Chopta – Tungnath - Chandrashila


Chopta – Tungnath – Chandrashila trek is known for its mesmerizing beauty. It passes through the Kedarnath wildlife sanctuary full of Deodars, Rhododendrons and other flora and fauna. Himalayan snow laden peaks are a treat to eyes as well as soul. Tungnath is famous for its 1000 year old Lord Shiva temple believed to have been built by Arjuna himself. Chandrashila peak offers panoramic view of Gangotri paks, Chaukhamba and other Himalayan peaks. It is one of the few peaks that can also be climbed in winters.



Suggeted Itinerary

Friday night catch a train/bus from New Delhi for Haridwar/Rishikesh. Saturday morning, pick up from Haridwar railway station/ Rishikesh bus stand and transfer to Duggalbitta/Chopta village(tea, snacks and lunch enroute Duggalbitta/Chopta ) After reaching Duggalbitta/Chopta, check in at our campsite. After freshening up, have hot tea/coffee and explore nearby village and trails. Evening bonfire, stars, constellations and ufo gazing, games like antakshari, hide and seek etc Dinner. Sunday morning, start early for Tungnath after having tea at the camp and some packed lunch for the trek. Reach Tungnath temple amidst kedarnath wildlife sanctuary. After having lunch at Tungnath and some rest, head for Chandrashila peak. Before sunset, start the descent till camp. Stay Sunday night at camp and leave Monday morning for Dehradun/Rishikesh/Delhi

Camp Location & Inclusions

  • Chopta
  • stay & food.

Distance

  • Rishikesh to Chopta – 170 km
  • New Delhi to Chopta – 430 km
  • Chopta to Tungnath and Chandrashila top – 5 to 6 kms trek

Road Conditions

  • Nice and scenic roads except few patches which are under construction.

Traffic

  • Heavy during Chardham Yatra season
Fact Sheet
All the year round except monsoons
Rishikesh – Devprayag – Rudraprayag – Augustmuni – Duggalbitta – Chopta – Tungnath – Chandrashila peak – Chopta – Rudraprayag – Rishikesh
A mix of light clothing and heavy woolens
Tricky
Four Days
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