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Yoginder Gupta

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The starting milestone of this trekking journey took us to the Deoria Tal, where we totally enjoyed and relished the charming beauty of Deoria Tal Lake...

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Naveen Adiga

4.0

Deoria Tal and Chandrashila Trek with Chopta is a short trek up to the most spellbinding peaks in Garhwal district. This trek is something that is trul...

Deoria Tal Chandrashila Trek Overview

Deoria Tal and Chandrashila Trek Highlights:

- Get bewitched by the sections of dense forests, moss-covered trails and pastures enveloping the beautiful villages on this trek.
- Camp in the middle of the thickets watching the multi coloured meadows.
- Feel enthralled while watching different birds and take photographs of them. For bird-lovers, Deoria Tal is a haven.
- The summit climb is the major highlight that is ready with breathtaking views of Western and Eastern Uttarakhand.

A five-day Deoriatal Chandrashila Trek awaits you to revel in utmost beauty held by one of the beautiful lakes in the Himalayas as well as the mighty peaks protecting the valleys and villages. This exciting Deoriatal Chandrashila Trek starts from Haridwar, taking you to Sari first, passing by the views of the Ganga and Alakananda rivers and the pilgrim centres of Rishikesh, Devprayag and Rudraprayag. The Mandakini valley that you will come across before reaching Kund has many scenic surprises before you settle down near the river at the campsite at Sari.

The Deoria Tal trek offers you to witness the quaint hamlets and the temple of Ukhimath. You will also be crossing many thickets enriched by the presence of abundant bird species and gradual ascents. Deoria Tal nevers disappoint in terms of camping and the views from the lake. 

Tungnath Temple and Chandrashila Peak located at a height of about 4000 m will be calling you to reach them after beholding the mesmerizing views of hued meadows and pastures. From the top of Chandrashila, get enchanted by the peaks of Nanda Devi, Trishul, Chaukhamba. 

As a part of daily hygiene protocol, proper care of hygiene and sanitation is maintained all through to ensure the utmost care and personal safety of the guests.

Quick Facts:
- Day Temperature: 8°C to15°C 
- Night Temperature: -5°C to 3°C
- Trekking Distance: 30 km
- Maximum Altitude: 12,083 ft
- Difficulty Level: Moderate 
- Railway Station: Haridwar is the nearest railway station 
- Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun
- Base Camp: Sari Village (7-8 hrs drive from Haridwar)
- ATM: Ukhimath has the last ATM point 13 km before Sari

Deoria Tal Chandrashila Trek Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Drive from Haridwar – Sari (1350 m, 6-7 hour of 200 km)

    Arrive at the Haridwar Railway Station by 7:00 AM and then board a vehicle to take you to Sari.

    The ride will entail meandering by the Ganga and Alaknanda rivers and surpass the holy towns of Rishikesh, Devprayag and Rudraprayag till you enter the Mandakini valley.

    Reach Kund by evening and then take a short hike to practice for the next few days’ trekking journeys.

    Settle by the riverside and camp here in a lodge for the night.

  • Day 2 - Trek from Sari – Deoria Tal (2438 m and 4-5 hour trek)

    After breakfast, set off on a trekking journey from the lodge through cosy hamlets and the temple township of Ukhimath.

    Cut through the dense thickets thriving with abundant bird species and continue climbing upwards.

    Upon arriving at Deoria Tal Lake by afternoon, take some time to uncover the gorgeous environs.

    Settle down here in the comfort of your camps and get a good night’s sleep.

  • Day 3 - Trek from Deoria Tal – Chopta (2800 m and 4-5 hour trek)

    Begin the day with breakfast and a walk on a ridge as well as a series of ascending trails.

    You will even come across mixed forests of oaks, pines and rhododendrons.

    Arrive at the campsite in Chopta by afternoon and spend the rest of the day unearthing the natural treasures of the place which are enhanced by snow-capped mountainous landscapes.

    By nightfall, put up your camps here and retire for the night after a hearty dinner.

  • Day 4 - Trek from Chopta – Tungnath (3680 m) – Chandrashila Peak (4000 m and 4-5 hour trek)

    Start off the day by ascending to the slopes to reach Tungnath temple.

    The several hued pastures here along with the beautiful mountains and valleys serving as the backdrop make for a remarkable sight.

    Post stacking up on refreshments, resume your trek uphill towards the Chandrashila Peak at 4000 m.

    From the peak, get enchanted by the peaks of Nanda Devi, Trishul, Chaukhamba.

    Trek down to the base camp at Chopta and the drive up to the lodge where a hot dinner awaits you.

    Retire here for the night.

  • Day 5 - Drive from Chopta – Haridwar (6-7 hour drive of 200 km)

    Post breakfast, you can partake in an exciting session of rafting on the Alaknanda river or unwind at the base camp.

    Upon completion of rafting, depart for Haridwar through the spiritual township of Rishikesh.

    Arrive Haridwar by around 4:00 PM and then continue onwards with your journey.

Stay

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  • Himalayan Eco Lodges and Camps

Meal

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  • 6 small meals in the form of snacks and refreshments during coffee or tea breaks will be provided
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  • From dinner on Day 1 to breakfast on Day 5, all meals will be provided
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  • Veg

Activity

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  • Trekking
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  • Rafting
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  • Camping

Other Inclusions

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  • All driver charges, fuel, parking, toll and taxes
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  • Camping equipment (camping stools, mess tents, dining tent, toilet tents for portable toilet seats, fresh mattress, Imported inflatable sleeping bags)
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  • First aid kit and medicine kit
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  • Forest entry, permits and camping fee
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  • 2 guides for the group of maximum 12 trekkers (i.e. 1 guide for 6 group members)
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  • Porter or mule charges for carrying camping equipment and rations

Transport

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  • Transportation from Haridwar (start) to Haridwar (end) can be availed at an extra cost (choose 'Including Transport' while booking the package)
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  • Vehicles like Toyota Innova, Mahindra Xylo, Mahindra Scorpio, Tempo Traveller will be used
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  • Transportation is also provided by local jeeps and other similar vehicles for short trips between the lodge and the several trekking points

Things To Carry

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  • Thrillophilia voucher (can present mobile voucher)
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  • Valid ID proof for each member
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  • Personal toiletries and medication (if any)
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  • Wardrobe essentials like woollen and fleece clothes, synthetic or waterproof trekking pants with inner lining, wind-proof and rain-proof jackets, sunglasses, waterproof gloves, thermal innerwear, down jacket with min 600 fill power rating, balaclava or woollen cap, scarf or muffler, thick woollen and regular socks, raincoat or ponchos, cap or floppy hat
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  • Comfortable waterproof (Goretex) high-ankle trekking shoes with good grip
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  • Trekking pole or stick
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  • Gaiters
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  • Insulated water bottle and hydration pack (optional)
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  • A small backpack or day pack with plastic or waterproof lining
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  • Mosquito & insect repellent
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  • Sunscreen lotion
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  • Sunglasses
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  • Binoculars
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  • Camera
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  • Cap or hat
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  • Flashlight (with spare batteries)
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  • Extra disposal bags

Advisory

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  • Travel in small groups.
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  • Proper waste disposal is mandatory.
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  • Respect local cultures and be sensitive toward wildlife.
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  • Those suffering from an ailment or heart disease, diabetes, breathing problems or is pregnant cannot participate in this trek.
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  • Camping and trekking equipment can be available for rent or purchase at an additional cost.
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  • Porter services can also be made available at an extra cost of INR 600 for carrying personal belongings on the trek weighing not more than 10 kg.
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  • Personal belongings must be carried in a duffel bag, a soft shoulder bag or a rucksack. Avoid suitcases, trolleys or any other hard luggage.
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  • Avoid carrying unnecessary or expensive items such as luxury watches, jewellery and electronic items on the trek.
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  • Guidelines issued by the State-Government is to be followed.
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  • Social distancing to be maintained.
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  • Frequent hand sanitisation and use of mask recommended.
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  • Please provide a valid ID at the time of check-in.
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  • The exact location will be shared with you post-booking.
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  • Avoid uncomfortable clothing during the activities (like sarees, etc.).
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  • Consumption of alcohol or any other intoxicating products is strictly prohibited during this activity.

Deoria Tal Chandrashila Trek: Cancellation Policy

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  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made 15-30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-15 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain trips or activities may get cancelled. In such cases operator will try their best to provide an alternate feasible. However a cash refund will not be applicable for the same.
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  • Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking.

Deoria Tal Chandrashila Trek: Refund Policy

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  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days
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  • All applicable refunds will be done in traveller's thrillophilia wallet as Thrillcash

Deoria Tal Chandrashila Trek: Booking Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.
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    Story by Yoginder Gupta

     Rated : 4.0

    The starting milestone of this trekking journey took us to the Deoria Tal, where we totally enjoyed and relished the charming beauty of Deoria Tal Lake while standing at 2438 m. This view is from the Chaukhamba Peak; this is where we captured the stunning and gorgeous views of the Deoria Tal Lake and its pristine, clear, and mirror-like waters. The trek trail leading to Chopta from here is completely enveloped in the lush, posh green meadows. This is such a beautiful sight to see. From there we reached the Tungnath temple, the highest shrine of Shiva in the world.

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    Story by Naveen Adiga

     Rated : 4.0

    Deoria Tal and Chandrashila Trek with Chopta is a short trek up to the most spellbinding peaks in Garhwal district. This trek is something that is truly enjoyable. After few kms of walk to Tungnath, we proceeded forward with the trek. This is my favourite Himalayan trek because you get to see the beauty of the sunset in the most inexplicable way possible here. This is sheer brilliance and stunning thing ever in the world.

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    Story by Sucheta Namboothiri

     Rated : 5.0

    Chandrashile Trek is such an amazing location. The trek was great experience- Uttarakhand is damn beautiful state and provides you with an array of natural beauties. During this trek we climb some of the mst beautiful peaks like Deoria Tal, Chopta and Tugnath. Camping experience was really amazing and our trek leader and other members were very friendly.

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    Story by Niraj Yadav

     Rated : 4.0

    The place is amazing. I trekked Deoria Tal in February 2015. It was snowing all around, surrounding was chilly, but the experience was mind blowing. My experience of the place http://www.budgetyatri.com/2015/03/6-days-of-winter-in-himalayas-solo-2015_49.html

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    Story by Devi Guha

     Rated : 5.0

    The Deoria Tal and Chandrashila Trek that I had gone to with my club members was truly majestic. The Himalayas has always been very close to my heart. From lush green meadows and verdant slopes to snow topped peaks, the jorney from Deoria Tal to Chandrashila has it all rolled up its sleeves. I was amazed at the variety that this place packs. The moss green trails which we took to go the distance actually make you think you are in an adventure movie. I am not a bird lover but I was thrilled to see so many birds of different origins nestle in this region. This is definitely worth a revisit!

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    Story by Draupadi Varma

     Rated : 5.0

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    Our guide and porter were both extremely professional. The entire trek they walked with us closely and always asked us from time to time if we need a little rest or something, we felt safe during the trek. Thrillophilia every time they organized our trip so well also provided with the expereince-guide and staff... certainly would use their service again

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    Story by Ekaksh Kakkar

     Rated : 5.0

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    Exploring the place was truly amazing, the walked experience was really nice with the breathtaking views of the place, the time run so fast that we didn't know that we spend there 5-days and 4-nights. Truly amazing would recommend others.

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    Story by Ranjeet Bharadwaj

     Rated : 4.0

    It was my first trekking experience ever and I enjoyed it a lot. Only thing which can be improve is food quality which was average. Best was camping in nowhere and bonfire in the night. I had seen lot of different varieties of birds on this. My special thanks to our trek guide who guided us very patiently through out the trek as most us novice trekkers.

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    Story by Rajinder Kaur

     Rated : 4.0

    Trekking in chandrashila was too difficult for me at the beginning, but thanks to our tour guide, their instruction made it easy. The Deoria Tal has an elegant lake which looks wonderful as located in the nature's lap.

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    Story by Vasundhara Sinha

     Rated : 4.0

    We visited the Deoria Tal last year with my office colleagues , we spend some really good time there. Overnight camping and trekking was quite adventurous. Thanks a lot guys . you made my trip memorable.

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    People Also Ask About Deoria Tal Chandrashila Trek

    1. When is the best time to go for Deoria Tal Chandrashila Trek?

      Round the year except monsoon will be highly suitable to do the trek to Deoria Tal. The temperature will be modest and the days will be sunny and clear mostly except early mornings in winter. There will be a huge snow cover during the months of December through April.

      During spring time, the trails through the forests will be covered with multiple flowers and in winter the snow will transform the entire region into white with some patches of green here and there.

    2. What level of fitness is expected from me on Deoriatal Chandrashila trek?

      Deoriatal Chandrashila trek is graded as a moderate trek. It makes a lot of sense to spend some time before coming on a trekking holiday getting some additional exercise. The fitter you are, after all, the more enjoyable you will find the experience. For this trip, you need to be aerobically fit and also comfortable with walking up to 7 hours on some days.

    3. What all things I should carry for the Deoria Tal Chandrashila Trek?

      - A small backpack or day pack with plastic or waterproof lining
      - Comfortable waterproof (Goretex) high-ankle trekking shoes with good grip
      - Trekking pole or stick
      - Wardrobe essentials like woolen and fleece clothes, synthetic or waterproof trekking pants with inner lining, wind-proof and rain-proof jackets
      - Moisturizer, Sun Screen Lotion, Lip Balm
      - Personal Medicine Kit
      - Gaiters
      - Rain cover for bags
      - Insulated water bottle and hydration pack (optional)
      - Torch / Flashlight (with extra batteries)
      - Extra Polythene bags

    4. What kind of shoes I should have for Deoria Tal Chandrashila Trek?

      You don’t need special snowshoes. A good trekking shoe is sufficient for the trek. We recommend shoes that are water-resistant. When there is snow, we suggest micro spikes and gaiters.

    5. What will be the facility of food and water during the trek?

      There are proper meals with subsequent nutritional values planned for the people coming in for the trek. This would include nutritional vegetarian meals, 6 small meals in the form of snacks and refreshments during coffee or tea breaks will also be provided. That is, all the meals from dinner on day 1 to breakfast on day 5 will be provided to the trekkers.

    6. What all medicines I should carry? Can I take diamox?

      Carrying medicines is important while trekking anywhere in the world. Your first-aid should have anti-diarrhea medicine such as loperamide but make sure that you don't take it unless getting to a toilet isn't an option.

      During the trekking you may not have access to pharmacies. So it’s better to have medications ready. Yes, you can carry diamox and can be taken too if having sickness/nausea.

    7. Will there be mobile connectivity?

      Indian mobile networks do not work for most part of this trek. Vodafone and BSNL are the only mobile networks that work in patches along the way (but are inconsistent).

    8. What will be the temparature on Deoria Tal Chandrashila Trek?

      During winter time, the temperature ranges between -5 to 10 degree Celsius and the days will be fine and the night time becomes really cold. From August to October end, the temperature remains varying in between 4 to 23 degree Celsius.

    9. Is it a good trek for first timer?

      Deoriatal-Chandrashila is graded as a moderate trek. Beginners can attempt this trek provided they stick to the fitness schedule and meet the health requirements. 

    10. Will I find snow on the Deoria Tal Chandrashila Trek?

      You are likely to find snow on this trail in the months of December, January and February. Sometimes, you can get lucky and find snow well int March.

    11. How is Deoria Tal Chandrashila trek weather?

      At high altitudes, temperatures are sure to dip into negative at nights, especially in the winter. For these extreme cold temperatures, you need to keep the rule of 3 in mind. The rule of 3 usually takes care of cold that dip to -10°C. It is a simple formula of wearing 3 layers of woolen, inners and lower wear.

    12. What is the difficulty level of Deoria Tal Chandrashila Trek?

      This is a moderate level trek. We will cover anywhere between 8-15kms a day barring the days left out for sightseeing, traveling and other tourist activities.

    13. What are the washroom/toilet facilities like on the Deoria Tal Chandrashila Trek?

      Depending on the campsites and guest houses, the toilets will be different. There will be toilet tents along each campsite from 2 to 4 toilet tents depending on the size of the group. A toilet tent will have a deep pit, mound of soil and a shovel to cover it up. Since these are dry toilets, make sure you are using the paper tissues which are easily biodegradable.

    14. Will there be water sources on the way?

      Yes, almost all the campsites coming on this trek are located near water sources and thus there will not be any difficulty in getting fresh Himalayan water. Two to three litres of water will be enough for each day and there are multiple streams and small water bodies on the way from Deoria Tal to Chopta.

    15. Are there any electricity charging points on this Deoria Tal trek?

      Finding electricity charging points en route will be difficult after Sari. Hence make sure you call your relatives before-hand and let them know after Sari, it would be difficult to get your phones or power banks charged using electricity. Sari is the only place where you’ll get an electricity charging point.

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