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Chopta to Chandrashila Trek - An Introduction

“Jobs Fill Your Pockets but Adventures Fill Your Souls”

A famous trek in the Garhwal Himalayas, Chopta to Chandrashila is an incredible method to find bliss in the Indian Himalayas. It is surely a heaven for distinctive trekkers. It is a noteworthy vantage point that offers 360 degrees all-encompassing perspectives of the strong Himalayas. This is an excellent trek, with trouble level evaluated as simple to direct.

Chopta to Chandrashila trekking gives gigantic perspectives of a portion of the noticeable crests in the Indian Himalayas including Chaukhamba, Kedarnath, Nandadevi, Trishul, Massif, Neelkanth, Bandarpuch, Yellow Tooth, Kalanag. This trekking in the garhwal Himalayas is frequently joined with Chopta, Tungnath, Chandrashila alongside Deoria Tal. Places in transit of this trekking visit are Rishikesh, Rudraprayag, Augustmuni, Ukhimath, Sari Village, Chopta.

Major Attractions of Chopta to Chandrashila Trek:-

Deoriatal: A wonderful lake at a height of 2,387 mtrs. and only 3 kms. from Saari Village. The trekking course is vigorously lush with lavish green trees like Rhododendron bearing totally red hued blooms like china ascended amid May-June. It is trusted that it was where strong Pandavas were asked inquiries by the Yaksha. There is strolling course around the lake cleared with a few rocks to make it agreeable for those ready to take parikrama (round stroll) of the lake.

Chopta: The 12 kms trek ahead to Deoria Tal prompts Chopta, 2900 mtrs. Chopta could be come to by street and its 34 kms from Ukimath, 36 kms from Gopeshwar, 254 kms from Rishikesh, 450 kms from Delhi. Chopta is for the most part base for trekkers who wish to trek Tungnath and Chandrasilla Summit. It is a little settlement and initiation point to third of Panch Kedar Tungnath and offers astonishing perspective of Himalayan Range including Trishul, Nanda Devi (the most consecrated mountain) and Chaukhamba. Chopta is rich in shifted widely varied vegetation and is arranged in the midst of thick timberland pine deodar and rhododendron.

Inclines of Chopta district is exceedingly good for snow skiing where Government is wanting to begin snow related amusements. A few exercises in Chopta that can be attempted are Camping and Trekking, Yoga, Survival Activity - Snow Trekking, Snow Skiing - Rock Craft, Rock climbing, Rappelling - Outdoor Games-Cricket, volleyball, Badminton, Football and so on.

Tungnath: The most noteworthy Shiva sanctuary on the planet and is one of the five and the most astounding Panch Kedar sanctuaries situated in the mountain scope of Tunganath in Rudraprayag area. Situated at an elevation of 3,680 m (12,073 ft), and just beneath the pinnacle of Chandrasila, Tungnath sanctuary is accepted to be 1000 years of age and is the second in the pecking request of the Panch Kedars. It has a rich legend connected to the Pandavas, saints of the Mahabharata Epic.

Chandrashila: Chandrashila is 2 kms ahead and summit of the Tungnath. It truly signifies “Moon Rock”. It is situated at a tallness of around 4,000 meters (13,000 ft) above ocean level. This pinnacle gives a fabulous perspective of Himalayas, particularly Nandadevi, Trishul, Kedar Peak, Bandarpuch and Chaukhamba Massif tops. There are different legends related with this place.

As indicated by one of the well-known legend, this is where Lord Rama thought in the wake of vanquishing the evil spirit ruler Ravana. Another legend says that moon-god Chandra invested energy here in compensation.


How to reach Chopta from Delhi by train?

Rishikesh lies at a distance of 200 Km from Chopta, you can reach Rishikesh from Delhi or any other part of the country by train. Then you have to complete your journey from Rishikesh to Chopta by road.

Best time to visit Chopta valley

Best time to visit Chopta valley is during the summer, due to the pleasant weather. The months of July, August and September are recommended.

Chandra shila peak height?

4,000 m

When is Chopta snowfall time?

Tungnath temple and Chandrashila are have snowfall from December to March.


Chopta to Chandrashila trek is one of the most famous treks of the Garhwal Himalayan Ranges. Filled with lush green beauty of nature and enticing adventure of the high altitudes makes it stand out among all the treks. Keeping a pious note about this place the Tungnath has religious importance as a pilgrimage.