Chandika Devi Temple is a famous temple situated in Simli near Karnaprayag in Chamoli district. This temple is dedicated to goddess Kali. This temple is also called Raj Rajeshwari Chandika Devi Temple. It is an ancient temple, where hundreds of devotees come to demand the darshan of the Goddess and the boon of prosperity. In the temple, Bhajan Sandhya is organized. The priest of this temple is the Gairola Pandit. Earlier in this temple, goats and buffaloes were sacrificed, but now the only coconut is offered. This temple has a great religious significance. During the journey of Karnaprayag, tourists go to darshan this holy temple. Chandika Devi Temple is one of the main religious sites of Karnaprayag..
The nearest airport of Karnaprayag is Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun, which is about 188 km from Karnaprayag.
The nearest railway station of Karnaprayag is Rishikesh, which is about 170 km from Karnaprayag.
Chandika Devi Temple is located in Simli, which is about 6 km from Karnaprayag.
The journey of Chandika Devi Temple can be done throughout the year, but the best time to visit here is between the months of October to April. 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 heavy rains in the rainy season, it is a bit difficult to travel of here because of heavy rains threatening landslides.