Posted by : Sandeep November 27, 2012
One of the holiest places of Pilgrimage, Kedarnath is located in Indian state of Uttarakhand. It is in Rudraprayg district of the state and one of the Chota Char Dham pilgrimage sites (important Hindu religious places). Nestled with majestic snow covered mountain of Himalaya, Kedarnath is home to one of the holiest temple of Hindu, Kedarnath temple. Thousands of devotees from across the world visit this place during char dham yatra.
Place to visit in Kedarnath :Kedarnath is popularly known for its many Hindu temples of religious importance.
Apart from the religious place Kedarnath also house other places of interest in and around it.
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Chandrashila :Chandrashila trek is famous place for trekkers. It offers impressive beauty of incredible Himalayan range. It is situated at the altitude of 3680 m and offers many trekking sites to adventurers. It also offers tourist various beautiful natural sights.
Chopta, Sonprayag and Vasuki Tal are some of many other places of attraction to be seen near Kedarnath.
Best time to visit:
The best month for travel is May and June and from September and October.How to get there:
private cars and buses.
Many state and private vehicles make daily trips to Kedarnath from most of the major nearby cities of Uttarakhandand state and the country.
Jolly Grant Airport at Dehradun is 270 km away from Kedarnath and closest one to it. The airport is well connected to other major cities of the country.
Kedarnath is a major pilgrimage center and thousands of pilgrims visit this holy town. It houses many hotels which provide accommodation facilities to visitors. During the time of May to November most of the hotels are booked. Because this is the period of the year when most of the devotees and tourists come here. So if you plan to make a visit this holy town of Kedarnath, do not forget to book your rooms in advance.