Situated at a height of 1308 mts. amidst beautiful mountain ranges, terrace farms and small lakes, the picturesque township of Gopeshwar is the district headquarter of Chamoli. An ancient temple of Lord Shiva is the main attraction of the town and thousands of pilgrims come here throughout the year to visit the temple. Owing to its natural beauty and fresh and serene atmosphere, Gopeshwar is becoming a major attraction for the tourists. Many well known tourist spots and religious centres are spread around this town. According to historians, the name Gopeshwar has associations with the name of Lord Krishna.
Besides the ancient temple of Lord Shiva, Vaitarni Kund, a group of temples without idols and Oak View are other places of interest.
How to Reach:
Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest Airport to Gopeshwar situated at a distance of 225 km. Jolly Grant Airport is well connected to Delhi with daily flights. Gopeshwar is well connected by motor-able roads with Jolly Grant Airport. Taxis are available from Jolly Grant Airport to Gopeshwar.
The nearest railway station to Gopeshwar is Rishikesh. Rishikesh railway station is situated 205 km before Gopeshwar on NH 58. Rishikesh is well connected by railway networks with major destinations of India. Trains to Rishikesh are frequent. Gopeshwar is well connected by motor-able roads with Rishikesh. Taxis and buses are available from Rishikesh, Srinagar, Rudraprayag and many other destinations to Gopeshwar.
Gopeshwar is well connected by motor-able roads with major destinations of Uttarakhand state. Buses to Rishikesh and Srinagar are available from ISBT Kashmiri Gate. Buses and Taxis to Gopeshwar are easily available from major destinations of Uttarakhand state like Rishikesh, Pauri, Uttarkashi, Rudraprayag, Ukhimath, Srinagar, Joshimath etc. Gopeshwar is situated on the road connecting NH 119 and NH 58.