Discover Scenic Nature with Chopta Holiday Packages
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.
Places to See in Chopta
Chopta is an explored tourist destination that is becoming famous as soon as the time
is passing. It features a number of tourist attractions that travelers can explore on their
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.
Best Time to Visit Chopta
Chopta is pleasing throughout the year but the best time to visit the charming hill station
is between March and May during summer season. In summer, temperature hovers
between 10° C and 30° C. Monsoon season lasts between July and September when
the town of Chopta receives mild showers making its ambiance pleasant enough for
exploring the outdoors. Winters arrive in November and remains till February and
temperature remains between 15° C and 5° C. The place is very chilled this time.
Things to Buy in Chopta
Shopping in Chopta is limited to buying locally made handicrafts, including brilliantly
crafted wooden products, paintings, candles and many decorative items. You can't find
here bigger shopping outlets but local markets sell several creative items.
How to Reach Chopta
Get complete details about the options to reach & explore Chopta before booking
Chopta holiday packages. Chopta is a small town, which is becoming popular now days
and has been connected to various destinations with different modes of transportation.
The nearest airport to Chopta is Jolly Grant Airport, which is located 226 km away from
it. From the airport, you can rent a car or a private taxi to reach Chopta. Direct bus to
Chopta is also available.
The nearest railway station from Chopta is Rishikesh at a distance of 209 km. After you
arrive at the railway station, rent a car or take a bus to Chopta.
State transport buses are frequently available to travel from Rishikesh and other
neighboring towns for Chopta. You can also choose to go by private vehicles taking
excellent roads to Chopta.