A Spiritual Trek to Witness the Highest Shiva Temple in the World
altitude: 2679m to 3682m
Duration: 5 Days
Trek Gradient: Moderate with sharp ascent till Tungnath (2-3km) followed by an arduous steep climb to Chandrashila (1.5km)
Trek Route: Chopta – Tungnath – Chandrashila
One of the most popular treks in Uttarakhand, Chopta Tungnath Chandrashila Trek is your opportunity to relish uncontaminated views of the majestic Himalayan peaks.
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 > Chandrashila
- Camps, Tents, Guesthouses
- High Nutrition Veg Meal During Trek
- Necessary permits and first aid medical kits
- Qualified and experienced trek leader, guide and support staff
- First aid medical kits and oxygen cylinder
- if cancellations are made within 0-30 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total to cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
- In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain trips or activities may get cancelled. In such cases operator will try their best to provide an alternate feasible.
- Any expenses for optional activities.
- Any train/ airline fare is not included
DAY 1 ARRIVAL IN DELHI/HARIDWAR
Delhi – Haridwar – Ukhimath (225 kms/7 hrs)
In 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). Arrive 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.
DAY 2 : 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.
DAY 3 : Deoria Tal - Chopta
n the morning trek to Chopta through dense forest and meadows. It’s a 12km trek. Upon arrival at Chopta set out your tents for an overnight stay. In the evening explore the magnificent view of the Himalayas.
DAY 4: 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.
DAY 5 : Chopta – Haridwar - Delhi
After an early breakfast, drive to Haridwar and from here catch a train for Delhi at 18:05 hrs. Arrival Delhi by 22:45 hrs.