Chamoli is the home of various varieties of travels destinations of pilgrims and tourists interest. Chamoli is a birthplace of world famous Chipko movement. The lush green hills of Chamoli are the real paradise for trekking, climbing and hiking lovers. The Kauri Pass and Roopkund, also known as Mystery Lake, are some of the other places known for their scenic splendor, mystic charm and pristine beauty. Guru Gobind singh is also believed to have meditated in Chamoli. Chamoli is also famous for winter sports. The Auli is one of the top skiing destinations in India. The Valley of Flowers is the most famous and adventurous national park in the district.
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-Laws place, near nanda Ghungti peak. The trek is about 280 kms. and it will takes about 18 days to complete.
Accessibility: At a distance of 197 kms from Rishikesh, 220 kms from Hardwar, 237 kms from Dehradun, 433 kms from delhi, 236 kms from Dehradun railway station, 212 kms from the nearest airport.
The places of tourist interests in the district are Auli, Badrinath, Hemkund Sahib, Gopeshwar, Joshimath, Nanda devi Sanctuary, Mountain Nar, Mountain Narayan and so on.