Tungnath

Tungnath offers something to every one, be it a hardcore devotee or an ardent nature lover or adventurous lots. A mountain in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, Tunganath is an enchanting location where the nature is fabulously adorned with pictorial vistas. Renowned as one of the Panch Kedars, this rocky terrain boasts of the obeisance of Shiva, the destroyer lord.

As a part of the mystical Garhwal region, Tunganath conjure up the profiles of legendary tales and abundant beauty. It is believed that it was here at Tungnath that the hands of Lord Shiva came in to rest while he tried to peter out from the Pandavas. And it is also believed that the present temple is built by the Pandavas to appease the Lord. The place boast of a serene and devout ambience where one can feel the presence of the almighty.

Along with its profound divinity, Tungnath is all set to fascinate the visitors with its fascinating and idyllic surroundings. A delightful haven for trekkers, this place unravels the unparalleled beauty of the Gharwal countryside. One would be exhilarated with the exciting scenery of a gushing cascade, which looks as if it were come down directly from the heaven.

Though the trekking route is covered with brawny stones, the marvelous view of the highly embellished meandering pastures makes ones trek an awe inspiring one. As the trek progresses the meadows would make their way to pink, white and mauve Rhododendrons.

Literally Tungnath is the lord of the peak, a name suits to its impressive appearance. At this spectacular site where the highest temple in the subcontinent awaits with its blissful looks, one can experience the never ending sizzles of Mother Nature in is full piety.

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