Chopta - Chandrashila Trekking Expedition Photos

Chopta - Chandrashila Trekking Expedition

6,900.00   6,200.00
4 Days / 3 Nights
Sari Village to Chopta

How frequently do you get the chance to navigate a simple trail in the Himalayas that has a great deal to offer? Devariyatal - Chopta - Chandrashila Summit Trek is the response to that. A wide assortment of scenes, emerald lake, thick rhododendron woodland, sacred Tungnath Temple and all encompassing perspectives of the Himalayan reach from Chandrashila Summit are key highlights of this trek.

Package Highlights

  • Perfect Sunset view and reflection of himalayan peaks on Deoria Tal. A lake with mythological significance dating back to Mahabharata.
  • Virgin trail from Deoria Tal - Rohini Bugyal and thereon to Chopta Meadows
  • Comes in Kedarnath Musk Deer Sanctuary
  • Tungnath Temple is highest temple of Lord Shiva and one of Panch Kedar.
  • Chandrashila summit (4000 mts) offers panoramic views of 180 degree Himalayan ranges
  • Prominent Himalayan peaks visible: Nanda Devi, Chaukhamba, Thalaysagar, Kedarnath, Dronagiri, Changabang, & several other mighty peaks of Garhwal Himalayas

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival at Sari Village - Trek to Deoria Tal

Trek2.5 kmsAltitude2400 mtsStayCamps

Reach Sari Village and meet our guide, who will give you quick briefing and refreshments. Sari village is the starting point of the 2.5 km trek to Deoria Tal. Gradually ascending trail through the forests of rhododendron, alpine and oak trees will end up at Deoria Tal. The path is well made and broad too. It just takes one and a half hour to reach Deoria Tal from Sari Village. Deoria Tal is a gorgeous lake nestled amidst elevated meadows with few huts nearby that provides accommodation.

Deoria Tal is situated at an elevation of 2,400mts above sea level with picture perfect location and backdrop of the mighty Chaukhamba peaks. The reflection of Himalayan range on the pristine waters of this lake is a view that will be etched in your minds forever.

Day 2 : Deoria Tal - Rohini Bugyal - Chopta

Trek14 kmsAltitude2730 mtsStayCamps/Hotel

The trail to Rohini Bugyal doesn’t involve much steep climb and there are several ups and downs during this stretch. The route passes through some of the most beautiful forests rich in a wide variety of flora. Red and pink colored Rhododendrons will greet you at every step. You need to cross Jhandi Dhar while trekking towards Rohini Bugyal. Jhandi Dhar (2,650 mts) is a ridge top that offers clear views of Kedar Dome and Chaukhamba Peaks. Chandra Shila Peak also becomes visible after trekking for a few kilometres. 

There are very few water points at this stretch so do carry extra water. It is advisable that you carry two water bottles for this trek. Perched at an elevation of 2730mts above sea level, Rohini Bugyal is a small meadow but a beautiful campsite which offers stunning views of Himalayan peaks. Enjoy packed lunch at Rohini Bugyal.

A short hike of 6 kms from Rohini Bugyal ends up at Chopta camp site. It takes around 3 hours to complete this stretch. Initially the route climbs up gradually to Tikdi Khal (2,800mts) where you’ll encounter two diversions in the route. The straight trail leads to Bisuri Tal, a high altitude glacial lake whereas the trail on the right with steep descent goes towards Akash Kamini stream coming from Chandrashila.

Note: If camping is not allowed by forest department, then we will provide stay in a hotel in Chopta (Mayadeep Hotel or Similar)

Day 3 : Chopta - Tungnath - Chandrashila Summit - Chopta

Trek10 kmsAltitude4000 mtsStayCamps/Hotel

Start early in the morning in order to see the sunrise from Chandrashila. This entire region comes under Kedarnath Musk Deer Sanctuary so there are chances that you might spot wildlife in the morning including Wild Goat and Himalayan Monal. The trail from Chopta to Tungnath temple is broad and well maintained. During today’s trek, you will be gaining altitude in very short distance and thus the climb is steep.

During the final stretch to reach Tungnath you will reach a rocky cliff on the right which is known as Raavan Shila. Continue walking towards Tungnath Temple. Magnificent in its style and architecture Tungnath is considered more than 1000 years old. The main temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and other small rock temples in the vicinity are dedicated to Goddess Parvati. The temple remains closed during winters.

Another 1.5 kms steep hike from Tungnath temple will lead you to Chandrashila Summit. The trail becomes narrow as we climb up the meadows of Chandrashila Peak. Chandrashila is the summit of the mountain on which Tungnath temple is situated. A beautiful small temple is situated on the summit along with several unique cairn structures. Chandrashila is perched at an elevation of 4,000 mts above sea level offering splendid views of the majestic Himalayan peaks including Kedar Dome, Chaukhamba, Nanda Devi, Trishul, Nanda Ghunti, Kamet, Gangotri Ranges & more.

Spend some time at Chandrashila Summit witnessing the heavenly horizon and then start descending towards Bhrujgali. Chopta is another 1 km downhill hike from Bhrujgali that just takes around 20 min to traverse. Chopta is an emerging hill station that acts as another commencement point of the trek to Tungnath and Chandrashila. Stay in Camps or hotel.

Day 4 : Departure from Chopta

Enjoy the morning in Chopta with breakfast. Tour ends with memories of this majestic trekking expedition at Chopta. Drive back to Rishikesh.

Package Inclusions

  • All Meals during Trek
  • Camping in Chopta (if allowed) otherwise stay in hotel rooms
  • Trek Fees, All Trekking equipment (Tents, Sleeping Bags. etc)
  • Porter, Cook & Mule charges (for carrying camping equipment only)
  • Forest Camping Charges, Entry Fees & Permits
  • Certified Local Guide and Trek Leader

Package Exclusions

  • Transportation
  • Any other personal expenses
  • Anything not mentioned above
  • Taxes Extra

Cancellation Policy

  • Within 15 days of Arrival Date/ No Show: No Refund
  • 15 Days to 30 Days prior to Arrival: 50% of the total package cost.
  • 30 Days & More: 10% of package cost (and taxes are not refunded in any case)
  • Note: No refunds in case of Road Blocks, Accidents, etc
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