One of the 13 important Goddesses of the Himalayan foothills Kunja Puri is easily accessible from Rishikesh . Look no further than Rosana, the latest premium WordPress blog and magazine theme that has been designed with bloggers in mind.
Legends go back to Kedar Khand of Skand puran when after the death of Sati in the hawan Kund of Daksha Prajapati angry lord Shiva roams in the Himalayas with her body. It is said that kunja ( The breast ) part of Sati fell down here on the mountain top. And since time memorial she is worshipped here as Goddess Kunja puri.
On a clear day one can encounter a 360 degree view of doon valley and the snow capped greater Himalayan range.”Team Rishikesh
One can enjoy the breath taking sunset from the top of the hill on one side and the valley of with the Ganga flowing on the other side.
Trekking to Kunja Puri
Half day trekking: One can drive on the Rishikesh – Gangtotri highway past the Narender Nagar town to the base of Kunja Puri. A gradual ascent for one hour through the Oak forest takes you to the base of the temple from where the stairs lead to the temple premises on the top of the hill. The best time to start from Rishikesh is in the late afternoon so the you start
Drive to Kunjapuri : One can drive ( 70 to 900 minutes) all the way to Kunja puri from Rishikesh. The entire drive is gradual ascent all the way to the temple. The best is to start very early morning to witness the Sun rising behind the greater Himalayan peaks. Its a perfect time to meditate and experience the strong feminine energy of the place.
Full day Trekking from Tapovan (Rishkesh) to Kunjapuri: A beautiful trek through the villages & forests of the Himalayan foothills, starting from Tapovan. The entire trek is a gradual ascent and goes through the villages and along the streams
One can see the major peaks of Uttarakhand Himalayas from Kunjapuri e.g. Bander punch Range, Nanda Devi , Trishul and many more.
Festivals at Kunja Puri : Being a Goddess temple Navratri days are celebrated with great enthusiasm where the villagers from the nearby area visit the temple with their dear ones. These are fasting days for 9 days and people eat only after the visit to the temple on 8th or the 9th day.
Finding a travel company for Day Excursions
Himalayan Adventure Holidays with its office at Hiamlaya House Main road Tapovan organised customized excursion to Kunja puri with transport & Guide. For your excursion you can contact team Himalayan What’s App: 00 91 98 370 555 78 or E mail : email@example.com