Tour My India +91-9212777224, 8744012086


States of India
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh








Himachal Pradesh

Jammu & Kashmir




Madhya Pradesh




Tamil Nadu

Uttar Pradesh
West Bengal

     Union Territories

Andaman and 
      Nicobar Islands

Dadra and Nagar       Haveli 
Daman and Diu

Ask Tour My India

Garhwal Region

Hemkund Lake, ChamoliIn the arms of the heavenly Himalayas lies the enchanting land of Chamoli, which seems to be a benediction of earth. A blessed spot the place seems to have been particularly dear to Lord Shiva. There are hundreds of shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva, the most important of all being the shrine of Badrinath.

The other shrines of religious importance are Hemkund Saheb, three out of five Panch Kedar and Panch Badri, which are spread over the hills of Chamoli. During the monsoons, thousand brilliant blooms bursts forth in the fascinating " Valley of flowers".

The place reverberates with spirituality and is associated with a number of legends. It is said that Hanuman found the Sanjeevani herb here to revive the unconscious Laxman. It is believed that Ved Vyas composed his immortal epic, the Mahabharata here.

Guru Gobind singh is also believed to have meditated here. Surrounded by Tehri Garhwal, Uttarkashi, Rudrapryag, Ptihoragarh, Almora and Pauri Garhawal districts and with Tibet lying to its north, Chamoli attracts tourists and invites trekking enthusiasts from all over the world to discover the fullest potential of their body & mind. Chamoli, a hill district of UP, has immense geographical, historical, religious and cultural importance.

Chamoli lies in the arms of the heavenly Himalayas and is full of natural beauty. This land has inspired the imaginations of great poets like Kalidas. These mountain ranges, rivers and valleys are associated with several Gods & Goddesses.

The celebrated shrine of Badrinath, a famous pilgrimage of Hindus, the well known "Valley of Flower" and Auli Bugyal are situated here. Today, this snow clad peaks which are a delight for adventure loving tourists. Gopeshwar is the district headquarter of Chamoli and is situated at a height of 1308 mts.

General Information

Altitude: 960 mts.
Population: 454871(1991 census)
Climate: Cold in winter, Pleasant in summer
Language: Garhwali, Hindi and English
Clothing: Summer- Cotton or light Woolen
Clothing: Winter- Heavy Woolen
Season : Round the year

Air :
Nearest airport is Jollygrant, 221 kms.
Rail: Rishikesh is the nearest railway station, 204 kms.
Road: Well connected to Dehradun, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Nainital & Almora.

Other Facilities
Major Mountain Ranges
Nanda Devi, (7817 mts),
Kamet (7756 mts.),
Nanda Devi east, (7434 mts.),
Trishul (7120 mts.),
Dunagiri, (7066 mts.),
Dunagiri East (6489 mts.),
Hanuman Parvat, (600mts.),
Devisthan II, (6490 mts.),
Hathi Parvat (6727mts.),
Gori Parvat (6590 mts.),
Neelkanth (6596mts.),
Satopanth (7075 mts.),
Nar (5831 MTS) &
Narayan (5965 mts.).


Nanda Devi Raj Yatra
Nanda Devi Raj Yatra is a very old traditioinal pilgrimage in vogue since the reign of Shalipal, a ninth century monarch. King Shalipal initiated a tradition that a big Pilgrimage would be organised every twelfth year to escort nandadevi to Her In-Law's place, near nanda Ghungti peak.

The trek is about 280 kms. and takes about 18 days to complete.

The golden image of Nandadevi is carried in a silver palanquin called "Nandadevi-Ka dola" along-with the canopies brought by the Kunwar and is follwed by thousands of devotees in a long procession.

Destination India
Maps Of Indian Cities
Hot Destinations
Beaches In India
Tourist Attractions
Treks in India, Let's plan your trip. Please fill out the query form and our representative will get back to you soon.

*(represents Compulsory Fields)
*Name : No. of Persons :
*E-Mail : Date of Arrival :
Phone :
(including area code)
Duration of stay : Days
*Country :    
*Describe Your Requirements: