Utttarakhand Trip Trek: Mt. Satopanth Mt. Satopanth  

Mt. Satopanth

Mt. Satopanth

The Mt. Satopanth trek is a challenging and rewarding trek that takes you through some of the most beautiful and remote parts of the Garhwal Himalayas in Uttarakhand, India. The trek to Mt. Satopanth base camp starts from the town of Badrinath and follows a well-marked trail that passes through beautiful alpine meadows, dense forests of rhododendron and oak trees, and glacier-fed streams before reaching the base camp.

The trek to Mt. Satopanth base camp typically takes around 8-9 days, and it is recommended that trekkers be in good physical condition and have prior trekking experience. The trail involves a significant amount of ascent and descent, and trekkers will need to cross several high-altitude passes, including the Laxmi Van Col Pass and the Sujal Sarovar Pass, which are at an elevation of over 5,000 meters (16,400 feet).The Mt. Satopanth trek offers stunning views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks, including Mt. Chaukhamba, Mt. Neelkanth, and Mt. Swargarohini. Trekkers will also have the opportunity to see a variety of flora and fauna, including wildflowers, blue sheep, Himalayan black bears, and the elusive snow leopard.

The best time to undertake the Mt. Satopanth trek is between May and June, and September and October when the weather is relatively stable, and the skies are clear. During the monsoon season (July-August), the trek is not recommended due to the high risk of landslides and other weather-related hazards.Overall, the Mt. Satopanth trek is a challenging yet incredibly rewarding adventure that offers trekkers a chance to explore the stunning beauty of the Himalayas and experience the rich culture and traditions of the region.



Total Trekking




5,000 meters


May — June (15C to 20C and night 7C to2C) Sept — Oct (15C to 10C and night 5C to -5C).

Best Season

Pre Monsoon Season:— May first week to June end and post monsoon Season:- September 2nd week to Nov first week.


Day 1 : Haridwar to Joshimath

  • Drive from Haridwar to Joshimath (280 km)
  • The journey takes around , 8-9 hours, and you can enjoy the scenic route along the way.
  • Spend the night at a hotel.

Day 2: Trek Joshimath to Laxmivan

  • Drive from Joshimath to Badrinath (44 km)
  • Trek from Badrinath to Laxmivan (12 km, 6-7 hours)
  • You can set up your camp here and spend the night.

Day 3 : Trek Laxmivan to Chakratirth

  • Trek from Laxmivan to Chakratirth (8 km, 6-7 hours)
  • The trail is steep and rocky, and you need to be careful while walking.
  • Overnight stay in Chakratirth.

Day 4: Chakratirth to Satopanth Lake

  • Trek from Chakratirth to Satopanth Lake (5 km, 5-6 hours)
  • Overnight stay near Satopanth Lake.

Day 5 : Rest day

  • Spend the day exploring the area around Satopanth Lake
  • You can take short hikes in the surrounding areas, or just relax and enjoy the scenery.
  • Overnight stay near Satopanth Lake.

Day 6 : Satopanth Lake to Chakratirth

  • Trek back from Satopanth Lake to Chakratirth (13 km, 7-8 hours)
  • Overnight stay in Chakratirth.

Day 7 : Chakratirth to Badrinath

  • Trek from Chakratirth to Badrinath (12 km, 6-7 hours)
  • This meadow is known for its beautiful alpine flowers and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains.
  • Overnight stay in camp.

Day 8 : Badrinath to Joshimath

  • Drive from Badrinath to Joshimath (44 km)
  • Overnight stay in Joshimath.
  • Just relax and enjoy the scenery.

Day 9 : Joshimath to Haridwar

  • Say Goodbye this beautiful , that you will always remember.
  • Drive from Joshimath to Haridwar (280 km, 8-9 hours).
Mt. Satopanth

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 Rs 12,000  
Rs 10000 per person
Haridwar to Haridwar
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Departure Dates

Day 1:- Haridwar to Joshimath (280 km 8-9 hrs)
Day 2:- Trek Joshimath to Laxmivan
Day 3:- Trek Laxmivan to Chakratirth
Day 4:- Chakratirth to Satopanth Lake
Day 5:- Rest day
Day 6:- Satopanth Lake to Chakratirth
Day 7:- Chakratirth to Badrinath
Day 8:- Badrinath to Joshimath
Day 9:- Joshimath to Haridwar (280 km 8-9 hrs)

Reporting Information

Reporting Time
6.30 am To 7.30 am
On Last Day
5.30 pm To 6.30 pm

Trek Inclusions/Exclusions


Transport to and from the base camp
The above trek cost includes transport to and from base camp.
Safety equipment
First aid, medical kit, oxygen cylinders, stretchers, Walkie-Talkie etc. will be available at campsite.
Stay is included from Day 1 to Last Day. Tents/Homestays/lodges will be provided. Tripple sharing Accommodation and separate accommodation for girls/ladies will be provided
All meals from dinner on Day 1 to breakfast at Last day are included. Veg food will be provided during the trek.
Permits/ Forest fees
UTT will arrange trekking permits and forest passes.
Experienced Trek Leader & Team
Qualified trek leaders haing in basic / advanced mountaineering courses certificates/ degrees will assist trek.
Other staff member includes qualified cooks, helpers and porters.


Food during transit to and from the base camp
Food would not be provided during transit and trekkers have to bear the cost at their own.
Mule and Porter charges
Generally we expect trekkers to carry their bag-pack and luggage themselves. For those who wish to use Mule/Porter need to pay Rs 350 per day for same.
Personal Expense
Personal Expense of any kind. The trek cost does not include stay at any location on last day
*Anything apart from inclusions

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