Chopta is a village located in Uttarakhand. At an elevation of 2,680 metres, chopta is an unspoiled natural destination lying in the lap of the Uttarakhand Himalayas and offers views of the imposing Himalayan range.
Popularly known as the mini Switzerland of India, Chopta is a heaven on earth.
It is a place that is yet to be fully explored and one of the best hill stations in India. Chopta is a must visit destination for nature lovers and those who are passionate for trekking. Chopta has a very cool and pleasant climate.
It is base for trekking to Tungnath, third temple of Panch Kedar, which lies 3.5 kilometres away. This place offers stunning views of the majestic peaks specially Chandrishila at 14100 ft. The Chopta – Tungnath – Chandrashila trek is a famous destinations for trekkers. The Chopta region has many treks and trails cutting through jungles and grasslands.
ThIs destination offers clearest visibility to 41 Himalayan peaks
It includes Meru, Sumeru, Ganesh Parwat, Chaukhamba, Bandarpunch, Nilkantha, Tirsuli, Nanda Devi etc
Chopta lies 36 kilometres (22 mi) from Gopeshwar. The best time to visit is from May to November. Nearest hamlet is Ukhimath 65 kms away. Distance from Delhi is 410 kms.