Chandrashila Peak Trek Via Rohini Bugyal
The trek to Chandrashila peak at 4,130 m is an awakening trek in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand. The best time for this trek is in the months of April to November. Ukhimath is the nearest town from the base camp and Sari village is where this trek begins from. While the total length of this trek is 26 km one way, his trek is known to be one the easiest and most rewarding treks out there, offering a 360° view of the Greater Himalayas, including mountains like Nanda Devi, Trishul, Kedar Peak, Bandarpunch and Chaukhamba peaks. The trek to Chandrashila goes through the mesmerising meadow of Rohinin Bugyal. Rohini Bugyal is filled with the fragrance of mixed forests which include oak trees and pine as well as the lush green and snowy surroundings. It is a complete escape from the busy world. Chandrashila is the summit of Tungnath temple, the highest Shiva temple in the world and is the highest of the five Panch Kedar temples and is located at an altitude of 3680 meters above sea level.
Deoria Tal is a beautiful lake located about 2.5 km from Sari village. It is situated at an altitude of about 2,438 meters. The path is a lush green expanse which is surrounded by snow-covered mountains in the background. It is like a fairytale lake where one can occasionally find animals and birds drinking water from this sparkling blue lake. It is renowned for its camping site and is a bird watcher's paradise. The water of the lake is pristine in its beauty and is most famous for reflection of the surrounding snow-covered peaks of Chaukhamba & Kedarnath groups of peaks especially at dawn & dusk which enhances its beauty.
Quick Facts About Chandrashila Peak
- Chandrashila Peak literally means "Moon Rock". According to one of the popular legend, this is the place where Lord Rama meditated after defeating the demon-king Ravana. Another legend says that moon-god Chandra spent time here in penance.
- Tungnath is the highest Shiva Shrine among the Panch Kedar temples. The arm of Lord Shiva came out at this place as per Kedarnath myth.
- As per mythology, Deoria Tal is the same lake where Pandavas were asked queries by Yaksha.
Chandrashila Peak Trek Itinerary Via Rohini Bugyal
Chandrashila Peak Gallery
Explore Chandrashila Peak Gallery, one of the most awakening treks of Uttarakhand. Chandrashila Peak images are fascinating. Chandrashila Peak Manali is situated at an altitude of 4,130 meters in Gharwal Himalayas ranges of Rudraprayag district. Preview the spellbound beauty & well-organized pictures of this sparkeling trek.