Deoria Tal and Chandrasilla Top Trek

Chandrasilla Top trek is one of the popular trek that can be undertaken round the year, in Garhwal Himalayas. Chandrasilla summit is a rock face above the temple of Tungnath, the highest of all the temples of Lord Shiva in the Himalayas. It is a short but rigorous hike beyond the temple. The Chandrasilla summit affords the most beautiful view of the Nandadevi, Trishul, Kedar Peak and Chaukhamba Group of Peaks.

Deoria Tal, one of the most beautiful high altitude lakes which are sprinkled all over the Garhwal Himalayas. Deoria Tal is situated at an altitude 2438 mts and is an excellent spot for angling and birdwatching. It is also very famous for the reflection of surrounding snow covered Peaks of Chaukhamba & Kedarnath on its surface at dawn and early in the morning.

Trek Facts :

Area: Garhwal Himalayas
Duration: 03 nights / 04 days
Grade: Easy to Moderate
Highest Point: 4000 mts. (Chandrasilla Top)
Highest Camping Point: 2900 mts.
Highlights: Deoria Tal lake (2450m), Chandrasilla top (4000m), magnificient views of Mt. Chaukhambha & Kedarnath Group of Peaks, View of Mt Nanda Devi …
Best Time to Go: February to May, Sept to Dec.

Detailed Itinerary :

Day 01: Drive Rishikesh – Sari village and trek to Lake Deoria Tal (2450 mts)

From Rishikesh, we start drive to Ukhimath via, Devprayag (Confluence of Alaknanda & Bhagirathi, from Devprayag the Holy River Ganges start), and Rudraprayag (Confluence of Alaknanda & Mandakini River). We stop for lunch enroute. We continue our drive and arrive at Sari village. After having a chai break we walk for apprx. 2.5 kms about 1 hour to reach to the lake Deoria Tal. Upon arrival check in to your tents. Dinner & overnight stay at Deoria Tal.

Day 02 : Trek Deoria Tal - Sari - Chopta (2900 mts, 13kms.)

Wake up early morning to capture the Beautiful Views of the Peak Kedarnath and Chaukhamba group of peaks with their reflection in the Lake.

After breakfast, we trek down to Sari village (3 kms) and from here we trek to Chopta through dense forest and meadows, with packed lunch.

The trail passes through silver oak and somewhere rhododendron forest. A beautiful day to spot various kind of birds. Upon arrival at Chopta set out your tents for overnight stay. In the evening enjoy the magnificent views of the Himalayas.

Day 03: Trek Chopta –Tungnath (3680 mts) - Chandrashila (4000mts.)- Chopta

After an early breakfast, we trek to Tungnath with packed lunch. Tungnath is situated at the height of 3680 mts from the sea level, the highest Lord Shiva Shrine in India. Enroute we will find lush green meadows and we can see the entire range of snow clapped Himalayas.

Upon arrival at Tungnath visit the temple. After relax we further trek 1 km trek to Chandrasilla Top, which has the magnificient views of the Great Himalayas and with the view of highest peak of India Nanda Devi (7848 mts.). Later trek back to Chopta for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 04: Drive Chopta – Rishikesh (185 kms/7-8 hrs)

After an early breakfast we drive back to Rishikesh. Lunch enroute. Upon arrival at Rishikesh tour concludes.

Gallery : Deoria Tal and Chandrasilla Top Trek