Description

A quaint and rustic village in Uttarakhand, Tungnath is better known as the starting point of the much acclaimed Chopta Chandrashila Trek. Reaching a height of 2,680m, this picturesque hamlet is adorned with the enchanting beauty of the evergreen pine, deodar and rhododendron forests. Be it the untouched beauty or the natural marvels around this Chopta, its myriad list of offerings and pictorial appeal has earned it the fame of being called the ‘Mini Switzerland of India’. While during the summers or springs, the entire vicinity gets embraced with the charm and appeal of the exotic vegitation, during the winters, Chopta wears a thick blanket of snow that makes it even more appealing. There are various legends associated with this place. According to one of the popular legend, this is the place where Lord Rama meditated after defeating the demon-king Ravana.Another legend says that moon-god Chandra spent time here in penance.The Beauty of Chandrashila is Incredible.It is an impressive vantage point that offers 360 degrees panoramic views of the mighty Himalayas.This is a beautiful trek, with difficulty level rated as easy to moderate.

 

Brief Itinerary

Day 1 :- Pick up from Haridwar railway station at 7.00 am. Drive to Sari Village (08-10 hrs).

Day 2 :- Sari Village to Deoriatal, 03 km, 1 hour trek.

Day 3 :- Deoria-taal to Rohini Bughyal, 8 km approx, 4 to 5 hours trek.

Day 4 :- Rohini Bughyal to Chopta– 8 km approx, 4 to 5 hour trek.

Day 5 :- Chopta to Chandrashila Peak 12900 feet via Tungnath 11,975 ft & back to Chopta, 10-11 km approx, 6 to 7 hours.

Day 6 :- Chopta to Haridwar By drive – 235 km ( 8 – 10 hour drive).

Detailed Itinerary

Day1:-Drive from Haridwar to Sari (08-10 Hours)

Your arrival in Haridwar will be followed by a drive to Sari along the holy Ganga and Alaknanda rivers. On the way to Sari, you can also have the glimpses of the sacred towns like Rishikesh, Devprayag and Rudraprayag. Arriving in Sari Taking Rest.

 

Day 2 :- Sari Village to Deoriatal

In the morning one can see snow clapped Himalayan ranges. After breakfast start a trek to Deoriatal , a steep but short climb through dense forest of Rhodendron and lots of wild flowers and ferns. The trek will take 3- 4 hrs to reach Deoriatal.

 

Day 3 :- Deoria-taal to Rohini Bughyal, 8 km approx, 4 to 5 hours trek.

In the morning trek down to Rohini Bughyal Taking Rest of the day.

 

Day 4 :- Rohini Bughyal to Chopta– 8 km approx, 4 to 5 hour trek.

Waking up today morning, you will be trekking through the lush and scenic patches of pine, oaks and rhododendron forests. Stunning views of the mighty Himalayan Range and evergreen forests will keep you soaked with excitement all throughout the trek. Trekking in this region is a unique experience as the forests in this vicinity changes their colour according to the variations in temperature. The day’s trek will wind up as you arrive in Chopta (3,000m). Upon arrival at Chopta set out your tents for overnight stay. In the evening explore the magnificent view of the Himalayas. The surroundings of the Chopta grasslands are untouched and the nearby forests are ideal for little excursions, and relaxation! Overnight in tents.

 

Day 5 :- Chopta to Tungnath – Chandrashila Peak 12900 feet via Tungnath 11,975 ft & back to Chopta, 10-11 km approx, 6 to 7 hours.

After an early breakfast trek to Tungnath with packed lunch. Tungnath is situated at the height of 3680 mts from the sea level and is the highest Shiva temple in India. The trek is in excess of three kms. Enroute one passes amidst lush green meadows and one can see the entire range of snow capped Himalayas. Upon arrival at Tungnath Temple and visit the temple. After relaxation and lunch, a further ascent of one kms terminates at the Chandrasila peak. The view of not only the snow clad mountains, but also of all the green valleys and deep gorges visible from the mountain top are sights that one will remember for a lifetime; for some say – there is no other place quite like this location in the entire region. Retrace your foot steps back to Chopta for dinner and overnight stay.

 

Day 6:- Chopta to Haridwar By drive – 235 km ( 8 – 10 hour drive).

After an early breakfast drive to Haridwar. Upon arrival at Haridwar transfer to railway station.

Fees

9,300 + 9% service tax

Inclusions and Exclusions

Fees Includes

  1. Accommodation. (Guest house, Home stay, Camping)
  2. Meals while on trek (Veg.)
  3. Trek equipment’s.
  4. Permits
  5. First aid medical kits
  6. Qualified & experienced trek Leader, Guide and Support staff

Fees Excludes

  1. Any kind of personal expenses.
  2. Food during the transit.
  3. Insurance.
  4. Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
  5. Anything not specifically mentioned under the head Price Includes.

Payment

  1. Online on http://www.plusvalleyadventure.com/
  2. In Bank Account of Plus Valley Adventure.

Bank Details

  1. Account Name – Plus Valley Adventure.

A/c number – 915020032483908

Bank – Axis Bank LTD.

Branch – Paud Road

IFSC Code – UTIB0001894

(Note – Only Cheque deposits and NEFT transfers. No cash deposit)

  1. You can pay the cash in our Office. Receipt will be given to you.

Cancellation Policy

Please refer our website https://www.plusvalleyadventure.com/cancellation-policy/

Things to carry

  1. Warm shirt/ light micro fleece pullover/ full sleeve T-shirt
  2. Water resistant trekking pants (Dri-fit)
  3. Windproof/ water resistant jacket, down jacket with min 600 fill power rating
  4. Thick Fleece/ Full-sleeve sweater
  5. Thermal inner wear
  6. Woolen cap, Inner fleece gloves, outer water proof gloves
  7. Thick dri-fit woolen socks and regular socks
  8. Scarf/ muffler / multifunctional headwear (optional)
  9. Comfortable waterproof Trekking/ Hiking shoes with a thick sole, Camp shoes
  10. Gaiters
  11. Ice Grips / Winter Trax / Crampons
  12. Raincoat/ Poncho
  13. Small light weight towel
  14. Insulated water bottle and hydration pack (optional)
  15. Cap/ floppy, Sun glasses
  16. Sturdy walking stick/ trekking pole
  17. Sunscreen Lotion, Lip Balm
  18. Torch/ Flashlight (with extra batteries)
  19. Personal medication
  20. Personal toiletries

We are offering gear, assistance and a lot of free heartfelt expert advice to tackle your forthcoming Adventure.

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Advisory

1. Climatic conditions in the high altitudes vary from the plains; take adequate time to get acclimatized to high altitudes.

 

2. Pay heed to the trek leader or instructor in order to enjoy a safe and sound trekking experience.

 

3. Do not consume alcohol or any other intoxicants during the trek.
4. Avoid trekking during the nights.

 

5. Before undertaking the trek, consult a physician.

 

6. Carry basic medications and a first-aid kit during the trek.

 

7. The trek takes place through eco-friendly zone; do not encourage littering the local sites or campsites.

 

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CHOPTA CHANDRASHILA TREK

Chandrashila is summit of the Tungnath . It literally means "Moon Rock". It is located at a height of about 4,000 metres (13,000 ft) above sea level. This peak provides a spectacular view of Himalayas,especially Nandadevi, Trisul, Kedar Peak, Bandarpunch and Chaukhamba peaks.

9,300 +( service tax 9% )

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REGION :
Uttarakhand
SEASON :
winter
GRADE :
Moderate
MAX ALTITUDE :
13,100 Ft.
APPROX TREKING DISTANCE:
30 Kms
START POINT:
Haridwar
END POINT:
Haridwar
CONTACT:
917720080918