CHOPTA TREK

CHOPTA TREK

TREKKING BASE FOR CHANDRASHILA AND TUNGNATH, CHOPTA IS A VILLAGE IN UTTARAKHAND, MOSTLY COVERED WITH FORESTS AND LUSH GREEN GRASSLANDS. CHOPTA IS A PART OF THE KEDARNATH WILDLIFE SANCTUARY AND TREATS WITH THE VIEWS OF THE GREAT HIMALAYAS.  A REGION FULL OF FAUNA AND FLORA INCLUDING THE RARE BIRDS AND DEER’S SPECIES.

Trekking  FORESTS OF DEODAR AND PINE ALL AROUND, CHOPTA ALSO OFFERS THE GLIMPSES OF THE PEAKS SUCH AS NANDA DEVI AND CHAUKHAMBHA., THE TREKKING BASE FOR THE MOUNTAIN LIKES OF CHANDRASHILA AND TUNGNATH, IS A SMALL VILLAGE IN THE UTTARAKHAND STATE.

COVERED BY BEWITCHING LANDSCAPING AND TALL WOODS BY MOST OF THE SIDES, CHOPTA IS A PART OF THE KEDARNATH WILDLIFE SANCTUARY. 

KNOWN AS THE MINI SWITZERLAND, THIS VILLAGE IS A PIECE OF HEAVEN FOR THE LIVING.

WITH DEODAR AND PINE FOREST BEING IN MAXIMITY ALL AROUND, THE REGION SEEMS TO BE FULL OF FLORA AND FAUNA INCLUDING THE RARE SPECIES OF MUSK DEERS AND A VARIETY OF BIRDS. NANDA DEVI, CHAUKHAMBHA AND A LOT SUCH MESMERISING PEAKS ARE ON TREAT FROM THIS BEAUTIFUL VILLAGE.

EYE-CATCHERS IN CHOPTA

AS STATED, CHOPTA IS PIECE OF HEAVEN AND A PLACE ONE WOULD LOVE TO VISIT ANY TIME OF THE YEAR. MANY LOCATIONS IN AND AROUND CHOPTA MAKES CHOPTA COLLECTIVELY A DESTINATION WITH HARDLY OR NO BORE STUFF AROUND. SOME OF THE ATTRACTIONS ARE:

TUNGNATH

THE PEACEFUL SHIVA TEMPLE IN THE HIMALAYAN RANGE IS THE HIGHEST OF ITS KIND IN THE COUNTRY AND ONE OF THE EASIEST SHIVA HOMES TO REACH BY ACCOMPLISHING THE TREK OF MERELY 3.5 KM

OMKAR RATANESHWAR MAHADEV

 

AT A DISTANCE OF 20 KM FROM CHOPTA, IT IS AN ATTRACTION NEARBY.

DEORIATAL

A MIRROR FOR THE CHAUKHAMBHA PEAK EARLY IN THE MORNING ON A CLEAR DAY, DEORIA LAKE IS A GOOD SITE FOR CAMPING. MANY WILDLIFE CREATURES CAN BE SEEN IN THE NEARBY JUNCTIONS. SURROUNDED BY THE LUSH GREEN LANDSCAPING, DEORIATAL IS A GOOD VISIT FROM CHOPTA AT A DISTANCE OF 22 KM.

KALIMATH

DRIVE OF AN HOUR COVERING 50 KM ARRIVES THE KALIMATH TEMPLE AT THE BANKS OF THE RIVER SARASWATI.ONE OF THE 108 SHAKTI PEETHAS IN INDIA, KALIMATH IS KNOWN FOR THE DEVOTEES FOR GODDESS KALI IN THE CENTER OF THE NATURE.

UKHIMATH

SNOWY HEAD OF THE HIMALAYAS CAN BE SEEN EASILY FROM THIS DOMICILE FOR THE HEAD PANDITS, RAWALS, IN THE KEDARNATH. IT IS AT A DISTANCE OF 30 KM FROM THE CHOPTA VILLAGE.

CHANDRASHILA TREK

LITERALLY MEANING THE ‘MOON ROCK’, CHANDRASHILA TREK IS LOCATION FOR THE HOLY TUNGNATH TEMPLE OF PANCH KEDAR. AT A TREK OF 5 KM FROM CHOPTA, CHANDRASHILA PEAK GIVES THE PANORAMIC VIEW OF THE HIMALAYAS.

FOOTSTEPS

AN EASILY ACCESSIBLE DESTINATION, CHOPTA IS SITUATED ON THE CONNECTING ROAD OF GUPTKASHI AND GOPESHWAR. EARLY START LISTENING TO THE MURMURING BIRDS AND GETTING KISSED BY THE SOOTHING SUN ALONG WITH THE HIMALAYAS, FEELS LIKE WALKING IN THE HEAVEN OR A DREAM DREAMT WITH OPEN EYES. 

STUFF TO DO

TREKKING

 SOME EVEN HAVE TREKKING AS THE PRIMARY REASON TO VISIT CHOPTA.

CAMPING

LAKES, BEAUTIFUL GRASSLANDS AND MANY OTHER WATER BODIES MAKES CHOPTA AN IDEAL LOCATION FOR CAMPING. NEARBY AREAS OF THE CHOPTA VILLAGE IS MOSTLY THE FOREST COVERED AND SEEMINGLY BEAUTIFUL LANDSCAPING IS ALWAYS A PERFECT PLACE TO HANG AROUND AND SPENT TIME IN THE NATURE’S LAP.

SNOW SKIING

AS LOCATED IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE HIMALAYAS, SNOW COVERED MOUNTAINS IS THE FIRST THING THAT COMES TO THE MIND. 

 SKIING IS ITSELF A THRILL STUFF TO BE PERFORMED AND CHOPTA WITH ITS NEARBY AREAS IS DEFINITELY A GOOD PLACE.

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RAPPELLING

RAPPELLING IS A FUN AND THRILLING ACTIVITY AND MANY FEAR PERFORMING THE SAME AND ADDING MORE SPICE TO THE ACTIVITY IS THE SNOW. SNOW RAPPELLING IN THE HIMALAYAS, YES, EVEN VISUALISING IS MOUTH WATERING FOR THE INDIVIDUALS DARING TO TAKE CHALLENGES AND GO CRAZILY ADVENTUROUS.

PHOTOGRAPHY

 CAMERAS WOULD RUN OUT OF REELS IF STARTED TAKING PICTURES IN THE CHOPTA AND NEARBY AREAS SUCH IS THE VIEW AT EVERY WINK.

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