There are various temples which are more than 200 holy places devoted to Lord Shiva in Chamoli region, the imperative one is Kedarnath. The place of pilgrimage of Kedarnath is very scenically placed which is situated on the royal mountains cloak of the Garhwal Hills, and is covered by full of high snow mountains and verdant pasture casing the valleys. Kedarnath at the top of the Mandakini River is an extremely holy pilgrimage of the Hindus. It is to be found at the elevation of 11,742 ft (3580 m), is a well-known pilgrim location for Lord Shiva followers. It is a 14 km trek from Gaurikund.
The additional four locations where Shiva is adoration get their appearance from different parts of his body – the face at Rudranath, the arms at Tungnath, the tangled hair at Kalpeshwar and the naval at Madmaheshwar. The final four all along with Kedarnath are well known by the Panch Kedar.
The Kedarnath Tour holy place, one of the Jyotirlinga of Lord Shiva among the 12, is a pleasing place is to be found, next to the surroundings of the imperial Kedarnath Yatra series. Kedar which is another name of Lord Shiva the shield and the demolisher. It is said by folklore, that after having a great victory of Pandavas over the Kaurava in the war of Kurukshetra, after that they felt culpable by killed their own brothers and wanted the blessing of Lord Shiva for salvation.
- Kedarnath darshan
- Scenic drive on the hills
- Rishikesh visit
- Panch prayag visit
- Aarti darshan experience
Kedarnath Yatra Itinerary Package
Day 1 :Delhi – Haridwar (210 Kms, 6 Hours approx)
To make a short trip from Delhi to Haridwar. After reaching Haridwar check-in hotel and the remaining day is free in which at evening one can visit for Har-Ki-Puri to attend the Aarti.
Day 2 :Haridwar – Guptkashi (210 Kms, 7 Hours Approx)
After taking a breakfast check out from the hotel and then make a drive to Guptkashi. Stopovers here book the hotel, in evening visit the well-known temple of Kashi Vishwanath at Guptkashi and after that return to hotel.
Day 3 :Guptkashi – Gaurikund- Kedarnath (35 Km & 14 Km)
In the early morning leave for Gaurikund, from which start the trek to Kedarnath which is 14km far and at that time visitor can prefer by pony or by horse or by walk at own price. After reaching the Kedarnath check in hotel, take some rest and in evening go for Shankaracharya Samadhi at the back of the temple and attend the evening Aarti.
Day 4 :Kedarnath – Rishikesh (14Km Down Trek & 225 km)
Early morning go for temple Darshan after temple Darshan return to Hotel. After having the breakfast trek down to Gaurikund. Afterward to make a drive to Rishikesh, after reaching stay in hotel for the Overnight stay in Rishikesh.
Day 5 :Rishikesh – Delhi (230 Km, 7 Hours Approx)
In the Morning after having a breakfast makes a drive return to Delhi. At Delhi moves to airport/railway station to catch the flight/train for your home.
- Kedarnath yatra
- Meals as per itinerary
- Stays as per itinerary
- Pick up and drop off service
- Transportation charges
- Any expense of personal nature
- Extra charges in case of an emergency
- Any meals not in the itinerary
- Pony ride, doli service, camera charges etc
- Anything not mentioned in the inclusions section
Frequently Asked Questions
Q.Is kedarnath trek difficult?
A. Yes. The Kedarnath pilgrimage is one of the most challenging pilgrimages in india.
Q.What can I expect during the Kedarnath trek?
A. Kedarnath trek is 18 kms long and is constantly steep throughout.
Q.Which months are the best for trekking in Kedarnath?
A. May and June are the best months to go to Kedarnath via the trekking route.
Q.How many days are enough for the Kedarnath yatra?
A. If going on foot, a minimum of 3 to 4 days is enough. A helicopter trip to Kedarnath can be done in one day.
Q.When does it snow in Kedarnath?
A. The months of October to February sees intense snow cover in Kedarnath.