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Chopta Chandrashila Trek is a rare weekend trek where you have a blend of two treks. On the first day, you trek to the picturesque Deoria Tal. And on the second day, you climb to the Chandrsahila top, know for the best summit views among all trek.

Deoria Tal

Located at an altitude of 7998.6 ft in Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand Deoria Tal is an alluring destination for adventurers. It is surrounded by the luxuriant green forest with a panoramic view of the majestic Himalayan peaks. Some of them are Chaukhamba, Neelkantha, Banderpunch, Kedar range and the Kalanag.

Deoria Tal has a stunning view of the reflection of Chaukhamba peak on a clear morning. Short and easy trek of 3 km from Sari Village leads to the lake.

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Chopta-Mini Switzerland

Located at an altitude of 8790 ft and surrounded by forests, Chopta is a destination with so much to witness and relish. It is a part of Kedarnath wildlife sanctuary. And is also base for trekking to Tungnath and Chandrashila.

Chopta is like a paradise with lush green pastureland, tiny hamlets and majestic views of the Himalayas. Being located at just 165 Km from Rishikesh and easily accessible, it is one of the best weekend getaways.

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Chandrashila- Moon Rock

It is the summit of the Chandranath Parvat on which the Tungnath temple of Panch Kedar is located. The majestic Chandrashila summit serves as a vantage point that offers a heavenly panorama of the Great Himalayas.

This beautiful trek takes you through picturesque meadows, deodar forest and the holy shrine of Tungnath temple.

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With such stunning views and being in close proximity to Delhi, Chopta Chandrashila Trek is among the best weekend trek near Delhi.

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Day 0: Drive from Delhi to Rishikesh

  • Drive from Delhi To Rishikesh
  • Pick up Location –Akshardham Metro station
  • Pick up time – 11:00 pm
  • Total Distance – 250 Km
  • Time Taken – 6 Hours

The journey will start on day 0 at 11 pm. We will pick you up from Akshardham metro station and drive towards Rishikesh. We will reach Rishikesh by 5-6 am.

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Day 1: Rishikesh To Sari Village To Deoria Tal

  • Drive from Rishikesh To Sari And Trek  To Deoria Tal
  • Drive Distance: 190 km
  • Trek Distance: 3 Km (approx)
  • Time Taken: 2 hrs
  • Accommodation: Tents
  • Altitude: 6554 ft to 7999ft

From Rishikesh, we will continue our journey towards Sari Village.

The road to Sari village passes through Devprayag, Rudraprayag, Ukhimath reaching Sari Village at around 2 pm. The most notable stop on the way will be at Devaprayag- a town marking the confluence of Alaknanda and Bhagirathi river. The river will be in company with you throughout the journey.

On reaching Sari Village we will have a filling lunch. After lunch, you will be briefed about the trek and various do’s and don’ts while trekking. The trek from Sari village to Deoria Tal is easy with trek distance of just 3 km approx.

At the beginning of the trek, the trail climbs up and continues for almost 1 hour. Throughout this patch whole trail is rocky with the view of Sari village on your left side. You will also find a small temple beside the trail after 30 min.

After 1 hour of the trek, the trail enters the dense forest with lush green trees. This trails directly opens at Deoria Tal after 1 hr trek. We will reach Deoriatal campsite at around 5 Pm.

At the campsite, you will have evening snacks and then Dinner at 8 Pm.

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Day 2: Deoria Tal To Sari To Chopta To Tungnath- Chandrashilla To Chopta

  • Trek from Deoria Tal to Sari And Chopta To Chandrashilla
  • Trek Distance: 13 (approx)
  • Time Taken: 8-9 hrs
  • Accommodation: Tents
  • Altitude: 7,999 ft to  13,100ft

After early breakfast at 5 am, we will descend to Sari Village. At Sari village, you will be briefed about today’s trek and then we will drive for 45 min to reach Chopta. We will reach Chopta by 10 am.

By 10:15 am we will start trek to Tungnath shrine, the third temple of Panch Kedar. Initially, the trek is a little steep, but towards the last part of the trek, it is relatively flat.

Throughout the trek, you will have a picturesque view of green expanses of alpine meadows, a flock of sheep grazing, Himalayan birds and rare species of flora and fauna. Arriving at the holy shrine of Tungnath temple, one can witness age-old architecture and pay obeisance to it.

Here onwards, the ascend will be a steeper and will take around 1 hour to reach the Chandrashilla top. The peak offers a 360-degree view of the mighty Himalayan peaks of Trishul, Chaukhamba and Kedar. After spending some time, return to Chopta by 4 pm.

At Chopta you will be transferred to the camp for overnight stay.

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Day 3: Chopta To Rishikesh To Delhi

After early breakfast at 5 am we will drive back to Delhi via Rishikesh. You will reach Delhi by 8 pm.

  Inclusions:

1. Accommodation- Tents ( Double Sharing/ Triple Sharing)

2. Meals while on trek (Veg.) –

  • Lunch, Evening Snacks and Dinner on the first day.
  • Breakfast, Pack Lunch, evening snacks and Dinner on the second day.
  • Breakfast on the third day.

3. Transport from Delhi To Chopta and return.

  • Mode Of Transport will be a comfortable Innova car or Tempo Traveller depending upon the number of trekkers.
  • If there will be 6-7 trekkers then Innova car will be provided and if the number goes up to 10- 16 trekkers, then Tempo Traveller will be provided.

4. Trekking permits

5. Trek equipment (Tent, sleeping bag, mattress, kitchen & dinning tent, toilet tent.

6. First aid medical kits

7. Mountaineering qualified trek leader and support staff.

Exclusions

1. Meals during transit from Delhi to Sari village and return are not included.

2. Any personal expenses.

3. Mules to carry personal luggage.

4. Anything not specifically mentioned under the head.

March

21 Feb – 23 Feb   ( Departure on 20 Feb at 11 pm)

29 Feb  – 2 Mar   ( Departure on 6 Mar at 11 pm)

7 Mar – 9 Mar   ( Departure on 6 Mar at 11 pm)

14 Mar – 16 Mar  ( Departure on 13 Mar at 11 pm)

21 Mar – 23 Mar  ( Departure on 20 Mar at 11 pm)

28 Mar – 30 Mar  ( Departure on 24 Mar at 11 pm)

April

4 Apr – 6 Apr   ( Departure on 3 Apr at 11 pm)

11 Apr – 13 Apr ( Departure on 10 Apr at 11 pm)

18 Apr – 20 Apr ( Departure on 17 Apr at 11 pm)

25 Apr – 27 Apr ( Departure on 24 Apr at 11 pm)

Note:

  • You can customize the dates but there should be at least 6 or 12 0r 16 people
Yes, Chopta Chandrashila Trek is an easy grade trek and can be done by anyone with the help of proper guidance. In fact, it is the perfect opportunity for beginners to get exposure of Himalayan trek.
You will be provided dome tents at Deoria Tal on a twin sharing basis and swiss tents or guest house at chopta on twin/triple sharing basis depending upon your requirement.
Throughout the trek, organic vegetarian food will be provided. If you want non-veg food then inform us in advance but you have to bear the extra expenses for it.
The batch size will be – minimum 6 and maximum 20 trekkers.
At the campsite, toilet tents will be provided. In case you don’t feel comfortable in then you can use the homestay toilet which is just 5 minutes from the campsite.
At Sari, which is the starting point of the trek, all networks are available. On the trek route and campsite, Jio and Bsnl networks are available but not at every point.
Yes, this trek is completely safe for females.
Minimum age is 10 Years. However, minors aged between 10-17 years should be accompanied by parents or guardians. There is no limit on maximum age but if you exceed 60 years, carry a fitness certificate from your Doctor.
Drinking alcohol is not allowed throughout the trek. This is because when you drink alcohol your body gets dehydrated which can create a lot of problems for you on the trek.
You will reach Delhi by Monday evening around 8 pm.
You can book the trek until 3 days before the departure date. But you are advised to book the trek as soon as possible, as there will be limited seats for the trek.
You will find a Book Now tab on the trek page just below the trek fee. Click on the tab, fill the registration form and pay the trek fee.
Yes, you can customize the trek but there should be at least five or six people.
-Packing List For Summer

-Packing List for Winter

Basic trekking shoes which have high ankle, good sole and are water-resistant. Please click on the link for more info.
You will be provided Gaiters and microspikes, for trekking on snow.
Yes, trekking essentials are available on rent. Click on Link
  • Cancellations prior to 4 days from the start of the trek
    Book any other trek or get a 95 % refund.
    (Note: If the trek charges are more, the balance needs to be paid by the trekker)
  • Cancellations prior to 3 days from the start of the trek                                                         Book any other trek or get a 50% refund.
  • Cancellation less than 2 days to the start of the trek
    Transfer your trek to other dates otherwise No refund.

Note:-
1)- Change of trek batch is dependent on the availability of seats in the batch.
2)- In case of transferring a trek to a friend, he/she should satisfy all the mandatory requirements put forward by Hike Brothers.
3)- Hike Brothers holds the right to change/cancel the policies, without prior notice.

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Tour Reviews

4.50 based on 8 reviews
January 4, 2019

I visited Chopta during winters, I was surprised by the beauty of the place. Chopta and Deoriatal were completely under the snow, everything was white and it was a thrilling experience to trek in such weather. It was an awesome experience.

June 7, 2019

It was an amazing trek with Hike Brothers. Everything was good- transport, food, tents, guide. Deoriatal and chopta are so beautiful, you feel like never leaving the place. The best part is the view from the summit of Chandrashila. It was amazing. I suggest you must prefer Hike Brothers and do this trek too.

September 8, 2019

The whole trek was well organised by the Hike Brothers team. The whole place is beautiful too. A must visit place for weekends.

October 4, 2019

It was a great experience. The whole trek was easy and beautiful. Both Deoriatal and Chopta are amazingly beautiful. I have never seen such a place. Also, all the arrangements were well carried out by Hike Brothers team. Thanks a lot for such a great experience.

October 10, 2019

Been to chopta Chandrashila trek with hike brothers recently. This trek is a perfect weekend getaway for Delhiites as you can cover this trek in maximum 3 days. As this was my first Himalayan trek with hike brothers, they managed everything as per the requirement. All the staff and our trek leader was very motivating and cooperative.
Thanks to Hike brothers team for making my first Himalayan trek more memorable.

October 20, 2019

This was my 3rd Himalayan trek but first one with hike brothers. I really like their way of engaging all the trekkers with different learning activities at the campsite and even on the trek also. This gave lots of valuable memories and learning to me. Thank them for making trek more adventurous and experiential for all the trekkers.

November 27, 2019

I want to go there

December 18, 2019

The most economical trip with thrilling experience. Chopta Chandrashila was an amazing trip. Deori Tal is a wonderful spot once you complete the trek.
Our 3 days of tour was phenomenal with all the services including travel, food, accommodation and the most important, cooperation. The Hike Brothers understands your requirement and fulfils accordingly.

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