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  • Trip introduction

    This unique itinerary allows you to enjoy the gorgeous mountain scenery of Chopta, with all the comforts of a lodge stay. At a picturesque mountain lodge in the far corners of the hills, you can spend your days at leisure, enjoying beautiful views of the greenery. You can also head out to explore the landscape with day treks to nearby destinations like Deoriatal, a high-altitude lake, Tungnath, the highest Shiva temple in the world, or the Chandrashila peak, a 13,000 feet tall summit.

    Destination

    You'll be staying at a scenic mountain lodge in the hillside village of Sari, a great base camp for exploring the Chopta region. You'll be able to take a relaxed stroll in the village, explore greenery around the property, or enjoy some quiet time reconnecting with nature and with a slower pace of life. You'll also get to immerse yourself in the traditions of the Sari village with a lunch arranged at the home of a local Pahadi family.

    You'll be staying at a mountain lodge, set upon a hill with views of distant snow-clad peaks all around. The rooftop library and lounge area is perfect for a few hours of reading or enjoying the company of your friends or family. You'll stay in a traditional Pahadi-style room with an attached modern washroom. The room is simple, with a double bed and a room heater. There's also a common patio and seating area outside.

    Destination highlights

    Spend a few days in the mountains of Uttarakhand, away from urban noise. | Go on short and easy treks with plenty of quiet time for reading or daydreaming. | Visit the blissful Deoriatal Lake, the sacred Tungnath temple and the tall Chandrashila peak. | Explore the Chopta region and the village of Sari.

    Activity Details

    16-50

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    Trip details
  • Day 1 of camping in Chopta: Arrive in Sari

    Check-in time at the Sari lodge is 17:00 hrs. It's the perfect time to arrive, settle in your rooms and enjoy views of the crimson sunset before dinner. You can take a short walk around the lodge, or head down to explore Sari village. Overnight in Pahadi rooms at the Sari lodge.

    Overnight in Pahadi rooms at the Sari lodge.

    Arrive in Sari and check-in to your Pahadi rooms at the mountain lodge. The rooms are equipped with an attached washroom with running hot water. If running water is unavailable, buckets of water will be provided for daily needs. Today's meal plan includes dinner only.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Sari

    Sari

    17:00 PM

    Food

    Dinner

    Veg | Non-veg
    Day 2 of camping in Chopta: Day trek to Deoriatal
    Day 3 of camping in Chopta: Explore Sari
    Day 4 of camping in Chopta: Day trek to Chandrashila
    Day 5 of camping in Chopta: Depart from Sari
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 21 days before the check-in date: 100% refund.

    For cancellations made 14-21 days before the check-in date: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 14 days before the check-in date: no refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Rules on trip

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Please note that this itinerary does not include transport or guide for the trek. Local treks to Chandrashila or Deoriatal offer a well-marked route and can be reached without a guide. You can enquire about the trek route at the lodge or ask any of the friendly local natives.

    This itinerary does not include lunch, throughout the trip. A packed lunch that can be carried during the trek can be provided at an additional cost of INR 150 per person, consisting of boiled potatoes, boiled eggs, chocolates and a juice box.

    The tour operator will not be responsible for any changes in the itinerary due to bad weather or natural calamities.
    • Chopta trek with Pahadi room stay Uttarakhand
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Accommodation in Pahadi rooms for 4 nights on a twin-sharing basis

    • In-room amenities: attached washroom, room heater, queen bed with blankets and pillows, wall shelves
    • All veg/non-veg breakfasts and dinners from dinner on day 1 to breakfast on day 5
    • One traditional lunch with local Pahadi family
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements between your home city and the lodge

    • Transport between the lodge and Chopta (arranged at additional cost of INR 1,500 per person)
    • Lunch, throughout the trip
    • Services of any guides or porters
    • Any forest entry charges or permits
    • Personal expenses such as apparel, gear, extra meals, beverages etc.
    • Costs due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, natural calamities etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • T-shirt/shirts and track pants
    • Trekking shoes
    • Jacket and sweater
    • Gloves, scarf and hat
    • Sunglasses
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or gadgets
    • Denim jeans, sandals or floaters
    • Trolley bags or suitcases

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Pahadi rooms for accommodation
    • In-room amenities: attached washroom, room heater, queen bed with blankets and pillows, wall shelves

    You need to get

    • Rucksack
    • Water bottle
    • Personal toiletries
    • Cold cream
    • Insect repellent
    • Govt-issued ID card
    • Day pack
    • Head torch/flashlight
    • Dry snacks for day treks

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.