Chopta Hill Station


Chopta is an unusual traveler destination appropriate for trekking fans. It is also popular for beautiful Himalayan pasture with verdant green landscapes and alpine forest scenery. It is surrounded through snow-clad mountains.

Chopta Location

Chopta is a valley located in North Sikkim, a region in India. And it is situated at a height of 4,000 meters on the top of sea level. And it is a visitor hotspot rich in alpine plants, rhododendrons, orchids, and other high-elevation vegetation. This valley is crises-crossed through meandering rivers.

Chopta Information & Facts

Chopta Hill Station Altitude

2500 meters

Chopta Hill Station Temp

Summer Temp: 30°C Max 10°C Min
Winter Temp: 15°C Max -15°C Min

Chopta Hill Station Best time to Go

Chopta is throughout the year may abstain from freezing days in January and February.

Chopta Hill Station Monsoon

Jul - Sep

Chopta Hill Station Summer

April - June

Chopta Hill Station Winter

Nov - Feb

Chopta Hill Station Clothes

Woolen clothes in winter and Light woolen clothes in summer.

Chopta Hill Station Nearest Airport

Jolly Grant Airport (226 kms)

Chopta Hill Station Railway Station

Rishikesh (209 kms)

Chopta Hill Station Bus Station


Chopta Hill Station Hospital & Doctor

Basic medical facilities are available.

Chopta Hill Station Sightseeing

Trek To Tungnath Temple, Trek To Deoria Tal, Trek To Chandrashila...

Chopta Valley Famous

Chopta is popular for trekking way for Chandrashilla (4000mt) and Tungnath temple (3500mts).

Chopta Valley Weather

Summer season are modest, monsoon- heavy rainfall and winter season are severe cold.

Chopta Valley Places of Interest

Tungnath, Kanchula Korak Musk Deer Sanctuary (7 km)

Best Time to Visit Chopta Valley

finest time to stay is from mid-March to mid-November

Clothing Recommendation

Cotton clothes or light woolen in summer and Heavy woolen in winter.

Chopta Valley Accommodation

GMNVL break houses are accessible throughout peak season in addition local hotels (small rooms are available to pass some time) at Chopta.

Some small rooms in hotels are accessible at Tungnath throughout peak season.

Lest you are not capable to locate a lodging for you in Chopta, you may go for Gopeshwar (39 kms from Chopta) where you may simply discover Hotels to relax.

Chopta Valley Accessibility

Closest domestic Airport is Jolly Grant, Dehradun, and approx. 226 KM. Indian Airlines has flights on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from Delhi to Dehradun. Closest Railway Station is in Rishikesh, Approx. 210 Kms. Away. There are several buses available to Chopta from Hardwar. And Buses going to Kedarnath (from Hardwar) stop at Ukhimath (25 km from Chopta). By car/bus, Chopta is 510 km away from Delhi, 210 km from Rishikesh, 89 km from Kedarnath and 25 km from Ukhimath.

How to Reach Chopta Valley?

Visitor can reach to Dehradun/ Rishikesh/Haridwar, via Air, By Train, or via bus. Even From these one can rent a CAB or buses are eagerly available.

Near By Cities Ukhimath, Kedarnath.

Sightseeing Chopta Valley Highlights

Despite the natural picturesque beauty, you can stay the sacred Gurudongmar Lake which is sacred to Buddhists and Hindus. It is located at a height of 17,100 feet, close to the Indo-China border. And this white lake is assumed to be blessed by Guru Padmasambhava, Guru Rimpoche or who is respected as a sponsor saint of Sikkim. The exceptional aspect of the lake is that a small section remains unfrozen, even at peak of winters.

Tso Lhamu Lake is another beautiful lake which is 9 km away from the Gurudongmar Lake; it is basis of River Teesta and is situated, amidst lush green forests and high mountains.

Other Activities of Chopta Valley

Maguthang valley is also a beautiful valley which is situated at the east of Chopta Valley. The vast meadows with flowing rivers and sporadic Tibetan traveling settlements are appeal a view.

Thangu valley is famous for their beauty especially for flowers, uncommon orchid, high elevation flowers and vegetation.

An annual Yak race is a well-liked sport and magnetizes loads of attention from tourists and locals.

Excursions from Chopta Valley

  • Tungnath Shiva Temple (3Km.)
  • Gopeshwar 39Km.)
  • Kanchula Korak Musk Deer Sanctuary (7Km.)
  • Ukhimath (31Km.)

How To Get There - Chopta

By Air : Nearest airport is Jolly Grant, 226 kms.
By Rail: Nearest railhead is Rishikesh, 209 kms.
By Road: Well connected by motorable roads.

General Information - Chopta

Location: Uttar Pradesh.
Main Attraction : Tungnath, Gopeshwar.
Altitude : 2900 Above Sea Level.
Languages: Hindi, Garhwali.

Chopta Hill Station Resorts and Hotels

  1. Mayadeep Herbal Resort
  2. Chauhan Guest House
  3. Devariya Guest House
  4. Magpie Eco Tourist Village
  5. Tourist Rest House