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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.
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