Trekking :

Chopta region in Uttarakhand is full of scenic and unbeatable scenic allures. One needs not to be a regular trekker to treks in Chopta.
The rich variety in flora and fauna found within a short distance is another rewarding experience for trekkers while trekking in and around Chopta and, of course, there is always the prospect of viewing some of the highest peaks of Himalaya are Nanda devi, Trishuli ,chaukhamba etc. These delightful short treks in and near Chopta valley offer ecstatic views of Greater Himalaya, and lead you through alpine meadows, dense evergreen forests and freshwater lakes.

The vast wilderness of the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand is an ideal place for adventures and nature lovers to explore and experience. Himalaya trekking and mountaineering in Uttarakhand is quite popular with numerous treks and expeditions taking place in the higher altitudes. Both Summer and Winter treks are equally popular in Uttarakhand.

If you came here for trekking, reach Kund from the railway station of Haridwar and Kund, start trekking at different other destinations such as Sari, Chopta Chandrashila Trek, Chadrashila Peak, Tungnath.

trekking in snow

Chopta a part of kedarnath wildlife sanctuary (975sq. Km approx) lies in Rudraprayag district in deep middle Himalayan zone. It’s beautiful, dense and diverse forest region is stretched from 2000 mtr. Because of its high biodiversity and beautiful landscape views chopta is being popular destination among nature lovers and popularly being called as”Mini Switzerland”.

When we proceed towards world’s highest Shiva temple, the Tungnath temple at an altitude of 3680 m the presence of undulating meadows and spectacular viewsof the majestic Himalayan peaks leads Chopta camping. All along the camping route, one can get to visit the wonderful visions of Banderpooch Peak, Kedar and Chaukhamba Peaks, the essential part of Himalayan ranges.

From Tungnath, the trekkers can delight themselves by trekking 1 km ahead of the summit of Chandrashila Peak at about 4000 m. The 180 degrees view of the snow capped peaks and the underlying valleys all around make this trek well worth it.Camping in Chopta is the best mode to experience of Chopta Trekking the most beautiful and picturesque spots in the whole Garhwal where the breathtaking view of the Himalayas is a natural treat for the eyes as well as the soul.

A link road passes through the dense forest region to connect through the valleys of Mandakini and Alaknanda making an easy access to the upper Himalaya regions.