Chopta is a small town located in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand, India. It is a popular tourist destination known for its scenic beauty and natural landscapes. Chopta is situated at an altitude of 2,680 meters above sea level and is surrounded by dense forests of oak, deodar, and rhododendron trees. The town is famous for its trekking trails, which lead to the Tungnath Temple and Chandrashila Peak.
Chopta is also known as the “Mini Switzerland” of India, owing to its breathtaking views of snow-capped mountains and lush green valleys. The town attracts a large number of tourists and adventure enthusiasts who come here to explore the natural beauty and indulge in activities like trekking, camping, and birdwatching.
The best time to visit Chopta is from April to November when the weather is pleasant and ideal for outdoor activities. However, the town is accessible throughout the year, except during heavy snowfall in winters when the roads are blocked.