A small but convenient place in chopta region. Birders who visit chopta find this place convenient to move about the region. A small hotel but adequate facilities. Good food, courteous staff and owner MR Pradeep make this place convenient for birders. The place has no electricity and power through generators is provided between 6-10 pm . No internet but otherwise
All though this hotel is bit away from Chopta but it is a charming place run by very nice people. The view from this hotel is awesome. I didn't notice any good hotel near Chopta bus stand, it is quite crowded too. There is no electricity here, it is a solar powered place. They switch on the lights only after 7 PM and turn off at 10 PM. So charge your phone etc. during this time. They provide candles but I suggest that through out your tour in the mountains keep a thick candle with you.
three of our friends stayed there during Oct, 2012. Though its going to be seven years, my memory gets stuck up the view of valley below the hotel. Very small Hotel. with wonderful landscape view. Even from the entire road, its having a clear view. We didnt have our own car, but the hotel manager, helped us. He dropped us to Tunganath trek, next day to Deoria Tal, and to Ukimath. Whatever variety they could cook, they served us. Wonderful experience.. Having tea at the terrace was unforgettable exp.
Best hotels to stay at Chopta. Rooms are of reasonable size, clean and with balconies. View from all the rooms are excellent. U can also have your meals in an open space adjacent to reception area to thoroughly njoy nature. From the room, you can hear beautiful chirping of birds and u can also spot some of the best birds of Uttarakhand. Owner of the property Pradeep and support staff are quite humble and will assist you on all the matters. Meals at the hotel were also pretty yummy!
Most hotels cater to tourists and less to photographers and birders. In Chopta valley, close to Pothibasa there is Snow View Resort. We stayed here for 2 nights, a very clean and nice place with all basic necessity available for a nature traveler. Being in the forest zone, there is no electricity, they run on generator from 6PM to 11PM and beyond this you are on night lantern. Being in nature, you wont feel necessity of fan or AC as the temperature during our visit was 4C. Coming to food, they prepare decent food in their traditional style in wood fired chulas. They are also willing to try our options if we suggest any. But remember not to put excessive demands as they dont get many items delivered on time being on high altitude. Staff is extremely polite and their owner Pradeep is very helpful. Would surely like to visit it again in case making a trip to Chopta for photography.…