MADMAHESHWAR is a quaint little devotional town named after the holy MADHYAMAHESHWAR Temple of Lord Shiva. It is located at an elevation of 3,265mts above sea level. MADHMAHESHWAR is a mystic place covered by the snow-capped Himalayas. on the right side, rich green alpine meadows on the left side and dense forest acts as its background. The shepherd huts, village houses, thousands of years old MADMAHESHWAR temple and scenic views complete this town. The temple architecture is classic north Indian style.
RANSI Village is the last point of the road from where 16kms easy trek ends up at MADMAHESHWAR. At MADHYAMAHESHWAR Temple entire village shows their presence at the evening AARTI performed at the temple and the guests are greeted. One can feel the spiritual vibes in the proximity of the temple. The locals refer MADHYAMAHESHWAR to as MADHAMAHESHWAR which literally means the drunken god.
While travelling to MADMAHESHWAR, there are several stopping spots at UKHIMATH to visit the OMKARESHWAR Temple of Lord Shiva. Do visit BUDHA MADHYAMAHESHWAR situated 2kms from MADHMAHESHWAR. If you are trekking admirer then you can also visit KANCHANI Tal situated at a distance of 6kms from MADHMAHESHWAR. Trek to KANCHANI Tal is quite challenging.
MADHYAMAHESHWAR is one of the most revered Hindu shrines and large number of pilgrims partakes in arduous pilgrimage every year to seek blessings of Lord Shiva. The shrine sleeps under a thick blanket of snow during winters.
Being one of the PANCH KEDAR, MADMAHESHWAR temple is located 16 km from RANSI village with UKHIMATH being the nearest town with road connectivity. Thus, one has to trek more than 16kms to the MADHYAMAHESHWAR shrine making it a wonderful trekking experience.
Since there are very few accommodation at MADHYAMAHESHWAR, trekkers and pilgrims set up tents at MADHYAMAHESHWAR and enjoy the natural beauty that surrounds the hamlet.
By Air: Jolly Grant Airport is located in Dehradun is the closest airport to MADHMAHESHWAR located at a distance of 198kms. It is connected to all major parts of the country with daily flights. Taxis are easily available from the airport to UKHIMATH from where you can take further taxi till UNAINA.
By Rail: The nearby station to UKHIMATH is the RISHIKESH railway station situated at a distance of 174kms from UKHIMATH. Taxis and buses are certainly available from RISHIKESH to UKHIMATH. RISHIKESH is adjoined to major destinations via railway network.
By Road: UKHIMATH is well connected by motor-able roads with major destinations of UTTARAKHAND state. Buses to RISHIKESH and Srinagar are available from ISBT Kashmiri Gate, Delhi. Buses and Taxis to UKHIMATH are easily available from major destinations of UTTARAKHAND like RISHIKESH, PAURI, UTTARKASHI, RUDRAPRAYAG, GAURIKUND, SRINAGAR, GOPESHWAR etc. UKHIMATH is situated on the road connecting GUPTKASHI with GOPESHWAR. You can then hire a taxi or hope on the shared ones to reach UNAINA from UKHIMATH.