Omkar Ratneshwar Mahadev Temple in Sari Village

Omkar Ratneshwar Mahadev Temple in Sari Village

Omkar Ratneshwar Mahadev temple in Sari village, a prominent trekker’s base camp, and the weekend gateway destination. For those who want to escape from the hustle and bustle life, by spending time with nature enjoying the scenic view and serenity of the place. This amazing village is in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand. What makes this place vacation destination is the stunning sight of nature covered in lush greenery.

The beautiful display of colours by nature along with the birds chirping and the colourful butterfly in the midst of the oak and rhododendron trees makes visitors awe stuck. During winter this place receives snowfall, the entire region covers with beautiful white carpet along with this snow on the tips of the oka trees makes this place look heavenly.

This sari hamlet offers adventure activities like trekking and the scenic beauty of nature. It is also well known for the Omkar Ratneshwar Mahadev temple which is popularly known as Devariya Nag temple. A temple that is dedicated to the Snake God (Naga Devatha).

How to reach this place?

One can reach this temple by trekking 1 km from the Sari Village. Two different routes are available to reach the Sari village which is the first route is Gopeshwar, Mandal and sari village. Another route is through the Rudraprayag, Ukhimath, and Sari village. The nearest railways are Rishikesh whereas the nearest airway is the Jolly grant.

Sari Village
Sari Village

Deoriatal Lake

A bewitching beauty in the midst of the lush green forest and the mountains. The clear waters reflect the magnificent images of the mountain along with nature makes trekkers wonder stuck at this Tal. This Tal is located near Sari Village. One has to trek further one more extra km uphill. To reach this Deorial Tal from the Omkar Ratneshwar Mahadev Temple. However, as it is located in the Kedarnath Musk Deer Sanctuary one can sight animals in the early morning if you’re lucky enough. Many trekkers opt for an overnight stay. To sight the animals early in the morning which comes near the Tal to drink the water.

Omkar Ratneshwar Mahadev Temple

This holy shrine is built in similar to the architecture of the Kedarnath and the Tunganath Temples. Whereas here on the Shiva linga here is a copper coil that resembles the snake. Another astonishing thing about the temple is when water is poured on the Shiva Linga it flows down in the form of the Snake.

Trekking Tips

Littering inside and around the temple and the Tal area is a punishable offence. Hence make sure you be responsible to avoid polluting this place.

If your trekking to Deorial Tal via the Omkar Ratneshwar Mahadev Temple, it is advisable to trek in a group than solo. As venturing alone in the night time is not advisable near the Tal as dangerous wild animals will be roaming free here.

Carry the required amount of cash with you. Since it is a remote location you won’t be able to access any ATM here. The Last ATM available area near Ukhimath.

Phone signals won’t be proper near this area so it is advisable to make any important call near Sari village.

Places to visit near Omkar Ratneshwar Mahadev Temple

Chandrashila Trek

The magnificent Moon Rock as many ancient legends is the place where Lakshman’s brother of Lord Rama meditated after killing Demon Ravan. This the place where Demi-God Chandra Bhagavan Did Penance. On this Chandranath Pravat suite Tungaanth temple. One of the Pancha Kedra Temples. It is a popular trekking destination in Uttarakhand which is open entire year.


The divine pilgrimage place is popular for the winter charm Dham circuit. During winter when Kedarnath and Madmaheshwar Temples closes. Their Ustava Murathi idols are brought here. Hence six months rituals for god done here. Devotees who cant visit Kedarnath can visit here in winter and get the blessing of Lord Shiva.


This mini Switzerland of India is not much visited by the visitors. Visit this Chopta to explore the unexplored nature’s beauty. Moreover, this place is the trekking base for the Tunganath and the Chandrashila which provides the dazzling view of the Himalayan peaks like Nanda Devi, Trishul Mountain peaks.


Plan a visit to Omkar Ratneshwar Mahadev Temple (snake god temple). Hence, along with the Amazing Sari Village and the emerald lake Deorial Tal.






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