Saptrishi Kund Trek – (14Km)

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The Saptrishi Kund Trek, situated in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand, India, offers an enchanting journey through both nature and spirituality. This trek, named after the sacred Saptrishi Kund, a high-altitude lake at 4,750 meters, combines stunning alpine landscapes with religious significance. The trail leads trekkers through dense forests of oak, pine, and rhododendron trees, revealing captivating views of Himalayan peaks like Bandarpoonch and Swargarohini. The cultural allure of the trek lies in its connection to Hindu mythology, where Saptrishi Kund is believed to have been the meditation spot for seven sages and the birthplace of the Mahabharata epic. For those seeking a blend of natural beauty and spiritual serenity, the Saptrishi Kund Trek promises an unforgettable journey into the heart of the Himalayas.


  • Mesmerizing Sunrise: Witness the breathtaking sunrise over the Himalayas from the Deoban viewpoint, creating a surreal and unforgettable experience.
  • Natural Beauty: Immerse yourself in the pristine beauty of nature with walks through dense forests and lush meadows.
  • Photography Opportunities: Capture stunning photographs of the awe-inspiring landscapes and mesmerizing vistas during the trek.
  • Rewarding Achievement: Feel a sense of accomplishment upon reaching the Deoban summit and being rewarded with stunning views.
  • Cozy Bonfire Evenings: Enjoy evenings around the bonfire, sharing stories and creating cherished memories with fellow campers.
  • Cultural Program: Engage in a cultural program, providing insights into the local traditions and adding a touch of authenticity to the camping experience.
  • Optional Activities: Participate in optional activities like birdwatching or visiting nearby villages, allowing further exploration of the region's charm.
  • Comfortable Camping: Stay in cozy tents with basic amenities, ensuring a close-to-nature yet comfortable accommodation.
  • Expert Guided: Be guided by experienced experts who ensure safety and enhance the trekking experience with their knowledge of the area.


  • Nature Walk: Take a short nature walk on the first day to explore the nearby areas and get accustomed to the surroundings.
  • Bonfire Gathering: Enjoy an evening around the bonfire, where you can share stories, indulge in local snacks, and bond with fellow campers.
  • Sunrise Viewing: Witness the mesmerizing sunrise over the Garhwal Himalayas, providing a serene and breathtaking experience.
  • Cultural Program: Enjoy a cultural program in the evening, offering insights into the local culture and traditions.
  • Optional Activities: Engage in optional activities like birdwatching or a village visit to further explore the region's charm.
  • Meals: All meals during the camping duration, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner, are included to ensure a satisfying culinary experience.
  • Comfortable Tents: Stay in comfortable tents with basic amenities, providing a cozy and close-to-nature accommodation.
  • Experienced Guides: Expert guides accompany you on treks, ensuring safety and enriching the experience with their knowledge of the area.
  • Transportation: The cost of transportation to and from Chakrata is usually not included in the camping package. Participants need to arrange their own transportation to reach the campsite.
  • Personal Expenses: Any personal expenses, such as shopping, souvenirs, additional snacks, beverages, or tips, are not covered in the camping package.
  • Travel Insurance: Participants are advised to have their own travel insurance covering medical emergencies, trip cancellations, and other unforeseen circumstances.
  • Equipment Rental: Rental charges for any specialized equipment like trekking poles, sleeping bags, or hiking shoes, if required, are not typically included.
  • Entry Fees: Entrance fees to any local attractions or permits required for certain treks may be excluded from the package.
  • Extra Meals: Any meals or refreshments beyond the ones specified in the itinerary are not part of the camping package.
  • Adventure Sports: If there are any optional adventure activities like rappelling, rock climbing, or paragliding, they may not be included in the basic camping package.
  • Medical Expenses: Any medical expenses incurred during the trip, including medications or medical emergencies, are not covered.
  • Tips and Gratuities: Tips to guides, campsite staff, or any other personnel are usually not included in the package cost.
  • Any Other Exclusions: Any activities or services not explicitly mentioned in the itinerary or confirmed by the tour operator may be excluded from the camping package.


  • Start your journey from Dehradun to Hanumanchatti, which takes approximately 7-8 hours by road.
  • Overnight Stay in Hanumanchatti Yamunotri.

  • Start your trek from Hanumanchatti, a small village that serves as the base for the Yamunotri trek.
  • Check into a guesthouse or camp in Yamnotri for the night.

  • Spend the morning exploring the serene surroundings of Saptrishi Kund.
  • Witness the spirituality and natural beauty that converge at this high-altitude lake.
  • Begin your descent, retracing your steps back to Kharsali.

  • Depart from Yamunotri and drive back to Dehradun, concluding your Saptrishi Kund Trek.
  • You can opt to explore Yamunotri or visit nearby temples and attractions before heading back to Dehradun.



Frequently asked questions

Saptrishi Kund is located in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand, India, in the Garhwal region of the Himalayas.

Saptrishi Kund is a sacred glacial lake, and it is believed to be the place where seven sages (Saptarishi) meditated in ancient times. The site holds religious significance for pilgrims and trekkers.

The trek to Saptrishi Kund is considered moderately challenging. It involves trekking through rugged terrain, rocky paths, and ascending to a high altitude.

The best time for the Saptrishi Kund Trek is during the months of May to June and September to October when the weather is generally pleasant, and the trail is usually snow-free.

The trek typically spans 4 to 5 days, covering a round trip distance of approximately 16 to 20 kilometers, depending on the specific route chosen.

Trekkers are required to obtain permits for this trek. These permits can usually be obtained from the forest department in Uttarkashi or the relevant authorities.

Highlights include the serene Saptrishi Kund, the spiritual significance of the trek, stunning views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks, and the opportunity to witness the unique flora and fauna of the region.

Accommodation options include camping in tents or staying in basic guesthouses or homestays in the villages along the route. Camping by the lake is a popular choice for trekkers.

While it's possible to trek independently, hiring a local guide is advisable, especially for those unfamiliar with the area. Guides can provide insights, navigate the trail, and enhance the overall experience.

The trek to Saptrishi Kund typically starts from a village called Kharsali, which can be reached by road from Dehradun or other major towns in Uttarakhand.

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