Chopta

General Information
Altitude : 2600 mts.
Season : Round the year.
Language : Garhwali, Hindi and English.
Clothing : Summer - Cotton & Woolens.
Winter - Heavy woolens.
Situated on the Gopeshwar - Ukhimath road, about 40 km. from Gopeshwar at an altitude of 2600 meters, Chopta is one of the most picturesque places in the entire Garhwal region. It provides a breathtaking view of the Himalayan ranges and surrounding areas.

Accessibility

Air : The nearest airport is Jolly Grant near about 314 kms. via Gopeshwar, Chamoli.
Rail : Nearest Railhead is Rishikesh near about 300 kms. via Gopeshwar, Chamoli.
Road : Well connected by motor able roads to all the major towns of the region.
Chopta Tungnath Chandrashila Photo Gallery
Tungnath
At the temple of Tungnath Shiva's arm is worshiped. This is the highest Hindu shrines of Himalaya. The peak of Tungnath is the source three springs that from the river Akashakmini.Tungnath is just 3 km. uphill from Chopta.

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Dogalbitta
10 km. by motor road & just 3 km. by trek Dogalbitta is picturesque place where only nature create sound. One can stay at P.W.D. Inspection House at Dogalbitta but suit can be reserved from Gopeshwar.
Gopeshwar
Gopeshwar district headquarter of Chamoli District situated at an altitude of 1550 mts., This places is a tourst place as well as a pilgrim center. There is a famous ancient Gopinath temple. Gopeshwar is the starting point of famous Rudranath trek.
Chandrashila
Chandrashila Top, 4000 mts. is highest point near chopta. This top provides a spectacular view of Himalayas,especially Nandadevi, Trisul, Kedar Peak, Bandarpunch and Chaukhamba peaks. There are various legends associated with this place. According to one of the popular legend, this is the place where Lord Rama meditated after defeating the demon-king Ravana.Another legend says that moon-god Chandra spent time here in penance.

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