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How to Reach Kedarnath from Rishikesh/Haridwar



How to Reach Kedarnath from Rishikesh Haridwar

How to Reach Kedarnath from Rishikesh Haridwar

Kedarnath is one of the Char Dham and is perched at an elevation of 3,584 m above the sea level. Kedarnath Dham, a holy Hindu shrine is been visited by lakhs of devotees every year. The gates of the Kedarnath Temple opens on the day of Akshya Tritiya in the month of April or May and closes on the day of Kartik Purnima in the month of November.

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Kedarnath has a very holy significance in the Hindu religion as it is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas , the holiest Hindu shrine of Lord Shiva. Kedarnath is located in Uttarakhand and is very well connected with motorable roads to and from Rishikesh and Haridwar. Choose the desired commencement point according to your suitability and travel to Kedarnath from Rishikesh/Haridwar.

How to Reach Kedarnath from Rishikesh

Kedarnath is located at a distance of 227km from Rishikesh. Rishikesh is connected with roadways and railways across the country. To reach at Kedarnath from Rishikesh follow the guidelines listed below.

How to Reach Kedarnath from Rishikesh via Train

The Rishikesh Railway Station is at a distance of 227km from Kedarnath. You can hire a pre paid taxi which will charge about 5000 Rs. You will have to travel 205 km by road and further 14 km on foot to reach at Kedarnath. You can also travel till Haridwar (250km) and further travel by taxi to Gaurikund and then further 19km trek to Kedarnath.

How to Reach Kedarnath from Rishikesh via Airways

The nearest air connectivity to Rishikesh is the Jolly Grant Airport which is located in Dehradun at a distance of 25 km, frequent flights from Delhi, Bangalore, and Mumbai etc arrive at the Jolly Grant Airport. From Dehradun you can book a taxi or board a bus or even travel via train till Rishikesh. The Best way to reach Rishikesh is to book a taxi from the Jolly Grant Airport till Rishikesh. Further from Rishikesh travel via taxi or bus and head on to your journey to Kedarnath.

How to Reach Kedarnath from Rishikesh via Helicopter

To reach Kedarnath from Rishikesh via Helicopter you can travel till Dehradun via bus, taxi or train. From Dehradun you can reach to the Sahastradhara Helipad which is located on the Nagal Road, Kulhan, Dehradun. The Helicopter helps you to reach within 40 minutes. Another way of travelling to Kedarnath from Rishikesh via Helicopter is to book a taxi till Phata which is at a distance of 193 km from Rishikesh. Other places nearby Phata where the Helicopter service is available are Guptkashi and Sersi.

How to Reach Kedarnath from Rishikesh via Road

The visitors can board a Bus from Rishikesh to Kedarkanth. Private Taxis can also be hired from these places. There are a number of buses and taxis available from Rishikesh to Kedarnath with the fare depending on the type of Bus or Taxi you will be choosing.

Route map to Kedarnath from Rishikesh via Road

Rishikesh – Devprayag (70km) – Srinagar (35km) – Rudraprayag (34km) – Tilwara (9km) – Agastmuni (10km) – Kund (15km) -Guptkashi (5km) – Phata (11km) – Rampur (9km) – SonPrayag (3km) – Gaurikund (5km). Then further trek to the Kedarnath Temple as it is accessible on foot from Gaurikund.

How to Reach Kedarnath from Haridwar

Kedarnath is located at a distance of 250km from Haridwar. Haridwar is connected to Dehradun and Rishikesh with roadways and railways across the country. To reach at Kedarnath from Haridwar you can follow the guidelines mentioned above, as once you reach to Rishikesh from Haridwar the distance and means to travel to Kedarnath from Rishikesh/Haridwar is same as mentioned above.

Follow the above mentioned Guidelines to Reach Kedarnath from Rishikesh/Haridwar and make your journey hassle free and a memorable one.



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Dk Yadav
3 months 7 days ago

Myself handicap due to I have not complete full journey from gorikund to kedarnath via foot I have completed only 6 km.
So here other medium like khachar are available or not if yes then what fare to charge it to cover that distance

Please reply earlier I have a plan on this Friday to journey kedarnath temple

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