The town of Chamoli is situated on the banks of river Alaknanda on the way to Badrinath. Blessed with heavenly beauty of the nature, Chamoli district is on the hills of great Himalayan Range. Also the district is associated with great religious and historical believes. Its rivers, valleys, mountains and people has influenced and inspired all forms of arts. The celebrated shrine of Badrinath, the "Valley of Flowers" and Auli Bugyal are situated here. From the encient days this place is a delight for adventure loving tourists.
Gopeshwar is the district headquarters of Chamoli and is situated at a height of 1308 mts.
Plenty of accommodations with all the facilities are available here.
There are a good no of treking trails for which Chamoli and Gopeshwar are the base camps.
Chamoli and its outskirts offers a vaied adventure tourisms ranging from skiing, cycling and trekking to mountaineering, river rafting and para gliding.
Mountaineering has a most important place in the adventure activities of the district. Many track routes, expeditions are comenced from various locations of Chamoli district. Hills of this area is used as Base campfor the mountaineering to Nanda Devi, Pachhu glacier, Lwan glacier, Rishi Pahar, Nanda Ghunti, Neelkanth, Badrinath Trishul peak and many other.
Rock climbing adventure is conducted at Tharli and Tapovan in chamoli.
For Skiing the stretch of 3 kms at Auli with an altitude ranging about 500 mts from 3049 mts is well suited for skiing.
Auli is 16 kms. from Joshimat and is connected by motorable road.
Nearest airport is Jollygrant, 221 km.RAIL
Rishikesh is the nearest railway station, 204 km.ROAD
Well connected to Dehradun, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Nainital & Almora.
Pauri 129 km, Rudraprayag 65 km, Kedarnath 104 km, Badrinath 98 km and Gopeshwar 3 km.