CHOPTA TREK (THE MINI SWITZERLAND)
The Chopta Chandrashila Trek 2017, which can be journeyed all throughout the year, is considered as one of the best moderate treks in the Indian Himalayan region. If you are looking for chopta tungnath chandrashila Trek Package then your search ends here. If you are looking for a short getaway amid the Himalayan range, with no civilization around you, the Chandrashila Peak Trek is an ideal trek for you. Set in the Garhwal Himalayas, the trek is in a protected area which means there is minimal civilization and lots and lots of flora and fauna to explore. In the first leg of the trek, we hike up to Deoriatal. This is a beautiful lake at an altitude of 2438 m and has captivating surroundings with forests all around.
COST OF THE TRIP – Rs. 9,500/- Per Person (Sharing Basis) + 9% GST
DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION – Haridwar to Haridwar
DAY 01: Haridwar – Sari (2000m) Drive/210 kms/6-7 hrs
We will meet at Haridwar at 7:00 am and then head for a long drive uptill the Sari. We will be driving, for the most part, along the Ganga and Alaknanda rivers, driving through Rishikesh, Devprayag, Srinagar, Karnprayag, before we take the turn for the Mandakini valley. At dusk we will take a short hike to stretch our muscles and gear up for the trek tomorrow before we settle in for an overnight stay at the lodge.
DAY 02: Sari (2000m) – Deoriatal (2438m) Trek/4-5 hrs
Our trek will begin with a walk through a few villages and a small temple town, Ukhimath, after which we will make our way through an enchanting mixed forest, abundant in bird life. After a hike, which is mostly uphill, we will reach Deoriatal lake by afternoon, spend the rest of day exploring the calm surroundings, bird watching and clicking a good many photographs. Overnight stay in tents.
DAY 03: Deoriatal (2438m) – Chopta (2800m) Trek/4-5 hrs
A series of ascents and descents will follow after we walk on a ridge and although it will be gradual, it will be a lot of fun as we encounter mixed forests with oaks, pines, rhododendrons, etc. Today, we also get a view of the snow-capped Himalayan peaks. On reaching our destination for the day, Chopta, we will relax. The sunset at Chopta is a photographer’s paradise so keep your camera handy! Overnight stay in tents.
DAY 04: Chopta Circuit Trek/4-5 hrs
Today’s trek will be in dense forests and
DAY 05: Chopta (2800m) – Tungnath (3680m) – Chandrashila peak (4000m) – Kund Trek/4-5 hrs & Drive/1 hr
A short and scenic, but difficult climb, up the slopes of the meadow will take us to Tungnath temple. The most striking views at Tungnath temples are the golden meadows and a panoramic view of the lofty mountains and valleys. We will do a quick stop for refreshment and rest and then resume our trek to reach the summit of the Chandrashilla peak which rests at an altitude of 4000 m. Our efforts to reach the summit will be rewarded with a glorious sight of the most majestic of the Himalayan peaks – namely, Nanda Devi, Trishul, Chaukhamba, etc.Your mind will work as quick as your photograph as it will store all these unforgettable memories. After a while, we will head back to Chopta, get into our vehicles and ride for an hour to reach Kund where we will refresh ourselves with a shower and hot dinner. Overnight stay at the lodge.
mountains which allow you relax and enjoy wildlife and nature of Chopta. Overnight stay in tents.