SATOPANTH LAKE TREK & SWARGAROHINI TREKKING
Duration of trip: 11 days
Type of trek: High altitude trek
Altitude: 4.250 m to 4,465m
Departure: May to June, September - October :: Delhit to Delhi :: Packages :: Standard & Deluxe Option are available
SATOPANTH YATRA...The lake of divinity
With its crystal clear green water situated a height of 4,402M the triangular lake has a perimeter of one kilometer .on its three corners meditated the holy Trio-Brahma , Vishnu and Mahesh(shiva) and still do,it is believed -the creater, preserver and Destroyer charting out the course of the world. The lake , the representation, on earth,of the Kshirsagar is set in the midst of yawning glaciers with a splendor undreamt by men, with the presence of the divine trinity and the smear magnificence of the setting one is left completely overwhelmed.
On the holy day ekadashi, Hindus believe that lord Vishnu himself, takes a bath in the lake . to this lake . it is only the place where all these gods are present all together , the presence of "divine trinity " at this place makes it a sacred place of worship for the Hindu devotees . Bathing in this on the 11 days of the solar and lunar fortnights is considered most auspicious. Many devout pilgrims visit this lake on this every day......
Satopanth lake is triangular lake of serene water has a perimeter of about half a kilometer. It is about 25 Kms. from Badrinath. Brahma, Vishnu and Maheshwar, the Hindu trinities are believed to occupy one corner each, and which are named after them. The trek is hazardous, but full of dramatic scenery. There is no place to rest between, except caves. Cooked food,stove etc. have to be carried from Badrinath itself. It is a glacial lake surrounded by high snow capped peaks, 25 km from Badrinath.
Upon arrival at Delhi international airport met our representative and transfer to hotel.
Transfer to the Rishikesh(227 km) to reach Rishikesh. Stop at Haridwar for sightseeing of Ganga Ghats & Temples then proceed to Rishikesh. Arrive & check in at the hotel. Evening free to explore the area. Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel.
Rishikesh to Joshimath (land of Adi guru Sankaracharya) Morning after breakfast drive (257 km) down to reach Joshimath .Evening free O/N stay at Joshimath.
Morning drive (45km) up to reach Badrinath ji , temple visit and you can take a holy dip in hot water spring at Tapta kund, dinner and over night stay at Badrinath.
Drive 6hours. Trip end up here.
Morning after break fast trek to Jhamtoli (8km) with pack lunch, dinner and over night stay at camp.
Morning after breakfast drive (257 km) down to reach Rishikesh. Evening free for sightseeing.
Morning after brak fast trek up to Chakartirtha, there is large formation of glaciers which continue on to the Gaumukh snout of the Bhagirathi, dinner and over night stay at Camp.
Morning early breakfast and trek down to Badrinath, Here you will be greeted by vehicles waiting in to take you back to Joshimath, Dinner & over night at Joshimath.
5km trek to satopanth trek to satopanth lake Satopanth lake is a three cornered lake with icy cold, crystal clear , emerald waters with a circumference of about 1km, it is situated at an elevation of 4465m above sea leave. It is known the world over for its strange beauty and serene heavenly like pleasant surrounding.
Morning after pooja, aarti, trek back to laxmi van