Garhwal Himalayas are filled with many undiscovered hikes and terrains. Every view at the top will leave you craving for more. Chandrashila trek with Tungnath at Chopta is one such exciting journey. Located at a height of 13000 feet, this is a must visit place on every wanderer?s list. Time to plan a trip to Chopta Tungnath Chandrashila from Haridwar.
Reach Haridwar railway station from Haridwar. You will be picked up at 6 AM from Haridwar railway station and we will begin our adventurous journey towards Chopta. On the way, you can enjoy visiting some of the iconic spots of Haridwar like - Ram Jhula, Laxman Jhula, Geeta Bhawan and Parmarth Niketan. Soon you will arrive at Mini Switzerland. Enjoy the cool weather and breathe fresh air of the hills. Chopta is perfect to get you a feel and look of the majestic Himalayan range. End your day with the delicious dinner at the hotel and have a good night sleep.
Tungnath is regularly frequented by Shiva followers because of the Mahadev temple there. The temple is even said to be linked to Pandavas, the heroes of Mahabharat. While visiting Tungnath you will come across amazing alpine meadows. Just one hour from Tungnath is Chandrashila. Chandrashila means -Moon Rock-. It is believed that moon god spent his time here and thus the place attracts villagers during Poornima and Amavasya. This is also known as the place where Lord Rama meditated to defeat Ravana. Freshen up and have dinner and enjoy your sleep in the comfortable camps.
Enjoy a refreshing morning with energetic breakfast at the camp. You will be next driven to Sari village which is approximately 10 Km from the camp. From there you will begin the trek to Deoria Tal. This is a 2.3 Km trek. Deoria is a heavily wooded place which has Himalayas as it-s backdrop. The place is perfect to have a view of snow capped mountains. We know it-s difficult to say goodbye. But it is time to depart for the last leg of your journey. You will be driven to Haridwar for your onward journey home.