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  • Trip introduction

    This 5 day adventure takes you from 7800 feet right up to 12,800 feet, to give you the best of adventure and nature, and mountain peaks and valleys. On your Chopta trek, you'll visit Tungnath temple, the highest Shiva temple in the world, walk through the conifer forests and meadows of Chopta, along trails lush with blooming rhododendron trees. You'll visit Deoriatal lake at 8,000 feet, then trek up to Chandrashila Peak for 360-degree views of the Himalayas. This is a moderate trek, and is great for first timers, families looking for a Himalayan trek experience, as well as experienced trekkers seeking the mountains.

    Destination

    This trek takes you through the Kedarnath wildlife sanctuary located in Rudraprayag. The area has some of the most beautiful evergreen forests and meadows that are home to wildflowers and rare birds. Chandrashila peak is surrounded by other beautiful peaks of Kedardoom, Kallandi, Kedarnath and Nandadevi. Chopta has the feel of a serene hill station whose beauty remains unmatched.

    Destination highlights

    Get 360-degree views of the Himalayas, as well as iconic peaks, from the top of Chandrashila | Take a trek that is open in both summer and winter and is equally beautiful and unique in both seasons | Trek along trails covered in snow in the winter and streams in the summer | Discover forests of oak, maple and rhododendron | Visit the world's highest Shiva temple, Tungnath, a 1000 year old temple of Lord Shiva

    Activity Details

    9000

    12877

    6555

    34 kms

    20 hrs

    5 kms

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the Chopta trek: Dehradun to Kund

    If you have booked the transport, you will be picked up at Dehradun Railway Station at 07:00 hrs, and will be driven to Kund. This is a 6-7 hour drive, passing the Ganga, Alaknanda and Mandakini rivers. If you have not booked transport, you have to get to Kund. Kund is a scenic little hamlet lush with conifer forests and verdant meadows. The camp at Kund has breathtaking views of the Himalayas and you can enjoy a relaxed evening in nature. Overnight in Kund.

    Overnight in campsite in Kund

    For your first night of camping on this Chopta trek, you'll be camping at Kund. The campsite here has breathtaking views of the Himalayas, so the feeling of being on a Himalayan trek begins right from here. You'll be provided with tents on triple-sharing basis, sleeping bags, and sleeping mattresses. Today's package includes only dinner.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Dehradun

    Kund

    07:00 AM

    Food

    Dinner

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    Day 2 of the Chopta trek: Trek to Deoriatal
    Day 3 of the Chopta trek: Trek to Chopta
    Day 4 of the Chopta trek: Chandrashila Day
    Day 5 of the Chopta trek: Return to Dehradun
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  • Cancellation policy

    If a cancellation is made 30 days prior to the Chopta trek, 25% of the trip cost will be refunded.

    If a cancellation is made 30 to 20 days prior to the Chopta trek, 15% of the trip cost will be refunded.

    If a cancellation is made 20 to 0 days prior to the Chopta trek, no refund will be made.

    Rules on trip

    Please heed the instructions of the instructor at all times.

    You will not be allowed to trek under the influence of any kind of intoxicant.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Himalaya Destination reserves the right to change/cancel the Chopta trek without prior notice. No arguments or refunds will be entertained.

    Any event cost is exclusive of any kind of insurances or medical coverage/benefits.
    • Chopta Chandrashila Deoriatal Tungnath Trek Uttarakhand Trekking Adventure
    • Chopta Chandrashila Deoriatal Tungnath Trek Uttarakhand Trekking Adventure
    • Chopta Chandrashila Deoriatal Tungnath Trek Uttarakhand Trekking Adventure
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Accommodation in tents on triple-sharing basis

    • All meals on trek
    • Tents, sleeping bags, sleeping mattresses
    • Toilet tents
    • All technical and safety equipment required
    • Experienced instructors and guides
    • Porters and mules (for camping equipment only)
    • All permits and entrance fees for itinerary
    • Service taxes

    Excludes

    • Transport from Dehradun to Dehradun

    • Meals during road journey
    • Charges for still/video cameras
    • Personal expenses including telephone calls, laundry, tips, porterage charges, etc.
    • Additional costs incurred due to weather or other unforeseen situations
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Shirts/T-shirts – 3/4
    • Jeans/trekking pants – 2/3
    • Windproof jacket of decent quality
    • Warm and thick fleece/full-sleeve woollen sweater
    • Thermal inner wear (upper and lower)
    • Woollen cap
    • Woollen gloves
    • Woollen and regular socks (2-3 pairs)
    • Scarf/muffler (optional)
    • Comfortable trekking/hiking shoes
    • Raincoat
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery, wrist watches and electronic items
    • Suitcases, trolleys or any other hard luggage

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • All camping gear including tents, sleeping bag, sleeping mattress
    • Toilet tents
    • Technical equipment required like ropes, carabiners, etc.
    • Basic first aid kit

    You need to get

    • Backpack of about 60 litres
    • Day pack to carry your essentials on the trek (if using a personal porter)
    • Sturdy water bottle
    • Trekking pole/walking stick
    • Cap/hat to protect from the sun
    • Sunscreen lotion
    • Torch/flashlight
    • Personal toiletries
    • Personal first-aid kit
    • Camera (if you like; with batteries fully charged)
    • Sunglasses
    • Keep a few poly bags or waterproof bags handy for your belongings in case of heavy rain
    • Rain cover for your bags
    • Lightweight floaters/sandals

    Medical Kit

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