Satopanth Trek is located in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, India. It is situated at an altitude of 14,272 feet above sea level and is surrounded by high Himalayan peaks.
The trek is considered to be a difficult one and requires prior trekking experience. The trail is steep and rocky with several challenging stretches.
The trek takes around 7-8 days to complete and covers a distance of around 45 km.
The trek offers stunning views of snow-capped peaks, glaciers, and waterfalls. It also takes you through beautiful meadows, forests, and high altitude lakes.
Satopanth Lake, which is the highlight of the trek, is considered to be a sacred lake by Hindus. It is believed that Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu, and Lord Maheshwara meditated here.
Trekking in Satopanth requires permits from the Forest Department and the local administration. It is advisable to hire a local guide or join a trekking group to ensure a safe and hassle-free trekking experience.