Chopta Tungnath Trek

21st Jan 2021
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Day 0 – Drive to Delhi-Chopta

-Pickup from Kausambi metro station at 8 pm

-Overnight journey to Chopta

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Day 1

Day 1:- Chopta Visit

-Reach Chopta and check into your camps.

-Freshen up and relax for sometime.

-Post that explore the enchanting medows of the village.

-You will be served with evening snacks.

-Enjoy bonfire later in the evening and have your dinner.

-Overnight stay in the camps.

Photo of Chopta, Uttarakhand, India by IndianExplorer
Day 2

Day 2:-Chopta to Tungnath, Chandrashilla Top and back to Chopta

-Trekking Time- 7-8 hour

-Altitude- 13,100 ft.

-Wake up early in the morning.Have your Breakfast.

-We commence the hike today early morning. Starting in the wee hours of dark will let us have a beautiful sunrise experience from Tungnath top. The trek runs on a well-defined concrete-bound trail from Chopta to the temple.

-Today, the hike will be fraught with steep climbing challenges with sharp turns to cross by. There will be other shrines on the way, of which a particular temple with a flagpole is notable.

-This one comes after the 10th bend of the road and marks the opening of a splendid view of Chandrashila up ahead. From here, you will also get a clear vision of a connecting peak to Chandrashila. This one is named Ravanshila.

-In the winter, you will find snow from here. The 11th bend marks the entryway to Tungnath above which the splendid Chandrashila peak towers at 12, 083 ft. The route to the peak bends from behind the temple complex.

-At the end of a steep and arduous climb, the summit will be reached with a 360-degree view of the Garhwal and Kumaon mountains welcomingly lying ahead. Notable peaks in this panorama of grandeur are—Nanda Devi, Trishul, Nandaghunti, Dronagiri, Chaukhamba, and Kedar. Glimpses of the Thalaysagar and Gangotri ranges too could be made out at the edges.

-Enjoy magnificent views of Chaukhumba peak

-Trek down to Sari village ,have Lunch and we will start our journey back to Delhi

Photo of Tungnath, Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand, India by IndianExplorer

Day 3

Day 3:- Drive to Chopta- Deoria tal

-Post Breakfast ,we will checkout from the camps and drive back to Sari village.

-From Sari village ,we will start our trek to Deoria tal

-Its a 2.2km trek.

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Day 4

Day 4 – Chopta to Delhi

-Reach Delhi next morning with memories to cherish and a promise to come back.

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