Manikarnik Kund In Guptkashi Uttarakhand


The Manikarnik Kund is a holy kund located in Guptkashi in Rudraprayag district. This holy Kund is about 2 km away from Guptkashi. Manikarnik Kund is situated at an altitude of about 1340 meters above sea level. This holy Kund is situated right in front of the temple in the Vishwanath temple premises. In this sacred kund, two streams of water turn out, from the mouth of the first cow and from the mouth of the second elephant. It is believed that to Shivaling is bathed with the water of these both sources, because it is believed that the water of two sources is coming from two holy rivers, the river Ganga and the Yamuna. The Manikarnik Kund is a small kund, which is quite famous at this place. This holy kund can also be seen during Vishwanath temple visit.


How To Reach :-

By Air

The nearest airport to Guptkashi is Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun, which is about 199 km away from Guptkashi.

By Rail

The nearest railway station of Guptkashi is Rishikesh, which is about 182 km away from Guptkashi.

By Road

Manikarnik Kund is located at a distance of about 2 km from the Guptkashi.

Best Time To Visit :-

The best weather to visit Manikarnik Kund is the beginning of winter and summer. The months favourable to visit the Manikarnik Kund are from October to May. Travelling here in these months is the best and enjoyable. During the winter season, the weather of here is cold. Due to snowfall on the surrounding hills in the winter season, the temperature of here goes down very much. Due to heavy rains in the rainy season, it is a bit difficult to travel of here because of heavy rains threatening landslides.

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