6 Days Himalayas Hiking Retreat



1,311 m (4,301 ft)


6 Days 5 Nights


Easy to Moderate (Level 2)

Approx Trekking

35 KMS

Route Cover

Suitable for : Begineers, family & Couple

Experience: First timer can apply, previous trekking experienceis more appreciated

Fitness: Suficcient stamina is required to cover the trek distance of 5 to 10 kms in a day

7 Days Wellness Hiking Yoga Retreat In The Himalayas

Planning a Chopta Chandrashila trek? The best part about the Chandrashila Trek is that it is a year-round trek as the level of fun, thrill and excitement are exclusive for every season. Autumn and winter treks are the most popular. If you want to fuel your inner adventurer, this trail will certainly put your strength to work. Get ready to lose yourself in the mighty Himalayas. The Chandrashila trek height is about 3,690 m (12,110 ft) above sea level and offers panoramic vistas of the famous peaks, namely Nandadevi, Trisul, Kedar Peak, Bandarpunch, and Chaukhamba peaks.

Triyuginarayan Temple is a Hindu temple located in the Triyuginarayan village in Rudraprayag district, Uttarakhand. The ancient temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Its fame is credited to the legend of god Shiva’s marriage to goddess Parvati witnessed by Vishnu at this venue and is thus a popular pilgrimage centre. A special feature of this temple is a perpetual fire that burns in front of the temple. The flame is believed to burn from the times of the divine marriage. Thus, the temple is also known as Akhand Dhuni temple.

Quick Overview

This retreat takes place in the Himalayan Region of India. It is a retreat full of natural aliveness that is absolutely unique for yoga and meditation retreats. It is where you live with the river, mountain, trees, birds, and lovable animals. It is where you can also enjoy sports and adventure activities. It inspires you to transform from the imaginary to the realistic world of yoga and meditation. It is where you will feel that your routine life converts into the natural life.Triyuginarayan Temple and Chopta is the prettiest spot on the Ukhimath-Chamoli road that connects Kedarnath with Badrinath via a clearly more picturesque, somewhat shorter route. This sleepy little place, 35km up from Ukimath, is really just a bend in a very narrow, thickly forested mountain road. It’s the quaintest place you are likely to see en route, along with the famed bugyals (meadows) of the state peeking through towering trees, framed by snowy mountains in the distance.

About Tungnath ,Chandrashila Peak and Triyuginarayan Temple

Bhagwan Tungnath Temple is magnificent in its style and architecture, according to the wishes of the priest, the Tungnath temple is believed to be more than 1000 years old. This main temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and other smaller rocks temples in the vicinity are said to be dedicated to Goddess Parvati. In which Chandrashila Peak is also considered Chandrashila Peak is another 1.5 km from Tungnath Temple, from Tungnath Temple, the path narrows and uphill trek route, as one climbs to the meadows of Chandrashila Peak. Chandrashila Peak is the last peak of the mountain on which the Tungnath temple is also situated. A beautiful small temple is situated on the summit. Chandrashila Peak is situated at an altitude of 3,690 m above sea level, these peaks are at 360 degrees. From there you get spectacular views of Nanda Devi, Trishul, Nanda Ghunti, Kedar Dome, Chaukhamba, Kamet, Gangotri ranges, Shivling Peak and Himalayan peaks.

According to the story, Triyuginarayan was the capital of Himavat, where the marriage of Lord Shiva and Goddess Sati took place at the Brahmashila. The temple is believed to be the exact spot on Earth where the wedding ceremony occurred.it is popularly known as the Akhand Dhuni temple, a name that is derived from the presence of an eternally burning flame near the temple. The word “Akhand” means “Perpetual” and “Dhuni” means “Flame,” which together denotes the significance of the eternal flame that burns near the temple. Another important feature of the temple is the source of a water stream that fills kunds in the nearby area. The temple’s architecture is similar to that of the Kedarnath temple, and it houses a 2-feet high image of Lord Vishnu along with his consort, Goddess Lakshmi, as well as Goddess Saraswati. This makes it a revered pilgrimage site for the devotees of Lord Vishnu and his consorts.

The Mythology of the Tungnath Temple

Tungnath Temple is one of the most ancient and sacred shrines in India. It is located in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand, at an elevation of 3,680 meters above sea level. The temple is considered as one of the Panch Kedar and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The mythology of Tungnath Temple is quite intriguing and fascinating. Tungnath is the third Kedar out of Panch Kedar where the arms of Lord Shiva are worshipped. 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.
According to the legend, after the Pandavas won the battle of Kurukshetra, they wanted to seek the blessings of Lord Shiva to wash away their sins. However, Lord Shiva was not ready to meet them and took the form of a bull and disappeared. The Pandavas followed him, and finally, they found the hump of the bull in the Tungnath region. The bull’s body parts are scattered throughout the region, and the Tungnath temple is believed to have been built on the place where Lord Shiva’s arms appeared. The Tungnath Temple is also associated with the Mahabharata. It is said that the temple’s walls have images of the Pandavas and Kauravas, and the temple was also mentioned in the Skanda Purana.

Another story goes that the temple was built by the Pandavas during their exile, and it was a place where they used to worship Lord Shiva. The temple’s architecture is believed to be over 1,000 years old, and it is said to be the highest temple dedicated to Lord Shiva in the world.

Quick Itinerary

Day 1: Rishikesh – Triyuginarayan Temple, Ukhimath (225 kilometers / 7 hours)

From 6 to 07:30 AM, there will be a Hatha Yoga & Pranayama session, and after having a delicious breakfast at the Retreat Centre in (Rishikesh), you will meet your instructor & guide and then will start our journey towards the first destination which is Triyuginarayan Temple via Devprayag, the confluence of the Alaknanda and Bhagirathi.

Lunch will be on the way at some good restaurant. Arrival at Triyuginarayan Temple will be in the evening. You will check in at the homestay/Hotel, do some yoga sessions & meditation, and then have dinner and an overnight stay.

Triyuginarayan is situated at an altitude of 1,980 meters (6,500 ft) above sea level.

Triyuginarayan is a well-known Hindu pilgrimage located in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand. This picturesque village is perched at an elevation of 1,980 and offers panoramic views of snow-covered mountains of the beauteous Garhwal region.

There is an interesting story related to the history of the temple, which is located in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand.

According to the story, Triyuginarayan was the capital of Himavat, where the marriage of Lord Shiva and Goddess Sati took place at the Brahmashila.

The temple is believed to be the exact spot on Earth where the wedding ceremony occurred.

Day 2: Triyuginarayan to Chopta (2438 meters / 7998 feet)

In the early morning, you can see snow-capped Himalayan ranges from Triyugi village. First, after taking a morning bath will explore the Ancient Triyuginarayan temple take blessings, and do some puja and rituals.

From 8:00 to 9:30 a.m., there will be a yoga class. After your yoga class, enjoy your delicious breakfast at 9:30 a.m.

After breakfast, pack your bag and get ready for a drive of approximately 4 to 5 Hours Drive which will take you to Chopta (Our camping place).

Ukhimath is the winter seat of Kedarnath, as well as the winter home of the priest who is appointed for the worship.

After the Kedarnath temple ( Lord Shiva Temple ) closes for the winter, a movable image of Kedarnath (Lord Shiva Temple ) is brought in procession to Ukhimath, where it resides until the Kedarnath temple (Lord Shiva Temple) reopens in late April or early May.

In the evening, explore the beauty of Chopta. After that from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m., there will be a yoga & meditation class, dinner will be at 7:00 p.m.and overnight stay at Tents. The attached washroom facility is available in all the tents.

Day 3: Tungnath and Chandrashila Trek (4,000 meters (13,000 feet)

From 6:00 to 7:30 a.m. enjoy a yoga class. After an early breakfast, start your trek to Tungnath & Chandrashila peaks which is the highest Shiva temple in the world. Tungnath is situated at a height of 3680 meters above sea level.

The trek is 3 kilometers upward and en route, you will find lush green meadows & snow in winter.

You can witness a wide range of snow-capped Himalayas. Upon arriving, pay a visit to Tungnath Temple. After resting for a while, you can head out for Chandrashila Peak, which is a kilometer away from Tungnath.

Later, you will trek back to Chopta after some yoga and meditation followed by a delicious Dinner and overnight stay at Chopta in tents.

Day 4Devriyal (Camping)

After an early morning Yoga session, followed by a delicious breakfast will start the trek to Deoria Tal through the dense forest of Rhododendron along with wildflowers and ferns.

The trek will take 2 to 3 hours. Upon arrival at Deoria Tal, will set out the tents near a Himalayan Lake for an overnight stay.

From 6:00 to 7:00 p.m., there will be a Yoga & Meditation class, dinner will be at 7:30 pm followed by a bonfire and overnight stay at camps.

Day 5: Chopta – Rishikesh

From 6:00 to 7:30 a.m. enjoy a yoga class, therefore after an early breakfast will start our journey back to Rishikesh.

Lunch will be on the way somewhere, upon arrival will do some rest followed by a group dinner and celebration at the Retreat center on the successful completion of the retreat.

Day 6: Rishikesh

From 7 to 08:30 AM, there will be a yoga session followed by a delicious breakfast. 12 afternoon will be the farewell time.

Price & Fee

Private Accommodation

For Single Person
$ 699 6 Days 5 Nights
  • Accommodation
  • Vegetarian Meals
  • Pick up service
  • Yoga Sessions
  • Trekking
  • Camping

Twin Sharing Accommodation

(for 2 people odf same gender in one room)
$ 599 6 Days 5 Nights
  • Accommodation
  • Vegetarian Meals
  • Pick up service
  • Yoga Sessions
  • Trekking
  • Camping

Couple & Friends

(For 2 person in one room)
$ 999 6 Days 5 Nights
  • Accommodation
  • Vegetarian Meals
  • Pick up service
  • Yoga Sessions
  • Trekking
  • Camping

Things to carry

 Backpack (50 to 60 liters)
A strongly built backpack with good support is compulsory for a trek. (Rain cover is important)

 Sturdy Trekking Shoes
The shoes should be strong enough with good support. The people ask if sports shoes would be comfortable but it is good to bring the right trekking shoes.

 The Clothes You Should Bring On a Trek
Avoid keeping extra clothes because it only makes you backpack heavy.

 Trek Pants – The jeans are never suitable for a trek so you need at least 2-3 trek pants for treks carry more for longer treks.

 Jacket – Jackets are very important to carry on a trek it protects you against the chilly weather. So carry 2 jackets on a week long trek.

 Layers of warm Clothing 
Carry warm woolen layers or fleece. Carry more layers during winter season (at least 2 to 3) and less during summer.

 Thermals – The Temperature decreases at night so you might be need thermals for Night.

 T- Shirts – Bring those t-shirts which dry fast.

Poncho –They are needed if you are trekking on a Rainy day to keep you dry.

 Water Bottle 

 Cap or Balaclava



 Woolen and Waterproof Gloves

 Socks (Woolen and Regular)


 Torch head light

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

What is Included In This Trek?


 Transport Facility Rishikesh To Rishikesh

Forest Permit and entrance fee

 Accommodation in Hotels and Tents (Private / Twin-sharing)

 All meals: Breakfast, lunch, tea, coffee, snacks, soup and dinner

 (All camping gears)

 High quality tents

 Sleeping bags


 Good Experience Trek Leader guide and Technical guide

 Medical Kit


What is Not Include In This Trek?


 Personal Insurance

 Medical Certificate

 Personal toiletry Items and Personal Medicine kit

 Any kind of personal expenses

 Any kind of emergency evacuation charges

Anything that is not specify under the Iteniery

Dos & Don’ts

1. Carry a emergency torch or light while roaming during night time.
2. Wear light and quick dry clothes; avoid jeans and other body-hugging clothes.
3. If you don’t have much idea of the place never roam around without a guide, mountains are unpredictable.
4. Carry sufficient water with you before commencing the trek and keep yourself hydrated.
5. Never move without a raincoat in the mountains.
6. A good trekking shoe is a must, make sure you have the best.
7. Walk across and flat-footed while descending; always dig in your heel first while ascending. (useful in rains and snow)
8. Never take any medicine without consulting the trek guides.

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