There are many things we need to carry while doing Kedarnath Yatra. Because Kedarnath Yatra is a Trek of around 18 KM. Normally it takes 8-10 hours to reach there. The visit to Kedarnath requires special preparations. Here is essential information which will help you while planning Delhi to Kedarnath trip: The biometric registration of Char Dham Yatra is compulsory. Carry necessary documents such as Aadhar Card, Voter ID card, PAN Card, Driving License, or Passport.
There are many things we need to carry while doing Kedarnath Yatra. Because Kedarnath Yatra is a Trek of around 18 KM. Normally it takes 8-10 hours to reach there.
The visit to Kedarnath requires special preparations. Here is essential information which will help you while planning Delhi to Kedarnath trip: The biometric registration of Char Dham Yatra is compulsory. Carry necessary documents such as Aadhar Card, Voter ID card, PAN Card, Driving License, or Passport.
Few tips for your Kedarnath Temple trek:
- Start your trek early in the morning to avoid the harsh sunlight of noon.
- Carry an umbrella and raincoat as per the weather.
- Walk with good grip shoes and try to carry only necessary things in your bag because a heavy bag can slower your speed in the trek and an extra load can hurt your back.
- Carry water bottles but don’t through them anywhere, respect nature.
- Keep your eyes on the trekking route most of the time cause sometimes ponies coming back from the temple can hit you or can cause serious injury.
Most important 8 things to carry for Kedarnath Yatra
- Light Baggage
During the Kedarnath, Temple trek is most important that you should not carry extra stuff with you. You should keep the minimum things which require during a Kedarnath Temple Trek.
- Warm Clothes
In the Kedarnath temple weather is very cold all the time. Even in summer as well. You might experience snowfall there, so it’s very important you carry your winter clothes Jackets, etc with you which cover you from toe to head.
As we know that the Kedarnath temple is placed at an altitude of 3587 meters above sea level. Catching a cold and fever chances are very high. It would be beneficial for you to carry certain important medicines with you for your cold and fever. You can carry some extra medicine for your stomach and vomiting. Which would help you during the Kedarnath Temple trek and it would prevent you from unnecessary dependence upon some other person.
- Good Snow Hiking Boots
During the Trek towards Kedarnath Temple, we would prefer you to carry good trekking boots because you must walk around 18 km and it would take to you 9 hours to get there. You can easily walk during snowfall with such kinds of boots. It would be a good investment if you are a regular trekker.
- Packed Food
We would like to refer you to carry some packed foods as per your preference. You can consider lightweight food which keeps you warm from the inside and gives you energy. As you must walk around 18 Km during the Kedarnath temple trek. You can carry some dry fruits, chocolates, biscuits, etc.
- Water Bottle
Water is something that is very essential, so you need to carry a bottle that would keep you hydrated. We would like to refer you to carry a hot water bottle. Which would keep you warm and help you with the downfall of temperature.
During the Kedarnath Temple trek, you can carry an umbrella which is most important for trekking. Some months of the year have very heavy rainfall so it’s a must to carry an umbrella with you.
Jio Sim Card
Jio Network is the best Network around the Kedarnath Temple. Jio Network will provide you best network while trekking at Kedarnath Temple. There is another network as well, but they are not working well over there. We would prefer carrying extra batteries, a power bank, earphones, etc.
Generally the Kedarnath yatra cost from Haridwar is INR 9500 per person for four days and three nights trip. This package will include meals(i.e Day one dinner to day four breakfast), travelling cost from Haridwar to Haridwar, three night hotel stay on multiple sharing basis, trek leader etc.The fare of the five seater helicopter is INR 7,347 per person approx for a round trip. Pilgrims can also book one way ticket too. It will cost INR 3,200 per person approx. Extra charges are taken for priority darshan for the same day passengers.The checks are mainly for those pilgrims over the age of 50 years who plan to undertake the trip to the higher altitudes of Badrinath and Kedarnath. These medical tests will be conducted at a health check up center set up in Kedarnath and in Guptkashi, Phata and Songprayag.