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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



Grade 2


May 01 - 04 , 2024


4 days


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.


Highlight #1

Safe Trails

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

Chandrashilla Challenge -Gallery


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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


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





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