Kedarnath Yatra 2019
Kedarnath is located in Garhwal Himalayas, at a height of 3584 m above sea level on the banks of river Mandakini. Kedarnath has been in existence from the Mahabharata era when the Pandavas were supposed to please Lord Shiva by doing expiation. It has 200 Shrines of Lord Shiva. The temple was revived by the great Hindu philosopher, Adi Shankaracharya in the 8th century CE. There are two ways to reach Kedarnath, one of them is via foot for a steep 14 km trek through a paved path from Gaurikund and the other is by helicopter service. One can take horses or ponies to climb the steep path.
Another temple you can visit among Chardham is Badrinath temple which is situated in the lap of Nar and Narayan peaks having the Neelkanth peak in the background. Badrinath is a famous Hindus holy town in the state of Uttarakhand, India. Badrinath temple is the major attraction in Badrinath. You can book Badrinath Tour Package. Along with this you can even book and inquire about affordable rates for best class service Char Dham Tour Package. We also arrange helicopter services for Kedarnath yatra from Phata at best price. Call and book your helicopter today as limited seats are available.
Places to see: Kedarnath Temple, Gaurikund, Chorabari Tal, Vasuki Tal. Travel Time: 5hrs 30mins Weather: Summer 15 to 30 ℃ Pincode: 246445 STD code: 01372 Best Routes to Kedarnath: From Haridwar:125 kms From Rishikesh: 223 kms From Delhi NCR: 458 kms
HireMeCar provides taxi service to Kedarnath, from all the routes. One can either opt from above mentioned routes or any other route.
Opening Dates for Chardham Shrines Yamunotri Yatra - 07 May 2019 Gangotri - 07 May 2019 Kedarnath - 09 May 2019 Badrinath - 10 May 2019
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No of Days: 04 Nights/05 Days
Opening Date of Kedarnath Temple: 09 May 2019 Closing Date of Kedarnath Temple: 29 October 2019
Destinations: Haridwar - Rudraprayag/GuptKashi - Gaurikund- Kedarnath- Rudraprayag/ Guptkashi - Rishikesh- Haridwar
Day 01: Arrival in Haridwar Welcome to Haridwar, the Gateway of Char Dham Yatra! On arrival in Haridwar, check-in at the hotel and unwind yourself. Later, in the evening drive to Hari ki Pauri, which means footsteps of Lord Shiva. It is a traditional practice to commence the pilgrimage journey with a holy bath at Har ki Pauri ghat as it is believed that all the sins get washed away when you take a dip in the holy water of Ganga. Attend the evening Ganga Aarti. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Note: We provide cab services in Kedarnath. Just book our local taxi service for the whole day and we’ll get you to each and every place.
Day 02: Haridwar - Rudraprayag/Guptkashi (approx 205 km) Early morning, check-out of the hotel and drive to Guptkashi in Rudraprayag district. Guptkashi is known for Vishwanath Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and Ardhanareshvara Temple depicting the half man and half woman form of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. On arrival at Guptkashi in Rudraprayag, check-in at the hotel. Later, proceed for the temple tour. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 03: Rudraprayag/GuptKashi - Gaurikund- Kedarnath On the seventh day of Char Dham tour, embark on the Kedarnath Yatra. Early morning, check-out of the hotel and drive to Gaurikund, which is around 30 kms from Rudraprayag and is the base for 13 kms trek to Kedarnath Temple. On arrival at Gaurikund, take a holy bath in hot water spring before commencing the journey to Kedarnath. Those who cannot walk the 13 kms trek may hire palanquins or horses at their own cost. On arrival at Kedarnath, stay overnight at tented accommodation provided by the government. Food will be provided free of cost.
Day 04: Kedarnath - Gaurikund- Rudraprayag/ Guptkashi Wake up early in the morning and visit the Kedarnath Temple. After darshan and puja at the temple, go back to the tent and have breakfast before trekking down to Gaurikund. Later, drive to Guptkashi and stay at hotel.
Day 05: Rudraprayag/Guptkashi- Rishikesh- Haridwar ( approx 200 kms) After breakfast, drive to Rishikesh, around 180 kms from Rudraprayag. Visit the famous iron suspension bridges - Laxman Jhula and Ram Jhula, and spend some time at leisure. Later, drive to Haridwar, which is around 20 kms from Rishikesh.
04 Nights/05 Days Char Dham Tour comes to an end. We arrange your drop to Haridwar railway station or arrange taxi services from Haridwar to Delhi or other cities if required. We also provide airline tickets to all over India. Wish you a blissful Char Dham Yatra. Namaste!