Overview

Tungnath peacefully adorned on the Chandranath Parvat is the highest Shiva temple in the world and the highest Panch Kedar temple of Uttarakhand. It is the third (Tritiya Kedar) in the pecking order of the Panch Kedars. Tungnath is perched at an elevation of 3,680 metres above sea level and is considered to be more than 1,000 years old.

District Rudraprayag
Nearest Railway Rishikesh- 211 Kms
Nearest Airport Jolly Grant Airport- 225 kms
Famous For Shiva Temple- Panch Kedar- Trekking- Meadows- Trek- Trekking- Pilgrimage- Snow Trek
Altitude 3680 metres above sea level
Languages Hindi-Garhwali
Best Time to Visit March to May and October and November

How to Reach Us

By Road :

Tungnath can be approached from Kund-Gopeshwar road up to Chopta about 212 km from Rishikesh via the Chamoli-Gopeshwar-Chopta route. Buses and taxi service are easily available along the route. From Chopta, you have to take the short 3 km trek route to reach the Tungnath temple.

By Air :

The Jolly Grant airport at 223 km from Tungnath is the closest airport.

By Rail :

Rishikesh railway station located at a distance of 205 km from Tungnath is the nearest.

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Deoria Lake

At an Altitude of 2387mts, Deoria Lake is situated on Ukhimath-Chopta road. The lake is surrounded by snow covered hills of Chaukhamba range. Deoria Lake is an attraction for trek-lovers and for one who loves camping. Deoria Tal is surrounded by verdant forests and offers refreshing views of snow-clad peaks at the backdrop. Deoria Tal offers a clear 300-degree view of the majestic peaks of the Chaukhamba, Nikantha, Bandarpoonch, Kedar Range and Kalang

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Chandrashila

Chandrashila is the peak of the ridge hosting the famous Tungnath temple. It literally means "Moon Rock". It is located at a height of about 4,000 metres (13,000 ft) above sea level. This peak provides enchanting vistas of the Himalayas, including Nandadevi, Trisul, Kedar Peak, Bandarpunch and Chaukhamba peaks. There are various legends associated with this place. Chandrashila treks are one of the most popular treks among trekkers seeking the beauty of nature sans the crowd.

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Kanchula Korak Musk Deer Sanctuary

Kanchula Korak Musk Deer Sanctuary is the house of the famous Musk Deer. This place also has an abundance of lush green vegetation, a lot of varieties of which are claimed by locals to have not even been scientifically classified yet. This place, situated 7km from Chopta on Chopta – Gopeshwar road is spread over an area of 5 square kilometres. It is an ideal place for animal lovers and those looking for rare Himalayan wildlife.

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Chopta

Chopta is a small region of meadows and evergreen forest area which is a part of kedarnath wildlife sanctuary located in Uttarakhand state, India and a base for trekking to Tungnath, third temple of Panch Kedar, which lies 3.5 kilometres away.
Chopta is a picturesque hamlet which is still unexplored by travelers, is also famous as "Mini Switzerland of Uttarakhand". Wake up with cool salubrious breeze and chirping of birds in Chopta which is a far cry from the blaring horns of the cities.

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Tungnath

Overview

Tungnath peacefully adorned on the Chandranath Parvat is the highest Shiva temple in the world and the highest Panch Kedar temple of Uttarakhand. It is the third (Tritiya Kedar) in the pecking order of the Panch Kedars. Tungnath is perched at an elevation of 3,680 metres above sea level and is considered to be more than 1,000 years old.

District Rudraprayag
Nearest Railway Rishikesh- 211 Kms
Nearest Airport Jolly Grant Airport- 225 kms
Famous For Shiva Temple- Panch Kedar- Trekking- Meadows- Trek- Trekking- Pilgrimage- Snow Trek
Altitude 3680 metres above sea level
Languages Hindi-Garhwali
Best Time to Visit March to May and October and November

How to Reach Us

By Road :

Tungnath can be approached from Kund-Gopeshwar road up to Chopta about 212 km from Rishikesh via the Chamoli-Gopeshwar-Chopta route. Buses and taxi service are easily available along the route. From Chopta, you have to take the short 3 km trek route to reach the Tungnath temple.

By Air :

The Jolly Grant airport at 223 km from Tungnath is the closest airport.

By Rail :

Rishikesh railway station located at a distance of 205 km from Tungnath is the nearest.

Weather

Attractions

Image

Deoria Lake

At an Altitude of 2387mts, Deoria Lake is situated on Ukhimath-Chopta road. The lake is surrounded by snow covered hills of Chaukhamba range. Deoria Lake is an attraction for trek-lovers and for one who loves camping. Deoria Tal is surrounded by verdant forests and offers refreshing views of snow-clad peaks at the backdrop. Deoria Tal offers a clear 300-degree view of the majestic peaks of the Chaukhamba, Nikantha, Bandarpoonch, Kedar Range and Kalang

Image

Chandrashila

Chandrashila is the peak of the ridge hosting the famous Tungnath temple. It literally means "Moon Rock". It is located at a height of about 4,000 metres (13,000 ft) above sea level. This peak provides enchanting vistas of the Himalayas, including Nandadevi, Trisul, Kedar Peak, Bandarpunch and Chaukhamba peaks. There are various legends associated with this place. Chandrashila treks are one of the most popular treks among trekkers seeking the beauty of nature sans the crowd.

Image

Kanchula Korak Musk Deer Sanctuary

Kanchula Korak Musk Deer Sanctuary is the house of the famous Musk Deer. This place also has an abundance of lush green vegetation, a lot of varieties of which are claimed by locals to have not even been scientifically classified yet. This place, situated 7km from Chopta on Chopta – Gopeshwar road is spread over an area of 5 square kilometres. It is an ideal place for animal lovers and those looking for rare Himalayan wildlife.

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Chopta

Chopta is a small region of meadows and evergreen forest area which is a part of kedarnath wildlife sanctuary located in Uttarakhand state, India and a base for trekking to Tungnath, third temple of Panch Kedar, which lies 3.5 kilometres away.
Chopta is a picturesque hamlet which is still unexplored by travelers, is also famous as "Mini Switzerland of Uttarakhand". Wake up with cool salubrious breeze and chirping of birds in Chopta which is a far cry from the blaring horns of the cities.

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