A short trip to Kedarnath can be a great way to experience the beauty and spirituality of this revered destination in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Shri Kedarnath Yatra is a pilgrimage trip to the sacred shrines of Shri Shri Kedarnath ji located in the state of Uttarakhand, India. Shri Kedarnath is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, located in the Himalayan range of Uttarakhand, India. It is one of the four shrines comprising the Chota Char Dham Yatra, which is a highly revered pilgrimage journey for Hindus. The journey usually starts from Haridwar, which is well-connected by road, rail, and air to other parts of the country.
Shri Kedarnath temple is situated at an altitude of 3,583 meters (11,755 feet) and can only be reached on foot or by helicopter. The trek to Kedarnath from Gaurikund, the nearest roadhead, is a challenging but rewarding experience, with scenic views of the mountains, valleys, and waterfalls. Shri Kedarnath Yatra from Haridwar offerd by Indian Circuit typically takes around 4 Nights and 5 Days, and it involves visiting several other holy places along the way, such as Haridwar, Rishikesh, and Guptkashi. The entire journey is quite challenging and requires physical fitness and endurance as it involves trekking in hilly terrain and high altitude.
Indian Circuit is a leading Chardham Tour Operator and travel agencies that organize Shri Kedarnath Yatra packages from Haridwar, which includes transportation, accommodation, meals, and other necessary facilities. The temple is open to visitors from April to November, while it remains closed during the winter months due to heavy snowfall. The best time to visit Kedarnath is during the summer months of May to June and September to October when the weather is pleasant and the trekking conditions are favorable.