Why Visit Chopta Hill Station?
Beautifully garnered amidst the quintessential velvety meadows, Chopta serves as the base for trekking to Tungnath and Chandrashilla, the third holiest temple among the (Five) Panch Kedars. This unspoiled destination is snuggled in the lap of the Himalayas, offering an unobstructed view of Trishul, Nanda Devi and Chaukhamba peaks.
Chopta has become the hotspot for the solitude seekers, the avid trekkers, and the nature lovers as it is blessed with a scenic yet peaceful aura. The resplendent beauty of this place is accentuated by the evergreen forests which is a part of the Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary. One can see the diverse Himalayan flora-fauna along with the various species of birds and musk deer. The perk of visiting this quaint hamlet is that you can commence the Tungnath (about 3.5 km from Chopta) and Chandrashila Trek (about 1.5 km from Tungnath) altogether. If you want to explore further then you can also head to Deoria Tal.
Chopta in April – May 2019
During the months of April and May, Chopta and Tungnath Trek is dotted with red, pink and white Rhododendron flower which is locally known as Buransh. The Rhododendron trees are in abundance in Chopta and the red beauty will definitely leave you spell-bounded.
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