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The Kedarnath Temple is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. Kedarnath forms one of the four sites of the Chota Char Dham Pilgrimage. It is Dedicated to Lord Shiva, Kedarnath Temple is among the 275 temples of the most powerful Shiva temples in the world and is also the most important among the PanchKedars. Among the glorious mountain peaks those are covered with nothing but snows, lies one of the holiest pilgrim sites of northern India is Kedarnath. This beautiful city is visited by thousands of tourists from all over the world and the blessing of the lord and scout the undulating scenery of this region at an elevation of 11,755 ft. above the sea level.



Altitude 3553 mts
District Rudraprayag, Garhwal
State Uttarakhand
Season April to November
Famous for Pilgrimage, Temple
Pincode 24645
STD Code o1364
Best Time to Visit April,May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
Nearest Railway Station Rishikesh, 210 kms
Nearest Airport Jolly Grant Airport, 239km
Famous for Kedarnath Temple, Char Dham Yatra, Pilgrimage, Temple


    Winter (October to April)
    When you are visiting the Kedarnath in winter you will go through the freezing cold temperatures. Winter in Kedarnath will test your fortitude and leave you exhausted. The whole landscape is beautiful, but you will have to brave temperatures below freezing point at times. The land have sunny days, but overall, winter is a cold and tough time in Kedarnath.
    Summer (April to June)
    Kedarnath is always cold but it’s just that the degree of the coldness varies. The summer months of April, May and June are very cool and pleasant, making them perfect for sightseeing. The average temperature is around 17 degree Celsius, and with the warm sun, you can spend your time walking about the places nearby. Besides visiting the main Kedarnath temple, you can use your precious time to make a pilgrimage to the other shrines that dot this beautiful mountain town.
    Monsoon (July to September)
    Kedarnath during monsoon is unreliable. Overall the region doesn’t receive much rainfall, but when it does rain heavily, it could lead to landslides and the possibility of roadblocks. Unless you wish to be adventurous, it is best if you avoid this season and plan your spiritual vacation in the summer.

    By Flight: Those travelling by airplanes will have to take a flight to Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun or from outside the airport cab and taxis can be hired. The town is also connected to Dehradun and Haridwar by bus or you can hire a cab. Train travellers will have to get down at Rishikesh Railway Station and take a bus to reach Kedarnath.
    By Train: The nearest railway station to Kedarnath is Rishikesh. Rishikesh railway station is situated 210kms before kedarnath on NH58. Rishikesh is well connected by railway networks with major destinations of India. Trains to Rishikesh are frequent. Kedarnath is well connected by motorable roads with Rishikesh. Taxis and buses are available from Rishikesh, Srinagar, Rudraprayag, Chamoli, and many other destinations to kedarnath.
    By Road: Kedarnath is well connected by motorable roads with major destinations of Uttarakhand state. Buses to Haridwar, Rishikesh and Srinagar are available from ISBT Kashmiri Gate New Delhi. Buses and Taxis to Kedarnath are easily available from major destinations of Uttarakhand state like Dehradun, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Pauri, Rudraprayag, Karnaprayag, Ukhimath, Srinagar, Chamoli etc.


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    Q How To Visit Kedarnath From Haridwar Or Delhi?

    Once you are in Dehradun, you can either take a bus or hire a cab to reach Kedarnath. By road: Kedarnath is well connected to New Delhi and Dehradun by bus network. If you land in New Delhi, the best way is to take a bus to reach Dehradun which is about 260 km from the Indian capital.

    Q What Is The Importance Of Kedarnath Dham For The Hindus?

    Shri Kedarnath Dham is a prominent pilgrimage for Hindus as it is one of the twelve jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva, the God of destruction. Kedarnath, Kalpesh war, Tung Nath, Madhmaheshwar and Rudra Nath shrines are together known as Pinch Kadar. Adi Shankaracharya restored the temple

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