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Kedarnath Trek Package
  3 Nights /   4 Days

Kedarnath Trek Package

Cost Summary₹ 16,000
Per Person
  3 Nights /   4 Days
Kedarnath Trek Package
Cost Summary₹ 16,000
Per Person

Overview

The adventures and spiritual trek to Kedarnath Dham will start from Gaurikund which is 17km. Though the level of trekking is a bit difficult still the on route beauty of this place will not let you feel tired. There are various tea stalls and food stalls where you can relax and get refreshed by drinking the special tea. If you are having a shortage of time or any other inability to trek then you can also opt for Helicopter, Doli, or Poney. After offering prayers in Kedarnath Dham you can also visit Bhairon temple, Ram gufa where Lord Rama meditated for Lord Shiva and Shankaracharya samadhi.

You can further visit Triyugi Narayan Temple where Lord Shiva and Goddess Sati got remarried. To reach Triyugi Narayan you need to come back to Sonparayag from Gaurikund and from Sonprayag you can sit in your cab, from there you can ask the driver to take you forward to Triyugi Narayan which is approx. 12 km away and only a small vehicle can go as the route is very narrow. Here, you can still see the burning havan kund there during all 12 months of the year. Kunda like Saraswati Kund, Lakshmi Kund, Brahma Kund, and Vishnu kund are present in Triyugi Narayan. Other than this you can visit Vishwanath temple and Ardh Nareshwar temple (Half body of lord Shiv and Half of goddess Sati).

There are 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva, and Kedarnath Dham is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. Kedarnath Dham is located at an elevation of 11660 feet above sea level. The jyotirlinga in Kedarnath Dham was created by Pandavas, where the Torso of Bull incarnation of Lord Shiva is worshipped. Kedarnath Dham is the third Dham among the four holy dhams of Uttarakhand located in Guptkashi. You need to cover the distance of 17km by trekking from Gaurikund to Kedarnath Dham other than this you can also opt for Poney or Doli to reach the temple. If there are some old aged elder with you, or you are having scarcity of time then you can also opt for a Helicopter ride which can be started from Phata, Sersi, or Sitapur Helipad.

Why go on Kedarnath Trek?

Kedarnath Trek is one of the most famous treks of Uttarakhand that is done by most of the adventure lovers, but during the winter months, the path gets covered with a huge sheet of snow that makes it difficult to trek. Kedarnath is located at the elevation of 11660 feet so you need to be physically fit to do this trek, as it is located at a height and the trekking level is difficult. You will get a motorable road till Gaurikund but from there you need to cover the distance of 17km more to reach Kedarnath by trekking. Kedarnath trek is undertaken by various beginner adventure persons and can be covered with a group of friends and family. Kedarnath trek route is like a blessing for an individual who is seeking for some peace and tranquility, and you will get to see many mighty mountain peaks and waterfalls. On the way, you can spot various Deodar trees, Green Meadows, and many such landscapes that can make you awestruck.

Seasons for Kedarnath Trekking

Summer

During the summer months, the weather of Kedarnath Dham remains clear and present. The Mighty Himalayas can easily be visible and can also feel the cool breeze passing through during the evening and early morning. During this time period, it is advisable to carry some light woolens as it may get Chilly during the night time.

Winter

During the winter months, the complete area gets under the blanket of thick snow and at this point, the doors of the temple are shut and no one is allowed to go beyond Gaurikund. The difficulty level of the track increases during the winter season due to heavy snowfall on the route.

Monsoon

The Monsoon season upgrades the greenery of this spot yet the degree of the track turns out to be all the more testing because of weighty precipitation as there are more odds of occurring a landslide. During the rainstorm month, the picturesque magnificence and scene of Kedarnath Dham get upgraded however you have to face the challenge for having the sight of it. During this period it isn't prudent to do the track yet if you still want to, at that point you have to carry a raincoat and umbrella to keep yourself from getting wet and catching cold.

Altitude : 11660 feet of Kedarnath Dham.

Durations : A complete trek can be done in a period of two days.

Temperature : Summer 10°C to 32°C, Monsoon 9°C to 27°C, Winter 9°C to -8°C.

Trek Distance : The distance of trek from Gurikund to Kedarnath is 17 km.

Trek Type : Moderate to Difficulty

How To Reach

By Rail

Haridwar and Rishikesh railway stations are the nearest railway stations that are connected to the major cities of India. From the railway station, you can hire local bus private vehicles for a taxi to reach Sitapur which is the base camp for the trek.

By Road

There are many private buses, taxis, and government buses that run from Haridwar to Sitapur. The total distance between Haridwar and Sitapur is around 230 km which can be covered in the time period of 9 hours.

By Air

Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest airport which is located in Dehradun. From the airport, you can hire any local vehicle for a cab to reach Sitapur by covering the distance of 200 kilometres in 8 hours.

Best Time To Visit

The best and ideal time for visiting Kedarnath Dham is throughout the mid-year months that is from April to May month, upon the occasion of Akshay Tritiya the doors of the sanctuary open. Again the doors open from September to October and after the event of Diwali, the doors of the sanctuary shut again. While in the middle of the mentioned month the sanctuary stays open yet because of precipitation in June and July because of landslides, yatra gets troublesome.

Points to be taken into consideration

You need to have a tracking stick without that you can't Move in the mountains.

No tight on body-hugging clothes are allowed.

You need to wear light clothes which can dry easily.

Your body should be fully hydrated and you need to carry a water bottle along with you on the trek.

A pair of raincoats should be taken along on the trek.

You should have good Sports or trekking shoes.

While moving upward you should put down your heel first and while coming downwards you need to walk on your flat foot.

Any kind of meditation should only be taken after the Consultants.

Things to Carry

Track pants.

Full sleeve T-shirts with a collar.

Jacket with full sleeves.

Woolen inner wears.

Normal comfortable clothes.

Woolen muffler, scarf and cap.

Raincoat or umbrella.

A medical kit containing bandage, Crepe bandage, Crocin, combiflam, cotton, Betadine, moove and other sprays.

Four pairs of sports socks.

Sports or trekking shoes.

100% UV protection sunglasses.

Lip and skincare balms.

Hot bag or water bottle.

Drinking water bottle.

Walking stick.

Torch or an LED light.

Lightweight Towels

 

FAQ  (Frequently Asked Questions)

Que: Who is the God of Kedarnath?

Ans: Kedarnath is located in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand. This holy temple was established by Adi Shankaracharya, about 1000 years ago. This Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is related to the Epic Mahabharata. Pandavas arrived at this place while going towards Swarga for having the blessings of Lord Shiva.

Que: Is Kedarnath safe to travel?

Ans: While traveling to Kedarnath Dham in the crowd you need to take the utmost care of your belongings and also during the rainy season, there is a major landslide on the way to Kedarnath so it is advised not to plan a trip during that time.

Que: Can we visit Kedarnath by helicopter?

Ans: Kedarnath can be visited by a helicopter from Dehadun’s Sahastradhara helipad you will fly till Phata or Sitapur helipad and from the changing helicopter you will fly to Kedarnath Dham. Yatra can be completed in one day by helicopter.

Que: Does Kedarnath have snow?

Ans: Kedarnath is located at an altitude of 3,553 m which is even higher than Badrinath so it receives heavy snowfall in a good amount. Due to the Snowfall, the temple remains closed and the doli of Lord Shiva shifts downwards.

Que: Atm facilities in Kedarnath?

Ans: There are a number of ATM services near Kedarnath Dham. Special service in the Kedarnath Dham was started by HDFC bank recently. Cash can also be withdrawn in Rudraprayag, Guptkashi, and Agastya muni.

Que: How can one visit Kedarnath from Rishikesh and Haridwar?

Ans: You can hire a private taxi service as the distance from Rishikesh is 225 km and from Haridwar, it is 397 km. You can also board the local buses from Rishikesh to Gaurikund which is about 17km before Kedarnath Dham and from there trek toward Kedarnath Dham starts.

Que: How long is Kedarnath trek and how can it be covered?

Ans: Trek for Kedarnath Dham starts from Gaurikund which is almost 17 km of a distance. You can cover this distance by trekking but if you don’t want to trek then you can take helicopter service from Phata and Sitapur helipad. If you don't want to trek and also don’t want to spend a huge amount of Helicopter then you can also take poney and doli service or can also take a stick for covering the distance.

Que: Restaurant facilities in Kedarnath?

Ans: There are various restaurants like Mayadeep restaurant, snow view restaurant, and magpie restaurant in the market area, offering various types of dishes.

Que: Where to Stay in Kedarnath?

Ans: There are many good hotels located near Guptkashi and Sitapur, which offer the best comfortable accommodation for the guest and if you don't want to stay in a hotel then you can also opt for Dharamshala.

Que: How is the condition of the road to Kedarnath Dham?

Ans: It's very important to take the pre-knowledge of roads before going in the hilly area. During the monsoon season, there can be landslides that cause difficulty otherwise roads to Kedarnath are very good and smooth as they are part of NH-109 and NH-58 till Gaurikund.

  • Immerse Yourself In A Spiritual Experience With The Most Enchanting Evening Ganga Aarti In Haridwar At Har Ki Pauri.
  • The Trek Offers Stunning Vistas Of The Mountains And Valleys.
  • Admire The Holy Confluence Of Sacred Rivers At Karnaprayag, Devprayag And Rudraprayag.
  • Visit The Ancient And Revered Kedarnath Temple, Dedicated To Lord Shiva.
  • Enjoy The Breathtaking Views Of The Himalayas And Surrounding Landscapes As You Trek Or Travel To Kedarnath.
  • Enjoy Local Garhwali Cuisine, Including Dal, Rice, Roti, And Regional Delicacies During Your Stay.
  • Experience The Spiritual Journey Of A Lifetime As You Pay Homage At One Of The Holiest Shrines In Hinduism.
  • Accommodation on Double Sharing Basis
  • Daily Breakfast & Dinner as per itinerary.
  • Pickup & Drop from your origin city
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary by private car
  • Parking & Toll Charges
  • All State Entry Taxes & Driver Allowance
  • Airfare
  • Lunch, Snacks & Beverages
  • Entry Fees & Local Guide Charges
  • Activity Fees
  • Hotel Early Check-in / Late Check-out Charges, if applicable
  • 5% GST

How to make a booking

Please provide us your inquiries through email mentioned on the website. As soon as we receive your query, will update your tour Itinerary and other package details by replying to the same mail. Once, the guest is satisfied and gives us the confirmation of the tour we request you to transfer the booking amount mentioned in the below format in any of our bank accounts.

1st Installment :

  • For making the first installment regarding the complete package tour you need to pay 40% of the total package amount as your booking amount.
  • For only hotel booking you need to pay 40% of the total booking amount of your accommodation cost in the first installment.
  • In the first installment for booking vehicle or transportation you need to make the 40% of total amount mentioned as your transportation cost.
  • For the helicopter booking you need to pay the 100% of total cost as your booking amount in the first installment itself.

2nd Installment :

  • For making the second installment of your complete tour package you need to pay the 35% of your total package amount in 30 days prior to your day of departure.
  • For your hotel booking you need to pay the 40% of total amount in 30 days prior to your day of departure.
  • For your vehicle or transportation booking in your second installment you need to pay 40% of your total package amount, 30 days before the day of departure.

3rd Installment :

  • For third and last installment you need to pay the remaining 25% from your total package amount in prior to 15 from your day of your departure.
  • For your third installment regarding the hotel booking you need to pay the 20% of your total package amount in prior to 15 days from your day of departure.
  • For making the third installment regarding your transportation booking you need to pay the 20% of your total package amount in prior to the 15 days from your day of departure.

Tour Itinerary

The right to change amend or modify the itinerary of the tour at any time. We will notify you with such changes in prior over the phone or through the mail or the best communication method available at that point of time. Those changes may occur due to situations beyond our control like weather problems, cancellations of trains, flights, and political unrest, etc. We will try our best to keep the tour unchanged. However, any compensation or any refund due to such changes will not be paid by us.

Hotel Bookings

Hotel bookings are made by us on behalf of our customers. We are having a tie-up with many hotels. Although all rates are updated on our website, still there are chances that the rates of Hotels may go up/down. Sometimes rates of the hotel are hiked during long weekends and during festive seasons. It is better that you confirm the rates before making an online payment over the mail. The quality of the room, amenities or meals which are displayed in photos on hotel websites may vary. Booking of the rooms on the same floor/adjacent rooms/ non-smoking rooms in any hotel is not guaranteed. The right to change the pre-booked hotel or the category of rooms is reserved, anytime during the tour due to overbooking of a hotel, blocking of the sewage, electricity/water failure, etc.

Check-in/ Check-out times of hotels / Resorts may vary from city to city. please check these timings before making the booking. Early check-in and late checkout will be charged extra and are subject to the availability of the rooms. Policies for accommodating children and for extra beds may vary from hotel to hotel.

Vehicle Bookings

Vehicles are booked on behalf of our customers. We aim to provide the best available vehicle with the best services to our clients. The costs of diesel/petrol prices, interstate taxes, vehicle maintenance cost, toll & taxes, etc are beyond our control. Rates displayed on our website are eligible for change at any time without any prior notice.

The pre-booked vehicle can be changed to a similar category of vehicle in case of non-availability of the pre-booked vehicle.

Air-conditioned, as well as non-air-conditioned vehicles are booked as per request. If the air conditioner stops working due to technical fault at any time during the tour will not be our responsibility. No refund or change in the vehicle will be made in between the trip unless the vehicle is not in the condition to go further.

Amendments or changes after booking

If you wish to do amendments or change the prior booking, you have to inform us in writing on mail.

Amendment or changes in any booking will be treated as a new booking and will be subject to availability at that time and the additional cost will be charged. The additional cost will be borne by you. There will be an amendment charge of Rs.1000/- applicable.

Cancelation of the booking will be informed to us in writing on mail. The cancellation charges will be applicable depending upon the services. Cancellation of the hotels and airlines will be done according to their own cancellation policies.

The cancellation for a package tour, be applicable as follows :

  • Cancellation before clear 30 working days or more prior to the date of departure of the Tour: 25% of the total tour cost will be charged.
  • Cancellation before clear 29 to 16 working days prior to the date of departure of the Tour: 50% of the total tour cost will be charged.
  • Cancellation before less than 15 clear working days prior to the date of departure of the Tour: 100% of the total tour cost will be charged.

Balance Payment

The complete balance payment has to be made before the starting date of the trip. However, the company can ask you anytime to clear the balance payment before 30 days from the date of departure.
The right is reserved to amend/change the prices offered for the tour and to adjust our charges due to various factors like currency fluctuations, special/high season charge levied by the suppliers, fuel price rise, travel arrangements, hike in any government taxes or visa amounts or for any other reason before the date of departure. All such increased prices must be paid before your departure (Full and final).
No refund for unutilized services

There will be no refund or compensation provided for services that are not used. If you fail to avail/use any services due to any reason the company will not provide any kind of refund or any other services as compensation of the unutilized services.

Itinerary

Meet and greet with the representative at the Haridwar bus stand/ Railway station or Dehradun Airport. Drive toward Sitapur via Devprayag and Rudraprayag. On route, you can have the view of the Mandakini river at Tilwara, and also visit the Narishwar temple in Guptkashi. On arrival at Sitapur, you will check into the hotel. After getting fresh and relaxed, have your dinner in the Hotel only. End your day by an overnight stay in a Hotel.

Wake up and enjoy your spiritual morning in the lap of nature. Get refreshed and have morning breakfast in the hotel and get ready to visit the one holy shrine among the four holy shrines of Uttarakhand. Drive towards Gaurikund. From Gaurikund you can reach Kedarnath temple by Pony/ Doli/ trek etc. Trek: In the morning the driver will drop you at Sonprayag and then you have to hire a local jeep till Gaurikund and then your approx 17 km trek will start till Kedarnath temple. After performing prayers in the temple you will be checking into the hotel in Kedarnath. Get refreshed and have your dinner in a hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Here begins a refreshing morning, get refreshed, and have your morning breakfast in the hotel. After breakfast, it’s time to check out from the hotel. You will trek down to Gaurikund. From there, you have to hire a local jeep till Sonprayag. Then you will be picked up from Sonprayag and transferred to Sitapur. On arrival, you will be checking in to the hotel. Your dinner and night stay will be in the hotel itself.

The last day of the day of your tour has already begun. Get refreshments and have your breakfast in the hotel only. Now it’s time to pack all your stuff and check out from the hotel. After this, you will be transferred back to Haridwar / Dehradun in almost 9 hours approx. On route, you will be visiting the major attractions of Rishikesh like ram jhula, Lakshman jhula, etc. with the sweet memories of your trip.

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