Trekking in Chopta -View of Chopta valley after 3.5km trek

Trekking In Chopta

Trekking Guide to Chopta,Tungnath and Devariyatal trek- Complete information about Chopta Trekking

Actually tracking is the main activity to explore the mesmerizing beauty of the Chopta region. In recent years, the treks of Chopta are becoming famous among the adventure and nature lovers from all over the world for their easiness and stunning scenes.

To enjoy the panoramic view of the Himalayan peaks from Chandrashila or to see the natural beauty of Deoria Tal or to see the magical 70-meter high waterfall or to go for darshan of Tungnath Shrine, can be reached only by trekking in Chopta.

Here we will explain to you why trekking in Chopta is famous for ?

Famous treks in Chopta!

Chopta is a small settlement within Kedarnath wildlife sanctuary in Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand. Chopta is well connected by all the major cities of Uttarakhand. It has more than 5 trekking destinations around. Chandrashila, Tugnath, Deoriatal, Atri fall, Ansuyamata Temple, Rudranath, and Bisudital are some treks around Chopta. Tungnath-Chandrashila & Deoriatal are famous treks done by most tourists.

Things that attract you to Chopta while trekking

  • Chopta has various trekking destinations:
    Chopta has many trekking options, like Tungnath- Chandrashila Trek, Deoriatal Trek, Pothibasa to Duggle bitha trek, Baniya Kund to Lambatal lake trek, Bera khrak Trek,Rohini Bugyal trek, Pingla pani water Fall trek, etc. Chopta is one of the best hill stations that have multiple trekking routes, which gives you an opportunity to get to know nature closely.
  • Inspirational Beauty :
    The mesmerizing beauty of Chopta inspire every traveler to visit this gorgeous place. And it inspires and wakes up your inner writer, blogger or photographer. That’s why you will find numerous blogs, articles, and photographs over the internet.
  • Biodiversity of Chopta:
    Chopta also attracts those trekkers or travelers who want to experience the wildlife of Chopta. Chopta is the part of Kedarnath Wildlife sanctuary and it is an inhabitant of hundreds of wild animals and flora. so it gives you a chance to see some wild animals and different species of flora.
  • Easiest altitude trek :
    Chopta is one of the few places that situated at a startle altitude (2700Mters). Chandrashila trek in Chopta is the easiest trek that reaches you at the amazing altitude, of 4090mt from sea level by a short 5km trek. Now you can imagine the spectacular views of Himalaya from such a high at Chandrashila.
  • Multiple Colures of Chopta :
    The clear Himalayan view and lush green forests with pleasant weather give you a different feeling in summer.
    Whereas in the spring, the valley is in its unique color due to the blossom of rhododendron flowers everywhere in the jungles and the remaining snow of winter season. Chopta Valley looks painted in red and white colors.
    In At monsoons, the valley turns to green, while in winter the color of this valley becomes black and white due to snow around.
  • Weather of Chopta :
    Due to the different forms of weather, the Chopta valley attracts tourists throughout the year. The weather of remains pleasant thought the summer and maximum temperature goes up to 25digree calicoes. Winters are very cold but best for adventurous people, they can experience the extreme adventure Tungnath Chandrashila snow trek.
  • Camping in Chopta :
    Camping is the best way to explore the beauty of Chopta. it provides an experience to know nature closely.

  • Birds of Chopta :
    Chopta comes under the KWS (Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary) and knows for its richest biodiversity in the world. And due to its unique biodiversity, it is one of the best habitats for numerous species of birds. In summer you can spot so many summer visitor birds in Chopta. That’s why it knows as a bird's paradise among birdwatchers.
  • A Solitaire life of Chopta:
    Due to its tranquility it’s becoming famous day by day among those tourists, who are searching the calm and cool place for meditation and Yoga.
  • Nearby Tourist places around Chopta:
    Nearby tourist places of Chopta where you can visit are Lamba tal,Ukhimath, Sari Village or Makku math Village,Gopinath Temple in Gopeshwar City,Kalimath Temple,Trijuginarayan, etc.
  • Easy accessibility:
    Chopta is easily accessible by road. It lies on the national highway 107, which connects two famous Holy pilgrimages Kedarnath and Badrinath.As it situated on the national highway that connected with all the main cities of Uttarakhand.
Chopta Highlights
  • TEMP : May to June - 25℃Max/Min -15℃ & up to -10℃ in Jan & Feb.
  • Best time to visit Chopta :(Sep-Jan)/(Feb-Jun).
  • Chopta Situated in:Ukhimath,Rudraprayag,India.
  • Recommended Stay : 4 Days and 3 Nights.
  • Nearest Railways Station : Rishikesh (190km)/Haridwar(220km)
  • Nearest Airport : (120km)Jolly Grant,Dehradun.
  • Chopta is Famous for : Scnic beauty, Treks - Tungnath,Chandrashila,Deoriatal,Ansuyamata etc.
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    Facts Travel Tips about Chopta

    Here are some useful tours & travel tips, and some important facts that will help you a lot to make a good tour plan for Chopta.

    • There is no electricity in Chopta region, because it lies with Sanctuary area. Some Camps and Hotel owners have good solar plants to fulfill the requirements of electricity of their guests, and that is enough for charging your camera and other batteries.
    • It is advisable to carry extra batteries or data banks because sometimes solar systems do not work due to cloudy weather.
    • Always prefer to trek in a small group and always keep silent while on the trek, which will give you a chance to spot some beautiful pheasant, few rare birds like Monal, Koklass, and Eurasian woodcock, etc, and some wild animals - Himalayan goat and barking deer.
    • Now personal camping is banned by the forest department in Chopta so, don’t carry your own tent to Chopta.
    • Start your trekking early in the morning to get a clear view of Himalayan peaks because cloud forming starts mostly after 12 pm in the afternoon in the Himalaya and them hinder to a clear Himalayan views.
    • Don’t try to do both the treks Tungnath-Chandrashila and Deoriatal in a single day because ,This decision will prove to be very tired of you . And if you manage it in any way, then you will feel that you have missed a lot, for which you came to the mountains.
    • Tungnath temple the highest Shiva temple at an altitude of 3680mt in the world in Chopta region.
    • There is also a 14 km long trek route which connects Deoria Tal and Chopta.

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    What is the Best Season to Travel in Chopta for Trekking?

    Chopta is a colorful valley that attracts tourists throughout the year. This hill station has a different mood in a different season like summers are best for the families, who have kids and senior citizens, and spring and monsoon for the nature lover; besides it, winter is good for adventure lovers because it receives heavy snowfall in Chopta.

    Weather of remains pleasant thought the summer and maximum temperature goes up to 25digree calicoes. Winters are very cold but best for adventurous people; they can experience the extreme adventure Tungnath Chandrashila snow trek.

    So, the conclusion is that all seasons are best to travel in Chopta and it's upon you, what time and weather or which activities suites you.

    Camps In Chopta

    Magpie Jungle Camp Chopta 2

    BKTC Guest House

    Chopta meadows Heritage Camps 3

    Baba Kali Kamli Dharamshala

    paradise-adventure-camp-chopta

    Hotel Akash Ganga

    Chopta meadows Heritage Camps 3

    Chauhan Guest House

    Some Facts and Travel Tips about Chopta Uttarakhand :

    Here are some useful tours & travel tips, and some important facts that will help you a lot to make a good tour plan for Chopta.

      Here are some useful tours & travel tips, and some important facts that will help you a lot to make a good tour plan for Chopta.

    • There is no electricity in Chopta region, because it lies with Sanctuary area. Some Camps and Hotel owners have good solar plants to fulfill the requirements of electricity of their guests, and that is enough for charging your camera and other batteries.
    • It is advisable to carry extra batteries or data banks because sometimes solar systems do not work due to cloudy weather.
    • Always prefer to trek in a small group and always keep silent while on the trek, which will give you a chance to spot some beautiful pheasant, few rare birds like Monal, Koklass, and Eurasian woodcock, etc, and some wild animals - Himalayan goat and barking deer.
    • Now personal camping is banned by the forest department in Chopta so, don’t carry your own tent to Chopta.
    • Start your trekking early in the morning to get a clear view of Himalayan peaks because cloud forming starts mostly after 12 pm in the afternoon in the Himalaya and them hinder to a clear Himalayan views.
    • Don’t try to do both the treks Tungnath-Chandrashila and Deoriatal in a single day because ,This decision will prove to be very tired of you . And if you manage it in any way, then you will feel that you have missed a lot, for which you came to the mountains.
    • Tungnath temple the highest Shiva temple at an altitude of 3680mt in the world in Chopta region.
    • There is also a 14 km long trek route which connects Deoria Tal and Chopta.

    Can I do a solo trek to Chopta Tungnath & Chandrashila?

    Big yes, you can. The trek length to Tugnath Chandrashila is about 5km from Chopta Starting point and it is easy to trek. But we suggest please do not do it alone in the early morning time and come down before sunset and don’t do the trek in the winter season. It lies under KWS (Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary) and has many mammals in the jungle. After closing the kapat of Lord Shiva, the movement of the people decreases, as it increases the movement of animals around the track, that might be dangerous for a solo trekker.

    Is it possible to do Chopta, Chandrashila and Devariyatal trek in a Single Day?

    Yes, you can manage it. But Don’t try to do both the treks Tungnath-Chandrashila and Deoriatal in a single day because This decision will prove to be very tired of you. And if you manage it in any way, then you will feel that you have missed a lot, for which you came to the mountains.

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