Hemkund is situated on the shores of the Hemkund Lake at 4320mtrs from sea level. It marks the place where Guru Govind Singh, the tenth and last Guru, unified with God after prolonged meditation in his previous birth. According to Hindu mythology, Hemkund or Lokpal as it is also known is where Lakshman had done

The Roopkund Trek is known for its mysterious surrounding and astounding scenic beauty. For many years, Roopkund, the beautiful and mysterious lake has held the attention of trekkers not only because of the enchanting landscape surrounding it but also because of the presence of several bones and skeletons that can be seen in its waters.