At a separation of 10 km from Yamunotri Temple, Saptarishi Kund is the first wellspring of Yamuna River sustained by Champasar Glacier arranged in the upper parts of the massif made by Bandarpunch Mountain. It is a perfect place for trekking close Yamunotri for 2-3 days.
Saptrishi Kund is about a half km in distance across, and its water is dull blue in shading, The water of the close-by ice sheets assembles in this lake. On the banks of Saptrishi Kund Lake, there are normally made slate stones. The uncommon Brahma Lotus becomes here. It is trusted that seven awesome Rishis Kasyapa, Atri, Bharadwaj, Viswamitra, Gautama, Jamadagni, and Vasistha performed compensation at Saptrishi Lake in old circumstances.
The Saptrishi Kund is situated in the midst of grand and charming surroundings of the elevated shake strewn icy masses. This picturesque spot lies at a height of 4421 m. The course of Saptrishi Lake is secured with ice and it is a troublesome voyage which needs a guide.Around 5 km up the slope there is a little campground between two rivulets in the event that one wishes to set up portable shelter for a night. From the campground, it is another 5 km of soak stroll to the Kund and it is hazardous to camp at Saptrishi Kund because of overwhelming breezes. Saptrishi Kund is additionally a characteristic source to discover top notch Blue sapphires, a valuable gemstone.