How long is Chandrashila Trek?
If you approach it from Sari, which is a more scenic route, with the Deoriatal lake, dense forest trails and beautiful campsites, the duration of the Chandrashila trek is 4 days. If you approach the trek from Chopta as your starting point, you can do the Chandrashila trek in just a single day and return to Chopta.
Why is Chandrashila famous?
Chandrashila Trek is famous among tourist as Temple, Easy Trek, Snow Trek, Summit, 360 Himalayan Views, winter trek, Trekking. Chandrashila Trek is popular destination for following activities/ interests – Adventure, Peaks and Mountains, Temples, Trekking, View Points, Winter Treks.
Is Chandrashila trek open now?
The trek is open 12 months an year.
What is the story of Chandrashila?
Chandrashila is the summit above Tungnath temple. It literally means “Moon Rock”. It is located at a height of about 3,690 metres (12,110 ft) above sea level. According to one such legend, this is the place where Lord Rama meditated after defeating the demon-king Ravana.
Can we visit Tungnath now?
Tungnath is the highest temple of the deity Lord Shiva and is usually shut during the winter and is open during the summer for visit. To reach Tungnath from Haridwar will take up to 3-4 days.
Is Tungnath temple open now 2021?
The Tungnath temple will be open for pilgrims on 17 May 2021. In 2020, Tungnath Temple was opened on 20 May 2020. Closing Date of Tungnath Temple 2021: The Tungnath Temple will be closed on 30 October 2021. Closing date of Tungnath Dham is announced on the day of Vaijayadashmi/ Dusshera.
How tall is the summit of Chandrashila in feet?
The majestic Chandrashila summit serves as a vantage point that offers a heavenly panorama of the Great Himalayas. Why Trek to Chandrashila? Chandrashila is proudly seated at an elevation of 4,000 meters about 13,000 feet above sea level.
Who is believed to have meditated at Chandrashila peak?
It is believed that Lord Lakshman meditated at Chandrashila peak after defeating the demon-king Ravana. Another legend says that moon-god Chandra spent time here in penance. To know about how to reach Chandrashila from Delhi, refer to Chopta driving directions. Chandrashila summit is a 5 km mild trek which begins from Chopta through Tungnath
What do you see from the summit of Deoriatal Chandrashila?
Everything is below you — the clouds, the hills, the tiny specks of civilization. On a Himalayan trek, you usually see mountain ranges in the distance. This is where Deoriatal Chandrashila is special. It is not a section of Himalayan ranges that you see. You see all the major summits of Western and Eastern Uttarakhand from the summit.
Which is the best base camp for Chandrashila Trek?
Many travelers like to commence the exhilarating Chandrashila trek that can be completed by a short gradient of 1.5 km from Tungnath. However, the base camp for the Chandrashila trek is Chopta. Chandrashila is one of the popular treks of Uttarakhand that can be undertaken throughout the year.