Camping in Chopta

Camping in Chopta is a wonderful way to explore this delightful region which has untouched, unique, and scenic beauty all around. This region is a part of Kedarnath wildlife sanctuary known for its one of the richest biodiversity in the world. Discover natural lake, closest Grater Himalayan view, alpine meadows, evergreen forest, world’s highest Shiva temple, adventure activities and much more.

For Nature lovers and trekking enthusiast, Chopta is must visit destination because of its untouched, unique and simple scenic beauty. Its tranquility, greenery all around, and beautiful panoramic scenic view of snow clad lofty Himalayan peaks are innately heart taking.

Camping in Chopta
Magpie Camp Chopta

Camping in Chopta is the best mode to experience the beauty of Chopta so, We The Magpie group established a camp site “The Magpie Jungle Camp” on Chopta- Gopeshwar road, located at a height of 2350 mts above sea level amidst the evergreen dense Alpine forest of oak and deodar with the clear Himalayan range view. The Camp has specious alpine meadow perfect to do outdoor activities like birding, obstacle courses , adventure activities and so many other outdoor games. Tranquilly of this camp site make it different from other roadside accommodations/ camps because its 300 mts upwards from motor road and you will be relaxed and uninterrupted from hustle and bustle of tourists flocking this region.

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Alpine Camping In Chopta
Budget Camping in Chopta

If you want to experience the camping in Chopta without spending too much, Magpie group offers economical customized packages. (Dome type smaller tents in different location and trekking routes around Chopta as per client’s preference & requirement).
The equipment we use are of highest ranking used worldwide by professionals.

Facilities in the Alpine/dome tent style camping in Chopta

  • Dome tents or family tents which are all season i.e. can withstand snow, wind & rain as well
  • Toilet will be dry pit western style
  • Food will be multi-cuisine including Indian & Chinese
  • Filtered drinking water will be provided.
  • Camp will also have either an open or closed air dining depending on the weather situation
  • Good quality mattress along with sub zero sleeping bags
  • We also use Camping stool, table in outdoor camping.
  • We provide trekking pole, shoes on nominal charges for trekking.


To spend leisure moments we offer some adventurous-recreational activities in camp surroundings. Visitors can involve themselves in these activities like…..

  • Obstacle activities, with 9 different obstacles: Burma Bridge, 02. Double Rope Bridge, 03. Cat Walk, 04. Rope Ladder, 05. Commando Crawl, 06. Tarzan Swing, 7. Balance Beam 8.Monkey Crawl, 9 Rope climbing.
  • Outdoor sports activities: Volley Ball, Football, Badminton and Cricket, Golf (chargeable) etc.
  • Adventure Sports Activities: Rock climbing, Rappelling, Tree climbing, River crossing etc.
  • Team Building Activities: According to Group strength and interest these activities are explained on spot at the Camp.
  • Indoor Games: Card, Chess, and Carom etc.
  • Nature activities: In camp surroundings visitors enjoy jungle walking, bird watching, wildlife watching, star gazing and nature photography etc.

  • unparallel amazing natural beauty All around.
  • world renowned for its unique and untouched biodiversity.
  • Lush Green Meadows all around.
  • Famous Tungnath-Chandrashila & Deoriatal Trek.
  • paradise for birdwatchers-More than 200 birds spices.
  • Best place for yoga and meditation.
  • Best for Snow trek in India.
  •   TEMP IN – Oct/Nov : 7 Min / 15 Max
  •   Best time to visit Chopta.- 12 Month
  •   Chopta Situated in – Ukhimath,Rudraprayag
  •   Recommended days in Chopta – 2 Full Days & 3.Nights
  •   Nearest Railways Station from Chopta Nights- Rishikesh
  •   Nearest Airport from Chopta- Jolly Grant (D.dun)
  •   Chopta is Famous for- Scenic views
  • We highly suggest that while exploring Chopta on google map please do mention Magpie Jungle Camp,Chopta to get the location accuracy as there is one more Chopta village in the same region and often travellers get misguided because of the same.
  • Trek to Chandrashila from Chopta is about 5Km one way.. It is easy to moderate and can easily be done with kids (Pony is available except in winter to trek up to Tungnath Temple).
  • Due to heavy snow in winters at Chopta and Tungnath the trek tends to get quite difficult but the views is mesmerizing. One is recommended to carry heavy wollens and good shoes. Sun screen lotions and moisturizer is a must carry stuff along with dark chocolates to maintain the body temperature and energy level.
  • There is no direct bus/cab services to Chopta but one can hire Local taxi from Ukhimath. It is recommended to hire a cab from Rishikesh/Haridwar/Dehradun as the local cab charges are high and even the availability of the same is difficult sometimes.
  • Recommended to carry cash though ATM.s of banks are available at Ukhimath which is 25 kms before Chopta.
  • Nearest market is Ukhimath, one can collect essentials on the way to Chopta if one is travelling via Rudraprayag.
  • Nearest market is Gopeshwar if one is travelling from Joshimath /Auli.