Famous Tourist Attractions and Things to Do In Around Chopta


Chopta is a small settlement and a valley that is situated in Uttarakhand, is also famous as “Mini Switzerland of Uttarakhand, which is very popular among travelers, mostly because of the number of choices it provides for exploring, adventure buffs and trekking fans.  The entire region is a haven of beauty, mainly for the ones who are looking for a good place to relax, without the hustle and bustle of a typical traveler hotspot. One can visit Chopta valley and gaze in awe at the many peaks situated a short distance away from the valley. Sunrise and Sunset sight from Chopta is a memorable event, especially for Chandrashila peak in winters. The vision of The Greater Himalaya from an ideal distance is one of the main attractions which inspire tourists to visit Chopta frequently.

Tungnath Temple

Tungnath is one of the world’s highest  Shiva temple in the world This 1000-years-old temple situated at a height of 12073 ft. It is 4 kilometers from Chopta and one of the Panch Kedar temples.

Kanchaula Korak Musk deer Sanctuary

It is 7 kilometers from Chopta and spread in 5 sq kilometer area and it is well-known for the state animal of Uttarakhand Musk Deer.

Deoria Tal

Deoria Tal is a lake situated at the height of 2438 meters above from the ocean level. It can be reached by trekking route of 3 kilometers from Sari Village. It is an amazing place for nature devotees and travelers. The Snow Capped Mountains sights can be simply seen from here and you can take nature photography here.


Ukhimath is a small town that is closest to the Chopta. Ukhimath is located in the Rudraprayag district, at a height of 1317 meters above the ocean level.

Nearest Airport

Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun is situated 225 kilometers from Chopta.

Activities in Chopta

Trekking and Camping, Meditation and Yoga, Bird Watching, Snow Trekking, Rock climbing and Rappelling, Nature Photography, Cycling, Outdoor Games Badminton, volleyball, etc.

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