Urgam Village

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Urgam - Serene village near Kalpeshwar Temple

Located in the picturesque Urgam Valley near Joshimath in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, Urgam Village is a scenic hamlet tucked at an elevation of about 2100 mts Surrounded by snow-clad peaks of the Garhwal Himalayas and enveloped in dense forests, farmlands, and apple orchards, Urgam Village lies in Urgam Valley which is far away from the modern lifestyle and takes you to a world of its own.

The place is famous for the ancient Shiva temple, Kalpeshwar Temple, one of the revered Panch Kedars. Kalpeshwar Dham lies just 2 km ahead of Urgam Village. 

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Urgam Village Tour Packages

Nandi Kund - Ghiya Vinayak Pass Trek
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Why should you explore Urgam Valley

Besides being home to Urgam Village, Urgam Valley is home to many other villages with their own distinct charm and beauty. The verdant valley offers one of the most memorable escape into the laps of nature with the Himalayas standing tall at the backdrop and the rich variety of flora and fauna flourishing merrily.

The locals of the valley place great importance to environmental conservation and their efforts can be seen through the well-maintained orchard, the practice of mixed farming, various initiatives undertaken by the committees, and a warm hospitable nature towards everyone. 

The valley is ideal to visit for a long vacation or a peaceful weekend getaway.

Activities in Urgam Village

Hiking: The trials of Urgam Village are ideal for hiking. You can hike to the nearby villages and temples of Urgam Valley and explore the forests and wildlife of the region.

Trekking: There are many small and long treks that you can undertake from Urgam Village. Easy treks of 7 – 8 kms like, Sundarvan and Bansi Narayan Trek can be undertaken from here. Both of these treks go through spectacular trails and offers one of the best views of the snow-clad mountains seated majestically at their thrones.

If you are looking for some adventure, then you can undertake tougher trek to Rudranath (one of the Panch Kedars) and other enjoyable treks. Check Kalpeshwar-Rudrnath Trek from Urgam Village

Camping: Set at a beautiful location, camping at Urgam Valley leads to an intrinsic bond with nature where you can enjoy the touch of fresh leaves, the soothing sound of streams, the colourful show of butterflies, and the twinkling night sky. There are many camping spots at Urgam Valley where you can pitch a tent and simply relish in the joy of being around such fascinating scenery.

Pilgrimage: The entire Urgam Valley is full of temples revered by the locals. Engage in a pilgrimage tour and visit these holy temples. Starting with the famous Kalpeshwar Temple, you can tour to dhams such as Banshinarayan Temple, Funlanarayana Temple, Dhyan Badri Temple, Ghantakarna Temple and Urva Rishi Temple.

Urgam Village Tour Packages

Nandi Kund - Ghiya Vinayak Pass Trek
8 Days / 7 Nights
On Request

Location Map and How to reach Urgam Village

 Google: Urgam Map - Road Route from Haridwar

What is Urgam Village famous for?

Urgam Village is famous among tourist as Village, Village Tourism, Trekking, Urgam Valley, Kalpeshwar Temple, Secluded.

Urgam Village is recommended destination for Couples, Family and Kids, Foreigners, Groups, Solo.

Urgam Village is popular destination for following activities/ interests - Base Camps (Trek), Hiking, Village Tourism.

Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board eUttaranchal is accredited by Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board, Govt. of Uttarakhand.
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