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1. Vishwanath Temple, Guptakashi

Vishwanath Temple, Guptakashi
Must visit 3.5 /5

1 km
from city center
1 out of 7
places to visit in Guptakashi

One of the most popular temples of Guptkashi is Vishwanath Temple. The presided deity of the temple is Lord Shiva in form of Lord Vishwanath meaning 'Lord of the Universe'.

2. Manikarnik Kund

Manikarnik Kund
3.1 /5

0 km
from city center
2 out of 7
places to visit in Guptakashi

Manikarnik Kund located within the complex of Vishwanath temple is a place where Shiva Linga is presided. The Shiva Linga is bathed there from two source of water namely Ganesha's head and cow's head.

3. Ardhanarishwar Temple

Ardhanarishwar Temple
3.1 /5

0 km
from city center
3 out of 7
places to visit in Guptakashi

Situated on the left side of Vishwanath Temple, Ardhanarishwar Temple is also dedicated to Lord Shiva. The presiding idol in the temple is actually half man and half women presenting Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Beside the fascinating idol, one will find the symbol of Swastika.

4. Gaurikund

Gaurikund
3.6 /5

15 km
from city center
4 out of 7
places to visit in Guptakashi

Gaurikund in Guptakashi is famous for being the starting point and the last road head before the Kedarnath Yatra begins. Gaurikund is located on the banks of the River Mandakini and is rightly considered to be the gateway to spirituality and salvation. Located at an altitude of about 2,000 meters above sea level, the Gaurikund Temple and Gauri Lake are important landmarks that the place is famous for.

5. Ukhimath

Ukhimath
3.1 /5

25 km
from city center
5 out of 7
places to visit in Guptakashi

Ukhimath is a popular destination which is better known as home of Madhyamaheshwar and Kedarnath during the winter season. The place is situated just 12 km from Guptkashi with an enchanting view of Majestic Himalayas covered in snow. Ukhimath mainly houses the Rawal's, the head priest of Kedarnath.

6. Chopta

Chopta
3.1 /5

2 km
from city center
6 out of 7
places to visit in Guptakashi

Chopta is a small quaint village blessed with pristine beauty of nature. Perched at an elevation of 2900 m above the sea level, this place serves as the entryway to the renowned Tungnath temple as well as the other Panch Kedar temples.

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7. Kedarnath

Kedarnath
3.1 /5

24 km
from city center
7 out of 7
places to visit in Guptakashi

If you are an ardent devotee of Lord Shiva, this place is not to be missed. Kedarnath is believed to be one of the holiest shrines with the presiding deity as Lord Shiva.

FAQs on Guptakashi

Can you suggest an itinerary for Guptakashi?

Guptkashi is a peaceful place set amid a stunning backdrop of Chaukhamba range and lush green valley. A one day in this holy place can do wonder to relax your mind. After a beautiful sight of sunrise and warm breakfast, start your journey with Vishwanath Temple. Visit Manikarnik Kund and Ardhanarishwar Temple next that will leave you in complete serenity. Break for lunch and Ukhimath will be your next stopover. This winter home of Kedarnath is quite stunning with the view of Majestic Himalayas. Head back to your hotel in time for rest and a nice home cooked dinner.

How can I commute within Guptakashi?

Guptkashi is a very small town where you will be hiking or trekking most of the time. Other than that you can also hire taxi or even better book a private car for comfortable commutation from one place to another. However, make sure you plan your trip timing according to the weather conditions prevailing in the area.
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How much does a package cost for Guptakashi?

The packages for Guptakashi start at INR 20000 which can be further customized based on number of people, days, hotel category, vehicle type and customizations. You can have a look at all packages here

What are the top sightseeing places in Guptakashi?

The top sightseeing places in Guptakashi are Vishwanath Temple, Guptakashi, Manikarnik Kund, Ardhanarishwar Temple, Gaurikund, Ukhimath, Chopta.
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