(Last Updated on : 29/04/2014)
Tapovan lies at an altitude of 4463 metres, close to the Gangotri Glacier. It lies by a natural Lord Shiva
Linga peak that rises 6554 metres. In fact it is the base camp for the Shiva Linga in the Uttaranchal hills. It is called Tapovan because Sadhus
have performed penances here to realise the absolute truth. This place is visited by thousands of tourists every year. A beautiful view of the Bhagirathi peaks can be obtained from Tapovan.
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