Kedarnath is the Most famous Shrine of the Hindu religion. And it is one of the Char Dham temples, the others being Badrinath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri. which was situated at 11755 ft (3500 m) in Garhwal in the Himalayan valley.
Beside, Kedarnath is one of the twelve Jyotirlinga temples. This Temple is One thousand years old and is made of massive stone slabs on top of a large rectangular platform.
Every Year lacks several tourists come to this Lord Shiva Temple. After the 2013 tragedy, the number of pilgrims is increasing compared to past years.
How to go From Haridwar To Kedarnath
Haridwar which is 250 km away from Kedarnath temple. If you are planning your trip to Kedarnath Jyotirlinga from Haridwar. And search for the easiest way to go from Haridwar to Kedarnath. Then Haridwar is the right destination to start your journey for Kedarnath Dham.
Here i guide you with some information about how to reach Kedarnath from Haridwar.
Route map to Kedarnath from Haridwar via Road
Haridwar to Rishikesh [21 km], Rishikesh –Devprayag (70km) – Srinagar (35km) – Rudraprayag (34km) – Tilwara (9km) – Agastmuni (10km) – Kund (15km).
After reaching Kund, you have to go to Guptkashi (5km) – Phata (11km) – Rampur (9km) – SonPrayag (3km) – Gaurikund (5km). Then for the last time, you will go to Kedarnath by road trek. That is a total of 18 km of track.
Haridwar to Kedarnath By Taxi Service
This is one of the best options to reach Kedarnath easily. There are lots of people offering taxi services from railway stations or Haridwar Bus Stand to Gaurikund, where your car journey ends. Because this place is the last motorable road to Kedarnath.
Also, Taxi owners provide a wide variety of taxis. The charges of taxi depend upon your vehicle choice. That takes around 8 hours to reach Gauri Kund in a rental car.
Haridwar to Kedarnath by Bus Service
If You have your family and your relatives with you. And you are more than ten members? So, in that case, I would advise you to take a bus service. From Haridwar, you can directly book a bus for Kedarnath Yatra. It is one of the most convenient ways to travel to Chardham.
Further, if you have two or three passengers and you cannot get a bus facility from Haridwar. Because This type of problem is usually seen in the months of May and June of the travel season. At this time lacks several commuters travel to Uttarakhand.
So, in that case, you can also start a bus journey from Rishikesh, which is 30 minutes away from Haridwar. There are several bus options to reach many areas of Uttarakhand. And from here, you can make your journey easier.
Haridwar to Kedarnath by Local Sharable Jeeps
Presently, commuters’ vehicles are going up to Sonprayag; then, you have to hire a local jeep up to Gaurikund. Then there is a trek of around 20 km. These jeeps Like Tata Sumo are very successful on Hill routes.
But if you are traveling in your car. then Sonprayag will be your last destination by car because the parking facility is available in Sonprayag itself. The distance between Sonprayag to Gaurikund is 05 Km. Then the road ends, and a 19 km trek starts here by helicopter, palki or horses, mule service.
So, You must have understood how you could start your journey from Haridwar to Kedarnath.