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About the place: Literally meaning “Moon Rock”, Chandrashila is located 158 Kms from Rishikesh and is an untouched beauty of nature. Located at a height of 4000 metres above the sea level , it has many legends associated with it. One of them says that Lord Rama meditated here after defeating Ravana. Another one talks about Moon God Chandra spending time in atonement.
Why a photography tour: Chopta, a small hamlet on the foothills of Chandrashila is picturesque and is still unexplored by travellers. Chandrashila itself offers splendid views of the imposing Himalayan ranges including Trishul, Nanda Devi and Chaukhamba stretched widely.
The morning view from Chopta is invigorating when the crimson rays of sun kisses the snow-laden mountains. Chopta is situated amidst thick forest of pine, deodar and rhododendrons
World-class photographers visit Chandrashila to Himalayan ranges of Trishul, Nanda Devi and Chaukhamba
The tour: It is a four-day tour and the gives you the opportunity to take a break from work and is designed to be an extended weekend getaway. The tour starts ex New Delhi at 9pm on 4th April 2012. 5th and 6th April being gazetted holidays followed by a Saturday and Sunday, it obviously comes as a chance, you should definitely avail.
Pricing : The tour is priced at INR 9400 only per person . The pricing includes the following:
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Day 0 – 4th April 2012 ( 7pm )
9:00 pm leave from Delhi Connaught Place , KFC , Scindia House & reach Rishikesh 4am ( outside railway station )
Day 1 - Start from Rishikesh at 4.30am
DRIVE from Rishikesh to Chopta . Reach Chopta around 4pm. Breakfast & lunch on the way to Chopta. Check into the hotel. Freshen up .Have Snacks. Have an evening photography session in/around Chopta .
Dinner at the hotel with Bon-Fire.
Night stay at hotel in Chopta.
DAY2 - Start early 6am
Have breakfast on way and reach Tungnath temple for photography. Stay at Tunghnath for 1 hr & Reach the peak - Chandrashila by before noon ( 11.30am ) . Have lunch .Stay at Chandrashila until evening for photography .Trek down to hotel for Bon Fire .Night stay at hotel in Chopta. Dinner at hotel
DAY 3 Start early morning 5am sharp .
Drive to Deoria-Tal entirely surrounded by mountains .Climb up to the peak before sunrise for a photography session. This point is ideal for a sun-rise photography and that is the only time when photographers love to spend time. You can be very lucky to view golden peak of Himalayas in water as reflections. Stay back at Deoria till evening for photography. Lunch will be provided .Night stay at hotel in Chopta. Dinner at hotel. .
DAY 4 Have breakfast leave by 7am .
Take back captured memories. Drive back to Delhi. Reach Connaught Place by 11:00 pm.
Things to keep in mind:
Since this is a group based tour consumption of liquor on the tour is strictly prohibited
The tour is designed to utilise the available time in the best possible manner, you should be prepared to extend in case the tour gets delayed due to the reasons beyond our control
Since we are going on the foothills of Himalayas, the weather may range from cool to cold . Hence, you are advised to carry the woollens to protect you suitably.
Since you need to trek, individuals who are not medically fit and have been advised by their doctors not to exert should avoid being part of the tour. The Phototalent group would extend all possible help , but will not assume any responsibility in case of medical exigencies in such cases
Though a first aid kit is always available with us, you are advised to carry your own set of medicines on the tour.
Only vegetarian food would served on all four days of the tour.
You are advised to take a travel insurance to cover yourself from the risks involved in travelling and stay.
Individuals are responsible for their own personal belongings and good care should be taken.