Churdhar

Churdhar Trekking

An Overview

Trek to Churdhar (3,647m ) is a spiritual trek in Sirmaur district of Himachal Pradesh. Churdhar trek best time is in the month of March to December. Chaupal is the nearest town from the base camp. Trek length of Churdhar is 16 km from Nauradhar; 8km from Sarain. Churdhar trekking offers a picturesque view.  It's the highest peak in Sirmaur district and is also the highest peak located in the outer Himalayas. Below the summit is a deodar-roof temple of Lord Shirgul Devta housing a lingam dedicated to Lord Shiva (Chudeshwar Mahadev), which has deep significance to the local people of Sirmaur, Chaupal and Solan area. Churdhar is also known as ‘Chur Chandani’ meaning mountain dressed in the moonlight. The approach to Churdhar summit can be done from three sides namely; via Nauradhar: 16 km (Sirmaur), Sarain: 8 km (Chaupal, Shimla) and Pulhwal: 8 km (Chaupal, Shimla). The most popular one is from Nauradhar in Sirmaur district with beautiful halting points in between and with a spectacular view all around. Located in the Sirmaur district of the state, its a place of great religious importance. At the top of the Churdhar peak, a giant statue of Lord Shiva looks mesmerizing as well as takes you back to the tales of the great Indian epics like Mahabharata and Ramayana. One can witness beautiful peaks of the Dhauladhar, the Greater Himalayas and some giant peaks of Uttarakhand like Swargarohini (6,252m), Bandarpoonch (6,316m), Kedarnath (6,940m) and Badrinath (7,138m) from here on a bright sunny day.

Route

R1: Nauradhar-Churdhar-Nauradhar

R2: Sarain-Churdhar-Sarain

Altitude

3,647m / 11,965 feet

Trek Length

16 km from Nauradhar; 8km from Sarain

Duration

2Nights/3Days

Difficulty Level

Easy

Best Season

March to December

Churdhar Trek Itinerary Via Sarain,Chaupal

Day 1
Arrival in Shimla. Briefing about the location, dinner, night stay in Shimla.
Day 2
After breakfast an early morning drive to Sarain, Chaupal via Car. Trek commencement from Sarain after refreshments in Sarain. After reaching top, briefing about the place, dinner, night stay in tents or local rest house at top.
Day 3
After breakfast, an early morning visit to the Shirgul Maharaj Temple and after that, a small hike towards the top. Briefing about the peaks and ranges visible from the top, then descend back to Sarain with halts and refreshments in between. Departure from Sarain back to Shimla. (Night stay in Shimla would be arranged if required by you).

Churdhar Trek Itinerary Via Nauradhar

Day 1
Arrival in Shimla/Solan, drive from Shimla/Solan to Nauradhar in car. Briefing about the location. Dinner and night stay in Nauradhar.
Day 2
After Breakfast, trek towards the summit with halts and refreshments in between. After reaching the summit, briefing about the place, temple and about the history linked to the location. Then dinner, bonfire and night stay in tents or the local rest house.
Day 3
After breakfast, an early morning visit to the Shirgul Maharaj Temple and after that, a small hike towards the top. Briefing about the peaks and ranges visible from the top, then descend back to Nauradhar with halts and refreshments in between. Night stay in Nauradhar.
Day 4

After breakfast in Nauradhar, drive back to Shimla/Solan and finally departure from Shimla/Solan.

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Accommodation, activities, and meals included in the trip.

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The number of Days and sightseeing to Shimla, Naldehra, Mashobra, Chharabra, Kufri, Fagu, Chopal etc. and other nearby places can be added to the trek at an additional cost. Sightseeing to these places can be arranged depending on the road conditions during that time.