The great Himalayas always being the centre of attraction for trekkers.The flora and fauna of Himalayas leave one amazed by its alluring beauty.
In today's chaotic world trekking trips are hard to imagine thanks to our work schedules due to which trekking trips converge to dream trips. But here we have a perfect weekend getaway for you. The Deoriatal - Chopta - Tungnath - Chandrashila trek is an all-season trek in the Himalayas and one of the best trekking places in Uttrakhand.
It is known for its beautiful scenic beauty. The picturesque trails of Chandeshiala via Chopta and Tungnath embraces the sparkling beauty of the snow peaks reflecting the sun rays. One will find themselves camouflage in the scenic beauty of this panoramic Chopta Chandrshila trek.
The Tunganath Chandrashila trek gives you the opportunity to visit the 1000-year-old Tungnath temple, which is the highest shrine of Lord Shiva. It is one of the panch-kedars and is believed to have been built by Arjuna himself.
Tungnath Chandrashila trek is famous for its breathtaking 360-degree view of the Himalayan ranges. It is one of the few peaks that can also be climbed in the winter months. Be your own guide to experiences and become a part of this amazingly beautiful Deorital-Chopta -Tunganath-Chandershila trek.
Trek the Himalayas and become a winning warrior of your trekking fears.So all the beginners in trekking stop reading and start your adventurous journey with a trekking trip to Chopta Chandarshila.
Chandrashila Peak3 Days 2 Nights
If you want to try out Chopta trekking, there is no better place than Chopta Chandrashila trek. Its total trekking distance is around 18 km with maximum elevation is 3925m (12877 ft) at the Chandrashila Peak.
Though there is no major equipment and gears needed for this basic trek, some of the items are listed below in things to carry for trekkers comfort. It is the best destination for people looking for weekend getaways, beginners in Trekking and adventure junkies.
Sari is the starting point of the trek. You can go around different markets in Sari and enjoy the colourful sunset. The summit of Tungnath Chandrashila peak provides a breathtaking 360-degree view.
Located on the bank of river Mandakini with the view of Kedarnath peak, trekkers can't ask for more. Chopta, Uttarakhand is popularly referred to as the Mini-Switzerland of India because of its undulating green meadows and a breathtaking view of the majestic Himalayan peaks.
From here we will trek up to the Tungnath temple, which at an altitude of 3680m is the highest Shiva shrine in the world. All along the route, in addition to the abundant flora and fauna, one gets wonderful views of the Himalayan giant including Bandarpoonch, Kedar, Chaukhamba peak and many more.
From Tungnath you can trek up a further 1 km to the summit of Chandrashilla peak at about 4000 m and accomplish the Chandrashila Trek. The 180-degree view of the snow-capped peaks and the underlying valleys all around make Chopta Chandrashila trek well worth it.
Getting From/To: To begin Chopta trekking, you need to reach Chopta. Chopta is a small village connected to Dehradun and is about 8 hours travel by road. Chopta is the starting point of the trek. The trek to Chandrashila peak goes via Tungnath temple. You may reach Chopta by following two routes.
The route of the journey goes like
Day 01: Sari - Chopta (Altitude - 1350m)
Day 02: Chopta to Tungnath temple (alt 3400 m) to Chandrashila (3950 m) and back to Chopta (2680 m)
Day 03: Chopta to Sari- drive
Following are the list of items which should be carried personally.