A photo tour of Kartikswami Temple
This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva’s son Kartikeya. The region surrounding Kartikswami Temple is abundant in varied natural beauty and the splendid Himalayan range acts as its backdrop.
Kartikswami Temple is located 38 kms from Rudraprayag on Rudraprayag-Pokhri Road. It is situated at an altitude of 3048 mts and can be reached by 3 kms trek from Kanakchauri village.
KartikSwami is also known as Kartik Murugan Swami in South India. Kartik Swami Temple is a highly revered shrine set amidst serene environs and offers magnificent views of the snow-clad Himalayas which fills the heart with awe and delight.
Check out the Complete Photo Tour of Kartikswami Temple from Rudraprayag
- Journey from Rudraprayag to Kanakchauri
- Kanak Chauri Village
- Trekking to Kartik Swami
- Bhairon Temple (mandir)
- Kartik Swami Temple
- Sunset and winterline views from Kartikswami
- Accommodation in Kanakchauri
Every year a huge festival and holy Yagna is celebrated at the temple for 11 days during first half of June month. During these 11 days, idol of lord Kartik Swami would stay in temple and for rest of the year it stays and worshiped in nearby village named Swanri.