TUNGNATH Temple is one of the best Travel and Trekking Destination in Rudraprayag Uttarakhand. It is highest shiva temple of the world located at 12,073 ft above sea level. Tungnath is located in rudraprayag district of uttarakhand state. Tungnath is one of the panch kedar. It is considered that the tungnath temple is more than 1000 years old.Tungnath is the centre of faith of hindus. Every year millions of people visit here every year and enjoy the wonderful view of nature.During the winter the region is full of snow which attract the tourists.The temple is 4km from chopta. Tourist enjoy the trekking due to its short distance. The trek path is stone paved with benches provided en route at intervals to rest and enjoy the beautiful views of the Chaukhamba, Nanda Devi, Neelkanth and Kedarnathpeaks.CHNADRASHILA is 1.5 km from tungnath temple it is located on the top of the hill. chandrashila is a very small stone made temple of RAM some legend say moon-god chandra.Chandrashila is 14500 ft above sea level.
History of Tungnath Chopta Temple- Story of tungnath chopta is associated with mahabharata. Aaccording to legends when pandavaas were guilty after killing their brothers and relatives in the war to come over their sins they started to travel himalaya in search of lord shiva. Lord shiva was avoiding them all the time.
In order to escape from pandavas lord shiva converted himself in a bull and went underground. All the places where their body part appeared are now famous shiva temples . Chopta Tungnath Temple Rudraprayag is the place where their hand was appeared .
Trekking in Chopta Tungnath Temple – It is best place for travelers, trekkers , photographers . Because of its easy path and short distance it comes under easy treks . The distance of temple from the main road is around 4kms and the distance of chandrashila peak is 1.5 km from Tungnath temple .
Every year Rudraprayag, Chopta Tungnath Temple is visited by thousands of pilgrims and tourists around the world.
Hotels and Camping in Rudraprayag Chopta Tungnath Temple- tungnath is becoming more famous year by year .Here is good facility for the tourists who want to stay here in night . we are listing some hotels and camping providing services . the rate of these hotel and camping services are depending on the season .
magpie camps resort
- alpine adventure camp
- snow view
- mayadeep resort
easy travel guide to reach Tungnath Chopta Temple – It is easy to access Chopta Tungnath Temple . We are giving you a short travel guide . If you are comming to Tungnath from Delhi then you have to follow this route
- delhi – haridwar 222km
- haridwar – rishikesh 19.8km
- rishikesh-ukhimath 181km
- ukhimath-chopta 28.9km
we are giving you easy to follow travel guide to reach Chopta Tungnath Temple. Bus services are available from rishikesh to guptkashi and ukhimath. After reaching guptakshi or ukhimath you can hire a taxi .
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