Chopta

Chopta

Things to do - general

Chopta Uttarakhand

Far away from the busy city life, Chopta valley gives its visitors the mesmerising view of snow capped Himalayan peaks and is famously known as mini switzerland in India. Chopta is the best place to feast your eyes with the beautiful Himalayan peaks like Nanda Devi (7,817 meters), Trishul (7,120 meters), Kedarnath (6,831 meters), Bandarpunch (6,316 meters) and Chaukhamba (7,138 meters).

Where is Chopta ?

Chopta village is located in Rudraprayag (Uttarakhand) approximately 450 kms from New Delhi and 254 kms from Rishikesh. From Chopta, a trek of approximately 3 kms leads to Tungnath temple and from there a 1.5 kilometers trek further to Chandrashila peak.

The route from Delhi to Chopta would be:

Delhi > Haridwar > Rishikesh > Devprayag > Rudraprayag > Ukhimath > Chopta (Or Sari village, if you want to cover Deoria tal camping first)

How to Reach Chopta?

By Air

Jolly Grant in Dehradun is the nearest airport to Chopta. It is situated 226 kms away from Chopta. Flights from Delhi are at regular intervals to Dehradun. One can hire cabs that are easily available for Chopta.

By Rail

The nearest and most convenient railway station is Rishikesh or Haridwar from Chopta. Both the railway stations are connected to several cities in the country. One can easily access bus or taxi services for Chopta from Rishikesh.

By Road

Many buses from nearby towns come to Chopta at regular intervals. One may even hire private taxi or jeep from any of these towns

 

Best time to visit Chopta?

Chopta can be visited in any season. Chopta trek becomes easy in summer season, but some prefer winter season because the place is covered in snow in this season and snow trekking is a life time experience in itself. Although road to Chopta may become a bit tricky in monsoon/rainy season due to occasional road blocks, however in monsoon the whole area is greener and the scenic beauty is worth taking the risk for.

Country India
Visa requirements

Visa required for foreign nationals

Languages spokenHindi, English
Currency usedIndian Rupees
Area (km2)357,168 km2

Sports & nature

Trekking is the best activity to do in this region. Camping in Chopta and nearby Deoria tal is a great experience and should not be missed.

Nightlife info

Would you prefer a five star hotel stay or camping under a million stars. If you are a nature lover then Chopta is a true paradise. Also try lakeside camping in Devariya tal.

Culture and history info

People in Chopta believe in simplicity in life and they are very helpful. Everyone has a story to tell you. They are proud of the rich history of this place, specially Tungnath temple which is one of the "Panch Kedars" and is considered as the highest man made temple of lord Mahadev/Shiva in the world.

Chopta Hotel / Chauhan Guest house / Homestay 2017 - Best place to stay and Experience Chopta

Chopta Hotel / Chauhan Guest house / Homestay 2017 - Best place to stay and Experience Chopta

Baniyakund, Chopta- Gopeshwar Road, Chopta
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Deoriatal Camp 2017 | Lakeside Camp | Tent for Stay by MHETCLUB

Deoriatal Camp 2017 | Lakeside Camp | Tent for Stay by MHETCLUB

Deoriatal, near Sari village (Ukhimath), Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand, Chopta
Deoriatal is a Himalayan lake which can be considered as one of the most beautiful lake. Deoriatal c More info
Granny's house

Granny's house

Address 123, Chopta
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Home Stay / Hotel - Sari Village 2017 by MHETCLUB : Best place to stay before starting the Deoriatal Trek

Home Stay / Hotel - Sari Village 2017 by MHETCLUB : Best place to stay before starting the Deoriatal Trek

Saari village main road, Chopta
Sari homestay Deoria tal by UltimateAim Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the countr More info
Northern Lodge

Northern Lodge

Address 123, Chopta
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Yellow residence

Yellow residence

Av 20 April 300, Chopta
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Youth Hostel

Youth Hostel

Address 123, Chopta8 / 10
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Chopta Tungnath Chandrashila Peak Trek 2017 with Deoriatal Camping & Meditation Camp

Chopta Tungnath Chandrashila Peak Trek 2017 with Deoriatal Camping & Meditation Camp

Chopta, Uttarakhand9 / 10
Price per person from INR 1,997
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Spiritual Meditation Retreat & Nature Camping in Deoriatal Chopta Himalayas 2017 | Corporate / Group Program

Spiritual Meditation Retreat & Nature Camping in Deoriatal Chopta Himalayas 2017 | Corporate / Group Program

Chopta, Uttarakhand
Price per person from INR 4,994
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