Chopta is a picturesque hamlet which is still unexplored by travelers. Chopta is the commencement point of the trek to Tungnath – 3rd Kedar. Another 1.5 km trek from Tungnath leads to Chandrashila (4000mts above sea level) which offers a splendid view of snow clad Himalayan peaks including Nanda Devi, Trishul and Chaukhamba stretched widely.
Chopta itself offers splendid views of the imposing Himalayan range including Trishul, Nanda Devi and Chaukhamba. It is located at an elevation of 2680mts above sea level. Chopta is rich in varied flora and fauna. Chopta is situated amidst thick forest of pine, deodar and rhododendrons.
Chopta is easily accessible as it is located on the road connecting
Gopeshwar with Guptkashi. Wake up with cool salubrious breeze and chirping
of birds in Chopta. The morning view from Chopta is invigorating when the
crimson rays of sun kisses the snow laden Himalayas. Carry light woolens
in summers and heavy woolens in winters while planning a visit to Chopta.
Chopta, Tungnath and Chandrashila are covered with snow during winters. If you visit the place during Dec-Feb, you may witness snowfall and enjoy trekking in snow. Click here for trekking pictures in snow towards Tungnath.