Chopta Tungnath Chandrashila Trek

Rs.4200 per person
Chopta, Tungnath, Chandrashila
2 Nights 3 Days Tour
Camping Trekking Adventure


  • Rhododendron rich trail
  • Highest Temple of Lord Shiva – Tungnath
  • Stay at Meraki Mayadeep, Dugalbitta
  • Heaven for bird watching
  • Picture perfect meadows
  • Panoramic views of Himalayan range from Chandrashila Summit.

Chopta Chandrashila Summit Trek

How often do you get to traverse an easy trail in the Himalayas that has a lot to offer? Chandrashila Summit Trek is the answer to that. A wide variety of landscapes, dense rhododendron forest, highest temple of Lord Shiva,Tungnath Temple and panoramic views of the Himalayan range from Chandrashila Summit are key highlights of this trek.

Mythological Background

Tungnath Temple is one of the sacred PanchKedar temples. Situated at an altitude of 3,680mts above sea level it is the highest temple of Lord Shiva.

If you haven’t been introduced to the world of trekking then this will definitely be a perfect start for you. And if you are a trekker then you got to experience how much this short and easy trek has to offer. Just club couple of days off with the weekend and you will witness nature at its best.

Quick Facts

  • Region: Garhwal, Uttarakhand
  • Best Season: May to July Mid; September to December; February Mid to March End
  • Altitude Graph: 2000mts to 4,000mts
  • Grade: Easy
  • Duration: 03 Days
  • Total Trekking Distance: 12kms
  • Temperature: as high as 28℃, as low as -07℃

Short Itinerary

Day 1: Rishikesh – Chopta (Drive – 200 kms | 9 hrs)
Day 2: Chopta – Tungnath – Chandrashila – Chopta (Trek – 10 kms)
Day 3: Departure from Chopta

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Rishikesh – Chopta (Drive – 200 kms | 9 hrs)
Arrive in Chopta. Rest and Night stay in Chopta.

Day 2: Chopta – Tungnath – Chandrashila – Chopta (Trek – 10 kms)
This entire region comes under Kedarnath Musk Deer Sanctuary so there are chances that you might spot wildlife in the morning including Wild Goat and Himalayan Monal. The trail from Bhrujgali to Tungnath temple is broad and well maintained. During today’s trek you will be gaining altitude in very short distance and thus the climb is steep.

During the final stretch to reach Tungnath you will reach a rocky cliff on the right which is known as RaavanShila. Continue walking towards Tungnath Temple. Magnificent in its style and architecture Tungnath is considered to be more than a 1000 years old. The main temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and other small rock temples in the vicinity are dedicated to Goddess Parvati. The temple remains closed during winters.

Another 1km steep hike from Tungnath temple will lead you to Chandrashila Summit. The trail becomes narrow as we climb up the meadows of Chandrashila Peak. Chandrashila is the summit of the mountain on which Tungnath temple is situated. A beautiful small temple is situated on the summit along with several unique cairn structures. Chandrashila is perched at an elevation of 4,000mts above sea level offering splendid views of the majestic Himalayan peaks including Kedar Dome, Chaukhamba, Nanda Devi, Trishul, Nanda Ghunti, Kamet, Gangotri Ranges & more.
Spend some time at Chandrashila Summit witnessing the heavenly horizon and then start descending towards Chopta and thereon to Dugalbitta to end the day.

Day 3: Departure from Chopta
Departure from Chopta.


  • 2N Stay in Chopta at Mayadeep Resort
  • Breakfast, Dinner and Trail Snack during Trek
  • Guide Assistance during the Trek


  • Any sort of transportation
  • Non Veg meals (charges extra, to be mentioned at the time of booking)
  • Any personal expense
  • Travel Insurance
  • Anything not mentioned in inclusions
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