About Chopta Chandrashila Trek
Keeping away the clamour of the city life, Chopta valley is perched at an
elevation of 2,680 meters and is surrounded by an imposing forest of Oak,
deodar and rhododendron that shadow a rich bed of flowering plants. The
spell bound Chandrashila Summit Trek is characterized by grandeur of its
Himalayan Peak. One of the most beautiful treks in the Garhwal Himalayan
region, the Chandrashila Summit Trek, maneuvers through beautiful meadows
and the unpaved trails. At reaching the summit, feast your eyes on the
spectacular view of the Himalayan peaks like Nanda Devi at 7,817 meters,
Trishul at 7,120 meters, Kedarnath at 6,831 meters, Bandarpunch at 6,316
meters and Chaukhamba at 7,138 meters.
It is best to start early in the morning from Chopta to Tungnath, which is
the highest Shiva Temple in the world, located at a height of 3,680 meters.
The temple is one of the Panch Kedars and is tucked in the lap of the
Chandrashila peak. It is believed that Tungnath is more than 1000 years old
and holds a legend that corroborates some of the incidents depicted in the
Mahabharata epic. From Tungnath temple, a further ascent of an hour
terminates atop the Chandrashila summit wherefrom one can capture the
silvery sheen of the Himalayan range dotted with several peaks and also of
all the green valleys and deep gorges.
The Chandrashila summit trek, which can be journeyed all throughout the
year, is considered as one of the moderate treks in the Indian Himalayan
region that is located in Uttarakhand. The duration of the trail is
approximately 3-6 days. The journey displays rare glimpses of an ancient
culture of the Garhwal Himalaya along with the natural hues.
Chopta Tungnath Chandrashila Trip Highlights
Famous Temples at Haridwar: Mansa Devi Temple, Chandi Devi Temple, Maya Devi
Temple, Bilkeshwar Mahadev Temple, Bhimgoda Temple, Bharat Mata Temple
Famous Temple at Rishikesh: Nilkanth Mahadev, Kunjapuri Temple, Parmarth
Niketan Temple, Bharat Mandir, Tera Manzil Temple, Raghunath Temple
Confluences at Devprayag and Rudraprayag
Crystal Clear Lake: Deoriatal
Snow capped Himalayan Peaks: Nanda Devi at 7,817 meters, Trishul at 7,120
meters, Kedarnath at 6,831 meters, Bandarpunch at 6,316 meters and
Chaukhamba at 7,138 meters.
Low altitude trek with cavernous gorges.
Murmuring Waterfalls, lush green meadows & Mountain Goats.
Glimpse of an ancient culture of local people.
Possible sightings of some wildlife
Nights in Hotel, Guest House and Tents
Best Time to Visit Chopta Chandrashila Trek
Best time to travel to Chopta is in summers (April – June) and winters
(Oct – Dec). Winter treks are also conducted in Chopta and the best months
to trek are between Jan and March.
In Summers: The weather of Chopta remains salubrious during summers. The
Himalayas are distinctly visible and the cool breeze can felt early in the
morning and in the late evening. Carrying light woolens is advised.
In Monsoon: Chopta turns greener during the monsoon season. Although
trekking becomes challenging and there are chances of getting roads blocked
for a couple of hours due to landslides, the scenic beauty of Chopta during
monsoons is worth taking the risk for. Carrying raincoats is advised.
In Winters: The region gets blanketed in snow during the winter season and
the accommodation options are also restricted to few. But Chopta looks the
best during winters and indeed the trek becomes more difficult. Carrying
heavy woolens is advised.
Where is the Chopta Chandrashila?
Chopta is a village located some 36kms from Gopeshwar and 254 kms from
Rishikesh and approximately 450 kms from the capital Delhi. From Chopta, a
trek of approximately 3kms leads to Tugnath and from there a kilometer trek
further terminates at Chandrashila peak. An ideal route Chopta Chandrashila
from Delhi would be:
Delhi > Haridwar > Devprayag > Rudraprayag > Ukhimath > Chopta > Tungnath >
ChandrashilaChopta Chandrashila Trek (Detailed Itinerary)
Chopta Chandrashila Trek
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Highlights of your Journey
Delhi – Haridwar – Ukhimath (225 kms/7 hrs)
Other Benfits (On Arrival)BreakfastTransfersStay IncludedIn the morning from
Delhi railway station take a train for Haridwar at 06:50 hrs. After arriving
in Haridwar meet our guide and transfer to Ukhimath via Devprayag
(Confluence of Alaknanda & Bhagirathi and Rudraprayag (Confluence of
Alaknanda & Mandakini River). Arrival at Ukhimath by evening. Check into
hotel, dinner and overnight stay.
Ukhimath (1370 mts / 4500 ft) is on the other side of the Mandakini River
Valley from Guptkashi a relatively short steep walk. Ukhimath is the winter
seat of Kedarnath, as well as the winter home of the priest who is appointed
for the worship. After the Kedarnath temple closes for the winter, a movable
image of Kedarnath is brought in procession to Ukhimath, where it resides
until the Kedarnath temple reopens in late April or early May.
Ukhimath – Deoria Tal (2438 mts / 7998 ft)
In the morning you can see snow capped Himalayan ranges. After breakfast
start your trek to Deoria Tal through the dense forest of Rhododendron along
with wild flowers and ferns. The trek will take 3- 4 hrs. Upon arrival at
Deoria Tal set out the tents for overnight stay.
Deoria Tal – Chopta
In the morning trek to Chopta through dense forest and meadows. It’s a 12km
trek. Upon arrival at Chopta set out your tents for overnight stay. In the
evening explore the magnificent view of the Himalayas.
Chopta – Tungnath (3680 ft / 12070 ft) – Chandrashila (4090 mts /
13415 ft) – Chopta
After an early breakfast trek to Tungnath with packed lunch. Tungnath is
situated at the height of 3680mts above the sea level. The trek is 3kms
upward and en route you will find lush green meadows. You can witness a wide
range of snow capped Himalayas. Upon arriving, pay a visit to Tungnath
Temple. After resting for a while, you can head out for Chandrashila peak,
which is a kilometer away from Tungnath. Later trek back to Chopta for
dinner and overnight stay.
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