This extremely scenic hike will take a couple of hours to reach Tungnath temple.After a brief stop for refreshments we trek further to the summit of Chandrashilla peak .The summit offers views of big Himalayan peaks like Nanda Devi, Trishul, Chaukhamba.
CHOPTA,DEORIATAL & CHANDRASHILA PEAK
Chopta Chandrashila Peak Trek – If one is looking at a short 5-day trek in the Himalayas then look no further. This is one of the most enchanting short treks and lies in the Garhwal region of Himalayas. This hike is in a protected area and hence there are minimal signs of civilization and abundance of flora & fauna, which adds to the beauty of the Chopta Chandrashila Trek.
Duration : 5 Days Haridwar – Haridwar)
Region : Garhwal (Uttarakhand)
Season : Apr – Jun & Sep – Nov
Grade : Moderate +
Max Alt : Chandrashila peak (4000m)
Accommodation : Tents
Indore to Delhi by flight and board to Overnight Bus to Dehradun / Haridwar
Haridwar – Kund (1350m) (Drive / 200 Kms) (6 – 7 Hrs)
We meet at Haridwar railway station at 7:00 a.m & be driven up to Kund.
This is an engaging drive all along the Ganga & Alaknanda river.
Enroute you will be crossing the holy towns of Rishikesh, Devprayag and Rudraprayag.
Evening we will go for a short hike by the riverside.
Overnight in tents.
Day 3 :
Kund (1350m) – Kakragad (Stream) – Makkumath – Chalkot (Drive / 25 mins) (Trek / 5 hrs)
Post breakfast we drive to the streams at Kakragad.
At Kakragad, one may choose to enjoy in the natural pools.
The hike past the forests & Himalayan villages will lead you to Makkumat(Winter seat of Tungnath Temple)
From Makku math, the vehicle will pick us up to be driven to Chalkot . Overnight in tents.
Day 4 :
Chalkot – Sari Deoriatal – Jhandi Dhar – Deoriatal – Sari – Chalkot (Trek / 5 – 6 hrs) ( Drive / 1 hr)
From the campsite, we drive to Sari, the starting point for our trek.
From Sari we begin the hike to Deoriatal, a high altitude lake.
Spending a couple of hours by this majestic lake, reflecting the Chaukhamba peak in its still waters.
Trek further to reach Rohini Bugyal, a beautiful forest trail in complete isolation.
From Rohini Bugyal the trail descends through a beautiful forest to reach the road head at Tali.
From where be driven to Chalkot campsite.
For those not keen on a longer Trek, can go for a shorter trek from Sari to Deoriatal & back to Sari (Trek/ 3 hrs). Overnight in tents.
Day 5 :
Chalkot – Chopta (2800m) – Tungnath (3680m) – Chandrashila peak (4000m) Chalkot / Kund (Trek / 4 – 5 hrs) (Drive / 50 mins)
We start the day by climbing up the slopes of the meadows in Chopta.
This extremely scenic hike will take a couple of hours to reach Tungnath temple.
After a brief stop for refreshments we trek further to the summit of Chandrashilla peak .
The summit offers views of big Himalayan peaks like Nanda Devi, Trishul, Chaukhamba.
From the summit we descend to Chopta & be driven to the lodge in Kund., Overnight in the tents.
Day 6 :
Kund / Chalkot – Haridwar (Drive / 200 kms / 6 – 7 hrs ),
participants can take your onward journey as per own choice
Evening depart to Delhi by Train or any other means.
Morning Reach Delhi and transfer to Airport to get flight to Indore.
• All meals beginning with Dinner on day 2 to Breakfast on day 6
• Transportation from Haridwar to Haridwar
• 3/4 season imported tents
• Fresh and clean Sleeping bags of very good quality
• Comfortable camping mattresses
• Mess Tent
• Camping stools & tables
• There will be 2 toilet tents [separate for gents and ladies] having portable toilet seats
• First Aid / Medical kit
Cost Doesn’t Include:
• Indore to Haridwar and Back Journey, Any Meals during travel.
• Accommodation in any other location not mention above
• Porter/mule charges to carry your personal bag
• Any meals/services not mentioned above
• Any charges for video cameras, still cameras, etc.
• Alcohol, soft drinks, beverages, etc.
• Personal expenses like tips, telephone calls, laundry, etc.
• Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances like landslides, road blocks, bad weather, etc.