Char Dham Yatra 2019
Char Dham Yatra Travel Guide 2019

Deoriatal - Chopta - Tungnath - Chandrashila Trekking with Kedarnath



Duration : 6 Nights / 7 Days
Max Altitude : 3680 Mts
Best Time : May -October
Difficulty : Moderate Trek

Deoriatal-Chopta-Tungnath-Chandrashila trek can be covered along with Kedarnath Dham Yatra. The arms of Lord Shiva came out as per the Kedarnath myth, at Tungnath. He is worshiped here as one of the Panch Kedars. Tungnath temple is the highest Shiva shrine amongst the Panch Kedars but the easiest to reach from the nearest road head. It is sited at an altitude of 3680m and usually pilgrims get down at Choptachatti on Ukhimath- Gopeshwar motor road.

Chopta is famous for its mountain views. One can trek up to Tungnath either by the steeper 3.4 kms route or the other 5 kms long Pangarbasa chatti near Chopta chatti is also noted for its grand peak views The enterprising one can climb the chandrashila peak from Tungnath as it is in the same feature and can be reached in about an hour's time The peak provides a rare panoramic view of innumerable snow peak. The trek passes through forests of Rhododendron and alpine meadows. If heading towards Ukhimath one should not miss Deoriatal, now jeepable from Mastura. It is a small deep lake at an altitude of 2440m. In early morning, the snowy ranges including Chaukhamba and Kedarnath is clearly reflected on the water; an unforgettable sight. Deoriatal also provides an excellent facility of angling as well as bird watching amidst the full cry of nature.

Day 1: Delhi - Rishikesh
Arrive Rishikesh and checkinto the Hotel or Tourist Rest house Rishikesh . Dinner and overnight in TRH Muni-Ki-Reti, Rishikesh.

Day 2 : Rishikesh - Ukhimath
Drive to Ukhimath 180 kms with hot lunch en route. Dinner & overnight in Ukhimath.

Day 3: Ukhimath - Deoriyatal - Ukhimath
8 kms trek to Deoriyatal with packed lunch. Return trek in the afternoon to Ukhimath. Dinner & overnight in Ukhimath.

Day 4: Chopta
Drive for 35 kms to reach Chopta with packed lunch. Dinner & overnight in Chopta.

Day 5: Chopta - Tungnath – Chandrashila - Chopta
5 kms trek to Chandrashila via Tungnath. Return trek to Chopta. Dinner & overnight in Chopta.

Day 6: Chopta - Ukhimath
Local sightseeing. In the afternoon 35 kms drive to Ukhimath. Dinner & overnight in Ukhimath.

Day 7: Ukhimath – Haridwar
Delhi 210 kms drive to Hardwar . Lunch en route. On arrival transfer to the station time to catch train for delhi.

Trekking tours with Kedarnath


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