Kedarnath tourist spot is one of the four hindu pilgrimage sites of char dham yatra in uttarakhand which is easily accessible for weekend gateway. Famous places to visit in kedarnath are the famous kedarnath temple, Vasuki tal, Shankaracharya samadhi, chandrashila, sonprayag and many more. Kedarnath activities includes chorabari Tal, trekking to kedarnath peak, adventure activities at deoriya Taal. Many eco camps are also held every year. Kedarnath can be reached out by cab from rishikesh which is just 216 km away and bus and railways are well connected to rishikesh Dehradun and later hire cab to kedarnath.
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There is a strong mythological relationship for Kedarnath. The legend is that Pandav was feeling guilty after fighting his brothers in Kurukshetra war and apologized to Lord Shiva. But Shiva repeatedly crushed them and found refuge in Kedarnath as a bull. Another interesting fact about Kedarnath is that the temple built in the 8th century built by Guru Adi Shankaracharya is standing near the temple built by Pandavas. The inner halls of Kedarnath temple are decorated with mythological paintings and deities.
Another interesting fact about Kedarnath is the Samadhi of Adi Shankaracharya, which is located behind the temple. It is believed that after establishing 4 Dhams in India, he went to his tomb in his early 30's. There are also other tourist attractions in Kedarnath. Vasuki Tal is a beautiful lake amidst calm atmosphere. The best time to visit Kedarnath will be in the summer of April to October, which is leaving the monsoon. The winters are very serious and make the place unattainable. Due to the severe weather conditions, the temple also closes during winter.
By Air : Kedarnath can be accessed within a 14-kilometer long trek from Gaurikund. Another way to go to the temple is to hire a helicopter.
By Train : Rishikesh Railway station is the closest railroad station from Kedarnath, at a separation of 216 km. This railroad station is very much associated with significant urban communities and towns of the nation. You can procure a taxi from the station or board a transport from closest transport station to reach Gaurikund (And further trek to Kedarnath).
By Road : Gaurikund is the closest motorable territory from Kedarnath. There are bury and intra state transport benefits that circles it. These transports interfaces the region with Chamoli, Srinagar, Tehri, Pauri, Rishikesh, Dehradun, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Uttarkashi, Haridwar and numerous different goals. Gaurikund is arranged in NH 109.