Kedarnath is a famous holy place for Hindus situated in the Himalayas 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. We are presenting complete travel guidelines to travel to Kedarnath along with the best time to visit Kedarnath. The journey is no doubt very much difficult, but as you move forward you will experience heaven. Additionally, You are cut off for a short time from the world and enter a different blissful world.
Are you excited about the beautiful Kedarnath journey?
As May month approaches, devotees’ eagerness to visit Kedarnath increases, and why not ?. After all, It is a magnificent 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, the best time to visit, and mesmerizing sights to watch.
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 the Himalayan ranges the place is mind-blowing. Here along with trekking, you can capture your best memories with the mesmerizing view.
Camping on 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 with camping, where is it in the hotel room.
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.
Places to see here
7)Rudra cave Kedarnath
8)Vasuki Tal lake
What brings you here
- Char Dham yatra
- Panch Kedar
- Kedarnath trek
- Kedarnath temple
Opening and closing times 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 kapaat (Doors)of the temple is not open during 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.
At least once, I recommend you visit Kedarnath. Trust me it will be the most 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.
Frequently Asked Question on Kedarnath Dham
Q. When will Kedarnath Yatra start in 2022?
Ans. In 2022 it starts on 6 May.
Q. Best time to visit Kedarnath?
Ans. It is best to visit between May to June and September to October. After that on the day of Bhai Dooj the door of the temple closed.