One of the most significant and beautiful pilgrimage centers of the Hindus, Guptakashi is located in the Rudraprayag district of the state of Uttarakhand and is just 45 Kms south of Kedarnath. It is situated on the way of Kedarnath, on a ridge 1319 m above sea level on the west side of the River Mandakini. It is one of the important towns of Uttarakhand primarily because of its ancient Vishwanath temple and Ardhnareshwar temple.
Guptakashi is enveloped with a beautiful blanket of nature beauty and a large number of religious places. Guptakashi Travel guide is full of references to the mesmerizing sceneries and religious heritage. It has the picturesque background of the snow covered peaks of Chaukhamba and has a favourable weather round the year. Legend reveals that Lord Shiva proposed to Goddess Parvati at Guptakashi before they got married in the small village named as Triyuginarayan.