Auli – Chopta Tour Package Ex Delhi | 06 Night/07 Days

About Auli - Chopta Destination & Nearest Place to Visit

Chopta is a small region of meadows and evergreen forest area which is a part of kedarnath wildlife sanctuary located in Uttarakhand state, India and a base for trekking to Tungnath, third temple of Panch Kedar, which lies 3.5 kilometres (2.2 mi) away. Located at a distance of 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi) from Tungnath is Chandrashila, a rising to over 4,000 metres (13,000 ft). Chopta is an unspoiled natural destination lying in the lap of the Uttarakhand Himalayas and offers views of the imposing Himalayan range including Trishul, Nanda Devi and Chaukhamba. It is located at an elevation of 2,680 metres (8,790 ft) above sea level. Chopta village is surrounded by forests of pine, deodar and rhododendron and is rich in flora and fauna include rare species of birds and musk deer.

Auli Tourism


Auli in the Indian state of Uttarakhand is renowned for the fascinating ski resorts and stunning natural vistas. Bounded by the snowy peaks of the mighty Himalayas, this hilly terrain offers the enchanting sceneries of oak fringed slopes and coniferous forests. At an average height of 2800 meters, this might be the single spot where the visitors would get the unusual opportunity of a nice promenade.Walking through the misty slope provides one with the imposing spectacles of some of the lofty mountain ranges like Nanda Devi, Mana Paravat and Kamat Kamet. Besides these snowy miracles, the bouleds through the slopes offers marvelous views of gorgeous apple orchards and fine deodar trees, which make ones morning, stride a precious experience.

Places To Visit In Chopta

1.Tungnath Temple

Situated amongst the wondrous mountains of Tungnath in the Rudraprayag District, Tungnath Temple is the highest Shiva temple in the world nestled at an altitude of 3680 meters. It is one of the Panch Kedars and is believed to have belonged to an ancient era almost 1000 years old. The foundation of this temple was laid down by Arjuna who was the third of the Pandava brothers. It was built in the North Indian style of architecture and has a dozen shrines of other Gods surrounding the temple. There are numerous tales associated with the place including the one where Lord Ram carried out meditation to get himself released from the curse of Brahmahatya for killing Ravana.

The distinguishing feature of this exquisite beauty is its location amidst beautiful mountain ranges and religious importance which has been attracting millions of Hindu pilgrims from around the world in the last five years. It is a fantastic place to visit especially for the adventure lovers out there for they are going to have a great time trekking to reach the temple. It is a perfect combination of spirituality, beauty, and serenity thereby making it a sure-shot and an ideal getaway for all the tourists.

2.Deori Tal | Chopta Uttarakhand India

The Deoria Tal is located on the Ukhimath-Gopeshwar road, and is reached by a 2 km trek through Sari Village. Visiting the Deoria Tal is a wholesome experience in itself, passing the village and collecting snippets of its daily life through your camera, and if possible, then conversing with the village inhabitants. The lake is surrounded by pines in multitude and clearly mirrors these pines and the Chaukhamba peaks once still. The lake itself is one of the chief attractions of Chopta, with tons of visitors thronging it during peak season.

3.Tungnath and Chandrashila Trek

Tungnath, a quaint village in Uttarakhand, is known as the starting point of the popular Chopta Chadrashila Trek. At a height of 2680m, this village is surrounded by evergreen forests of pine, deodar and rhododendron. This is one of the easier treks in the Himalayan region and hence, recommended for first timers. The trek covers a large region, starting from Haridwar and ending at Chandrashila.

The trek initiates from the holy city of Haridwar towards Devarivatal Lake; which is located at an altitude of 2440 m. Here, you get a picturesque view of the Chaukhamba ranges. As one goes further, one comes across Chopta, with a height of 3000m. Next comes Tungnath, at an elevation of 3680 m. And finally, one arrives at the beautiful Chadrashila Top at 4130 m. The Tungnath temple and Chandrashila peak award you with a 360 degree, mesmerising view of the valleys below. The peaks of Panchchuli, Nanda Devi, Nilkanth and Kedarnath are all covered during the trek.

4.Kanchula Korak Musk Deer Sanctuary

The Kanchula Korak Deer Musk Sanctuary houses the famous Musk Deer and more importantly, and abundance of lush green vegetation, a lot of varieties of which are claimed by locals to have not even been scientifically classified yet. Sprawled over an area of 5 sq. km, you can spend a larger bit of your day here, lazing around with a pair of binoculars to explore the place.

5.Ukhimath, Rudra Prayag Overview

Ukhimath is also known as winter Kedarnath and is famous for the Lord Shiva Temple which houses the Lord in winters when Kedarnath is shut down. Ukhimath is also a very beautiful hill station providing great scenery of the Himalayas. In the lower hills of the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand, perched at an altitude of 1300 meters, The hill station attracts devotees and travelers alike from all parts of the state and country

Home to Lord Kedarnath and Lord Madhyamaheswar in the winters when Kedarnath becomes inaccessible due to heavy snowfall, Ukhimath is a deeply religious town with spirituality and devotion oozing through its lanes. Ukhimath also provides some great panoramic views of the Himalayan peaks which are covered in snow. It is a place fit for some time in solidarity and amidst a spirituality of significant religious centre.

Places To Visit In Auli

1.Auli artificial lake

Along with the natural wonders of Auli, explore the man-made gems too! The artificial lake of Auli is one of the man’s best creations and the highest man-made lake. The snow gun station along the ski slopes are fed from the water of this lake. So, ski down your way to this beautiful lake and spend some solitude time here.

2.Gorson Bugyal

Gorson Bugyal is a colossal land of lush green pastures surrounded by oak trees and coniferous forest. This place in Auli is the best for all trekkers. An early morning trek here will awestruck you as you get to see the deadliest combination of befuddling meadows and their whispering beauty covered under the snow blankets. It is truly one of the best places to visit in Auli.

3.Chattrakund

Located near Joshimath right in the middle of a dense forest, Chhatrakund is a small lake. The lake is famous for its sweet water. It is truly one of the best, nature’s wonder and Auli sightseeing places. So, if you want to escape from the crowded places, spend your time dipping in the sweet water of this small lake.

4.Trishul peak

The snow-capped mountains are quite alluring, the combination of white snow and brown mountain peak is simply gorgeous! One such deadly combo of peaks at Auli is known as the Trishul peak. It is a combination of three Himalayan peaks of western Kumaun. Closer to the Nanda Devi Sanctuary, this peak is one of the best Auli tourist places to see.

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Itinerary

  • Duration: 07 days & 06 nights
  • India: (1) Uttarakhand
  • Tour Type: Daily
  • Ages: 0- 65+
  • Starting Point: Delhi
  • Ending Point: Delhi
Introduction

Auli Chopta Tour Package is well managed tour to cover two beautiful destinations in Hill of Uttarakhand. Travelers enjoy in their weekend holiday and lower of snow trek spend their leisure time playing with snow and take a pleasant freshness of surrounding.

Day

Pickup from Delhi Airport Railway Station and Drive to Haridwar Check in to the hotel Welcome drinks non Alcohol and Evening Ganga Arti at har ki pauri Dinner Overnight Stay at the hotel Haridwar.

After Breakfast, check out from the hotel and Drive to Joshimath , Auli check in to the hotel evening Dinner Overnight Stay at the Hotel Auli.

After Breakfast, visit Auli by Cable Car or Road drive. Auli is famous for its 3 KM long skiing slope. Auli is located at a distance of 16 KM from Joshimath by Road. There are roads connecting Joshimath to Auli but best way to travel to Auli is by cable car. Auli is located at a height of 2750 meter is famous for Ski, many national and international competitions on winter sports like Ski are organized during Jan to March months when Auli gets covered by more than 6 feet of snow and evening dinner overnight stay at the hotel Auli.

After Breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Chopta on arrival check in to the Camping Bonfire Snacks Veg and non Veg Light Music Dinner Overnight Stay at the Camp Rishikesh.

After Breakfast, Starting in the wee hours of dark will let us have a beautiful sunrise experience from Tunganath top. The trek runs on a well-defined concrete-bound trail from Chopta to the temple. Today, the hike will be fraught with steep climbing challenges with sharp turns to cross by. There will be other shrines on the way, of which a particular temple with a flagpole is notable. This one comes after the 10th bend of the road and marks the opening of a splendid view of Chandrashila up ahead. From here, you will also get a clear vision of a connecting peak to Chandrashila. This one is named Ravanshila. In the winters, you will find snow from here. The 11th bend marks the entryway to Tunganath above which the splendid Chandrashila peak towers at 12, 083 ft. The route to the peak bends from behind the temple complex. Beware of thick snow on this summit stretch after December till the end of April. Crampons and gaiters are highly recommended for the snow climb and your trek lead is expected to make the path through the cover of snow sludge with the help of an ice axe. At the end of a steep and arduous climb, the summit will be reached with a 360 degree view of the Garhwal and Kumaon mountains welcomingly lying ahead. Notable peaks in this panorama of grandeur are—Nanda Devi, Trishul, Nandaghunti, Dronagiri, Chaukhamba, and Kedar. Glimpses of the Thalaysagar and Gangotri ranges too could be made out at the edges. ack trek to chopta and free foe leisure & visit to sun set point dinner overnight stay at the camp.

After Breakfast, check out from the camp and drive to Haridwar on arrival check in to the hotel evening dinner overnight stay at the hotel.

After breakfast, check out from the Camp and drive to Delhi Airport railway station drop.

What's included

  • Accommodation

  • Breakfast + Dinner

  • Pick-up & Drop

  • Sightseeing

  • What's Excluded

  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Entry Fees/ Departure Taxes

Information & FAQ

Useful things to know before you go

How do I plan an optimal trip from Delhi to Chopta?

Here are the best ways to reach Chopta from Delhi: By Bus, By Air, By Train.

Can I go for the Chopta Chandrashila trek without a guide?

Yes, you can go without guide from Chopta road head to Chandrashila top via Tungnath. The trail to Chandrashila goes through the trail adjacent to the temple, however trail is not much visible and you need to be watchfull to be on the right trail. There is also a trek route from Deoriatal to Chandrashila via Chopta, for which I would recommend to take guide.

FAQ

Chopta is an extemely scenic place. With lush green mountains for miles to see and fresh, crisp air, you wouldn’t want to miss out on this place. It’s quite close to places like Auli, which is popularly known as the ‘Switzerland Of India’ and Tungnath, a heavenly abode.

The entire region is extremely popular with tourists so you can expect a fair amount of hustle bustle. It’s also a hotspot for a lot of touristy activities like Zorbing, Skiing, Zip lining, etc. And if you’re feeling a little extra adventurous, there’s also off road driving for the brave hearted and thrill seeking.

Chopta is an absolute destination and a hill station which can be visited round the year. If you wish to visit the sacred Tungnath Temple then visit from April to November, otherwise you find the temple closed. Best time to to travel to Chopta is in Summers (April – June) and Winters (Oct – Dec). Travellers interested in snow fall or want to experience snow trekking in Chopta then Jan to March are the best months.

Chopta in Summers: The weather of Chopta remains salubrious and pleasing during summers. The Himalayas are distinctly visible and the cool breeze adds charm to the vacation. Carry light woollens with you. During Summers, the temperature ranges between 10°C and 24°C in Chopta.

its totally depend on traveller both destination in uttrakhand and both on hill. in greenry, mountains views , food both are same but chopta have benefit of tungnath (highest shiva temple) and chandrasila 360 view trekking with low budget camping.if u are planing to go between December to march travel must to auli even in auli u can enjoy 04 km cable car and skiing.

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