Kedarnath temple is one of the sacred pilgrimage centre in Northern India, located on the bank of Mandakini river at an altitude of 3584 meters above sea level. The historical name of this region is "Kedar Khand". Kedarnath temple is a part of Char Dhams and Panch Kedar in Uttarakhand and one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva in India.
Kedarnath, nestled around 221 km from Rishikesh, is one of the twelve Jyotirlinga’s of Lord Shiva. Lying against the backdrop of the magnificent Kedarnath range, the splendid Kedarnath temple is enveloped by the imposing snow draped peaks. The temple was constructed by Adi Shankaracharya in the 8th century A.D. The cascading Mandakini River and the images of verdant landscapes and snow draped Himalayas make Kedarnath a tranquil place. Kedarnath in Uttarakhand is one of the most prominent sacred pilgrimages, particularly for the Hindus. The temple opens its gates for the visitors in the first week of May on the eve of Akshaya Tritiya and shuts down in the month of October-November. Gandhi Sarovar, Vasuki Tal, Gaurikund, Sonprayag, Triyuginarayan, Agastyamuni Temple and Deoria Tal are some of the memorable sites around Kedarnath.
Day 01: Delhi - Haridwar (230 Km / 6 to 7 hrs)
On arrival pick up from Delhi Railway Station/Airport, Transfer to Haridwar, Check-in to the hotel at arrival. In the evening, visit Har Ki Pauri to enjoy Ganga Aarti on the banks of Ganges. Overnight stay at the hotel in Haridwar.
Day 02: Haridwar - Guptkashi (205 Km / 7 to 8 hrs)
Morning drive to Guptkashi, en route visit Tehri Dam and continue the journey via Guptkashi. Check-in to the hotel. Evening visit to Kashi Vishwanath Temple and Ardh Narishwar Temple, Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 03: Guptkashi - Gaurikund - Kedarnath (35 Km + 14 Km trek)
Morning breakfast, Check-out from the hotel and drive to Gaurikund. From where you will begin your 14 km trek to Kedarnath. You can hire a doli or a horse at your own cost. Mandakini, one of the main streams of the Ganges originates at Kedarnath and moves via Gaurikund. Treading with you are pilgrims chanting "Jai Bholenath." On arrival check-in to the Hotel / Guest Houses. After freshening up, perform Pooja & Darshan at Kedarnath Ji. In the evening visit Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi behind the Temple. Overnight stay at the Hotel / Guest Houses.
Day 04: Kedarnath - Gaurikund - Srinagar Garhwal (14 Km trek + 105 Km drive)
Early morning, after taking bath, you have to go to the temple for the 'Abhishek’ to Kedarnath Ji. After darshan & pooja, you come out of the temple and back to the Hotel / Guest House. Later you'll start the return trek of 14 km from Kedarnath to Gaurikund. After a drive to Srinagar Garhwal, Check-in to the hotel and Overnight stay at the hotel in Srinagar.
Day 05: Srinagar Garhwal - Rishikesh - Haridwar (165 Km / 6 to 7 hrs)
Morning breakfast, Check-out from the hotel and drive to Rishikesh. Rishikesh a religious town and the Yoga city of the world. On arriving Rishikesh you'll do the Rishikesh sightseeing visit Ram Jhula & Laxman Jhula. Later evening drive to Haridwar. On arrival check-in to the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 06: Haridwar - Delhi (230 Km / 6 to 7 hrs)
Morning breakfast, Check-out from the hotel, Drive back to Delhi. On reaching Delhi transfer to Railway Station / Airport.
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Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest Airport to Kedarnath situated at a distance of 238kms.
The nearest railway station to Kedarnath is Rishikesh. Rishikesh railway station is situated 216kms before Kedarnath on NH58. Rishikesh is well connected by railway networks with major destinations of India.
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