Kedarnath Chopta Trek, Kedarnath is a Hindu Temple dedicated to lord Shiva and is situated in the rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand. It is the most sacred temple of lord Shiva and is open for a limited period of six month only due to extream weather condition. The temple is not accessible by road and one has to trek a distance of 17 km starting from Gaurikund the temple was built by Pandavas and is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga the holiest Hindu shrines of lord Shiva.


CHOPTA:- Chopta is a small hill station in uttarakhand comprised of meadows and evergreen forest with trek & camping chopta is known for its sunset beauty .

TUNGNATH:- Tungnath is famously known as the tungnath dedicated to lord Shiva this temple is the highest shiva temple in the world and highest among the other panch Kedar temple

CHANDRASHILLA:- Chandrashilla also known as the moon peak is the peak situated above the tungnath temple one can view mighty himalayan peaks from the summit point of chandrashilla peak namely .mt nanda devi ,chaukhambha,Bandarpunchh etc..

Highlights of Kedarnath Chopta Trek

  • Region :- Uttarakhand (Rudraprayag)
  • Duration :- 4Night/5Day
  • Grade :- East to moderate
  • Max Altitude :- 11800feet/13200feet
  • Start point :- Haridwar
  • End point :- Haridwar
  • Air Port :- jolly grant airport Dehradun
  • Best Season :- May to November
  • Food: Meals while on trek (Veg.)
  • Stay :- Guest house/Home stay/Camping

Short Itinerary of Kedarnath Chopta Trek

Day 1:- Haridwar to Guptakashi (220km/8hr)
Day 2:- Guptakashi to kedarnath(15+16km+/5hr)
Day 3:- Kedarnath to chopta(16+34km drive)
Day 4:- chopta to (Tungnath , chandrashilla) chopta
Day 5 :- chopta to haridwar (185km)/6hr

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)