Tungnath temple is a 3km trek up from Chopta. Located at an elevation of 3,680m, the route to the temple is pleasant and shrouded in varieties of rhododendrons, flowers and shrubs.
Chopta- Tungnath – Chandrashila
2900m – 3,680mt- 4090mts
Belief : Hand of Shiva appeared
Location: Chamoli District, above Chopta and Tungnath, Garhwal
Access: The route involves travelling to ukhimath or Chopta and starting the trek.The route used is Rishikesh – Rudraprayag -Okhimath – Chopta Access is from Dugal Bitta in winter
Length :3km from Chopta to tungnath and after 1km more you reach Chandrasilla
Duration 1day in the summer
Season Year round
Near by places: 30km gopeshwar, devariya tal
Stay: Chopta (RH) - 3km ( 1 day ) trek to Tungnath - Sagar (RH) , Local villagers have made small hut for stay at Chopta.