Distance : 220 km
Estimated Time : 8 hours
Rishikesh to Kedarnath is the most popular route for pilgrimage. Kedarnath shrine is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is most important Jyotirlinga among 12 Jyotirlingas in India.
“Kedarnath is a tremendous space.The utterance of the sound 'Shiva' attains a completely new dimension and significance in is a space which has been specifically prepared for this particular sound.”
Kedarnath is the holiest pilgrimage for Hindus. Apart from strong religious belief Kedarnath has unmatched natural beauty which also attracts adventure seekers for trekking. Kedarnath is situated in middle of Garhwal mountains and Mandakini river is flowing in front of Kedarnath shrine. Kedarnath temple can only be reached from Gaurikund through a trek. Pilgrims from all over world visit this shrine to take blessings of 'Supreme Being'. Kedarnath is very scenic place. Kedarnath shrine is surrounded by snow covered mountains and alpine forests. Immediately behind the temple is Keadardome peak. The sight of temple and the peak takes you to another world. Kedarnath shrine remains open in summers only i.e. from April to October. During the winters from November to May, the deity is shifted from Kedarnath temple to Ukhitmath. Other attractions of Kedarnath are Sonprayag, Gaurikund temple, Vasuki tal and for adventure seekers the famous Chadrashila trek. It starts from village Tungnath, which is known as the starting point of the popular Chopta Chadrashila Trek. Tungnath temple and Chandrashila peak gives you with a 360 degree view of the valleys below. The peaks of Panchchuli, Nanda Devi, Nilkanth and Kedarnath are all covered during the trek.
Taxi from Rishikesh to Kedarnath is readily available at CabBazar.
Rishikesh to Kedarnath by car is well connected via NH7 and NH107 and is very convenient and comfortable drive. Rishikesh to Kedarnath distance is 220 Km and is 8 hours journey. Cars are allowed till Sonprayag. After that one has to take local vehicle till Gaurikund. Gaurikund to Kedarnath is beautiful trek. You can walk or take Pony or Palki. Pony can be booked at Sonprayag. Helicopter booking should be done in advance and it is advised to keep 1-2 buffer days as Helicopter ride is weather dependent. CAUTION -- NO NETWORK AFTER SONPRAYAG. Other famous tourist places on this route and nearby are :
Shivpuri - White water rafting in Ganges
Devprayag - place where Alaknanda, Saraswati River and Bhagirathi rivers meet and take the name Ganga
Karanprayag - picturesque Nauti village and Adi Badri temple
Kirtinagar - HNB Garhwal University
Srinagar - Kamleshwar temple
Rudraprayag - Confluence point of Alaknanda & Mandakini rivers, Nara temple, Koteshwar temple
Augustmuni - famous for Agastmuni temple, an example of grand architecture and interiors with wall art adorning its walls
Ukhimath - center destination for visiting different places located nearby, i.e. Madhyamaheshwar (Second kedar), Tungnath (Third kedar) and Deoria Tal (a natural fresh water lake)
Guptkashi - Shri Vidhyadham temple,Tripura sundries Mata temple
Phata - Helipad for kedarnath shrine, Ma'am Katyayni temple
Sonprayag - Triyuginarayan temple & Confluence point of river Basuki & Mandakini
You can plan to include them in your itinerary. With CabBazar, you can customize the itinerary as per your choice and enjoy the trip to fullest.
Being an Aggregator, CabBazar provides you enormous car options for your Rishikesh to Kedarnath taxi booking. You can mention your specific preference, if any, while raising a taxi booking request. Our partnered taxi services providers have various cars available with them for Rishikesh to Kedarnath taxi service. At high level, we classify taxi in below four categories :
Rishikesh to Kedarnath Taxi Prices
Per Km Rate
|Hatchback||Wagon-R, Indica or similar||4 seater||Rs. 9|
|Sedan||Dzire, Etios or similar||4 seater||Rs. 9|
|SUV||Xylo, Ertiga or similar||6 seater||Rs. 12.5|
|Assured Innova||Innova, Innova Crysta||6 seater||Rs. 13.5|
CabBazar is committed to keep the pricing as simple and clear as possible. So, we provide one price for your Rishikesh to Kedarnath taxi which covers a specified maximum kilometer and maximum days. So, you know upfront how much taxi is going to cost you and plan your budget well.
The prices are dynamic and transparent and give a win-win deal for both you and our partnered taxi services providers. You can choose car as per your preference.
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