About Ronti Saddle Trek

Ronti Saddle

Ronti Pass Trek is situated an altitute of 5213m(17100 ft) in Garhwal Himalayas, Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. This trail pass through famous locations Ali Bugyal, Bedani Bugyal, Roopkund & Homkund. 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 5029m (junargali), in lap of the Himalayan peaks Nanda Ghughuti (6310 m) & Trishuli (7120 m). 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.

Short Itinerary

1st Day: Kathgodam/Rishikesh – Lohajung (7,700 ft, 2347 m) 226 km from Kathgodam & Rishikesh (263kms), Haridwar (288kms) – 9-10 Hours.
2nd Day: Lohajung – Didna Village (8528 ft,2600m)- 12.5 km (4-5 Hours).
3rd Day: Didna Village – Ali Bugyal – Bedani Bugyal – (3354m) 6.5 km (3-4 Hours).
4th Day: Bedani Bugyal – Patarnachaaniya – 4.5 km (2 to 3 Hours).
5th Day : Patarnachaaniya – Bhagwabasa ( 4420m) 6 km (4 hours)
6th Day : Bhagwabasa – Roopkund Lake(Mystry Lake) (5029) – Shilasamudra – 12 km (5-6 Hours)
7th Day : Shilasamudra Samudra to Do -Dang (9 km) – (4-5 Hours)
8th Day : Do Dang to Ronti Pass Trek (5213 m/17100 ft) Back to Do Dang (7km) – (4.5 Hours)
9th Day : Do Dong to Bhujani Via Chandania Ghat – (16 km) – 6-7 Hours. 
10th Day : Bhujani to Tatra Village (15 km) – 5-6 Hours
11th Day : Tatra Village to Sutol & drive to Ghat – 2.5 km trek – Motarable from sutol

Detailed Itinerary

1st Day: Kathgodam/Rishikesh – Lohajung (7,700 ft, 2347 m) 226 km.
We will recieive you from Kathgodam Railway station, Morning depart from Rishikesh/Kathgodam to Lohajung(7700 ft), brekfast & lunch on the way. This day you will see glimpse of Uttarakhand, passes through many hill stations,Villeges, & rivers & winding roads.
Travel distance is 226 km from Kathgodam & Rishikesh (263kms) Haridwar (288kms) which takes 9-10 hours to reach. Night stay in Guest house in Lohajung.

2nd Day: Lohajung – Didna Village (8528 ft,2600m)- 12.5 km (4-5 Hours).
Good Morning Himalaya , Morning amazing view of Pinder valley, view of Himalayan range peak Nanda Ghunghuti & villages : Mundoli, Bank, Harani, Didina, Wan. Depart to Didina village Moterable 7 km, Trek start now from Kuling village, a small cultural village with scenic beauty. First 2.5 km decend up to Neel Ganga, after crossing Neel Ganga 3 km ascend, approx 4-5 hours to reach Didina villege. Didina Villege is a part of Kuling villege, villager lives here seasonally .Overnight stay in Home stay or Camp.

3rd Day: Didna Village – Ali Bugyal – Bedani Bugyal – (3354m) 6.5 km (3-4 Hours)
Morning brekfast in Didina 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 slighty ascend but not tough, 1.5 -2 hours will take to reach bedani bugyal, Overnight stay in tents.

4th Day : 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 watre lakes between meadows. Night halt in camp.

5th Day: Patarnachaaniya – Bhagwabasa (12500 -14500 ft, 4420 mt) 6 km (4 hours).
Today trek start towards bakhuwabasa, 6 km from Patternachaniya (4-5 hours). Patter means Stone & Nauchniya (dancer), blieved that dancers converted into stone because of curse of Goddess Nanda.
After breakfast we climb to Kailawa Vinayak top, tough ascend about 3.5 km. from Kalwa Vinayak view is unique Himalayan rage peaks, Rivers, Water falls. After having lunch trek will start to Patternachaniya (2 km).

6th Day: Bhagwabasa – Roopkund Lake(Mystry Lake) (5029) – Shilasamudra – 12 km (5-6 Hours) (4 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, Humen skaleteon 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.

7th Day: Shilasamudra Samudra to Do -Dang (9 km) – 4-5 Hours.
Good 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.

8th Day : Do Dang to Ronti Saddle (5213 m/17100 ft) 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 asced 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.

9th Day: 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.

10th Day: 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.

11th Day: Tatra Village to Sutol & drive to Ghat – 2.5 km trek – Motarable from sutol
Today last day of the trek Wake up Early in the morning, have hot tea move towards sutol village, 2.5 km by trek, Vehicle will be waiting for us in sutol , Depart to Ghat, Karnprayag or Rishikesh.

Inclusive / Exclusion

Inclusions
• Accommodation. (Guest house, Home stay, Camping).
• All Meals while on trek & transits (Veg.) (Egg).
• Trek equipments.
• Permits.
• First aid medical kit.
• Qualified & experienced trek Leader, Guide and Support staff.
• All transportation during the trek program.
Exclusion
• Any kind of personal expenses.
• Insurance.
• Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
• Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Price Includes”.

Cancellation Policy:

Up to 30 Days :- 90% of Trek/adventure program cost will be refund.
Between 21 – 30 Days: – 60% of Trek/Adventure/Tour/Travel/Hotel program cost will be refund.
Between 20 – 11 Days: – 30% of Trek/Adventure/Tour/Travel/Hotel program cost will be refunded.
Less than 10 Days: – No refund. – See more at: http://gohimalayas.com/refund-policy/

Things to carry for Trekking:

1. Backpack of 50 -60 ltrs and Daypack of 20 ltrs.
2. Good Quality Trekking Shoes with extra pair of shoes
3. Sunglasses, Cap/Hat, towel etc.
4. Slippers
5. Undergarments
6. Full sleeve Sweater
7. Track pants
8. Water Bottle
9. Full sleeve warm Jacket
10. Rain coat lightweight
11. Warm Gloves
12. Camera, Memory Card,Batteries, Power bank
13. Head Light or torch
14. Personal toiletries & Sun lotion, vaslene etc.
15. Personal Medication if any
16. Sleek(light-weight) blanket

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