The Chopta Valley

The valley is bordered between the charismatic state of Uttarakhand and the alluring state of Sikkim. An undefined height of 4000 meters above the sea level adding on to the charm of the valley with rich effervescence calling of the blue skies. The valley has popularity amongst the tourism business owing to its alpine vegetation, mesmerizing orchids, rhododendrons and other high altitude vegetations. The location is intermingled with the meandering rivers and sun dawning clouds.

Other attractions include the beautiful deep waters of the Gurudongmar Lake, an epitome of antiquity and charm. The place is ideal for trekkers who wish to experience an adrenaline rush through their spines running into the erotic wildness of the plains and living their lives at a beat for the moment. In the valley, you can visit other ravishing beauties in its proximities like the Tungnath Temple and the Deoria Tal. The valley is home to the Kanchula Korak Musk Deer Sanctuary attracting wildlife enthusiasts who wish to explore the Himalayan animal species.

The place will let you escape and forget the chaos of your city life and will make you understand the true meaning of living on the edge in the lap of nature in a way similar to how our ancestors used to live. Other relishing activities you can enjoy include bird watching and wildlife spotting.

Best Time to Visit

Although the magnificent charm of the place attracts tourists all year long the best time of visit in the starting months of winter commencing from October to June.


The place is open from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Entry Fee

There is no entry fee charged to enter the Vally.

How to Reach

The nearest rail track to the city of Pelling is the Darjeeling Railway Station situated at a distance of 194.4 km and takes around 6 hours and 55 minutes to reach the valley. The nearest airport is the Bagdogra Airport in Siliguri, West Bengal.

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