5,000 / Person

Pay 1,000 per person

Autumn / Spring / Summer
Total Trek Length: 20 Km
Trekking Duration: 3 Days
Trek Difficulty: Moderate
Min Experience Level: Beginner
Fee Includes: Sari to Chopta

Deoriatal Chandrashila Trek

Deoriatal Chandrashila Trek is one of the best short treks in Uttarakhand. The best trek in Spring to mid-summer season. It is an excellent trek for Rhododendron flowers. You will see both the tree type and shrub type Rhododendron trees in this trek. Deoriatal Chandrashila Trek is an easy to moderate level trek. At the start of March, it could be difficult to walk due to heavy snowfall but from April onward it will be an easy trek.

The view of the massive Chaukhamba Peak (7138m) from the Chandrashila Peak (3650m), will leave you speechless. It’s an amazing and photographic view of the upper Himalayas and lower Himalayas from Chandrashila. A real paradise for nature photographers, landscape photographers, and bird photographers. Also, it is the best site for chances to see the beautiful Himalayan Monal (Lophophorus Impejanus).

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Best Time to Visit Deoriatal Chandrashila Trek

May, June, Aug, Sept.

In Winters (Snow Trek)

Dec, March

Base camp for Deoriatal Chandrashila Trek

Chopta, Rudraprayag District.

Alternative to DeoriaTal Chandrashila Trek

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Day 1: Reach Sari Village Base Camp from Rishikesh

You can reach the base camp from Rishikesh within 7-8 hours. You can hire a taxi/cab from Rishikesh, or we can arrange a taxi/cab for 6+ trekkers on a rent share basis or by the trip package. 

Well, your journey from Rishikesh to Sari is going to very scenic. Most of the drive route is alongside the river. On this route, you will pass two Prayags (River Confluence), first one is Devprayag, where river Bhagirathi and river Alaknanda meats and originate river Ganga, and the second one is the Rudraprayag, where the river Mandakini confluences with river Alaknanda. From Rudraprayag, you will enter into the Mandakini valley. After a few minutes of drive, you will going to see the first sight of mount Chaukhamba.

Tala village is 11km from Ukhimath(On Ukhimath Chamoli highway). From Tala village, there is another 4km route to Sari village.

Meals: Dinner.
Night: Overnight stay in lodge/tents.

Day 2: Sari to Deoriatal

We will start hiking to Deoriatal by morning at 5 o clock. It is a 1.5-hour hike from Sari. By reaching before the sunrise you have the advantage to capture beautiful photographs of Deoriatal in sunrise. we will stay there for a couple of hours and have breakfast there.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Night: Overnight stay in Camps.

Day 3: Deoriatal To Rauni Bugyal to Bhujgali Bugyal campsite

Hiking from Deoriatal to Rauni bugyal is going to be very adventurous due to ridge walking. Walking on the top side of the mountain is very exciting. We will stay at Rauni bugyal or Bhujgali bugyal as per permission from the forest department.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Night: Overnight stay in Camps.

Day 4: Bhujgali Campsite to Chandrashila and back

We will start hiking as early as possible because we don’t want to miss sunrise from the Chandrashila peak. Capture the best moment of your life from the heavenly beautiful place. Today we will stay at Chopta campsite.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Night: Overnight stay in Camps.

Day 5: Chopta to Rishikesh

Now it’s time to say bye to Chopta with lifetime memories and promise to come back again.

Meals: Breakfast.
Night:
Nill.

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FAQs

Yes! It is well connected with roads and transport. There are direct buses/taxies available for Ukhimath from Rishikesh, from Ukhimath you can get shared taxies for Tala village. 

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).

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

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

Trip Facts

Latitude & Longitude

30.4863°N 79.2212°E

Max Altitude

3650 m / 11975ft

Total trek distance

20 Km

Trip Duration

5 Days 4 Nights

Difficulty Level

Group Size

4-15

Minimum Age

12

Pickup Point

Kathgodam/Rishikesh

Drop Point

Kathgodam/Rishikesh

Activities

Essential facts

Nearest Medical Facility

Ukhimath

Nearest Hospital

Ukhimath

Nearest ATM

Ukhimath

Mobile Connectivity

Ukhimath

Last Electricity

Sari

Nearest BUS Station

Ukhimath

Nearest Railway Station

Rishikesh

Nearest Airport

Jolly Grand Dehradun

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