Chandrashila Challenge

Chopta in Uttarakhand is a great base for multiple excursions, which include Deiora Tal, a spectacular lake in the Himalayas, the old Tungnath Temple and Chandrashila Peak

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Difficulty

Grade 2

Dates

08 - 12 June, 2022

TREK

4 nights 5 day trip

AIRPORT

Dehra Dun

The objective of the The Juniper Juniper Format is to build a fondness of the young to the outdoors. This time around we head to Chopta in Uttarakhand and do an acclimatisation walk to Deiora Tal, a spectacular lake in the Himalayas. The following day is a rest day, where a naturalist will hold a short interactive session about nature, wildlife and the flora & fauna of the region. On the final day participants will trek up to the Tungnath Temple and then attempt to summit Chandrashila 4000m.

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Safe Trails

Safe and scenic trails all the way to the summit of Chandrashilla

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The Juniper Junior Trip Format is designed for parents and children to trek together. It's an easy paced format on safe trails. The key objective is to build a fondness for the outdoors amongst children.

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Chopta is widely considered one of the most pretty locations across the Indian Himalaya. Multiple peaks in the Garhwal Himalaya including Chaukhambha are visible from the road level.

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Short trek away is the most stunning lake of Deoria Tal. At an altitude of 2,438 m, it has heavily wooded, lushgreen surroundings with snow-covered mountains (Chaukhamba is one of them) in the backdrop.

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The Chopta is widely considered as a birding paradise. The Himalayan Monal which has been voted as the most beautiful bird of India. A naturalist will be on hand to offer an introduction on the flora and fauna of the region.

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Tungnath is the highest Shiva temple in the world at a height of 3650m. It is over 1000 years old, located eroute to the summit of Chandrashilla Peak.

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The summit of Chandrashila Peak offers a dramatic 360 degrees view of the Garhwal Himalaya

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We descent past Rudraparag and Rishikesh on the way to Dehra Dun airport to catch flight home

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The Snow Pod Hotel offers comfortable accommodation in a remote part of the Himalaya

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