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Kedarnath Dham Yatra

Author Anshul
Blog Published On 01-Dec-2022

About Kedarnath Dham Yatra 2023– Kedarnath is one of the most famous temples of Lord Shiva and is additionally the part of Char Dham Yatra of Uttarakhand. There were many hotels, lodges, and ashrams in Kedarnath, Gaurikund, Rambara which offered budget accommodation to pilgrims. One of the holiest pilgrimages in north India, Kedarnath is situated in Uttarakhand, India It is located at an altitude of 3,584 m above sea level, near the head of river Mandakini.

A popular destination for Hindu pilgrims, Kedarnath is one of the four major sites in India’s Chota Char Dham pilgrimage that also includes Badrinath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri. It is the most remote of the four Char Dham sites and is flanked by breathtaking snow-clad peaks. Known for the ancient Shiva Temple, a trip to Kedarnath is an exhilarating experience.

Like the other sites, Kedarnath closes on the first day of the Hindu month of Kartik (October-November) and reopens in Vaishakh (April-May) every year. Kedarnath  trek is one of the most refreshing treks which includes many waterfalls, rivers, wildlife and amazing view in the way.

There is also helicopter facility to directly in the temple, and you can get a helicopter to Kedarnath  from many stations like guptkashi, sersi, & fata. The Kedarnath trek starts from sonprayag Uttarakhand. sonprayag is a small town where you will get daily uses things from the shops.

The Kedarnath trek starts from sonprayag Uttarakhand. sonprayag is a small town where you will get daily uses things from the shops.

We offer the best hotel in Kedarnath –  Forest eco-resort offers a complete package of Kedarnath treks. Forest eco-resort provides many services to Kedarnath tourists, like – homestay/hotel near Kedarnath, quality food in Kedarnath valley, taxi services to Kedarnath, trekking guide or trekking support to Kedarnath. We provide the best comfortable stay at Kedarnath for our guests. This is one of the best hotels in Kedarnath.

Best hotel/resort in Kedarnath

Are you planning Kedarnath Dham Yatra with your family/ friends?

If Yes, so here we Forest Eco Resort Group is having our own beautiful properties at Kedarnath road, we provides you best hotel/resort in Kedarnath valley. Forest Eco Resort Group is having its one of the most beautiful resort at Tyuri village, Guptkashi, in Kedarnath valley Uttarakhand India. Apart with this we have luxury hotel in sersi village near to helipads on Kedarnath road. Our Guptkashi resort is having 20 beautiful luxury resort with best services and facilities in Kedarnath valley, Uttarakhand.

You can get best price stay in kedarnath valley, through booking hotel with Forest Eco Resort Group. We also offer group discount at our all properties. We have many varieties in food section like – Traditional Uttarakhandi food, Delicious Indian food, Organic food, Italian food, and other fast food available.

View from our resort in Guptkashi, Kedarnath – Clear front view of chaukhamba, kedar peaks, nanda devi and so many other beautiful peaks will makes your day. The resort is surrounded with beautiful dense green forest, which will gives you feel always that your are staying at best hotel/resort in kedarnath valley, Uttarakhand.

What is the Best Time to Visit Kedarnath Dham?


After harsh winters, the mountains are beautiful in spring and summer, the valleys are in full bloom with great varieties of flowers. April to June is the best time to visit Kedarnath Temple. These months are also best for visiting Kedarnath temple. Gangotri and Yamunotri are located at higher elevations, so summer begins a little later, around the end of April. It is advisable to carry warm clothes even during summer, as it can get very cold in the evening. Taking a basic medical kit along with medicines for common diseases like headache, fever, cold etc. will be very useful.


The monsoon reaches Char Dham at the end of June and continues till the end of September. With heavy rains, landslides and flooding due to swollen rivers during the monsoon season is quite common and traveling is not really fair.

Another window of a good season for travel comes from late September to mid-November. It is pre-winter in the mountains when the valleys are lush with greenery after a great monsoon and winter hardness does not begin. This is the best time to visit Kedarnath in Uttarakhand.


Winters arrive in late November and last until March. Due to heavy snowfall and sub-zero temperatures, darshans are stopped after Diwali. The Char Dham temples open for darshan only in the spring during the Hindu festival of Akshaya Tritiya.

Before leaving for your Char Dham Yatra you should know that rugged roads, rocky terrain, and treacherous climate test your strength and endurance every moment. The Himalayan climate is highly unpredictable and is constantly fluctuating. Therefore, it is advisable to do careful research about the best time to visit Kedarnath before the journey becomes difficult. For those who can manage treacherous terrain, trekking, sedan rides or pony rides are the best options. Alternatively, you can opt for a helicopter service for Chardham Yatra, for a more comfortable journey.

How Long is Kedarnath Trek?

The Kedarnath trek is 18 km long. The 18 km long Kedarnath trek starts from Gaurikund. It is neither easy for everyone nor difficult for anyone. The paths are well built for walking and a gradual tilt towards Kedarnath Dham. Those who want to trek Kedarnath should do regular exercise and walk/run for one month.

Kedarnath Dham YatraTour itinerary
Day 1 – Receive guests from Haridwar/ Rishikesh/ Dehradun & journey start towards Kedarnath, via Devprayag – Shrinager – Rudraprayag – Guptkashi.

Check In at Kedarnath Wildlife Resort/similar hotels in Guptkashi/sersi, Kedarnath valley, Uttarakhand, India.
After check-In at hotel/ resort, have welcome drink (Local fruit’s juice/ tea/coffee)
Rooms/camps/Cottage allot to guest.
Dinner (Delicious vegetarian)

Day 2 – Morning Tea & get fresh up (Hot water will be in all the cottages)

Breakfast – Continental/Indian Regular.
Drop to Gaurikund/sonprayag with personal vehicle.
Treks start towards kedarnath
Reached kedarnath temple in evening, enjoy the beauty of Kedarnath dham, (In kedarnath temple we will do arrange stay for you, and you can directly pay at hotel)

Day 3 – Morning pooja at shree kedarnath temple and walk around the valley.

After breakfast move towards gaurikund.
Reach gaurikund and we will pick you from sonprayag parking. move to resort with our personal vehicle.
Reach resort and have tea with snacks.
Dinner (Delicious vegetarian dinner )

Day 4 – Morning tea

Breakfast – Continental / Indian Regular
Move to Rishikesh/ Haridwar/Dehradun
Via – Guptkashi – Rudraprayag – Shrinager – Devprayag – Rishikesh.
Reached Rishikesh/ Haridwar/Dehradun.

Cost of a complete Kedarnath Dham Yatra package – 7000 rupees Per Person (this costing is for 7 people in a group).
Note: Kedarnath temple stay with meals not included in a package, we will suggest you hotel/camp in Kedarnath Valley Uttarakhand, you can directly pay at the hotel.

Kedarnath Dham Yatra Route

Kedarnath trek is a 16 km medium for the steep trek which requires a good level of physical level. Before going on a trek, every pilgrim has to check for himself whether they are capable of trekking or not. Kedarnath trek facilities include palki / dandi, Kandi, and mule / pauni services. One can book these services from the booking counter at Gaurikund / Sonprayag.

Kedarnath Popular route: Delhi → Haridwar (206 km) → Rishikesh (24 km) → Devprayag (70 km) → Srinagar (35 km) → Rudraprayag (34 km) → Tilwara (9 km) → Agastyamuni (10 km) → Kund ( 15 km) km) → Guptkashi (5 km) → Fata (11 km) → Rampur (9 km) → Sonprayag (3 km) → Gaurikund (5 km) → Kedarnath (16 km).

Map of Kedarnath trek route starting from Gaurikund: Gaurikund (6 km) → Rambara bridge (4 km) → Jungle Chatti (3 km) → Bhimbali (4 km) → Linchauli (4 km) → Kedarnath Base Camp (1 km) → Kedarnath Temple

How to Reach Kedarnath Dham

How to reach Kedarnath By Road

Kedarnath is well connected via road through major cities such as Chandigarh (387 km), Delhi (458 km), Nagpur (1421 km), Bangalore (2484 km) or Rishikesh (189 km). You can opt for a rail journey up to Haridwar, Kotdwar, or Dehradun or by air if appropriate for Dehradun.

From new Delhi

Buses go to Haridwar approximately every half an hour. It takes 6 hours on the road. Also, you can go by train, it will take 4-6 hours. From Haridwar, you can go directly to Kedarnath but it is also possible to stay there for at least one day – this beautiful city is placed on the Ganges. If your group is more, 5-6 people may think of hiring a jeep. If the jeep is fast enough, then you can reach Gaurikund in 9-10 hours. Please n

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