Kedarnath Tungnath Yatra

The holiest of Shiva's shrines is likened to gold among base metals so that every pilgrim finds peace here, and it is said that devotees who die here become one with Shiva himself. The temple of Kedarnath, located at a height of 3,581 mts, stand at the head of the Mandakini river, with Kedarnath peak keeping vigil above it. The temple is dedicated to the Sadasiva or invisible form of Shiva, and is represented by a natural rock formation. Beyond the temple is the highway to heaven, called Mahapanth
The sanctity of the region of Tungath is considered unsurpassed. The peak of Tungnath is the source of three springs that from the river Akashkamini. At this temple at 3,680 mts, Shiva's arm is worshipped. The highest hindu shrine in the Himalayas, 3kms uphill from Chopta, Tungath is reached through a path that wends through alpine meadows and rhododendron thickets. An hour's climb from here leads to Chandrashila with its panoromic views. The entire journey and the shrine are located in some of the finest, most picturesque pocket of the Himalaya.

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Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01 :  Delhi - Haridwar
Day 02 : Haridwar - Gaurikund
Day 03 : Gaurikund - Kedarnath
Day 04 : Kedarnath - Gaurikund - Ukhimath
Day 05 : Ukhimath - Chopta - Tungnath - Chopta
Day 06 : Chopta - Rihiskesh
Day 07 : Rishikesh - Delhi

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