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Before Sunrise


Well known for the story of Sati, the Kunjapuri Devi Temple, one of the 3 Siddha Peeths in Tehri district of Uttarakhand, is the highest point on the Kunjapuri slope, 1676 m above sea level and at a distance of 25 km from Rishikesh.
This beautiful temple atop a hill is surrounded by scintillating Himalayas and snowy peaks such as Swarga Rohini, Gangotri, Banderpunch and Chaukhamba, an unparalleled spot to experience the clear and radiant sunrise from behind the eternal Himalayas.

Visiting Kunjapuri? A trek not to be missed.

Kunjapuri Down-hill Trek

While you might want to visit the temple and spend some time offering prayers, seeing sunrise or meditating, we put on to a really wonderful downhill trek along nature, beautiful panoramic views, traditional Himalayan houses, locals and much more.


Our Plan

We drive up to the Kunjapuri Temple to see the sunrise, spend some time there and have a savoury breakfast. Continuing with the trek, we start downhill covering a stretch of 13 km, take a pit stop at the Neer Gaddu waterfall, one of the most famous natural waterfalls in Rishikesh, spend a little more time there and return to the hostel.

  • Wear comfortable clothes and footwear
  • Carry a Towel
  • Clothes to change
  • Something to keep you warm

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Blue Jay

Blue Jay Hostel, Opposite Ayur Park, Near SBI Bank, Jonk, Badrinath Rd, Tapovan, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249201