Chopta Tungnath Chandrashila Trek




4 days

Chopta Tungnath Chandrashila Trek lies in the Himalayan region of Uttarakhand. The 3 days trek covers a lot of beautiful places in Uttarakhand like Chopta, Deorital, Tungnath Shiva temple, Chandrashila peak (4000m). Chopta is a small hill station in Uttarakhand comprised of meadows and evergreen forest with treks & camping. Chopta is known for its beautiful sunsets.

Deoriatal is a very beautiful emerald lake situated amid dense forests of Rhododendron. Perched at an elevation of 2438 metres above sea level, Deoriatal offers a reflection of mighty Chaukhamba peak in its crystal clear water. Tungnath or famously known as the Tungnath temple is a sacred temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located in the mountain ranges of the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand. Perched at an astonishing elevation of 3680 metres above sea level, this temple is the highest Shiva temple in the world.

Chandrashila also known as the Moon Peak is the peak situated above the Tungnath Temple at an elevation of 4000 metres above sea level. One can view mighty Himalayan peaks from the summit point of Chandrashila peak namely Mt. Nanda Devi, Chaukhamba Parvat, Kedar Dome, Bandarpoonch etc.

What is special about Chopta Tungnath Chandrashila Trek?

  • The trail being of easy grade, is suitable to every age group and people, as compared to other Himalayan treks
  • As compared to summit treks of Uttarakhand, it is the most easily accessible trek
  • It makes you reach, of Tungnath, The highest Shiva Temple in the world
  • The trek offers a complete 360-degree view of mighty Himalayan peaks
  • Achievement of summiting a Himalayan peak of 4000 metres without much stress.
  • You can easily spot some great Himalayan birds during the trail, especially Monal, the National Bird of Nepal on the trails to Tungnath and Chandrashila. If you are lucky Himalayan Tahr can also be spotted at times
  • This is few of the Himalayan Treks which is accessible throughout the year. Though from Dec to Feb the trek comes under moderate category due to heavy snow fall in the region

Things To carry on Trek (Basics Gears)

  • Backpack & Rain Cover (40-60 Liters)
  • Trekking Shoes
  • LED Torch
  • One Water Bottle (one litre)
  • Basic Medications (or prescribed if any)
  • Clothes
  • Trekking Jacket
  • Three (Five in winter) Warm Layers
  • Two trek pants (one Wear and one carry)
  • Two collared t-shirts
  • Thermals
  • Extra Pair of Clothes
  • woolen sweater
  • Accessories
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreens Lotion (SPF 50/70)
  • Lip Balm (SPF 30)
  • Sun cap/Normal Cap
  • Synthetic hand gloves
  • Five pair of Socks
  • Raincoat/Ponchos
  • Plastic cover (for wet clothes)

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