Chopta Chandrashila Trek 2023


Chopta Chandrashila Trek 2023 Overview

Chopta Chandrashila Trek Overview:


The Chopta Chandrashila Trek in 2023 offers an exhilarating adventure through the picturesque landscapes of Uttarakhand, India. This trek takes you to the stunning region of Chopta, known as the "Mini Switzerland of India," and the breathtaking summit of Chandrashila, which translates to "Moon Rock."


The trek begins with an arrival in Haridwar or Rishikesh, followed by a scenic drive through the charming towns and villages of Uttarakhand to reach Chopta, the basecamp of the trek. Chopta is adorned with lush green meadows, vibrant rhododendron forests, and panoramic views of the snow-capped Himalayan peaks.


The highlight of the trek is the visit to Tungnath, the highest Shiva temple in the world, located at an altitude of 3,680 meters. The trek to Tungnath takes you through enchanting trails, offering glimpses of diverse flora and fauna. Upon reaching Tungnath, you'll be greeted by the ancient temple and breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains.


From Tungnath, the trek continues towards the Chandrashila Summit, situated at an elevation of 4,000 meters. The final stretch of the trek is challenging but immensely rewarding. As you reach the summit, a majestic panoramic view of the Himalayan range unfolds before your eyes. The awe-inspiring sight of peaks like Nanda Devi, Trishul, and Chaukhamba leaves you spellbound and creates a sense of profound tranquility.


Apart from the mesmerizing landscapes and mountain vistas, the Chopta Chandrashila Trek also offers a visit to the serene Deoriatal, a beautiful lake surrounded by lush greenery and snow-capped mountains. The tranquil ambiance and the reflection of the peaks on the lake's calm waters create a surreal experience.


The Chopta Chandrashila Trek in 2023 is a perfect blend of natural beauty, spirituality, and adventure. It allows you to immerse yourself in the pristine surroundings, witness the grandeur of the Himalayas, and experience the serenity of the region. Whether you are a nature lover, an adventure enthusiast, or a spiritual seeker, this trek promises an unforgettable journey filled with stunning vistas, challenging trails, and moments of introspection. Prepare yourself for an incredible adventure that will leave you with lifelong memories.


Quick Info:


Haridwar/Rishikesh- Chopta Chandrashila


6 Days / 5 Nights

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Detailed Itinerary:


Day 1:

- Arrival in Haridwar/Rishikesh and transfer to Chopta.

- Enjoy a scenic drive through the beautiful landscapes of Uttarakhand.

- Check-in to your accommodation in Chopta and rest for the day.

- Overnight stay in Chopta.


Day 2:

- After breakfast, start the trek from Chopta to Tungnath (approx. 4 km).

- Trek through lush green meadows and dense forests of rhododendron and oak.

- Reach Tungnath, the highest Shiva temple in the world at an altitude of 3,680 meters.

- Explore the ancient temple and enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding peaks.

- Continue the trek to Chandrashila Summit (approx. 1.5 km).

- Reach the summit and be rewarded with breathtaking views of the Himalayas, including Nanda Devi, Trishul, and Chaukhamba.

- Descend back to Chopta.

- Overnight stay in Chopta.


Day 3:

- After breakfast, start the trek from Chopta to Deoriatal (approx. 14 km).

- Trek through dense forests and meadows, enjoying the serene beauty of the surroundings.

- Reach Deoriatal, a beautiful lake known for its calm waters and reflection of the surrounding peaks.

- Spend time exploring the area and capturing the scenic beauty.

- Return to Chopta.

- Overnight stay in Chopta.


Day 4:

- After breakfast, start the trek from Chopta to Sari Village (approx. 3 km).

- Trek through picturesque landscapes and charming villages.

- Reach Sari Village and proceed to the famous Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary.

- Explore the rich biodiversity of the sanctuary, home to various flora and fauna.

- Visit the pristine Madhmaheshwar Temple, located amidst the serene surroundings.

- Return to Chopta.

- Overnight stay in Chopta.


Day 5:

- After breakfast, bid farewell to the enchanting Chopta and begin the journey back to Haridwar/Rishikesh.

- Enjoy the scenic drive, reflecting on the memories of the Chopta Chandrashila Trek.

- Reach Haridwar/Rishikesh by evening and check-in to your accommodation.

- Rest and relax after the trek.

- Overnight stay in Haridwar/Rishikesh.


Day 6:

- Spend the day at leisure in Haridwar/Rishikesh.

- Explore the spiritual and cultural attractions of the city, such as Har Ki Pauri, Rishikesh Temples, or indulge in activities like river rafting or yoga.

- Reflect on your incredible journey and cherish the memories of the Chopta Chandrashila Trek.

- Depart from Haridwar/Rishikesh with unforgettable memories of the Chopta Chandrashila Trek.


Tour Inclusions:

Accommodation as per the itinerary.

Meals as specified in the itinerary.

All arrival, departure, sightseeing as per above itinerary.

All applicable hotel & transport taxes.

All applicable Government taxes. 


Tour Exclusions:

Any meals other than those specified.

Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.

Any other item not specified.