Chopta – Tunganath – Chandrashila is an exciting trekking trip for years. It is one of the best places for a trip to experience peace of mind and to purify your soul who comes under your budget. Tunganath Temple is situated at 12000 feet above the sea level amid oak, Rhododendron trees. The temple is the world’s highest Shiva Temple. The 1000 years old temple considered as one of the most ancient temples of the world.
Chandrashila is the summit of this trek. The actual meaning of Chandrashila is “Moon Rock“. It is located at a height of 13000 feet above sea level. According to mythology, this is the place where Lord Rama meditated after defeating the mighty Ravana, and the moon god “Chandra” spent time here in lamentation.
It is a favorite trekking route for all kinds of travelers. In summer the entire region fills with Rhododendron flowers while in winter the entire trek route covered by chilling snow. The snow-covered the mountain his two hands by giving him a proper different look that really a part of the attraction for THE TRAVELLERS that make the trip really astonish and consider the best place to visit or best place for trek with your friends & family.
The entire trekking route is a paradise for bird lovers. As you go through the vast green forest, there are high chances to spot many rare Himalayan birds and wild species. Golden-breasted eagles are frequently seen from the summit7
Here you will get a complete guide about this famous place for trekking with step by step necessary itinerary. About all the route like vise how to reach how maximum time you spend traveling what the best point, you have to capture in the trip. All under at very economical cost Only at Rs 3300 Only that help you out to take your budget at lower price increasing your fun, enjoyment help you to be a good tracker. All the below guidance help you to make an Under Budget Trip and Sab Se SastaTrek for you with a smile full of satisfaction on your face.
You can reach Haridwar from Delhi by bus by covering the on-road distance of 220 Kms. There are plenty of buses available for different ranges. The fare of this journey is in between 350 – 600 INR approximately. You have a great chance to include the River Rafting activity on your trip that really amazing. If you start your trip at night visit the Rishikesh in the morning so it can be possible to do with the river rafting before the evening comes. It may cost under 700 to 1500 INR as according to the area you have to cover.
Chopta Distance from Delhi: 404 Km
From Haridwar you have to take sit in another bus towards Kund for a distance of 200 kilometers. This journey costs 300 INR for a person. Kund is a small scenic village of Uttarakhand.
You have to take shared cabs from kund to Ukhimath which will cost you 20 INR per head.
From Ukhimath either you have to ride a bus or book a private taxi to finally reach Chopta. The bus costs you 50 INR/head and a taxi generally takes a 1000 INR.
This is the most hectic day of the entire trekking. You have to wake up early in the morning and get ready for a quite tough day ahead. After walking by a narrow rocky path of 4 kilometers you will reach Tunganath Temple. Tunganath is the highest Shiva temple in the world which is one of the “Panch Kedara“. Others are Kedarnath, Rudranath, Madhmaheswar, Kalpeshwar.
Almost a half kilometers before The Tunganath an isolated road branches off to Ravansheela. If you are really interested in mythological facts then you can spend an hour here. According to local people demon king, Ravana meditated here to please Lord Shiva. The place offers natural scenic beauty too.
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From Tunganath you have to trek a few more kilometres to reach the summit of the trek, Chandrashila peak.
From here you will get a mesmerizing 360° view of Garhwal and Kumaun ranges. Himalayan peaks like Nanda devi, Trishul, Nanda Ghunti, Kamet, Dunagiri, Kedardome, Gangotri ranges can be seen from here altogether. This is really an amazing view to see all these thing together and is the first memorable think add in your trip this is the place you must have to visit.
After fill your mind and soul it’s time to get back to chopta via same root which will takes maximum 2 hours.
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On the third day you have to trek approx 2.5 kilometers to Deoria Tal via Sari. Deoria Tal is a lake at an altitude of 7999 feet surrounded by snow-covered mountains you can carry the local bus to reach the place normally it cost you Rs.. 20 per head the snow mountain looks really amazing its such a photogenic place each and every moment is really memorable that captured in your mind in your cameras especially in your heart all these things give him a pride as best place to visit, best place for trek and an under budget trip all around india. The lake is famous for its pristine crystal clear water. You can see the snow covered Chaukhamba peak surrounded the lake along with lush green forest.
According to the locals it was also said that this lake was built by Bheem, who was strongest among the Pandavas, to appease his thirst, and Yudhister, who was the wisest, suggested Bheem to build his own lake.
You have to arrange an overnight stay here by your own tents and experience the amazing fun of camping, camp firing, dancing, playing gaming around firing and capture the moment as maximum as possible. You will be lucky enough if the night sky has a full moon. The tent having a big space it normaly cost you at fare 800 to 1200 per room in which 4 people can easily stay.
In Food you have to must try the beriyani of Chopta is really famous there otherwise the other things also good in taste. Food quality is totally good. You can get real vegetable momos there and you can surely consider the veg momos in the normal healthy diet.
This the most heart broken day of the trek as it’s the last day. On the way back from mountains your legs always gets tired and your same rucksack seems to be more heavier than the previous days.
You have to walk back to Sari in half an hour. Then you have to take a sit in a car and get back to Haridwar where all these are started. It’s a journey of about 235 kilometres which takes 8 to 9 hours by car and by bus.
Let’s end the trip with all the happy memories a lot of fun ultimate trek experience filled with natural beauty and with our well maintained budget comes under the searching words you really looking for before its starting Under Budget trek you can also said that Sab Se SastaTrek.
FAQ Related to Chopta Tunganath Trek
A distance from Delhi to Chopta Tunganath Trek is around 400 km via NH 44 as per Google info.
The best time to visit Chopta Tunganath Trek is April to November just because of pleasant weather.
In a minimal amount of 4000/- you can travel to Chopta Tunganath Trek from Delhi.
No, It is located in a remote region where getting network connectivity is very difficult.
You have to start trekking in the morning around 11 am because it takes 5-6 hrs.
The total distance of the Chopta Tunganath Trek is 10 km.