Chopta Chandrashila Trek

Chandrashila is a rock face above Tungnath temple. Tungnath Temple is the highest placed temple among all the temples in the Garhwal Himalayas. From Temple till Chndrasheela, It is a short but rigorous hike. The Chandrasheela Summit affords the most beautiful view of the Nandadevi, Trishul, Kedarpeak and Chaukhamba peaks. If the sky is clear you feel that you are sitting in a sea of mountains. Tungnath one of the Kedar among Panch Kedar and it is holy place for Hindu religion.

Day 1: Arrive Delhi
Welcome to India- a country where hospitality is a way of life to a culture steeped in tradition, a land where history lives in music and dance. You will be received at the airport in a traditional manner with garlands and proceed to your hotel for overnight stay.

Day 2: Delhi - Rishikesh
Morning after breakfast drive to Rishikesh via Haridwar. Rishikesh is known as 'Gateway to Himalayas' and center of Yoga & Meditation.Upon arrival check in at hotel. In the afternoon visit various Ashrams and Temples. Enjoy the 'Ganga Aarti' in the evening. Overnight stay in hotel. RISHIKESH: Situated at the foothills of Garhwal himalayas, Rishikesh is a gateway to the important religious places of Badrinath, Gangotri, Kedernath and Yamunotri. Also it is home to many Ashrams. Ashrams are centres for spritual studies, meditition, Yoga, sacred prayers besides being residential centres for the resident gurus.

Day 3: Rishikesh - Ukimath
Early morning after breakfast drive to Ukimath, for overnight stay.

Day 4: Ukimath - Saari Village - Deoria Taal (2400 m)
Morning after breakfast drive to Saari Village and start the trek to Deoria Tall, the most beautiful and historical taal. The lush green taal (lake) covered with pine, oak and rhododendron trees provides a beautiful view of Chuakhamba Massif right informt of the camping area.

Day 5: Deoria Taal- Maleri (2600 m)
After morning brakfast we start the trek ahead to maleri with our pack lunch. Arrive Maleri and set-up camps for overnight stay.

Day 6: Maleri - Chopta (2800 m)
Early relaxed morning breakfast and we start the very short trek to Chopta and set up our tents above the chopta bend. This camp would be our base for all further treks and is one of the most beautiful spot in this part of the Himalaya passing through lush green landscapes strecheing almost 40 kms.Apart of humans it is also inhabitate by rare Himalayan species like the Snow Leapord,Musk Deer,Snow Fox,Monal etc.Put up camp on arrival and relax in the evening. Overnight stay in camp.

Day 7: Chopta - Tungnath - Chandrashila (4000 mtrs)- Chopta
Morning after breakfast start early trek to the temple of Tungnath and Chandrashila. Tungnath is one of the highest Shiva temples in Garhwal. Further proceed to Chandrashilla peak.The summit of the Chandrashilla peak provides a breathtaking 360 degree view of Himalayan Peaks. Return trek to Chopta for overnight stay.

Day 8: Chopta - Rishikesh
Morning after breakfast drive down to Rishikesh,En route visit to confluence of River Alaknanda and Mandakini at Rudraprayag. Up on arrival check in to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 9: Rishikesh - Delhi
Morning after breakfast drive down to Delhi en-route visit Hari Ki Pauri at Haridwar. The holy city of Haridwar is home to some of the Most sacred Hindu rituals. Round the year, devotees from all over the country flock here in their thousands to perform "Poojas" or prayers. Renowned for the "Maha Kumbh Mela" which appears Every 12 years. Visit to Mansa Devi Temple through the Rope Way. The temple atop the Bilwa Parvat is dedicated to Goddess Mansa Devi. One can have a panoramic view of Haridwar alon with River Ganges.Later on drive down to Delhi. Arrive Delhi and transfer to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 10: Depart Delhi
Early morning departure transfer to airport to board flight for onward destination.

Duration: 10 Days / 9 Nights
Activities: Trekking in Snow, Visit of Himalayan Village & Photography of Nature
Best Time: Open
Price: On Request
Destinations Covered: Delhi - Rishikesh - Ukimath - Saari Village - Deoria Taal - Maleri - Chopta - Tungnath - Chandrashila - Chopta - Rishikesh - Delhi
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