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  • 7 Days  6 Nights 
  • Difficulty - Moderate
  • For 12+ years
  • Best Season Summer (May, June, July) September October

The Satopanth Trek - offering nature at its best - the thick forests, the snow-covered trails, and the beautiful sunrise and breath-taking beauty of waterfalls. High peaks covered with snow and thick forests along with beautiful villages and ancient temples and historical places, this trek has all to offer to give you an unforgettable taste of adventure, beauty, and peace.

The lake is considered to be of religious significance to the local people. Sequestering amidst the imposing ranges of the Garhwal region, this green triangular lake offers an ambiance of serenity. Witness 400ft waterfall; Vasudhara Falls, pass through India’s last village, Mana, and get incredible views of Himalayan peaks like Neelkanth, Chaukhamba, and Swargarohini.

Satopanth Tal trek  is a very beautiful  and an Moderate  trek in the Uttarakhand Himalaya The Satopanth Tal trek  is great for those people who have a great passion for mountaineering and consider it a special purpose in their life. Satopanth Tal trek  is such a trek where you get to see more than one Himalayan mountain range..

You can do Satopanth Tal trek  May, June, July, September, October, For those who like summer treks, they can go summer treks are a very good time for those who want to see snow Glacier Greenery .

Satopanth Tal trek  is also a good trek for Monsoon trek at that time there are flowers and green greenery which makes the trek very memorable.

The Satopanth Tal trek  starts from Mana Village near Badrinath in Uttarakhand, state India which comes in Gharwal Mountain  Range  District Chamoli

During the day the temperature of Satopanth Tal trek  is around ( 08°C to 18 °C  and during the night the temperature comes down to  05 °C  to 08 °C  which is not bad.

You will never consider yourself boring in Satopanth Tal trek  , this trek can give you nothing but joy, You will get to see the Garhwali and Bhotiya, Traditional culture in mana village this trek which will always keep you connected towards the mountain. Himalayas.


Before heading towards the itinerary, it is really essential to perceive the reason behind choosing Satopanth Tal trek.

See firstly, the trekking distance is a total of by taxi 680 Km both side and on foot 46 km which is to be covered into 07 days. Dehradun to Dehradun

Satopanth Tal is a high altitude mountain trek Altitudes is 4600 meters

The Starting trail is moderate as compare to other treks this is moderate trek. So this trek is good for beginners’ trekkers

Need proper gear & clothing for sub-zero temperature?

You got to see so many heavenly bodies at one place like the panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges, you can see pine forests, different variety of flora and fauna surpassing through bona fide Garhwali culture.

I think Do spare time in Interaction with our local’s team, and you will get to know about some of the ancient tales of Indian mythology and our local cultures, this is good ideas for trekkers

Beautiful landscapes so carry proper photo gear & Extra battery backup.

The backpack should not exceed 12 kg only

Trekker carry your Photo ID , Adhar card , Passport , Visa , for entry at forest check posts on the trek it is very important

Alcohol and non-Veg and smoking is not allowed in during the trek

Who should attend?

Yes Satopanth Tal trek  is a safe trek if you are going with a good trekking team which you must know before booking yourself, It is important for you to know that the bow trekking organization with which we are going is right or not,

The minimum age required to trek Satopanth Tal trek  is 12 years and maximum 60 years. The rest depends on your fitness

Self Vehicle


Evening Snacks, Dinner, Breakfast

Arrive at Badrinath, Altitude3640 mts - meet our representative and check-in at the Hotel / Homestay. Evening free to explore the Badrinath  and Mana Village. Dinner and overnight stay.

Trek of 11 km Altitude 4240 meters.



All Meals

Post breakfast the drive is towards the last village Mana, trek starts from there. After a short trek of 3Kms you will get the sight of high altitude water fall Vasudhara falls which lies next to  Alaknanda River’s bank. Ascent gradually till Somtoli meadows and cross landslide prone area, after covering this you will be sighting shepherd huts and their cattles grazing the high alti meadows.

Go through boulder zone to reach the campsite, there are Bhojpatra trees in abundance. The surroundings are beautiful with sight of Alkapuri glacier which lies on the opposite side.

Setup your camps and retire for the night.

Trek of 8 km Altitude 4550 meters.



Evening Snacks, Dinner, Breakfast

The trail from Laxmivan to Chakratirth is relatively short but involves a challenging ascent. Trek through rocky terrain and steep sections, requiring careful footing and perseverance. As you ascend, marvel at the panoramic views of the surrounding snow-capped peaks and picturesque landscapes.
Reach Chakratirth, a sacred site associated with Lord Vishnu, situated at an elevation of 4,550 meters (14,928 feet). Take some time to rest and soak in the spiritual ambiance of this revered spot. Set up camp at Chakratirth and enjoy a well-deserved break.

Explore the surroundings, meditate, or simply enjoy the breathtaking vistas.
In the evening, witness the sunset casting a golden glow over the mountains, creating a surreal atmosphere.

Enjoy a warm and nourishing dinner at the campsite. Retire for the night, surrounded by the tranquil beauty of the high-altitude wilderness.

Trek of 10 km Altitude 4600 meters.



Evening Snacks, Dinner, Breakfast

Today's the day you'll make your way to the majestic Satopanth Lake, the highlight of the trek. Start early in the morning after breakfast, as this is a long day of trekking. The trail from Chakratirtha to Satopanth Lake is around 5 km through moraine and seasonal glacier. You will be walking in the proximity of Nilkantha and Parvati Peak with Chaukhamba looming above all in the front. Balak peak will be on the right.

Satopanth lake is a three-cornered lake with icy cold, crystal clear, emerald waters with a circumference of about 1-2 km, Reach Satopanth Lake, situated at an elevation of 4,600 meters (15,092 feet). Take a moment to soak in the serene beauty of the lake, with its crystal-clear turquoise waters reflecting the surrounding peaks.
The lake holds immense religious significance for Hindus and is believed to be associated with Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu, and Lord Shiva. Offer prayers, spend time in quiet contemplation, and capture the unforgettable moments in your memory and camera. 

Total trek of 10 km. We trek back to Chakratirtha after having lunch.

Trek of 10 km.



Evening Snacks, Dinner, Breakfast

Get back to Laxmivan, descending takes less time but be careful while the descent because some sections are tricky.

Reach Laxmivan, setup your camps, have sumptuous food after this tiring trek and retire for the night.



Descent towards Mana village and you can reach there in 3 hours. From Mana the drive is towards Badrinath, arrangements will be made in a hotel there. Evening going to badrinath ji darshan


1. Accommodation – You will be staying in tents/guest houses for the Satopanth trek.

2. Meals – (Breakfast, lunch, snacks, and dinner). We provide simple, nutritious vegetarian food on all days of the trek.

3. Camping charges – All trekking permits and forest camping charges are included.

4. Trekking equipment – High-quality tents and sleeping bags in all the camps. Sleeping bags can withstand temperatures as low as -10 ºC.

5. Safety equipment – First aid kit, oxygen cylinders, oximeter, etc. will be with guide/trek leader and at the campsite as well to deal with emergencies.

6. Expert trek Leaders – All our trek leaders are at least qualified in basic/advanced mountaineering and first aid course.

7. Expert Trek support team – The mountain staff on this trek consists of certified guides, cooks, helpers, and porters.

NOTE- You can also book Satopant Trek Package from Dehradun, Haridwar, and Rishikesh at an extra cost.


1. Transportation

2. Mule for your Personal Luggage

3. Personal Expenses

4. Personal Insurance

5. Anything not specifically mentioned under the head price includes.

6. Foreigners will be charged with extra charges.

Things to Carry

1. Wearing layers is the mantra in the mountains. Layers give you maximum protection from all elements. You will need at least 5 warm layers (Insulin layers). You will need at least 1 pair of inner thermals, 2 light fleece layers, 1  light sweater, and 1  padded jacket. Ensure your padded jacket has a hood as well. A minimum of one pair and a maximum of two pairs of trek pants should suffice for this trek. Wear one pair and carry one just in case it rains/snows. Trek pants with zippered cut offs at the thighs are very suitable for treks. Also, choose quick-dry pants over cotton

Sunglasses - Sunglasses are to prevent snow blindness. A small overexposure to direct sunlight on snow can lead to snow blindness (about a half hour’s exposure). That’s because fallen snow is like thousands of mirrors that reflect direct UV rays. So you need sunglasses with UV protection.

Buying Tip: Try getting sunglasses that wrap around instead of those that have openings on the side. Even peripheral UV ray exposure is not a good idea.  

2. Sun Cap

3. Synthetic Hand Gloves - Get synthetic hand gloves that have waterproofing on the outside and a padded lining on the inside. If you find the combination difficult to get (not likely), wear a tight-fitting fleece hand glove inside a synthetic hand glove. Hand gloves are mandatory on this trek.  

4. Woollen Cap - a woollen head cap that covers your head and ears is absolutely essential.

5. Socks - Apart from three to four pairs of sports socks, take a pair of woolen socks. Sports socks give you cushioning plus warmth. Again the mantra is to wear synthetic socks or at least a synthetic blend. Cotton socks soak in water and sweat. They are very hard to dry. As for woolen socks, they help you to keep warm and snug in the night. If you cannot get woolen socks, wearing two sports socks serves the purpose as well.

6.Power Bank 

7. Thermos for water

8. Medication (As per medical conditions if any and is subscribed by a doctor)

9.Extra cover for your electronic gear items/Valuables.

10. Quick Dry Towel/Towel

11. Torch/headlamp

12. A tiffin box with a spoon for packed lunch, we try reduced usage of plastic/paper as much as possible  

13. Poncho/Rain Cover

14. Do not leave plastic wrappers(chips,chocolates etc) behind while on Trek and yes! don't forget your "Mask" of course!


By Rail:

The nearest railway station to Joshimath is Rishikesh railway station at a distance of 250 km on NH58. Rishikesh is well connected by railway networks with major destinations of India and trains to Rishikesh are frequent. Joshimath is well connected by motorable roads with Rishikesh.

By Air:

How to reach Joshimath by Flight. Jolly Grant airport near Dehradun (25 km east of the city) is the nearest airport. It is 273 km away from Joshimath. In fact, this airport is closer to Rishikesh (approx. 16 km) and takes roughly 20-30 minutes to reach Rishikesh.

By Road:

You can get to Joshimath from Haridwar or Rishikesh by bus or by hiring a taxi. The drive is very scenic and runs along the Ganga and its tributaries. The buses are mostly private-run and generally in poor to average condition. The buses leave from Haridwar/Dehradun/Rishikesh in the morning starting at 4:30 am.

Terms and Conditions

  • The advance amount is non-refundable and non-transferable under any circumstances.
  • Full Payment of the trip cost must be made before the trip begins. Pending Payments may eventually lead to the cancellation of the trip.
  • The IDs will be verified before boarding. No boarding shall be entertained without a valid Govt. ID.
  • The transfer of the bookings is not permitted. Only the names mentioned at the time of confirmation shall be allowed to travel.
  • No refunds shall be made towards any inclusion(s) not availed by the Client.
  • Travelers must take care of their luggage & belongings. The management shall not be accountable for missing items along the tour.
  • The time of departure is stated & fixed. All travelers must update their status with the Trip Coordinator(s), & report at the pickup point 30 mins prior to the scheduled departure.
  • The Air Conditioning will be switched off in the hills. Also, during the trip, it shall be the driver’s discretion to put off the AC as & when required, considering the traveler's safety & ease of travel along uneven & dangerous routes.

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