Activities in Chopta

Chopta is one hill station that can be visited at any time of the year. In summer, the season remains cozy and best for people who are searching for a quaint getaway. The summer season starts from the month of April and continues till June. While in winter, the climate turns chilly with snowfall, and the entire location is covered with a thick blanket of white sparkling snow. October to December is an exceptional time to witness the snowfall. 

If you are planning to go to Tungnath then the temple remains open from April to November so you can plan your Chopta tour accordingly.

Things to do in Chopta Valley

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Here is the list of Activities in Chopta

Trekking in Chopta

Trek path of Chopta to Tungnath in Winters

The trek route to Chandrashila commences at Chopta and involves easy to medium grade trekking. The enthralling treks take some through enchanting meadows, hushed hamlets, and conifers, and oak forests. In winter, the trekking route is covered in snow. You can also trek to Devariyatal, Bisurital, or indulge in a 4-5 days trekking expedition in Chopta as well.

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The scenic beauty of Tungnath valley, Uttarakhand.

Chopta offers mesmerizing views of the undulating valleys and one cannot resist capturing the majestic snow-covered peak with their camera. The 360-degree panorama one witnesses from the Chandrashila summit is one of the reasons to make Chandrashila one of the best spots to capture snow-capped mountains.

Camping in Chopta

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Being situated en-route to Tungnath, Chopta is an ideal place to camp and enjoy the beauty of nature. Camping in Chopta is an amazing experience to have with family and friends when you are surrounded by the lap of nature.

Bird Watching in Chopta

Himalayan Monal - The state bird of Uttarakhand. on the trek route of Chopta To Tungnath.

Chopta has a great forest line that has hundreds of different species of bird. Bird watching activity in Chopta is one of the most lovable things to do in Chopta. Bird watchers from all around the globe can visit Chopta and explore. The ideal season for bird watching is from Feb to April.

Yoga and Meditation in Chopta

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Yoga in Rishikesh

Peaceful environment, lush green meadows, majestic Himalayan views in Chopta enhance the meditation and yoga activities in Chopta. Many foreigners come to Chopta for meditation as Rishikesh gets crowded sometimes.

Praise the God at Ukhmath Temple

Temple in Ukhimath

Ukhimath is known as winter Kedarnath because it is the home of Lord Shiva when Kedarnath Dham shuts down during the winter season. You can view the complete Himalayas from right here too. A lot of devotees come right here to go to this holy temple. Ukhimath is located at an altitude of 1300 meters.

Wildlife in Kanchula Korak Musk Deer Sanctuary

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Musk Deers

Kanchula Korak Musk Deer Sanctuary is situated in Chopta-Gopeshwar road, it spread over an area of 5 sq. km and it is home to many exclusive Himalayan birds and animals. Most well-known for musk deer, this is a dense forest. The best location for all wildlife lovers, rare Himalayan species can be spotted here. Carry your binoculars to spot far away animals and birds.

Tungnath Trek from Chopta

Embark on an enchanting pilgrimage to the ethereal heights of Tungnath, as you set forth on the mesmerizing trek from Chopta. Nestled in the heart of the Garhwal Himalayas, this sacred journey to Tungnath is not just a physical ascent but a spiritual odyssey. The trek, commencing from the serene hamlet of Chopta, unfolds like a tapestry of breathtaking vistas and dense alpine forests.

Tungnath, revered as the highest Shiva temple in the world, awaits those who seek both divine blessings and the thrill of conquering mountain trails. As you traverse through the undulating paths, each step brings you closer to the sanctity of Tungnath and the panoramic views that crown the Chopta trek. This expedition is a fusion of physical endurance and spiritual elevation, promising an unforgettable sojourn in the lap of the majestic Himalayas.

Chandrashila Trek from Chopta

Embark on an exhilarating journey to the summit of Chandrashila from the quaint village of Chopta, where every step is a testament to the magnificence of the Himalayas. The Chandrashila Trek, a mesmerizing trail that winds through dense forests and alpine meadows, culminates in awe-inspiring panoramic views that leave an indelible mark on the soul. As you ascend, the mighty peaks of Trishul, Nanda Devi, and Chaukhamba unfold before your eyes, creating a breathtaking backdrop to your trekking adventure.

With each step, you traverse landscapes adorned with rhododendron blooms and the tranquil beauty of Tungnath, the highest Shiva temple in the world. Chandrashila, meaning "Moon Rock," stands as a celestial vantage point, offering an enchanting spectacle of sunrise or sunset, casting an ethereal glow upon the snow-capped peaks. This trek is more than a physical journey; it's a spiritual odyssey into the heart of the Himalayas, where nature's grandeur takes center stage.

Camping at Baniyakund in Chopta

Nestled in the breathtaking landscapes of Chopta, camping at Baniyakund beckons adventurers to embrace the serenity of the great outdoors. This idyllic campsite, cradled by the majestic Himalayan peaks, offers a perfect blend of tranquility and adventure. As the sun sets behind the towering mountains, casting a warm glow on the pristine surroundings, Baniyakund emerges as a haven for nature enthusiasts and camping aficionados.

Settle into the embrace of a starlit night, where the sounds of crackling bonfires and the gentle rustle of the wind through the trees create an enchanting ambiance. Camping at Baniyakund is not just an escape; it's an immersive experience, inviting you to disconnect from the ordinary and reconnect with the pristine beauty of Chopta's wilderness.

Explore Bisuri Tal in Chopta

Nestled in the enchanting landscapes of Chopta, the hidden gem of Bisuri Tal beckons those seeking a tranquil escape into nature's embrace. Surrounded by lush forests and framed by the majestic Himalayan peaks, this pristine lake offers a serene haven away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Exploring Bisuri Tal is an invitation to witness the harmonious coexistence of tranquility and natural beauty.

As you meander along its shores, the reflection of snow-capped mountains on the crystal-clear waters creates a picturesque panorama, making it a must-visit destination for those yearning for serenity in the lap of Uttarakhand's pristine wilderness.

Rock Climbing in Chopta

In the heart of the captivating Chopta region lies a thrilling adventure for the daring at heart – rock climbing. Renowned as one of the premier destinations for this exhilarating activity, Chopta invites enthusiasts to conquer its rocky terrain, providing an adrenaline rush like no other. As tired muscles yearn for a challenge, rock climbing offers the perfect remedy.

With the aid of a rope and harness, participants ascend the rugged rock surfaces, surrounded by the breathtaking landscapes of Chopta. The adventure level ranges from easy to moderate, ensuring both novices and seasoned climbers can partake in the excitement. For those seeking an invigorating escapade, the rocky cliffs of Duggle Bittha in Chopta promise an unforgettable rock climbing experience, where the convergence of nature's beauty and physical challenge creates an ideal setting for an adrenaline-fueled adventure.

Skiing in Chopta

Unveil the adventurer within as you explore the thrilling terrain of Chopta, not just renowned for its scenic beauty but also as an ideal destination for rock climbing enthusiasts. Amidst the pristine landscapes, the challenge and excitement of rock climbing await at Duggle Bittha. This adrenaline-pumping activity invites you to conquer nature's rugged beauty, pushing your limits against the backdrop of Chopta's stunning vistas.

Whether you're a novice seeking a new thrill or an experienced climber, the rock faces of Chopta offer an exhilarating adventure, blending the serenity of nature with the excitement of scaling heights. Prepare to elevate your spirit and test your mettle amidst the breathtaking scenery of Chopta.

River Crossing Or Valley Crossing in Chopta

Embark on an exhilarating adventure amidst the pristine landscapes of Chopta, where River Crossing and Valley Crossing offer an adrenaline-fueled escape for adventure enthusiasts. Nestled in the lap of the Himalayas, Chopta provides the perfect setting for these thrilling activities. Hanging from a rope, participants challenge themselves to cross the mighty Mandakini River, navigating through diverse valleys in the Chopta region.

The adventure, categorized as easy to moderate, promises both excitement and breathtaking views. With the River Crossing available year-round, except during monsoons, Chopta invites thrill-seekers to experience the fusion of adrenaline and natural beauty in this mountainous haven.

Tree Climbing in Chopta

Embark on an exhilarating adventure amidst the alpine beauty of Chopta with the thrilling activity of tree climbing. More than just a recreational pursuit, tree climbing in Chopta is a unique blend of adventure and connection with nature. Ascend into the canopies of towering alpine trees, surrounded by the untouched wilderness of this scenic region.

Safety remains paramount, with dedicated measures in place, including the use of ropes, helmets, and harnesses to ensure a secure and enjoyable climbing experience. Whether seeking a recreational challenge or a functional adventure, tree climbing in Chopta promises a memorable and safe escapade throughout the year, excluding the monsoon and snowy seasons. Explore the heights of Chopta's forests and add a touch of adrenaline to your mountain retreat.

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Chopta Tour Packages

Chopta 2 Nights Trekking Tour with Tungnath Chandrashila
3 Days / 2 Nights
₹. 4,500.00    ₹ 4,000.00
Chopta 2 Nights Budget Package with Devariyatal
3 Days / 2 Nights
₹. 4,500.00    ₹ 4,000.00
Chopta - Chandrashila Trekking Expedition
4 Days / 3 Nights
₹. 6,500.00    ₹ 5,900.00

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