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Delhi To Kedarnath By Road, Air, or By Train

Delhi To Kedarnath

From this article, you will come to know how to travel from Delhi to Kedarnath in the best possible ways. If you are planning your trip from Delhi then, firstly you have to reach Haridwar first. After reaching Haridwar you will come to know that there are many transport options from Haridwar to Kedarnath.

Don’t worry we will provide you with all the necessary details that will help you to travel easily from Delhi to Kedarnath.

Delhi to Kedarnath

Delhi to Kedarnath Distance

  • The approximate distance is about 466 km from Delhi to Kedarnath.
  • There are different routes for traveling the exact distance from Delhi to Kedarnath is depend on the route by which you are traveling.

Note: The distance mentioned above also includes the trek which is from Gaurikund to Kedarnath.

These are some essential spots for your trip:

Delhi to Haridwar or Rishikesh to Devprayag to Srinagar to Rudraprayag to Tilwara to Agastamuni to Kund.

After reaching the kund you have to travel to Guptkashi to Patha to Sonprayag to Gaurikund and then trek to Kedarnath temple.

How To Reach Kedarnath

There are three different modes to travel to Kedarnath. So it’s all upon you to choose the way of transport. You can travel by Air, second by Road thirdly by, thirdly by Train.

Delhi To Kedarnath By Road

  1.  If you want a quicker route you can take the NH9 highway from Delhi to Hapur, then continue on the NH34 to Moradabad.
  2. After reaching there you can take the NH7 to Rudrapur, and then take the SH49 to Kedarnath.
  3. If you travel this whole journey by car or taxi it will take around 12-15 hours to reach, it depends upon the traffic and other factors.

How To Reach Kedarnath From Delhi By Road

If you reached Haridwar or Rishikesh or Dehradun then you have many transport options from there. From Dehradun, you can go to Rishikesh which is 26 km away from the Jolly Grant Airport.

While traveling to Kedarnath there will be a beautiful range of the Himalayan mountains along with the holy river like Ganga and Mandakini which flows beside the highway.

  • Generally, it took 5 to 7 hours to travel from Dehradun Airport to Sonprayag.
  • After, reaching Sonprayag you have to travel towards Gaurikund which is just 5km away
  • After that, there is a trek of 16 km from Gaurikund, to reach Kedarnath.

This place is connected with major cities like Delhi (466km), Haridwar(252km), Rishikesh (227km), Lucknow (730km) Kolkata (1699km), Chandigarh (524km).

Gaaurikund is fully connected by motorable roads for buses, taxis, and other vehicles. here you can easily find out buses and taxies to different locations just as; Gaurikund to Rishikesh, Gaurikund to Dehradun, Gaurikund to Uttarkashi, and to Tehri, Chamoli, and Pauri.

Distance To Kedarnath From Various Cities In India

Here is a distance guide from different cities of India to Kedarnath.

  • Delhi to Kedarnath (466 km)
  • Rishikesh to Kedarnath (227 km)
  • Haridwar to Kedarnath (252 km)
  • Dehradun to Kedarnath (266 km)
  • Mumbai to Kedarnath (1912 km)
  • Chandigarh to Kedarnath (524 km)
  • Jaipur to Kedarnath (758 km)
  • Lucknow to Kedarnath (730 km)
  • Ahmedabad to Kedarnath (1431 km)
  • Banglore to Kedarnath (2558 km)
  • Chennai to Kedarnath (2609 km)
  • Kolkata to Kedarnath (1699 km)
  • Pune o Kedarnath (1913 km)
  • Hyderabad to Kedarnath (1685 km)

Delhi  to Kedarnath Flights ( by air)

  • If you want to travel to Kedarnath by air, you will have to reach the nearest airport to Kedarnath, which is the Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun ( Doiwala district ).
  • After reaching there you can hire a car or a taxi directly to the Kedarnath. As the taxis are available easily at the Airport.
  • The total journey from the airport to Gaurikund is about 235 km which will take around 8-9 hours to reach there by car.
Delhi to Kedarnath by flight

How to Reach Kedarnath from Delhi by Air

The distance from Jolly Grant Airport to Kedarnath is about 239 km. After reaching the Jolly Grant airport you can hire a taxi from there to Gaurikund. Taxies are easily available outside the airport.

  • By hiring a taxi you can cover a distance of about 225km after that you should trek 14 km to the temple.
  • Some Domestic flights are available from major locations to Jolly Grant Airport.

There are also some helicopter services available from Rishikesh to Kedarnath.

Delhi to Kedarnath by Train

  • Another way to reach Kedarnath is by using the Train and then taking a bus or you can hire a taxi for the rest of the way.
  • By using the option of train it becomes more convenient or easy to travel, but it takes more time than driving.
Delhi To Kedarnath by Train

Delhi to Kedarnath Train Timing & Stations

There are regular trains that run from Delhi to Rishikesh and Delhi to Dehradun and are available at all times of the year, after that, you can hire a taxi or can catch a bus from the station.

We would suggest you take the train to Rishikesh because Rishikesh is the nearby railway station. From Rishikesh, Kedarnath is Just 227 km away.

Helicopter Services in Kedarnath

By using the helicopter service it becomes more easy to reach Kedarnath. Daily helicopter services are available from the Patha village in Kedarnath and some of the helicopter services are offered from the villages of Aagustmuni in Rudraprayag.

Tourists and devotees can easily visit the Kedarnath Shrine and can also return back on the same day because the helicopter flies at the regular interval of time from Patha and Agustmuni.

There are different helicopter services available which are operated by different tour companies.

You can directly book your helicopter ride to Kedarnath.

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Helicopter Services in Kedarnath

Kedarnath Helicopter Service Route & Cost

There are different-different price categories for the helicopter service it depends on you, which helicopter company you use.

Here are some per person prices of helicopter booking of Pawan Hans Ltd.

  • Patha to Kedarnath – Patha  – Rs 4798 (2 way)
  •  Patha to Kedarnath –  Rs 2399 (1 way)
  • Kedarnath to Patha – Rs 2399 (1 way)

The cost of one round trip from Patha to Kedarnath is INR Rs 4790 per person including all taxes. This round trip includes both going to Kedarnath and coming from Kedarnath. You can also book a one-way trip according to availability. The one-way ticket will cost approx in between INR 2,300 to INR 3,500 including all the taxes.

Palkies and Ponies Services in Kedarnath

Kedarnath Ponies
Kedarnath palkhies

Palkies and ponies are easily available at the Kedarnath Trek. The price of both, palkies and ponies depend on some factors like distance, nature of the trip, the weight of the passenger, returning day, etc.

Horses, palkies, and ponies are easily available to climb the trek (steeped path). The trekking path to the Kedarnath is a little difficult, but there are also some teen sheds where you can rest while trekking and you will find many local shops where you can eat.

We should suggest you wake up early in the morning to start your trek because the temple gets closed between 3 PM to 5 PM.

You can also trek 3 km ahead from the Kedarnath temple to visit the Beautiful lake, Chorabari Tal. From there you can trek 4 km ahead to see the wonderful view of the Himalayan peaks being reflected in the crystal clear water of the Vasuki Tal.

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