TUNGANATH is an attractive location where the nature is extremely enriched with pictorial vistas. Prestigiously as one of the PANCH KEDARS, this rocky terrain possess of the adoration to Lord Shiva. TUGNATH is settled on the CHANDRANATH PARBAT in the RUDRAPRAYAG district of UTTARAKHAND, TUNGNATH is one of the holy PANCH KEDAR. It is one of the highest temple of Lord Shiva settled at a astounding elevation of 3,680mts above sea level.
TUNGNATH Temple is believed to be more than 1000 years historical, Magnificent in its architecture and artistic structure. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess PARVATI can be seen in the proximity. This divine temple was discovered by ADI SHANKARACHARYA and currently the priest of this temple is a local Brahmin of MAKU village.
This giant temple of Lord Shiva is ironically easiest one to achieve. TUNGNATH Temple can be reached by an easy but sharp trek of 4km commencing from CHOPTA (2700mts).This location acquires heavy snowfall during winters making TUNGNATH temple difficult to reach.
The symbolic sculpture of Lord Shiva is relocated to MUKUNATH during winters, situated 19kms away. The trek goes through rough landscape, green meadows and rhododendron bushes showering with visual vistas of nature. The refreshing sights of Himalayas revitalizes with confidence in the heart of the trekkers. Several peaks of the Himalayan ranges can be seen from TUNGNATH.
This place purely comprises the mysterious and adventurous places in itself. This land has many places where visitors can accomplish their traveling goals. As this place have that amazing touch in its air that it can turn a boring person into an adventurous person. Give a wonderful chance to your traveling goals and get yourself lost in the lap of Mother Nature.
The best way to venture in the lap of nature is by camping with family and friends enclosed with rich greenery engulfed with phenomenal surroundings. There are many pleasing landscapes ideal for setting up tents and lighting a bonfire. The feeling of oneness with nature when you are with bare essentials is an experience to remember.
DEVBHUMI UTTARAKHAND or the ‘Land of the Gods’, UTTARAKHAND has been a historical and religious place where the Vedas, Mahabharata and Ramayana were formed. Habitation for some of the admired pilgrimages including the CHAR DHAM YATRA, UTTARAKHAND is a spiritual place attracting millions of devotees seeking blessings of the divine.
The vast Himalayan range of UTTARAKHAND is a perfect place for adventurous souls and nature enthusiasts to explore and experience. Himalaya trekking and mountaineering in UTTARAKHAND is popular with numerous treks and expeditions taking place at higher altitudes. Summer treks are equally prominent as compared to winter treks.
By Air: Nearest airport is Jolly Grant, Dehradun 232 km
By Rail: The nearest railhead, RISHIKESH, is 215 km.
By Road: TUNGATH can be reached on the KUND-GOPESHWAR road up to CHOPTA, 212 km. From RISHIKESH through CHAMOLI-GOPESHWAR- CHOPTA route. Buses and taxis ply along the route. From CHOPTA, the TUNGNATH temple is 3 km.