Deoriatal Chopta Chandrashila trek

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Overview

Altitude: Maximum -13400 fts/4085mts
Grade: Easy to Moderate
Season: Mar - Dec
Total trekking distance: 30 Kms


Highlights of the Deoriatal -Chopta -Chandrashila Trek

  • Campsite at exquisite spot, Deorital lake. The crystal clear emerald green lake surrounded by rich green forest & stunning meadows with ravishing view of majestic peaks- Chaukhamba & Kedar Dome.
  • Chopta is picturesque hamlet known as "Mini Switzerland" & one of emerging tourist spot. Chopta is blessed with heavenly natural grandeur.
  • Tungnath is Shiva temple which is located at highest altitude. It is among the Panch Kedar therefore has religious importance too & best place to enjoy the natural bounties.
  • Chandrashila summit provides 360 degree lucid view of some of highest glittering Himalayas as Nandadevi, Trisul, Kedar Peak, Bandarpunch and Chaukhamba peaks.
  • Govind Ballabh Pant Public Museum: The museum is near to Bus Stand. It has a rich collection of archaeological items & collection of historical and cultural work, collection of folk style of painting. It provides an insight to the development of art, culture and lifestyle of the region.
  • At The Chandrashila Trek, experience the hiking on mild terrain as well rigorous surface through the dense mixed forest, verdant valleys & gorgeous meadows. It provides opportunities to see some of rarest Himalayan bird species.


Short itinerary of Deoriatal -Chopta -Chandrashila Trek

  • Day 01: Rishikesh/Haridwar – Sari (08 hours approx)
  • Day 02: Sari – Deorital (Trek – 03 Kms/02 hrs approx)
  • Day 03: Deorital – Chopta (Trek 14 Kms/06 hrs approx)
  • Day 04: Chopta-Tungnath (Trek 03 Kms/02 hrs approx) & Tungnath - Chandrashilla (01 Kms/01 hrs) & trek back to Chopta (09 Kms trek approx)
  • Day 05: Drive from Chopta to Rishikesh/Haridwar


Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Drive Haridwar/ Dehradun -Sari (08 hours approx)
Pick up from Haridwar/Dehradun drive to Sari via Rishikesh, Devprayag (sacred place where emergence of sacred river Ganga takes place after confluence of river Alaknanda & Bhagirathi), Rudraprayag (Confluence of Alaknanda & Mandakini River). Overnight stay in the Tent at Sari.

Day 2: Sari - Deoriatal (Trek 03 kms/02 hr approx)
After breakfast start trek to Deoriatal covered in 02 hrs approx. Arrive and camp near the lake & explore the exhilaration site of Deoriatal Lake, where beauty reach its pinnacle, when reflection of glittering snow capped peaks of Chaukhamba and Neelkanth showcase its glory on serene water of lake. Indulge yourself in salubrious surrounding & nature bounties.

Day 3: Deoriatal - Chopta (Trek 14 km/6 hrs approx)
Rise up early morning amidst of sound of chirping birds & enjoy enticing sunrise. After breakfast start the trek to Chopta. This trek includes some moderate & steep trails which pass through dense wooded forest of Rhododendron, oak and pine trees. There are possibilities of sighting few rarest Himalayan birds as Monal. The charm of this amazing unexplored place will keep on re-energizing you. Arrive Chopta & camp here for overnight stay.

Day 4: Chopta-Tungnath (Trek 03 Kms/02 hrs approx) & Tungnath - Chandrashilla (01 Kms/01 hrs) & trek back to Chopta (09 Kms trek approx)
After breakfast trek towards Tungnath which is highest altitude Lord Shiva shrine. Get lucid view of some gigantic peaks as Trishul, Bandarpoonch, Kedarnath and other prominent peaks. The Shrine encircled by the amazing forests. Further continue strenuous trek to Chandrashila which will take 01 hrs to reach there. At Chandrashila summit unravel the captivating view of the snow covered peaks. Later trek back to Chopta campsite and overnight stay.

Day 5: Chopta Departure (Drive 7 hours)
After breakfast drive to Haridwar/ Dehradun.

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