Tungnath Trek

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Tungnath Trek

Discover the majestic Tungnath with our trekking adventure:

Tungnath Trek Itinerary

  • Duration: 2 days
  • Itinerary:
    • Day 1: Arrival in Chopta
    • Day 2: Trek to Tungnath Temple and Chandrashila Peak, return to Chopta

Highlights of Tungnath Trek

  • Scenic trekking route
  • Visit to the highest Shiva temple in the world
  • Breathtaking views of the Himalayas
  • Adventure at Chandrashila Peak

Board on this unforgettable journey to Tungnath and Chandrashila Peak!

Tungnath Tour Packages

Explore our tour packages for Tungnath and Chandrashila Peak:

Package 1: Tungnath Trek Experience

  • Duration: 2 days
  • Includes:
    • Trekking guide
    • Accommodation in Chopta
    • Meals
    • Transportation to trek starting point

Package 2: Tungnath and Chandrashila Expedition

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Includes:
    • Trekking guide
    • Accommodation in Chopta
    • Meals
    • Transportation to trek starting point
    • Visit to Tungnath Temple and Chandrashila Peak

Choose your adventure and book your Tungnath tour package today!

Tungnath Temple Trek

Board on a spiritual journey to Tungnath Temple:

Package Details

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Includes:
    • Trekking guide
    • Entry fee to the temple
    • Meals
    • Transportation to the temple starting point

Experience the serene beauty and spiritual aura of Tungnath Temple.

Why Visit Tungnath Temple?

Tungnath Temple offers a divine and serene atmosphere for spiritual seekers and nature lovers alike.

Reasons to Visit:

  • Oldest temple of Lord Shiva
  • Located at the highest altitude among all Shiva temples
  • Spectacular views of the Himalayas
  • Peaceful and tranquil surroundings ideal for meditation
  • Enriching cultural and spiritual experience

Explore the mystical allure and spiritual significance of Tungnath Temple.

Places to See in Tungnath

Tungnath, nestled in the Garhwal Himalayas, offers breathtaking views and natural beauty. Here are some must-visit places:

  • Tungnath Temple: The highest Shiva temple in the world.
  • Chandrashila Peak: Offers panoramic views of the Himalayas.
  • Deoria Tal: Serene lake with reflections of surrounding peaks.
  • Chopta: Known as the 'Mini Switzerland of India' for its picturesque landscapes.
  • Ukhimath: A scenic town and winter home of the Kedarnath deity.

Explore the wonders of Tungnath and its surrounding areas for an unforgettable Himalayan experience.

Tungnath Trek Things to Carry

When boarding on the Tungnath trek, make sure to carry the following essentials:

  • Sturdy and comfortable trekking shoes
  • Warm clothing and layers for changing weather conditions
  • Sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat to protect from the sun
  • Water bottles and hydration system
  • Energy bars, snacks, and packed meals
  • Trekking poles for stability and support
  • First aid kit with basic medication and personal prescriptions
  • Flashlight or headlamp with extra batteries
  • Map, compass, or GPS device for navigation
  • Camera or smartphone for capturing memorable moments
  • Trash bags to carry back waste and maintain cleanliness
  • Identification documents and emergency contact information

Ensure that you are well-prepared and equipped for the Tungnath trek to have a safe and enjoyable experience.

Tungnath Trek Location

The Tungnath Trek is located in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand, India.

Tungnath is situated at an altitude of about 3,680 meters (12,073 feet) above sea level, making it one of the highest Shiva temples in the world.

The trek to Tungnath starts from the village of Chopta, which is well-connected by road from major cities like Rishikesh, Haridwar, and Dehradun.

Tungnath Trek Distance

The distance of the Tungnath Trek from Chopta, the starting point of the trek, to Tungnath Temple is approximately 4 kilometers (about 2.5 miles).

From Tungnath, trekkers can continue further to Chandrashila Peak, which adds about 1.5 kilometers (1 mile) to the trek distance.

Overall, the round trip distance from Chopta to Tungnath Temple and back is around 8 kilometers (5 miles), and to Chandrashila and back is approximately 10 kilometers (6.2 miles).

Tungnath Trek Height

The elevation of Tungnath Temple, the highest Shiva temple in the world, is approximately 3,680 meters (12,073 feet) above sea level.

Chandrashila Peak, which is often visited as part of the Tungnath Trek, has an elevation of about 4,000 meters (13,123 feet).

Tungnath Trek Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit Tungnath Temple and undertake the Tungnath Trek is during the summer months from April to June and the autumn months from September to November.

During these periods, the weather is generally pleasant and suitable for trekking, offering clear skies and beautiful views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks.


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