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Best time to visit Kedarnath: Complete travel guidelines


Kedarnath is a famous holy place for Hindus situated in the Himalaya ranges Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. The sacred site here is dedicated to Lord Shiva. According to legend after the war of Mahabharata, the Pandavas took refuge in the city of lord shiva to seek remorse. The journey is no doubt very much difficult, but as you move forward you will experience heaven. You are cut off for a short time from the world and enter a different blissful world.

Are you excited about beautiful Kedarnath journey?

It is a beautiful example of art and architecture. As you can see from the disaster in Uttarakhand, no part of the temple was damaged. Here you get complete information all about the trek, activities to do, and mesmerizing sight to watch.


Kedarnath Trekking

Trek starts from Chamoli’s smallest district of Uttarakhand. Kedarnath comes under the Gadwal Himalayan ranges. Most of the trek is covered with snow. You have to travel on it. As this place is situated in Himalayan ranges the place is mind-blowing. Here along with trekking, you can capture your best memories with the mesmerizing view.

Camping in the way to Kedarnath

It is going to be the greatest experience camping in the way of Kedarnath. As we know there are very few chances of good accommodation whole the way to the temple. Dharamshala and hotels are also available here but available for limited places only. Anyway, the fun that comes in the camping, where is it in the hotel room.

camping in himalaya kedarnath
Camping in himalaya kedarnath


Jyotirlinga Kedarnath is one of Shiva’s 12 linga. It is the most important place for shiv Bhakt. After reaching the Kedarnath temple you will experience a different kind of peace and satisfaction.

kedarnath dham
Kedarnath Dham

Places to see here

1)Gandhi Sarovar


3)Gaurikund temple


5)Bhairav temple

6)Kedarnath temple

7)Rudra cave Kedarnath

8)Vasuki Tal lake

What bring you here

  • Himalayas
  • Char dham yatra
  • Panch kedar
  • Pilgrimage
  • Kedarnath trek
  • Relegious
  • Kedarnath temple

Opening and closing time of the temple

Kedarnath yatra is open from starting of the may month to the end of October. The rest of the month is not suitable for trekking either the kapat (Doors)of the temple is not open in these months. The temple remains closed in the winter season for about 6 months.

In 2021, the temple will be closed on the 6th of November, the day of the Bhai Dooj.

How to get here

By Air– The nearest airport which is at a distance of 248 km is Jolly Grant Airport.

By Train-At a distance of 228 km Rishikesh is the only nearest railway station.

Bottom Lines

At least once, I recommend you visit Kedarnath. Trust me it will be the memorable and wonderful experience of your life. We all know that Uttarakhand is like a heaven on earth. There is no shortage of stunning locations here. You can also visit other famous places in Uttarakhand on this trip.

Read more- Most Romantic Uttarakhand Tourism Destination

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