Waking up listening to and chittering of birds in Chopta is far from the booming noise of the cities and other hill stations, sunrise scenery from Chopta is revitalising when the cardinal rays of sun kisses the snow-covered Himalayas. Chopta trek has several things that have something to offer for everyone.
A green trail nestled at 2,700 meters in the gigantic calming Himalayan range. This foliage trek is around 3.5 km long consisting of a few steep climbs. You will get a mesmerizing view of soaring forests dabbled with deodars, oaks, and rhododendrons as you snake up to Tungnath peak at 3680 meters. You will find an ancient and one of the highest Shiva temples offering the mystic view of two gleaming river valleys Mandakini and Alaknanda. If you want to live this trek then visit during the month of May to June.
Trekking is incomplete without experiencing Camping. Chopta trek offers one of the best camping sites at Baniyakund. The spot is located at a distance of 4 kms from Chopta trek. This place in highland savana serves you with the scenic view of snow-clad Garhwal Himalayas. You will get to enjoy the alluring experience of camping during the summers and monsoons season and witness foliage surroundings with clear sky and pristine nature. Bird watching is something that you can go for in the meadows. If you are a Green-Panther and a pathfinder then this place is a real treat for you.
If you really are a wanderlust and a trekking freak person then Chandrishila trek is something meant for you. Chandrashila has rich and unique flora and fauna where you will get to witness some unfamiliar wild species like mountain goats, a variety of birds including brown dipper, Fire-Tailed sunbird and many others. Trek to Chandrashila is a perfect trek for the beginner because it is one of the shortest and easiest trails apart from a bit steep climb. The trail offers an eye captivating view of Himalayan ranges, Kedarnath and Chaukhamba peaks. Nestled at the elevation of 4,130 meters, Chandrashila is also the highest peak in Chopta.
Kanchula Korak Musk Deer Sanctuary:
Want to experience the unique flora and fauna of Himalayan wildlife then this is the perfect pick for you. It is located around 7 kms away from the Chopta. This place is famous for breeding the musk deer and varied wild species. This place is flourished with a diversity of flowers and verdure atmosphere. The best part of this sanctuary is that you can enjoy the lush green surroundings of the wildlife.
A small hamlet aka “The Winter Seat of Kedarnath” is a treatment for your eyes which comes with the shower of blessings from the ancient temples. Madhameshwar Mela will bring you across the colourful culture accompanied by some of the folk songs and dances. You will get to enjoy the show of the enacting episodes from Mahabharat. This place is the best to travel throughout the year and witness the cherished flock of pilgrims moving down to the Omkareshwar temple from Kedarnath.
The blue pristine lake of Devariyatal sits at 2,438mts. Which also can be an ideal spot for your weekend trekking plan. The Deoria lake offers you the fantastic shadow of Chaukhamba peaks in its crystal clear water. If you want your weekend to be refreshing then this pick will be a perfect one. Witness the beauty of nature with the animals quenching water from the lake just like “Jungle Book ”. Explore Kedarnath Musk Deer Sanctuary and get the panoramic view of some of the staggering peaks like Chaukhamba, Neelkantha, Bandarpunch, Kedar range and Kalanga peaks.
When searching for serene just as daring activities in Chopta, then, at that point traveling should be thought of. Bisuri Tal is a lake situated at a height of 4100 meters. It is the most noteworthy point for a lake in the Chopta locale. To arrive at the lake, you need to travel from Chopta for around 30 km. The whole trip would take around 5 days to finish. While the trouble levels of the Tungnath, Chandrashila and Deoria Tal journey range from a simple to direct one, the Bisuri Tal trail is for the bold hearts as it were. It’s anything but a path more unfamiliar in light of the fact that it’s anything but an extreme one as well as in light of the fact that it has been found as of late.
Be it traveling, setting up camp, watching Himalayan untamed life, getting a charge out of the lavish plant life of the glades or timberlands, the quietness of streams and cascades, Bisuri Tal packs the whole Chopta experience in itself for you to esteem and recall for a lifetime.