Chopta Tungnath Chandrashila is an extremely picturesque trek in the Garhwal Himalayas and it can be undertaken throughout the year. If a snow trekking experience is what you are looking for then you can go on this trek in the months of December and January when heavy snowfall takes place. Tungnath a Shiva Temple is the highest in all of Himalayas and Chandrashila summit is a rock face just above it.
This trek boasts stunning views of various Himalayan peaks namely Nanda Devi, Trishul, Chaukhamba and Kedar. This trek would start and end in Rishikesh, and over a period of 4 days would take you to Sari, Deoria Tal, Chopta and finally Chandrashila. Deoria is a scenic lake in the Himalayas where you would be spending some time during this trek.
Chopta Tungnath Chandrashila Trek is easy and short and ideal for a long weekend. If you are new to trekking then this would be the perfect initiation for you. You would be introduced to the beauty of the Himalayas and get to know about the flora and fauna of this region. This trek would also start your lifelong tryst with trekking in the Himalayas.