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Chopta Tungnath

Chopta Tungnath

Chopta, Tungnath in Uttarakhand

Chopta is a small settlement and valley that is located in the Northern Indian state of Uttarakhand. It is located at an altitude of 2680 meters above sea level. Chopta is situated in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand state. Chopta is the starting point of the trekking to the famous Tungnath Mandir. This place is popularly known as ‘Mini Switzerland’ in Uttaranchal and Northern India. Chopta is an untouched destination but is now becoming popular amongst the tourist. There are several Adventurous Activities that tourists can do during their chopta tour like Camping and Trekking, Snow Trekking, Snow Skiing, Rock Craft, Rock climbing, Rappelling and Outdoor Games.

Chopta Travel Guide

The entire region is a haven of beauty, and the ones among you who are looking for a good place to relax, without the hustle and bustle of a typical tourist hotspot can visit Chopta valley and gaze in awe at the many peaks located a short distance away from the valley. Enchanting views of the gateways of the Himalayas are visible from Chopta. Chopta is rich in varied flora and fauna. Deori Tal is a very famous lake that is surrounded entirely by forests on all sides. Chopta is situated amidst a thick forest of pine, deodar, and rhododendrons. The most Superior time to visit this place is fall in between the month from June to November.

Chopta is an offbeat destination and it acts as an interesting tourist getaway for trekking enthusiasts and nature lovers. Chopta provides the Idealistic Previews of the Confluence of the Himalayas range including Trishul, Nanda Devi, and Chaukhamba. Chopta is situated on the Chandra Parbat and its most popular excursion are Tungnath Mandir and Chandrashila Peak. Tungnath Mandir is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Chandrashila is the highest point of the mountain on which Chopta is situated. This beautiful place is decorated with alpine vegetation, orchids, and many high altitude vegetation.

Chopta Tourism During Char Dham Yatra

Chopta can be reached via Ukhimath if you are coming from Kedarnath and moving towards Badrinath during your Char Dham Yatra tour package. There are small Shops & rooms available with basic facility for Trekkers to Tungnath and Char Dham pilgrims. You can stay near the Deodar lake for as long as you want to as many tourists camp out here. Many pilgrims visit Tungnath Temple and Ukhimath with Char Dham Yatra. There are many Festivals Celebrated with overjoyed in Chopta such as Basant Panchami, Dussehra, and Diwali.

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How to Reach Chopta, Tungnath

Chopta is reasonably accessible by road from Haridwar, Dehradun, Srinagar, Rishikesh, and other important Garhwal region towns in the state of Uttarakhand. From these locations, both a reliable car taxi service and state-run buses are accessible. There are frequent bus services between Rishikesh and Rudraprayag and sporadic services between Rishikesh and Ukhimath (during early morning hours).

How to Reach Chopta

Tourist Attractions in Chopta

Tourist Places to Visit in Chopta

Chopta and Tungnath are beautiful destinations located in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty and stunning mountain views. Here are some of the tourist places in Chopta and Tungnath that you can visit

  • Tungnath Temple
  • Chandrashila
  • Deoria Tal
  • Ukhimath
  • Sari Village
  • Gopeshwar
  • Trekking in Chopta Area
Places to See in Chopta
Chopta Pictures

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Chopta FAQs

Get all answers to your questions about Chopta Tungnath. Check out these Frequently Asked Questions for Chopta providing every bit of information

What is the best time to visit Chopta and Tungnath?

The best time to visit Chopta and Tungnath is from April to November, when the weather is pleasant and the skies are clear. However, if you want to see snow, you can visit during the winter months (December to February).

How can I reach Chopta and Tungnath?

The nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun, which is about 226 km away from Chopta. The nearest railway station is in Rishikesh, which is about 209 km away. From there, you can hire a taxi or take a bus to reach Chopta.

Is it necessary to hire a guide for the trek to Tungnath?

No, it is not necessary to hire a guide for the trek to Tungnath. However, if you are a first-time trekker or are unfamiliar with the area, it is recommended that you hire a guide for safety and convenience.

What is the altitude of Tungnath?

The Tungnath temple is located at an altitude of 3,680 meters (12,073 feet) above sea level.

What is the distance between Chopta and Tungnath Temple?

The distance between Chopta and Tungnath is around 3.5 km (2.2 miles) and can be covered by trekking.

How long does it take to trek to Tungnath?

The trek to Tungnath from Chopta takes around 3-4 hours, depending on your fitness level and the speed of your trek.

Is it safe to trek to Tungnath?

Yes, trekking to Tungnath is safe if you follow the guidelines and take necessary precautions such as carrying appropriate clothing, footwear, and equipment, staying hydrated, and avoiding trekking alone.

What is the difficulty level of the trek to Tungnath?

The trek to Tungnath is considered to be of moderate difficulty. The trail is well-defined and is suitable for beginners, but it does involve a steep climb and can be tiring for some.

What are some good places to stay in Chopta?

There are several options for accommodation in Chopta, ranging from budget-friendly guesthouses to luxury resorts. Some popular options include Tungnath Camps, Magpie Eco Retreat, and The Chopta Meadows.

What are some other places to visit near Chopta and Tungnath?

Some other popular tourist destinations near Chopta and Tungnath include Deoria Tal, Chandrashila, Ukhimath, Kedarnath, and Badrinath.

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