Tungnath Trekking Camp

Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand




1 day

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“We have been…where you want to travel”


Interesting points about the Tungnath Temple:

Surrounded by the abundant emerald rivers, natural scenes, snow-clad Himalayan peaks, lush-green meadows, bushy and deep forests the Tungnath Trek is located in the most ideal location. The Garhwal offers this place for us to make the best out of our rejuvenating trip away from the hustle of the city life. Tungnath trek is one of the easiest and thrilling trekking routes for the first time adventurers.

The magnificence of the Tungnath temple is widely known for the architecture and ingenious sculptures. The temple is the highest shrine in the world dedicated to Lord Shivaand Goddess Parvati. This holy place for worship was discovered by Adi Shankaracharya, and now taken care by the local priests of the Makku Village. Housed on the top of the Chandranth Parvat, this holy place of worship divides the water of the Alaknanda and Mandakini Rivers.

Mounting up at a height of 3,680 meters from the sea level, the temple is more than 1000 years old. The history associated and the thrill of the trek makes it a must visit place for the worshippers as well as adventurers. The untouched beauty of the nature and the sensation of the Himalayas will captivate you with the hint of adventure at every turn. The excitement of exploring an unpaved path is unparalleled in addition to heavenly views of the vivacious hills.


Pinpoints about the Tungnath Trekking Camp:

  • Location: Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand, Chopta.
  • Altitude: 2600 meters.
  • Recommended stay: 2 days
  • Destinations famous: Chopta, Chandrashila Trek, Kanchula Kharak Musk Deer Sanctuary, Rohini Bugyal, Devariyatal, Sari Village
  • Best seasons to visit: April, May, June, September, October, November
  • Trek distance: 4 km
  • Nearest Railway Station: Rishikesh, 211 km
  • Nearest Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, 225 km
  • Activites conducted: Pilgrimage at the Shiva Temple, Panch Kedar, Trekking, Meadows, and Snow Trek.

Activities at the Tungnath Trekking Camp:

Trekking and camping- The trekking is one of the most prominent adventure activity done by the tourists. Even for the beginners the trek is easy grade level and is worth every penny. Fascinating and picturesque views at every sight, blessings by the mighty Himalayas and the lush-green meadows to lie down. The flora and fauna are the key highlights to a true nature fanatic. It is a picturesque base camp with plenty of campsites locations.Every changing season is rewarding in the Tungnath region for the adventurers bringing in varied surprises.Trek can also be extended to Chandrashila Pinnacle.

Pilgrimage- As it is evident by the name, the sacred Tungnath temple is the best bit of the trip.The foundation of Tungnath temple was laid by Arjuna, the third of the Pandava brothers. En route the trek, visit the holiness of 1000 year’s old Lord Shiva shrine whichis third amongst the Panch Kedar. Fortified with ancient North India architecture and magnificent artistic idols of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. During the season of winters, a blanket of snow covers the temple premises that is an inescapable picture for the eyes. The doors to this temple are open for the pilgrims during the summers at the end of April and shut in November.

Bird Watching and Sightseeing- While on the route to Tungnath, the outstanding exotic Himalayan birds are a treat to an admirer of natural habitat. Tungnath is a region with harmonious inhabitation of Himalayan Monal. In the winters you can also spot a Snow Partridge from a close sight. Some indigenous animals like Musk deer, rare finches, Golden Eagle, Bearded Vulture, etc. The region of Chopta is fenced with dense forest in the spring. You can spot many species of Rhododendron that spread a cheerfulred glow in the forest.

Offer a treat to yourself away from the hustle-bustle of the city life in the realms of the ever standing Himalayas and the beautiful scenery in the mountains.

How to reach the Tungnath Temple:

RAILWAY STATION: Reach Haridwar via the connected railway station. The Haridwar railway station is at a distance of 225 km. The Rishikesh Railway station can also be opted for the nearby locations.

AIRWAYS: The Jolly Grant airport connects directly from Delhi and hence is accessible and convenient enough. Private as well as public transport are easily available to reach Chopta or Sari. There are around 2 to 3 routes to reach Tungnath via Chopta. One can choose from any of best options.

Mandatory tips for trekking in Tungnath:

Some expert prep talk is very necessary before any new adventure. Here are some tips to remember while the trek-

  • Carry plenty of water, trekking boots, warm clothes, raincoat, and sunscreen, along with prescribed medications (if any). First- aid kit will be provided in handy.
  • Light snacks to crunch on when required. E.g.- glucose biscuits, chocolates, nuts, etc.
  • You can bring a walking stick for balance and prevention from slipping.
  • Carry your power banks and some cash as there aren’t any ATM machines up there.
  • Clicking photographs are strictly prohibited in the temple premises.
  • Follow the instructions of the trained guide allotted.


  • Breakfast and dinner at the campsite
  • Morning and evening tea with appetizers
  • Certified trained guide during the trek
  • Accommodation in best locations
  • Any kind of transportation excluding the tour
  • Forest entry fee and permits
  • Lunch
  • Any kind of personal expenses
  • Anything mentioned outside the inclusion list

Tour Amenities

Accepts Credit Cards
Car Parking
Free Coupons
Outdoor Seating
Smoking Allowed
Wireless Internet

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