Chopta Tungnath Trek 2017

Chopta Tungnath Trek 2017
6 days Duration
6/10 Physicality
Garhwal Himalayas, Uttarakhand Location
4000m Altitude
11,650.0 9,500.0 per preson

The Chopta Chandrashila Trek 2017, which can be journeyed all throughout the year, is considered as one of the best moderate treks in the Indian Himalayan region. If you are looking for chopta tungnath chandrashila Trek Package then your search ends here. Aahvan Adventure is one of the best Adventure Travel Trips providing company in India located in Ahmedabad.

If you are looking for a short getaway amid the Himalayan range, with no civilization around you, the Chandrashila Peak Trek is an ideal trek for you. Set in the Garhwal Himalayas, the trek is in a protected area which means there is minimal civilization and lots and lots of flora and fauna to explore. In the first leg of the trek, we hike up to Deoriatal. This is a beautiful lake at an altitude of 2438 m and has captivating surroundings with forests all around. The Chaukhamba peak feels like it is an arm’s length away and the reflection of the mighty peak in the crystal clear waters of the lake creates a beautiful effect. The story associated with this scenic place is that when the Pandavas were in exile and were hiding from the Kaurava king, Duryodhan, they stopped nearby for a rest. When their mother Kunti felt thirsty, one by one four of her sons went to fetch water from this lake but died, as they could not answer the question put forth to them by the Yaksha Devta who resided here. When the eldest son’s Yudishtra’s turn came, he answered all questions correctly and with the result, the dead brothers also came back to life. Here we will camp by the lakeside and enjoy the star spangled sky in the night.

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COST OF THE TRIP Rs. 9,500/- Per Person (Sharing Basis) + 9% GST
DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Haridwar to Haridwar
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive at Haridwar on 7 a.m.
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DAY 01: Haridwar – Sari (2000m) Drive/210 kms/6-7 hrs

We will meet at Haridwar at 7:00 am and then head for a long drive uptill the Sari. We will be driving, for the most part, along the Ganga and Alaknanda rivers, driving through Rishikesh, Devprayag, Srinagar, Karnprayag, before we take the turn for the Mandakini valley. At dusk we will take a short hike to stretch our muscles and gear up for the trek tomorrow before we settle in for an overnight stay at the lodge.

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DAY 02: Sari (2000m) – Deoriatal (2438m) Trek/4-5 hrs

Our trek will begin with a walk through a few villages and a small temple town, Ukhimath, after which we will make our way through an enchanting mixed forest, abundant in bird life. After a hike, which is mostly uphill, we will reach Deoriatal lake by afternoon, spend the rest of day exploring the calm surroundings, bird watching and clicking a good many photographs. Overnight stay in tents.

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DAY 03: Deoriatal (2438m) – Chopta (2800m) Trek/4-5 hrs

A series of ascents and descents will follow after we walk on a ridge and although it will be gradual, it will be a lot of fun as we encounter mixed forests with oaks, pines, rhododendrons, etc. Today, we also get a view of the snow-capped Himalayan peaks. On reaching our destination for the day, Chopta, we will relax. The sunset at Chopta is a photographer’s paradise so keep your camera handy! Overnight stay in tents.

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DAY 04: Chopta Circuit Trek/4-5 hrs

Today’s trek will be in dense forests and mountains which allow you relax and enjoy wildlife and nature of Chopta. Overnight stay in tents.

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DAY 05: Chopta (2800m) – Tungnath (3680m) – Chandrashila peak (4000m) – Kund Trek/4-5 hrs & Drive/1 hr

A short and scenic, but difficult climb, up the slopes of the meadow will take us to Tungnath temple. The most striking views at Tungnath temples are the golden meadows and a panoramic view of the lofty mountains and valleys. We will do a quick stop for refreshment and rest and then resume our trek to reach the summit of the Chandrashilla peak which rests at an altitude of 4000 m. Our efforts to reach the summit will be rewarded with a glorious sight of the most majestic of the Himalayan peaks – namely, Nanda Devi, Trishul, Chaukhamba, etc.Your mind will work as quick as your photograph as it will store all these unforgettable memories. After a while, we will head back to Chopta, get into our vehicles and ride for an hour to reach Kund where we will refresh ourselves with a shower and hot dinner. Overnight stay at the lodge.

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DAY 06:(RETURN)Sari – Haridwar Drive/210 kms/6-7 hrs

Dates

September 09 to September 14 (OPEN)

September 16 to September 21 (OPEN)

September 23 to September 28 (OPEN)

September 30 to October 05 (OPEN)

October 07  to October 12 (OPEN)

October 14  to October 19 (OPEN)

October 18  to October 23 (OPEN)

October 21  to October 26 (OPEN)

October 28  to November 02 (OPEN)

November 04 to November 09 (OPEN)

November 11 to November 16 (OPEN)

November 18 to November 23 (OPEN)

November 25 to November 30 (OPEN)

December 02 to December 07 (OPEN)

December 09 to December 14 (OPEN)

December 16 to December 21 (OPEN)

December 23 to December 28 (OPEN)

December 30 to January 04 – 2018 (OPEN)

December 31 to January 05 – 2018 (OPEN)

January 06 to January 11 – 2018 (OPEN)

January 13 to January 18 – 2018 (OPEN)

January 20 to January 25 – 2018 (OPEN)

January 27 to February 01 – 2018 (OPEN)

February 03 to February 08 – 2018 (OPEN)

February 10 to February 15 – 2018 (OPEN)

February 17 to February 22 – 2018 (OPEN)

February 24 to March 01 – 2018 (OPEN)

March 03 to March 08 – 2018 (OPEN)

March 10 to March 15 – 2018 (OPEN)

March 17 to March 22 – 2018 (OPEN)

March 24 to March 29 – 2018 (OPEN)

March 31 to April 05 – 2018 (OPEN)

April 07 to April 12 – 2018 (OPEN)

April 14 to April 19 – 2018 (OPEN)

April 21 to April 26 – 2018 (OPEN)

April 28 to May 03 – 2018 (OPEN)

Rates

 

Rs. 9,500/- Per Person (Sharing Basis)

(Haridwar to Haridwar)


INCLUDED

Transport from Haridwar to Sari & Return
Accommodation during the trek (Camping)
All meals – vegetarian
Trekking permits and forest camping charges
Trekking equipment (Hiking Pole, Crampons, Gaiters, Tents, Sleeping Bags, Mattresses, Ice Axes, Ropes, etc.)
Safety equipment (First Aid, Medical Kit, Oxygen Cylinders, Stretcher, etc.)
Services of an expert trek leader (Qualified in Basic/Advanced Mountaineering Courses)
Services of an expert trek team  (Guides, Cooks, Helpers, Porters/Mules)
Achievement Certificate 
Memories of Life Time

 

NOT INCLUDED

9% GST
Transport from your city to Haridwar and Return
Food during transport from Haridwar to Sankri and Return
Backpack offloading charges (Rs.250 Per Day/Per Bag)
Shoes Rent (Rs.250 Per Day)
Personal expenses of any kind
Anything apart from the inclusions

 

CANCELLATION POLICY:
Before 30 days: Full refund (after deducting any expenses that have been incurred for hotel bookings, transport, etc.)
Between 21-30 days: 75% of trip cost will be refunded
Between 11-20 days: 50% of trip cost will be refunded
Between 0-10 days: No refund

Frequently Asked Questions on Chopta Tungnath Trek


Q. What is the fitness level required for the Chopta Tungnath trek and how hard is the trek?
A. This trek is easy to moderate and meant for everyone, right from fit/adventurous to seasoned hikers.

Q. Which is the best time for Chopta Tungnath Trek?
A. September to June

Q. What is the maximum altitude point of Chopta Tungnath trek?
A. Chandrashila Peak 4000m

Q. How can we reach Haridwar?
A. Haridwar is around 225km from Delhi by road. Also, many trains are well connected to Haridwar and nearest airport is Jolly Grand Airport.

Q. Which transport you provide from Haridwar to Sari & Return?
A. Tempo Traveller / Tata Sumo / Mahindra Bolero

Q. What will be the daytime and night temperature?
A. During daytime, the temperature will be around 8° to 12° and during night it will fall down to -0°

Q. Are trekking shoes mandatory?
A. Trekking shoes are not mandatory but, it will make the trek comfortable. Take a shoe with a good grip and high ankle support. It would be better if the shoes are waterproof.

Q. Are there any provisions for taking bath?
A. There is no provision for a bath on the trek.

Q. What is the size of trekking group?
A. 20-30 People

Q. How many guides are there in one group?
A. 2 guides

IsAre accommodation for men and women separate?
A. Yes, men and women will not be sharing tents, unless they want.

Q. What kind of food you provide during the trek?
A. We provide food for 4 times in a day i.e. Breakfast, lunch, evening snacks and dinner.

Q. Do I need to carry any documents with me?
A. Carry an original ID card and a photograph.

Q. Do you provide toilet tents?
A. Yes we do provide Toilet tents.

Q. Can we expect rains/snowfall during the trek?
A. Yes, Sudden weather changes are expected, always carry a light rain coat or water proof windcheater/poncho.

Q. Is there any mobile network connectivity?
A. In Sari you will get BSNL mobile network. In other locations you won’t have any network.

Q. Where can we get Electricity?
A. During the trek, you will get electricity only in Sari.

 

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