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Kedarnath Char Dham Yatra places in India

Kedarnath is most revered shrine in India dedicated to Lord Shiva. Kedarnath Yatra is not just the matter of faith but also of endurance and inner power that pilgrims needs to carry out to reach the holy shrine.

Kedarnath is highest of 12 Jyotirlinga in India . Kedarnath is more important because of being one of Char Dham Circuit Places in India . Pilgrimage to Kedarnath opens in April.

Know More Before visiting Kedarnath Dham
Country India
State Uttarakhand
Location 220 KM from Haridwar , 250 KM from Dehradun , 450 KM from Delhi
How to Reach Nearest Airport is Dehradun Himalaya Airport, Phata Helipad is good for Kedarnath Yatra by Helicopter
Best time to visit Summer (April –June)
Opening Time of Kedarnath Dham Temple Kedarnath Temple Opens from 4:00 AM to 9:30 PM
Things to do Pilgrimage, Rituals
Tourist Attractions Kedarnath Temple
Nearby Tourist Places Badrinath , Gangotri , Yamunotri , Almora Mussoorie , Haridwar , Dehradun
Fairs & Festivals Badri-Kedar Festival
Weather & Climate Severe Winters & Cold Summer
Photography Take snaps of Pilgrimage, Rituals & Natural beauty of mountains
What to Wear Wear woolen Clothes even in Summer

Best time to visit Kedarnath Temple

Opening Time of Kedarnath Kapat

Char Dham Yatra Opening Date Closing Date (tentative)
Kedarnath 29 April 2020 (declared) 28 Oct 2020

How to reach Kedarnath

  • Helicopter services are obtainable for Kedarnath from various cities in Uttarakhand like Phata, Dehradun, Agustmuni, Sitapur, Gauchar etc. Due to greater and easy accessibility Kedarnath Yatra by helicopter is gaining popularity.
  • You can also visit Kedarnath by Private Vehicle.
  • Nearest Railway Station to Kedarnath is Haridwar (250 KM).

Tourist Attractions of Kedarnath

Places to visit

Places to visit in Kedarnath are:

Kedarnath Temple is the main centre of attraction for pilgrims and devotees. Gauri Kund is the Hot Spring in which Pilgrims take bath. Vasuki Tal is the beautiful Lake named after revered serpent Vasuki who is believed to hold the mother earth on its hood.

Other Pilgrimage Places in Kedarnath are Shankaracharya Samadhi , Bhairavanath Temple , Ukshimath Temple , Madmaheshwar Temple (Madhyamaheshwar Temple) , Chorabari Lake and Deoria Tal .

Fairs and Festivals in Kedarnath

Temple Town sees many festivities according to Hinduism . But the most visited fair of Kedarnath is Badri-Kedar Festival .

Best Things to Do in Kedarnath

Pilgrims visit the holy shrine of Kedarnath to pay obeisance/have darshan of Kedarnathji.

You can perform several rituals as informed in Kedarnath Temple.

Nearby Tourist Places to Kedarnath

Nearby tourist places from Kedarnath are:

Weather & Climate of Kedarnath

Kedarnath is high on altitude so experiences severe winter and remains cold in summer with pleasant temperature. Monsoon is abundant during rainy season due to Orographic rainfall. Summers are good for pilgrimage and outdoor activity.

Where to Stay in Kedarnath

Note: Holy Voyages can also arranges for accommodation in Kedarnath and Swaminarayan Mandir Niwas accommodation booking.

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Top Things to do in Kedarnath

Char Dham Yatra Opening Date Closing Date (tentative)
Kedarnath 29 April 2020 28 Oct 2020
Badrinath 30 April 2020 29 Oct 2020
Gangotri 26 April 2020 27 Oct 2020
Yamunotri 26 April 2020 27 Oct 2020

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