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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

Itinerary

Day 1:
Indore to Delhi by flight and board to Overnight Bus to Dehradun / Haridwar

Package Starts

Day 2:
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

Package Ends

Evening depart to Delhi by Train or any other means.

Day 7:
Morning Reach Delhi and transfer to Airport to get flight to Indore.

Cost Includs:

• 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.
• Insurance
• GST