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You can visit these tourist places while staying in Ukhimath. The following tourist places are near Ukhimath.
Madhmaheshwar (3289 m) – It is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, where almighty is worshipped in the form of navel - shaped lingum. It is situated at an elevation of 3,289mts above sea level. The temple architecture belongs to the north - Indian style. The natural scenery of Madhyamaheshwar is invigorating, with deep gorges and Himalayan valleys. Budha Madhyamaheshwar is situated 1.5km above Madhmaheshwar temple. Madhyamaheshwar can be reached by 20kms trek starting from Uniana village near Ukhimath.
Tungnath: Tungnath is the highest temple of Lord Shiva perched at an elevation of 3,680mts above sea level. The sanctity of the region of Tungath is considered unsurpassed. Tungnath is one of Panch Kedar and Shiva's arm is worshipped here. The trek to highest temple of Lord Shiva commences from Chopta. You can reach Tungnath by a 4km easy but steep trek. An hour's climb from Tungnath will lead you to Chandrashila from where you can enjoy 360 degree panoromic views of the gigantic Himalayas.
DeoriaTal: It is situated at an elevation of 2,438 mts. above sea level. Deoria Tal can be reached by an easy 2km trek from Sari village located on Guptkashi – Gopeshwar road. This lake has captivating surroundings with forest all round it. The reflections of Chaukhamba peak in the crystal clear water of Deoria Tal creats a magical world.
Kalimath: Kalimath is one of the sidha peeth’s of the region and it holds immense importance. This sacred temple is dedicated to Goddess Kali. The temple is visites by devotees in large number and especially in ‘navratras’. It is located at a distance of 23kms from Ukhimath.
Kedarnath Temple: Kedarnath is one of the holiest Hindu pilgrims of India with Lord Shiva as its residing deity. This holy site is situated perched at an elevation of 3,584mts above sea level in the foot of imposing snow bound Himalayan peaks. The temple is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of India and the main temple of Panch Kedar. Kedarnath temple is located 42kms from Ukhimath.
Gaurikund: Gaurikund is the commencement point of the trek of 14kms to the sacred shrine of Kedarnath. The place is named after Goddess Parvati, wife of Lord Shiva and a temple Gauri is also situated here. It is believed that Lord Shiva accepted to marry Parvati at this place and married her in Trijuginarayan. The place offers vivid greenery with Vasuki Ganga flowing from below. Gaurikund is situated 28kms from Ukhimath. The place also has natural thermal springs.
Chopta: It is a small hill station, with majestic views of Himalayas and meadows. It is located very close to Ukhimath.
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