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Kunjapuri Temple Sunrise Trek, Rishikesh

Are you in Rishikesh, Haridwar or Dehradun? If yes, then make Kunjapuri Sunrise Trek your next destination. In the lap of the lower Himalayas of Garhwal, this trek unfolds like a dreamscape of wonders waiting to be discovered. Kunjapuri Temple Sunrise Trek will exemplify spirituality with adventure and will make you lucky to be in Garhwal amidst sunrise. Kunjapuri Sunrise Trek is not just an expedition; It is a journey to an untouched region where the beauty of nature is at the centre. Enter the heart of adventure with Kunjapuri Trek and discover a seamless blend of spirituality and nature’s charm. This temple is an ancient Siddha Peetha, made of a part of the hair of Goddess Sati when she gave up her life. The part of the hair is called “Kunj“, after which the temple got its name, Kunjapuri.

Located 24 km from Rishikesh, 55 km from Dehradun, and 40 km from Haridwar, Kunjapuri Sunrise Trek is one of the most accessible treks. Rishikesh is the nearest city for the trek, from where you can leave for Kunjapuri Trek. This temple is about 1,675 meters above sea level, giving you a panoramic sunrise view. This trek starts from Kunjapuri temple, which takes you through the Garhwal landscape to the secret waterfalls near Rishikesh (Tapovan).

  • Pick Up – Rishikesh
  • Starting Kunjapuri Temple
  • Ending – Secret Waterfall (Tapovan)
  • Sunrise Point – Kunjapuri Temple
  • Duration – 5 to 6 Hours (One-Day Trek)
  • Trekking Distance  12 Km
  • Trek Route – Kunjapuri Temple Dharkot Neer Screat Waterfall Tapovan Rishikesh

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Kunjapuri Temple Sunrise Trek Route Map

Kunjapuri Sunrise Trek Map

Kunjapuri Temple Sunrise Trek Package Cost

Kunjapuri trek package price starts from Rs 1950/per person (group price) and goes up to Rs 4500/per person (single person price). In the Kunjapuri trek package from Rishikesh, Trip Tradition offers proper transportation to Kunjapuri, meals during the trek, an experienced guide, trekking gear, and local sightseeing.

Kunjapuri Trek Package

Distance/ Duration


Kunjapuri Single-Person Package

24 Km (5-6 Hours)

INR 4500/-

Kunjapuri 2-Person Package

24 Km (5-6 Hours)

INR 5500/-

Kunjapuri 3-Person Package

24 Km (5-6 Hours)

INR 7700/-

Kunjapuri 5 to 6-Person Group Package

24 Km (6-7 Hours)

INR 1950/ Person

  • Explore a seamless journey from Rishikesh to Kunjapuri.
  • Get to know the local attractions and culture of Garhwal village closely.
  • Chandrabadini and Kedar Dhom ranges, the major peaks of the Himalayas, can be seen from the Kunjapuri temple.
  • Be a part of a refreshing trekking adventure with professional guides.
  • Find the perfect mix of adventure and tranquillity while creating unforgettable memories.


  • Transportation from Rishikesh to Kunjapuri, & trek to Tapovan, Rishikesh.
  • All trekking equipment.
  • Trekking Permit & Waterfall Entry
  • All Sightseeing during trekking.
  • Breakfast Morning Meals.
  • Experienced Local Trek Leader.


  • Personal Expense.
  • Any Transport from outside of our office
  • Health & Travel Insurance.
  • Not mentioned in “Inclusions”.

One Day Itinerary: Arrive in Rishikesh and depart for Kunjapuri.

4:00 AM: Begin your day by assembling at the designated meeting point in Rishikesh. Our trekking team will be in Rishikesh to welcome you and ensure all the arrangements. We will leave for Kunjapuri Temple via Narendra Nagar.

4:30 AM: The drive will take around half an hour, and we will reach the temple by 4:30 AM. You can do meditation and yoga in the morning to prepare yourself for the whole day. Here, you will find some foreign guests doing yoga with you who come to Kunjapuri on a yoga tour.

5:00 AM: You will have time to feel the light orange sunlight falling on the temple premises. You will be exposed to the rays of the sun emanating from the Himalayan ranges from the east. We will be in Kunjapuri for about half an hour, where you can enjoy yoga, meditation and nearby attractions.

6:00 AM to 7:30 AM: We will start trekking via Dharkot, after breakfast cover Bhekarki Talli and Kurikhal villages. During trekking, you will be exposed to the culture of the villages of Garhwal.

10:30 AM: Our next stop will be Secret Waterfall, where you can spend some moments in the shade of nature and enjoy a bath in the waterfall.

11:30 AM: The trek will end with the last stop at Tapovan.

Note: This timing is designed to allow you to finish the trek between 11:00 am and 12 pm. We start our trek early to watch the sunrise and have enough time to make the most of the experience. Please customize the pace based on the comfort level of your group and consult the Trip Tradition team for guidance throughout the trip.

Booking Terms: 

You must pay 30% of the booking amount to book a journey. Upon receipt of this payment, you will receive a confirmation shortly. The balance amount should be paid on the day of arrival before commencing the journey.

Cancellation Terms:

  • Any cancellation on or before 30 days from the scheduled journey will not be deducted from the booking amount.
  • For cancellations 30 to 15 days before the scheduled journey, a cancellation fee of 50% of the booking amount will be deducted.
  • Cancellations within 7 days or less of the scheduled journey will attract a cancellation fee of 100% of the booking amount.
  • In case of a ‘No Show’ (immediate failure without prior cancellation), no refund will be issued under any circumstances.

Refund Terms: If your booking is canceled, any applicable refunds will be processed within 10 business days using the original payment method.

Confirmation Policy:

  • On successful booking, customers will receive a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours.
  • If the preferred time slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule will be arranged as per the customer’s choice, and a fresh confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
  • Customers may cancel their booking before confirmation, and a full refund will be processed.

Cancellation Policy:

  • Cancellation 3 days before the travel date will attract a cancellation fee of 0% of the total travel cost.
  • Cancellations made 1 to 3 days before the travel date will attract a cancellation fee of 40% of the total travel cost.
  • Cancellation between 0 hours to 1 day before the travel date will attract a cancellation fee of 100% of the total travel cost.

FAQs about Kunjapuri Temple Sunrise Trek

Kunjapuri temple is located in Tehri Garhwal district, 24 km from Rishikesh.

The Kunjapuri trek is approximately 12 kilometres long. It takes 5 to 6 hours to complete from Kunjapuri temple to Tapovan.

The Kunjapuri trek is considered easy to challenging. Although not overly easy, the climbing sections require moderate fitness.

The best way to reach Kunjapuri Temple from Rishikesh is by road. You can hire a taxi, take a local bus, or join a group tour that provides transportation. The journey takes 1 to 1.5 hours, depending on traffic and road conditions.

Kunjapuri is an ancient Sidhpeedha dedicated to Goddess Sati (wife of Lord Shiva). The temple offers fantastic panoramic views of the lower Himalayan ranges of Garhwal. It is a popular destination for sunrise and sunset seekers, trekkers and spiritual travellers.

The Kunjapuri trek Package costs INR 1500 per person depending on factors like transport, guide and additional services. Generally, if you are joining a group tour, the cost may include transport, guide fee and sometimes food. Private arrangements may cost INR 500 to 1000.

Kunjapuri Temple is about 1675 meters above sea level.