Visit Chamoli – the abode of Gods – to beat the stress and relish a fabulous vacation. It’s an ideal retreat in Uttarakhand to realize the dream of ‘unwinding in the lap of nature’ or cherishing the non-chaotic moments of a secluded space. Soak the visual tapestry and fabulous aesthetics of a land that brims over with snow-capped sky-soaring mountains and a thick carpet of olive green grass.
Chamoli is a pure treat to the eyes for its backdrop of the dense forests, and once here, you can feel the genuine nip in the air. The place has its profound religious and spiritual significance for housing two prominent pilgrimages in India - Badrinath and Hemkund Sahib. It’s a perfect heaven for nature lovers and calm seekers – a place where the soul is felt in the harmony of nature.
Chamoli is essentially for those seeking inner peace and spirituality against the lively and energetic backdrop of hills, mountains, valleys and temples. Tourist attractions here are in galore to make one feel the real essence of the Garhwal Mountains. The beautiful town of Gopeshwar is a major attraction here, situated at the height of 1, 308 meters above sea level.
For those with spiritual inclinations, Chamoli has a lot to offer, including the well-known pilgrimage centers like Badrinath, Hemkund, Joshimath and Tungnath. The picturesque lake of Roopkund is another favorite spot here that delights for being encircled by snow-laden peaks and glaciers of Himalaya. The district also has Auli, which is a scenic place and gives spectacular 180 degree views of nearby Himalayan peaks.
Kuari Pass is one of must-visit sites of Chamoli district, purely for its magnificence and also for displaying the snow-laden Garhwal Himalayas. Karnaprayag is a nice place to savor the richness of natural beauty at its best. More so, don’t forget to visit the Hemkund Sahib - the highest gurudwara in the world. In overall, Chamoli has everything that nature-conscious and religiously-inclined tourists desperately crave for!