Chopta Tungnath

Where Adventure Meets Divinity: Chopta Tungnath Chandrashila

Chopta Tungnath

Where Adventure Meets Divinity: Chopta Tungnath Chandrashila

Base Camp

Sari, Chopta

Region

Uttarakhand

Trek Grade

Easy

Trek Distance

14 Kms

Trek Duration

3-4 Days

Highest Altitude

12,100 ft

Best Season

September To June

Pick & Drop Point

Rishikesh or Delhi

Nearest Airport

Dehradun

Railway Station

Haridwar

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₹ 9,499

₹ 7,499
+5% GST

Region

Uttarakhand

Base Camp

Sari, Chopta

Trek Grade

Easy

Trek Distance

14 Kms

Trek Duration

3-4 Days

Highest Altitude

12,100 ft

Best Season

September To June

Pick & Drop Point

Rishikesh or Delhi

Nearest Airport

Dehradun

Railway Station

Haridwar

Contact Us

₹ 9,499

₹ 7,499
+5% GST

About Chopta Tungnath Trek

Chopta Chandrashilla Trek is one of the most quaint treks in the Garhwal Himalayas for adventurous trekkers. If you want to go for a snow trekking then you can go for Chopta Chandrashilla Trek at the time of winters because during the months of December and January it experiences heavy snowfall.

Tungnath is a Shiva temple that is considered as the highest among all the Himalayas and surprisingly Chandrashila peak is a rock face above it. 

During this trek, you will get the opportunity to explore some astonishing views of the Himalayan peak such as Kedar, Nanda Devi as well as Chaukhamba. This amazing trek will start as well as end in Haridwar and in just four days you will get the opportunity to explore different beautiful places like Sari, Deoria Tal, Chopta, and Chandrashilla. 

This trek is surely going to amuse you, wondering why? It’s because The Chopta Chandrashilla trek will offer you eye-catchy views of lake present around it and also stupefying sunset views. 

Chopta to Tungnath will be a thrilling trekking trip because it is a short trek that will make you happy but also fretful at the same time. The holy temple Tungnath is located at the height of 3400 meters above the sea level. If you like to do meditation then this is the right place where you can experience complete peace of mind and do some meditation in order to renew yourself. The pure vivacity coming from the sun will surely refresh you. 

The trek is easy and is perfect for both beginners as well as experienced trekkers. Do carry the camera with yourself so that you can capture some breathtaking views while passing through dense green forests. 

Therefore, the mesmerizing and stunning views of the Garhwal Himalayas keep the trekkers motivated and never let them lose hope until and unless they reach the end of the summit which is stretched at the Tunganath Temple. 

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MAY

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FAQs

The Chopta Tungnath Trek is a popular trekking route in Uttarakhand, India. It leads to the Tungnath Temple, the highest Shiva temple in the world, and further up to Chandrashila peak, offering stunning views of the Himalayas.

The trek from Chopta to Tungnath is about 3.5 kilometers and takes approximately 2-3 hours. From Tungnath to Chandrashila, it's an additional 1.5 kilometers, taking about 1-2 hours.

The best time to visit is from April to November. During these months, the weather is pleasant and the paths are clear. However, for snow trekking, December to February is ideal.

The Chopta Tungnath Trek is considered moderate in difficulty. It is suitable for beginners with a reasonable level of fitness. The path is well-defined but can be steep in certain sections.

Tungnath Temple is situated at an altitude of approximately 3,680 meters (12,073 feet) and Chandrashila peak is at around 4,000 meters (13,123 feet).

Weather can vary significantly. In summer (April to June), temperatures range from 10°C to 25°C. In winter (December to February), temperatures can drop below freezing, with heavy snowfall.

Essentials include sturdy trekking shoes, warm clothing (layers), rain gear, water bottle, snacks, first aid kit, sunscreen, sunglasses, and trekking poles.

Yes, there are various accommodation options in Chopta, including guesthouses, camps, and basic hotels. Booking in advance is recommended, especially during peak season.

Hiring a guide is not mandatory as the trail is well-marked, but it can enhance the experience by providing local insights and ensuring safety, especially for first-time trekkers.

The nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun, about 220 kilometers from Chopta. The closest railway station is Rishikesh, approximately 200 kilometers away. From either point, you can hire a taxi or take a bus to reach Chopta.

Chopta Tungnath Trek (Detailed Itinerary)

Drive : 450 km, 10-12 hours

Sari Altitude : 6,600 ft

Trek : 2.5km each side, 3 hours

Deoria Tal Altitude : 7,850 ft

Pick up Location : Akshardham Delhi

Pick up time : 10 PM

 

Your adventure begins with an overnight drive from Delhi to Sari Village, covering a distance of 450 km. This journey takes you through the spiritual town of Haridwar and Rishikesh, known for its serene atmosphere and the holy Ganges River. As you travel, you’ll witness a transition from bustling cityscapes to the tranquil foothills of the Himalayas. The drive takes approximately

10-12 hours, giving you ample time to rest and prepare for the trek. Ensure you have comfortable travel arrangements, as the overnight journey can be tiring. Pack light snacks and stay hydrated to make the journey more pleasant.

 

Upon reaching Sari Village by early afternoon, you'll be welcomed by its picturesque surroundings. Sari is a quaint village that serves as a gateway to the trekking trails of the Garhwal Himalayas. After a refreshing local lunch, you'll start your trek to Deoriatal. This 2.5 km trek, taking about 3 hours, leads you through lush forests filled with rhododendron and oak trees. As you ascend, you’ll be treated to occasional glimpses of the snow-capped Himalayan peaks, including the majestic Chaukhamba. Upon reaching Deoriatal, you'll set up camp near the pristine high-altitude lake, renowned for its mirror-like reflections of the surrounding mountains. Spend the evening exploring the area, enjoying the serene ambiance, and capturing the beauty of the reflections in the lake. Enjoy a warm meal under the starlit sky and share stories around the campfire before retiring for the night.

Drive : 20 km, 1 hour

Chopta Altitude : 8,400 ft

Trek : 5 km one way, 5-6 hours

Tungnath Altitude : 11,500 ft

Chandrashila Altitude : 12,100 ft

 

Start your day with a short drive to Chopta, known as the "Mini Switzerland of India," located 20 km from Sari. The drive takes about 1 hour, bringing you to this scenic destination surrounded by meadows and forests. From Chopta, embark on a trek to Tungnath, the highest Shiva temple in the world, situated at an altitude of 3,680 meters. This part of the trek covers 3.5 km and takes about 3 hours. After visiting the temple and soaking in the spiritual energy, continue the trek to Chandrashila Peak, an additional 1.5 km from Tungnath. The total trek of 5 km each way (10 km round trip) takes around 5-6 hours. Chandrashila offers panoramic views of the Himalayas, including peaks like Nanda Devi, Trishul, and Kedar Peak. After spending time at the summit, return to Chopta for the night, enjoying the beautiful sunset views and a peaceful evening.

Reach Delhi By Mid Night or Early Morning

 

On the final day, embark on a scenic drive back to Delhi, covering 460 km over approximately 11-12 hours. This journey takes you through the picturesque landscapes of the Garhwal region, providing a last opportunity to enjoy the natural beauty of the Himalayas. As you descend from the mountains, you’ll revisit the towns and valleys that marked the beginning of your trek, reflecting on the memories created over the past few days. Arrive in Delhi in the Mid Night or Early Morning, bringing your memorable adventure in the Chopta to a close.

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SEPTEMBER
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OCTOBER

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DECEMBER
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JANUARY

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FEBRUARY

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MARCH

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APRIL

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MAY

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JUNE

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BASIC GEARS

Inclusions

Exclusions

POLICY

Booking Confirmation Policy

• The customer receives a Booking confirmation receipt immediately via Email and WhatsApp of a successful booking.

Cancellation policy

In the event you cancel your trek, cancellation policy we follow :

• Cancellation 20 days before the starting date of the trek – Refund with 10% cancellation charges.

FAQs

The Chopta Tungnath Trek is a popular trekking route in Uttarakhand, India. It leads to the Tungnath Temple, the highest Shiva temple in the world, and further up to Chandrashila peak, offering stunning views of the Himalayas.

The trek from Chopta to Tungnath is about 3.5 kilometers and takes approximately 2-3 hours. From Tungnath to Chandrashila, it's an additional 1.5 kilometers, taking about 1-2 hours.

The best time to visit is from April to November. During these months, the weather is pleasant and the paths are clear. However, for snow trekking, December to February is ideal.

The Chopta Tungnath Trek is considered moderate in difficulty. It is suitable for beginners with a reasonable level of fitness. The path is well-defined but can be steep in certain sections.

Tungnath Temple is situated at an altitude of approximately 3,680 meters (12,073 feet) and Chandrashila peak is at around 4,000 meters (13,123 feet).

Weather can vary significantly. In summer (April to June), temperatures range from 10°C to 25°C. In winter (December to February), temperatures can drop below freezing, with heavy snowfall.

Essentials include sturdy trekking shoes, warm clothing (layers), rain gear, water bottle, snacks, first aid kit, sunscreen, sunglasses, and trekking poles.

Yes, there are various accommodation options in Chopta, including guesthouses, camps, and basic hotels. Booking in advance is recommended, especially during peak season.

Hiring a guide is not mandatory as the trail is well-marked, but it can enhance the experience by providing local insights and ensuring safety, especially for first-time trekkers.

The nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun, about 220 kilometers from Chopta. The closest railway station is Rishikesh, approximately 200 kilometers away. From either point, you can hire a taxi or take a bus to reach Chopta.

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