A Walk To Remember, Chopta- Chandrashila

Chandrashila is a trekking trail in Uttarakhand, India. It’s the most popular trekking trail for tourists to do in Uttarakhand. The route begins from Chopta and ends at Sari, Uttarakhand.

Chopta- Chandrashila trek is a picturesque hamlet which is still unexplored by travelers, and is also famous as “Mini Switzerland of Uttarakhand”. Wake up with cool salubrious breeze and chirping of birds in Chopta which is a far cry from the blaring horns of the cities and other hill stations, morning view from Chopta is invigorating when the crimson rays of sun kiss the snow-laden Himalayas.

The place is popularly referred to as the ‘mini-Switzerland’ of Uttarakhand because it resembles the Swiss Alps with its snow-capped mountains, lakes and glaciers.

Chandrashila Peak is a place of interest situated in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. The word “chandra” means moon while “shila” means rock or stone. The destination derives its name from the fact that it resembles the waxing crescent moon when seen from nearby Tungnath.

This is a very famous pilgrimage site, located in Uttarakhand. Every year, thousands of devotees visit this place to take a holy dip in the holy water tanks here.

Owing to its lush green surroundings, pleasant weather conditions and its wide range of adventure activities.

Chandrashila is a mountain peak in the Gangotri Group of peaks in the Himalayas. It lies on the south side of the Rudugaira Glacier. It is located at a height of about 3,690 metres above sea level. This peak provides views of the Himalayas, including Nandadevi, Trisul, Kedar Peak, Bandarpunch and Chaukham.

Chandrashila offers a bird’s eye view of these peaks. The trekking route to the peak passes through alpine meadows, oak forests and mountain streams. The best time to visit this trek is from mid-September to mid-November.

The Chopta – Chandrashila trek is a unique experience of its own, and the way it parallels with the Brahmaputra River makes it even more enthralling. The trek offers you a vantage point from where you can get a panoramic view of the majestic Himalayas.

Most trekkers start their trek from Ukhimath which takes about 6–7 hours to reach the base camp. It is a unique place in the Indian Himalayas which offers one of its kind, complete home stay experience with personalized services.

Listing many advantages, this Chandrashila trip package attracts travelers from all over India. The trek to the peak is 5 km. The trek route that starts from Chopta takes one to Tungnath (highest Shiva temple in the World), from here it is a kilometre long, and a steep trek.

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