Gopeshwar is a small town located in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand state. Gopeshwar is about 10 km away from Chamoli, and this place is the headquarters center of Chamoli district. Gopeshwar is situated at an elevation of about 1400 meters above sea level.

Gopeshwar is surrounded by different snow-covered Himalayas of Uttarakhand and offers the most attractive view to the tourists. According to local people, Gopeshwar's name is associated with Lord Krishna. Hence, the name of this town is named after Lord Krishna.

The main attraction here is an ancient temple of Lord Shiva, which is known as Gopinath Temple. There are many small-big Shivling present in the temple premises.

There is also an ancient trident (Trishul) made of metal here. It is believed that no man can shake trident (Trishul) with his physical strength if a true devotee touches the trident (Trishul) with any finger, then vibrate begins to grow in it. Gopeshwar is an important tourist destination.

Gopeshwar is a small town located in Chamoli district. Here is an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, which is known as Gopinath Temple. During the visit of Gopeshwar, tourists go to this holy temple to darshan Lord Shiva.
Apart from this, there are many temples and pilgrim site in Gopeshwar. There are famous temples like Anusuya Devi Temple, Atri Muni Ashram, Rudranath Temple<

Best Time To Visit

The journey of Gopeshwar can be done throughout the year, but the best time to visit here is between the months of October to May. Travelling here in these months is the best and enjoyable.
During the winter season, the weather of here is cold. Due to snowfall on the surrounding hills in the winter season, the temperature of here goes down very much. Due to the cold weather of winter, woolen clothing is required here.

Due to heavy rains in the rainy season, it is a bit difficult to travel of here because of heavy rains threatening landslides. The temperature of here between from 5°C to 15°C in the winter season and the temperature in the summer season is between 20°C to 25°C.

How To Reach

By Air

The nearest airport of Gopeshwar is Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun, which is about 228 km from Gopeshwar.

By Train

The nearest railway station of Gopeshwar is Rishikesh, which is about 210 km from Gopeshwar.


Shopping in Gopeshwar is a different joy, After some good sightseeing and other activities, go to the market for shopping here, search for many kinds of important gifts from shops for yourself in Gopeshwar markets.
There is no big market for shopping here, the only small market will be available here. Buy souvenirs and extra gifts for yourself and your friends and families from here; There are various types of shops for shopping



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