Ronti Saddle Trek

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Region: Chamoli :

Uttarakhand

Duration :

11 Days 

Grade :

Tough

Max Altitude :

5290 M

Best Season :

June to Sep

Ronti Saddle trek passes through scenic locations such as Ali Bugyal, Bedani Bugyal, Roopkund & Homkund. In every 12 years Nanda Devi Raj Jat Yatra celebrated in this route. From this saddle, Trekkers can see close view of Nanda Ghunghuti (6,309 M) & Trishuli (7,120 M). Roopkund Lake is Mystry Lake which situated at the height of 5029 M (junargali), in lap of the Himalayan peaks Nanda Ghughuti & Trishuli. This Lake also known as Mystery Lake because of human skeletons lying at the bottom and around of the lake, which will be visible when the ice melts. Many myth is there about these skeleton but still its mystery. Ronti Saddle is one of the most adventure trek in the Uttarakhand Himalayas. It is a saddle in between Trishul and Nanda Ghunti and falls under the Nanda Devi Inner Sanctuary. Trek offers excellent views of Trishul, Nanda Ghungti, Chaukhamba, Banderpunch and various other Garhwal Himalayan Range

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  • Day 1 Rishikesh – Lohajung (2347 M) 226 km
    Early morning depart from Rishikesh to Lohajung, breakfast & lunch on the way. This day we will enjoy glimpse of Uttarakhand, passes through many hill stations , villages, Mountain & rivers. By late evening reach to Lohajung and night stay in Guest house.
  • Day 2 Lohajung - Didna Village (2600 M)- 12.5 km by road +6 kms trek
    Good Morning in lap of Himalaya , Morning amazing view of Pinder valley, Nanda Ghunghuti & villages : Mundoli, Bank, Harani, Didina, Wan. Depart to Didna village by cab and start trek from Kuling village, Didna a small cultural village with scenic beauty. First 2.5 km descend up to Neel Ganga, after crossing Neel Ganga 3 km ascend, approx 4-5 hours to reach Didna village. Didna Village is a part of Kuling village, villager lives here seasonally .Overnight stay in Home stay or Camp.
  • Day 3 Didna Village - Ali Bugyal – Bedani Bugyal - (3354m) 6.5 km (3-4 Hours)
    Morning breakfast in Didna village, start trek to Bedeni bugyal, 3.5 km ascend to Ali bugyal will take 2- hours, passes through thick forest, hear twittering sound of birds, many kind of high altitude Flora & Fauna. Lunch in Ali Bugyal, a vast meadow , Incredible view of Valley. Click memories on your cameras, start trek to Bedeni bugyal slightly ascend but not tough, 1.5 -2 hours will take to reach Bedani bugyal, Overnight stay in tents.
  • Day 4 Bedani Bugyal – Patarnachaaniya - 4.5 km (2 to 3 Hours)
    Explore morning view of Bedani Bugyal, around green grass, Bedeni kund, View of patti ka danda. According myth Lord Brahma created here Vedas & Lord Shiva. After breakfast depart to patternachaniya,4. 5 km distance takes 2-3 hours to reach. Today all around view is full of charm, Mountain (Nanda Ghughunti , Trishuli), Water falls, small-small water lakes between meadows. Night halt in camp
  • Day 5 Patarnachaaniya – Bhagwabasa ( 4420 M) 6 km (4 hours)
    Today trek start towards bakhuwabasa, 6 km from Patternachaniya (4-5 hours). Patter means Stone & Nauchniya (dancer), believed that dancers converted into stone because of curse of Goddess Nanda. After breakfast we climb to Kalu Vinayak top, tough ascend about 3.5 km. from Kalu Vinayak view is unique Himalayan rage peaks, Rivers, Water falls. After having lunch trek will start to Patternachaniya (2 km).
  • Day 6 Bhagwabasa - Roopkund Lake(Mystry Lake) (5029) – Shilasamudra - 12 km (5-6 Hours)
    Early morning hot tea & start trek to Roopkund, Breakfast on the way because early morning view is clear, later clouds cover the mountains. Trek is quiet difficult today ascend 3.5km upto Roopkund & 400 meter Junargali Dhar(5029 meter). Roopkund is a small lake in glacier, Human skeleton is there many years old, some skeleton flesh can be found which lies under snow. Explore Roopkund & mysterious dispersed Skeleton around the lake, should not wait long here because any time weather condition may change. Trek towards Junargali which is 400 meter away from here. Now decend 7 km up to Shila Samudra. Camp overnight here.
  • Day 7 Shilasamudra to Do -Dang (9 km) – 4-5 Hours
    TGood Morning Trishuli, hot tea & Breakfast in lap of Trishulli peak, behold view of Shilla samudra, what a place created by nature. Today we will star trek towards Do Dang via chotta Home kund. On the way we cane see some Animals & rare herb of Himalayas. Homekund is the place where every 12 years Raj Jat yatra take place with four horn Sheep & thousands of devotees. Other side of this place 5 water streams is there called Panch Ganga. Night halt in Do Dang.
  • Day 8 Do Dang to Ronti Saddle (5213 m ) Back to Do Dang (7km) – 4.5 h
    Today we are reaching our main point of this trek Ronti saddle (5213 m) distance of 3.5 km takes 2-3 hours to reach. On the way main Homkund is there. Home kund is a small lake but bigger than Roopkund lake. Now ascend 2 km from there. After reaching to the Ronti Saddle point view of peaks is incredible Nandaghughuti & Trishuli is close now. Click some photos with your flags & trek down to Do Dang, Night stay in camp.
  • Day 9 Do Dong to Bhujani Via Chandania Ghat – (16 km) – 6-7 Hours
    Today trek is quit descend towards bhujani distanceof 15 km(5-6 Hours) from Do dang via Chandaniya ghat. Overnight stay in jungle camp between dense forest of various tree.
  • Day 10 Bhujani to Tatra Village (15 km) – 5-6 Hours
    Morning tea & breakfast in bhujani, depart towards to Tatra campsite in Sutol village distance of 8 km(4- 5 hours), start trek the zig zag & ascend, descend route passes through dense forest, sometime it becomes too slip in rainy season so need to be walk carefully. Have packed lunch on the way, mid way Latakopari, which is a good campsite, sometime here also camping can be done. After taking a short time rest we move forward to Tatra, it is an area of sutol. Tatra is scenic place where Dhyosingh Devata’s ancient temple is there. Discuss about your experience about this trek.
  • Day 11 Tatra Village to Sutol – Rishikesh
    Today last day of the trek wake up early in the morning, have hot tea move towards Sutol village, 2.5 km by trke from Sutol then cab for Rishikesh.
  • Accommodation (Camping /Guest house/Home stay/Hotel).
  • All Meals during trek (Veg.)
  • Qualified & experienced trek Leader, Guide and Support staff.
  • Transportation during the trek program.
  • Trek equipments (tent, sleeping bag, matters etc).
  • Permits & entry fees.
  • First aid medical kit.
  • Any kind of personal expenses.
  • Insurance.
  • Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Inclusion”.

Things to Carry
  • id-proof-icon
    Photo ID Proof
  • backpack-with-cover
    Rucksack/Backpack (40 to 50 Litre) & Rucksack cover (Waterproof)
  • daypack
    Daypack- one small day pack (15-20 L) with you during the walk.
  • trekking-shoe
    Trekking Shoe- A good quality rubber sole shoe.
  • t-shirt
    T-shirt Dry fit/Quick dry type
  • warm-jacket
    Warm Jacket-Warm Fleece Jacket/Synthetic fill
  • windproof-jacket
    Windproof Jacket/Wind Cheater
  • thermal-wear
    Thermal wear
  • trek-pants
    Trek pants
  • raincoat
    Raincoat/Poncho
  • woolen-cap
    Woolen cap
  • hat-bandana
    Hat/Bandanna
  • inner-wear
    Under garments/Inner wear
  • warm-socks
    Warm Socks
  • woolen-gloves
    Woolen gloves
  • woolen-gloves
    Waterproof gloves
  • trekking-sticks
    Walking Sticks/Trekking Poles
  • water-bottle
    Water bottle/Hydration pack
  • sunglasses
    Sunglasses -UV protected
  • torch
    Torch/Head Lamp with extra batteries
  • lotion
    Sunscreen lotion
  • sanitizer
    Sanitizer
  • tissue-paper
    Wet tissue paper
  • towel
    Small Towel
  • anti-fungal-powder
    Anti-Fungal Powder
  • camera
    Camera with extra cells
  • first-aid-kit
    Medications and a first-aid kit

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Advisory:

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Cancellation Policy

  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • If cancellations are made 10-30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • If cancellations are made within 0-10 days before the start date of the trip, 75% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases, we will try our best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However no refund will be provided for the same.

Refund Policy

The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days or can be adjusted in other trek or adventure activities.