Deoriatal Camping

5 DAYS 4 NIGHTS
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Deoriatal Camping

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:

By Air:

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.

By Rail:

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.

By Road:

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.

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Day 1- Pickup to you from Rishikesh to Sari Deoriatal

  • Total distance 03 km – 1/2 Hours journey.
  • Mode of the journey – Trek 3Km.
  • Altitude – Deoriatal –2,390 Meters

Our representative will expect you at Rishikesh railway station at 6:30 in the morning today. Pick up can also be done alternatively from Rishikesh as well. We will drive uphills from Rishikesh along the mighty Ganga River flowing downwards. We will have our lunch on the way. We will reach Sari in afternoon and soon we will start trekking to Deoriatal. The trek ascends on a well defined path of stones and goes into the beautiful forest of Rhododendron and Cedar. As we climb higher the Himalayan mountain starts appearing. We keep going steadily up and then a level walk in the dense forest takes us to the Deoriatal. We will be welcomed by a grand vista of Chaukhamba massifs unveiled in the lake water. The rest of the day is spending in exploration and capturing pictures of the lake side. We will camp near the lake side for the night.

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Day 2 – Trek from Deoriatal to Baniya Kund via Rohini Bugyal

  • Total distance 14 km – 6/7 Hours journey.
  • Mode of the journey – Trek 14Km.
  • Altitude – Baniya Kund –2,610 Meters
  • In the morning, the cloud cover removes from the Himalayan peaks and diamond-crusted sunlights elucidate the outlines of Chaukhamba in the lake water. This is the marvellous view of this trek which you can not miss. Make sure to take pictures of this beautiful scenery. Post breakfast we will start trekking. This trail is sprinkled with the variety of vegetation most notably the two type of Rhododendron red and pink. As we ascend towards Rohini Bugyal, Chaukhamba massif and Mount Kedar summit, rises closely. On the further walk, we will come across some shrine and a three-way root. We will take the centre one towards Chopta village

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    Day 3 - Trek from Baniya Kund to Tungnath and Chandrashila (12,083 feet) then back to Baniya Kund

  • Total distance 08 km – 5/6 Hours journey.
  • Mode of the journey – Trek 8Km.
  • Altitude – Deoriatal –4,000 Meters
  • We will start trekking in the wee hours of the dark, which will let us have a beautiful sunrise from Tungnath Top. The trek is a well defined from Chopta, runs on a well-defined concrete-bound trail. There are 11 scissors bend on this trail and the 10th bend of the trail marks the opening of a splendid view of Chandrashila and a connecting peak called “Ravanshila”. In the winter these trails are covered with white snow thus making the trek a little bit difficult. From Tungnath temple, the route to Chandrashila peak bends from behind the temple complex. The 500 meters steep climb can be covered in 45-60 minute. The top of Chandrashila welcome you with a 360 degree panaromic view of the notable peaks such as Nanda Devi, Trishul, Nandaghunti, Dronagiri, Chaukhamba, and Kedar. We will spend some time here and descend down to Chopta. It will take you about 3 hours to climb down to the campsite.

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    Day 4- Drive Baniya Kund to Haridwar via Rishikesh

  • Total distance 220 km – 7/8 Hours journey.
  • Mode of the journey – By Taxi.
  • On last day of the journey we will ride back from the Chopta to Haridwar.The 7 hour’s journey will pass through the forests, small mountain villages and towns. You will be reaching Haridwar in the evening.

    INCLUDED

    What is Included In This Trek?

    Accommodation in Camp/ on share basis

    All meals: breakfast, packed lunch, tea, and dinner

    High quality tents

    Medical Kit

    NOT INCLUDED

    What is Not Included In This Trip?

    Personal Insurance

    Medical Certificate

    Personal toiletry Items and Personal Medicine kit

    Mandatory Documents

    Please carry the documents given below

    Original and photocopy of government photo identity card- (Aadhar Card, Driving License, Voters ID, etc,
    Passport and Visa important to foreigners

    Water Bottle 2

    Cap or Balaclava

    Sunglasses

    Slippers

    Sunscreen

    Torch head light

    Personal Toiletry Items – (toothpaste, toothbrush, toilet paper, sanitizer etc.)