The Roopkund trek is one of the most enigmatic and enchanting treks in India. The Roopkund (kund means lake) is the lake is situated approximately at 16,499 feet above sea level. It is also called Skeleton Lake due to the human skeletons, which have been discovered in and around it. Several theories and anecdotes regarding these skeletons prevail. The trek is a must-do on trekkers’ list.
The Roopkund trek begins from Loharjung and goes through mountains replete with rich biodiversity and travel through little hilly villages before arriving in Ali Bugyal, which is an alpine meadow at an elevation of about 10,830 feet above sea level. As you ascend the topography changes passing through valleys, villages, deep Deodar, Fir, Spruce fore.