Reaching Tunganath

Though the Chopta to Tunganath trek is open for most times of the year, however my suggestion would be to take this during the months of March  Mayor the months of  September October. The weather during these months are better and is suallly not known to have much rains. Though we did have a rainfall , but that was got a half hour or so and it painted a rainbow for us on the snow covered peaks.

Reaching Tunganath :

Our last rest was about a km away from Tunganath at the last wayside tea-stall. The trek gave us  majestic sight of the peaks of  Panchchuli, Kedarnath , Nanda Devi, Nilkanth mountain peaks on a clear sunny day .Hands were feeling numb, faces were taught with the chill and noses were getting moist and running by then. I was getting out of breath every couple of minutes, and had to take a breather at every corner and turn. At about 10am we finally reached the holy site of Tunganath.

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Tunganath Temple Courtyard : Trek to Chandrashila

Trek to Chandrashila

Trek to Chandrashila : This is part 3 of my memoirs on the Trek to Tunganath and Chandrashila Travelogue

At the Tunganath Temple Grounds. At about 3 pm it suddenly started to drizzle followed by sleet. Sitting on our wooden plank beds inside the mandir committee guesthouse, which allows chilly wind through the cracks of its door, we hugged to our quilts and peeped outside. The room has a small broken window and something, which they call an attached bathroom. Even the oil-lamp, which they provide, was not good enough to let you realise the shape or condition of it.

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