Do you love exploring hill stations? There are so many hill stations located across the length and breadth of the state of Uttarakhand in northern India, each unique in its own right. Some hill stations gained extreme popularity while there are others that wait to be explored. One hill station that's still to be explored is Chopta beautifully located in the lap of the Himalayan ranges. Apart from being a hill station, it's also a small hamlet. That means you can reconnect with nature as well as connect with the villagers to know more about their life, culture, customs and traditions.
Situated at a height of 2,680 m above sea level,
the hill town of Chopta is also known as Mini Switzerland. If you want
to soak up some of the most imposing views of the majestic Himalayan
ranges, Chopta is just the perfect place to be. Tourists and travelers
from all across visit here to enjoy views of peaks like Trishul, Nanda
Devi and Chaukhamba among others.
In terms of natural riches, Chopta is also home to many different types of flora and fauna. Dense forests of pine and deodar lend exquisite beauty to the hill station of Chopta and make it one of the most coveted places to visit in the state of Uttarakhand. Whether you are a nature-lover, a honeymooner or a newly wedded couple, making a visit to Chopta can prove to be a best decision of your life.
During your visit to Chopta, you can also decide to plan a trekking tour to Tungnath and Chandrashila. Adventure lovers from different parts of India and outside travel to Chopta for enjoying these scenic trekking tours.
Depending on your special preferences, you can visit the town of Chopta either during summer or winter. If you travel in summer, you should not forget to carry light woolens with you. For winters, you'll need heavy woolens. For more travel information, practical recommendation and tips on visiting Chopta, you can get in touch with our travel advisors. They are eagerly waiting to plan a beautiful tour for you.
The most interesting feature of this temple is that it as many as one thousand years old. Located at 3,500 m above sea level, this temple is not only popular for its sacredness but also for its aesthetic beauty. The temple also has the distinction of being one of the most elevated lord Shiva shrines.
The tiny hill station is yet to explored by tourists and travellers. If you want to get in touch with nature in solitude, camping in the midst of verdant hills at Chopta is an excellent option. The activity will truly rejuvenate your mind and body and recharge your long-tired muscles.
During your holidays in Chopta, you can also plan to enjoy some of the most scenic mountain trekking. To start on your treks, you can first travel to Chandrashila that's the highest point in Chopta, at 4,000 m a.s.l. Don't miss to have a taste of this genuine adventure.