Chopta is one of the most favorite trekking destinations in Uttarakhand. From Chopta trek to Tunganath, Deoriatal and Chandrashila to experience the beauty of Himalaya. The trekking route is picturesque, which offers clear view of the snow-capped mountains. The towering peaks like Chaukhamba, Neelkantha, Banderpunch , Kedar range and Kalanag are evidently visible . Chopta Deoriatal Tunganath Chandrashila trek is an easy yet beautiful and enchanting trek in Uttarakhand Himalayas
Accommodation in Tent/trekker's hut | 14 km of trekking | Experienced Local guide and support staff
Small Group| Nutritious Vegetarian Food | Bonfire | Visit to Tunganath Temple and holy Deoriatal lake
Fixed Departure| Customizable as per the requirement | Haridwar to Chopta transportation on request
Famous Temples at Haridwar, Rishikesh & Tungnath, Confluences, Crystal Clear Lake, Snow clapped Himalayan Peaks and many more.
Low altitude trek with cavernous gorges, spacious views, vibrant colors. Dazzling variation in scenery
Snow clapped peaks, murmuring Waterfalls, lush green meadows & Mountain Goats.
Rare glimpses of an ancient culture of local people
Wide angle views to Chaukhamba & Kedarnath Peak. Possible sightings of local wildlife.
Start from haridwar and reach Sari. The distance to be traversed is 220 km by Car. On the way pass through Rishikesh, Devprayag, Rudraprayag, Karnaprayag, Chamoli, Gopeshwar and finally reach Sari. In last leg of today's journey yo wind up inside the Kedarnath Musk deer Sanctuary. The entire drive can take around 10 - 11 hours with a break or two. Night stay in Tourist Rest House / Lodge at Sari.
Today you explore the beautiful Deoriatal . The place is definitely a worth to spend a full day and helps in acclimatization also. This is your 2nd day of Chopta trek and you wake up early in the morning to see the sunrise. After having breakfast go for a trek to the lake and spend nice quiet time by this high altitude beautiful lake. The area is full of Rhododendron and Oak trees. Overnight stay at Deoriatal in Trekker's hut style Dhaba
Hike back to Sari from Deoriatal and then drive to Chopta. 3 Km trek from Devriatal to Sari will take around 2 hours and then 1 hour of driving. Trekking around beautiful Chopta Valley in afternoon. Night stay in small Dhaba/lodge at Chopta.Tunganath. Tunganath is above treeline so gives a great view of surrounding. Overnight stay at Tunganath at Lodge / Trekker's hut style Dhaba.
Hike to Chandrashiia, approx. 1.5 Km above Tunganath temple. Watch the spectacular sunrise and return to Tunganath. In afternoon start your descend to Chopta. Its a gentle descent of 4 Km and may take 2 -3 hours. Night stay at Dhaba / Small lodge in Chopta.
Watch spectacular sunrise from Chopta. Board the car that awaits at the roadhead at Chopta for your return journey to Haridwar and drive through Ukhimath while following the Mandakini river which is coming from Kedarnath. Take a halt to see Guptakashi town which is visible entirely in length and breadth in front of magnificent Kedarnath peak. You reach Rudraprayag, then cross Rishikesh and reach Haridwar by evening (7 pm).
What to carry
Chopta TunganathTrek Requirements
How to Reach Chopta
Transportation to Sari / Chopta can be arranged on request basis. However, for the return journey from chopta, if the group requests for prearranged transportation, we will arrange for private jeeps till Haridwar. Participants will bear the cost of transportation for bothway journey
Terms and Condition
This is a weather based activity. So depending upon weather the activity may be cancelled without any prior notification
Your journey will start from Haridwar/Dehradun for Chopta Deorital Tunganath trek. All the points to point distances are mentioned below
Chopta Tunganath trek is an all season trek. In summer though it is generally hot and may not be conducive for trekkers who are looking for chilly temperature. Temperature at Chopta during summer generally revolves around 20-25 degree centigrade in daytime. In winter you can expect 5 - 10 degree centigrade in daytime and subzero temperature at night. Tungnath temple and Chandrashila remain covered with snow from December to March
In monsoon Chopta receives a good amount of rainfall. If you are trekking to Chopta during monsoon the go prepared with raincoat / Poncho, Rucksack cover, extra pairs of clothes etc.
Chopta Deoriatal Tunganath Chandrshila trek is a very beautiful trek through different Bugyals. Tunganath rests above the treeline and is a serene place to introspect. In such a scenario, you won't find any urbanly washroom facility while trekking. At all the accommodation points very basic toilet facilities are available for trekkers. Those facilities are common and not personal. Also, no question of running water in washroom.
We do not provide any assurance for safety at any point of time. Chopta Deoriatal Tunganath trek is an easy Himalayan trek which mostly involves hiking throughout the trail. You will be guided by local guide and support staffs who have ample knowledge of local routes. We advice all the trekkers not to carry any valuables while trekking and take care of their belongings.
Food will be nutritious vegetarian north Indian style food and will be served as per the frequency stated in the inclusion.
You can fill your water bottle at the start of the day from the lodge/trekker's hut. If you want packaged drinking water then you can buy the bottles wherever available and carry along
Trekkers who are minor must trek with their parents or carry a letter of consent to trek alone or without any guardian. However it is not the organizer's responsibility to check the age.
Trekkers are required to reach Haridwar by 7 AM in the morning as the journey to Chopta from Haridwar takes approx. 10-11 hours. On last day trekkers are requested to arrange their return journey from haridwar after 7 PM in evening. They will be back at Haridwar by 7 o'clock evening on last day
Tunganath Temple at Chandrashila peak is the highest point of Chopta Trek. Tungnath temple is situated above normal treeline and receives heavy snowfall in winter. December to March is perfect timing for Snow Chopta Deoriatal Tunganath trek.
This is an easy Himalayan trek perfectly fit for beginners and Himalaya lovers. The last day hike to Tunganath is a bit steep than usual.