Chopta Tourism & Travel Guide

India's mini Switzerland, Chopta boasts of the most pristine terrains. Perhaps it's the distance from urban towns or the lack of awareness amongst tourist circles, that Chopta has remained an offbeat destination for so long. Located in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand, Chopta offers breathtaking views of snow-capped mountains, lush forests and shimmering streams. The beginning point of numerous treks, Chopta is not your regular hill station. With its hidden trails, quiet nooks and the warmest of home-stays, the quaint hilly town offers travellers an unforgettable experience. The Chopta-Chandrashila trek through oak and deodar thickets is one of Garwhal's most jaw-dropping trails and takes you to an elevation of 4090m. Do plan a relatively long trip as the route to Chopta is slightly tricky and you may have to change a few buses on the way. If you'd prefer travelling by train, do book your tickets way in advance, keeping in mind that there's no direct train to Chopta.
Best time to visit

Peak season: The weather conditions during the summers are dry and sunny, making March through June, perfect for the Chopta trek.

Budget
For Budget Travellers: INR 400 - 600
For Mid-range Travellers: INR 700 to INR 1000 a day
For Luxury Travellers: INR 3000 and upwards

 

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Best Time to Visit Chopta

Peak season: (March-June) The weather conditions in the summer season remains cool and it is advised to carry plenty of woolens as the nights can get quite cold.
 
Shoulder season: (July-October) Chopta receives a decent amount of rainfall which makes for the lush sceneries all-year round.
The trek is challenging during these months as the trails are slippery with the probability of landslides being very high.
 
Off-Season: (November to February) The entire area is laden with snow during these months making it a tough for the trekkers.

Budget for Chopta

For Budget Travellers: INR 400 - 600 a day
  • Accommodation in hostels and guesthouses: INR 400 -600
  • Food in local cafes and street eateries: INR 50 - 150
  • Public Transport in buses and auto rickshaws: INR 15 - 80
  • Sightseeing: INR 10 - 50
 
For Mid-range Travellers: INR 700 to INR 1000 a day
  • Accommodation in mid-range hotels and resorts: INR 700 - 1000
  • Food in mid-range cafes and restaurants: INR 250 - 500
  • Local transport in local taxis or car rentals: INR 200 - 400
  • Treks and Hiking packages: INR 1000 and upwards
  • For Luxury Travellers: INR 3500 and upwards
 
For Luxury Travellers: INR 3000 and upwards
  • Accommodation in 4* or 5* hotels: INR 3000 and upwards
  • Food in upscale restaurants and bars: INR 700 and upwards
  • Local transport in private taxis: INR 2000 and upwards
  • Guided tours: INR 1500 and upwards

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