Roopkund is situated at the ht. of 5029 mts, in the lop of trisul massif this is usually called the “MY STERY LAKE ” since human skeletons and the remains of horses were found here the lake, surrounded by rock strewn glaciers and snow clad peaks is magnificent and an chanting the Mystery lake of Roopkund has brought here many a besotted treveller since the discovery of human skeletons in the lake and the glaciers descending in to it tor many years the origin of the skeletons remained a mystery some thought it to be the remains of general Zorawar’s army that lost its way while returning from Tibet. But the popular belief, narrated in the folk traditians a bout the pilgrimage to nanda devi undertaken by raja pasdhawal his wife the Garhwali priness rani balampa, who perished in a hailstorm. At turangali appears to be closer to the truth e specially since the corbom dating of the skeleton and its anthropological studies point forwards the authenticity of this fock- coreDAY 01
After breakfast, we drive to Kaldu Bugar which is about 5 Km after Karanprayag. On the way we first cross Devprayag, site where the Alaknanada meets the Bhagirathi to move ahead as Ganga. The road then follows the Alaknanda River up to Karanprayag. On arrival we check in to a hotel by the river and run by The Garhwal Vikas Nigam (GMVN).