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Season: Autumn / Spring / Summer
Total Trek Length: 10 Km
Trekking Duration: 2 Days
Trek Difficulty: Easy
Experience Level: Absolute Beginner
Price Includes: Chopta to Chopta

Chopta Tungnath Trek

Chopta Tungnath Trek is one of the best and easiest yet stunning trek for beginners. Not only beginners, but it also attracts experienced trekkers. Also, it suits all age groups and genders. Chopta Tungnath Trek is a short trek, can be done in a single day. The total round trip of the Chopta Tungnath trek is about 10 km, including Chandrashila Peak (Chopta to Tungnath – 3.5km and Tungnath temple from Chandrashila- 1.5km). The peaks spotted from the Chopta Tungnath Trek are- Chaukhamba ( 7138m ), Kedarnath peak ( 6940m ), Kedar Dome ( 6831m ), Janhukut ( 6805m ), Mandani Parvat ( 6193m ), Nanda Devi, Trishul, Hathi-Ghori, Neelkantha, etc.

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Best Time to Visit Chopta Tungnath

May, June, Aug, Sept.

In Winters (Snow Trek)

Dec, March

Base camp

Chopta, Rudraprayag District.

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Day 1: Rishikesh to Chopta Base Camp

You can hire a taxi/cab from Rishikesh. We can arrange a taxi/cab for 6+ trekkers on a rent share basis or by the trip package. If you wish to come through a shared bus/taxi then, we will also guide you. Well, your journey from Rishikesh to Ukhimath is going to very scenic. Most of the drive route is alongside the river. Chopta is 29 km away from Ukhimath on highway NH107A towards Chamoli. We will meet you at Chopta, and your stay will be at the lodge or camp.

Chopta Tungnath is a DIY trek. Therefore you can complete this trek by yourself. But if you want to experience camping and a worry-free trip or want to join our winter trekking batches, you can use our services. Also, you can customize this package to explore nearby attractions.

Night: Overnight stay in lodge/tents.

Day 2: Chopta to Tungnath to Chandrashila and back

We will get up early in the morning and leave for Tungnath temple. After visiting the temple, we will proceed towards Chandrashila Peak after having breakfast. Chandrashila Peak is at a distance of about 1.5 km from Tungnath Temple. On reaching Chandrashila Peak, we will get another temple Gangadham. From Chandrashila Peak, you can see very picturesque and panoramic views of Kedarnath, Chaukhamba, Nanda Devi, Trishul, etc. ChandraShila offers one of the vast views of the Himalayan range. And, also gives you excellent sunrise and sunset views.

After returning from Chandrashila Peak, we will also go to the Ravanashila Peak at about 3325m. We will also explore some Himalayan flowers and herbs. Then we will go back to our campsite.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Night: Overnight stay in lodge/tents.

Day 3: Chopta to Rishikesh

Today your short but beautiful trek ends. From here, you all will leave for your respective destinations. And or you can explore other attractions nearby. You can go back to Rishikesh by following the same route. Or you can choose the Chopta-Chamoli-Karnprayag-Rishikesh highway. Chamoli-Rishikesh route is appx 253 km, which is 45 km extra in comparison with via Ukhimath-Rishikesh route.

Meals: Breakfast.

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The elevation of  Tungnath Temple is 3470m / 11380 ft.

Yes! It connects with roads and transport. There are two routes you can choose from one is via Karnprayag-Chamoli-Gopeshwar, other is via Rudrapyrag-Ukhimath.

According to one such legend, this is the place where Lord Rama meditated after defeating the demon-king Ravana. Another legend says that moon-god Chandra spent time here in penance( Source: Wikipedia ).

The altitude of Chandrashila peak is around 12000ft (3650m).

Ravanshila peak lies just before the Chandrashila peak and Tungnath Temple at the elevation of 3323m / 10902.

It is a 3.5km trek from Chopta to Tungnath Temple.

It is a 1.5 km trek from Tungnath Temple to the Chandrashila.

Trip Facts

Latitude & Longitude

30.4883°N 79.2165°E

Max Altitude

3650 m / 11975ft

Total trek distance

10 Km

Trip Duration

1 Days 2 Nights

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