Chopta trek

Chopta trek – A trekkers’ paradise!

A memorable mountain trek that incorporates scenic beauty and charm is the Chopta. It is a rich Himalayan trekking destination in Garhwal region Uttrakhand, offers mesmerizing and attractive views of Himalayan range covering famous peaks like Trishul, Nanda Devi, Chaukhambha and others.

Situated in a height of above 2680 meters above sea level, it is well surrounded with pine forests, deodar and rhododendron trees along with rich flora and fauna found here. This small village is an acclaimed trekking base to travel to Tungnath, and Chandrashila peak. Reaching here very convenient as its distance from Delhi is 450 km, 254 form Rishikesh and 36 from Gopeshwar. The place is popular destination during winter also. However, an ideal time to visit the place is from May to November.

The region offers numbers of treks and trails pass through its dense grasslands and jungles. Tungnath, chandrashila and Deoria tal are its most renowned trekking routs. With very rare quality birds available here, the site has become a hot favorite for birdwatcher also. For those who have special interests in birds-gazing, find the place very attractive as its rich splendor offer envious comparison.

Apart from enjoying its rich natural beauty, the visitors enjoy number of other activities like Yoga, snow trekking, Rock climbing and Rock Craft, rappelling. Other places of interests include Kedarnath Wild Life Sanctuary well covered with trees like Burans (Rhododendron), pine, oak and others. Rich scenic views of Bugyal, meadows can held any visitor captive for long hours.

Rhododendron on Chandershilla Peak Trek from Chopta
Rhododendron on Chandershilla Peak Trek from Chopta
Rhododendron forest  in Chopta, this view is common in March April
Rhododendron forest in Chopta, this view is common in March April

With all natural beauty in abundance, the place is yet to be fully explored. Reflecting a rare combination of natural surroundings and beauty, the place offers an exotic view of rich snow-capped lanes. However, in monsoon season views are hindered due to clouds.

With number of tourist growing, the village has become hotbed of tourism activities. One can avail number of tourist packages at reasonable prices. Staying in cottage quarters, amidst all rich natural surrounding is awesome and tourists enjoy it. Aptly called ‘Mini Switzerland’ the place is famous for its natural appeal and tourists keep on visiting the place again and again throughout the year. Booking is available online also. Just fill in the form on our contact us page.

Reaching here by your vehicle is quite simple and convenient. One can also hire private vehicles and can reach here easily. Those who have passion for trekking can enjoy the space for long time. Entire journey to reach here is a pleasant experience for visitors. Throughout journey, rich natural surroundings, breathtaking scenes greet and refresh you. A gaze into deep valleys responds with rich flora which changes with every km covered.

Recently, the tourism authority taking strong measures have banned use of plastic bags and water bottles around it. So, while visiting the place make your all necessary arrangement ready with you. One can select from number of online help also. Can find other useful details also? One can make their Devbhoomi trekking memorable with all quality inputs. So, make this season, Chopta your trekking destination! Enjoy!

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