Are you planning for Kedarnath Yatra from Delhi?. You have landed in the right spot, this is a detailed guide about how to reach Kedarnath from Delhi.

Kedarnath is the dream destination for every Indian, people come here to worship Lord Shiva

What is the History behind Kedarnath?

This Temple was built by Pandavas, after the battle of Kurukshetra they went in the search of Lord Shiva but Shiva was hiding from them in the shape of Buffalo. When Pandavas reached Shivji even further, Shivji disappeared to hide from them. But, Bhima one of the Pandavas brothers tried stopping him holding Buffalo’s Legs and tails. Unfortunately, the lord Evaporated at that place and a hump was left which is worshipped as Kedarnath now.

Kedarnath Old Pic

What is the Location for Kedarnath?

Kedarnath is located in Rudraprayag District of Uttarakhand. Kedarnath is situated near chorabari glacier-the source of Mandakini River. The Total Elevation of Kedarnath is 3584 m above sea level. Tourists can take their vehicles till sonprayag after that you had to book a local taxi from there till Gauri Kund.

Distance from Delhi(By Road): 452 km

Total Duration from Delhi to Kedarnath: 10 – 12 Hrs

Kedarnath Route Map

Weather of Kedarnath

MonthMin. TemperatureMax. TemperatureWeatherOpen for Tourist
January-12.4 °C-1.6 °CCovered in SnowClosed
February-10.9 °C-0.6 °CCovered in SnowClosed
March-8.1 °C2.8 °CCovered in SnowClosed
April-4.3 °C6.7 °CCovered in SnowClosed
May-0.1 °C9.9 °CPleasant and ClearOpen
June4 °C13 °CPleasant and ClearOpen
July8.5 °C14.4 °CCloudy and RainyOpen
August8.6 °C14.1 °CCloudy and RainyOpen
September4.7 °C11.9 °CPleasant and ClearOpen
October-1.6 °C8 °CPleasant and ClearOpen
November-5.9 °C5 ° cChances of snowfallCloses mid of Nov
December-9.7 °C1 °CCovered in SnowClosed
Temperature Reference

What is the best time to Visit Kedarnath?

The Best time to visit Kedarnath is between September to November although the season starts from may but during summers you can expect long queues of pilgrims and it is also costly at that time.

During Monsoon season it becomes a little risky because of Landslides and a slippery trek to the top of Kedarnath.

How to Reach Kedarnath from Delhi?

Kedarnath Night View

How to Reach Kedarnath from Delhi by Road, Flight, and Train?

  1. By Road:

    –>Delhi to Sohnaprayag(441 Km ) Via NH-7
    –>Sonprayag to Gauri Kund using local Taxis
    –>Gaurikund to Kedarnath Dham(16 Km Trek)

  2. By Flight:

    –>Delhi to Jolly Grant Dehradun Airport(207Km Aerial Distance,01:00 hr)
    –>Dehradun Airport to Rishikesh(21 Km)
    –>Rishikesh to Sonprayag (210 Km ,7-8 Hr)
    –>Sonprayag to Gauri Kund using local Taxis
    –>Gaurikund to Kedarnath Dham(16 Km Trek)

  3. By Train:

    –> Delhi Railway Station to Yog Nagri Rishikesh Station (5-6 hr)
    –>Rishikesh to Sonprayag (210 Km,7-8 Hr)
    –>Sonprayag to Gauri Kund using local Taxis
    –>Gaurikund to Kedarnath Dham(16 Km Trek)

Things to Keep in Mind before going to Kedarnath

  • You can trek only between 4 am to 2 pm after that pilgrims are not allowed to trek , so plan your trek accordingly.
  • People with respiratory ,heart and blood pressure problems must consult to their doctors before planning for Kedarnath Trip.
  • People must book palki’s , poni’s and helicopter prior, because of high rush in season through online or call us at 9041764158.
  • You must have Rt-pcr Negative Report and E-pass Uttarakhand to enter the state.
  • You must have a Water bottle for keeping you hydrated.

What are the Places Around Kedarnath to Explore?

  • Vaasu Ki Taal : Vaasu ki Taal is a glacial lake situated at an altitude of 14200 ft. above sea level at Kedarnath Dham Uttarakhand. It is famous for lovely collection of Himalayan flowers surrounding its length and breadth with their fragrance, vibrancy and pleasure. The best part of this lake is that it offers a chance to achieve an adrenaline high for the adventure lovers. The Vasuki Tal Trek is one of the most brilliant treks in India, that gives you chance to both test your endurance and also witness the divinity of the Himalayas.

Trek Distance: 6 km

Tip: You must hire a local guide for going Vaasu ki Taal as its trek is very steep and little hard for the beginners.

Vaasu ki taal
  • Chorabari Lake :  Chorabari Tal  is situated on the mouth of Chorabari Bamak glacier. The Lake lies on the foot of Kirthi Stambh peak at an astounding altitude of 3,900mts above sea level. After 2013 flood in Kedarnath this lake was totally destroyed and you can find all the traces of destruction there.

Trek Distance : 3km

Chorabari Lake
  • Bhairav Temple: It is believed that without darshan of Bhairav Temple the Kedarnath Dham Darshan is not considered to be completed by Kedarnath’s Rituals.

Trek Distance: 1 Km

Bhairav Temple

Frequently Asked Questions:

How to book Kedarnath Package from Delhi?

Reach us at 9041764158/9812597039

What is the best time to visit Kedarnath?

The Best time to visit Kedarnath is between September to November although the season starts from may but during summers you can expect long queues of pilgrims and it is also costly at that time.

How many days are enough for Kedarnath Trip?

For Kedarnath Tour, it usually takes 3 – 4 Days to Completely explore all the places.

Which is the nearest Railway station to Kedarnath?

The Nearest Railway to Kedarnath is Yog Nagri Rishikesh,Uttarakhand

Which is the nearest airport to Kedarnath?

The Nearest Airport to Kedarnath is Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun.

What is the Total Trekking time in Kedarnath?

Kedarnath’s Trekking starts from Gaurikund and the total distance to reach is 16 Km which usually takes 7-8 hr.

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