About Kedarnath Holidays - Kedarnath is a place where the heavens meet the earth. Dedicated to Lord Shiva who is worshipped as the ‘King of Kedar Kshetra’ or as Kedarnath the temple graces the banks of Mandakini River. This ancient temple is easily one of the most visited Hindu temples in the world and Atlas Travel brings to you bestselling Kedarnath tour packages. Booking a Kedarnath package never felt easier with Atlas Travel.
Be it dealing with the tricky trekking route of 16 kms or a helicopter trip to Kedarnath Atlas Travel has it all! Other than the packages Atlas Travel also gives you the opportunity to go sightseeing in some nearby tourist places of interest as well for a completely immersive experience. Ever since Adi Shankaracharya had established the Char Dham Yatra of Uttarakhand, it has been a pilgrimage that every pilgrim dreams of achieving. With Atlas Travel, your dreams will turn into reality!
Popular Kedarnath Tour Packages
Kedarnath Yatra Packages
No. of Days
Kedarnath Yatra from Delhi
4 Nights / 5 Days
Kedarnath Yatra by Helicopter
Do Dham Yatra Package
6 Nights / 7 Days
Set against the backdrop of Kedar dome mountain ranges in the Garhwal Himalayas, Kedarnath was built by the 8th-century philosopher, sage, and the propagator of Advaita Vedanta, Adi Shankaracharya.
Ever since its conception, this place of Shiva worship, which is also an important place of Jyotirlinga worship, has been a major place of pilgrimage among the Hindu population. Along with Kedarnath, other temples included in the Char Dham Yatra are Badrinath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri.
According to Hindu literary sources, the Kedarnath Temple, which is one of the highest located Shiva temples in the world, was once visited by the Pandava brothers while looking for Lord Shiva in order to ask for forgiveness for the Brahmahatya of the Kauravas.
Best Time to Visit Kedarnath
Kedarnath is located on an elevation of 11,755 feet above sea level so it is understood that the climate conditions here can be a bit unexpected and erratic. This has also been proven by the sudden flash flood of July 2013.
The best time to visit Kedarnath is during the summer months of May to early July. Avoid going there during the rainy season as the region remains susceptible to landslides and flooding situations.
The weather remains mostly sunny and clear during the day and the temperature remains between 9 to 20 degrees Celsius, but it gets very cold at night so pack your woolens wisely.
To make it easier, it is best to book a helicopter trip to Kedarnath if you wish to travel in comfort during the winter months of September to October / November.
How to Reach Kedarnath from Delhi
There is no direct connectivity to Kedarnath from Delhi. However, there are mainly 2 to 3 modes of transportation available for your convenience. A typical Kedarnath tour package from Delhi, Dehradun, Mumbai, and Haridwar will take you through Rishikesh and Haridwar.
To reach Kedarnath it is best to first start off your trip from either Delhi or Dehradun, depending on your choice of Kedarnath Yatra package here are the ways of getting to Kedarnath:
By Road: One of the most budget-friendly ways of getting to Kedarnath by Delhi is by reaching Haldwani by bus first and then booking a cab or taxi service up to Kedarnath.
There are many private and government buses available for this purpose. If you are also thinking about taking your own private car then is sure that you are adept at driving on the hills since the entire route is very scenic yet very challenging.
By Train: The nearest railway station for Kedarnath from Delhi is located in Rishikesh and Dehradun. Some people also prefer to go to Haldwani from Delhi and then book a cab service to Kedarnath from there.
From the Rishikesh railway station, which receives numerous trains from all major and minor cities of India, the temple is located at a distance of over 200 kms.
The IRCTC Kedarnath Package offers cheap online packages and attempts to encourage tourism in India. This package is also a part of the IRCTC Char Dham Yatra Package.
By Helicopter: If you are willing to spend some more bucks and are looking for a luxurious, comforting and quick trip to Kedarnath, without all the hassle of a vehicle changing and standing in long lines waiting for Darshan, then nothing is better than booking a Kedarnath Yatra Package by Helicopter.
The helicopter trip will start at the Sahastradhara Helipad in Dehradun and Atlas Travel offers the facility of Kedarnath Helicopter Booking as well.
Although a little bit expensive, helicopter ticket booking for Kedarnath is the perfect option for senior citizens, physically disabled individuals, people traveling with kids, and people who have a limited number of holidays for Char Dham.
Opening and Closing Dates of Kedarnath Dham
The dates of the opening and closing of the Char Dham temples of Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath are decided by the Char Dham temple committee and announced on the holy eve of Basant Panchami.
The dates are also decided according to the Hindu Panchang calendar that has been followed for centuries now. Here are the opening and closing dates of Kedarnath Dham Mandir for 2022:
Kedarnath Opening Date - 17th May 2022
Kedarnath Closing Date - 6th November 2022
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Places to Visit near Kedarnath
Being located amidst the high hills, scenic valleys, and lush green backdrops, if you are looking to visit more places in Kedarnath then here are some must-visit tourist places in Kedarnath:
Rudra Cave -Located at a 1 km uphill hike from the main temple of Kedarnath, this famous cave where our honorable Prime Minister Narendra Modi had spent a night.
Triyuginarayan Temple - Triyuginarayan Temple is an ancient temple that marks the place where Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati had gotten married. It is located 25 kms away from Kedarnath temple.
Gaurikund - Gaurikund is the starting point for the 18 kms of trekking trail leading up to the main temple of Kedarnath. Although it is a whole temple town, it is a place where you can spend a lot of time amidst natural beauty and peace.
Satopanth Trek - To feed your adventurous soul, going to the holy, triangular-shaped lake of blue-green water on an exciting and adrenaline-pumping trek can be the best idea!
Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary - Also known as Kedarnath musk deer sanctuary and spread out over a sprawling area of 975 sq. km. The sanctuary mainly aims at protecting the endangered musk deer.
Did you know that this wildlife sanctuary is the largest protected area in the western Himalayan region?
A. The hotels in Kedarnath offer all the basic amenities to ensure that you have a comfortable journey to the Lord. However, these hotels are not 5-star levels so don’t expect all the high-end amenities to be available here, also because for 6 months most of these hotels remain shut for the season.
Q.How Much Should A Kedarnath Trip Budget Be On An Average?
A. Trip to Kedarnath can cost 15,000 to 30,000 rupees and it will take about a week to get there and will include travels by bus, shared cabs, and jeeps.
Q.How Can I Get To Kedarnath From Noida?
A. Since Noida is in UP you can firstly either head to Delhi or the nearest railway station to your house and reach Haldwani, Rishikesh, or Dehradun. Since this Endeavour requires a lot of planning and experience, it would be best for you to book a Kedarnath package from Noida with Atlas Travel. This would save you a lot of time, money, and hassle.
Q.Which Is The Best Month To Visit Kedarnath?
A. Summertime from April to June is the best time to visit Kedarnath.
Q.How Many Days Are Required For Kedarnath?
A. Around 10 to 12 days are needed for a Trip to Char Dham with Kedarnath being the only temple that has the longest trek. A visit to just Kedarnath can take 4 to 5 days.