Situated on the Ukhimath-Chamoli road at an altitude of about 2915 mts, tiny chopta is one of the most picturesque places in the entire Garhwal region. It provides a breathtaking view of lash green valey with the Himalayan ranges. Chopta is also important because it is base of Tunganath-Chandrashila Treck.
Tungnath is the heighest of the 5 shrines of Panch Kedar at an elevation of about 3680 mts. Enroute exaotic varieties of rhododendrons, white flowers and shrub like trees can be seen in abundance.
The trek from Chopta to Tungnath temple is (3.5km) and further to Chandrashsila top (1.5km) and back is about 10kms in total.
Nearest Airport is at Dehradun (Jolly Grant, 264 km).RAIL
Nearest railhead is Rishikesh, 209 km.ROAD
Chopta is On the Ukhimath chamoli route and has good road connectivity (bus and car services) from all the mejor points of Garhwal.
Chopta Distance Chart:
Ukhimath to Chopta 29km, Delhi 451km, Meerut 368km, Rishikesh 209km, Haridwar 225km, Pauri126km, Dehradun 246km, Mussoorie 212km, Devprayag to Chopta 130km, Tehri Garhwal 151km, Kotdwar 229km, Joshimath 92km, Srinagar 96km, Kedarnath 64km.
Rudraprayag 63km, Gopeshwar 37km and Badrinath 136km.