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Kedarnath Yatra Tour Package 2017-18

Kedarnath Yatra Tour Package 2017-18




At Yamunotri & Gangotri, the pilgrims are cleansed body & soul and with having achieved purity in that sense, pilgrims to Sri Kedarnath becomes most rewarding. It is also customary to worship Lord Shiva with water of Ganga, which pilgrims going from Gangotri as well take some there to Kedarnath. Kedarnath is the seat of Lord Shiva. It is one of the twelve "Jyotirlingas" of Lord Shiva. Lying at an altitude of 3584 m at the head of river Mandakini, the shrine of Kedarnath is amongst the holiest pilgrimage for the Hindus. It is no wonder that Adi Guru Shankaracharya - a great scholar & saint, chose to enshrine Lord Shiva in this land, where the unholy becomes oly and the holy becomes holier. It is the place where Lord Shiva absolved Pandavas from the sin of killing their own cousins Kauravas in the battle of Kurukshetra. The origin of the revered temple can be found in the great epic Mahabharat.

At Kedarnath there are several Kunds (pools, tanks) that are known for their religious significans - shivkund, Retkund, hanskund, Udakkund, Rudhirkund are the most important. A little away from Kedarnath is a temple dedicated to Bhaironathji who is ceremoniously worshipped at the opening & closing of Kedarnath. The belief is that Bhairavnathji protects this land from evil during the time when temple of Kedarnath is closed. During the winters, the shrine is submerged in snow & hence is closed. Fortunate are those who have good weather, but twice blessed are those who are at Kedarnath on a moonlit night- the snow peak gleams like hundred silver pinnacles atop the glittering mountains.

Kedarnath is one of the most sacred pilgrimages of Lord Shiva situated in Rudraprayag district of Garhwal region in Uttarakhand. Kedarnath is one of the Char Dham in Uttarakhand and the most important dham among Panch kedar. Kedarnath is situated at an altitude of 3586 mts, in the lap of the majestic mountain peaks and near the head of river Mandakini, Kedarnath range stands one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. Kedar meaning powerful is another name of Lord Shiva the protector and the destroyer. The beautiful ambiance around the temple looks like quite peace on heaven causes a beautiful place to do meditation.The main attractions here is the Shiva Temple, which is a popular Hindu shrine and pilgrimage, attracting devotees from all over the world. The travel and tourism scope here is strengthened by factors like natural beauty and religious zest.

Trip Duration: 03 Nights & 04 days

Delhi to Kedarnath Road Rout Details :

Delhi to Haridwar 206 km –> Haridwar to Rishikesh 24 km –> Rishikesh to Devprayag 74 km –> Devprayag to Srinagar 34 km –> Srinagar to Rudraprayag 33 km –> Rudraprayag to Gaurikund (via Tilwara-Agastmuni-Chandrapuri-Kund-Guptkashi-Phata-Sitapur-SonPrayag) 74 kms –> Gaurikund to Kedarnath (by trek) 14 kms

  • The best time to visit Kedarnath is between June and September.
  • It has located only 24 kilometers from the Indo-China (Tibet) border. Badrinath is normally a one day journey from either Kedarnath, the site that precedes it in the Char Dham journey, or one of the main alighting points on the plains. The temple and its nearby village are accessible by road.

Day Itinerary :

  • Day 01 : Arrive Haridwar – Guptkashi (205 Km / 7 to 8 Hours) .

    The yatras arts with your arrival in Haridwar. Out IHPL representative welcomes you. Board your ride and start for Guptkashi. On arrival check in at hotel/ camps. The day is free for your pursuits. Explore the spiritual town of Guptkashi or save energy for your mountain yatra. The town is blessed with numerous ancient temples and holy sites. Visit the Vishwanath temple and the Ardhnareshwar temple.

    Return to hotel for dinner and Overnight stay.
  • Day 02 : Guptkashi – Sonprayag – Kedarnath (30 Km + 20 Km trek) .

    Today after the early morning breakfast, check out from the hotel and start for Sonprayag. The 20 km trek to Kedarnath starts from Sonprayag. For your convenience on your trek, hire a Doli or a horse at you own expense. The beauty of Uttarakhand is revealed on your trek. Sometimes mists and sometimes clear skies enchant you. The continuous chants of “Jai Bholenath” by pilgrims add fuel to the fire of your devotion. As you trek, you come across River Mandakini, one of the main tributaries of the Ganges. The river originates at Kedarnath and flows through Gaurikund adding beauty and life to the river.

    On arrival check in the Govt. Camps / Lodges. Dinner and Overnight stay is arranged here.
  • Day 03 : Kedarnath – Sonprayag –Rudraprayag/ Srinagar (20 Km trek + 30 / 55 Km drive) .

    Get up before dawn and take bath. You have to be at the temple by 4:45 am to attend the 'Abhishek’ to Kedarnath Shiva. After the puja everyone can go inside Garbha Griha. Touch the idol and get blessings of the lord. You can also face down and bend your head touching the deity etc. After darshan and puja return to the Govt. Camps / Lodges.

    After rest and breakfast, start the return trek of 20 km from Kedarnath to Sonprayag. Board your vehicle waiting in Sonprayag Car parking and you’ll drive to your hotel. Dinner and Overnight at Rudraprayag/ Srinagar.
  • Day 04 : Rudraparyag/ Srinagar – Rishikesh – Haridwar (205 Km / 6 to 7 Hours)

    Early morning, after breakfast, begin your drive to Rishikesh. Located on the banks of river Ganga in the Shivaliks, it is a spiritual centre. It is also known as the Yoga capital of the world. In the holy city, visit the Ram Jhula and Laxman Jhula. In the evening drive to Haridwar.

    The tour ends with your drop at Haridwar Railway Station.


Kedarnath Highlight :



  • Kedarnath Temple: An imposing sight, standing in the middle of a wide plateau surrounded by lofty snow covered peaks. The present temple, built in 8th century A.D. by Adi Shankaracharya, stands adjacent to the site of an earlier temple built by the Pandavas. The inner walls of the assembly hall are decorated with figures of various deities and scenes from mythology. Outside the temple door a large statue of the Nandi Bull stands as guard. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the exquisitely architecture Kedarnath temple is considered to be more than 1000 years old. Built of extremely large, heavy and evenly cut gray slabs of stones, it evokes wonder as to how these heavy slabs had been handled in the earlier days. The temple has a "Garbha Griha" for worship and a Mandap, apt for assemblies of pilgrims and visitors. A conical rock formation inside the temple is worshipped as Lord Shiva in his Sadashiva form.
  • Shankaracharya Samadhi : The Samadhi of Adi Guru Shankaracharya is located just behind the Kedarnath temple. It is said that after establishing four sacred Dhams in India, he went into his samadhi at an early age of 32 years.
  • Chorabari (Gandhi Sarovar) : Only 1 km trek away from Kedarnath. Floating-ice on the crystal clear waters of the lake fascinates the visitors.
  • Gaurikund : It is the base for a trek to Kedarnath and serves as a roadhead. The village has a temple dedicated to Gauri and hot water springs.
  • Trijuginarayan : According to legend, this was the place where the wedding of Lord Shiva and Parvati was solemnized. In front of the Shiva Temple is an eternal flame, which is said to be a witness to the marriage. It can be reached by a 12 km drive from Sonprayag.
  • Ukhimath : Winter home of the deity at Kedarnath temple and the seat of the Rawal of Kedarnath. Connected by bus services to Rudraprayag and other major centres.
  • Agastyamuni : The temple of sage Agastya is the main attraction here.
  • Madhmaheshwar : One of Panch Kedar, the temple of Madhmaheshwar is located at an altitude of 3,289 mt above sea-level, on the slope of a ridge, 25 km north-east of Guptkashi. There is a motorable road from Guptkashi to Kalimath. The best statue of Har Gauri in India measuring over a meter high is found in the Kali temple. The trek from Kalimath to Madhmaheshwar is distinguished by wild unparalleled scenic beauty and engulfed by Chaukhamba, Kedarnath and Neelkanth peaks. Gaundar at the confluence of Madmeshwar Ganga and Markanga Ganga, is the last settlement before one reaches Madhmaheshwar, the place where Lord Shiva is worshipped in the form of belly.
  • Tungnath : The arms of Lord Shiva came out as per the Kedarnath myth at Tungnath. He is worshipped here as one of the Panch Kedar. Tungnath Temple at an altitude of 3,680 mt, is the highest Shiva shrine among the Panch Kedar but the easiest to reach from Chopta, the nearest roadhead.


Cost Includes :



  • - Accommodation on twin sharing (Double Bed Room)
  • - Breakfast and Dinner in deluxe hotel(4 B +4 D)
  • - Only Breakfast in Budget hotel(4 B )
  • - Transportation by Non A/C Vehicle (Delhi-Haridwar & Rishikesh-Delhi by A/C Vehicle )
  • - State taxes, driver allowance, permit & night halt charges.


Cost Does Not Includes :-



  • 3.09% Govt. Service Tax, All Meals, Table drinks, laundry, porter, pony, tips, camera fee, ropeway charges, entrance charges, travel insurance, personal expenses of the clients or any other expenses incurred due to bad weather, road closure, landslides etc. and anything not specified in cost include.


Cancellation & Operational Policy : -



  • No cancellation charges 20 days before the starting date
  • 50% between 20 days to 10 Days
  • No refunds thereafter.
  • If any part of Packages is not availed, refunds cannot be claimed for and neither is any part of Packages exchangeable with some other services. In case extension of a tour is required, supplement as applicable would be paid directly to us by the clients.
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