Ukhimath is religious palace where Kedarnath ji comes in winter season. Tungnath is also comes in Ukhimath in winter. Ukhimath is also write Okhimath. It is part of district Rudraprayag & 90 km far from there. Ukhimath (likewise composed Okhimath) is a residential area and a Hindu journey site in Rudraprayag locale, Uttarakhand, India. It is arranged at a height of 1311 meters and at a separation of 41 km from Rudraprayag. Amid the winters, the icons from Kedarnath sanctuary, and Madhyamaheshwar are conveyed to Ukhimath and adored here for a half year. Ukhimath can be utilized as focus goal for going to better places found adjacent, i.e. Madhmaheshwar (Second kedar), Tungnath (Third kedar) and Deoria Tal (a characteristic new water lake) and numerous other pleasant places. There are many hotels in Ukhimath to stay.
According to Hindu Mythology, Wedding of Usha (Daughter of Vanasur) and Anirudh (Grandson of Lord Krishna) was solemnized here. By name of Usha this place was named as Ushamath, now known as Ukhimath. Ruler Mandhata repentances Lord Shiva here. Amid winter the Utsav Doli of Lord Kedarnath is conveyed from Kedarnath to this place. Winter puja of Lord Kedarnath and year-round puja of Lord Omkareshwar is performed here.This sanctuary is arranged at Ukhimath which is at a separation of 41 km from Rudraprayag.
Ukhimath has numerous other old sanctuaries committed to a few Gods and Goddesses, for example, Usha, Shiva, Aniruddha, Parvati and Mandhata. Arranged out and about interfacing Guptkashi with Gopeshwar, the blessed town is for the most part possessed by the head ministers of Kedarnath known as Rawals. Ukhimath has an All India Radio Relay station known as Akashvani Ukhimath. It communicates on FM frequencies.
Hindu folklore expresses that the Devas washed in this lake thus the name. The lake is likewise accepted to be the "Indra Sarovar" alluded to in the Puranas by meandering, Hindu beggars Sadhus. It is additionally trusted that it was the place from where the strong Pandavas were asked inquiries by Yaksha. As per local people it was likewise said that this lake was worked by Bheem who was most grounded among the Pandavas to conciliate his thirst and Yudhister who was the smartest recommended Bheem to fabricate his own lake.
Chopta is a little locale of glades and evergreen timberland range which is a piece of Kedarnath untamed life asylum situated in Uttarakhand state, India and a base for trekking to Tungnath, third sanctuary of Panch Kedar, which lies 3.5 kilometers (2.2 mi) away. Situated at a separation of 1.5 kilometers (0.93 mi) from Tungnath is Chandrashila, an ascending to more than 4,000 meters (13,000 ft).
The Tunganath is permanently connected to the cause of the Panch Kedar sanctuaries worked by the Pandavas. The legend expresses that wise Vyas Rishi exhorted the Pandavas that since they were at fault of killing their own relatives (Kauravas, their cousins) amid the Mahabharata war or Kurukshetra war, their demonstration could be acquitted just by Lord Shiva. Thus, the Pandavas went looking for Shiva who was staying away from them since he was persuaded of the blame of Pandavas.
Ukhimath can be visited by whenever of the year. The town has a delightful summer climate with agreeable temperatures and cool wind while the winters are calm icy yet exceptionally excellent. Overwhelming woolens will be required to overcome the cool in the winters here. The town looks exquisite throughout the entire year loaded with greenery and a climate of deep sense of being.
By Air :-
Jolly Grant Airport is 210km from Ukhimath. Jolly Grant Airport is a nearest airport to Ukhimath well connected to motor able road you can take easily taxi from outside the Airport.
Rishikesh is nearest railway station of from Ukhimath. The distance between Rishikesh and Ukhimath 190 km. Taxi and buses are easily available outside the railway station.
You can take private buses and Taxis from Delhi till Rishikesh or Haridwar. Ukhimath is located on NH 07.