Kedarnath is a town in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand and is located in the Himalayas at a height of 3583m above sea level. Kedarnath town is the abode of Lord Shiva and is also part of Chota Chardham Yatra. It is considered one of the most prominent Jyotirlingas among the 12 Jyotirlingas. Book Today Kedarnath Yatra Package with Snaptours.
The description of the Kedarnath temple is found in the ancient Hindu scriptures such as Skanda Purana (One of the 18 Puranas in Hinduism). It has been mentioned that Pandavas here did pooja to do penance as they killed their cousins in the battle of Kurukshetra.
It is also believed that Kedarnath is the place where Lord Shiva released the water of the Holy river Ganga from his matted hairs. Kedarnath is a place that is located at a distance of 223 Km from Rishikesh. This town is located near the Chorabari Glacier which is the source of the Mandakini river. This town is located on the banks of this holy river.
Kedarnath is a favored destination for a long time since it holds religious and spiritual importance. However, in the last few years, its popularity has increased considerably. The natural beauty of the Himalayas with snow-capped mountains and greenery all around is making this place ideal not only for the pilgrims but also for youth who loves trekking.
So, are you curious to plan your trip to Kedarnath this season as this temple only remains open in the summer season? Generally, it gets open in May near Akshaya Tritiya and gets closed in October on the auspicious day of Bhaidooj.
If you are coming from Delhi to visit Kedarnath, we can help you to plan your whole trip to this mesmerizing place for 7 days filled with fun, spirituality, and adventure. We at Snaptours are offering an affordable Kedarnath Yatra package. The details for the itinerary are as follows:
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Day 1: Arrival in Delhi
This journey toward Kedarnath will commence from your arrival in Delhi from your respective cities. You will be picked up by our agents either from Delhi Airport or Railway Station or Bus Stand. You would be doing check-in to your hotel and will take some rest to rejuvenate yourself to start your journey towards the town of Lord Shiva the next day.
Day 2: Delhi to Haridwar
- Distance: 205 Km
- Time to Reach: 6 Hours
- Mode of Travel: By road through luxury buses or private taxies
In the early morning around 4 AM, you will be doing the check-out from the hotel in Delhi and will commence your journey towards Haridwar. The breakfast will be served during the journey only. You will reach Haridwar by 11 AM and would be shifted to the hotels. After the check-in formalities, you can take a rest or explore Haridwar.
In the evening you’ll be witnessing the soothing Ganga Aarti at Har Ki Pauri and will be heading back to your hotel rooms to get a comfortable sleep.
Day 3: Haridwar to Guptkashi
- Distance: 202 Km
- Time to Reach: 9 Hrs
- Mode of Travel: By road through bus or private taxies
As it would be the third day of your journey, you will check out from the hotel at Haridwar in the early morning. Then your journey to Guptakshi will be resumed around 6 in the morning so that you can reach there by 3 PM as it would be a 9hrs drive.
You will be checking in to your hotels and will take a rest for a few hours to relax your body and mind. Later in the evening, we will take you to the Ardhnarishwar Temple and Kashi Vishwanath Temple. After that, you will be staying at the hotel at Guptkashi overnight.
Day 4: Guptkashi to Gaurikund to Kedarnath
- Distance: 14 Km to Gaurikund and a further 16 Km to Kedarnath
- Time to Travel: Around 7 hours
- Mode of Travel: By road till Gaurikund and then the trek to Kedarnath will start.
You will check-out out from the hotel in Guptkashi in the early morning after having a healthy breakfast. You will be shifted to Gaurikund by road from which the trek of 16kms towards Kedarnath will start. You can also hire ponies or palanquins from Gaurikund at your own cost to reach the Kedarnath temple. This trek will take the time around 5 to 6 hours and it is an easy to moderate level trek in the terms of difficulty.
After reaching Kedarnath you will check in to your hotel in the afternoon and will relax after a long trek. In the evening, we will take you to the Kedarnath Temple where you would be offering prayers and taking the blessing of Lord Shiva.
After that, you can do sightseeing in Kedarnath and do an overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 5: Kedarnath to Rudraprayag
- Distance: 16 Km to Gaurikund and a further 60 Km to Rudraprayag
- Time to Travel: 8 Hours
- Mode of Travel: Through trekking till Gaurikund and then a road trip through bus or private taxi.
Next day at 4 AM we will take again you to the Kedarnath Temple for Darshan. After breakfast, you will do the check-out from your hotel and begin your trek to reach back to Gaurikund. From here, you will be taken to Rudraprayag. In the evening you can enjoy the sightseeing at the confluence of the Alaknanda and Mandakini rivers and enjoy an overnight stay at Rudraprayag.
Day 6: Rudraprayag to Rishikesh
- Distance:137 Km
- Time to Travel: 6 Hours
- Mode of Travel: By Road
You will do the check-out from the hotel at Rudraprayag after breakfast at around 7 AM. You will start your journey towards the Yoga Capital of India i.e, Rishikesh, and reach there by afternoon 1 PM. In the middle of the journey, we will take a halt at Devprayag which is the confluence place for the Alaknanda and Bhagirathi rivers. Devprayag is the place where the actual Ganga river starts its journey.
After reaching Rishikesh you will check into your hotel rooms and take a rest. In the evening we will take you to visit Ram Jhula, Laxman Jhula, and Ganga Arti either at Triveni Ghat or at Parmarth Niketan as per your choice. Come back to the hotel and enjoy a good night’s sleep.
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Day 7: Rishikesh to Delhi
- Distance: 234 Km
- Time to Travel: 7 Hours
- Mode of Travel: By Road
This will be the last day of your Kedarnath trip. After taking breakfast, you would be checking out from the hotel. Then you will be traveling to Delhi and will be dropped to either the railway station or airport to return to your respective cities with a bucket full of memories.
If you want to stay in Rishikesh or Delhi for one more extra day, we can arrange for you at an additional cost.
Snaptours is one of the best tour and travel agencies that is offering affordable tour packages to Kedarnath. By taking our tour packages, you can experience spirituality and adventure at the same time and collect some captivating lifetime memories.
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