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BEST TREK TO DO IN INDIA FOR SUMMIT VIEWS 

INTRODUCTION TO Chopta TREK

Chopta is situated in the Garhwal range of the Himalayas in the Uttarakhand region, which is about 400 km from Delhi, and is worth a trek to perform on weekends with magnificent panoramic vistas of the Himalayas. It is getting very popular among youths and is one of the most famous treks in north India. undoubtedly visiting this place will offer you bewitching views of the giant Himalayas and nature.

Chopta comes under the wildlife sanctuary of Kedarnath. Chopta is situated at a height of 8790 ft. Imagine the mesmerizing view of the Himalayas from such a height. There are very few hill stations at such an astonishing height. Chopta is such an attractive place that it can allure the beholder and make them fall in love. It is situated in such a place among the green meadows and forest full of wilderness and calmness. witness the variety of flora and fauna, it is home to many birds and flowers. 

WHY IS IT THE BEST TREK TO DO 

The immense beauty of the Himalayas can be seen from Chopta and inspires every trekker to explore this beautiful creation of god. The quiet nature attracts bloggers, writers, zoologists, and photographers to visit this place. camping in Chopta is definitely on your to-do list. It is a different experience shading into the woods in the open sky. Pitching on green pasture land is simply amazing, though you should first take permission from the forest department to settle your camps or you have to pay the fee. 

Chopta is a gateway to multiple trekking options. You can trek to Chandrashila via Tungnath which is around a 4 km hike and offers you the lord shiva temple passing through rhododendron forest, get delicious cuisine from the locals on your way to Chandra Shila. trek to devariya tal, rohini bugyal, Chopta bugyal or baniya kund. 

WEATHER CONDITIONS

because of its ultimate height, the weather of the chapter is cold throughout the year. In winter Chopta receives heavy snowfall and even the summer nights are cold. but the summer days are normal under the sun. but still require warm clothes. In the monsoon season, it looks like a fairyland when flowers bloom on pasture green land. The summer season is the most preferable to enjoy your vacation in Chopta with your friends and family. 

EASY TO MODERATE?

if you are taking your kids, friends, or old age Chopta is more than a perfect destination to visit. It is totally easy to conquer the trek and reach the summit. The ascent to the top is not lengthy and requires 5 km of an easy hike. You can reach Chopta easily by road and it is safe. Chopta lies on the shortcut route of Kedarnath. 

You can also do a solo trek to Chopta, as Chopta receives a huge number of trekkers so you won’t find yourself alone on a mountain. The trek takes 2 to 3 hours which is not too steep so you can perform it easily on your own. 

YOU CAN MAKE A MEMORABLE DAY!  LET ME TELL YOU HOW. 

You can visit tungnath, Chandra Shila and devariya tal in a single day. All you have to do is wake up at 6 in the morning in Chopta. have some breakfast and reach the temple in tungnath by 7 or 8. rest for an hour in tungnath and you can have your second breakfast. After starting round two of the hike you can reach Chandrashila by 10 even if you walk very slowly.

witness the splendid view of the Himalayas from Chandra Shila, click pictures and feel the wind. After exploring Chandrashila, head back to Chopta. you will be down within 1 hour. You can have your third breakfast if you want to and then pack your things as you will leave for sari village which is 45 min drive away from Chopta. charge your gadgets in the village and you can have your lunch. and then start your trek to devriya tal. 2.5 km distance and you can easily cover it in 2 hours. but 4 you will be settling camps near the lake. there will be enough time for you to explore this place to the fullest. 

THINGS TO REMEMBER

  • Chopta does have electricity. they are dependable on solar panels
  • you should be carrying an extra power bank or batteries.
  • You can carry your tent. 

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