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About Chopta Tungnath & Deoriatal Trek

Chopta, Tungnath and Deoriatal Trek are amongst the most desirable places to go on trek. Novice trekkers many times choose to commence their trekking adventures from this location due to Tungnath’s significance as a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, attracting worshippers and devotees seeking blessings and spiritual experiences. According to Hindu Mythology this temple of Lord Shiva is the highest temple and considered approx 1000 years old. This temple situated in Uttarakhand is connected with the popular Hindu epic namely Mahabharata. Tungnath also holds its place among the revered Panch Kedar temples. The Tungnath Mahadev Trek starts from Chopta, which is a small village elevated at an altitude of 8,790 feet (2,679 meters) above sea level. This trek is suitable for beginners and is easy on the basis of difficulty level.

From Tungnath the trek continues forward to Chandrashila Peak. which stands at an elevation of 3,700 meters (12,100 feet). The trek to Chandrashila involves a steep climb but is well worth the effort for the panoramic vistas it offers. At the summit, trekkers are greeted with unparalleled views of snow-capped peaks, including Nanda Devi, Trishul, Chaukhamba and Kedar Dome as well as the enormous tract of the Garhwal Region. Chopta Tungnath, Deoriatal trek is extremely beautiful and known for its scenic beauty. It passes through some wonderful forests and affords excellent views of the snow clad peaks.

Route for Chopta Tungnath & Deoriatal Trek

Popular route of Chopta Tungnath and Deoriatal Trek:

Start Point- The journey for Chopta Tungnath trek from Delhi marks the beginning of the trek, leading you to the ultimate destination where adventure and nature’s beauty await.

Chopta to Tungnath- The first leg of the trek involves hiking from Chopta to Tungnath. Tungnath is popular for having the highest Lord Shiva temple in the world. It's relatively a moderate level trek with well defined paths.

Tungnath to Chandrashila- After reaching Tungnath, numerous trekkers choose to extend their journey to Chandrashila peak. Chandrashila offers breathtaking views of the surrounding Himalaya peaks, including Nanda Devi, Trishul and Chaukhamba.

Tungnath to Deoriatal- After exploring Tungnath and Chandrashila, trekkers descend back to Chopta and then head towards Deoriatal. Deoriatal is a beautiful lake with lush greenery and snow-capped peaks. The trek from Chopta to Deoriatal is comparatively easy and it takes 2-3 hours to reach.

Deoriatal to Sari Village- From Deoriatal trekkers descend further to the village of sari. It's a relatively short trek downhill from Deoriatal to sari.

End point- The trek concludes at Sari Village, where trekkers can arrange transportation to nearby towns and cities.

Places to visit near Chopta Tungnath & Deoriatal

There are a lot of beautiful places to visit during the trek of Chopta, Tungnath and Deoriatal

Chopta- Chopta is itself a beautiful hill station offering spectacular views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks. Trekkers can explore the lush green pastures, visit nearby temples or simply enjoy the serene environment.

Tungnath Temple- The Tungnath Temple is one of the best parts of the trek. It's the highest Shiva temple in the world and holds religious significance. The Temple along with its picturesque surrounding is a must visit for trekkers.

Deoriatal- The ascent to Deoriatal is the highlight of the region guiding to an immaculate lake surrounded by towering peaks. The tranquil water of the lake offer stunning reflection of surrounding mountains, making it an ideal spot for photography and relaxation.

Chandrashila Peak- Chopta Chandrashila Trek is the top peak mountain. If trekkers want to extend their trek from Tungnath. They can have a panoramic view from the Chandrashila Peak of the Himalayas including Nandadevi, Trishul, Kedar Peak, Bandarpunch and Chaukhamba Peaks.

Ukhimath- Ukhimath is a small town near Tungnath, it is known for its venerable temples. Throughout the time of winters, the idols from Kedarnath Temple and Madhyamaheshwar are brought to Ukhimath and worshiped there for six months.

Sari Village- Sari Village is the starting point of the trek to Deoriatal, it is a pleasantly old-fashioned Himalayan hamlet with traditional wooden houses and terraced fields.

Rudraprayag- Rudraprayag is a town known for its revered temples and pristine natural beauty. It is one of the five confluences (Panch Prayag) that is connected with river Alaknanda and Mandakini.

Deoriatal Lake- Deoriatal Lake is deemed as the sacred lake in Hindu Mythology, it's a serene lake surrounded by dense forests, snow-capped peaks and a great spot for camping and bird watching.

Things to do in Chopta Tungnath & Deoriatal

Chopta, Tungnath and Deoriatal offer a wide range of activities for visitors seeking adventure, spirituality or simply a retreat into nature. Here are some of the things to do in these destinations:

Trekking- Chopta serves as the base camp for several treks including Tungnath, Deoriatal and Chandrashila. Trekking in the midst of the beautiful landscapes of Chopta is a popular activity for adventure enthusiasts.

Camping- Spend a night under the starry sky amidst the serene surrounding of Chopta. Camping is the best way to immerse yourself in nature and experience the tranquility of the Himalayas.

Photography- Capture the serene surrounding, picturesque landscapes, lush green meadows, breathtaking vistas of snow-capped peaks and vibrant rhododendron forest. These destinations offer countless opportunities for photographers to capture the stunning shots of the Himalayan landscape.

Nature Walks- Take leisurely walks amidst the dense forests surrounding these destinations. Enjoy the fresh mountain air, listen to the melodious chirping of the birds and admire the natural beauty of the Himalayas.

Best Time To Visit Chopta, Tungnath and DeoriaTal

Spring (March to May)- Spring brings pleasant weather with clear skies, making it an ideal time for trekking and Outdoor activities. The surrounding valleys are adorned with colorful flowers and enhance the beauty of the region. Temperature during this time is moderate with 10 C to 25 C, providing comfortable conditions for exploration.

Summer (June to August)- Although summers can be warmer, especially in June, it is still a good time to visit for those who prefer milder weather. The region has occasional showers in summers, resulting in lush greenery and blooming flora. June might witness some crowds due to summer vacations but July and August are comparatively quieter.

Autumn (September to November)- Autumn is another best time to visit as the weather remains quiet and the skies are generally clear. The foliage starts to change colors, creating beautiful landscapes, especially in October and november. This period also offers good visibility of mountain views, making it even more good for photography enthusiasts.

Winter (December to February)- Winter brings snowfall to the region, making it into a winter wonderland. Chopta and Tungnath receive heavy rainfall during this time, making it ideal for snow trekking and skiing enthusiasts. Deoriatal may also receive snowfall, adding to its charm.

FAQs for Chopta Tungnath and Deoriatal Trek

1 What is the best time to visit Chopta Tungnath?

The best time to visit Chopta Tungnath is during the months of March, April, May and September, October, November.

2 When there will be snowfall Chopta?

Snowfall takes place during the month of December, January, February in the winter season.

3 How difficult is Tungnath trek?

Tungnath trek is of easy to moderate level of difficulty.

4 How far is Deoriatal from Chandrashila?

Deoria tal is 24.9 kilometer far from Chandrashila.

5 What is the distance between Rishikesh to Chopta?

Distance between Rishikesh and Chopta is 171.3 kilometers. It takes around 5 hours to reach Chopta from Rishikesh.

6 What is the cost of the Chopta Tungnath trek?

The cost of the Chopta Tungnath Trek may vary depending upon the trip package you purchase.

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Itinerary

Day 0

Delhi To Chopta | Overnight Journey

  • Assemble at boarding point in Delhi - Akshardham Metro Station and meet your Trip Captain.
  • Start an overnight journey to Chopta and socialize with your co-travellers.

Day 1

Devprayag Sangam | Chopta Arrival

  • Enroute Chopta, we will take a pit stop at Devprayag in early morning to witness the beautiful confluence of Bhagirathi & Alaknanda rivers ultimately becoming Ganga river.
  • Further we will take a halt around Rudraprayag to grab a satisfying breakfast and continue our journey towards Chopta.
  • After arriving in Chopta Valley, check-in to our scenic property, freshen-up and have some leisure.
  • Go for a forest walk and absorb in the charming Himalayan beauty.
  • In the evening, enjoy warm bonfire and mouth-watering snacks under a million stars.
  • Savour home-style cooked dinner and overnight stay in camps/hotel.

Day 2

Trek to Chandrashila via Tungnath Mahadev Temple
  • Wake up early to witness the beautiful sunrise and post breakfast, drive to the starting point of our trek.
  • Begin your trek to Tungnath - one of the Panch Kedar and World’s highest temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.
  • Trek further to magnificent Chandrashila Peak situated at 13,000 ft (if weather & conditions permits) and gather for an #InstaPerfect group picture.
  • Trek back to Chopta village and drive back to our property and have some leisure.
  • Savour home-style cooked dinner and overnight stay in a camps/hotel.

Day 3

Drive To Sari Village | Trek To Deoriatal | Depart For Delhi
  • Wake up to a peaceful mountain morning and post breakfast, drive to Sari Village.
  • Begin your trek to mesmerising Deoriatal Lake.
  • Trek back to Sari village and post lunch start-off your return journey to Delhi.
  • Take a halt at Rishikesh in the night to explore the local market, go for cafe hopping, visit temples and serene Ganga ghats (if time permits).

Inclusions

  • Transportation from Delhi to Delhi: Tempo Traveler/Cab.
  • Accommodation on Sharing Basis: Swiss Camps/Homestay.
  • Experienced and cool Trip Captain/Trek Guide.
  • Bonfire (if weather permits) during the stay and local explorations as per itinerary.
  • Veg Meals: Dinner (2), Breakfast (2) and Evening Snacks (2), starting from Evening Snacks on Day 1 to Breakfast on Day 3.
  • Driver allowances, toll taxes, parking, state taxes.

Exclusions

  • Any extra meals apart from the ones mentioned under inclusions.
  • Travel Insurance, items of personal nature like porterage, tips, laundry etc.
  • Any entry fees, extra expenses for optional activities , room heaters or tickets, unless quoted in Inclusions.
  • Cost of snow-chained or 4*4 Vehicle if needed due to heavy snowfall.
  • Any other costing involved due to circumstances like natural calamity, weather conditions, riots, roadblocks, landslides or any other forced circumstances which are out of our control.
  • GST (5%) is applicable extra.
  • Anything which is not mentioned in the above inclusions.

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