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Kedarnath Yatra

About Kedarnath

Kedarnath one of the most sacred pilgrimage of Lord Shiva twelve Jyotirlingas, is situated in Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand. Kedarnath is one of the Chardhams and is situated at an altitude of 3586 mts, in the lap of the majestic mountain peaks and near the head of river Mandakini. It is set amidst the stunning mountains cape of the Himalayas and at the head of the Mandakini River. Kedar is another name of lord Shiva, the protector and the destroyer. The temple is a 16 km trek from Gaurikund. The ideal time for the pilgrimage to Kedarnath is from May to October. During the winters, the idols from Kedarnath and Madhyamaheshwar are brought to Ukhimath and worshipped there for six months. The exquisite architecture Kedarnath temple is believed to be more than 1000 years old. The temple is built from evenly cut huge grey stones evoking wonders about the ancient craftsmanship.

Gaurikund is the point where the road to Kedarnath ends and an easy trek of 17km begins. Gaurikund is well connected by motorable roads with major destinations of Uttarakhand and northern states of India. Buses and Taxis to Gaurikund are easily available from major destinations of Uttarakhand like Dehradun, Rishikesh, Haridwar, Srinagar etc. Gaurikund lies on National Highway 109 which connects Rudraprayag with Kedarnath.

Rishikesh Railway Station is the nearest railway head from Kedarnath. Located about 210 km from Gaurikund, Rishikesh Railway Station is well connected to almost all the major cities of India and has a regular trains on a daily basis. From Rishikesh, one can take a bus to Gaurikund.

Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun is the nearest civil airhead. Located around 250 km from Kedarnath, Jolly Grant Airport is connected to the major cities of India including New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai. There are plenty of flights operating to and fro from these cities and provide a lot of options in terms of flight timing and fares. Almost all the major airlines have flights to Jolly Grant Airport. Once you are in Dehradun, you can either take a bus or hire a cab to reach Kedarnath.

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Yatri Facilities

HORSE/MULE RATES FROM SONPRAYAG ONWARDS TO SHRI KEDARNATH JI

From To Distance (KM) Rate
Sonprayag Base Camp Kedarnath 19 ₹ 2500
Sonprayag Lincholi 16 ₹ 1700
Sonprayag Bheembali 11 ₹ 1150
Sonprayag Gaurikund 5 ₹ 650
Gaurikund Base Camp Kedarnath 14 ₹ 2300
Gaurikund Lincholi 11 ₹ 1600
Gaurikund Bheembali 6 ₹ 700
Gaurikund Sonprayag 5 ₹ 550
Bhimbali Base Camp Kedarnath 8 ₹ 1200
Bheembali Gaurikund 6 ₹ 700
Base Camp Kedarnath Sonprayag 19 ₹ 1700
Base Camp Kedarnath Gaurikund 14 ₹ 1500
Base Camp Kedarnath Bheembali 8 ₹ 800
Base Camp Kedarnath Lincholi 3 ₹ 500
Lincholi Base Camp Kedarnath 3 ₹ 550
Lincholi Gaurikund 11 ₹ 900
Lincholi Sonprayag 16 ₹ 1250

PALANQUIN (DOLI/DANDI) RATES FROM GAURIKUND ONWARDS TO SHRI KEDARNATH JI

From To Day Distance (KM) Weight till 75 Kg Weight till 90 Kg Weight 90-100 Kg
Gaurikund Shri Kedarnath One Side 16 ₹ 5700 ₹ 6700  ₹ 7700
Shri Kedarnath Gaurikund One Side 16 ₹ 5100 ₹ 6100 ₹ 7000
Gaurikund Shri Kedarnath Same Day 32 ₹ 9100 ₹ 10100 ₹ 11800
Gaurikund Shri Kedarnath With Night Stay 32 ₹ 10700 ₹ 11700 ₹ 13700
Gaurikund Lincholi One Side 12 ₹ 4700 ₹ 5700 ₹ 6500
Lincholi Gaurikund One Side 12 ₹ 4100 ₹ 5100 ₹ 5800
Lincholi Shri Kedarnath One Side 4 ₹ 2200 ₹ 3200 ₹ 3600
Shri Kedarnath Lincholi One Side 4 ₹ 2000 ₹ 3000 ₹ 3200
Lincholi Shri Kedarnath Same Day 8 ₹ 3500 ₹ 4500 ₹ 5000

POTTER (KANDI) RATES FROM GAURIKUND ONWARDS TO SHRI KEDARNATH JI

From To Day Distance (KM) Weight till 25 Kg Weight till 50 Kg
Gaurikund to Shri Kedarnath Back to Gaurikund Same Day 32 ₹ 3800 ₹ 7700
Gaurikund to Shri Kedarnath Back to Gaurikund With Night Stay 32 ₹ 4900 ₹ 8600
Gaurikund Lincholi Same Day 12 ₹ 1800 ₹ 3600
Gaurikund Bhimbali Same Day 06 ₹ 1000 ₹ 1900
Gaurikund Shri Kedarnath Same Day 16 ₹ 2600 ₹ 4600
Shri Kedarnath Lincholi Same Day 04 ₹ 700 ₹ 1100
Shri Kedarnath Bhimbali Same Day 10 ₹ 1200 ₹ 2300
Shri Kedarnath Gaurikund Same Day 16 ₹ 2000 ₹ 3600
Lincholi Shri Kedarnath Same Day 04 ₹ 900 ₹ 1400
Shri Kedarnath Lincholi Same Day 04 ₹ 700 ₹ 1100
Helipad (Shri Kedarnath dham) Shri Kedarnath dham One Side 1.5 ₹ 500 ₹ 900
Shri Kedarnath dham Helipad (Shri Kedarnath dham) One Side 1.5 ₹ 500 ₹ 900
Helipad to Shri Kedarnath dham Back to Helipad Same Day 03 ₹ 800 ₹ 1400

Kedarnath Helicopter Services –

Guptkashi, Phata and Sirsi are famous for its Helipad, In Kedarnath Valley there are total 9 Active Helicopter Services providers, they offers Daily Kedarnath Helicopter Services From every day between 6:30 am to 06:00 Pm depending on weather condition. All Kedarnath Services Provider Helipads are located en route to your Kedarnath Yatra, it’s perfectly linked by motorable roads. Passengers are requested to visit Government of Uttarakhand Enterprise Garahwal Mandal Vikas Nigam (GMVN) portal https://heliservices.uk.gov.in/ for booking of helicopter tickets for Shri Kedarnath ji Yatra 2022. For any further queries Contact with GMVN :-.

Contact: 0135-2746817, 0135-2431793,
9568006639, 9368890751
Email: heligmvn@gmail.com
Calling Time: 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM


Heli ServicesRate for Shri Kedarnath Ji Yatra 2022

Name of Heli Service Address of Helipad Distance from Rudraprayag Contact No Ticket Price (Two-Way) Ticket Price (One-Way)
Aryan Aviation Guptkashi 42 Km 9871658111 ₹ 7750 ₹ 3875
Arrow Aircraft Guptkashi 42 Km 9971793325 ₹ 7750 ₹ 3875
Pinnacle Air Maikhanda 51 Km 9897009929 ₹ 4720 ₹ 2360
Pawan Hans Fata 54 Km 9828998687 ₹ 4720 ₹ 2360
Thumby Aviation Jamu Fata 56 Km 9544444602 ₹ 4720 ₹ 2360
Chipson Aviation Jamu Fata 56 Km 9871713416 ₹ 4720 ₹ 2360
Kestrel Aviation Badasu 59 Km 9821323798 ₹ 4680 ₹ 2340
Himalayan Heli Shersi 62 Km 9419236456 ₹ 4680 ₹ 2340
Arrow Aircraft Sonprayag 71 Km 9419236456 ₹ 4680 ₹ 2340

Medical Facilities FROM Rudraprayag ONWARDS TO SHRI KEDARNATH JI

Location Type of hospital Contact Facilities
Rudraprayag District Hospital 01364-233236 108 24*7, emergency support
Agastyamuni Community Health Centre +91-7895145190 24*7, emergency support
Ukhimath Primary health Centre +91-7456003162 24*7, emergency support
Guptkashi SAD +91-9411260403 24*7, emergency support
Fata Additional Primary Health Centre +91-9411260403 24*7, emergency support
Sonprayag Medical Relief Camp +91-9411126534 24*7, emergency support
Gaurikund SAD +91-9411126534 24*7, emergency support
Chhaudi Medical Relief Camp Available during yatra Primary Health check-up & support​
Chirbasa Medical Relief Camp Available during yatra Primary Health check-up & support​
Jungle Chatti Medical Relief Camp Available during yatra Primary Health check-up & support
Bhimbali Medical Relief Camp Available during yatra Primary Health check-up & support​
Chhoti Lincholi Medical Relief Camp​ Available during yatra Primary Health check-up & support
Badi Lincholi  Medical Relief Camp Available during yatra Primary Health check-up & support​
Bhairav Glacier  Medical Relief Camp Available during yatra Primary Health check-up & support​
Chhani Camp Medical Relief Camp Available during yatra Primary Health check-up & support​
Rudra Point Medical Relief Camp Available during yatra Primary Health check-up & support​
Kedarnath Six Sigma Heath Care High Altitude Hospital Available during yatra Cardiologist & Pulmonary specialist

Government hospitals and private clinics are available at below mentioned places enroute Kedarnath. As Shri Kedarnath ji is situated at an elevation of 3,553 meters, so it is medically advised that pilgrims should rest at a low height place for a day and then start their ascent next day to Shri Kedarnath dham. On trek route from Gaurikund To Kedarnath, Government has setup medical relief points at various yatra points. Medicines and portable oxygen cylinders are also available at these MRP’s. Details are as below:

DISTRICT HOSPITAL, RUDRAPRAYAG

District Hospital Rudraprayag is the main health facility of the yatra route in district Rudraprayag. 09 specialist doctors, 08 medical officer, 09 pharmacist and 17 nurses are presently working in this hospital. The hospital is equipped with Ultra sound Machine, X-ray machine, Dental equipments, Resuscitation kit, OT Cylinder, Nebulizer, Glucometer, Oxy Concentrator and various life saving Drugs. The hospital have the capacity of 72 beds. Blood bank facility is also available, presently there are two ambulances are serving the patients.

+01-364-233236 108

GOVERNMENT ALLOPATHIC HOSPITAL, TILWADA

GAH Tilwada is situated 09 kilometer away from Rudraprayag. The hospital has 01 doctor, 01 pharmacist and one female health worker. The hospital is equipped with Dental equipments, Nebulizer, Glucometer, Oxy Concentrator and various life saving Drugs. The hospital has the capacity of 02 beds.

PUBLIC HEALTH CENTRE, AGASTYAMUNI

This PHC is located 18 km away from District Headquarter Rudraprayag. The PHC has 01 Specialist doctor, 04 GDMO, 03 pharmacist and 03 female health worker. X-ray machine, CR System, Resuscitation kit, Tele Medicine facility, ECG, Cardiac Monitor, Nebulizer, Glucometer, Oxy Concentrator, various life saving Drugs 02 ambulance, and one 108 ambulance.

+91-7895145190

GOVERNMENT ALLOPATHIC HOSPITAL , BHIRI

GAH- Bhiri is located 30 km away from District headquarter Rudraprayag. This hospital is served by 01 medical officer and 01 pharmacist. This unit has 02 bed capacity, the hospital is equipped with essential life saving medical equipments and medicines.

GOVERNMENT ALLOPATHIC HOSPITAL, GUPTKASHI

GAH- Guptkashi is located 45 km away from the district Headquarter Rudraprayag. The Hospital has 01 doctor, 01 female medical officer, 01 pharmacist and 02 female health worker. The hospital is equipped with Nebulizer, O2 Cylinder, ECG, various life saving Drugs 01 ambulance, and one 108 ambulance. This hospital has 04 beds capacity.

+91-9411260403

PUBLIC HEALTH CENTRE, FATA

PHC Fata is located 57 km away from district Headquarter Rudraprayag. The Hospital has 01 Orthopedic surgeon, 01 medical officer, 01 pharmacist and 02 female health worker. The hospital is equipped with Nebulizer, O2 Cylinder, Resuscitation kit, various life saving Drugs and one 108 ambulance. This hospital has 04 beds capacity.

+91-8755577150

MEDICAL UNIT SONPRAYAG

This unit is located 71 km away from district Headquarter Rudraprayag. The unit has 01 Physician, 01 medical officer and 01 pharmacist. The hospital is equipped with Nebulizer, O2 Cylinder, ECG, Resuscitation kit, various life saving Drugs and one 108 ambulance. This hospital has 04 beds capacity.

+91-9411126534

GOVERNMENT ALLOPATHIC HOSPITAL, GAURIKUND

GAH- Gaurikund is located 75 km away from the district Headquarter Rudraprayag. The Hospital has 02 medical officer and 01 pharmacist. The hospital is equipped with Nebulizer, Glucometer, O2 Cylinder and various life saving Drugs. This hospital has 04 beds capacity.

+91-9411126534

MEDICAL UNIT, CHHAUDI

This unit is located 02 km away from Gaurikund on trek route to Kedarnath. One pharmacist and one helper are deputed here for the yatra period. This unit is equipped with oxygen cylinder, BP Apparatus, Stethoscope and essential life saving drugs. This unit has one bed capacity.

MEDICAL UNIT, CHIRBASA

This unit is located 03 km away from Gaurikund on trek route to Kedarnath. One pharmacist and one helper are deputed here for the yatra period. This unit is equipped with oxygen cylinder, BP Apparatus, Stethoscope and essential life saving drugs. This unit has one bed capacity.

MEDICAL UNIT, JUNGALCHATTI

This unit is located 04 km away from Gaurikund on trek route to Kedarnath. 01 medical officer, 01 pharmacist and 01 helper are deputed here for the yatra period. This unit is equipped with oxygen cylinder, BP Apparatus, Stethoscope and essential life saving drugs. This unit has one bed capacity.

MEDICAL UNIT, BHIMBALI

This unit is located 06 km away from Gaurikund on trek route to Kedarnath. 01 medical officer, 01 pharmacist and 01 helper are deputed here for the yatra period. This unit is equipped with oxygen cylinder, BP Apparatus, Resuscitation kit, Stethoscope, palanquin,and essential life saving drugs. This unit has one bed capacity.

MEDICAL UNIT, RAMBADA

This unit is located 07 km away from Gaurikund on trek route to Kedarnath. 01 pharmacist and 01 helper are deputed here for the yatra period. This unit is equipped with oxygen cylinder, BP Apparatus, Stethoscope and essential life saving drugs. This unit has one bed capacity.

MEDICAL UNIT, CHOTI LINCHOLI

This unit is located 09 km away from Gaurikund on trek route to Kedarnath. 01 pharmacist and 01 helper are deputed here for the yatra period. This unit is equipped with oxygen cylinder, BP Apparatus, Stethoscope and essential life saving drugs. This unit has one bed capacity.

MEDICAL UNIT, BADI LINCHOLI

This unit is located 11 km away from Gaurikund on trek route to Kedarnath. 01 Medical Officer, 01 pharmacist and 01 helper are deputed here for the yatra period. This unit is equipped with oxygen cylinder, Oxy Concentrator, Resuscitation kit, Pulse Oxy-meter, Electric Blanket, Plain Blanket, BP Apparatus, Stethoscope and essential life saving drugs. This unit has one bed capacity.

MEDICAL UNIT, BHAINRAV GLACIER

This unit is located 12 km away from Gaurikund on trek route to Kedarnath. 01 pharmacist and 01 helper are deputed here for the yatra period. This unit is equipped with oxygen cylinder, BP Apparatus, Stethoscope and essential life saving drugs. This unit has one bed capacity.

MEDICAL UNIT, RUDRA POINT

This unit is located 14 km away from Gaurikund on trek route to Kedarnath. This unit is run by Six Sigma health group. This unit is equipped with oxygen cylinder, BP Apparatus, Stethoscope and essential life saving drugs. This unit has one bed capacity.

MEDICAL UNIT, BASE CAMP KEDARNATH

This unit is located 15 km away from Gaurikund on trek route to Kedarnath. This unit is run by Six Sigma health group. This unit is equipped with oxygen cylinder, BP Apparatus, Stethoscope and essential life saving drugs. This unit has one bed capacity.

GOVERNMENT ALLOPATHIC HOSPITAL, KEDARNATH

Government Allopathic Hospital, Kedarnath is located 16 km away from Gaurikund on trek route to Kedarnath. . 01 specialist doctor, 01 medical officer, 02 pharmacist and one helper are presently working in this hospital. The hospital is equipped with Resuscitation kit, OT Cylinder, Nebulizer, ECG, BP Apparatus, Stethoscope, Pulse Oxy-meter, Electric Blanket, and various life saving Drugs. The hospital has the capacity of 2 beds.

SIX SIGMA HEATH CARE HIGH ALTITUDE HOSPITAL, KEDARNATH

A high altitude hospital is being operated in Shri Kedarnath Ji by Six Sigma Health care group. Thus hospital is running in Old GMVN Building in Kedarnath. One Cardiologist (JR.) and one Pulmonary Specialist are deputed here for the yatra period.

Sector Officials FROM GAURIKUND ONWARDS TO SHRI KEDARNATH JI

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