Triyuginarayan Panwalikantha Trek is situated on the southern-western end of a ridge in Kedarnath region.Triyuginarayan
Panwalikantha Trek (3960m) offers a rare and spectacular view of the magnificent Garhwal Himalayan Treks on one side and the verdant meadows on the other side. Since it lies on the old pilgrim trail of Kedarnath to Gangotri, Triyuginarayan-Panwalikantha trekking trail is well-defined.
Triyuginarayan (1,982 m) is a picturesque hamlet. Its believed that Lord Shiva solemnised his marriage with Parvati here. The village houses an old Vishnu temple near the bridle path that connects Ghuttur with Kedarnath.
The trekking trail: Triyuginarayan - Maggu Chatti - Panwalikantha - Triyuginarayan.
En route, this moderate level trekking expedition, you climb through lush-green forests, cross brooks and mesmerising waterfalls, and are at times surrounded by snow-clad peaks. Also, you amble through stone path that is bounded by unending verdant garden slopes. On this trekking trail, you can also explore a large variety of fungi.
Along with being a religious destination, this trekking trail offers plenty of scope to discover, explore, and enjoy nature at its glorious pristine best. It not only soothes your adventurous streak but also provides you a great opportunity to become one with the nature and its blessings.
How to Reach
Nearest airport is Jolly Grant near Dehradun and the nearest railway station is at Rishikesh.
Exact Location: Panwali Kantha is located in Ghuttu village. District: Chamoli
Nearest Town: Uttarakshi
Trek Length: 23 km
Adviory: Mushrooms found in the area are mostly not of the edible kind, they can be poisonous.
Best Time to Visit: April to October
Things to Carry
- Walking stick
- Hiking shoes
- Woolen clothes
- Water, juices, snacks
- Electric torch
- Medical kit
- A good compass
- An extra pair of clothes
Other Attractions in the Vicinity
Uttarkashi: It is an important pilgrimage centre for Hindus. Located at an elevation of 1,150 m above sea level, Uttarkashi is known for its sacred temples. It houses Vishwanath Temple, Gyaneshwar Temple, Ekadash Rudra Temple and Kuteti Devi Temple. During the ˜Magh Mela, which is organised every year, people visit Uttarkashi to take a holy dip in the Bhagirathi.
Son Prayag: Son Prayag lies at the confluence of Basuki and Mandakini rivers on the main Kedarnath route. Its located at an elevation of 1829 m. The place is 14 km from Triyuginarayan. Son Prayag is a holy site for the followers of Hindu religion.