Bedni Bugyal
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 8 :
Trek Bedni Bugyal To Wan (2440m) And Drive To Rudraprayag
Descend through the forests of fir, rhododendron and pine to reach the valley floor. Then cross the valley and asend to the village of Wan (2440 mts). From here, ennjoy a dirve to your hotel in Rudraprayag.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 9 :
Departure
After breakfast, drive from Rudraprayag to Haridwar. Board the evening Shatabdi Express to arrive in Delhi by 10:45pm.
Meals: Breakfast

 
 Package Price
Rs. 23,299/- *
USD 433.292/- *
EUR 336.975/- *
GBP 270.001/- *
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 Destination

KAUSANI:
Kausani s a hill station situated in the bageshwar district of the Uttarakhand state of India. .It i is located 52 km North of Almora. The altitude of this place is about 1890 mts. This place offers a 350 km view of the Himalayan peaks like Trisul, Nanda Devi and Panchchuli. There are very few places in the Himalayas that can compare with the beauty of Kausani - a picturesque hill station famous for its scenic splendor and its spectacular 300 km-wide panoramic view of the Himalayas. Kausani lies on the atop the ridge amidst dense Pine trees overlooking Someshwar valley on one side and Garur and Baijnath Katyuri valley on the other on Almora-Bageshwar-Didihat Highway. Mahatma Gandhi called this place the 'Switzerland of India', due to similarity in landscape.

RUDRAPRAYAG:
Rudraprayag -is a town and a municipality in Rudraprayag district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Rudraprayag is one of the Panch Prayag (five confluences) of Alaknanda River, the point of confluence of rivers Alaknanda and Mandakini. Alaknanda then proceeds towards Devaprayag where it joins with Bhagirathi river to form the river Ganges. Kedarnath, a Hindu holy town is located 86 km from Rudraprayag.
Rudraprayag is also known for its infamous man-eating leopard (Leopard of Rudraprayag) which is reputed to have killed over 125 people , hunted by Jimm Corbett
A small pilgrim town on the holy confluence of river Alaknanda and Mandakini that is venerated as one of the five sacred confluences or the 'Panch Prayag'.
Rudraprayag It is named after Rudra, an aspect of Lord Shiva. According to a legend Lord Shiva appeared here as 'Rudra' to bless Narad Muni. An ancient shrine is dedicated to Lord Shiva in the form of 'Rudra'. Rudraprayag is of immense significance for the pilgrims of Char Dham Yatra, as it is the junction for visiting Badrinath and Kedarnath Dham.

KATHGODAM:
Kathgodam is a town in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand state of India. It is part of the twin township of Haldwani-Kathgodam , and is immediately north of Haldwani. It has an average elevation of 554 metres (1,483 feet). It is situated on the banks of the Gaula River.
Kathgodam is one of the most picturesque locations situated in the Bhabhar region, the foothills of Kumaon Himalayas.

In the year 1901, Kathgodam, meaning timber depot, was a small village with a population of 375. The importance of this town grew significantly in 1909, when the railway line of Haldwani was extended till Kathgodam. Presently, Kathgodam serves as the last station on the North-East Railways. During the 14th century, Mughals awarded this Bhabhar Terai region to Gyan Chand, who belonged to the Chand Dynasty.

The population of the town is 129,140, which mostly comprises Kumaoni people. Hindi, Kumaon and Garhwali are the most popular languages in the region. The most popular attractions of the town are the temples dedicated to Sheetla Devi and Kalichaud, which are visited by devotees, especially during the festival season. Tourists can also visit the dam on the Gaula River, which is a popular picnic spot in the region.

BEDNI BUGYAL:
Bedni Bugyal (High altitude grass, meadow) is one of the finest meadow in India. This has got to be one of the most romantic spots in the Himalayas - acres and acres of meadow scooped out of lush mountain scape, a steep ridge arching up into the dusk, and above it, the enormous western flank of Trishul.One of the larger Bugyals (meadow) in Uttaranchal, Bedni is also a major way-station on the Nanda Raj Jaat Yatra, a ritual procession held every 12 years.
Bedni Bugyal is a charming green meadow adorned with flowers in a spell binding varieties, in full bloom. There is a small lake situated in the midst of the meadow, where the devotees offer Tarpans. Situated nearby is a small temple where the devotees pay there obeisance, during their halt at Bedni Bugyal.

 
 Package Inclusion
  • Return transfers from Delhi by road (by non air-conditioned car)/rail (2 or 3 tier air-conditioned coach),
  • All arrangements for staying and camping while on the trip
  • Accommodation on twin-sharing basis in tents, rest houses and hotels, all meals
  • Professional guide fee
  • Charges for visit to the Sanctuary, royalty and permits wherever applicable
  • All trekking arrangements with India's most experienced guiding team, camp staff, cook etc
 
 Terms and Conditions
  • Per person rates (in Rs.) - applicable on 2 persons staying together sharing the same room
  • Service Tax extra (as applicable)
  • Package rates are subject to change without prior notice
  • Meal plan: EP - Accommodation only, CP - Accommodation with breakfast, MAP - Accommodation with breakfast, lunch or dinner, AP - Accommodation with breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • The package cannot be combined with any other offer
  • Refund on cancellation depends upon concerned hotel's cancellation policy
  • The above package is not valid during national holidays, festivals and long weekends
  • RIGHT TRAVELS INC , reserves the right to change/modify or terminate the offer any time at its own discretion and without any prior notice
  • In case of unavailability in mentioned hotels, alternate accommodation will be arranged in a similar category hotel
 
 Remarks
  • All prices quoted per person on twin sharing basis in Indian Rupees. Rates are applicable for a minimum of two (2) persons travelling at one time. Rates valid for Indian Nationals only
  • Rates subject to change without notice depending on currency fluctuation.
  • Rates are based on Standard category of rooms.
  • Rates not valid during conventions and special events.
 

Destination Information

ABOUT THE TERRITORY:
UTTARKHAND formerly Uttaranchal, is state in the northern part of India. It is often referred to as the Land of Gods due to the many holy Hindu temples and cities found throughout the state, some of which are among Hinduism's most spiritual and auspicious places of pilgrimage and worship. Known for its natural beauty and wealth of the Himalayas, the Bhabhar and the Terai, the state was carved out of the Himalayan and adjoining north-western districts of Uttar Pradesh on 9 November 2000, becoming the 27th state of the Republic of India. It borders the Tibet Autonomous Region on the north, Nepal on the east and the Indian states of Uttar Pradesh to the south, Haryana to the west and Himachal Pradesh to the northwest.

The region is traditionally referred to as Uttarakhand in Hindu scriptures and old literature, a term, which derives from Sanskrit uttara meaning north, and kha meaning country or part of a country.

RELIGION:
Religion of Uttarakhand people varies from region to region. The people of Uttarakhand follow various religions. These include Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism, Sikhism, Jainism and Christianity among the prominent ones.
Uttarakhand population is mainly comprised of Hindus thereby making Hinduism the most important religion. Hinduism is the largely widespread religion in Uttarakhand with around 72.12 lakh followers. Most of the Hindus can be traced in the inner Garhwals.

Another religion at Uttarakhand, which has many followers, is the Islam. You can trace large number of Muslims in Uttarakhand. Islam religion at Uttarakhand has 10.12 lakh followers, which is comparison to Hindus is a small number but still is the second highest religion in Uttarakhand to be followed.

After Islam, Sikhism is the dominating religion in Uttarakhand with 2.12 lakh Sikhs adding to the population. Uttarakhand has many gurudwaras where the Sikhs offer prayers. Most of the Sikhs are situated in the Terrai region.

Christianity follows Sikhism as this religion at Uttarakhand has 27 thousand followers. Christians are very low in number at Uttarakhand as the place was not the dwellings of Britishers and hence Christianity could not spread much of its root into this state.

Uttarakhand's close proximity to Laddakh and other Himalayan areas has led down the way for Buddhism to spread its wing across the state. This religion of people at Uttarakhand has 13 thousand followers.
Next to Buddhism is Jainism, which has nine thousand followers. This religion of people in Uttarakhand in which they worship Lord Mahavira does not find too much fan following in the Himalayan state.

The other religion in Uttarakhand comprises only 4 thousand people. These religions are followed by the local tribes, which are situated in the deep rural areas of Uttarakhand. These religions of Uttarakhand are too many in number but do not have many followers.

CULTURE:
The culture of Uttarakhand shows a distinctive pattern, with the elements from each of the ethnic groups and sub-groups that resides in this place. It can be said that the culture of Uttarakhand is a juncture where the different cultures of the Kumaoni-Garhwal meet.

Talking about the culture of Uttarakhand, we can begin with the people of Uttarakhand. Uttarakhand houses seven different ethnic groups, having as many as seven different cultures. Some of the important ethnic groups that form a part of the culture of Uttarakhand are:
• Jaunsari.
• Bhotia.
• Buksha.
• Tharu.
• Raji.

In this context, it can be said that the people of Uttarakhand are also known as Garhwali or Kumaoni; some of them are also known as Paharis.

It is noteworthy that majority of the people in Uttarakhand are Hinuds, who exclusively belong to the upper class. These upper class that occupies major part in the culture of Uttarakhand, is divided into two Indo-Aryan groups, viz.:
• The original Khas tribes (that arrived in the hills in the Vedic Age), and
• Migrants from North-Central India (that settled in the Medieval Period).

CLIMATE:
Uttarakhand is a region that has some of the most majestic places, and also provides some outstanding natural beauty. It is a part of the Greater Himalayan ranges and is covered by beautiful Himalayan peaks and glaciers. Two very important and holy rivers of India, the Ganga and Yamuna start their journey from here. In this article, we provide you information about Uttarakhand weather.

Uttarakhand mainly has two different climatic regions, namely, the hilly terrain and the smaller plain region. So, the weather is also quite varied, depending on the particular place.

Summers
Summers, in most of the Uttarakhand are mostly pleasant, but some places do have hot climate. The temperatures, in places like Haridwar, Rishikesh, etc. can reach the 40 degrees Celsius mark. Coupled with humidity, this can be pretty uncomfortable. The summer season of Uttarakhand extends from April to June.

Winters
Winters in Uttarakhand are very cold, with many places receiving regular snowfalls. Temperature during the winter season ranges from sub zero to about 15 degrees Celsius. The winter season in Uttarakhand generally extends from October to February.

Monsoon
During the period of July to September, lies the monsoon season of Uttarakhand. The temperature ranges from 15 to 25 degrees Celsius at most of the places, during this time. . The state receives approximately 90% of its annual rainfall in this season. It is also one of the most pleasant seasons of Uttarakhand.

LANGUAGE:
People of uttarakhand speak the dialect of Kumaoni (in the Kumaon area) and Garhwali (in Garhwal area). They are sometimes also sometimes also known as Pahari as they belong to central Paharai language group of the Himalayas. . Sankrit, central pahari, and sauraseni prakit influence most of the dialects. These dialects in term also influence the lingo of the neighboring areas of Himachal Pradesh, Nepal etc. Within each area people speak different dialects, which are influenced by the area where the people live. Some of the dialects spoken include:

  • Kumaon - Johari, Danpuriya, Askoti, Sirali, Gangola, Khasparjia, Phaldakoti, Pachhai, Rauchaubhaisi, Majh Kumaiya, Soryali, Chaugarkhyali, Kumaiya.
  • Garhwal - Jaunsari, Sailani in parts of Tehri, Marchi or Bhotia dialect, Jadhi in parts of uttarkashi.

CUISINE OF UTTARKHAND:
Chainsoo
Chainsoo is prepared by using black gram daal. Normally due to the high protein content in this daal it is difficult to digest. However it is said that the bad effect gets nullified by roasting. Similar preparation with slight variation is made out of black bhat (a varity of soyabeen), but in that case it is called bhatwani.
Pear and mango chutney
It is very tasty chutney with fruity taste, which goes very well both with main meal and snacks.
Kafuli
Kafuli is a thick gravy preparation made from green leafy vegetables. Kafuli made of Spinach leaves is the most common preparation.
Jholi
In Garhwali, Jhol means very thin gravy. Jhol can be made out of tomatoes, potatoes and other tubers. On the other hand Jholi is gravy made out of curd. It is comparatively a much thicker jhol and similar to phanu in preparation.
Phaanu
Phanu is also made of dals (lentils) like chainsoo, but in this case the dals are soaked in water for about 4 to 6 hours before its use. A different variety of dals like- Gahat, Arhar or green Mung can be used to prepare Phanu.
Til ki Chutney
This chutney is mainly prepared during winters and is yummy with Tor ki daal n' Bhaat or with Gahat ke paranthe. It can also be used as a dip for various snacks.
Thechwani
Thechwani can be prepared using radish root (pahari mula having round root) or potatoes. The preparation is called by this name as the radish root or potato is never cut, but crushed (thinchao) into pieces.
Baadi
Baadi is made from Kwada ka Aata (also known as Choon or Mandua flour and is black in color) Baadi is best eaten with Gahat ki dal or Phaanu.Hot Baadi and hot Phanu is very popular food in Uttaranchal.
Roat
During marriages and other family or religious functions certain traditional Garhwali dishes are prepared, the most important among them are Roat and Arsa, besides `urd ki pakori, pooris, kaddu ki bhujji and alu-tamatar ka jhol are the most common dishes made during these occasions and the festive seasons.

TOUR ATTRACTIONS:
Uttarakhand - described by many as the land of the Gods, the abode of the towering Himalayas, a treasure house of exotic flora and fauna, an invigorating holiday retreat, and a paradise on earth - lures everyone from everywhere. Uttarakhand earlier known, as Uttaranchal is the holiest of all Hindu pilgrimage centers as the land is home to four great religious sites - Gangotri, Yamunotri, Badrinath and Kedarnath. This apart, Uttarakhand boasts of pristine natural beauty, stately mountains, romantic glaciers and gurgling hill brooks, flower bedecked valleys, rare wild life and opportunities galore for adventure sports. Uttarakhand is neighbored by Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Haryana and Nepal. Some closes destinations are prescribing here with:

  • HARIDWAR
  • NAINITAL
  • VALLEY OF FLOWERS NATIONAL PARK
  • RISHIKESH
  • CORBETT NATIONAL PARK
  • CHAR DHAM and many more.
Uttarakhand is a veritable storehouse of a number of delightful tourist spots that include sacred pilgrimage sites, wildlife sanctuaries, mountainous landscapes, lush green valleys, grassy meadows, cascading waterfalls, gorgeous rivers, dense forests, bewitching hill stations and the majestic mystic Himalayas.
Tourists have lots of opportunities to lose themselves completely in Uttrakhand - be it wildlife, natural scenery, pilgrimage or adventure. Gangotri is an ideal place of tourist attraction as it is located at the base of the holy river Ganges. There is nothing to feel disappointed for the tourists who come to Uttrakhand. The only disappointment may be felt when they have to leave this heavenly abode created by the Gods.

CONCLUSION:
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Cost and Dates

Package Type: Price Per Person on Twin Sharing
Rs. 23,299/- *
USD 433.292/- *
EUR 336.975/- *
GBP 270.001/- *
Validity: Valid From April 1, 2012 - June 30, 2012
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