Ronti Saddle Expedition




12 days

Ronti Saddle Expedition is beautiful trail starting from Lohajung which moves from Roopkund to crossing the Junargali Pass and entering the Sheela Samundra Valley. The trek is widely known to the trekkers but is not at all crowded which makes it an ideal flawless trekking route in Uttarakhand Himalayas. Ronti saddle trek via roopkund is famous trek route for Nanda Devi Raj Jat Yatra. This festival is popular in Uttarakhand which takes place once every twelve years during which Goddess Nanda Devi is worshipped. Trekkers can experience the world’s largest bugyals or meadows of Ali and Bedni.

Ronti Saddle Expedition is a beautiful place to visit in Uttarakhand Himalayas and is also one of the most challenging treks. Ronti Saddle is a place located between Mt. Nanda Ghunti and Mt. Trishul. Trekkers find the human skeletons at the Roopkund lake during the month of August to October. You can Experience the true essence of natural beauty with two beautiful lakes at high altitudes such as Roopkund lake and Homekund lake.

From the top of Ronti Saddle, you get a magnificent 360-degree view of the mountains which simply is breathtaking. While trekking in Uttarakhand Himalayas, you may explore the unique trekking experience with the fantastic view. Trekkers may see the snowy peaks like Mt. Trishul, Mt. Nanda Ghunti, Mt. bhatartoli and Ronti peaks. One may also get an opportunity to see the Himalayan black bear, snow leopards, serow and cheer pheasants on the way to Ronti Saddle Trek. You can enjoy some of the rarest flora and fauna all along the trekking trail.

There are many good reasons to leave home for a few days. You can make Ronti Saddle Trek videos with the beautiful scenery.

  • Region :- Uttarakhand (Chamoli)
  • Duration :- 11Night/12Day
  • Grade :- moderate to difficult
  • Max Altitude :- 17,400feet
  • Best Season :- Sept- Nov
  • Food: Meals while on trek (Veg + egg.)
  • Stay :- Guest house/Home stay/Camping
  • Starting point:- Kathgodam to Kathgodam

Things To carry on Trek (Basics Gears)

  • Backpack & Rain Cover (40-60 Liters)
  • Trekking Shoes
  • LED Torch
  • One Water Bottle (one litre)
  • Basic Medications (or prescribed if any)
  • Clothes
  • Trekking Jacket
  • Three (Five in winter) Warm Layers
  • Two trek pants (one Wear and one carry)
  • Two collared t-shirts
  • Thermals
  • Extra Pair of Clothes
  • woolen sweater
  • Accessories
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreens Lotion (SPF 50/70)
  • Lip Balm (SPF 30)
  • Sun cap/Normal Cap
  • Synthetic hand gloves
  • Five pair of Socks
  • Raincoat/Ponchos
  • Plastic cover (for wet clothes)


  • Day 1: Kathgodam to Lohajung.
  • Day 02: Loharjung to Didna
  • Day 3: Didna to Ali Bugyal.
  • Day 4: Ali to Bhagwabasa
  • Day 5: Bhagwabasa to Roopkund summit to Sheela samundar
  • Day 6: sheela samudra rest/acclimatization
  • Day 7: Sheela Samudra to Dodang base camp.
  • Day 8: Dodang to Ronti Saddle to Dodang Base Camp.
  • Day 9: Dodang to Lata Kopri
  • Day 10: Lata Kopri to Sotol.
  • Day 11: Sotol to lohajung via kanol,wan village 📍 drive wan to lohajung
  • Day 12:lohajung to Kathgodam

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