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Chopta, The Mini Switzerland of India

Chopta, A beautiful place in Garhwal Himalyas

Nestled in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand is the splendid and surreal Chopta hill station. Unobstructed views of the Himalayas can be enjoyed from this place situated at an altitude of 2600 mts above sea level. Endowed with lush flora, Chopta embraces forests of pine, rhododendrons and deodar. The picturesque locale is pristine from urban commercial hustles. Breathtaking views of the snow clad ranges of Trishul, Nanda Devi and Chaukhamba can be ideally captured from here.

Sunset at Chopta

Sunset at Chopta

It remains a loved destination for trekkers as the Tunganath Temple trek begins here. Enchanting views of the valley, sprawling meadows and peaceful breeze makes it “Mini Switzerland” . Travelers may explore trekking options of Deoriya Tal and Kartikswami. If offers short trekking options at a high altitude of 4000 mts. Summers are kissed by crimson sunrays sparkling the suburbs. Winters are charmingly cozy with snowflakes all around.

Deoriya Tal

Deoriya Tal

Chopta is easily accessible from Delhi NCR, Gopeshwar and Guptkashi. This is a haven of beauty and adventure that leaves you inspired for life. Although it remains a wonderful tourist spot round the year, the best time to greet Chopta is from September – November and April-June. Spend some time at this divine location with family and friends and you will have cherished memories of a lifetime.

Saxifraga Captured on the way to Chopta

Saxifraga Captured on the way to Chopta

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