Satopanth Expedition

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The Satopanth Expedition is Second highest mountain in the Gangotri group in Uttarakhand

Satopanth Meaning in the local language is “True Pathway to Haven”. Satopanth Expedition is at an elevation of 7075 meters. It is second-highest mountain in the Gangotri group which lies in a remote region of Uttarakhand.

This mountain is impressively large, catching all the attention of climbers.

Satopanth is a technical peak, need to proper knowledge of technical claiming equipment or person equipment

The Satopanth Expedition split glaciers and the approach is difficult. There is the snow slopes and sharp ridges before the summit boost the adventure 100 times than any other expedition.

You need technical knowledge to traverse this terrible mountain. While climbing you will need the proper equipment like ropes, ice axes crampons, etc.

Satopanth expedition Trek is an Enchant Gangotri valley in the Garhwal Himalayas of Uttarkashi district in Uttarakhand India.

This Expedition comes under Gangotri National park.

No doubt, the Himalayas have enchanting beauty, bracing climate, and desirable soothing green meadow. So, what else can be better than spending some days here in the serenity on the Expedition!

Satopanth Expedition

Avid Trekkers Prepare Yourself for the Satopanth Expedition same as the Mt. Everest.

The highest peak Mt. Everest is at an elevation of 8,848 meters. the height of Mt. Satopanth Expedition is 7075 meters. So you can prepare yourself by climbing this mountain to get good experience and knowledge for the future.

The Surpassing Sights in Satopanth Expedition

So, You will get amazed by the close views of Gangotri Glacier and Bhagirathi (II) (III), Mt. Thalay Sagar and Mt. Shivling. Therefore, the famous trekking destinations covered on this trek are – Gomukh, Tapovan, and Nandanvan.

Also, Vasuki Tal and, further passes through the verdant forests of pine and cedar which ahead merges with the glaciated tracks.

Most importantly, come across the colorful beauty of Flora and Fauna while exploring this remote region.

Satopanth Expedition

Highlights of Satopanth Expedition

Level: – Technical, Difficult, or Challenging

During the trek, proper conditioning & training of the body is required.

In addition, the need for proper gear & clothing for low-temperature Satopanth expedition

Furthermore, shoes are the single most important equipment.

High Altitude requires proper acclimatization.

Beautiful landscapes so carry good photo gear & Extra battery backup.

In addition, the backpack should not exceed 15 kg.

Alcohol and smoking is not allowed in during the Expedition

need to proper knowledge of technical claiming equipment’s

Satopanth Expedition

Key Points of Satopanth Expedition

Duration: – 20 Nights 21 Days – from Dehradun to Dehradun

Base camp: – Gangotri

Temperature: – Gangotri to Vasuki Tal Day (5°C to 10°C) Night (-2° C to 6° C)

Temperature – Vasuki Tal to base camp to Satopanth Summit – Day (- 2°C to 5°C)Night (-2° C to -15° C, Above

Satopanth Expedition – Altitude: – 7075 Meter

Best Time: – After 2nd week of May, June, September, and October

Expedition Level: – Technical, Difficult, or Challenging

Group Size: – Need to Minimum Group sized 4 people maximum, 10 people,

Day1- Pick up to you from Dehradun railway station – Drive to Gangotri – 258 km) (10/11 Hours) (3415 Meter

Day2- Rest day + Acclimatization

Day3 – Trek from Gangotri to Bhojbasa camp (14 km) (6/7 Hours) (3775 Meter)

Day4– Trek from Bhojbasa to Nandanvan (4337 m) via Gomukh

Day5– An Acclimatization Day at Nandanvan

Day6– Trek Nandanvan to Vasuki Tal (Base Camp) (4898 m)

Day7– Acclimatization at Vasuki Tal (4898 m)

Day8– Vasuki Tal (Base Camp) to Advance Base Camp (ABC) (5130 m)

Day9– Acclimatization at Advance Base Camp (ABC) (5130 m)

Day10– On Advance Base Camp (Load ferry to camp 1)

Day11– Advance Base Camp to Camp 1 (5800 m)

Day12– Camp 1 (Load ferry to camp 2)

Day13– Trek Camp 1 to Camp 2 (Summit camp) (6200 m)

Day14– Camp 2 (6200 m) to Summit (Satopanth summit (7075 m) and back to Camp 2

Day15– Reserve Day for Summit

Day16– Camp 2 to Camp 1 (Descend)

Day17– Camp 1 to Base Camp and from there to Advance Base Camp (ABC)

Day18– Vasuki Tal to Nandanvan

Day19– Nandanvan to Chirbasa

Day20– Chirbasa to Gangotri and from there to Uttarkashi

Day21– Uttarkashi to Dehradun

Note: – (The Itinerary is flexible and keeps extra days in it, in case the weather changes.)

Things to carry on trek

Mandatory Documents

Please carry the documents given below

Original and photocopy of government photo identity card- (Aadhar Card, Driving License, Voters ID, etc,
Passport and Visa important to foreigners
Medical Certificate (First part should be filled by the Doctor and Second part by the Trekker)
Declaration Certificates

Note: –  Many trekkers commit the same mistake of carrying unnecessary items on a trek which only makes the backpack heavy. It is important to know the right items to carry.
It differs from season to season if you are trekking in summers then carry less layers of warm clothing and if you are trekking in winters carry enough layers to protect yourself against chilly cold.

Necessary Items for trekkers

carry on a trek

Backpack (50 to 60 liters)
A strongly built backpack with good support is compulsory for a trek. (Rain cover is important)

Sturdy Trekking Shoes
The shoes should be strong enough with good support. The people ask if sports shoes would be comfortable but it is good to bring the right trekking shoes.

The Clothes You Should Bring On a Trek
Avoid keeping extra clothes because it only makes you backpack heavy.

Trek Pants – The jeans are never suitable for a trek so you need at least 2-3 trek pants for treks carry more for longer treks.

Jacket – Jackets are very important to carry on a trek it protects you against the chilly weather. So carry 2 jackets on a week long trek.

Layers of warm Clothing 
Carry warm woolen layers or fleece. Carry more layers during winter season (at least 2 to 3) and less during summer.

Thermals – The Temperature decreases at night so you might be need thermals for Night.

T- Shirts – Bring those t shirts which dry fast.

Poncho –They are needed if you are trekking on a Rainy day to keep you dry.

Hiking Pole

Water Bottle 2

Cap or Balaclava



Woolen and Waterproof Gloves

Socks (Woolen and Regular)


Torch head light

Personal Toiletry Items –  (toothpaste, toothbrush, toilet paper, sanitizer etc.)

Carry Personal Medical Kit

Personal Medical Kit (Carry minimum 5 tablets and maximum 10)

Medical Kit

Diamox – (Prevents altitude sickness)

Digene – (It cures discomfort in stomach, acidity)

Crocin Advance – (Cures fever and headache)

Aspirin/Combiflam – (Pain reliever)

Disprin – (Cures headache)

Avomine – (Prevents motion sickness)

Avil – (It treat allergies)

Norflox TZ & Lomofen – (Prevents Diarrhoea)

Ranitidine – (Reduces the amount of acid in stomach)

Volini/Moov spray – (For sprains)

Betadine/Savlon – (Antiseptic cream)


Band aid


Stretchable/Elastic bandage


Note:- Use medicines only when prescribed by the doctor. In case you face any problem during your trek, discuss and take advice from the Professional guide.

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Items that is not included in the cost of tour price.
❌ Personal Insurance
❌ Personal toiletry Items
❌ Trekker carry your Photo ID , Adhar card , Passport , Visa , Medical certificate , Declaration from for entry at forest check posts on the trek it is very important

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