Why to Chandrashila?
Chandrashila is proudly seated at an elevation of 4,000 meters about 13,000 feet above sea level. 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. But sometimes during winters, the trek route remains hidden under the sheath of snow.
Owing to its relative easiness and accessibility, the Chandrashilla summit trek is one of the most frequented treks of Uttarakhand. It offers a mesmerizing 360-degree view of the majestic Himalayan peaks like Kedarnath Dome , Chaukhamba, Trishul, and Nanda Devi. This trek opens up to the verdant meadows, one can absorb the scent of the deodar trees and pay obeisance at the holy Tungnath shrine
The Chandrashila trek route is a blessing for the weary souls who are in search of peace and tranquillity. This beautiful trek takes one through verdant meadows, deodar forests and the majestic Tungnath shrine. You can also enrapture in spirituality here by visiting the Chandrashila temple, where Lakshman, the younger brother of Lord Rama meditated.Stay in Chandrashila
Chandrashila is the summit of Chandranath Parbat at a staggering height of 4,000 meters. There is no accommodation available at the peak here, also camping is not allowed as well. One has to descent 1.5 km down to Tungnath Temple to find any sort of accommodation but that too is limited to a few rooms in an ashram and cannot be booked in advance. Best is to find a place to stay at Chopta and trek to Chandrashila via Tungnath.