Madhymaheshwar Tungnath Yatra

Shiva is worshipped at Madmaheshwar in the form of navel - shaped lingum. Located at base of Chaukhamba peak, at an altitude of 3,289 mts, the classic temple architecture belongs to the north - Indian style. So sanctified is the water here that even a few drops are considered sufficient for absolution. The natural scenery is dramatically wild, with deep gorges and himalayas valleys, mountainsides flung upwards towards the skies, and forests where the snow lies thick in winter, only to be replaced by a carpet of greenery in the summer. Kedarnath and Neelkanth peaks are also visible from here, the entire ring of mountains associated with the life and times of shiva. The confluences of two streams at Gaundar just short of the temple, is one of the prettiest spots in the region.
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 - Ukhimath
Day 03 : Ukhimath - Uniana - Bantoli
Day 04 : Bantoli - Madhymaheshwar
Day 05 : Madhymaheshwar - Bantoli
Day 06 : Bantoli - Ukhimath
Day 07 : Ukhimath - Chopta - Tungnath - Chopta
Day 08 : Chopta - Rihiskesh
Day 09 : Rishikesh - Delhi

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