Kartik Swami Temple is an exceptionally worshiped altar set in the midst of quiet environs, at an elevation of 3048m over the ocean level in Rudraprayag District . The temple dedicated to Lord Shiva's child Kartikeya. KartikSwami Temple is located at the end a narrow ridge with deep valley all around, at an altitude of 3050 mts above sea level, offering splendid 360 degree view of Himalayas (both snow peaks and lower Himalayas). The temple has a naturally carved idol of Kartik Swami on a marble type rock.
Tungnath is the most elevated Shiva sanctuary on the planet and is one of the five and the most astounding Panch Kedar sanctuaries situated in the mountain scope of Tunganath�in Rudraprayag area, in the Uttarakhand condition of India.Other than being a religious destination, Tungnath is also a well known trekking destination. The 4 km (2.5 mi) trek starts from Chopta (9,600 ft (2,926 m)), the nearest place on the NH 58. Chopta is 63 km (39 mi) from Rudraprayag towards Karnaprayag and is reached from Rishikesh via Devprayag, Srinagar and Rudraprayag.
Deoria Tal (Also spelled as Devaria' or 'Deoriya) is a lake situated around 3 km on a tough trek from the towns of Mastura and Sari, on the Ukhimath-Chopta street in Uttarakhand. At an elevation of around 2387 meters.Jeeps are available from Ukhimath to reach Sari, a nearby village, via Mastura village. For return journey, one can go down trekking to Mastura to get a shared jeep. Alternately, one can trek 7 km (4.3 mi) to Deoria Tal from Ukhimath. Even though, trekkers are no longer allowed to camp at the famous Deoriatal , there are options of jungle trekking,videography, etc. Trekkers usually combine this trek with the nearby trek to Tungnath (the highest Hindu shrine devoted to Lord Shiva) and Chandrashila, which are approached from Chopta.
It is situated at a stature of around 4,000 meters (13,000 ft) above ocean level. This pinnacle gives a dynamite perspective of Himalayas,especially Nandadevi, Trisul, Kedar Peak, Bandarpunch and Chaukhamba tops.Chandrashila treks are one of the most popular treks among Indian trekking enthusiasts. The trek to the peak is 5 km. The trek route that starts from Chopta takes one to Tungnath (highest Shiva temple in the World), from here it is a kilometer long, and a steep trek. Though shorter in distance, steep climbing makes this trek rigorous. This trek is undertaken throughout the year although during winter season due to snowfall this trek becomes hard as road to Chopta gets closed.
Ukhimath is a destination for the devout and the followers of Hindu mythology, but everyone is welcome. As said, Ukhimath is the winter seat of Lord Kedarnath, who is temporarily shifted every year from Kedarnath, that snows in heavily during winters and unfit for travel. Ukhimath has many other ancient temples dedicated to several Gods and Goddesses such as Usha, Shiva, Aniruddha, Parvati and Mandhata. Situated on the road connecting Guptkashi with Gopeshwar, the holy town is mainly inhabited by the head priests of Kedarnath known as Rawals. Ukhimath has an All India Radio Relay station known as Akashvani Ukhimath. It broadcasts on FM frequencies.