Places near Guptkashi

If you are travelling to Guptkashi, we recommend you visiting the following nearby places around Guptkashi. Include these nearby places in your itinerary and make your visit to Guptkashi more memorable.

Kedarnath Temple: Kedarnath is one of the holiest Hindu pilgrims of India with Lord Shiva as its residing deity, located at a distance of 14kms from gaurikund. This holy site is situated perched at an elevation of 3,584mts above sea level and at a distance of 47kms from Guptkashi at the foot of imposing snow bound Himalayan peaks. This sacred temple was built by Adi Shankaracharya in the early 8th century, it is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of India and the main temple of Panch Kedar. After the flash floods of 2013 the government have restricted the numbers of piligrims visiting Kedarnath.

Trijuginarayan: It is the holy place where Lord Shiva married Goddess Parvati. Trijuginarayan is situated 45kms from Guptkashi. The immortal flame is still burning around which the marriage of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati were solemnised in presence of lord Vishnu.

Chopta: Chopta is popularly known as Mini Switzerland of Uttaranchal. The number of tourists visiting Chopta has increased in recent years and the region has become popular vacation spot for adventure lovers and explorers. Tungnath is the highest temple of Lord Shiva situated only 3.5kms away from Chopta which can be covered on foot or by pony. Chopta is situated 36kms from Guptkashi. The region showers tourists with natural beauteousness during winters.

Ukhimath: Ukhimath is an important destination of Rudraprayag district as this place is the home of Lord Kedarnath and Madhyamaheshwar during winters. Ukhimath is mainly inhabited by the Rawal's who are the head priests (pundits) of Kedarnath. Situated at a distance of 12kms from Gaurikund the Snow capped peaks of the majestic Himalayan range can be easily seen 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 34kms from Guptkashi. The place also has natural thermal springs.

Guptkashi Tour Packages

Panch Kedar Yatra with Badrinath Dham
14 Days / 13 Nights
Rs. 45,000.00
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