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  • 01Chandrashila Trek with Chopta-tungnath 2017

    Chandrashila Trek with Chopta-tungnath 2017
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    • lHaridwar
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    About the destination:

    Nestled amidst the astounding Himalayas is the famous treks for adventure junkies that is Chandrashila Trek with Chopta- Tungnath which acts as the gateway to the vibrant colours in the Himalayas. It is a favourite trekking route for all kinds of travelers as well especially in summer when the entire region will be filled with rhododendron flowers and of course when the whole region would be blanketed by spine chilling snow cover in winter.

    The unwinding trails to Chandrashila via Chopta and Tungnath will show you the major peaks of Western and Eastern Uttarakhand and they are the tallest ones in the region. As every trekker has shared his experience about watching the peaks from the top of Chandrashila summit, it is a blessed feeling. Mainly Chandrashila trek goes through the enchanting Deorital Lake and then to a stunning valley and peaks proceeding to the vast forest greenery with high chances to spot many rare birds and wild species.

    Tungnath is always the starting point of the Chanadrashila summit trek which possesses a captivating beauty with the help of many deodar and rhododendron forests. Chopta has myriad collection of pictorial sights to bewitch the visitors which is marvelously engulfed by huge vegetation in spring and summer. During winter it would be appealing to all eyes since the thick cover of snow will be an amusing part of the region.

    About the trek:

    Here is a 4 day 3 nights Chandrashila trek with Chopta-Tungnath starting from Haridwar. Sari is the base camp of the trek from where you will be easily connected to Deorital located at a height of about 2438 meters. Deorital trek would amuse you definitely, for it is the most visited lake with enthralling sights around it and then you will also be getting the mind-blowing sunset views from Chaukhamba Peak on the way. Chopta as a destination is reverberating, because of the largely vivacious patches of pine, oaks and rhododendron are quite alluring to watch. From 3000 meters height above sea level, one will be entertained by the visibility of Himalayan ranges pretty closer.

    Chopta to Tungnath would also be an exciting trekking trip since the short trek has tricky trails to make you happy as well as anxious. The holy Tungnath temple is situated at 3400 meters above sea level. It is the right space to experience peace of mind and even do meditation to rejuvenate yourself by absorbing the pure radiance from the sun coming in between the swaying trees. Chandrashila Summit trek will also be happening on the same day that is almost near to Tungnath but at a height of about 3600 meters. Kedar, Chaukhamba and some of the other major peaks come closer to you while you are on the top portion of Chandrashila. Golden-breasted eagles are a normal sight from the summit.

    This trek is comparatively easy making it suitable for beginners and also for children. Yet, advanced trekkers would also find it quite interesting passing by the thick green forests and watching the snow-clad peaks at the distance. Normal fitness is only necessity to do this trek and those who love nature deeply would get a feast to their eyes with this closer to nature trek and the sights will be varying depending on the season you choose.

    On the last day of the trek, you will be travelling back to Haridwar watching the beautiful Alakananda and other rivers. While you take this trekking expedition, you will be walking for 6-7 hours on an average every day but it will be really smooth and soothing for your body and mind, truly.

    Highlights:

    - The summit views including the high mountain peaks in the Himalayas with snow-caps on them are the major highlight of the trek.

    - Birding is a favourite activity that keeps inviting nature lovers in plenty to the region.

    - Peaceful lakeside picnic can be the best to do with your family watching the blossoms in the forest ranges around.

    - Watch the valleys with small houses and experience the stay at Himalayan eco-lodges and huts.

    Quick Facts:

    Temperature: Day: 8°C-15°C and Night: -5°C-3°C

    Maximum Altitude: 12,083 ft

    Difficulty Level: Easy To Moderate 

    Railway Station: Haridwar is the nearest railway station 

    Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun

    Base Camp: Sari Village (6 hrs drive from Haridwar)

    ATM: Last ATM is in Ukhimath, around 13 km before Sari.

  • 02Chopta Chandrashila Trek, Uttarakhand

    Chopta Chandrashila Trek, Uttarakhand
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    • lHaridwar
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    About the Destination:

    Engage in a short and sweet trekking activity that unravels to you the charm of Himalayas. A quaint hamlet in Uttarakhand, Chopta is steeped in natural beauty with lovely meadows and ringing thick forest. During the Chopta Chandrashila Trek in Uttarakhand, you will also be visiting the Shiva temple of Tungnath. Perched at 3470m, it is the highest place of worship positioned in the Garhwal region. Also, get the opportunity to conquer the Chandrashila summit that towers at 3650 m. The top treats with sweeping views of the entire horizon.

    All along, you will be accompanied with breath-taking sights of frosted peaks. Enjoy camping by the lovely Devariyatal Lake. The trail to the top is a thrilling one as you make your way through bountiful forests and rhododendron bushes. The spectacular sight of Kedar Mountain Range adds to the experience.


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