Chopta, Uttarakhand, India

3 Nights / 4 Days

  • Among the mountain ranges of the unspoilt Uttarakhand, there is a place with sprawling green meadows and vast blue skies kissing the snow capped ranges. Chopta is a beauty at the foothills of the Himalayas. Famously called as the ' Switzerland', it still remains untamed and unspoiled with few wanderers exploring. This trek is for beginners who want to see the beautiful side of both green pastures and pure white snow! Fall in love nature at its best!

    Weather

    Summer: 22^C – 27^C (April to July) Winter: 0^C – -5^C.

    Nearest Airport

    Gaggal airport, Dehradun.

    Nearest Railway

    Dehradun Junction.

    Best Time to visit

    This trek can be done all through year. Although winters can get very cold, but with ample amount of warm clothes, it is do-able.

  • Day 01 :
    Dehradun to Deoriatal Arrive at Dehradun from Delhi in the morning. You can either arrive by Volvo buses that traverse from Delhi or fly into the Dehradun airpoort before a day of the trek. We start early from Dehradun and reach Deoriataal by evening. Lunch will be self-sponsored on the way at a nice road side Dhaba. Deoria Tal is a small lake with two tea shops around it. The views of the mountain ranges from here are fabulous. The beauty of the view generally intensifies in the morning, when the clouds have cleared to offer unreal views of the hills. Reach the base camp, have hot dinner made by our cooks (Veg - Roti (Indian bread) Sabzi(Veg curry) , Dal Chawal (Lentile soup and Rice)) and retreat into the tents for a good nights sleep.

    Day 02 :
    Deoriatalto Chopta Distance: 12Kms Altitude: 2900mts Time 4-5 hours Wake up early and have a good filling breakfast. Get your backpacks ready and pack your lunch. Post breakfast we start trekking to Chopta. This day is a level walk through some beautiful forests and meadows. By afternoon, we can stop by to have your lunch. If you are trekking in the winter months, expect some snow in the shadow areas. There are two camping options, either camp short of Chopta near a stream, or at the meadows below the shops at Chopta.. Pitch in your tents, have some good dinner and retreat for the night!

    Day 03 :
    Chopta to Tunghnath Temple to Chandrashila and return to Chopta Distance: 15Kms Altitude: 3400 mts to 3925 mts Time 8-9 hours Wake up to a fresh morning and chirrups of birds in the meadows. Get fresh and have your breakfast, pack your lunch and start trekking by 7: 30 am. It is always a good idea to start early. The height gain on this day will be approximately 1 km. The trek is through steep a ridge below Khanpari Tibba (4000m). From this point, one can have a magnificent glimpse of Manali, situated on the left bank of River Beas and the whole upper Kullu valley, which appears swathed in the different colors depending on the season. The lake at Rani Sui is a small mountain tarn with 360 degree views of the majestic PirPanjal and Dhauladhar ranges. It’s a steady trek after that, through high altitude meadows and pine, maple, horse chestnut, walnut forests to Duddu Thatch. Reach the second base camp and pitch up your tents here. Have dinner around a bon fire, share a few laughs and bond! You can retreat for the night.

    Day 04 :
    Chopta to Dehradun Distance: 3Kms After breakfast, you can spend some tiem lazing around the meadows. After this, you will be driven back to Dehradun by lunch time. This is where our trek ends and you can head back to your destinations or hang around in Dehradun for a day or two and indulge in a lovely hill life!

  • PER PERSON COST: INR 15,020 /- onwards.
    (Additional 9% of the tour cost would be charged as service tax).

    COST INCLUDES:

    • Transport support throughout the trek.
    • Experience mountain guide & Cook.
    • Camping Arrangement (Tents + Sleeping Bag + Camping Mattresses + Camping Stool/Chair + Mess Tents + First Aid).
    • Forest entry charges payable at forest check post.
    • All veg meals starting from on trip starting from dinner on day 1 to breakfast on last day. Please note that breakfast and dinner will be hot while lunch will be packed.
    • Porter/Mule for Carrying camping equipment & ration, Please note that personal luggage will not be carried by the porters.

    COST EXCLUDES:

    • Any meals out of campsite meals.
    • Guesthouse accommodation anywhere unless mentioned.
    • Any tips,laundry ,phone calls, medicines, personal expenses on any other meal or drinks.
    • Personal porter support will be chargeable at 300 Rs per bag per day. Weight of 1 bag should not increase 12 kgs.
    • Flight or personal transport charges.
    • (Transport from main cities like Delhi and Chandigarh to Manali can be arranged, but will incur additional costs.)

     

  • Payment Terms

    • Indian nationals: 100% payment on or before 60 days of travel.
    • Foreign Nationals:100% payment on or before 90 days of travel.

    Cancellation Policy

    • 50% refund if cancelled before 50 days of travel.
    • 20% refund if cancelled 30 days before travel.
    • No refund if cancelled after above mentioned days.

    Additional terms

    • This tour requires a general fitness among individuals.
    • A medical certificate will be needed to be produced giving a basic stats of your vitals.Indeminity bond needs to be signed prior to the tour.
    • Beyond roads travel and photography Pvt. Ltd will not be held responsible for any damages or mishaps to the property etc. undertaken by the customer.
    • Beyond roads travel and photography Pvt. Ltd will not be responsible for any loss or theft. Although, it is advisable not to keep an eye out on a general note.
    • If you have any medical condition, it did be advisable to inform us about it. This ensures an extra care and support for you from our side.
    • Beyond roads travel and photography Pvt. Ltd can cancel any tours for any unseen or unfavourable conditions which can prove risky for you to travel there. In such a case, a full refund will be amde to you.
    • It is advisable to follow a set rules, especially in mentored tours. This ensures your safety.
    • There are guidlines and advise on what to carry in your clothes baggage. This ensures you are comfortable throughout your journey. Any medical emergencies will not be borne by Beyond roads Travel and Photography Pvt. Although, care and assitance will be given to you throughout any unforeseen circumstances.
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