Mini Switzerland of Uttarakhand - Chopta
Chopta is a beautiful place in Uttarakhand and part of the Kedarnath wildlife sanctuary which is located in Rudraprayag district at an altitude of 2900m from the sea level. Chopta is called “Mini Switzerland”. Being a graceful place, Chopta is very popular among adventure and nature lovers. This is the ideal place for those who want to spend some time close to nature. This Scenic place is not only known for the Adventure activities but also for its sanctity. The Tungnath temple, the highest Shiva temple in the world, makes it a more famous place.
The view of the Himalayan peak and green valley of Chopta is very enchanted. Camping in the meadow of Chopta and the view of the rising Sun from the Himalayan top can be experienced here only. For camping in Chopta, the tents can be pitched in the grassy field of the valley. Splendid surroundings of nature, make your stay here. Chopta is mainly famous for trekking and there are four trekking places from Chopta; Chandra Shila trek, Tungnath Trek, Deorital and Ukhimath. It is a favorite place for trekking for all travelers who visit this stunning place. This valley is filled with rhododendron flowers in the summer while in winters with snow which makes it more favorable for trekking and camping lovers. During the Chandrashila trek stunning lake, greenery forest and birds can be seen which gives blessed feelings to travelers.