Offers

Chopta Valley Experience - Panch Kedar, Trekking, Bird watching

Adventure | Trekking

Views from Ukhimath
Ukhimath Temple
Deoriya Tal (Photo Courtesy: Senthilnath G T, XS)
Trek to Tunganath during Winter (Photo Courtesy: Vvnataraj)

Chopta near Kund / Guptkashi area in Uttarakhand is renowned for its meadows and is base for trekking to Tungnath (3.5 kms), one of the Panch Kedar temples in the area.

There are number of treks that originate from Chopta including Tunganath, Deoria Tal, Chandrashila Peak (13000 ft asl at 1 km steep uphill trek beyond Tungnath). Chandrashila Peak offers stunning views of the Nandadevi, Trishul, Dunagiri, Hati peak, Neelkanth, Choukhamba and all connecting peaks towards the Gangotri range.

Chopta area is renowned for Himalayan Birds and bird watchers arrive here in good numbers during Feb – May period.

Chopta is considered 'Mini Switzerland' for its meadows and stunning snow capped mountain views. Best time to arrive here is May-June or Oct-Nov. Chopta is also visited as part of Char Dham trip by travelers who are looking to explore natural beauty of the area alongwith the Kedarnath pilgrimage.

Related Destination
Related Holidays

Related Things To Do

  • Vishwanath Temple

    Temple or Holy Place
    Vishwanath Temple at Guptkashi is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is considered similar to the one in more

    Access

    Guptkashi, Kund ( 10 Kms ), Rudraprayag ( 45 Kms )
  • Ardhanareshvara Temple

    Temple or Holy Place
    Ardhanareshvara is a Lord Shiva temple in Guptkashi where Lord Shiva is depicted as half man half more

    Access

    Guptkashi, Kund ( 10 Kms ), Rudraprayag ( 44 Kms )
  • Madhyamaheshwar

    Temple or Holy Place, Adventure
    A Lord Shiva temple at 25 kms trek from Guptkashi and one of the Paanch Kedars. The road from more

    Access

    Guptkashi ( 25 Kms ), Kund ( 35 Kms )
  • Kedarnath Temple

    Temple or Holy Place, Adventure
    Kedarnath Temple is one of the holiest Hindu temples and is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga temples. Due more

    Access

    Kedarnath, Guptkashi ( 13 Kms ), Kund ( 23 Kms )
  • Ukhimath

    Temple or Holy Place
    Ukhimath is a pilgrimage at 4000 ft asl at 41 kms from Rudraprayag. During winters, the idols from more

    Access

    Kund ( 10 Kms ), Guptkashi ( 19 Kms ), Rudraprayag ( 41 Kms )
  • Deoria Tal is a high altitude lake (7000 ft asl) at 3 kms uphill trek on the Ukhimath-Chopta road more

    Access

    Kund ( 14 Kms )
  • Triyuginarayan Temple

    Temple or Holy Place
    Triyuginarayan Temple (6500 ft asl) is a Hindu temple at 28 kms from Guptkashi dedicated to Lord more

    Access

    Guptkashi ( 28 Kms ), Rudraprayag ( 71 Kms )