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200-year old Kartik Swami Temple Uttarakhand

Kartik Swami temple lies in the Garhwal Himalayas’ wonderlands that remain hidden by the cottony clouds that reckless drifts above the temple. This Kartik Swami temple is dedicated to the elder son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati, Kartikeya, and is adorned at the end of a narrow hill, enclosed by a deep valley. One can drench into the mystical beauty of the snowy peaks and the lower Himalayas that can be seen from here. 

Kartik Swami Temple News 

Now it’s the good news for all the Devotees of Lord Kartikeya, finally, Uttarakhand Tourism department has decided to develop the temple for the tourists and devotees from south India because many of the people have no knowledge about the beautiful temple that is built over there since last 200 years. So to make sure that everyone should knows about the beautiful historic place that decision has taken. 

Where is Kartik Swami Temple Located? 

Around 40 km from Rudraprayag, the 200-year-old Kartik Swami Temple is located over there and it also involves a 3km trek from Kanakchauri Village in Uttarakhand. 

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Importance of Kartik Swami Temple 

Starting from the very first sentence many of you reading this blog might not know the mythology, Kartikeya was the elder son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati and he is prayed as skand or Murugun in the south. The temple holds an immensity religious and cultural significance as it is the only shrine in Uttarakhand. 

Kartik Swami Temple History 

According to Hindu mythology, as Lord Kartikeya was angry at his parents Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati for favoring their other son Lord Ganesha when both were asked to circumnavigate the earth, he offered his bones as the testimony of his devotion. 

Kartik Swami Temple Purpose

Uttarakhand Tourist Department is focused on attracting tourists from Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, and Karnataka by developing this temple. Kartik Swamy temple has been out of the tourism map for a long time and now is the high time to create and promote this historic temple. 

Places Near Kartik Swami Temple

1 Ukhimath

Ukhimath is the home of Lord Kedarnath and Madhyamaheshwar and it is situated at an elevation of 1317 mts above sea level in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand state. The distance from the temple is 50kms and it will take 2hrs to reach.

 2 Sari Village

The village is enclosed by oak and rhododendron trees and resides calmly in the lap of the Himalayas. Located at an elevation of 2000 mts. The distance from this is around 60kms and it will take 2hrs 30 min to reach.

3 Deoria Tal

During the early morning on a clear day, Devariya Tal blesses the tourists with miraculous reflections of Chaukhamba peaks on its crystal clear water,Devariyatal is an emerald lake perched at a height of 2438 mts above sea level. Distance is 64km and it will take 3hrs to reach.

How To Reach Kartik Swami Temple

By Road

The best way to reach over there is you can book a taxi from Haridwar straight to Rudraprayag and also it is well connected to the motorable road you can easily reach by car or taxi.

By Train

Kartik Swami Temple is not connected to any of the railway stations and the nearest from all temples are Rishikesh and Haridwar which are approximately 205 and 247 km away from the temple.

By Air

It is not even connected to any of the airports and the nearest airport to this temple is Jolly Grant airport which is 220m away from the temple.

Kartik Swami Popular Route (Via Haridwar): Delhi → Haridwar → Rishikesh → Narendranagar → Tehri → Dharasu Bend → Uttarkashi → Bhatwari → Gangnani → Harsil → Kartik Swami

Kartik Swami Alternate Route (Via Dehradun) : Delhi → Dehradun → Mussoorie → Chamba → Tehri → Dharasu Bend → Uttarkashi → Bhatwari → Gangnani → Harsil → Kartik Swami

Accommodations in Uttarakhand 

It is our work and duty to show you the right path of the trip and that means from where is that place located to where to stay. So here is the list of accommodations you cannot find any other better places to stay. 

  1. Nishkam Sewa Trust
  2. Ekta Bhawan Dharamshala
  3. Joshimath Rest house by Badrinath Kedarnath Temple Committee
  4. Tehri Rest house Badrinath Kedarnath Temple Committee
  5. Rudraprayag Rest house by Badrinath – Kedarnath Temple Committee
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