Deoria Tal - Tungnath Trek
We arrange trekking trips to Chopta-Deoriatal. Chopta is situated at the altitude of 2900 meters and about 210 kms from Rishikesh. Providing with all the required facilities starting from breakfast, lunch and dinner to hotel accommodation for overnight stay is provided by us keeping in mind the budgetary constraints of our clients.
Deoriatal is situated on the Chopta-Ukimath road about 2 kms. from road head at Sari village. This lake has captivating surroundings with forest all around. Te reflection of the mighty Chaukhamba peak in the lake creates a beautiful effect.
The road is motorable upto Sari, 10 kms. from Ukhimath and from there one has to trek about 2 kms. All arrangements have to be made for a night halt at the spot.
TUNGNATH Located on the Chandranath parbat in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand, Tungnath is one of the sacred Panch Kedar. It is the highest temple of Lord Shiva perched at an astounding elevation of 3,680mts above sea level.
Magnificent in its architecture and artistic structure, Tungnath Temple is considered to be more than 1000 years old. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and few other idols of Goddess Parvati and other gods can be seen in the vicinity. This sacred temple was discovered by Adi Shankaracharya and now the priest of this temple is a local Brahmins of Maku village.
The mythological background of Tungnath Temple is associated with the epic Mahabharata. Vyas Rishi told the Pandavas that they were guilty of killing their own brothers in the war and their sins would be expiated only if Lord Shiva pardoned them. Pandavas began to search Lord Shiva in the Himalayas and Lord Shiva kept avoiding them because they were guilty.
Altitude Chopta-2900 metres, Tungnath-3680 metres
Motorable from Rishikesh 220 km [via Ukhimath ]
Duration 3/4 days