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The mystic Tarakund with a clear lake and revered ancient temple amidst lofty Himalayas is sure to captivate anyone by its charm.


Location: 49 km from Pauri
Altitude: 2, 200 meters ASL
Attractions: Lake and ancient temple
What To Do: Walk along the picturesque lake and worship at temple
Best Time to Visit: May to October (except monsoon)

Tarakund, situated at an altitude of 2, 200 meters ASL, is a picturesque destination amidst snow capped Himalayas in Chariserh Development Area of Uttarakhand state in India.

Tarakund is a place with scenic grandeur clubbed with mystic environs. It offers a breathtaking view of the snow white higher Himalayas that is sure to leave any visitor spellbound.

Tarakund is well known for its shimmering lake and a revered ancient temple. Trek to Tarakund is truly captivating and attracts a huge number of tourists from all over the world every year. Thus, the enchanting Himalayan destination of Tarakund more than satisfies both, the trekker tourist and the pilgrim.

To get to Tarakund, one needs to drive upto Padani which is about 44 km from Pauri. From Padani, Tarakund is a 5 km trek.

How To Reach
By road, one can drive upto Padani which is 44 km from Pauri and then trek 5 km to reach Tarakund. Nearest railhead is at Rishikesh and nearest airport is Jolly Grant (Dehradun).