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About Kedarnath Mandir & Kedarnath Yatra

Kedarnath dham is one of the most sacred pilgrimages of Lord Shiva situated at a height of 3586 metres in Uttarakhand. The Kedarnath town has gained popularity because of the presence of Kedarnath Temple, which is one of the Chota Char Dham temples and 12 Jyotirlingas in India. Moreover, it is one of the most important Panch Kedar temples in Uttaranchal.

The Kedarnath Yatra is known for its steep and long trek. Since trekking to Kedarnath is difficult, many people go for Kedarnath Yatra by helicopter from Phata. There are many hidden treasures in Kedarnath and you can enjoy some awesome adventurous experiences on your way to Kedarnath dham.

Kedarnath Yatra starts when the dwar ( gate) of kedarnath temple opens in the month of April-May on Akshya Tritriya, this yatra keeps on going till Diwali. After Diwali Shiva Idol is carried down to Ukhimath in Omkareshwar Temple, where lord shiva is worshipped for another six months during the winter season.

JOURNEY TO KEDARNATH DHAM

How To Plan Kedarnath Temple Yatra

Kedarnath Dham Yatra is not only important only to achieve salvation but also it’s considered that whatever sins you have committed can be forgiven by lord shiva. Once in a lifetime you must plan to visit Kedarnath Temple.

If you are planning to visit only Kedarnath Dham, you must plan to start from either Haridwar to Kedarnath or Dehradun to Kedarnath or Rishikesh to Kedarnath or Delhi to Kedarnath because these 4 cities are easiest origin cities to start your journey to Kedarnath Temple, Uttarakhand. If you want to start your trip from Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Bangalore , Mumbai or any part of the country, you must arrive first in these above 4 cities to start your yatra for Kedarnath Temple, Uttarakhand.

Kedarnath Route

Best & Shortest Routes to Kedarnath Temple Yatra

Below are some of the shortest and fastest routes to reach Kedarnath Temple ( In Hindi “ Kedarnath Ka Mandir” ), you can choose as per your origin city from where you are starting your Kedarnath trip.

  • HARIDWAR - RUDRAPRAYAG - GUPTKASHI - SITAPUR - SONPRAYAG - GAURIKUND - KEDARNATH TEMPLE
  • DEHRADUN - RUDRAPRAYAG - GUPTKASHI - SITAPUR - SONPRAYAG - GAURIKUND - KEDARNATH TEMPLE
  • RISHIKESH - RUDRAPRAYAG - GUPTKASHI - SITAPUR - SONPRAYAG - GAURIKUND - KEDARNATH TEMPLE
  • DELHI - HARIDWAR - RISHIKESH - RUDRAPRAYAG - GUPTKASHI - SITAPUR - SONPRAYAG - GAURIKUND - KEDARNATH TEMPLE

KEDARNATH TOUR PACKAGE

There are only 3 ways of travelling to Kedarnath Temple, firstly you can choose to travel by Uttarakhand Transport Bus, secondly you can choose to travel by taxi or thirdly you can travel by Kedarnath Helicopter. Uttarakhand Transport Bus is only for those passengers who have enough time and also who wants to have budget trip to kedarnath. Kedarnath Yatra by Helicopter can be done from phata or dehradun by booking a helicopter ticket to kedarnath temple, but mostly preferred way of travelling to sitapur/sonprayag is by booking a taxi to kedarnath ji temple.

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KEDARNATH TOUR PACKAGE

There are only 3 ways of travelling to Kedarnath Temple, firstly you can choose to travel by Uttarakhand Transport Bus,secondly you can choose to travel by taxi or thirdly you can travel by Kedarnath Helicopter. Uttarakhand Transport Bus is only for those passengers who have enough time and also who wants to have budget trip to kedarnath. Kedarnath Yatra by Helicopter can be done from phata or dehradun by booking a helicopter ticket to kedarnath temple, but mostly preferred way of travelling to sitapur/sonprayag is by booking a taxi to kedarnath ji temple.

Kedarnath Yatra becomes very easy if travelers find a true trip advisor or travel assistant , who makes trip hassle free by guiding the best hotels, providing knowledgeable & safe drivers & by customising a budget kedarnath tour package.

Rs 15,600 ( All Inclusive) **

For 2 Nights / 3 Days

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Sonprayag - Gaurikund
Highly Recommended Tour

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Rs 19,800 ( All Inclusive) **

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2 Adults + 2 Children
Kedarnath Temple Darshan
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Best Family Choice

Choice For Relaxing Tour

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For 4 Nights / 5 Days

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BEST DEALS ON HOTELS IN KEDARNATH

Kedarnath Hotel Booking becomes easy if you find the right travel company, which not only guides you where to stay for Kedarnath Yatra but also guides you the budget & deluxe hotels near Kedarnath Temple. Booking for hotels can be done with GMVN Kedarnath or with Booking.Com by you but if you want a right travel itinerary with best & budget accommodation in kedarnath for your family stay, you need a knowledgeable travel advisor to make your trip tension free.

There are not 5-star hotels & resorts on the way to Kedarnath but there are many lodges, ashrams and budget hotels in Kedarnath. Due to floods, a lot of local hotels and lodges were destroyed. So, most people book hotels near Gaurikund as the 16-km trek begins from Gaurikund to Kedarnath Temple. Since Kedarnath is a popular pilgrim centre, the hotels are booked and you might not get the desired room, especially during the Chota Char Dham Yatra season. So, it is best to check different options and book hotels online in advance. To get the best of both worlds, simply visit Travelodesk and enjoy a comfortable stay as well as commute with our Kedarnath hotel and taxi booking services.

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PLACES TO VISIT IN KEDARNATH

Kedarnath is surrounded by tall, snowy mountains, and during summer grassy meadows cover the valleys. Here are some of the best places to visit in Kedarnath.

  • Kedarnath Temple – The Kedarnath Temple is the major pilgrim centre in Uttarakhand. It was built by Adi Shankaracharya. It stands next to the site of previous temple built by the Pandavas .The Lord Shiva temple has a “GarbhaGriha” for worship. The Kedarnath Mandir timings are from 4 am to 3 pm and 5 pm to 9 pm. The Kedarnath Yatra 2019 started from 9th May and would end on 29th October.

  • Chorabari Lake - Chorabari Tal is a small lake that holds crystal clear water. It is recognized as Gandhi Sarovar as Mahatma Gandhi once did meditation here. The peaceful surroundings drive all the visitors to feel the inner connection with the universe. There is a beautiful Madhu Ganga waterfall on the way to Chorabari Lake, which is a must visit if you want to click amazing photographs.

  • Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi - Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi is located just behind Kedarnath Mandir. There is a hot water spring here, which is believed to be formed by Adi Shankaracharya. Pilgrims believe that a dip in this holy water will remove all their sufferings. So, it is one of the most popular places to visit in Kedarnath.

  • Bhairavnath Temple - >Bhairavnath temple is devoted to Bhairav who is the appearance of Lord Shiva related to destruction and devastation. He is defined as Kshetrapal who's the protector of the Kedarnath temple and the complete Kedarnath valley in winter, when the temple is closed. To reach there, pilgrims have to trek to Bhairavnath Temple from Kedarnath Temple.

  • Rudra Cave - Rudra Cave is an underground meditation cave constructed by the Nehru Mountaineering Institute in the Himalayan range. It is the perfect place for meditation and has every facility a meditator wouldn’t normally look for. Food, telephone and power are provided to the individual. Rudra Cave is located at the other end of the Mandakini River.

  • Gaurikund – Gaurikund Temple is a temple dedicated to Goddess Parvati, also known as Gauri, the wife of Lord Shiva. With divine serenity and amazing greenery all around, the tourists here can also enjoy the beauty of the Vasuki Ganga flowing peacefully from below.

HARIDWAR TO KEDARNATH TAXI FARE & CAB OPTIONS

There are many ways to reach Kedarnath, but the most convenient way is to book cabs online for a comfortable trip. The nearest airport from Kedarnath is the Jolly Grant Airport at Dehradun , which is at a distance of about 250 kms. And Rishikesh railway station is the nearest railway station to Kedarnath. Gaurikund point is the place where roads to Kedarnath terminate and from here, pilgrims have to take a 16-km trek to Kedarnath Temple. Although there are local buses and shared Jeeps to Gaurikund, if you have a comfortable ride by hiring taxis from Haridwar to Sonprayag, you’ll be all set for the trek.

You can choose from different car rental options at Travelodesk and book one online within minutes! We offer chauffeur-driven AC cabs so that you can sit back and enjoy the pleasant Kedarnath weather. You can travel as per your convenience and take short pitstops, whenever you want. Your safety is our priority, so we offer well-maintained taxis with experienced chauffeurs who will guide you through the hilly route. You may book one way outstation cabs from Dehradun to Kedarnath or local taxis in Gaurikund at affordable fares through Travelodesk’s great deals on online cab booking. If you’re planning for a Kedarnath Yatra by helicopter, you may hire cars from Dehradun or Rishikesh to Phata helipad.

Below are some of taxi types & their deals for Kedarnath Yatra from Haridwar / Dehradun / Rishikesh but you can customise your trip as per your number of passengers travelling & the number of days you have for your kedarnath temple yatra.

Most Popular and Affordable Cab For Local and Outstation Cab Booking in India

INR 12500**

For 2 Nights / 3 Days

Kedarnath Trip
By Sedan Cab

Choice of Small Family
A 4×4 SUV Vehicle Mostly Preferred for Hillstation Trips by Families in India

INR 17500**

For 2 Nights / 3 Days

Kedarnath Tour
By Mahindra Bolero

Budget Family Choice
An Upgraded Mini Van Car Model of Toyota Innova Mostly Preferred for Family Local and Outstation Trips in India

INR 24950**

For 2 Nights / 3 Days

Kedarnath Darshan
By Toyota Innova Crysta

Family Choice More Comfort
A Mini Bus Vehicle Mostly Chosen By Big Families and Groups Going on Long Outstation Trips in India

INR 32500**

For 2 Nights / 3 Days

Kedarnath Travel
By Tempo Traveler/Mini Bus

A Big Happy Family Choice

Apart from religious significance, Kedarnath Temple offers mesmerizing views of the Himalayan mountains and valleys. When you’re so close to nature, you definitely want to explore more. And there are many beautiful sightseeing places near Kedarnath that you just can’t miss out on.

HARIDWAR TO KEDARNATH TAXI FARE & CAB OPTIONS

There are many ways to reach Kedarnath, but the most convenient way is to book cabs online for a comfortable trip. The nearest airport from Kedarnath is the Jolly Grant Airport at Dehradun , which is at a distance of about 250 kms. And Rishikesh railway station is the nearest railway station to Kedarnath. Gaurikund point is the place where roads to Kedarnath terminate and from here, pilgrims have to take a 16-km trek to Kedarnath Temple. Although there are local buses and shared Jeeps to Gaurikund, if you have a comfortable ride by hiring taxis from Haridwar to Sonprayag, you’ll be all set for the trek.

You can choose from different car rental options at Travelodesk and book one online within minutes! We offer chauffeur-driven AC cabs so that you can sit back and enjoy the pleasant Kedarnath weather. You can travel as per your convenience and take short pitstops, whenever you want. Your safety is our priority, so we offer well-maintained taxis with experienced chauffeurs who will guide you through the hilly route. You may book one way outstation cabs from Dehradun to Kedarnath or local taxis in Gaurikund at affordable fares through Travelodesk’s great deals on online cab booking. If you’re planning for a Kedarnath Yatra by helicopter, you may hire cars from Dehradun or Rishikesh to Phata helipad.

Below are some of taxi types & their deals for Kedarnath Yatra from Haridwar / Dehradun / Rishikesh but you can customise your trip as per your number of passengers travelling & the number of days you have for your kedarnath temple yatra.

Most Popular and Affordable Cab For Local and Outstation Cab Booking in India

INR 12500**

For 2 Nights / 3 Days

Kedarnath Trip
By Sedan Cab

Choice of Small Family
A 4×4 SUV Vehicle Mostly Preferred for Hillstation Trips by Families in India

INR 17500**

For 2 Nights / 3 Days

Kedarnath Tour
By Mahindra Bolero

Budget Family Choice
An Upgraded Mini Van Car Model of Toyota Innova Mostly Preferred for Family Local and Outstation Trips in India

INR 24950**

For 2 Nights / 3 Days

Kedarnath Darshan
By Toyota Innova Crysta

Family Choice More Comfort
A Mini Bus Vehicle Mostly Chosen By Big Families and Groups Going on Long Outstation Trips in India

INR 32500**

For 2 Nights / 3 Days

Kedarnath Travel
By Tempo Traveler/Mini Bus

A Big Happy Family Choice

Apart from religious significance, Kedarnath Temple offers mesmerizing views of the Himalayan mountains and valleys. When you’re so close to nature, you definitely want to explore more. And there are many beautiful sightseeing places near Kedarnath that you just can’t miss out on.

PLACES TO VISIT NEAR KEDARNATH DHAM

The Kedarnath Yatra and local sightseeing can be completed in two days. For a perfect Uttarakhand getaway, you can add all these nearby tourist attractions to your Kedarnath tour package itinerary and simply hire cabs to visit all these amazing places near Kedarnath Dham.

  • Badrinath – Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, Badrinath is one of the four Bada and Chota Char Dham destinations. Situated on the banks of Alaknanda River, the distance from Kedarnath to Badrinath is around 40 kms, which can be easily covered by booking one way cabs from Kedarnath. Most pilgrims plan to go for Do Dham Yatra, which includes Kedarnath and Badrinath as these are the major Hindu holy places. The Badrinath Temple timings are from 4.30 am to 1 pm and 4 pm to 9 pm. You can spend a day or two here and explore all the amazing sightseeing places in Badrinath.

  • Chopta - Chopta is a beautiful hill station and a popular trekking destination in Uttarakhand. It is enclosed by meadows and evergreen forest with mind-blowing views of the Himalayan ranges. Chopta attracts Indian as well as foreign tourists and trekkers all-round the year because of its natural beauty. The distance from Kedarnath to Chopta is around 43 kms.

  • Gangotri – World famous for the Gangotri Temple which is one of the holy places among the Chota Char Dham Yatra in Uttarakhand, Gangotri is a small town surrounded by snowy mountains, valleys and rivers. Apart from the temple dedicated to Goddess Ganga, trekking in Gangotri is also popular as there are great adventurous excursions from there.

KEDARNATH WEATHER

The best time to visit Kedarnath and all the nearby places is from May to October as the weather is pleasant and that’s the Kedarnath Yatra season. So, plan your Uttarakhand trip accordingly as the temple is closed in winters due to extremely cold temperatures.

Kedarnath temperature is very good between may to november month but after november it starts getting cold and during December & January months , it’s snowfall. This years snowfall did not not stop till April month that's why Kedarnath Yatra was started a little late. Kedarnath weather is between 5 °C to 20 °C , which is good for children & senior travelers also.

Most of the pilgrims visit during may & june month due to holidays but the best time to visit kedarnath temple is between september & october months due to mild weather & favourable road conditions to kedarnath ji.

HOW TO REACH KEDARNATH

If you are planning to come by flight, nearest airport to kedarnath temple is Dehradun Airport & Delhi Airport. You can plan your flight from Chennai, Mumbai, Bangalore or Kolkata to Dehradun or Delhi after that you need to travel by taxi to Sitapur/ Sonprayag from where you need to trek for 16 kms if you have not booked your helicopter tickets from phata to kedarnath temple. If you can’t trek to kedarnath temple, you can hire a pony ( khachhar) to kedarnath ji , it’s comfortable only for young & children but not for old age people.

But if you are planning to come by train then nearest railway station to kedarnath temple is Haridwar/Rishikesh Railway Station & Dehradun Railway Station, You can book your train well in advance to reach Haridwar/Rishikesh or Dehradun, from where you need to hire a taxi to Sitapur/Sonprayag to start your journey to kedarnath ji temple.

YOU MAY ALSO PLAN TO VISIT

If you have enough days for your trip to Uttarakhand, below are some important dham yatra temples - Badrinath, Yamunotri & Gangotri, which you can cover along with your kedarnath temple. You may plan to visit these temples yatra also

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