Chandrashila is one of Chopta's main tourist spots, which is situated at a distance of about 1.5 km from Tungnath temple. Chandrashila is a beautiful summit. It is located at an altitude of about 4,000 meters above sea level. According to mythology, it is believed that on this place Lord Rama had meditated after killing Ravana. According to another legend, it is believed that the moon god has spent time in austerity at this place. Can be reached via trek till here, which starts with Chopta. After reaching this point, the tourists can easily see the snowy peaks of the Himalayas. Chandrashila Trek is one of the most beautiful treks of Garhwal area of Uttarakhand. Chandrashila provides a beautiful view of the snowy peaks like Nanda Devi, Trishul, Kedar Peak and Chaukambha. This is an ideal place for trekking lovers..
The nearest airport of Chopta is Jolly Grant Dehradun, which is about 180 km from Chopta.
The nearest railway station of Chopta is Rishikesh, which is about 165 km from Chopta.
Chandrashila is 4.5 km mild trek which starts with Chopta.
The best time to visit Chandrashila is between the months of September to November and March to May. Travelling here in these months is the best and enjoyable. During the winter season, the weather of here is cold. Due to heavy snowfall in the winter season, the temperature of here goes down very much. Due to heavy rains in the rainy season, it is a bit difficult to travel of here because of heavy rains threatening landslides.