Char Dham Yatra 2021
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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.

Car Rental For Char Dham Yatra

Car rental service for Char Dham Yatra or for individual Char Dham Temples (Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri), Here you will find all types of the latest information about Cabs/Taxi Rental Services with rates from your city. We have some of the best car rental operators offering quality & efficient Car Hire service for pilgrimage tours in Uttarakhand.

Char Dham Distance Chart From Chopta

Chopta can be reached by Via Ukhimath if you are coming from Kedarnath and moving towards Badrinath during your Char Dham Yatra. There are small Shops & rooms available with basic facility for Trekkers to Tungnath and Char Dham pilgrims.

Many pilgrims visit Tungnath Temple and Ukhimath with Char Dham Yatra.

  Distance Time Route
Badrinath 143 kms 6 hrs Chopta -> Chamoli -> Pipalkoti -> Joshimath -> Govindghat -> Pandukeshwar -> Hanuman Chatti -> Badrinath
Kedarnath 90 Kms 5 hrs Chopta -> Ukhimath -> Guptkashi -> Sonprayag -> Gaurikund -> Kedarnath
Gangotri 333 kms 12 hrs Chopta -> Ukhimath -> Augustmuni -> Rudraprayag -> Srinagar -> Naughar -> Uttarkashi -> Gangotri
Yamunotri 325 kms 13 hrs Chopta -> Ukhimath -> Augastmuni -> Rudraprayag -> Srinagar -> Chinyalisaur -> Dharasu Band -> Barkot -> Jankichatti -> Yamunotri

Best Place To Stay in Chopta

There are few options for accommodation in Chopta during Char Dham Yatra but following is the best hotel in Chopta.

Meraki Mayadeep Resort in Chopta

Meraki Mayadeep Resort, Chopta

It is a deluxe pocket friendly resort in the beautiful picturesque location in region of Chopta. This beautiful resort is surrounded by the dense forest of lush green meadows and Deodar trees.
Address : Dugalbitta, Chopta, Opp. PWD Guest House.

How to Reach Chopta

By Air: Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest airport located at a distance of about 226 km away from Chopta.

By Train : Rishikesh rail-head is the nearest Railway Station located 209 kms away form Chopta. Rishikesh is well connected by railway networks with major cities of India.

By Road : Chopta is well connected by motorable roads with major towns of Garhwal region of Uttarakhand state. Chopta is situated 40 kms from Ukhimath. Chopta is also accessible from Gopeshwar. Buses and taxis to Chopta are available from major towns of Uttarakhand region.

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Latest Char Dham Update : 16 September 2021
Uttarakhand High Court lifted the ban on Chardham Yatra.
This Year only fully vaccinated people carrying covid negative report will be allowed to visit Char Dham (i.e. Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri).
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