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How to Reach Kedarnath from Rishikesh | Route Map

Hello friends, my name is Rajendra Singh and I am a resident of Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand. And today in this article we are going to tell you how you can go from Rishikesh to Kedarnath, what are the routes available to reach Kedarnath from Rishikesh and how long does it take to go here.

How much will it cost to go from Rishikesh to the grocery? And what are the arrangements for food and drink in Kedarnath and what are the arrangements for a living? We are going to give you complete information about it in this article. So friends let’s start.

Some information about Kedarnath

Kedarnath is a pilgrimage site located in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand. Kedarnath is one of the four Dhams, so it is very popular. It is located at a distance of about 86 km from Rudraprayag City. The Kedarnath temple built by Adi-Shankaracharya, dedicated to Lord Shiva, is about 1,200 years old. And is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas in India.

How to Reach Kedarnath from Rishikesh  Route Map
How to Reach Kedarnath from Rishikesh Route Map

How to Go Rishikesh to Kedarnath

Going from Rishikesh to Kedarnath has become very easy in today’s time because the road from Rishikesh to Kedarnath has been greatly improved as compared to earlier. You can reach Kedarnath from Rishikesh only by road and helicopter.

Important information is that you can go only from Rishikesh to Gaurikund city by road. Because after that you will have to go by a walk of 14 km, if you go by bus or shared taxi then you can go till Sonprayag only. The route from Sonprayag to Gaurikund is 6 km and the fare will be Rs.25. You will find many shared taxis and other trains for the route from Sonprayag to Gaurikund.

Rishikesh to Kedarnath by Road

Friends, if you are thinking of going from Rishikesh to Kedarnath By Road, then you can go easily, for this you have many means available. For example, you can go by government and private buses, taxis, and private vehicles.

Rishikesh to Kedarnath by Bus

You cannot travel directly from Rishikesh to Kedarnath because beyond Gaurikund you will have to travel on foot. But you can travel by bus from Rishikesh to Sonprayag whose fare will cost you ₹550 to ₹800 and the time taken for this will be 7 hours to 9 hours and the distance from Rishikesh to Sonprayag is 215 kilometers.

  • Time: 7 to 9 hour
  • Cost: ₹600 to ₹800
  • Distance: 215KM

Rishikesh to Kedarnath by Car

Friends, if you go from Rishikesh to Gaurikund in your own car or in a hired car, then you will take almost the same time as the bus, but if you go in your own car then your cost will be less to reach there because the taxi which booking cars, etc they charge more than you. If you go in your own car then it will cost you from ₹ 500 to ₹ 700 but if you go by any booking card then you will spend from ₹1500 to ₹3000

  • Time: 6 to 8 hour
  • Own Car Cost: ₹500 to ₹700
  • Booking Car Cost: ₹1500 to ₹3000
  • Distance: Time: 7 to 9 hour
  • Cost: ₹600 to ₹800
  • Distance: 215KM

Rishikesh to Kedarnath by bike

Friends, if you are thinking of going by bike, then let me tell you some things that if you have traveled such a long distance by bike before then you will not face any problem but if you are thinking of traveling this long for the first time.

Then I will tell you I will refuse this because the roads in Uttarakhand are very winding, uphill, and rocky in many places and an experienced driver is needed here, so if you have done a long journey before then you can do it in your cost and time. Less will come but such a long journey is not safe, hope you have understood.

  • Time: 6 to 8 hour
  • Cost: ₹350 to ₹500
  • Distance: 215KM

Rishikesh to Kedarnath distance by road

Friends, the distance from Rishikesh to Sonprayag is 215 kilometers and the distance from Sonprayag to Gaurikund is 6 kilometers and the distance from Gaurikund to Kedarnath which is on foot is 14 kilometers, so the total distance is 235 kilometers.

Rishikesh to Kedarnath bus ticket price

Rishikesh to Sonprayag bus ticket is ₹600 to ₹800, and Sonprayag to Gaurikund taxi ticket is ₹25, 14KM kilometer walk route.

Rishikesh to Kedarnath by Train

Friends, if you want to go by train from Rishikesh to Kedarnath, then let me tell you that this service is not available yet, in the coming time this service will be available soon but still, you will not be able to do this entire journey by train but for now.

There are no such means available in time because the train limit in Uttarakhand is limited to Rishikesh, beyond Rishikesh you have to come by bus taxi car-bike but plan run by Government of India Rishikesh to Karanprayag railway project which will be completed by 2025 Only after that the training facility will be available till Rudraprayag, even after that you will have to go by bus or other vehicles, hope you have understood.

Rishikesh to Kedarnath by Air

And if you want to travel by air from Rishikesh to Kedarnath, then you will have to first go to Dehradun and travel by air from Dehradun itself, in which only helicopter service is available. And if you want more information about this then tell us in the comment below.

Rishikesh to Kedarnath Route Map

Rishikesh => Shiv-Puri =>Byasi => Devprayag => Bagwan => Maletha => Kirtinagar => Srinagar => Rudraprayag => Tilwara => Agastmuni => Chandrapuri => Bhiri => Guptkashi => Phata => Sonprayag => Gaurikund => Kedarnath

How to Reach Kedarnath from Rishikesh
How to Reach Kedarnath from Rishikesh With map

Cities coming between Rishikesh to Kedarnath

  • Devprayag
  • Srinagar
  • Rudraprayag
  • Agastmuni
  • Sonprayag
  • Gaurikund

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