Kedarnath India Tour
If you keep devotion in your heart and wish to take a pilgrimage tour for your next break, you need to take a Kedarnath India Tour. The serene landscape, the tranquil environment, the pious attitude and the devotion in the heart- a combination of everything pure is what make a successful Kedarnath India Tour.
This holy town of Lord Shiva is situated at the height of 3583 m above sea-level on a marshy plain, on the slope of Himalayas. Kedarnath India Tour takes you to a place where Lord Shiva Lingam has been installed in the beautiful temple. Kedar is another name of Lord Shiva – the protector and the destroyer. According to Hindu mythology Lord Shiva is considered the embodiment of all passions – love, hatred, fear, death and mysticism which are expressed through his various forms. There are more than 200 shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva in Chamoli district itself, the most important one is Sri Kedarnathji.
Kedarnath India Tour is one of the pilgrimage tours which are included in Char Dham Yatra. It is the most remote sites amongst the all four Dhams. The tour is not possible during the winters as the whole Dham gets submerged in snow. If you are lucky enough you can view of the snow peak gleams on a moonlit night which looks like hundred silver pinnacles atop the glittering mountains. We assure you that you will be mesmerized by the scenic beauty while on your Kedarnath India Tour.
The best thing that you will come across while on your Kedarnath India Tour is the temple of Kedarnath Ji. This is a fascinating stone edifice which stands in the middle of a wide plateau surrounded by lofty snow covered peaks. History has it that the temple was built in 8th century Ad. You will see that the inner walls of the assembly hall are decorated with figures of various deities and scenes from mythology. Outside the temple door a large statue of the Nandi Bull stands as guard. The Kedarnath temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It has a ‘Garbha Griha’ for worship and a ‘Mandap’ apt for assemblies of pilgrims and visitors. Marvel at the conical rock formation inside the temple which is worshipped as Lord Shiva in his Sadashiva form.
This is not all! Few other places that you can visit while on your Kedarnath India Tour are. You can visit the several Kunds (pools, tanks) that are known for their religious significance - Shivkund, Retkund, Hanskund, Udakkund, Rudhirkund.
Some of the must visits in Kedarnath Yatra are Shankaracharaya Samadhi, Chorabari (Gandhi Sarovar), Gaurikund, Trijuginarayan, Ukhimath, Agastyamuni, Madhmaheshwar and Tungnath.
You may also visit Bharatekuntha which is 6578 meters from Kedarnath to the East. Here you can marvel at the view which looks stunning and has several glacial flows, one of which is the Mandakini glacier.
Shankracharya Samadhi is another place that you should not miss. It is believed that after establishing the Chardham Shankracharya went in to Samadhi here.
Engulf the glory of the divinity and book our Kedarnath India Tour. This is one journey which you will cherish all your life. Let devotion enrapture you and leave you spell bound. Book your Kedarnath India Tour with us and let the voyage purify your mind, body and soul.
How to Reach:
By Air: Reach Delhi and take a train or a bus route to Rishikesh.
By Train: Nearest railway station is at Rishikesh (297 Kms) from Kedarnath.
By Road: There are no direct bus routes to Kedarnath. There are deluxe and ordinary bus services to Rishikesh from most parts of Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and other towns in Garhwal. From Rishikesh one can take a bus and thereon take a trek route.