(6300 Ft Above Sea Level)

Uttarakhand | India
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Kund is categorised as Remote Himalayas

Ukhimath Temple
Trek to Tunganath during Winter (Photo Courtesy: Vvnataraj)

Reasons to Visit
  • Kund is a riverside area 20 kms Short of Guptkashi in the Mandakini Valley offering view of the snow clad Kedar peak that forms the backdrop of the Kedarnath temple.
  • Number of other temples like Tungnath (the highest Shiva shrine), Madhyamaheshwar, Triyuginarayan, Guptkashi, Ukhimath, etc. can be approached from Kund.
  • Chopta is accessible from Kund (1 hour).
Know It
  • Chopta are meadows that offer amazing views of the Himalayan range including Trishul, Nanda Devi and Chaukhamba. Chopta is rich in varied flora and fauna. Chopta is situated amidst thick forest of pine, deodar and rhododendrons. Chopta is also Commencement point to 3rd of Panch Kedar Tungnath and from here Chandrashila peak can be approached.
  • Himalayan Destinations for Active Holidays in India"Kund (6300 ft asl) is a riverside area 20 kms Short of Guptkashi in the Mandakini Valley offering view of the snow clad Kedar peak. Kund is base point to approach Chopta and many short treks around the area. "
  • Destinations on Chaar Dham Pilgrim Circuit of Uttarakhand"Kund (25 kms from Rudraprayag) lies on Rudraprayag - Guptkashi Route, 20 kms short of Guptkashi. Kund is also getway to Chopta valley and treks around the area and therefore opted for by adventure centric travellers visiting Kedarnath"
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Dehradun (216 kms), Ghaziabad (383 kms)
  • Nearest Railway Station - Rishikesh (175 kms), Haridwar (195 kms), Dehradun (216 kms)
  • Kund is an Ex-Dehradun Getaway

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6 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Kund

Getaway (1-3 nights)1
Short Break (4-6 nights)3
Holiday (7 or more)2

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List of Holidays for Kund


  • Kund Extended Adventure Getaway (3 Nights)

Short Break

  • Kund - Jayalgarh - New Tehri adventure break (6 Nights)
  • Kund - Jayalgarh - Rajaji Garhwal experience break (6 Nights)
  • Kund - Jayalgarh Adventure Getaway (4 Nights)


  • Active Himalayan Holiday (7 Nights)
  • Garhwal Active Holiday Itinerary (7 Nights)

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Point to Point Transport

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Transfers between Haridwar and KundRs. 9423

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Destination Ideas

  • Chopta Valley Experience - Panch Kedar, Trekking, Bird watching

Stay Ideas

  • Himalayan Eco Lodges Activity Oriented Group Getaways

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Vishwanath Temple at Guptkashi is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is considered similar to the one in Varanasi.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    Ardhanareshvara is a Lord Shiva temple in Guptkashi where Lord Shiva is depicted as half man half woman form of Shiva and Parvati.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    Ukhimath is a pilgrimage at 4000 ft asl at 41 kms from Rudraprayag. During winters, the idols from Kedarnath temple and Madhyamaheshwar (Panch Kedar) are brought to Ukhimath and worshipped here for six months.Ukhimath is used as base for visiting Madhmaheshwar (Second kedar), Tungnath ji (Third kedar) and Deoria Tal(natural fresh water high altitude lake).
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Deoria Tal is a high altitude lake (7000 ft asl) at 3 kms uphill trek on the Ukhimath-Chopta road . It is a popular day trekking option for guests staying in Kund and trekking to Tunganath. Level of Difficulty is mid and the trek passes through lush green surroundings with snow covered mountains in the backdrop.
    Kedarnath Temple is one of the holiest Hindu temples and is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga temples. Due to extreme weather conditions, the temple is open only between the May to end Oct / Mid-Nov. Kedarnath temple is accessed on foot or pony from Guptmashi (13 kms) or via a helicopter ride (from a base 23 kms from Rudraprayag). Kedarnath is also one of the Panch Kedar temples in the area. There is a samadhi mandir dedicated to Adi Shankara behind the Kedarnath temple which is also visited alongwith Kedarnath.
    Temple or Holy Place, Adventure
    Lord Shiva, Trekking, Jyotirlinga
    A Lord Shiva temple at 25 kms trek from Guptkashi and one of the Paanch Kedars. The road from Guptkashi to Kalimath and the trek from Kalimath to Madhmaheshwar provide the scenic beauty of Chaukhamba, Kedarnath and Neelkanth peaks.
    Temple or Holy Place, Adventure
    Lord Shiva, Trekking

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Nearest Airport in Kund
  • Jolly Grant Airport ( DED ) , Dehradun-216 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Kund
  • Rishikesh ( RKSH ), Rishikesh-175 Kms
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