Situated in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand state, Chopta is a well-known tourist destination that has gained popularity in last few years. It is also called as 'Mini Switzerland' due to its immaculate and charming natural beauty. The charming hill station is located at an altitude of 2600 meters above the sea level amidst dense forest. It offers enchanting views of Himalayas along with various flora and fauna. People book Chopta holiday packages to go for memorable travel experiences. It is the starting point of the trek to famous Tungnath Temple (one of the Panch-Kedars) and summit Chandrashila. Rich in greenery, Chopta features plenty of Rhododendron and deodar trees all around.
Mid-March - end June
June - end September
Annual rainfall -250 cm
Late November To Mid-February
Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary:
Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary is a must visit destination of the town that features a number of wildlife animals like the Leopard, Himalayan bear, Musk Deer, Himalayan Fox and many others along with a number of Himalayan birds and flowers.
One of the Panch Kedar, Tungnnath Temple is the main attraction of Chopta that can be reached after following a trek of few kilometers. It is the place where the arms of Lord Shiva are said to be appeared. It is a sacred place for Hindus.
It is at a 1 km trek from Tungnath Temple. You can enjoy the panoramic view of surroundings after arriving here.