District Headquarters: Gopeshwar
Area: 7951 sq km
Total Population: 3,91,114
Literacy Rate: 76.23%
Altitude: 1300 m
Language: Kumauni, Garhwali, Hindi
Best Season: Throughout the year
Chamoli is known as a pilgrimage center and a beautiful town situated in Garhwal region of Uttarakhand State. It is located at an elevation of 1300 meters above the see level and lies on the bank of Alaknanada River. Chamoli is a place where you can find eye captivating natural beauty. Chamoli is the second largest district of Uttarakhand.
There are many religious and interesting place located around the chamoli like Badrinath, Hemkund sahib, Valley of flowers and auli. Chamoli is a place where you can visit religious tourism and Adventure sports. It is believed that lord Hamuman found Sanjeevni herb here to help the Laxman.
It offered some of the best places of Uttarakhand like The Sacred Badrinath, The Hemkund Sahib, valley of Flowers, Auli is known as the Switzerland of India, Gopeshwar, Chopta, Tungnath, and many other attraction. present the rich culture of champli.
Chamoli is contain many important Rivers like Alaknanda, Saraswati and Nandakini. Chamoli is also known as Chipko Movement. The place has rich history and also rich in Flora and Fauna. Chamoli is one of the place where you can spend good weekend in the midist of the Himalayan.
Gopinath Temple: Gopinath temple is a very famous temple dedicated to lord shiva. This famous temple was built by Raja Saggar. It is believed that Raja Saggar sae a cow giving the milk on shiv lings daily then raja Saggar is construct the temple here. Today this tempel is one of the main attraction of the place.
Gopeshwar: Gopeshwar is a small town located in Chamoli district. Gopeshwar is known its natural beauty and an Ancient Temples. Gopeshwar is famous for its ancient temple like - Shiva temple, Anusuya Devi Temple, Chandika temple and Gopinath Temple. wather is pleasent all around the year.
Summer season: April is the starting month of summer to till end of july. During the summer in chamoli has clear sky and pleasent surroundings. The maximum temprature is 32 degree celsius and minimum is 15 degree celsius. During the summer season chamoli would be received heavy crowds.
Winter season: October is the beginning month of winter to till the February. During the winter season the temprature is fall down upto zero degree. During the winter entire chamoli is convert into ice sheet. Tourist enjoy the Adventure activities like Skiing during the winter season.
Monsoon season: August is the starting month of monsoon in chamoli to till the September. During these months chamoli received rainfall to turn entire atmosphare fresh and beautiful.
Valley of Flowers: valley of Flowers is a National park located in West Himalayan. It is a very famous destination among the tourists. You can enjoy here various species of flowers and natural beauty. you can find here different type of species of animals and flowers. This National park is rich in flora and fauna and take an easy treak of 16 km from Govindghat.
Surya Kund: The Surya Kund has taken an important place in the heart of hindu devotees. Devotees take a dip in hot water spring of this religious kund.
Vasundhara Waterfall: Vasundhara waterfall is located at a distance of 5 km from Badrinath. This is the relaxing and refreshing place. This fall is a very beautifull tourist destination near chamoli.
Auli: Auli is a famous and most popular skiing destination. Auli has contain hidden beauty and Asia's longest and Highest cable car connected to Auli with Joshimath. Auli is just 72 km from chamoli.
Badrinath: Badrinath is famous temple among the hindu pilgrims. This temple is one of the chardham. Badrinath Dham is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It is believed that Lord Vishnu Meditation Here. This oldest shrine is located on the bank of Alaknanda River. It is believed that Adi Guru Sankracharaya was Constructed in 8th century.
Nandprayag: Nandprayag is situated at a distance of 17 km from Chamoli. Nandprayag is a place of Confluence of of two holy river Alaknanda and Mandakini.
Nanda Devi National Park: This park is located in Chamoli District. This park is dominated by "Nanda Devi Peak". The park is covered at an area of 630 km sq. It is a perfact location of picnic for Families, friends and couples. you can find here musk deer, Himalayan Tahr, Gorals etc.
Mata Murti Temple: Mata Murti ka temple is dedicated to Mata Murti and located at a distance of just 3 km from Badrinath. This temple is situated on the bank of Alaknanda River. Mostely Devotees visited here on the month of Shukla Tritiya, Ashtami and Chaturdashi.
Kalpavriksha: It is located in the cahamoli district of Uttarakhand. Kalpavriksha is one of the famous attractions in Joshimath. It is a oldest tree of india with an age of more than 1200 year.
Joshimath: Joshimath is the winter home of Sri Badrinath Ji. Palki of Sri Badrinath ji is transfered in Joshimath during the winter season. It is famous math and religious place of hindu pilgrims.
Chandrika Devi Temple: Chandrika Devi Temple is famous religious attraction of Gopeshwar. This temple is dedicated to Maa Mahishasur Mardini. The temple is one of the eight siddh peeth and dedicated to Maa Durga. It is believed that Maa Durga killed Mahishasur at this place.
Kalpeshwar: Kalpeshwar is famous panch Kedars and located in Uttarakhand. The place is famous for the temple of Kalpeshwar. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva.
Hemkund Sahib: Hemkund Sahib is most famous religious place of Shiks. This place is dedicated to sikh Guru "Guru Gobind singh ". It is believed that Guru Gobind Singh ji was meditation at this place.
Narsingh Temple: Narsingh temple is one of the oldest temple of Joshimath. This temple is dedicated to lord vishnu in the form of Narsingh. This temple is the main attraction of joshimath.
By Air: The Nearest Airport is Jolly Grand Airport to Chamoli. It is situated at a distance of 222 km from chamoli. chamoli is well connected by motorable road with the airport. Jolly Grand Airport is well connected to Delhi with daily flights. Taxis are easily available to chamoli from the Airport.
By Rail: Rishikesh is the nearest Railway satation to Chamoli. It is situated at a distance of 202 kms from chamoli. Taxis are easily available from Rishikesh to Chamoli. Rishikesh is well connected to major Railway networks with major destination of India.
By Road: Chamoli is well connected to motorable road with major destination of Uttarakhand. Buses are easily available from ISBT to Rishikesh and Srinagar. Taxis to Chamoli are easily available from rishikesh and Srinagar and other major destination Of india.
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