Kedarnath"Take A Trip to The Tribal Beauty"

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    Kedarnath Temple - The statue of Lord Shiva is borne down from Garhwal to Ukhimath with the onset of winters in the month of November. This statue is then reinstated at this temple in the first week of May. During this period, the doors of this temple are opened for the pilgrims hailing from all over India to Kedarnath. The temple contains one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva along with one of the Panch Kedars. Kedar is that form of Lord Shiva which embodies a passion of love, death, hatred, mysticism and fear by his several forms. Kedarnath Temple, probably the most sacred Hindu shrine located in the great Himalayas, is believed to be constructed by Sankaracharya. Situated at the Garhwal region of Himalayas, this temple is one of the major Shiva temples in the country.

     

    Triyuginarayan - In addition, the temple has immense mythological importance as it is believed that Triyuginarayan is the same place where Lord Shiva tied married knot with his consort Parvati. Moreover, it is also believed that a perpetual flame, which is lit in front of the Shiva temple, has witnessed the holy matrimony. Tourists visiting this sightseeing place can also make a visit to other attractions such as Vishnu Kund, Rudra Kund and Brahma Kund.Triyuginarayan is located at a distance of 5 km trek from Son Prayag. Situated in a beautiful village in Rudraprayag, this place is famous for the old temple, which is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The temple located within the destination has its architecture and design resembling to the Kedarnath shrine.

     

    Kedarnath Mountain - The two peaks are among the top three tallest peaks on the south side of the Gangotri glacier. The north-west face of the Kedarnath Dome is a popular ski slope. The Kedarnath Mountain comprises of two peaks – the Kedarnath Peak and the Kedarnath Dome. It is situated in the western Garhwal Himalayas, 15 km south of Gaumukh, and forms part of the Gangotri mountain range.

     

    Rambara - The hamlet of Rambara lies 7 km before Kedarnath. It is at an altitude of 2591 m above sea level and 7 km away from Gaurikund.  It is the midpoint of the 14 km long trek to Kedarnath and is mostly a resting place with accommodation provided by the GMVN Tourist Rest House.

     

    Gaurikund - There is also a hot water spring located at Gaurikund by the same name. It is believed that a dip in this pond makes a person pure. Additionally, after a dip, a holy darshan in the shrine would fulfil all their desires. This destination also serves as a starting point of a trek to Kedarnath. Gaurikund, among the famous pilgrim centres, is located en route to the Kedarnath shrine. Situated at an altitude of 1,982 m, this holy place houses an ancient temple, which is dedicated to Goddess Parvati. According to a legend, it is believed that Parvati meditated at this destination for a long time so as to win Lord Shiva as her husband.

     

    Chorbari - Chorbari, also known as Gandhi Sarovar is located at a distance of approximately 1 km from Kedarnath. It is believed that the eldest of the Pandavas, Yudhishthira, have departed to heaven from this sarovar.

     

    Deoria Tal - The Lake is surrounded by a deep wood cover. In addition, rhododendrons and the tree Mahal along with pure pallid flower heads are also located around the lake.Deoria Tal, located on Chopta-Ukhimath, is at a distance of around 3 km from Sari. Perched at a height of 3,200 m, the crystalline water of this lake offers beautiful images of the surroundings. It is believed that it is the same place where Pandavas were asked queries by Yaksha.

     

    Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary - Birds like grey-cheeked warbler, flycatcher and Himalayan monal can be spotted within this sanctuary. Besides, fishes like Gara spp., Barilius spp., Nemacheilus, Schizothorax sp. and mahseer Tor tor can be seen in the River Mandakini.Owing to its diversity in physiological and geographical features, the sanctuary is home to rich floral species. Trees of Oak, Pine and Birch are in abundance in this sanctuary along with several flowering plants.Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary, sprawling over an area of 967 sq.km, was established in 1972. Located in the district of Chamoli, it is named after the famous Kedarnath temple. Situated on the catchment area of Alaknanda River, this sanctuary is home to temperate forests, which include low and coniferous, alpine and Bugyals.

     

    Guptkashi - Viswanath temple, located within this destination is among the several incarnations of Lord Shiva. In addition, the temple reflects the architectural style and design of the bygone eras. Ardhanareeshwar, on the other hand, is a divine concept that depicts the idol in the form of half man and half woman. The Ardhanareeshwar temple portrays Lord Shiva in the form of half male and half female. In addition, there are two streams of water located in the temple, which symbolises the two holy rivers, Ganges and Yamuna. Tourists can also see the image of Nandi bull, guarding the entrance of this temple. Guptkashi, an ideal stopover place for the devotees travelling to Kedarnath, is famous for the Ardhanareeshwar and Viswanath temples. According to the Hindu Mythology, it is believed that Lord Shiva hid at this place for some time.

     

    Agastyamuni - Locally known as Agasteshwar Mahadev, the temple is consecrated to sage Agastya. The images of Hindu deities present inside this temple have been carved out on the stones of the walls. In addition, the place is also known for the fairs being organised here. Agastyamuni plays a host for a large fair that takes place during the festival of Baisakhi. During this fair, several devotees throng here so as to celebrate the festival of Baisakhi, while they worship and pay their obeisance to the deity. Agastyamuni, located at a distance of around 20 km from Rudraprayag, is a noted tourist spot of religious significance in the state of Uttarakhand. Perched at a height of 1,000 m this famous spot is situated along the bank of the beautiful river Mandakini. Famed for the temple in the name of sage Agastya, it is also believed that the sage had meditated here for almost one year.

     

    Shankaracharya Samadhi - Commencing from the Jyotirmath Ashram located at Badrinath; it is a popular belief that Shankara took a journey to the mountainous terrain of Kedarnath. This place has fated to be his ultimate resting place. He was accompanied by four of his most beloved disciples but then Shankara insisted on carrying the journey alone for the residual part.Shankaracharya Samadhi, the grave of Adi Guru Shankaracharya, is one of the most popular tourist attractions. Located slightly behind the Kedarnath Temple, it is also one of the most visited places in Kedarnath.Additionally, it is also believed that he came to Kedarnath and in 8th century he established this holy shrine along with one of his four Mathas. He attained Nirvana at this place at the tender age of 32 years.

     

    Bhairav Nath Temple - According to a belief, during winter months due to the heavy rainfall, when the Kedarnath temple remains closed, the main temple complex is guarded by the deity placed in Bhairav Nath temple. Bhairav Nath Temple, located within the vicinity of the main temple complex, is one of the most popular temples after Kedarnath temple. Dedicated to God Bhairav, the temple is located to the south of the main temple.

     

    Son Prayag - It is believed that taking a dip in the Son Prayag enables one to attain Baikunth Dham or Nirvana. Son Prayag is situated at the confluence of the rivers Basuki and Mandakini, at a height of 1829 m, about 5 km from Gaurikund and 19 km from Kedarnath.

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  • Hotels of Kedarnath

    GMVN Tourist Bungalow Kedarnath, Kedarnath

    GMVN Tourist Bungalow Kedarnath, Kedarnath

    GMVN Tourist Bungalow Kedarnath is located at Kedarnath in Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand, near the famous Kedarnath temple. Nearest airport is Jolly Grant airport at Dehradun, which is about 238 km from Kedarnath.

    1,700.00 Avg/night

    Hotel Punjab Sindh Awas, Kedarnath

    Main Market, Near Post Office Kedarnath

    Hotel Punjab Sindh Awas offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is c

    1,800.00 Avg/night

    The Chardham Camps Guptakashi, Kedarnath

    Kedarpuram P.O-Guptkashi, Rudraprayag, Kedarnath

    The Chardham Camp in Guptkashi is located close to Ukhimath Distance route to Kedarnath from Guptakashi to Gaurikund (29 Kms) Kedarnath (14 kms trek).The Chardhamp Camp, Guptkashi is situated on the route to Kedarnath

    4,516.00 Avg/night

    Gujarat Bhawan, Kedarnath

    Phata, Kedarnath Dist-Rudraprayag

    Gujarat Bhawan Hotel is located at Phata village in Ukhimath Tehsil of Rudraprayag district in Uttarakhand. Nearest airport from the village is Jolly Grant airport at Dehradun, which is about 210 km away. Rishikesh railw

    1,500.00 Avg/night

    Hotel Saurabh, Kedarnath

    Kedarnath Marg Badalpur Near Rampur

    Hotel Saurabh offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is created fro

    1,600.00 Avg/night

    Kedar Palace, Kedarnath

    Kedarnath Marg, Guptkashi, Rudraprayag

    Kedar Palace offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is created from

    1,600.00 Avg/night

    Anoop Tourist Guest House, Kedarnath

    Kedarnath road 

    Anoop Tourist Guest House is located on Kedarnath Road, about 2 km from Phata Helipad at Phata village in Ukhimath Tehsil of Rudraprayag district in Uttarakhand. Nearest airport from the village is Jolly Grant airport at

    1,800.00 Avg/night

    Shivalik Valley Resorts, Kedarnath

    Sitapur, Kedarnath Dham

    Shivalik Valley Resort is located in Rudraprayag District on the divine outskirts of Kedarnath. A major attraction from the resort is Durga temple (Approx. 3 km) which adds more shine to the Kedarnath festivities. The ov

    2,200.00 Avg/night

    Sunil Lodge, Kedarnath

    Kedarnath Road, Kedarnath HO

    Sunil Lodge offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is created from

    1,500.00 Avg/night

    Everest Tourist Lodge, Kedarnath

    Kedarnath marg Sitapur Dist. Rudraprayag

    Everest Tourist Lodge offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is cre

    1,400.00 Avg/night

  • Weather

     

    Kedarnath Temple - The statue of Lord Shiva is borne down from Garhwal to Ukhimath with the onset of winters in the month of November. This statue is then reinstated at this temple in the first week of May. During this period, the doors of this temple are opened for the pilgrims hailing from all over India to Kedarnath. The temple contains one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva along with one of the Panch Kedars. Kedar is that form of Lord Shiva which embodies a passion of love, death, hatred, mysticism and fear by his several forms. Kedarnath Temple, probably the most sacred Hindu shrine located in the great Himalayas, is believed to be constructed by Sankaracharya. Situated at the Garhwal region of Himalayas, this temple is one of the major Shiva temples in the country.

     

    Triyuginarayan - In addition, the temple has immense mythological importance as it is believed that Triyuginarayan is the same place where Lord Shiva tied married knot with his consort Parvati. Moreover, it is also believed that a perpetual flame, which is lit in front of the Shiva temple, has witnessed the holy matrimony. Tourists visiting this sightseeing place can also make a visit to other attractions such as Vishnu Kund, Rudra Kund and Brahma Kund.Triyuginarayan is located at a distance of 5 km trek from Son Prayag. Situated in a beautiful village in Rudraprayag, this place is famous for the old temple, which is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The temple located within the destination has its architecture and design resembling to the Kedarnath shrine.

     

    Kedarnath Mountain - The two peaks are among the top three tallest peaks on the south side of the Gangotri glacier. The north-west face of the Kedarnath Dome is a popular ski slope. The Kedarnath Mountain comprises of two peaks – the Kedarnath Peak and the Kedarnath Dome. It is situated in the western Garhwal Himalayas, 15 km south of Gaumukh, and forms part of the Gangotri mountain range.

     

    Rambara - The hamlet of Rambara lies 7 km before Kedarnath. It is at an altitude of 2591 m above sea level and 7 km away from Gaurikund.  It is the midpoint of the 14 km long trek to Kedarnath and is mostly a resting place with accommodation provided by the GMVN Tourist Rest House.

     

    Gaurikund - There is also a hot water spring located at Gaurikund by the same name. It is believed that a dip in this pond makes a person pure. Additionally, after a dip, a holy darshan in the shrine would fulfil all their desires. This destination also serves as a starting point of a trek to Kedarnath. Gaurikund, among the famous pilgrim centres, is located en route to the Kedarnath shrine. Situated at an altitude of 1,982 m, this holy place houses an ancient temple, which is dedicated to Goddess Parvati. According to a legend, it is believed that Parvati meditated at this destination for a long time so as to win Lord Shiva as her husband.

     

    Chorbari - Chorbari, also known as Gandhi Sarovar is located at a distance of approximately 1 km from Kedarnath. It is believed that the eldest of the Pandavas, Yudhishthira, have departed to heaven from this sarovar.

     

    Deoria Tal - The Lake is surrounded by a deep wood cover. In addition, rhododendrons and the tree Mahal along with pure pallid flower heads are also located around the lake.Deoria Tal, located on Chopta-Ukhimath, is at a distance of around 3 km from Sari. Perched at a height of 3,200 m, the crystalline water of this lake offers beautiful images of the surroundings. It is believed that it is the same place where Pandavas were asked queries by Yaksha.

     

    Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary - Birds like grey-cheeked warbler, flycatcher and Himalayan monal can be spotted within this sanctuary. Besides, fishes like Gara spp., Barilius spp., Nemacheilus, Schizothorax sp. and mahseer Tor tor can be seen in the River Mandakini.Owing to its diversity in physiological and geographical features, the sanctuary is home to rich floral species. Trees of Oak, Pine and Birch are in abundance in this sanctuary along with several flowering plants.Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary, sprawling over an area of 967 sq.km, was established in 1972. Located in the district of Chamoli, it is named after the famous Kedarnath temple. Situated on the catchment area of Alaknanda River, this sanctuary is home to temperate forests, which include low and coniferous, alpine and Bugyals.

     

    Guptkashi - Viswanath temple, located within this destination is among the several incarnations of Lord Shiva. In addition, the temple reflects the architectural style and design of the bygone eras. Ardhanareeshwar, on the other hand, is a divine concept that depicts the idol in the form of half man and half woman. The Ardhanareeshwar temple portrays Lord Shiva in the form of half male and half female. In addition, there are two streams of water located in the temple, which symbolises the two holy rivers, Ganges and Yamuna. Tourists can also see the image of Nandi bull, guarding the entrance of this temple. Guptkashi, an ideal stopover place for the devotees travelling to Kedarnath, is famous for the Ardhanareeshwar and Viswanath temples. According to the Hindu Mythology, it is believed that Lord Shiva hid at this place for some time.

     

    Agastyamuni - Locally known as Agasteshwar Mahadev, the temple is consecrated to sage Agastya. The images of Hindu deities present inside this temple have been carved out on the stones of the walls. In addition, the place is also known for the fairs being organised here. Agastyamuni plays a host for a large fair that takes place during the festival of Baisakhi. During this fair, several devotees throng here so as to celebrate the festival of Baisakhi, while they worship and pay their obeisance to the deity. Agastyamuni, located at a distance of around 20 km from Rudraprayag, is a noted tourist spot of religious significance in the state of Uttarakhand. Perched at a height of 1,000 m this famous spot is situated along the bank of the beautiful river Mandakini. Famed for the temple in the name of sage Agastya, it is also believed that the sage had meditated here for almost one year.

     

    Shankaracharya Samadhi - Commencing from the Jyotirmath Ashram located at Badrinath; it is a popular belief that Shankara took a journey to the mountainous terrain of Kedarnath. This place has fated to be his ultimate resting place. He was accompanied by four of his most beloved disciples but then Shankara insisted on carrying the journey alone for the residual part.Shankaracharya Samadhi, the grave of Adi Guru Shankaracharya, is one of the most popular tourist attractions. Located slightly behind the Kedarnath Temple, it is also one of the most visited places in Kedarnath.Additionally, it is also believed that he came to Kedarnath and in 8th century he established this holy shrine along with one of his four Mathas. He attained Nirvana at this place at the tender age of 32 years.

     

    Bhairav Nath Temple - According to a belief, during winter months due to the heavy rainfall, when the Kedarnath temple remains closed, the main temple complex is guarded by the deity placed in Bhairav Nath temple. Bhairav Nath Temple, located within the vicinity of the main temple complex, is one of the most popular temples after Kedarnath temple. Dedicated to God Bhairav, the temple is located to the south of the main temple.

     

    Son Prayag - It is believed that taking a dip in the Son Prayag enables one to attain Baikunth Dham or Nirvana. Son Prayag is situated at the confluence of the rivers Basuki and Mandakini, at a height of 1829 m, about 5 km from Gaurikund and 19 km from Kedarnath.

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