PART 3: Chopta – so, this is how heaven feels! (April 23, 2012)

The Escapades

(Odyssey continues from Part 2)

Ukhimath to Chopta – The Drive

At 8:00 AM we started to drive for Chopta which is ~20 km of curving roads from the Ukhimath rest house where we are stationed. The road passes through a dense forest of oaks, pines, ferns, algae and mosses and is in good condition. It seems as if some artist has scraped through mushy mushy greens using charcoal. We were totally taken with the tranquil beauty of the place.

Canopy of trees on the road to Chopta (Uttarakhand, April 2012)

In addition to the pristine beauty we are also blessed with Solitude. I had selected this place as an escape from crowds and it is delivering remarkably on that.

Mayadeep Resort at Dugalbitta - On way to Chopta Mayadeep Resort at Dugalbitta – On way to Chopta

Chopta 

We reached Chopta by 10:00 AM. It is a very small village where there is no electricity and other amenities that we are used…

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