Chopta Chandrashila Trek 2023, Uttarakhand | Book @ ₹8500 Only!

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Chopta Chandrashila Trek

  • Duration: 5 Days / 4 Nights
  • Start Point: Chopta
  • End Point: Chandrashila
  • Route: Delhi - Manali - Solang Valley - Kullu - Manikaran - Manali - Delhi
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Trekking is one of the best treats for people who love trekking. Chopta Chandrashila trek is one of the most exciting treks in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. The trekking trip gives you a beautiful view of Chaukhamba, Nanda Devi, and Deoriatal lake. 

Chopta to Tungnath is a short yet fantastic trek that will fill you with memories to cherish forever. Owing to the fact that tour is not only adventurous but also brings peace of mind and satisfaction to people who seek spiritual connection. The warm radiance of the sun swaying through the trees and hills is sure to make you fall in love with the mesmerizing beauty. 

The trek can be taken by beginners and children as the trek is easy to moderate. The trek brings a wonderful experience of snow-capped mountains during the winters and lush green meadows during the summers. Tungnath, being one of the 5 Kedars, established by the Pandavas themselves, holds a huge significance among people.

If you are planning for Chopta Chandrashila to Tungnath Trek, we are here to tell you about the best time to visit along with the itinerary.

The trek will begin from Rishikesh and therefore, you need to reach the place. There are many ways to reach Rishikesh. Let us tell you about how you can reach Rishikesh in an easy way.

By Bus:

Rishikesh is well connected to some popular cities such as New Delhi, Haridwar, and Dehradun. There are plenty of buses running from these cities to Rishikesh on a daily basis. If you are coming from Delhi, you can board a bus from Delhi Kashmere Gate ISBT.

In order to book the bus, you can visit various websites that facilitate booking services.

By Train:

The nearest railway station to Rishikesh is Haridwar. You can board a train to Haridwar and reach there. From Haridwar, you can board local buses running to Rishikesh. Many tourists, prefer driving to Rishikesh or hiring a cab/taxi service to Rishikesh.

By Air:

The nearest airport to Rishikesh is the Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun which is over 35 km away from Rishikesh. You can check the flights to Dehradun and book one if you are planning to travel by air. After reaching Dehradun, you can either board a bus or hire a rental cab/taxi. 

Itinerary of Chopta Chandrashila Trek 2023, Uttarakhand | Book @ ₹8500 Only!

  • ● Sari village is situated at an altitude of 2,000m/6,500ft.

    ● The journey to Sari from Rishikesh usually takes 7 hours.

    ● After you reach Rishikesh, you will be received by our coordinators who would take you further to Sari which is the base for this trekking trip. On the way to sari Rishikesh, you will witness Devpryag, one of the religious places. It is the confluence of rivers Bhagirathi and Alaknanda.

    ● You can also capture the beauty of the lower Garhwal region. ● Sari village itself has beautiful meadows, tiny huts, and paddy fields. It forms the first glimpse of the Chandrashila village.

    ● In case, you reach early, you can set out to explore the markets and local areas of Sari village. The people here in Sari village are humble, warm, and welcoming.

  • ● Deoriatal is situated at an altitude of 2400m/7850ft

    ● The distance from sari to Deoriatal is over 3km and usually takes 1 hour to complete the trek.

    ● Sari to Deoriatal is a steep trek until the campsite.

    ● Deoriatal lake is 10 minutes away from the campsite.

    ● On your first day from Sari to Deoriatal, you will be experiencing ascents and descents of treks that will take you on a rocky trail.

    ● After walking for over 30 minutes, you will be witnessing your first viewpoint. The beautiful view of the mountains and greenery will freshen up your mind and encourage you to go ahead.

    ● You can see the Chandrashila summit and Tungnath from this viewpoint with the help of binoculars.

    ● Once you reach Deoriatal, you will be greeted at your campsite with scrumptious lunch and dinner. You will have plenty of time to explore the nearby areas and enjoy the serene beauty.

  • ● Baniyakund is situated at 2,600m/8,550ft altitude.

    ● The third day of your trekking trip will begin with a delicious breakfast. After having your breakfast, you will be starting your trek to Baniyakund. This trek is sure to mesmerize you as the fragrance of flowers will make you fall in love with the trek. Not only this, but you can also find various different varieties of oak and pine trees.

    ● After walking for a while, you will find yourself in Rohini Bugyal, a beautiful meadow. You will find Rhododendrons all over the meadow in red and pink colors.

    ● Though the trek until Rohini Bugyal is an ascent, the trek after Rohini Bugyal is a steep descent. As you walk along the meadow, you will be able to get a clear view of Chandrashila peak far away. Also, you can see the Sari village down below.

    ● The snow-capped surrounding will make you forget the time and enjoy the beauty of the environment around you. Moreover, you may find small shrines built by local people.

    ● Since this trek goes through the Kedarnath Sanctuary, you may spot some birds, foxes, vultures, and deer.

    ● As you march uphill from the Rohini Bugyal, you will see some small shepherd huts which during the summer season are occupied by local shepherds along with their livestock.

    ● After some more ascents, you will finally reach Baniyakund, your campsite for the day.

  • ● Chandrashila is situated at 3,700m/12,100ft

    ● Tungnath is situated at 3450m/11,380ft

    ● The total time required to and back this trek will take around 7-8 hours.

    ● This trek will be a slight ascent.

    ● Right after having your breakfast, you will begin your trek to Tungnath.

    ● On your fourth day, you will be heading to Tungnath, early in the morning, to witness the majestic sunrise from the hill. The trek from Chopta to Tungnath is around 3km and goes through meadows and forests.

    ● Before you make it to Tungnath, you will reach Chandrashila hill which is 1.5km before Tungnath temple. For people who take this trek during the winter, they will find the temple and the trek covered in snow which makes it difficult for tourists.

    ● Since the trek to Tungnath from Chandrashila itself comprise a steep ascent, trekking in winter can add to the struggles since the snow makes the path quite slippery.

    ● The trek will take you to the Tungnath temple which is beautiful and worth it. While you are on the trek, you will see the beautiful Chaukhamba and Kedar along with some other famous peaks in the area.

    ● Soon you will reach Tungnath, your destination. From here the trek of Chandrashila hills is not too far but it can be difficult as the trek is steep. The path to this trek begins from behind the temple.

    ● On this trek, you will see the Bandarpoch trek and some temples here and there. The Chopta peak is covered in green slopes, walking through which you will feel the cool breeze. Once you reach the campsite, you can stay there for a while to sip some hot tea and munch on some snacks before returning to Baniyakund.

  • ● On your last day of the trip, you can go back to Rishikesh by driving. Usually, it takes 7 hours to reach Rishikesh.

    ● After having your breakfast, you can board the vehicles arranged by our coordinators for you. From there you will take off to Rishikesh.

    ● You will pass by the same mountain range you had your trekking trip through.

    ● Once you reach Rishikesh, you can begin your journey to your respective places with warm memories. FAQs

Refund Policy

In a situation, where you wish to cancel this trekking trip, you will get a full refund if a cancellation request is raised 60 days prior to the departure date. 

If the cancellation request is raised 45 days prior to the departure, only 75% of the charges will be refunded.

If the cancellation request is raised 30 days prior to the departure, only 50% of the charges will be exempted.

If the cancellation request is raised 20 days prior to the departure, only 40% of the charges will be refunded.

No refunds shall be granted if the cancellation is made 15 days prior to the scheduled departure. 

In case, you want to claim for a refund or raise a complaint, please mention all the details and grievances. 


The trek can be taken by beginners and first-time trekkers. People who have prior trekking experience can also opt for this trek. Family, couples, or groups can go on this trek.

Since this is a trek, please carry lightweight and comfy clothes. You can also keep extra pairs of socks and caps.

The difficulty level of this trek is easy to moderate. You can easily complete this trek without even prior training or experience.

This itinerary is for 5 days. However, if you want, you can opt for other tour packages also in which you can cover more areas.

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