Chopta Travel Guide
Chopta is a picturesque hill station nestled in the Rudraprayag district in Uttarakhand. Popularly known as the “Mini Switzerland”, it offers beautiful views of the Himalayan range including Chaukhamba and Nanda Devi. The prominent tourist attractions are Tungnath Temple, Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary, Deoria Tal, Atrimuni Falls, Chandrashila, Ukhimath, Korak Musk Deer Sanctuary and more.
It is surrounded by dense forests of pine, deodar and rhododendron trees and is a perfect place for trekkers. The region has many well-known trekking routes among which the Chopta-Tungnath-Chandrashila is the popular one. It has become a popular place for birdwatchers as well as wildlife enthusiasts who come to enjoy and study the place’s local flora and fauna. Adventure activities like rock climbing, rock cutting, rappelling and snow skiing can be enjoyed in Chopta. The best time to visit is in the months from April to June and September to November.Read More Read Less