Brief Event Description
|Event Organiser||Bangalore Mountaineering Club|
|Event Date||Feb 24, 2017|
|Event End Date||Feb 27, 2017|
|Event Location||Chopta Chandrashila, Uttarakhand|
|Pickup Point||Railway Station, Haridwar|
|Pickup Time||7.00 AM to 7.30 AM|
|Things to Carry||Backpack 50 Liters (this will go on the horse. If you want to carry it on your back your welcome)
Small Day pack 20 Liters (you can use this on the trail to carry your trail food, camera, water and trail layers.)
Hiking pants / trousers and shirts
Good walking /hiking shoes
Flash light with extra batteries
Suntan lotion and toiletries
Warm jacket / pullover
Prescribed medication if any
|Itinerary||Day - 1 : Haridwar to Chopta (180 KM Drive)
Reporting at Haridwar (Railway Station) at 07:00AM & head towards Chopta (8 Hours Drive)
Meet up at Haridwar Station by 7:00 - 7:30 am in the morning. A cab will be hired to drive to Chopta (cab expense will be shared among all the participants at actual). The drive will take around 8 hours form Haridwar. Over night stay in tents in Chopta.
Day - 2 : Chopta - Deoriatal (6 to 8 KM)
Early in the morning after breakfast, the trek stretches through a dense green forest and ridges. Spend some time exploring the surroundings. Trek back to Chopta followed by Dinner and overnight stay in the tents.
Day - 3 : Chopta - Chandrashila - Chopta (12 KM Total)
We will start early in the morning after breakfast and climb up the cemented pilgrim path up to the Shiva temple of Tungnath which is at the height of 12,000 Feet. From Tungnath, the trek continues till Chandrashila Peak. After resting and exploring at the summit, we will come back to Chopta to stay overnight in the tents.
Day - 4 : Chopta - Haridwar (180 KM Drive)
After the Breakfast, we will start the drive back to Haridwar railway station in a cab. (cab expense will be shared among all the participants at actual).
1. Nutritious, high calorie vegetarian food will be served.
2. Guides for the trek who will meet the group at Rishikesh and will be present with the group through out the trek.
3. First Aid
4. Cook and Camp helpers.
5. Tented Accommodation with Sleeping Bag.
6. All Permits.
1. Any expenses of personal nature like phone call, bottled water etc.
2. Food apart from mentioned above in "Cost Includes" column
3. Transport between Delhi & Rishikesh And Rishikesh & Govind Ghat.
4. Any air / train / bus ticket to reach Delhi or come back from Delhi.
6. Camera fees if any.
7. Hotel cost at Haridwar
8. Any thing not mentioned above
|Instructions & Guidelines||NA|
Situated in Rudraprayag district of Garhwal region in Uttarakhand, Chandrashila peak has the highest Shiva temple in the world, situated in Panch Kedar Tungnath at 12,000 Feet. This is a beautiful trek, with difficulty level rated as moderate, the trail passes through forests and vast meadows, and offers excellent views of snow clad Himalayas. With a 360 degree view on top, you can see Chaukhamba, Kedarnath, Nanda Devi and Trishul peaks from the distance. This place is also good for skiers who call it as mini Switzerland in winter. Chandrashila is a beautiful vantage point to experience Himalayas in a wide spectrum with the visibility of the entire Kedarnath range all around.