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As one of the highest hill stations in India, Auli is located in the shadow of many other tall and towering peaks that give it the characteristic look of a snowy hill station. One such peak amongst them is the Nanda Devi. The name of the peak itself stands for bless giving Goddess and it is this very meaning that you will see in its greatest measure as you catch a sight of its towering peaks from Auli. The Nanda Devi National Park that surrounds the peak is also a place where you can explore and discover a stirring range of flora and fauna and biodiversity.
This is characterized by mostly mountainous fowl, tall trees of oak, deodar, pine, conifer, rhododendron and many others. It is this very variety and diversity which has led to it becoming a part of the World UNESCO Heritage sight. The seconds highest mountain in India, Nanda Devi towers to an elevation of 7,817m and the very view of it is humbling.
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The famous places to visit on a sightseeing tour in Chamoli are:
Vasundhara is a place in Chamoli which is 5 kilometers from the hamlet named Mana in the west direction. Set in the midst of the snow-capped peaks with an unmitigated drop of one hundred and forty-five meters, rocky heights and glaciers, Vasundhara is a natural fall situated near to Badrinath which is easily approachable by road.
Situated in the eastern area of Chamoli district, Roop Kund is wrapped with snow throughout the year. Once the snow melts, skeletons of human are visible leaving behind a mysterious tale of terror. Also called the lake of Mystery, the presence of human skeleton in the Roop Kund does not pinpoint towards any authentic or real proof.
Rudranath Temple, the temple of Shiva is situated in the center of the thick woods at a height of 2286 meters. The river named Baitarini, delineating a rock solid connection for Hinduism, flows adjacent to the temple.
The most adventurous trekking tours in Chamoli are:
You can, of course, go for the Roopkund Trekking Tour from Chamoli. It is not very difficult but the traveler needs to have a high level of patience. A trek to the mysterious lake, Roopkund Lake is a must visit. Battling through various adversities, this water body is situated in the midst of the snow-covered Trishul Mountain which is situated at a height of 16499 feet.
Traveller Tales From Chamoli
19 November 2015
Many Many thanks to our tour guide whole instriction made this long trip possible. i miss my camping moments at bhagwabasa and ali bugyal... i was so relaxed there... magnificient mountain views follow...
16 March 2015
Wow! I am just awestruck from the beauty of the trek still. The trek was so poignant and beautiful that it left me speechless for so long. This trek is a perfect amalgamation of fun, beauty, and thrill...
04 August 2013
One of the best things that the British gave us is this chanced discovery on a lost path called the Valley of Flowers. This was discovered by the British traveller Frank Smith in the early 1930s. I rea...
08 January 2016
Those 8 days of Roopkund was the best days of life. The place was like a complete movie set to me. i had seen such place in movies only.
22 October 2015
Wooo! what an amazing trip it was!!Thanks to the tour guide who explained all about the mysterious Roopkund lake. It was an amazing adventure to trek this huge mountains though it was tiring the spiri...
23 March 2016
As I close my eyes, I can vividly recall the moment when I reached the peak after a long trek full of patience. There were tears of joy. I’m truly blessed. Incredible India!
21 July 2015
Valley of Flowers is in full bloom from mid August to Early September. So when I arrived Ghangharia on 18th August I was told that the valley needs at leaset two visits interspread with a visit to Hemk...
18 February 2015
What a trip man! New thrill, new challenges in every step. The trek to Kuari pass and Pangarchula peak in Auli was like one of those long roller coaster rides when you can actually feel the blood rushi
11 October 2015
Long 8 days trekking in roopkund was an amazing experience for us.Our group adventure turned out to be best and most memorable tripis my life.
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