Uttarakhand is famous for its hill stations such as Mussoorie, Chopta, Almora, Nainital, Dhanaulti, Lansdowne, Valley of Flowers and Sattal etc. these are some unique hill stations of India, which are filled with greenery, snow-covered peaks and colorful flowers. The place of Chopta is very well known place in Uttarakhand. Due to the beauty of Chopta hills, it is called India's Mini Switzerland. On reaching Chandrashila, you can see Nanda Devi and beautiful scenes of the Himalayas. It is very evergreen forest area and part of the Kedarnath wildlife sanctuary. The place Chopta is a base for Trekking to Tungnath, and third temple of PanchKedar. The Chopta Trek brings the amazing natural view of the Himalayas; including the other vary popular Himalaya’s peaks like a Nandadevi, Trisul, Kedar Peak, and Chaukhamba Peaks etc.
Perfect for the excited Trekkers, the peak of Chandrashila is also bringing the undesirable values and this is the cause both the spiritual as well as the sporty Trekkers mark their presence at different seasons. The Chopta Chandrashila Trek is a very easy 3.5 km Trek from the place of Chopta; an ideal peak Trek for the nature as well as adventure lovers, the Chopta Trek is one of the wonderful choices at the Garhwal Himalayas Trekking.
The trekking from Chopta to Tungnath is a slow but sure climb. As you start you trek and get used to the weather situation, you can easily reach to the temple in couple of hours. The walk is easy and pleasant, the early half of the track passing through a mixed and dense forest of rhododendrons, conifers, lichens and ferns. As you move toward, the dense forest recedes to give way to meadows same as you left behind at Chopta. The both sides of way are flanked by gift of nature in form of green slopes, beautiful wild flowers etc. Before you reach your desired destination, you will find a beautiful small Ganesha Temple which is situated on a stony spur. The area is mostly attractive after the rainy days. However, before reaching the holy temple you will exceed through different eating places. Finally after couple of hours you reach your destination.
Chopta is one of the very popular a village located some 36kms from Gopeshwar and 254 kms from Rishikesh and approximately 450 kms from the capital Delhi. From Chopta, a trek of approximately 3kms leads to Tugnath and from there a kilometer trek further terminates at Chandrashila peak.f
Morning 7:30 meet our trekking team, and then drive to Sari which takes about 8 hours. The drive is spectacular and along the Ganga, Alaknanda and Mandakini rivers. En route visit at Devprayag. The historical town is situated on the confluence of river Alaknanda & Bhagirathi River which makes the holy Ganges. Reach Sari village and from here trek to the most beautiful Himalayan Lake Deoriatal. Arrive and camp near the lake. The rest of the day is to explore the area around this beautiful lake. After Dinner overnight stay in Tent at Deoriatal.
In the morning, wake up with a beautiful sunrise view on the snow covered Himalayan Peaks. After breakfast, we will drive to Chopta. And from there we will start our trek to Chandershilla .We start early in morning to reach the summit on time to see the panoramic view of the high Himalayan peaks. The trek is mostly a gradual ascent through the dwarf rhododendron bushes. You can watch most of the prominent peaks of the Garhwal Himalayas from Chandrashilla Top. Nanda Devi (7817Mtrs-the second highest peak of Indian Himalayas), Kedarnath, Trishul, Bandarpoonch etc are the prominent peaks visible from here. Explore the area and trek back to the camp at Chopta. Dinner and overnight stay in camp.
Morning after breakfast, we board our vehicle and drive back to Rishikesh. Tour ends upon arrival in Rishikesh with lifelong emories.