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Chopta Tungnath trek is a relatively unexplored trekking destination, which is known for its mesmerizing scenic beauty. The trek towards Tungnath, the 3 from Tungnath takes you to Chandrashila, which is situated at an altitude of 4,000 meters above sea level.
Chopta is blessed with rich flora and fauna as it is located in the midst of dense forests, with a beautiful floor of rhododendrons, interspersed by deodar and pine trees. During the first one and half kilometers, you will pass through a sea of brightly coloured rhododendrons and silver oak forests. Following this the vista opens to green alpine meadows which take you to the Tungnath temple.
According to folklore, the arms of Lord Shiva are believed to have emerged here. On trekking a kilometer further ahead, you will reach the Chandrashila peak from where you get spectacular views of the snow capped peaks of the Himalayas glistening in the sun rays. The grassy meadows of the region make it an ideal spot for camping too.
Chopta is well-connected by roadways connecting Guptakashi and Gopeshwar. The weather is lovely and the views are simply breathtaking.
Best season: May to June and August to September
Duration: 3 Days
Altitude: 3680 m
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Traveller Tales from Dehradun
09 May 2015
Yes, the first few days were very impatient as we had to wait to make it to the Jaundhar Glacier. Then it came on the fourth day of trekking after we got to enjoy the lush beauty of the Har Ki Doon val...
28 July 2015
Wow, what an experience. The entire place is so beautiful, I have had the best pictures clicked, for a photographer this place is certainly a must. Great trek, great people - I'm definitely going to Ga...
03 June 2015
Everything about Har Ki Dun Trek started from a small discussion with all friends. All were ready to take this trek and once decided we were searching for a good and experienced organiser. Some of our ...
16 December 2018
Going for this package offered by Thrillophilia was one of the best decisions of my life. The place was pure magic. The tents were warm and nice and even decorated! It was wonderful living in the wild ...
29 February 2016
This was my second trekking experience in the Garhwal region. Truly a delight! the services provides before and during the trek is highly appreciable. The trekking is an amazing experience and is certa...
16 November 2015
Incredible experience, throughout the time I was trekking I just wished I could store each and every scenery in my mind forever. The local people are such happy and helpful. For me it was my dose of me...
15 November 2015
Beautiful landscapes, amazing scenery...what else you can expect! I did this trek last year along with my friends and we had such a fun time. the trek not that difficult - it just demands a steady stam...
05 December 2015
If you want to go for an easy trek in the Garhwal Himalayas, Har Ki Doon trekking will be the best option for you. When I did this trek with my friends, it was very wonderful. The terrains, the views, ...
13 November 2015
Did this trek, 2 weeks back and had an amazing experience. The trek guide Karan was very friendly and we all had a great time. This trek is total value for money. It was a little chilly so packing a to...
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