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Yatra to Kedarnath Dham

4 Days

 Kedarnath Dham Dev Bhoomi Uttarakhand. During your Yatra trip, is full of spiritualism and at every corner you will find devotees, hundreds of temples, ceremonies, Aarti and much more. In this yatra, we cover most important Kedarnath Dham, lying in high Himalayans mountains and remains closed for six months due to extreme weather conditions as during the winter months entire region is covered with white blanket of snow due to this the location becomes inaccessible. however, the Kapats of Kedarnath Dham’s open during summer (April / May onwards and Closes with the beginning of Winters in October / November)


Kedarnath is one of the four sacred Char Dham pilgrimage sites in Uttarakhand, India. It holds immense significance in Hindu mythology and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Here are some key points about Kedarnath:

  1. Location: Kedarnath is located in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand, nestled amidst the Garhwal Himalayas at an elevation of approximately 3,583 meters (11,755 feet) above sea level.
  2. Spiritual Significance: The Kedarnath Temple is considered one of the holiest shrines for Hindus. It is believed to be a part of the Panch Kedar pilgrimage, where Lord Shiva’s hump is worshipped.
  3. Accessibility: Kedarnath is not directly accessible by road. To reach the temple, one needs to undertake a trek of about 16 kilometers from Gaurikund, which is the nearest roadhead. The trek passes through beautiful landscapes and offers breathtaking views of the Himalayas.
  4. Kedarnath Temple: The ancient Kedarnath Temple is the main attraction of the pilgrimage. It is constructed in a traditional Himalayan architecture style using large stone slabs. The temple remains closed during the winter months due to heavy snowfall and reopens in late April or early May.
  5. Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary: The region surrounding Kedarnath is part of the Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary, known for its diverse flora and fauna. It provides a habitat for various animal species, including Himalayan monal, musk deer, and snow leopards.
  6. Adi Shankaracharya: Adi Shankaracharya, the great Indian philosopher and theologian, is believed to have established the Kedarnath Temple in the 8th century.
  7. Pandavas Connection: It is believed that the Pandavas, characters from the Hindu epic Mahabharata, sought the blessings of Lord Shiva at Kedarnath to absolve themselves of their sins after the Kurukshetra War.
  8. Kedarnath Vasuki Tal Trek: Apart from the main temple, Kedarnath offers other trekking opportunities, including the trek to Vasuki Tal, a high-altitude lake surrounded by stunning snow-capped peaks.

Kedarnath is not only a spiritual destination but also a paradise for nature lovers and trekkers. The serene atmosphere, scenic beauty, and religious significance make it a must-visit destination for those seeking a soulful journey amidst the Himalayas.


Today morning meet and received by Trekup India representative / trip driver, all will board the assigned vehicle and thereafter we proceed our drive to Guptkashi. Enjoy the beautiful mountain driver towards our destination. Our drive will pass through some important destinations such as Devpryag, where you can witness confluence of river Alaknanda and Bhagirathi and from here onwards it becomes Ma Ganga. Driving further we pass through big town of Srinagar which is famous for Kamleshwar Temple as lord Ram formed a Shivling with kamal (Lotus flower). We further drive passing through Ma Dhari Devi Temple and reaching Rudrapryag Distrcit famous its confluence of River Alaknanda and River Mandakani. We continue our drive to Guptkashi, is a comparatively big town located on an elevation of 1,319m situated in the Garhwal Himalayas in Rudraprayag district located in Uttarakhand, India. It is famous for its long-standing Vishwanath temple dedicated in honor of the Hindu god Shiva and is similar to that in Varanasi. On reaching Guptkashi we check into our booked accommodation followed by dinner.

Today we might start early in the morning to beat the crowd, on some days we might start as early as 2-3 am. From Guptkashi Trekup India vehicle will drop you to the Sonprayag parking area from where on your own you need to board a local taxi from Sonprayag to Gaurikund in a local union jeep which is at Rs. 60-80 Per Person (direct payment). From Gaurikund we commence on a long tiring trek of 14-16 Kms to Kedarnath Temple. In case you are not in a position to hike (you have an option to book Doli, Palki, Horses at additional cost directly payable). On reaching Kedarnath meet Trekup India representative, who will assist you to your booked accommodation. If you are well in time, have an opportunity to witness evening Aarti Ceremony at the Temple.

This morning, you will observe the Aarti ceremony at Kedarnath Temple and trek back to Gaurikund, from where you will have to take a local taxi to Sonprayag (make sure to reach Sonprayag latest by 1300 hours). From Sonprayag we board our vehicles and proceed our drive to Guptkashi for overnight stay.

Stay for the night at Guest House / Hotel
Meals Dinner Only

oday, after breakfast at our accommodation we straight drive to Rishikesh. We will be reaching Rishikesh in the evening hours, hence make your onwards reservation accordingly.

No Accommodation Meals
Breakfast Only

Day 5 :

Trek Cost Inclusion

  • 03 Nights’ Accommodation during the trip will be provided using Standard Category Hotels on Twin Sharing Basis (Except in Kedarnath which will be on multi sharing basis and basic category.)
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary on MAP i.e. Breakfast and Dinner basis (it will be basic Indian vegetarian Meals on buffet basis- No meals in Kedarnath)
  • Transportation using non-AC vehicle on sharing basis from Rishikesh – Rishikesh as per the Itinerary and given routine.
  • All toll tax, parking, fuel and driver allowances are included.

Trek Cost Exclusion

  • Mandatory GST of 5% on Invoice Amount
  • Any kind of Travel / Health Insurance (Trekup India strictly recommend each traveler to please carry your own travel / health insurance)
  • Any Meals /Snacks / Beverages in during trip and in Kedarnath
  • Any Cost for Airfare / Train fare (This can be booked and arranged by Trekup India at additional cost)
  • Any Kind of Medical expenses, kindly do carry your daily use medicine along
  • Any tips to your service providers, laundry charges, Phone calls, liquors or any kind of drink, mineral water, camera fee or any other personal nature expenses.
  • Any pony / Horses, Doli, Palki Cost during Yatra to Kedarnath Temple (Client can book them on the spot-on direct expenses)
  • Any Helicopter charges for Kedarnath Temple – Be Careful on booking Heli tickets.
  • Any kind of rituals or Pooja Ceremonies at the Dham’s, this can be done on spot with direct payment.
  • Any other fee / charges not mentioned in the cost included section

5% Off
From ₹ 9,500 ₹ 9,000
/ Adult
From ₹ 8,000 ₹ 6,999
/ Child
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