Camping In Chopta Trekking Hotels Hill Uttarakhand

Chopta - Mini Switzerland

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Chopta is a scenic hamlet which is a still untouched by tourist. It is the commencement point of the Tungnath trek - third Kedar and further 1.6 km trek from Tungnath to Chandrashila (4100mts from sea level) which offers 360 extensive view of snow garbed Himalayan peaks including Trishul & Nanda Devi, & Chaukhamba.

Chopta , offers extensive views of the impressive Himalayan range including Nanda Devi &Trishul, & Chaukhamba. It's located at A preferment of impressive 2690mts from the sea level. Rich in varied fauna & flora , Chopta is located halfway thick forest of deodar & pine, & rhododendrons.

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Why Visit Chopta?

Chopta is easily accessible as it is located on the road connects with Gopeshwar & Guptkashi.When you Wake up with cool hygienic flurry and singing of birds at Chopta which is a far from the blasting horns of the Metro cities and other hill destinations,Early morning view from Chopta is energize when the color rays of sun touches the snow hamper Himalayas. Carry light woolens in may to july & heavy woolens in august to april while planning a visit Chopta. Hotels in Chopta provides normal accommodation facilities at normal prices.

Chopta, Tungnath & Chandrashila are covered with heavy snow during winters. If you visit this place during Nov-Feb, you may enjoy snowfall and enjoy trekking in heavy snow fall But the main roads are blocked near Chopta in case of snowfall.

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Seasons at Chopta

Summer: The Chopta weather remains beneficial and enjoyable during summers. The Himalayas are markedly visible and the cool breath of wind adds glamour to the vacation. Carry light woollens with you.

Monsoons: The Scinic Beauty of Chopta INVITES the tourist to get lost into the wilderness of nature. Enjoy the sip of tea, gazing at the snow capped peaks at Chopta during monsoons. There are chances of getting roads blocked for a couple of hours due to landslides but the nature beauty of Chopta during heavy monsoons is worth taking the risk. You should carry raincoats.

Winters: Serenity and solitude are at its best during winters at Chopta. The region isblessed with snowfall during winters and the accommodation options also remainfew. But you can see the best of Chopta during winters as it looks like mini Switzerland during winters. Winters are freezing at Chopta so do carry heavy woollens.

  • The trek route from Chopta is relatively easy to moderate and can easily be done with kids.
  • It snows heaviliy in winters at Chopta and Tungnath and the trek tends to get quite difficult but the views cannot be described in words.
  • Avoid trekking in the monsoons season. The route is slippery and the region is prone to unexpected landslides and cloudbursts. Talk to your tour operator, guide or hotel owner for latest updates of road conditions.
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Staying in Chopta

Chopta is, in all its essence, the base camp for the Tungnath Chandrashila trek. Hence, there is only handful of budget accommodation options available. However, few resorts are available in and around Chopta. Another option is to find place to stay at Rudraprayag which is only 23 kms apart or Ukhimath which is only 17 kms afar. One can also bring their own tents to stay at Chopta.

Activities in Chopta

Trekking: The trek route to Chandrashila commences at Chopta and involves easy to medium grade trekking. The enthralling treks take some through enchanting meadows, hushed hamlets, and conifers and oak forests. In winter, the trekking route is covered in snow. 

Photography: Chopta offers mesmerizing view of the undulating valleys and one cannot resist capturing the majestic snow covered peak with their camera. The 360 degree panorama one witnesses form the Chandrashila summit is one of the reasons to make Chandrashila one of the best spot to capture snow capped mountains.

Camping: Being situated enroute to Tungnath, Chopta is an ideal place to camp and enjoy the beauty of nature. Camping is an amazing adventure experience to have with family & friends when you are enclosed in the lap of hills & nature. 

Chopta Food Guide

Being a small hamlet, Chopta doesnt offer many dining options. However, the place is does have some local eateries and roadside food stalls (dhabas) that offer some of the popular North Indian and Chinese dishes. Although, some resorts may have in-house restaurants that serve all kinds of delicious cuisines.


Chopta is famous for?

Chopta is most famous among tourist as Trekking Destination & Hill Station.

Chopta is recommended destination for Couples, Corporates, Family & Kids,Groups ,Foreigners , Solo.

Chopta is popular destination for following activities/ interests - Base Camp (Trek),Adventure, Hiking, Char Dham Route,Trekking, Camping Emerging Destinations,Weekend Getaway,Yoga and Meditation , Hill Station, Leisure, Meadows, .