Trip Highlights

Since ancient times, Kedarnath has served as a pilgrimage site. The Pandava brothers, who appear in the Mahabharata, are credited with building the temple. At a height of 3,583 meters (11,755 feet) above sea level, Kedarnath is located 223 kilometers from Rishikesh in Uttarakhand, near to the Mandakini River's source.  The township is situated on a desolate stretch of land along the Mandakini River's beaches. It is a particularly appealing site for pilgrimage and trekking because of the surrounding Himalayan landscape and verdant pastures. The beautiful Kedarnath mountain, at 6,940 meters (22,769 feet), the Kedar Dome, at 6,831 meters (22,411 feet), and other peaks of the range may be seen from the town and the Kedarnath Temple. Aside from the Kedarnath Temple, the Bhairavnath Temple is located on the eastern side of town, and the deity of this temple, Bhairavnath, is said to protect the town throughout the winter months.

Trek Overview

Kedarnath is a town in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand, India, that has grown in prominence as a result of the Kedarnath Temple. Rudraprayag, the district headquarters, is about 86 kilometers away. In the Rudraprayag district, it is a Nagar panchayat. The pilgrimage location of Kedarnath is the furthest away of the four Chota Char Dham pilgrimage sites. It's in the Himalayas, at 3,583 meters (11,755 feet) above sea level, near the Chorabari Glacier, which is the Mandakini river's source. The village is surrounded by snow-capped peaks, the most notable of which is Kedarnath Mountain. Gaurikund, some 16 kilometers away, is the nearest road head.

Itinerary

Day 1 - Haridwar - Guptkashi

Pick up from Haridwar Railway Station/Pre Scheduled destination and proceed to Guptkashi (It’s situated at a distance of 47 km from the holy shrine, Kedarnath). The town holds immense religious importance as it houses famous ancient temples like Vishwanath Temple and Ardhnarishwar Temple. Have your dinner and stay overnight in the hotel/camp.

Day 2 - Guptkashi – Sonprayag - Kedarnath

Early morning check out the hotel and keep your luggage at Reception and drive to Sonprayag till Transport Parking. You have to take a local vehicle/jeep to reach Gaurikund (02 km) at your own cost. After reaching Gaurikund, you can start trekking for Kedarnath (19 km one way). Those who want to hire Pony/Palki at their own cost (Approximate Cost suggested for Pony for the return journey. Poni Rs 2500/-, Palki 10000/- while those who are going by Helicopter which cost is approx Rupees 9000/- will be drop at Guptkashi/Phata/Sirsi Helipad will take dropping accordingly. Upon arrival, Kedarnath, check into the Hotel/Camp which is basic accommodation with limited facilities due to high altitude. Evening attends Sandhya Aarti & Darshan. Note Those who are staying in Kedarnath to have to book their Helicopter/Poni/Palki with an overnight stay on prior information to booking counter)

Day 3 - Kedarnath -Guptkashi

After checking out the hotel/Camp and starting trekking early in the morning to return back Sonprayag at the right time and better coordinate with a driver who will wait for you in Sonprayag/Phata/Sirsi at your respective time. Have Dinner and Overnight Stay at Guptkashi.

Day 4 - Guptkashi - Rishikesh - Haridwar

Early morning, after breakfast, you drive downhill to Haridwar via Rishikesh a spiritual city and the Yoga capital of the world. . Upon arrival Rishikesh visits Ram Jhula and Laxman Jhula, Munu Ki Reti. Later drive to Haridwar (25 Kms). Upon arrival drop at Haridwar Railway Station. Tour Concludes

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