chopta valley

Chopta Valley is an extraordinary tourist spot situated in Rudraprayag district of Ukhimath town in Uttarakhand. It is popularly known as The Mini Switzerland of Uttarakhand. It is surrounded by thick dense forest, mountain covered with snow and a picturesque view of lush green meadows and pastures all over which makes your mind calm and relax.

Activities That Are Famous In Chopta

Tungnath, Chandrashila and Chopta are becoming one of the favourite places to visit for enthusiastic travellers who are already familiar with Garhwal, Uttarakhand. It offers glorifying, serene views of pastures and meadows, lake water running beneath the Chaukhamba peak that is covered with snow and houses made of straw and stones.  

Chopta Valley is famous for its adventurous activities like camping, trekking and birdwatching. 

While trekking in Chopta, the path will lead to Deoria Tal – the most delightful views in Chaukhamba peak. The lake water running beneath the valley is lucid and plain surrounded with thick, prolific forests. On the other hand, camping in Chopta below the constellations of stars, sounds of running water and cool breeze is an experience of lifetime and beyond our imagination.


Chopta Valley gives you the feeling of holiness, observing the glorious Tungnath temple at the peak of 3,680km and is also considered as the highest Shiva temple in India. There are spiritual tales and carvings mentioned on stones of the temple. It is said that this temple was built thousand years ago. Above Tungnath temple is Chandrashila at a height of 4090m above sea level. 

Best Places Near Chopta

There are selected places that you can visit near Chopta. If you are planning to visit Chopta, don’t forget to visit such beautiful places around the valley. People who are close to the environment and flora and fauna,  it is the best spot to camp and stay. Madhyamaheshwar, Tungnath Chandrashila, Deoriatal, Rohini Bugyal, Kedarnath and Bisuri Tal 

Places To Stay In Chopta

There are a limited number of hotels in Chopta near Chandrashila which have proper rooms in a building. Hotels and rooms in Chopta with rooms are good for people who visit with family and kids, honeymoon couples and family with elderly citizens. 


Being in the region of Wildlife Sanctuary, most of the hotels and resorts in Chopta have no access to electricity (only solar power) and are unable to provide world-class and luxurious services but you can find hotels in Chopta with affordable prices and good food made with local ingredients.

Interacting With The Mother Nature

People experience pleasant village-walk towards the resort and hotels in Chopta and enjoy bewildering landscapes of the countryside. The houses made of straw and stones, waterfalls and meadows make you feel awestruck and relieve your stress during your journey.

The resorts in Chopta are a midpoint to various treks, like Chandrashila and Tungnath trek,  Rohini Bugyal, Bugyal trek and Deoria trek and provide travellers with trekking gear on rent. People get exposed to flabbergasting scenic views of the valley. 

Irrespective of their budgets, the hotels and resorts in Chopta is everything one needs to enjoy a comfortable stay. 

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