Situated in the Rudraprayag District of Uttarakhand, India, Kedarnath is the abode to the sacred shrine of Lord Shiva. Also known as the Land of Lord Shiva, Kedarnath has the highest located jyotirling. Sitting at a height of 3,900m, the pilgrims can witness the scenic beauty of lush green valleys of Garhwal Himalayan range. People of all age groups across the world visit this temple to indulge in this mystical yatra. The best time to visit Kedarnath is during the hot summers as it is ideal for sight-seeing too. Remember to not plan this yatra during the monsoons, owing to heavy rains, floods and landslides.
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Being the home to the shrine of Lord Vishnu, Badrinath is one of the most revered pilgrimages in India. Located at an elevation of 3,100m near the banks of river Alaknanda, the temple is divided into three main parts - the sanctum (Garbhagriha), convention hall and Darshan hall. Besides the main temple, tourists can also visit Tapt Kund (Hot water springs), Auli (best skiing destination) & Durga and Narsingh temples.
The temple is closed for darshan during winters. Hence, plan your trip accordingly!
During the month of June, the popular ‘Badri-Kedar festival’ is held. Stretched across eight days, this festival brings pilgrims and travellers from around the world to celebrate the work of renowned artists. The ‘Do Dham Yatra’ are not just places of pilgrimage. These places have much more significance. To truly experience the art and culture of India and immerse in the rich heritage, this is your cue to embark on this spiritual journey and witness the unparalleled beauty of these temples which is an amalgam of mystery and mystique.