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Rudranath Travel

The face of Lord Shiva is worshipped at the Rudranath temple, at an elevation of 2,286 Mt above sea level and is 23 km from Gopeshwar. 5 km of the distance is motorable and the rest 18-km has to be trekked. The trek passes through wild orchards and picturesque bugyals and involves trekking over high ridges (some times 4,000 Mt). The temple site provides magnificent views of Hathi Parvat, Nanda Devi, Nanda Ghungti, Trishuli and many other peaks. There are a number of holy kund near Rudranath temple namely - Suryakund, Chandrakund, Tarakund etc. The entire area is utterly enchanting and unmatched in scenic beauty. Anusuya Devi temple is located on the trek to Rudranath involving an additional trek of 3 km. Kalpeshwar The hardier tourist may like to trek about 35 km to Kalpeshwar, where the locks (hair) with head, of Lord Shiva are worshipped. Located in Urgam Valley at an altitude of 2,134 Mt above sea level, the temple is a further 10 km trek from Rudranath to Helong, the motor head on Rishikesh- Badrinath route. Chandrashila the Chandrashila peak provides a rare panoramic view of innumerable snow-clad peaks. The trek from Tungnath passes through forests of rhododendron and alpine meadows. Deoria Tal At an altitude of 2,440 Mt, the beautiful lake of Deoria Tal is located on the Chopta - Ukhimath motor road about 3 km away from Sari. Another trek is from Ukhimath. In the early morning, the snowcapped peaks, including Chaukhamba and Kedamath are clearly reflected on the lake waters. This lake also provides an excellent venue for angling, as well as birdwatching.

Air - Jolly grant Dehra Dun 239 km away from Kedamath of which 225 km is by road and rest 14 km ison foot.
Rail- Railhead at Rishikesh, 221 km away of which 207 km is by road and the rest 14-km is on foot. Railhead at Kotdwara, 250 km away, of which 236-km is by road and rest 14 km, is on foot.
Road - Kedarnath is approachable on foot from Gaurikund, which is connected by road with Rishikesh, Kotdwara, Dehradun, Haridwar and other important hill stations of Garhwai and Kumaon Hills.
Bus -This service is available at Rishikesh, Haridwar and Kotdwara for Gaurikund. During Yatra season, some special Yatra services are also arranged to Gaurikund.
Distance from Rishikesh to Kedamath 223 km, via Deoprayag 70 km, Srinagar 35 km, Rudraprayag 34 km, Tilwara 9 km, Aqastyamuni 10 km, Kund 15 km, Guptkashi 5 km, Fata 1 km, Rampur 9 km, Sonprayag 3 km Gaurikund 5 km, Rambara 7 km, Garurchatti 4 km, Sri Kedarnath 3 km.
Transport: Buses, private taxies and other lightvehicles also ply between Rishikesh and Gaurikund-Badrinath and back. The charges are not fixed. Horses, Dandies and Ponies are available at Gaurikund for going and carrying luggage to Kedarnath.

(1) Arti Bhawan 10 Beds (9) Bharat Sewa Ashram 103
(2) Bitko Cottage 04 Beds (10) Bombay Bhawan 40
(3) JanataDharamshala 04 Beds (11) Madras Bhawan 50
(4) Kali Kamli Dharamshala 141 (12) Travelers Lodge 33
(5) Gujarat Bhawan 40 (13) Saraf Cottage 4
(6) Nepali D (14) Chand Cottage 4
(7) J.K. Griha 20haramshala 50 (15) Modi Bhawan 8
(8) Bhajan Ashram 100 (16) Birla Bhawan 14

Area: 3sq. Km
Rainfall: 1475 mm.
Best Season: May to October
Climate: Months Max. Temp. Min. Temp.
April 5°c 0°c
May 14°c 5.7°c
June 18°c 9°c
July 17. 5°c 10.5°c
August 17.8° c 8°c
September 15°c 8°c
October 12°c 5°c
November 4°c 0°c
Dec.-Mar. Snow Bound Snow Bound
May Heavy woolens
June to Sep. Light woolens
Oct. to Nov. Heavy woolens
Languages Hindi, Garhwali and English.

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