Tungnath Temple, Chamoli

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Trek through the breathtaking Himalayas to reach Tungnath Temple, the highest Shiva temple in the world. The temple sits at an altitude of 3,680 m (12,073 ft), located in the Tunganath mountain range. Dedicated to lord Shiva, the temple features a granite exterior and is estimated to be over 1000 years old. Reaching the temple requires a demanding 5 km (3.1 mi) trek from Chopta through a mountainous forest terrain. The trek is accompanied by picturesque views of green alpine fields, rhododendron groves, and waterfalls. Use our Chamoli trip planner to visit Tungnath Temple on your trip to Chamoli, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • World highest temple of “Lord Shiva”. The 3.5 kms trek with friends. Lots of beautiful scenery and sheep’s we saw. Mostly people coming in winter timing period due to heavy snowfall.  more »
  • I read a book of Ruskin bond in 2017 and came to know about Tungnath. Since then I had strong urge to visit this temple. I planned my trip with cousin and reached Tungnath in November, 2019 No words.....  more »
  • This is a place called bliss. Heavenly experienced I got, easy trek with proper maintained path . You can give it a try with family as well . For staying , Chopta has many options according to budget.
  • Beautiful beautiful beautiful...... Awesome...... Bluetooth speaker needed with proper getup and water bottle too...... winter season is too awesome........... Beautiful snowfall........
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