Chopta Chandrashila Trek History

Chopta Chandrashila Trek is one of the beautiful experience of exploring the nature of hidden beauty. Chopta located near the Himalayas is one of the popular tourist destination, located at an altitude of 4090 mts. The trek is recommended to start at the early in the morning from the Chopta to Tungnath. On this trek one can spot the Shiva Temple, resided on the world’s highest point (3,680 meters). The trek to Chopta takes about five days, to enjoy the Himalayan beauty.

Chopta Chandrashila Trek Tour Plan:

  • Trek Route: Rishikesh > Devprayag > Srinagar > Rudraprayag > Chopta
  • Distance: 163 km
  • Duration: 5 Days

Chandrashila Trek With Chopta Itinerary:

Day 1:

  • Head to Haridwar – Sari
  • Assemble At – Haridwar Railway Station (Pick up point)
  • Assemble Time – 6.00 am  (In the Morning)
  • Commute time – 7 to 8 hours

Day 2:

  • Trek to Deoriatal
  • Distance- 3 km
  • Trekking Time- 1 to 2 hours
  • Note: Carry Water as wthe Water Source availability is difficult in Deoriatal.

Day 3:

  • Deoriatal to Baniyakund through Rohini Bugyal
  • Distance- 16 / 17 km
  • Trekking Time- 7 to 8 hours
  • Note: Ground water source spotted after entering Rohini Bugyal also a spectacular
  • waterfalls near the 2nd half of the trail.

Day 4:

  • Baniyakund to Tungnath, Chandrashilla Summit and back to Baniyakund
  • Buniyakund to Chopta (Driving distance 3 to 4km)
  • Drive Chopta to Tungnath, Chandrashilla Summit and Trek 8 to 9 km
  • Trekking Duration – 8 – 9 hour
  • Note: Carry Water as wthe Water Source availability is difficult in Deoriatal.


  • Mountains of Garhwal
  • Kumaon- Nanda Devi
  • Trishul
  • Nandaghunti
  • Kamet
  • Dronagiri
  • Chaukhamba
  • Kedar dome
  • Thalaysagar
  • Gangotri ranges
  • Jahanukut

Day 5:

  • Drive 7 hours Baniyakund to Haridwar
  • Stoppage Point-Haridwar Railway station
  • Distance- 200 to 210 km
  • Time- 7 hour
  • Note: Landing Place to be reached around 6:30 to 7.00 pm

How to Reach Chopta?

By Air:

Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest Airport which is 48km away from Haridwar.

By Railway Station:

Rishikesh Railway Station is the nearest Railway Station whcih is 210 km away from Chopta.

By Road:

Regular bus service available from Delhi to Haridwar & from Delhi ISBT Kashmere Gate.

Reference: Top Hill Stations In India