Best time to travel to Chopta is in Summers (April – June) and Winters (Oct – Dec).
Travellers interested in snow fall or want to experience snow trekking in Chopta
then Jan to March are the best months.
Neelkanth Camp Chopta is situated at a place from where you can visit Chandrashila,
Devatala, Rudranath, Anusuya Mata, Madmaheshwar, Tungnath You can go easily.
Every year hundreds of tourists from our country and abroad come to our camp,
who return with a memorable palo in their eyes.
Chopta has a very cool and pleasant climate from
March to May with the temperature
between 10 °C and 30 °C. After that comes monsoon season that starts from July
and ends in October. Chopta witnesses snowfall from November to March and the
temperature is between a minimum of −15 °C and a maximum of 15 °C. It starts
snowing in the month of November and increases significantly day by day. By
January it is a 4- to 7-foot-thick layer of snowfall. It is fully covered
with snow during winters and during the same time, some of the routes going
to Chopta are blocked. An alternative route to Chopta is from Deoria Tal,
which is 10–12 km trek that starts from Deorial Tal.
Deoria Tal can be approached from Saari Village. It can be taken during winter
season. So, trekkers must visit the place during winters if they want to see
snowfields. Summertime in Chopta does not offer clear view of Himalayas due
to cloudy weather from June to August. All the peaks are covered in clouds
and the view is unclear. During winters, the sky is crystal clear and all
the mountains are clearly visible. It amazingly offers a 360-degree view of snow-clad mountains.