This all-season trek is known for its scenic beauty and perfect locations. It passes through some of the beautiful forests and affords excellent views of the snow peaks. The trek gives you the opportunity to visit the 1000-year-old Tungnath temple, which is the highest shrine of Lord Shiva. It is one of the Panch-Kedars and is believed to have been built by Arjuna himself. Chandrashila is famous for its breathtaking 360-degree view of the Himalayan ranges. It is one of the few peaks that can also be climbed in the winter months. The campsites on the trek are at such places which will take your breath away. The jungle trail from Deoria is outstanding with huge trees and variety of vegetation. The lake is surrounded by the tremendous Himalayan ranges and towering peaks on the edge of it. On the top of the Chandrashila peak one can see whole lot of peaks like Mt. Chaukhamba, Mt. Neelkanth, Mt. Bhagirathi at one side and on the other side the Mt. Nanda Devi, Mt. Trishul and Mt. Maikkoli. The trek is meant for those who want to enjoy the immaculate delight of being in the Himalayas. So one should come and take a break from daily hustle and bustle to live a moment of joy in mysterious mountain places.
Things to Pack:
Rucksack, cotton clothes, good trekking shoes, a warm jacket, Gloves, warmer, woolen or monkey cap covering head and ears, UV rays protected sunglasses, raincoat, extra socks, water bottle, torch, cold cream, sunscreen, toilet soap, towel, Walking Stick and medicines that you usually use.
How to Reach Dehradun:
Take a flight to Jolly Grant Airport to reach Dehradun city as the airport is 31 km away. From there, you can easily find a cab for yourself.
The Dehradun railway station is located 1-2 km away from the city which is well connected to all the major cities of the country like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Allahabad, Lucknow and many more.
Dehradun is easily accessible from major cities of the country as it has an excellent road connectivity with other major cities and towns of North India. There are state-run and private buses that offer a regular service. Cab facility is also available from major towns and cities of Uttarakhand and from Delhi as well.