CHAMOLI often referred as the "Abode of Gods" has a strong bond with spirituality and astounding legends. CHAMOLI is a blessed place where the beauty of nature combined with fascinating culture is found in profusion. CHAMOLI often referred to as the "Abode of Gods" has a strong bond with spirituality and astounding legends.
CHAMOLI is situated at an elevation of 995mts above sea level. The weather of CHAMOLI remains salubrious throughout the year. CHAMOLI lies in the Central Himalayas and is part of the "KEDAR KHAND." 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.
The view of CHAMOLI from GOPESHWAR is very picturesque. Trek to RUDRANATH commences from SAGGAR which is situated 5kms ahead from GOPESHWAR on GUPTKASHI – GOPESHWAR road. The town of GOPEHSWAR is the administrative headquarters of the CHAMOLI district. There are several ancient temples in GOPESHWAR with great religious importance. The main attractions are the ancient temple of Lord Shiva, VAITARNI KUND and the splendid views of the Himalayas.
GOPINATH TEMPLE -
The residing deity of this sacred temple is Lord Shiva. According to mythology a cow used to give milk on the Shiva Lingam every day at this place. When the king saw the cow performing this activity he decided to construct a temple at this place and since then this temple became popular. GOPINATH temple was built by Raja SAGGAR
By Air: Jolly Grant Airport is well connected to Delhi with daily flights. Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest Airport to CHAMOLI situated at a distance of 222kms
By Rail: RISHIKESH railway station is situated 202kms before CHAMOLI on NH58. RISHIKESH is well connected by railway networks with major destinations of India. Trains to RISHIKESH are frequent. CHAMOLI is well connected by motor-able roads with RISHIKESH. Taxis and buses are available from RISHIKESH, Srinagar, RUDRAPRAYAG and many other destinations to CHAMOLI. The nearest railway station to CHAMOLI is RISHIKESH.
By Road: Buses to RISHIKESH and Srinagar are available from ISBT Kashmiri Gate. Buses and Taxis to CHAMOLI are easily available from major destinations of UTTARAKHAND state like RISHIKESH, PAURI, UTTARKASHI, RUDRAPRAYAG, UKHIMATH, Srinagar, GOPESHWAR etc. CHAMOLI is situated NH58 making it easy to access. CHAMOLI is well connected by motor-able roads with major destinations of UTTARAKHAND state.