Roopkund Lake in Chamoli, Uttarakhand, India - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

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Roopkund Lake

Roopkund Trail, Uttarakhand 246435, India

Lake/ River/ Ponds
Hill Stations

About Roopkund Lake

Roopkund lake is a high altitude glacial lake in the Uttarakhand state of India. It lies in the lap of Trishul massif. Located in the Himalayas, the area around the lake is uninhabited surrounded by rock-strewn glaciers and snow-clad mountains. Roopkund is a popular trekking destination.



Attractions near Roopkund Lake

Pindari Glacier26.73km from Roopkund Lake

The Pindari Glacier is a glacier found in the upper reaches of the kumaon himalayas, to the southeast of Nanda Devi, Nanda kot. The glacier flows to the south for a short distance of about 3 km (1.9 mi) and gives rise to the pindari river which meets the alaknanda at karnaprayag in the Garhwal district. trekkers paradise, adventure lovers can explore this place.

Joshimath35.78km from Roopkund Lake

Joshimath, also known as Jyotirmath, is a city and a municipal board in Chamoli District. It is a gateway to several Himalayan mountain climbing expeditions, trekking trails and pilgrim centers like Badrinath. It is home to one of the four cardinal pīthas established by Adi Shankara.

Auli hill station.36.72km from Roopkund Lake

Nestled amidst the snow-clad mountains of Garhwal Himalayan Range, Auli adds beauty and fascination to Uttarakhand tourism. With slopes and meadows flanked by dense vegetation of oak and coniferous , it is hard to describe the beauty of this hill station. Auli is a part of Chamoli district in Uttarakhand in North India and is famous world-wide as one of the best destinations for skiing in India.

Gopeshwar42.78km from Roopkund Lake

Gopeshwar is a township in the Garhwal hills and a municipal board within the Chamoli district. It is the administrative headquarters of the Chamoli District of Uttarakhand. It is famous for its weather and its temples. It is the largest town in Chamoli district.

Bagnath Temple Bageshwar47.39km from Roopkund Lake

Bagnath temple is an ancient shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva, situated in the Bageshwar city at the confluence of Sarayu and Gomati rivers. Bagnath Temple is festooned with bells of all sizes and features impressive carvings. One of the famous and crowded place in the Bageswar district.

Kausani48.05km from Roopkund Lake

Kausani is a hill station and village located in the Bageswar district.  It is famous for its scenic splendor and its spectacular panoramic views of Himalayan peaks. Mahatma Gandhi called this place the 'Switzerland of India' due to similarity in landscapes.

Where is Roopkund Lake

Discover more attractions in Chamoli, where Roopkund Lake is located

Chamoli8 attractions

Chamoli hosts a variety of destinations of pilgrim and tourists' interest. Badrinath, Hemkund Sahib, Valley of Flowers and Auli. Chamoli also happened to be a birthplace of "Chipko movement"- the first forest conservation movement of India.