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  • Trip introduction

    This 6-day trek to Satopanth Lake begins from the holy town of Badrinath, at a height of 10,800 ft. You will start by trailing alongside Alaknanda River, then proceed to hike through the lush meadows of Chakrateertha and eventually climb up the huge boulders to reach Satopanth Tal. Throughout the trek, you will be surrounded by the towering peaks of Neelkanth, Balakun and Satopanth. You will see the magnificent confluence of Alaknanda and Bhagirathi River, visit the mysterious Vasundhara Fallsa and camp amidst lush meadows on this trek to Satopanth Tal.

    Destination

    Satopanth is a glacial lake located at an altitude of 14,400 feet, in the midst of snowy peaks in Uttarakhand. The lake is surrounded by snow-clad peaks of Neelkanth, Balakun and Satopanth. The waters of Satopanth lake is held by vast boulders and lateral moraines of Alkapuri Glacier. You will see many waterfalls, including Vasundhara Falls, and flourishing Alpine meadows along the way to Satopanth Tal. Satopanth Tal is also home to a few exotic birds who keep the lake clean throughout the year.

    You will be staying in comfortable tents at idyllic campsites on this trek to Satopanth Tal.

    Destination highlights

    See the mysterious Vasundhara Falls. | Stay in tents at idyllic campsites. | Visit the holy Badrinath Temple. | Witness the confluence of Alaknanda and Bhagirathi river at Devprayag.

    Activity Details

    10500

    15091

    10500

    31 km

    20 hours

    7.75 km

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the Satopanth Tal Trek: Dehradun to Badrinath

    Your drive to Badrinath starts early morning from Dehradun. On the way, you will see the confluence of two differently colored rivers, Alaknanda and Bhagirathi, which produces the holy Ganga River. You'll reach Badrinath by evening and spend the night in a guesthouse.

    Overnight at a guesthouse in Badrinath.

    Transit from Dehradun to Badrinath. Meal package includes dinner at a hotel/guesthouse in Badrinath.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Dehradun

    Badrinath

    07:00 AM

    Food

    Dinner

    Veg
    Day 2 of the Satopanth Tal Trek: Badrinath to Vasundhara Falls Camp
    Day 3 of the Satopanth Tal Trek: Vasundhara Falls to Chakrateerth Meadow
    Day 4 of the Satopanth Tal Trek: Chakrateerth Meadow to Satopanth Lake to Laxmi Van
    Day 5 of the Satopanth Tal Trek: Laxmi Van to Badrinath
    Day 6 of the Satopanth Tal Trek: Badrinath to Rishikesh
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 30 days or more before departure of Satopanth Tal Trek: 100% refund.

    For cancellations made 15-29 days before departure of Satopanth Tal Trek: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 15 days before departure of Satopanth Tal Trek: no refund.

    In case of no show: no refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Rules on trip

    Consumption of alcohol and drugs is strictly prohibited during the trip. Consumption of cigarettes and other tobacco products is not recommended.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing any general disturbance.

    Travellers are required to follow instructions of the trek leader during Satopanth Tal Trek.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap, accident or loss of life during Satopanth Tal trek.

    The tour operator reserves the right to cancel or alter the itinerary of Satopanth Tal trek depending upon the weather conditions and other factors. If extra costs are incurred due to changes in the itinerary, they will be borne by the traveller.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Travel arrangements from Dehradun to Badrinath and back in SUV, tempo traveller or similar private vehicle

    • Accommodation at a hotel/guesthouse in Badrinath
    • Accommodation in tents throughout the trek on twin/triple/quad sharing basis
    • All meals starting from dinner on day 1 to breakfast on day 6
    • All equipment required for camping: tents, sleeping bag and mattresses
    • Services of experienced trek leader and camping crew
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements between your home city and Dehradun

    • Any cost arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, roadblocks, etc.
    • Personal expenses such as gratuity tips to staff, extra meals and beverages, etc.
    • Adventure travel insurance
    • Accommodation in Dehradun
    • Porter/mule service to carry personal luggage (can be arranged for INR 250 per day per bag not exceeding 12 kgs)
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Long sleeve t-shirt
    • Fleece jacket or woollen sweater Thermal inners (upper and lower)
    • Balaclava or neck gaiter
    • Woollen and cotton socks
    • Waterproof trekking shoes with ankle support and flip flops
    • Waterproof gloves
    • Not to wear - Expensive gadgets or jewellery
    • Hard luggage such as trolley, suitcases etc.
    • Restrictive clothing

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Transport vehicle from Dehradun to the start point and back
    • All equipment required for camping: tents, sleeping bags and mattresses

    You need to get

    • Govt-issued ID Card
    • Trekking Boots: Waterproof, high ankle with good grip
    • Windproof Jacket
    • Extra pair of socks
    • Waterproof Rucksack or Rucksack with rain-cover
    • Water Bottle
    • Hat or sun protection cap
    • Woollen cap/scarf
    • Torch
    • Sunglasses Personal Toiletries Hand Sanitizer
    • Wet and dry tissues
    • Toilet paper roll
    • Towel
    • Personal medical kit
    • Sunscreen cream/moisturizer/lip balm

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry any prescribed medication and a personal first-aid kit.