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Chamoli Travel

Chamoli is located in the northern part of Uttaranchal. The district of Chamoli was earlier a part of Pair 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 Joshimath. The northern part of Chamoli shares its border with Tibet in China, and the adjoining districts are those of Uttarkasi, Teri, Pair, Uttarkasi, 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 enthusiast’s paradise. Gopeshvara, situated on a hill-plateau, 3 miles from the town of Chamoli on the bank of the Alakananda, a tributary of the Ganga, is known for the Gopeshvara Mahadeva Temple.

Location: Northern Uttaranchal
Main Attractions: Badrinath, Kedarnath
Skiing Resort: Buggy Aula
Best Season: Throughout the Year

WILDLIFE SANCTUARIES:
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 Himalayan. The main entry point to the park is via Lata Village, some 25km from Joshimath Township.

HOW TO GET THERE
Air: The nearest airport is Jolly Grant, Dehradun.
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.

PLACE TO STAY
Being a nice hilly hideout Chamoli has pretty good options of accommodation from good deluxe to budget hotels and tourist lodges.

 
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Gaumukh Haridwar Kausani Kaushambi Kedarnath Khirsu
Lansdowne Mukteshwar Mussoorie Nainital Pithoragarh Ranikhet
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