Chandrashila is the summit of the Chandranath Parbat on which Tungnath temple of Panch Kedar is located. Chandrashila can be reached by a further 1.5 Km Trek from Tungnath, is situated at an elevation of 4,000 m above sea level, and offers a panoramic views of the grandeur of Garhwal Himalayan ranges. Chopta – Chandrashila – Tungnath trek is one of the famous treks that can be undertaken round the year, it may be quite strenuous if you go during winters. Chopta (2,680 metres), which is a part of Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary, is a small region of evergreen forests. Chopta is also the base camp of Trek to Tungnath (3680 meters) temple, which is the third temple of the Panch Kedar. The trail further extends to Chandrashila Peak which offers a great view to the splendid peaks of the Himalayas. Chopta is also a very good choice for bird watchers. Beautiful birds like Monal can be easily seen at Chopta-Deoriatal Trek. It is also home to other rare Himalayan species like Musk deer and Pika Mouse.
Tungnath is the highest and the oldest Shiva Temple. Tungnath is also the highest of the five Panch Kedar temples in the Tungnath Range.
A very wide view range of the snow capped Garhwal Himalayan peaks and valleys can be seen from Chandrashila Top. Trishul, Nanda Davi, Chaukhamba Peaks are distinctly visible from Chandrashila .