Day trek to Kunjapuri Temple
Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India
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  • Trip introduction

    Book a short, one-day trek to the Kunjapuri temple and spend a day in the mountains of Uttarakhand. After a 2-hr drive with scenic views of farmlands and villages, you'll trek to the Kunjapuri temple by climbing over more than 250 steps. At the peak, you'll visit the temple and get beautiful, panoramic views of the rising sun and the flowing river water of the Ganges. On your way back, you'll trek past the Neer Gaddu waterfall, where you can bathe under the cool water after an exhausting trek. An experienced trek leader will accompany and guide you throughout the trek.

    NOTE: A minimum of 3 travellers are required to book this trek to Kunjapuri temple.

    Destination

    The temple of Kunjapuri Devi, a sacred temple of importance in the Hindu faith, is also prominent as a day trek near Rishikesh. You'll begin trekking early in the morning, before dawn, and reach the temple just in time for a beautiful sunrise. From the temple, you can also catch serene views of distant peaks in the Himalayas, including the Swargarohini, Gangotri and Chaukhamba.

    Destination highlights

    • Embark on a short, one-day trek to the Kunjapuri temple.
    • Climb more than 250 steps to reach the temple.
    • Catch the beautiful sunrise over Uttarakhand's mountains.
    • Spend a day trekking in the mountains near Rishikesh.

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

    Travellers are required to follow instructions of the trek leader during the trek to Kunjapuri temple.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Consumption of alcohol, drugs and tobacco products like cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the trek to Kunjapuri temple.

    Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 30 days or more before the scheduled date of the Kunjapuri temple trek: 75% refund.

    For cancellations made 15-29 days before the scheduled date of the Kunjapuri temple trek: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 15 days before the scheduled date of the Kunjapuri temple trek: no refund.

    In case of no show: no refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    A minimum of 3 travellers are required to book this trek to Kunjapuri temple.

    You'll be picked-up from your hotel, campsite or place of accommodation within the city limits of Rishikesh by 06:00 hrs. Please make sure to inform the tour operator regarding the exact location of your place of accommodation a minimum of one day before the trek to Kunjapuri temple.

    The tour operator reserves the right to cancel or alter the itinerary of the trek to Kunjapuri temple to maximize the safety of travellers as well as staff.

    Travellers will be required to bear any additional costs arising due changes in the itinerary of the trek to Kunjapuri temple due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    Your hotel in Rishikesh city by 03:00 hrs
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    Drop off point
    Your hotel in Rishikesh city by 15:00 hrs
    Mode of transport
    Private, non-AC vehicle
    Start point
    Kunjapuri Temple base
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    End point
    Kunjapuri Temple base
    Time of departure
    06:00 AM
    Time of return
    03:00 PM

    Activity Details

    Total trekking time
    7 hrs
    Total distance covered
    12 kms
    Start point elevation
    1247 feet
    Maximum elevation
    4500 feet
    Minimum elevation
    1247 feet
    Average per day distance
    12 kms
  • Trek to the Kunjapuri temple!

    You'll be picked-up from your hotel or place of accommodation in Rishikesh by 03:00 hrs. A non-AC vehicle will drive you over the mountains around the city. After a 2-hr drive with scenic views of villages and farms, you'll reach the base of the Kunjapuri temple. Once you reach the base, you'll begin climbing over more than 250 steps to reach the temple. From the temple, you can get panoramic views of the sunrise and the sacred Ganges flowing in the distance. While descending, you'll trek past the Neer Gaddu waterfall, where you can stop to take a dip. You'll arrive in the city by 15:00 hrs. Your trip ends here.

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Kunjapuri Temple base
    End point
    Kunjapuri Temple base
    Day start time
    03:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    12 kms
    Trekking time
    7 hrs
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  • Includes / Excludes

      Includes
    • Pick-up and drop-off from your hotel in Rishikesh-Kunjapuri Temple base in non-AC, private vehicle
    • Snacks and refreshments
    • Services of an experienced trek leader
    • All government permits and entry fees
    • All applicable taxes
      Excludes
    • Travel arrangements between home city-your hotel in Rishikesh city
    • Costs due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
    • Personal expenses such as any meals or beverages etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

      What to Wear
    • Shirts/t-shirts and track pants/shorts
    • Trekking/sports shoes
    • Extra pair of dry clothes
      What not to Wear
    • Expensive jewellery or gadgets
    • Hard luggage like suitcases, trolley bags etc.
    • Restrictive or uncomfortable apparel

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • Private, non-AC vehicle for transport between your hotel in Rishikesh-Kunjapuri Temple base
      You need to get
    • Rucksack
    • ID proof
    • Water bottle
    • Deodarant
    • Insect repellent
    • Dry snacks (protein/granola bar, biscuits etc.)
    • Towel or napkins

    Medical Kit

    • Specific personal or prescribed medication
    • Personal first-aid kit
  • Trek to the Kunjapuri temple!

    Your trip ends by 15:00 hrs.

    You'll be given some snacks and refreshments during the trek to Kunjapuri Temple. This includes a sandwich, chocolate, fruit and some juice. Your trip ends by 15:00 hrs.

    Food

    Snacks
    Food variations
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