13 Best Places to Visit in Chamoli - Tourist Places in Chamoli

places to visit in chamoli

Sightseeing Places in Chamoli

Chamoli is a hilly district in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand state. Chamoli district is well known for the holy pilgrimage site which is Badrinath temple(one of the Char Dham of Uttarakhand), Hemkund Sahib, Rudranath, etc. There are many other tourist destinations, temples, and other beautiful places to visit in Chamoli, where every year thousands of visitors come every year to enjoy the beauty of Uttarakhand.

Below are some popular and best tourist places to visit in Chamoli, Uttarakhand. Where you can enjoy the beauty of nature with your family, friend groups, and solo. Many popular destinations are there to visit. So let's see those beautiful tourist places in Chamoli where you can visit.

13 Places to Visit in Chamoli Uttarakhand

  1. Badrinath

  2. Hemkund Sahib

  3. Auli

  4. Rudranath

  5. Valley of flowers

  6. Joshimath

  7. Gopeshwar

  8. Karanprayag

  9. Vasudhara Falls

  10. Brahmtal Trek

  11. Kalpeshwar

  12. Mana(Last Indian Village)

1 - Badrinath

Badrinath is one of the holy temples and most important pilgrim centres of the country, which is a part of sacred “Char Dham” of Uttarakhand. Flanked by the two holy mountains Nar and Narayan and the Neelkanth Peak forms a splendid backdrop.

badrinath temple - tourist places in chamoli

2 - Hemkund Sahib

Hemkund Sahib is the holy pilgrim site of the Sikhs located in the Chamoli district near valley of flowers. Hemkund Sahib is also known for the Snow lake situated at an height of 4329m above sea level.

shri hemkund sahib

3 - Valley of flowers

Valley of flowers is like the Paradise for nature and flower lovers. Which was discovered by Frank Smythe and R.L. Holdsworth in the 1930s. The valley of flowers is one of the best places to visit in Chamoli where you can see the real beauty of nature. The trek to the valley of flowers is as beautiful you have never seen. It is one of the most visited treks in Chamoli.

valley of flowers - tourist places in chamoli

4 - Auli

Auli is another best and most visited place in Chamoli, where thousands of tourists and visitors come every year and enjoy the snowfall and winter games here. This place is just 12 km away from Joshimath. Auli is the perfect destination for Honeymoon, winter games(skiing etc), auli artificial lake, ropeway. It is the perfect winter destination for solo, friend groups and with family.


5 - Joshimath

Joshimath is just 12 km down from Auli. It is famous for the temple Jyotirmath that’s why the city is named Joshimath. It is the base for the trek to the valley of the flowers.

6 - Karanprayag

Karanprayag is named after the great Karna of Mahabharat. It is said that Karna meditated here for years near the junction of the two holy rivers Alaknanda and Dhauli ganga. It is a small town also famous for the Uma Devi temple where you can visit.

7 - Gopeshwar

Gopeshwar the headquarter of the Chamoli District. The place in Chamoli is famous for the Gopinath temple in Gopeshwar, where hundreds of visitors come every week. The temple was built by Raja Sagar and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is a beautiful place near Chamoli where you can also go if you are planning to visit Chamoli.

8 - Vasudhara Falls

Vasudhara falls near Badrinath is a holy sight and offers beautiful views of the mountains, peaks and glaciers. The falls is located 5Km away from the last Indian village Mana. It is said that if you have committed a sin the fall will divert away from you.

9 - Kalpeshwar

It is one of the Panch Kedars located in Chamoli district. Kalpeshwar is famous for the Shiva temple which is also known as Kalpeshwar Mahadev. The destination offers beautiful views of Himalayas and nature beauty.

10 - Brahmatal Trek

Brahmtal is a paradise for adventure and nature lovers. A trek with full of adventure and thrill. The lake near is the perfect destination for the intriguing trekkers. It is another best trek in chamoli for adventurous people.

11 - Rudranath

One of the panch kedars of Uttarakhand, a holy temple of Lord Shiva. It is the toughest destination having a 18 Km trek. Rudranath trek offers an immersive beauty of nature in between the trek. Green meadows(bugyals) and clouds will attract you the most. After reaching the temple you will feel a positive energy.

places to visit in chamoli

12 -  Mana(Last Indian Village)

Mana is the last Indian village to the China border of Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. For village tourism lovers Mana is the perfect destination. It is just 3Km away from Badrinath.

last indian village mana

13 - Auli Artificial Lake

The highest man made artifical lake in the wolrd is in Auli Uttarakhand. When you are in Auli you will see the beauty of this lake when sun rays reflects from its shiny snowy water layer. It is the must visit place in Auli.

auli artificial lake

Best time to Visit Chamoli Garhwal

Now you have decided to go Chamoli but what is the best time to visit Chamoli? The best time to visit Chamoli is in winters as most of the best destinations in chamoli get covered with the snow and the beauty of nature enhances in winters. But make sure to bring the hot cloths together. The ideal months are from October to March. The climate remains pleasant and gives an amazing holiday experience.

How to Reach Chamoli

Chamoli district is well connected to the roads and national highways you can visit anywhere via vehicles except the treks. You can reach Chamoli by your own vehicles or by public transport.

You can get Govt. buses from Rishikesh or Directly from Delhi Interstate Bus Station which is Kashmiri Gate, from here you can get the direct buses to Chamoli.

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