is located in the northern part of Uttar Pradesh. The district of Chamoli
was earlier a part of Pauri Garhwal. In 1960, the district of Chamoli was
created with its head quarters at Gopeshwar, which is famed for its
salubrious climate. The main locations are Karanprayag, Okhimath and
The northern part of Chamoli shares its border with Tibet in China, and the adjoining districts are those of Uttarkashi, Tehri, Pauri, Uttarkashi, Pithoragarh and Almora. Chamoli constitutes of the most revered of all the Hindu pilgrimages like Badri Nath, Kedarnath, Hemkund Sahib, Panch Badri, Tapovan; the magnificent temples at Gopeshwar, Triyuginarayan; and the enchanting Valley Of Flowers are some of the major tourist attractions that add to the beauty of the place. The world famous snow covered skiing resort at Bugyal.Auli is any skiing enthusiasts paradise.
Gopeshvara, situated on a hill-plateau, 3 miles from the town of Chamoli on the bank of the Alakananda, a tributory of the Ganga, is known for the Gopeshvara Mahadeva Temple.
Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary
Founded in 1972, Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary sprawls over an area of 967 sq. km of the Garhwal Himalayas. This stretch of the Chamoli and Rudraprayag districts affords a splendid view of mountains and dales, forests and grasslands, exotic butterflies and flowers.
Nanda Devi National Park
Nanda Devi National Park lies in Chamoli District, within the Garhwal Himalaya. The main entry point to the park is via Lata Village, some 25km from Joshimath township.
Air: The nearest airport is Jolly Grant,
Rail: Rishikesh and Kathgodam are the convenient railheads.
Road: Buses are available from Gopeshwar, to all the parts of Uttarakhand. Chamoli is on NH NO.58 and is well connected with the other cities.
Mandakini and Dhauliganga Rivers flows through the district.
Being a nice hilly hideout Chamoli has pretty good options of accommodation from good deluxe to budget hotels and tourist lodges.