Welcome To Chopta

About Chopta

Famously alluded to as the Mini Switzerland of Uttarakhand, Chopta (at a surmised elevation of 2,608 m) is a Slice of heaven concealed in the Garhwal Himalayas. Encircled by bugyals or smooth knolls and flawless snow-covered tops, Chopta is a Place that can be a gateway for anytime of the year lovely in summer, downpour new in storm and a snow-clad fairyland in winter. Chopta is at the focal point of the Panch Kedar – the five most consecrated Shiva sanctuaries in the state. On its left side the hallowed places of kedarnath and madmaheshwar are found and simply above it, the Tungnath sanctuary. Chopta is a birding heaven and you can see more than 240 types of birds here, including local and transient species like Himalayan monal, Himalayan swiftlet, Himalayan griffon, red finch, slope partridge, etc. Close by places like Dugalbitta, Mandal town, Makkumath and the Tungnath journey course are the best destinations for watching our padded companions. Chopta has been pronounced as a significant bird-watching site by public and global protection and biodiversity associations.

Nearby Places of Chopta

Chandrashilla Peak
Deoria Tal
Tungnath - Highest Temple

Why Visit Chopta Hill Station?

Beautifully garnered amidst the quintessential velvety meadows, Chopta serves as the base for trekking to Tungnath and Chandrashilla, the third holiest temple among the five Panch Kedar. This unspoiled destination is snuggled in the lap of the Himalayas, offering an unobstructed view of Trishul, Nanda Devi, and Chaukhamba peaks. Chopta has become the hotspot for solitude seekers, avid trekkers, and nature lovers as it is blessed with a scenic yet peaceful aura. The resplendent beauty of this place is accentuated by the evergreen forests which is a part of the Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary. One can see the diverse Himalayan flora-fauna along with the various species of birds and musk deer. The perk of visiting this quaint hamlet is that you can commence the Tungnath (about 3.5 km from Chopta) and Chandrashila Trek (about 1.5 km from Tungnath) altogether. If you want to explore further then you can also head to Deoria Tal.

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