Overview/Itinerary

 Kedarnath is located at a distance of 223 km from Rishikesh in Uttarakhand and close to the source of the Mandakini River at the height of 3,583 m (11,755 ft) above sea level. Kedarnath is a town in Rudraprayag district in the state of Uttarakhand in India and has gained importance because of the Kedarnath Temple. It is approximately 86 kilometres from Rudraprayag, the district headquarter. It is a Nagar panchayat in the Rudraprayag district. Kedarnath is a small town flanked by snow-capped peaks, most prominently the Kedarnath Mountain that gets covered with snowfall during winters but melts by April. The green meadow Deoli lies on its southern side while Gaurikund can be visited to get an initial glimpse of the Himalayan terrain. The source of the Mandakini River lies just 10 kilometres away and is accessible via trekking alongside Chandraganth Lake and Manchhganga Glacier. Kumaradhara & Kalpeshwar are two beautiful trekking spots near Kedarnath Temple with hot water springs flowing out of snow over many rocks creating lush green valley around it and natural heart shaped ponds nearby it creating a mesmerising view!!

Tour Destination

  • Dehradun pickup: Haridwa-1N,
  • Guptkashi / Sitapur-1N,
  • Kedarnath- 1N,
  • Guptkashi / Sitapur -1N,
  • Haridwar -1 N,
  • Dehradun Drop Only.

 

Meal Plan : MAP ( Breakfast & Dinner )

 

Vehicle Type : 

  • AC Vehicle: Sedan Car / Innova / Tempo Traveller
  • Note: AC will not operate in hills.

 

{DELUXE} Hotel Details

Destination

Hotel Name

No. of Nights

Meal Plan

Haridwar

Hotel Lakshyas / Similar

01

MAP

Guptkashi

Hotel  Shree Narayan Resort    / Similar

01

MAP

Kedarnath

Hotel Punjab & Sindh Awash   / Similar Note: Accommodation on Quad Sharing Basis

01

MAP

Guptkashi

Hotel  Shree Narayan Resort    / Similar

01

MAP

Haridwar

Hotel Urmi / Similar

01

MAP

 

   Supplementary cost : Pay by Guest Directly

Helicopter Charges both side up & down

Rs.9500/- Per person approx extra

VIP Darshan slip Kedarnath

Rs.2000/- Per person approx extra

Pony Charges Kedarnath one side 

Rs.2500/- Per person approx extra

Palki Charges Kedarnath  both side

Rs.9500/- Per person approx extra   

 

Note : The pilgrims of  Chardham Yatra should keep in mind that in the Hill of Uttarakhand there are no star ranking hotels ( except few destinations) hotel. It is because of geographical, Environmental and ecological reasons. And the hotel rates are quoted according to the budget of pilgrims / Tourist and best available Accommodation at visiting destinations. Therefore pilgrims are kindly requested not to compare hotels located on Chardham Yatra route to other hotels of other regions. 

Itinerary Of Lord Kedarnath Yatra

 

Day 1- Dehradun To Haridwar 1/2 hrs:

 Arrival to Dehradun pickup from Airport / Railway Station proceeds to Haridwar. On arrival check in to hotel, after freshen up visit Mansa Devi & Chandi Devi temples by rope way, Evening assembles at Har Ki Pauri to visit Ganga Aarti Darshan. After the visit over come back to hotel, dinner overnight stay in Haridwar.

 

Day 2 – Haridwar –  Guptkashi / Sitapur / 220 -250 Kms / 9-10 Hrs:

Today after breakfast drive to Guptkashi/Sitapur on the way visit Devprayag & Rudraprayag (by pass only). At Guptkashi visit ancient Lord Shiva temple pooja/darshan, evening arrival to Guptkashi / Sitapur transfer to hotel after dinner overnight stay. 

 

Day 3- Guptkashi / Sitapur – Kedarnath  / Driving 35 / Trekking 16  / 8 -9 Hrs:

Early morning 4:am checkout from hotel and proceed to Sonprayag the reservation counter for booking Pony & Palki services from here (own cost) for Kedarnath journey. After booking Pony & Palki take local shuttle Taxi services (own cost) to reach Gaurikund the base point of Kedarnath. Trekking route begin from here,

Note: Present trekking route is Moderate for climbing. On arrival to Kedarnath check in to hotel, after freshen up visit Kedarnath temple for evening Aarti Darshan. Overnight stay at Kedarnathji.

For Helicopter Visit:

After breakfast checkout from hotel and drive to helipad Phata / Guptkashi to board the helicopter for Kedarnath. On arrival to Kedarnath helipad, a walk able distances about 500m reaching up to Kedarnath temple (3585m). On arrival to Kedarnath check in to hotel, after freshen up visit Kedarnath temple for evening Aarti Darshan. Overnight stay at Kedarnath.

 

Day 4- Kedarnath – Gaurikund - Sitapur / Guptkashi  One side Trek 16 Kms / Driving 35 Kms /6-7 Hrs:

 Early morning today 5: am visit the Kedarnath temple for Pooja/Darshan/ Abhishek.  Amongst the 12th Jyotirlinga of Lord Shiva 11th is situated in Kedarnath. The ancient temple of Kedarnath was built by Pandavas and renovated by Jagat Guru Shankaracharya in 7th century.  After breakfast checkout from hotel and trek down to Gaurikund 16km trek. On arrival to Gaurikund take shuttle Taxi services for Sonprayag (own cost) pickup & transfer to hotel. Overnight stay at Sitapur / Guptkashi.

For Helicopter Visit:

Early morning today 5: am visit the Kedarnath temple for Pooja/Darshan/ Abhishek.  Amongst the 12th Jyotirlinga of Lord Shiva 11th is situated in Kedarnath. The ancient temple of Kedarnath was built by Pandavas and renovated by Jagat Guru Shankaracharya in 7th century.  After early breakfast checkout from hotel proceed to Kedarnath Helipad to board the Helicopter for return journey Helipad Phata / Guptkashi for overnight stay.

 

Day 5- Guptkashi / Sitapur- Haridwar / 220 – 250 Kms / 9-10 Hrs:

 After breakfast checkout from hotel and proceed to Haridwar, en route visit Rishikesh sightseeing including Laxman Jhula, Ram Jhula, Geeta Bhawan & Swarga Asharm. Evening Arrival to Haridwar check in to hotel overnight stay.

 

Day 6- Haridwar – Dehradun Drop Only /2 Hrs:

 Today after breakfast leave Haridwar and drop to Airport / Railway Station.Journey concludes with happy memories..!! 

 

Costing For Kedarnath Yatra

No of Pax     Delux     Days          Vehicle

      2              25,850   5N 6Days    Sedan

      4              21,450   5N 6Days    Innova

      6              19,250   5N 6Days    Innova

      8              18,150   5N 6Days    Tempo Traveller

      10            17,499   5N 6Days    Tempo Traveller

      12            16,499   5N 6Days    Tempo Traveller

 

Note:

  • In Haridwar, Rishikesh and at the shrines non-vegetarian food and alcoholic beverages are prohibited.
  • Rooms are subject to availability at the time of booking
  • These are just quotations, we are not holding any booking
  • A/C will be operating only in plane ( Delhi - Rishikesh )
  • Vehicle will not be at disposal but will perform its respective duties as per itinerary
  • All chauffeurs will follow the itinerary given in advance at the time of costing , any changes in the itinerary without approvals from us will not be entertained and will be charged as per the tariff and chauffeur has right to refuse to visit any place not mentioned in the itinerary handed over to him by us.
  • In case of mechanical fault or miss happening, we will be requiring the time to reach there so as to replace the vehicle.
  • All payments has to be made in advance before departure or start of services.
  • General Check In Time: 12:00 Hours, Check Out Time: 12:00 Hours
  • As per Government rules, we request all the guests to carry a valid photo-Identity card
  • Foreign Nationals are requested to present their passport and valid visa at the time of Check In at hotel. 
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Dates and Rates
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  • Inclusions/Exclusions
    What we'll give/What we won't

    What is included in the tour

    • Accommodation as mentioned above
    • Meal Plan as mentioned above
    • A/C Vehicle, Sedan Car / Innova / Tempo Traveller
    • State Tax, Toll Tax, Driver DA, Parking
    • All sightseeing & transfers as per itinerary only
    • First Aid

    What is NOT included in the tour

    • Air Fare/Train fare
    • Auto  / Ropeway / Pony / Palki
    • Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, tips & gratuity, mineral water, soft & hard drinks
    • Entrance Fees & Guide charges.
    • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client, which is directly payable on the spot).
    • Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
    • Service Tax.
    • Anything which is not included in the inclusion
    Things to Carry
    Things to Carry

    1) Weather Conditions:

    Your journey shall involve trekking across high mountains, facing strong cold winds. You must carry :-

    •  Adequate woolen clothing;
    •  A small umbrella;
    • Winchester;
    • Raincoat;
    • Waterproof trekking shoes;
    •  Torch
    •  Walking stick;
    •  Cap (preferably a monkey cap;
    •  Gloves;
    •  Jacket;
    •  Woolen socks;
    • Trousers (preferably a waterproof pair). These items are essential as the climate is highly unpredictable and changes abruptly from sunny weather to rain and snow. The temperature can sometimes abruptly fall to 5 degree Celsius or lower.

     

    2) Id proofs

    Government issued identity proofs need to be shown at the hotel or resort before check-in. Always keep the Id proof with yourself while travelling. Keep a digital copy of your documents in your mobile devices in case of loss or emergency. (Pan card won’t be acceptable)

     

    3) Safety Tips

    1) Maintain distance with tourist guides, bus conductors, taxi drivers and local guides if you find them pressuring you to take their assistance. Don’t be rude, but decline their offers politely,

     

    2) Do not go out alone during late evenings and night. Always move in groups.

     

    3) Make a note of emergency numbers and details of the hotel where you are put in.

     

    4) Avoid taking eatables offered by the local people in buses, taxis etc.

     

    5) Make sure all your expensive stuffs are kept in safety lockers of your hotel room. Carry just enough money. During your travel, keep your cameras and other devices safely in a bad and check regularly.

     

    6) Maintain a separate pouch to keep liquid cash handy. In case you are carrying more money or withdrew it from ATM, do not expose it in the public place

     

    7) Do not trust strangers.

     

    8) Always ask for authorized tourist guides who have a badge provided by the Indian Government.

    Activity
    Trekking
    Destination
    Uttarakhand
    Duration
    5 to 7 Days