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Chopta Tungnath Trek Highlights

  • Trek to one of the highest Shiva temples in the world and discover utmost tranquility
  • Capture a chance to explore unique villages, forests trails, massive maple, oak and pine trees, crystal clear lakeside, and much more
  • Hike to 12,072 ft. and admire breathtaking views of Nanda Devi, Trishul, Kedar Peak, Bandarpuch, and Chaukhamba Peaks

Chopta Tungnath Trek Overview

About the Chopta Tungnath Trek:

Embark on one of the best weekend treks of the serene Chopta and Tungnath in the Garhwali Himalayas. Soaring up at 13000 feet, adorned with mists, coniferous, and snow, this is one heck of a trek you must take. The best time for the Tungnath trek is from April to November where one shall find mesmerizing views of the Himalayas. Soaring up at 13000 feet, adorned with mists, coniferous, and snow, this is one heck of a trek you must take. 


Chanadrashila summit trek possesses a captivating beauty with the help of many deodar and rhododendron forests. Chopta has a myriad collection of pictorial sights to bewitch the visitors which is marvelously engulfed by huge vegetation in spring and summer. During winter it would be appealing to all eyes since the thick cover of snow will be an amusing part of the region.


Chopta Tungnath Trek Quick Facts:

  • Tungnath Trek Temperature: Day: 8°C to 15°C and Night: -5°C to 3°C
  • Maximum altitude: 11,154 ft.
  • Chopta to Tungnath Trek Distance: 5 Km
  • Base Camp: Sari Village (6-hour drive from Haridwar)
  • ATM: Last ATM is in Ukhimath, around 13 KM before Sari.

About the activity:

  • Tungnath trek is short and easy, which runs parallel to the high-altitude Himalayan Treks. 
  • During the Chopta trek, one can enjoy a clear view of the majestic peaks of Panchchuli, Nanda Devi, Nilkanth, and Kedarnath. 
  • While Tungnath trekking you will come across pink, red and scarlet rhododendrons bloomed in vivid colours all along the trek. Accompany you will be picturesque waterfalls, lush greenery, forest trails, and amazing snow-covered mountains of the Garhwal Himalayas.
  • The Chopta Tungnath trekking begins from the rustic Sari village, where you will get a glimpse of the ancient culture of local people.
  • As you reach Deorital you will be thrilled to see the glittering and shimmering waters of the lake that look inviting, but the water is freezing cold. 
  • Move ahead on the Chopta trail that is sprinkled with little shrines that stand out in the greenness by the red and yellow flags tied on them.
  • When you finally reach the Tungnath top capture stunning glimpses of Nanda Devi, Trishul, Nandaghunti, Dronagiri, Chaukhamba, and Kedarnath.
  • As the trek is set through Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary you are bound to spot wilderness and a flock of Monals birds.
  • The security and comfort of trekkers are our utmost priority. This is reflected in the conduct of treks through courteous and qualified staff, quality of equipment, hygiene, and regard for nature and the outdoors.
  • Stay in high-quality and comfortable alpine/dome tents on a double/triple/quad sharing basis. All tents come with necessary amenities and maintain the utmost hygiene.
  • Delicious breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included in the Chopta Tungnath trek package. While here, do not miss out on trying a few local Garhwali dishes.

Chopta Tungnath Trek Itinerary

Day 1
Deoria Tal; Admire surreal views of shimmering lake and experience lakeside camping
  • From Haridwar to Sari village, the journey will be of 7-8 hours.
  • The Alaknanda & Bhagirathi river will give you company throughout, you will reach Sari by 6:00 pm in the evening
  • The Chopta trekking on the first day is easy with mixed ascent and descent
  • A well-defined rocky trail will show you to the end, from where the Chandrashila summit is clearly visible and the Tungnath temple is a speck of color
  • After this point, it’s a steep uphill bend on the ridgeback of the mountain
  • Get ready for a thrilling climb, giving you the first taste of challenge, followed by reaching a resting stop built by the Forest Department.
  • Clocked timely by your Trek Leader, you can afford a 20 minutes break here. An excellent view of the way of the mountain fall waits here.
  • A grand vista of Chaukhamba massifs is unveiled in the background of the lake. It will be evening by the time you reach the spot.
  • Hot dinner will be served on reaching the lakeside camp in Deoria Tal
Day 2
Chopta; Cross forest-lined with scarlet blossoms through Rohini Bughyal village
  • Today’s trail will familiarize you more with the Chaukhamba massif and Mount Kedar summit, rising closely as you process
  • The trail is sprinkled with little shrines that stand out in the greenness by the red and yellow flags tied on them
  • After crossing a clearing in the forest-lined with scarlet blossoms, we are directly ushered up an ascending path towards Rohini Bugyal and Chopta
  • The ascending trail gives way to level land and some leeway in the rigorous uphill hike. A resplendent view of the Chandrashila awaits on the other side of the forest margin
  • After the level-land, you will have to re-enter the forest now characterized by old oaks and maple beside the rhododendrons
  • In Kedarnath Sanctuary, trekkers can spot red fox and other wildlife
  • Reach Chopta and have a a delicious dinner by the bonfire, while you camp under the stars
Day 3
Tungnath; Pay heed to one of the highest Shiva temples in the world
  • We commence the hike today early morning. Starting in the early hours of dark will let us have a beautiful sunrise experience from Tungnath top.
  • The trek runs on a well-defined concrete-bound trail from Chopta to the temple
  • Today, the hike will be fraught with steep climbing challenges with sharp turns to cross by. There will be other shrines on the way, of which a particular temple with a flagpole is notable.
  • This one comes after the 10th bend of the road and marks the opening of a splendid view of Chandrashila up ahead
  • From here, you will also get a clear vision of a connecting peak to Chandrashila. This one is named Ravanshila.
  • The 11th bend marks the entryway to Tungnath above which the splendid Chandrashila peak towers at 12,083 ft.
  • At the end of a steep and arduous climb, the summit will be reached with a 360-degree view of the Garhwal and Kumaon mountains welcomingly lying ahead.
  • Notable peaks in this panorama of grandeur are Nanda Devi, Trishul, Nandaghunti, Dronagiri, Chaukhamba, and Kedar. Glimpses of the Thalaysagar and Gangotri ranges too could be made out at the edges.
  • Start descending towards Chopta, and have a delicious dinner as you retire for the night
Day 4
Haridwar; It's time to say goodbye
  • After your breakfast, ride back from the Chopta to Haridwar
  • After this 7-hour journey full of mellow reminisces of the hills, you will be reaching Haridwar in the evening
  • Chopta Tungnath Trek Package Ends here.

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Book this easy yet captivating trekking experience for your next adventure and visit Tunganath which is the highest temple of Garhwal along with the views of majestic peaks of Panchchuli, Nanda Devi, Nilkanth and Kedarnath and many more.

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More Details about Chopta Tungnath Trek

Know Before You Go for Chopta Tungnath Trek

  • Climatic conditions in the high altitudes vary from the plains; take adequate time to get acclimatized to high altitudes.
  • The management reserves all the right to modify the trek during any emergencies or natural calamities.
  • Consult a physician before undertaking the trek. Carry basic medications and a first-aid kit during the trek.
  • Pay heed to the trek guides and instructors in order to enjoy a safe and sound trek.
  • The trek takes place through an eco-friendly zone; do not encourage littering the local sites or campsites. Travellers littering may be fined.
  • Water is very precious, so conservation is appreciated.
  • Do not encourage trekking during the night unless it is a part of the itinerary and a guide is with you; this might lead to unforeseen mishaps.
  • Avoid using earphones during the trek; this might hinder your audibility.
  • Avoid using plastic bags and maintain the ecological balance of the destinations.
  • In case, the trek needs to be cancelled, the authorities should be informed beforehand.
  • Guidelines issued by the State-Government is to be followed. Social distancing to be maintained. Frequent hand sanitisation and use of mask recommended.
  • Please provide a valid ID at the time of check-in.
  • The exact location will be shared with you post-booking.
  • Professional guide(s) are available to ensure high safety and more information and personal attention which are necessary to appreciate a trek.
  • Neat and clean vehicle for the journey with experienced driver especially for hilly terrains available.
  • All the activities depend upon the weather.
  • Camping is very basic in nature. One must not expect luxuries. Electricity may be available only at a few locations.
  • Mobile & laptop charging points may/may not be available on campsites at a common point.
  • Carry dry snacks/food from home (you will save a lot of money). Carry water bottles with you, so that you can refill.
  • Keep your luggage minimum; the more you carry, the more you hassle.
  • Permit charges are not included in the Chopta Tungnath Trek package.
  • Children below the age of 7 years are not recommended for Chopta trek.
  • It is recommended to carry enough warm clothes and the right kind of shoes for the Chopta Tungnath trek.
  • Avoid consumption of alcohol or any other intoxicants during the Chopta trek.
  • Any personal expenses, items of personal nature, meals not mentioned, etc. will not be the part of Chopta Tungnath trek package.

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Chopta Tungnath Trek Map

Starting Point
Haridwar
Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India