Chamoli is a fascinating place on the earth powered with blessings by Mother Nature. Chamoli also referred as the "Abode of Gods" has a strong link with Hindu myths and legends. It is noted for its several shrines and temples. Chamoli is also the birth place of the renowned Chipko movement. Chamoli is known for villages and people rich in culture. The region of Chamoli is rich in varied flora and fauna.
Chamoli lies in the Central Himalayas and is part of the "Kedar Khand." Chamoli is situated at an elevation of 995mts above sea level. The weather of Chamoli remains salubrious throughout the year. The highest temperature can reach up to 34 degree Celsius while the lowest can reach the freezing point. Chamoli receives moderate rainfall from June to September.
There are several places of interest to enthrall the tourists looking for adventure, pilgrimage or nature’s bounty in the vicinity of Chamoli.
Chamoli, the abode of gods, is famous for its shrines and temples. Chamoli is situated near the river Alaknanda on the way to Badrinath. Chamoli lies in the arms of the heavenly Himalayas and is full of natural beauty. These mountain ranges, rivers and valleys are associated wit several Gods & Goddesses.
The celebrated shrine of Badrinath, a famous pilgirmage of Hindus, the well known "Valley of Flower" and Auli Bugyal are situated here. Today, this snow clad peaks which are a delight for adventure loving tourists. Gopeshwar is the district headquarter of chamoli and is situated at a height of 1308 mts.
Places of Interest : Auli, valley of flowers, nandadevi sanctuary, badrinath temple, kauri pass trek, joshimath, vasudhara, satopnath lake, hemkund sahib, rudranth temple.
Mountain Ranges Of Garhwal : Nanda Devi (7817 mts.), Kamet (7756 mts.), Nanda Devi East (7434 mts.), Trishul (7120 mts.), Dunagiri (7066 mts.), Dunagiri East (6489 mts.), Hanuman Parvat (6070 mts.), Devisthan II (6490 mts.), Hathi Parvat (6727 mts.), Gori Parvat (6590 mts.), Neelkanth (6596 mts.), Satopanth (7075 mts.), Nar (5831 mts.), Narayan (5965 mts.).