Trekking in Chopta

Trekking in Chopta

Chopta is famous for trekking as there are many trekking routes in the region. One of the best treks for the beginners, Chopta – Tungnath – Chandrashila Trek is counted among the fabulous treks of the Garhwal Himalayas.

Treks in Chopta Region

  • Chopta Tungnath Trek

Trek Distance: 3.5 Kms (one side)

Tungnath is known as third temple of Panch Kedar and is highest temple of Lord Shiva at 3700 mts height.  Entire trek till Tungnath Temple is well maintained by cemented trek.

Check out: Tungnath Packages : Tungnath Travel Guide

  • Chopta Chandrashilla Trek

Trek Distance: 5 Kms (one side)

To reach Chandrashila one has to reach Tungnath first. There is a steep climb to reach the summit of 4000 mts which offers 360 degree view of Himalayas. Trekking to Chandrashila can be quite difficult during snow but equally rewarding as well.

Check out: Tungnath Packages : Tungnath Travel Guide

  • Deoria Tal Trek
  • Deorial – Rohini Buygal – Chopta Trek
  • Bisudi Tal Trek
  • Kali Shila Trek

Treks near Chopta Region

  • Kedarnath Trek
  • Madmaheshwar Trek
  • Rudranath Trek
  • Rudranaht – Kalpeshwar Trek
  • Panch Kedar Trek
  • Anusuya Devi Trek
  • Valley of Flowers Trek
  • Kuari Pass Trek
  • Kartikswami Trek

Food/water in Chopta during trekking: Carry your own water during the trek. There are some shacks in the trek where you can enjoy the hot tea with biscuits, maggie and lunch as well.

Note: They are mostly open during season time with Tungnath temple is open. Otherwise they are closed and trekkers are advised to carry backpacks with packed lunch, juice or water.

Pony/Porters: Porters/Pony are available in Chopta during season time only from May to October (till the last day of closing ceremony at Tungnath Temple). During winters you will not find any porters or Ponies/horses due to snow.  

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