Kedarnath Jyotirlinga – Uttarakhand
Routing: Delhi – Dehradun – Guptkashi – Kedarnath – Guptkashi – Rishikesh – Delhi
Sightseeing / Excursion Trips….
Kedarnath Jyotirlinga – The Kedarnath temple is built with huge stone slabs over a rectangular platform. There are inscriptions in Pali on the steps. There are figures of various deities and scenes from Hindu mythology on the inner walls. A large statue of Nandi Bull, Shiva’s mount, stands as guard at the entrance.
Haridwar – An ancient city and important Hindu pilgrimage site in North India’s Uttarakhand State. Himalayan foothills starts from Hariwar and Holy Ganges touches plans. Har-ki-Pauri is the largest ghat (bathing steps) where you can witness Ganga Aarti every evening at sunset.
Rishikesh – A city about 25 km from Haridwar. Rishikesh is famous for yoga and meditation. Temples and ashrams (centres for spiritual studies) line the eastern bank of holy Ganges around Swarg Ashram.
Guptkashi – Gupta Kashi or Guptkashi is fairly large town located at an elevation of 1,319 mtr in the Kedar Khanda, in Garhwal Himalayas of Rudraprayag district in Uttrakhand, India. Guptkashi is known for its ancient Vishwanath Temple dedicated to the Lord Shiva, which is similar to the one in Varanasi.
Activities / Attractions…..
Kedarnath Temple Timings: 04.00 am – 09.00 pm
Kedarnath Opening & Closing Dates 2023
Open on 25th April 2023
Close on 14th November 2023
Kedarnath Jyotirlinga Temple opening date depends on auspicious day of ‘Akshay Tritya’ and Maha Shiva Ratri’, according to the calculations by Omkareshwar priests.
In 2023, Kedarnath Dham will open on 25/April 2023 in the morning with special Pooja in the temple.
The opening date of Kedarnath Dham has been declared on Maha Shivaratri and closing date has been set on the day of Bhai Dooj (the day after Diwali), the temple will be closed after Pooja Archana in the morning.
Kedarnath : The 11th Jyotirlinga is the highest of the 12 jyotirlingas, situated at an altitude of over 3,500m in Uttarakhand, at the head of the Mandakini and mythical Saraswati River.