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Chopta Valley Uttarakhand

Author Srish
Blog Published On 14-Nov-2021

Where is Chopta valley Uttarakhand?

Chopta (Mini Switzerland of India) is a beautiful valley full of beautiful meadows, surrounding Kedarnath wildlife sanctuary’s forest, is located in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. This place is very famous among tourists because it provides a peaceful environment for tourists as well as many treks, and many places to explore.  The entire chopta region is a haven of beauty, and the once among you, who are looking for a good place to relax, chill out, and perfect trip with your friends and family, so chopta is the best option for you always. Here You can see amazing views of snowfall during the month of December to February, as well as cold weather ever, & natural traditional touch in the environment. This unspoiled natural destination lying within the lap of mountain {range} offers vistas of the impressive Himalayan range together with Trishul, Nanda Devi, and Chaukhamba.

It’s settled at an elevation of 2,680 meters (8,790 ft) higher than the water level. Sari village in chopta is surrounded by forests of pine, deodar, and bush and is made in flora and fauna include rare species of birds and musk deer. Chopta also popularly called ‘Mini Switzerland’ of India, lies 29 km from Ukhimath and 162 km from Rishikesh on the road from Gopeshwar to Guptkashi.

The Trek of Chopta–Tungnath–Chandrashila trek

The Chopta–Tungnath–Chandrashila trek may be a famous destination for trekkers. This place has several treks and trails cutting through jungles and grasslands. Chandrashilla, Tunganath, and Devariyatal are the best-known trekking routes in the Chopta region. Due to an abundance of birds, this place is becoming popular among birdwatchers. chopta is a beautiful hill station situated in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand, you will find chopta valley always covered with beautiful meadows (Green bugyal), covered with snow in winters, and Kedarnath wildlife sanctuary’s forest. The place is famous for its meadows (Bugyal), snowfall. Snowsports, and tungnath chandrashila trek, deoriatal trek, and honeymoon and other special days celebration. People come here chopta mostly for small trekking, bird watching, camping, bonfire, chill out with friends and family, for snowfall, and snow treks. The place is famous among tourists from all over the world.

Tungnath always one of the famous Shiva temples worldwide, its world’s highest Shiva temple. Chopta is basecamp for tungnath temple trek. Forest Eco Resort Group having its unit in chopta valley known as Forest Eco Resort Chopta, we have also many other collaborative properties in the valley, so if you are looking chopta hotels so here we recommend you kindly contact our team we Forest Eco Resort will provide you best assistance and booking of chopta hotels.

Read More about Where to stay in chopta Uttarakhand?

Today everyone is selling chopta hotels to customers but you have to make sure about services and facilities. Forest Eco Resort always makes sure that you are getting the benefits of the best services in the valley. Our customer support team provides 24 hours support to our guests. Also, you will get amazing experiences of your stay, food, and activities at our properties.

Chopta- Mini Switzerland of India

Nourished with natural beauty, Chopta valley in Uttarakhand is the home of breathtaking Himalayan views and rich flora and fauna. Chilly winds in summer to wrapping a green sheet of meadows and snowfall in winters Chopta’s weather portrays different shades of this well-known picturesque of Uttarakhand. The temperature of Chopta remains cold even in summers which invite tourists from all over the globe. Along with the natural beauty, Chopta is also famous for the temple of Tungnath, which counts third among Panch Kedar, it lies below the Chandrashila peak, one of the most popular and spectacular treks of Uttarakhand in Chopta. Chopta Chandrashila trek offers fascinating snowfall views in winter, peaks decked up with snow.

As the Chopta is becoming one of the most famous among tourists, the Best hotels in Chopta valley offer the best stay surrounded by mighty peaks of the Himalayas. For being titled as a starting point of Chandrashila peak Chopta is the land of hotels and stays near Tungnath temple. The distance from Delhi to Chopta is around 407 Kms. The best time to visit Chopta is March to May. Along with the temple of Tungnath and Chandrashila peak, there are more places that are popular among tourists as Deoriatal, Omkar Ratneshwar Mahadev, Sari Village, Kauai Boat Tours, Ukhimath, Kalimath, Dugalbitta, and many more.

Chopta valley is full of surrounded by different pine forests, rhododendron, and deodar, and also it is rich in flora and fauna which includes rare birds and musk dear species. Chopta is also known as Mini Switzerland of India.  

Activities can be done in Chopta Valley

Activities in forest eco resort

How to reach Chopta from Delhi?

Chopta is connected by road from Delhi and nearby areas like Faridabad, Gurgaon, and Noida. The one who wishes to Chopta from Delhi has to reach Dehradun, Kotdwar, Haridwar, or Rishikesh. It is a weekend destination place for the people who live in Delhi NCR.

how to reach chopta from delhi by bus

There is no bus available directly from Delhi to Chopta so you have to opt for bus Ukhimath, Guptkashi, and Gopeshwar. You can take a direct bus to Rudraprayag as well to Chopta. Otherwise, you can take a bus to Rishikesh, Haridwar, and Dehradun from Delhi ISBT. From there you can take a taxi or local buses to Ukhimath and from there you can reach Chopta.

By Taxi or Self Drive:

You can hire a cab from Delhi NCR or drive your car to reach Chopta.

Following routes to reach Chopta, you can choose as per your convenience

Bus station Delhi – Dehradun – Tehri – Myali – Tilwara – Ukhimath – Chopta

New Delhi – Haridwar – Rishikesh – Devprayag – Srinagar – Rudraprayag – Ukhimath – Chopta

Delhi – Kotdwar – Pauri – Srinagar – Rudraprayag – Ukhimath- Chopta

how to reach chopta from Delhi by Air

The nearest Airport of Chopta is Jolly Grant Airport, situated 220 km away in the Dehradun district of Uttarakhand state. Regular on daily basis flights flying from Delhi to the domestic airport of Dehradun. After reaching the airport the remaining journey has to be covered either in a taxi or on a bus. Taxis or buses are easily available to Rishikesh, Rudraprayag, Ukhimath, and Chopta from Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun.

how to reach chopta from delhi by train

The nearest railway station to Chopta is Rishikesh situated 209kms away. Other one railway station in haridwar.Rishikesh is well connected by railway networks with major cities of Uttarakhand. Buses and Taxis to Chopta and Ukhimath are easily available from Rishikesh.

 Route from Haridwar to Chopta

Haridwar – (24kms) Rishikesh – (70kms) Devprayag – (34kms) Srinagar – (33kms) Rudraprayag – (19kms) Agastyamuni – (10kms) Kund – (6kms) Ukhimath – (22kms) Duggalbitta – (7kms) Chopta.

Best Places to visit near Chopta

Tungnath Temple:

Tungnath is the most visiting place in Chopta valley, titled as the highest Shiva temple, Tungnath stands third among Panch Kedar followed by Kedarnath, Madhyamaheshwar, Rudranath, and Kalpeshwar. Located below Chandrashila peak the temple of Tungnath opens for six months. People around the globe visit Tungnath to have divine as well as experience scenic views of the mighty Himalayas. Along with holy importance, Tungnath is famous for snowfall as mighty Himalayan peaks glorify in the winter season. The spectacular views of snowcapped peaks invite tourists from all over the world.

Deoriatal Trek:

Offers miraculous reflection of Chaukhamba peaks in crystal clear water, Deoriatal also known as Indra Sarovar is an easy trek (3 km) for beginners set in the Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary in Uttarakhand. It is one of the famous treks in Chopta valley. A great summit climb of 12,083 ft of Deoriatal gifts you spectacular views and a wonderful experience of being close to nature. The trek to Deoriatal can be extended to Bisuri Tal, Chopta via Rohini Bugyal, and even to Tungnath and Chandrashila. A fairytale lake surrounded by snow-clad mountains in Rudraprayag of the Garhwal region is one of the best and popular places for camping. As Uttarakhand is the land of Gods, so there is a belief that Gods use to take bath in Deoriatal.

One can easily reach Deoriatal from Delhi, Dehradun, Rishikesh, Haridwar and the distance between Deoriatal from these famous destinations are 437 km, 262 km, 194 km, and, 214 km respectively.

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