Satopanth is a triangular lake of serene water has a perimeter of about half a kilometer. Satopanth is about 25 Kms. from Badrinath. It is a glacier lake surrounded by high snow capped peaks. The trek sometimes is tough but sometimes remains moderate but is full of dramatic scenery. If you are planning for this trek then it will be good to mention that there is no place to rest between, except caves. Trekkers are requested to carry cooked food or stove from Badrinath itself.
It is believed that Hindu Gods Brahma, Vishnu and Maheshwar (Lord Shiva) have occupied one corner each, and which are named after them. There is no place to rest between, except caves. Cooked food, stove etc. have to be carried from Badrinath itself.