Roopkund, India

Situated at an altitude of 5029 meters above the sea level at the base of Trishul peak and Nanda Ghunti, Roopkund is a mesmerizing lake of crystal clear Himalayan water in the heart of Chamoli district of Uttarakhand state. This charming lake is surrounded by snowcapped peaks and glaciers of majestic Himalayan Mountain. You can also visit high alpine meadows enjoying captivating green surroundings and sacred Bedni Kund boasting of crystal clear water on your Roopkund tour. Roopkund is popularly known as Mystery Lake since a massive number of human skeletons were found here. The lake is snuggled amidst the panoramic views of mountains and surrounded by rock-strewn glacier. On your Roopkund trip, you get exciting opportunities of exploring nearby destinations. You can also enjoy the exotic and heart wining culture of these villages in its proximity. Roopkund tour packages are very popular among the trekkers as it provides a number of trekking opportunities to them.

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Climate

Summer
Mid-March - end June
Temperature:10°C- 28°C

Monsoons
June - end September
Annual rainfall -250 cm-325 cm

Winter
Late November To Mid-February
Temperature:3°C-11°C

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Mystery of Roopkund Lake
In 1942, a mystery about Roopkund Lake came into existence that named it Mystery Lake or Skeleton Lake. More than 600 human skeletons were found here leaving everyone to wonder and thrill about this strikingly and thrillingly mysterious place. The mystery behind the skeleton lake of Roopkund has been solved. As per the latest studies conducted by a group of scientists, the skeletons belong to 9th tribes who died due to frozen rainstorm. The group conducting studies revealed that the skeletons were of pilgrims and locals.

Tourism Opportunities in & around Roopkund
Roopkund is a charming tourist destination that offers wide range of tourism opportunities to its visitors. It provides excellent trekking opportunities in Garhwal District close to the base of two Himalayan peaks: Trisul at a height of 7120 meters and Nanda Ghunti at the height of 6310 meters. At the alpine meadow of Bedni Bugyal, a religious festival is celebrated every autumn and nearby villages participates into this. Ali Bugyal is also a vast expanse of green meadows with coniferous trees near Roopkund. It enjoys an awesome view of the surroundings and acts as an ideal camping spot during going for a trek to RoopKund.

Tourism Opportunities in & around Roopkund
Roopkund is a charming tourist destination that offers wide range of tourism opportunities to its visitors. It provides excellent trekking opportunities in Garhwal District close to the base of two Himalayan peaks: Trisul at a height of 7120 meters and Nanda Ghunti at the height of 6310 meters. At the alpine meadow of Bedni Bugyal, a religious festival is celebrated every autumn and nearby villages participates into this. Ali Bugyal is also a vast expanse of green meadows with coniferous trees near Roopkund. It enjoys an awesome view of the surroundings and acts as an ideal camping spot during going for a trek to RoopKund.

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