Chopta is based in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. Chopta is also considered as ‘Mini Switzerland’ of India. This kind of unique name is granted to Chopta due to its undulating green meadows and splendid Himalyan peaks. In winters, this region covers with layers of snow providing a majestic view to the onlookers.
Chopta region allows trekkers to spend a night under the shelter of stars in camps. There is even availability of lodges for trekkers. After spending a night in Chopta, trek proceeds to Tungnath Temple. This temple is the highest Shiva Shrine in the world situated at an altitude of 3680 meters.
The presence of rich flora and fauna in the region complements the Himalayan Giants. The trekkers can have glimpse of Bandarpoonch, Kedar, Chaukhamba and many more peaks during their trek to Chandrashilla peak. This peak is approximately 4000 meters above the sea level. The onlookers can have 180 degree view of the snow-capped peaks and valleys around the peak.
Chopta region is approachable from Dehradun, Rishikesh and Haridwar. The tour organizers provide best of the travel and lodging facilities to the ones coming for the trek.
Why visit Chopta
Place to visit near Chopta
How to Reach
Chpta is well connected by Air/Train and road travel is recommended. The nearest railway station to chopta is Haridwar. and there are a number of trains that connect to Haridwar from all over the country. For air travel, the closest airport is the Jolly Grant Airport (at Dehradun) and is well connected to Delhi and other parts of the country by Air India, Jet Airways, Kingfisher Airlines, etc.
Delhi → Meerut → Roorkee → Haridwar → Rishikesh → Sri Nagar → Rudarparyag →Chopta