BEAUTIFUL HIGH ALTITUDE LAKE TREKS IN INDIA

ROOPKUND TREK:     
Roopkund Trek is the most popular trek.  The duration of the trek is 9 days.  The range of the trek is moderate.  The maximum altitude of the trek is 15,750 feet.  During the first day, you will drive from base camp to Lohajung.  The altitude is 7,700 feet.  The duration will be around 10 to 11 hours.  During the second day, you will drive from Lohajung to Wan and trek from Gehroli Patal.  The altitude is 10,000 feet.  The drive duration is 1 hour.  It will take around 4 hours.  During the third day, you will trek from Gehroli Patal to Bedni Bugyal.  The altitude is 11,500 feet.  The duration of the trek is 2 hours.  During the fourth day, you will trek to Bedni Top. 

The altitude is 12,200 feet.  During the fifth day, you will trek from Bedni Bugyal to Patar Nachauni.  The Bedni Bugyal is at an altitude of 11,500 feet.  The Patar Nachauni is at an altitude of 12,700 feet.  It will take around 4 hours.  During the sixth day, you will trek from Patar Nachauni to Bhagwabhasa.  The altitude of Patar Nachauni is 12,700 feet.  The altitude of Bhagwabhasa is 14,100 feet.  The duration of this part is 5 hours and 3 hours for a steep ascent to kalu vinayak.  During the seventh day, you will travel from Bhagwabasa to Roopkund.  The altitude of Bhagwabasa is 14,100 feet.

The altitude of Roopkund is 15,750 feet.  And further you have to trek to Junargali.  It is at an altitude of 16,00 feet.  The duration of this part is 9 hours.  During the eighth day, you will travel through Bedni and Wan from Patar Nachauni to Lohajung. The altitude of Patar Nachauni is 12,700 feet.  The altitude of Lohajung is 7,700 feet.  The duration of this part is 6.5 hours.  And you will also take a drive of 1 hour to Lohajung back.  During the ninth day, you will take a drive to Kathgodam from Lohajung

BHRIGU LAKE TREK:     
The high altitude lake is Bhrigu Lake. It is in Himachal Pradesh. It is elevated at an altitude of 4270 meters. That is rated above sea level. The Bhrigu Lake is also known as the Pool of Gods. By many people around the area it is believed that in this lake many Devtas had taken a bath. This is especially for beginner trekkers. Trekking experience is not needed to take a trek in this Bhrigu Lake. The best time for trekking in Bhrigu Lake Trek is May to October. It is a short trek. The Bhrigu Lake Trek rewards the trekkers with High altitude Alpine Lake, amazing meadows and lots and lots of beautiful scenery. Bhrigu Lake Trek is twenty kilometers apart from north of Manali.

From the spot, there you will get the view of Pir Panjal and Dhauladhar views. July to September is the best time to take this trekking. The duration of the trekking is four days. This trek will reward you with the rolling, textured grasslands of Bhrigu Lake.  During the first day, you will trek from Manali to Gulaba and then from Gulaba to Jonker Thatch.  The drive distance is 24 kilometers and it will take around 1 hours.  The distance of the trek is 1.5 kilometers and its duration is 1.5 hours. 

The altitude gain of the trek is 6,725 feet to 10,370 feet.  During the second day, you will travel from Jonker Thatch to Rola Kholi.  The distance of the trek is 5 kilometers,  The duration of the trek is 3 – 4 hours.  The altitude gain of the trek is 10,370 feet to 12,566 feet. 

The range of the trek is moderate.  During the third day, you will travel from Rola Kholi to Bhrigu Lake and you have to go back to Rola Kholi.  The distance of the trek is 10 kilometers.  The duration of the trek is 5 to 6 hours.  The altitude gain of the trek is 12,566 feet to 14,009 feet.  The range of the trek is moderate.  During the fourth day, you will trek from Rola Kholi to Gulaba and drive back to Manali.  The distance of the trek is 5 kilometers.  The duration of the trek is 3 to 4 hours.  The altitude loss of the trek is 12,566 feet to 10,370 feet.  The range of the trek is easy. 
 
KARERI LAKE TREK:   
  Kareri Lake Trek is located in Himachal Pradesh.  The duration of the trek is three days.  The range of the trek is easy.  The maximum altitude of Kareri Lake Trek is 9,650 feet.  The distance of the trek is 26 kilometers.  The best time to take this trek is all round the year.  Camping is allowed for accommodation.  During the first day, you will trek from Dharamshala to Liyoti through Kareri village.  During the second day, you will travel from Liyoti to Kareri Lake Trek.  During the third day, Kareri Lake Trek to Kareri village and to take a drive to Dharamshala.

CHADAR TREK:    
 The duration of Chadar Trek is nine days and eight nights.  The distance of the trek is 62 kilometers.  The maximum altitude of the trek is 11,123 feet.  The range of the trek is difficult.  During the day time, the temperature will be -5 to -15 degrees and during the night time, the temperature will be -15 to -25 degrees.  The best time for the trek is from early january to early february.  The guest house in Leh is the starting and ending point of the trek.  The nearest airport is Leh airport.