Kunjapuri Trek

  • Kunjapuri Trek
  • Kunjapuri Trek
  • Kunjapuri Trek
  • Kunjapuri Trek
  • Kunjapuri Trek
  • Kunjapuri Trek

Region : District Tehri Garhwal - Uttarakhand

Duration : 1 Day

Level : Easy

Trekking distance : 8 Kms

Max Altitude : 1676 Meters

Pick up Point : Rishikesh

Drop Point : Rishikesh

Best Season : Around the year except monsoon Season

Kunjapuri Trek is the best one day trekking in Rishikesh,where we can see amazing sunrise view & himalayan range snow capped peaks (Swarga Rohini, Gangotri, Banderpunch and Chaukhamba) situated in Tihari district in Uttarakhand. Kunjapuri temple is dedicated for Goddess Durga, established by Jagatguru Sankracharaya. It is one of the Saktipeeth of Goddess durga among 52 saktipeeth in India & Nepal.

Kunjapuri Trek

Tourist visit this place early in the morning for sunrise view, mediation & yoga.We can reach there by transport up to Kunjapuri main gate, after ascending 300 steps we reach to the temple.After getting there in early morning see how sun comes from behind snow coveredpeaks, amazing view of sunrise along with mountains & valley, sit there for sometime for meditation & yoga, visit many years old Goddess temple. We will start trek now which is quite descend up to Holy & Yoga city Rishikesh passes through many beautiful villages, forest, small water streams & agriculture.After exploring the villages & valley we will reach to natural waterfall Neer Ghattu,Enjoy here in waterfall & trek down to Rishikesh.

About The Kunjapuri Temple

Kunjapuri temple is famous as a mythological and sacred Siddha Peeth. This place is famous not only because of the story related to Gods and Goddesses but also for the panoramic view of the Himalayan peaks of Garhwal from here. From here, beautiful views of the Himalayan ranges, Swargarohni, Gangotri, Bandarpoonch, Chaukhamba and Rishikesh, Haridwar and Doonghati of the Bhagirathi Valley are visible.

Kunjapuri Trek

The other two Shakti Peethas in the Tihari district are the temple of Surkanda Devi and the temple of Chandrabadni Devi and Kunjapuri, with these two peethas forms a sacred triangle. Shakti Peethas are at those places where the body parts of Goddess Sati (wife of Lord Shiva and daughter of King Daksh) fell while being carried by Lord Shiva towards the Himalayas in his arms.

Attraction of the Trek

1-Ancient Kunjapuri Shaktipeeth Temple visit

2-Magnificent sunrise view from Kunjapuri

3- Snow Capped Mountain peaks view.

4- Bird eye view of Rishikesh, Dehradun City.

5- Bird eye view of the Holy river Ganga.

6-Enroute Villages & Pet animals

7-Forest & Flora, Fauna.

8-Agriculture fields

9-Neerghattu Natural water Fall

Kunjapuri Trek Video

Sunrise Time in Kunjapuri

Sunrise time is different every month and week, one should ensure sunrise time and plan accordingly in the Morning so you will not miss the sunrise experience.

January to March - Between 06:45 AM to 07:15 AM

April to June - Between 06:00 AM to 05:15 AM

July to September - Between 05:15 AM to 05:55 AM

October to December - Between 06:10 AM to 06:55 AM

What time we should start from Rishikesh?

If you planning to Kunjapuri sunrise and trekking then you should start 1 hours before from Rishikesh, its 26 km drive will take 30-40 minutes and from the roadhead to Kunjapuri temple 300 steep ascend steps need to be cover so it will take around a hour to reach the Sunrise point.

Difficulty Level

Kunjapuri trek is easy level of trek but its totally downhill trek and some places route is very narrow and tiny stones makes the route slippery. one who have knee pain or not fit for trek should avoid.


Kunjapuri Trek

Day 01- Rishikesh-Kunjapuri-Rishikesh

You will be picked up from our tapovan office in Rishikesh around 4/5 am and taken to the Kunjapuri Temple by taxi . Once you reach the temple you will climb 250 step to the inside, where you'll find a small shop where you can enjoy have a light breakfast and cup of tea and coffee. Wait here for sunrise, which lights up the Himalayas shining on the town of Rishikesh and the Gangas After the sunrise, start your trekking down The total trek is about 8 km so bring well gripped shoes. Along the way you'll pass mountains, villages, and more. Near the end of trek you will see the Neer Waterfall. Here, you can bath if you wish.


What is Included In This Trek?

Transport Facility

Forest Permit and entrance fee



What is Not Included In This Trek?

Personal Insurance

Medical Certificate

Personal toiletry Items and Personal Medicine kit

On first day En Route to base camp the Breakfast and Lunch are Not Included

Last Day En Route Lunch and Dinner are Not Included

Hiking Pole

Water Bottle 2

Cap or Balaclava


trekking shoes

Socks (Woolen and Regular)


Personal Toiletry Items – (toothpaste, toothbrush, toilet paper, sanitizer etc.)