Chopta Hill Station vs Chopta Village by Google
Chopta Village (It is a small town, has many government offices like a gov. bank, post office, Intermediate school,etc.) and Chopta Hill station (know as a mini Switzerland of Uttarakhand) are two different places with the same name in Rudraprayag District. And when people search on google about Chopta hill station from where the trek to Tungnath and Chandrashila trek starts, they get the result of Chopta village which is about to 20 km from Rudraprayag District headquarter and The Chopta – Tungnath Hill Station is about to 70km from Rudraprayag.
Why Google Recognize the Chopta Village, not to Chopta Hill Station?
Google recognizes the Chopta village only because it has many government offices here and the Chopta Hill station has nothing to recognize as a place ( It is a Part of KWS and has forest and Medows).
Many tourists get confused because the Google map does not show the right one. And they also confused even about the reaching time to Chopta and start their journey 2 hours late.
Chopta village is a small village situated in Rudraprayag District. This village has a small station with few shops and a few government offices for reorganization to Google. Google showed it only because it has the government building to reorganizations and it is not the Chopta that, a tourist wants to visit.
Distance from Delhi:- 406 kms
Chopta Hill Station
Follow this Road Route to reach Chopta: Delhi – Haridwar – Rishikesh – Devprayag – Srinagar – Rudraprayag (take Kedarnath Road – right hand side after corssed the bridge and always ask to local about Chopta Tungnath via Ukhiamth) – Augustmuni – Kund (take left to Ukhimath before the bridge) – Ukhimath Cut (go straight towards Chopta) – Mastura – Makku Bend (take the road towards Chopta) – Duggalbitta – Baniyakund – Chopta
Distance from major cities to Chopta Hill Station by Road
Following is the driving distance chart to Chopta from various cities and towns in Uttarakhand and from Delhi NCR Region (New Delhi, Ghaziabad, Noida, Gurgaon, Faridabad
- Delhi to Chopta - 450 kms
- Ghaziabad to Chopta: 434 kms
- Noida to Chopta: 440 kms
- Gurgaon to Chopta: 482 kms
- Meerut to Chopta: 398 kms
- Modinagar to Chopta: 390 kms
- Moradabad to Chopta: 384 kms
- Chandigarh to Chopta: 412 kms
- Bareilly to Chopta: 328 kms
- Kanpur to Chopta: 473 kms
- Lucknow to Chopta: 647 kms
- Shimla to Chopta: 473
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Do not get confused with Chopta Village (which Google shows on its map : DON'T FOLLOW GOOGLE MAP TO REACH CHOPTA), as it is not the hill station. Get details about Chopta Village vs Chopta Hill Station