All Meal
2 N & 3 D
D 15* N – 7*

Chopta Valley comes under the Kedarnath wildlife sanctuary and has acclaimed the attraction of bird lovers all around the world. The valley is known for over 200 species of birds specially for Monal & Koklas. Even migrated birds can be seen in the valley. The bird watching can be explored all round the year except from June end to September mid.

Best Time for Bird Watching in Chopta,

Chopta is famous for round the year destination among the birdwatcher because it has more than 200 permanent resident birds, as well as Chopta is the heaven for different migrated birds in different seasons cause of its unique ecosystem.
As per our experience, march end to November, except the monsoon season is the most ideal for birding in Chopta.

Winter is best time for some famous pheasant like Monal, Koklas, Cheer pheasant, Snow partridge, and the winter visitor Eurasian woodcock.

If you want to spot maximum birds count within 3 or 4 days then Chopta is the ideal place for you. As you will cover these 5 to 8 spots, Tungnath, Pothibasa(Photibasa is a Garhwali word, means residence of birds),Bulkana (the monal point)Kanchula khark, Mandal, Makku farm, Makku math village, duggle-bittha,Kakada Gad (river) and Deoriatal in Chopta. You will get a chance to spots maximum bird’s species of Chopta and we are sure more than 120 birds can be spots within 2 days.


DAY I – Rishikesh/ Haridwar To Chopta at Magpie Camp.
DAY II – – Makku Bend, makku Farm & around.
DAY III – – Tungnath trek
DAY DAY IV – – Chopta, Dhodi Dhar & Mandal
DAY V – – Kakra Gaad, Bansbara and Ukhimath.
DAY VI – – Ukhimath to Rishikesh
DURATION – 1 Night & 2 Days
DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Haridwar / Rishikesh/Dehradun
EXPECTED TRAVEL TIME- 8 HRS. Highly recommended to start the trip a bit early in the morning from Haridwar/ Rishikesh/ Dehradun so that one has ample time to explore the natural beauty enroute to Chopta.
DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Haridwar / Rishikesh/Dehradun
Meals Accommodation Trekking Activities

• 50% advance payment to confirm your booking.
• We have our own logistics firm and have a good fleet of vehicles for transportation.


Day 1-

Rishikesh/ Haridwar To Chopta at Magpie Camp.

Haridwar / Rishikesh ( at 7.00 AM ) in the morning . It’s about to 210 from Haridwar and -190 km from Rishikesh and 7- 8 hour journey along with Ganga & Alaknanda river before truing into the mandakini vallay in Rudraprayg up to Magpie Camp Chopta . After Reached at Magpie Camp we will serve the Welcome Refreshment for you and then in the Evening you can take a walk at Camp’s Grassland for acclimatization or near By Places for a short walk. Night stay in Swiss Camps.


Day 2-

Makku Bend, makku Farm & around.

We will wake up early in the morning start birding around Magpie camp & Duggale Bittha and after breakfast around Makku bend, we may greet by Himalayan Bulbuls, Streaked Laughing thrushes, Grey Bushchats, etc according to season.
Post lunch, we will go for a short drive of 10 km up to the Makku Farm (sheep farm) and birding till the evening.


Day 3-

Tungnath trek

Today we will do birding at on the way to Tungnath Trek (with packed lunch) & trek down from different route to Bulkana and birding around the trek. Night Stay at Bulkana Chpopta.


Day 4-

Chopta , Dhodi dhar & mandal

Morning birding at Chopta, and dhodi dhar and Lunch at Dodhidhar and Post lunch birding around mandal & Dhodi Dhar. Night stay at Mandal .


Day 5-

Pothibasa, Pinglapani, Sari & Devariyatal.

Morning birding at Chopta, and dhodi dhar and Lunch at Dodhidhar and Post lunch birding around mandal & Dhodi Dhar. Night stay at Mandal .


Day 6-

Kakra Gaad, Bansbara and Ukhimath.

Whole day birding- around kakra gaad, Bansbara & Ukhimath and Night Stay at Ukhimath.


Day 7-

Ukhimath to Rishikesh

Today after Breakfast transfer to Rishikesh/Haridwar.


  • Conveyance charges from Haridwar/Rishikes and back to Haridwar/Rishikesh.
  • Stay at Magpie Jungle Camp & other places in Chopta on twin sharing basis as per itinerary
  • All meals (vegetarian only) / Two Meals plan
  • All park entry fee, guide charges, camera charges, taxi and driver charges
  • Service of a dedicated professional wildlife photographer and naturalist for the entire tour
  • All applicable taxes


  • Any extra food item not included in the meal as per itinerary
  • Any alcoholic beverage
  • Any non-alcoholic beverage not included in the meal as per itinerary
  • Laundry, phone call, etc. personal charges
  • Charges for alcohol or soft drinks or beverages
  • Tips
  • Anything which is not mentioned in “Tour cost includes”


IN CHOPTA- Magpie group has a permanent camp site “THE MAGPIE JUNGLE CAMP” located at a height of 2350 mtrs above sea level amidst the evergreen dense Alpine forest of oak and deodar with the clear Himalayan range view in Chopta with Comfortable and clean bedding with warm hospitality extended by us will make you experience a pleasant and comfortable stay in the lap of nature.

AT DEVARIYATAL– We have wooden Rooms & Swiss camp & Dome tent here. And rooms & Swiss camps with attached bathroom.


Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks, Tea & coffee And Dinner.

  1. We offer all meals plan as well as two meals plan.

We Provide :-

  • Best Accommodation in Swiss at “THE MAGPIE JUNGLE CAMP” in Chopta and “The Magpie Eco Retreat” in Devariyatal the Property of “THE MAGPIE GROUP”.
  • Fresh, Tents and Rooms with attached toilets.
  • First aid .

You need to get :-

  • Shirts/T-shirts – 2/3
  • Full sleeved T-shirts – 2
  • Trekking pants – 2
  • One full-sleeved sweater
  • Good quality windproof jacket – (optional)
  • Woolen socks – 1 pair, for the night only
  • Regular socks for trekking – 2 or 3 pairs
  • Scarf/muffler (optional)
  • Raincoat / Poncho
  • Small lightweight towel
  • Water bottle
  • Cap/hat to keep the strong sun away from your face
  • Sun glasses
  • Walking stick/trekking pole
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Lip balm
  • Torch/flashlight (with extra batteries)
  • Day pack for essentials
  • Rain cover for your bags
  • Plastic/waterproof bags for belongs in case of rain
  • Camera if you like (with fully charged batteries)
Magpie Jungle Camp Chopta