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
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.