SHRI KEDARNATH DHAM
THE HOLY SHRINE OF KEDARNATH:-
One of the twelve “Jyotirlingas” of Kedar Lord Shiva stands amidst the dramatic mountainscapes of the majestic Kedarnath range. The shrine of Kedarnath is among the holiest pilgrimages for Hindus, located at an altitude of 3584 mts. on the head of the river Mandakini. The Lingam at Kedarnath is pyramidal, unlike its usual form. A statue of Nandi, the celestial bull stands at the entrance of the temple.
HELICOPTER SERVICES TO KEDARNATH:-
Phata Helipad is located beyond Rudraprayag and it is linked by a good motorable road on the way to Kedarnath. The helipad is on the left of the road located at an altitude of 6000 feet. Driving time from Haridwar is 6 hours.
We will also provide a helicopter service from Dehradun heliport to the Shrine. This heliport is located on the Sahastradhara.
DIRECT HELICOPTER SERVICES FROM DELHI:-
Direct helicopter services from Delhi to Kedarnathji, Badrinath, and Char Dham are being introduced from this season on charter basis.
Delhi-Kedarnath-Delhi (Departure 6 am, return afternoon same day).
Delhi-Kedarnath-Badrinath-Delhi (Departure 6 am, return 3 pm same day).
Delhi (Dep. 6am) – Aerial Darshan Yamunotri – Gangotri (Harsil*) - Arr. 9am.
Overnight stay at Gangotri or Harsil to be arranged by charterer (we will assist).
Next day Dep. 6:30 am Harsil* - Kedarnath-Badrinath-Delhi - Arr. 3pm
*Harsil is the nearest helipad to Gangotri. It is 1hour driving time to Gangotri.
AIR FARE* AND DARSHAN CHARGES FOR KEDARNATH
The fare for Phata-Kedarnath-Phata flight is Rs. 7,721+Tax, plus priority darshan charges of the Shrine Rs. 1100. One way tickets are available for Phata - Kedarnath and Kedarnath – Phata at fares of Rs. 4,632/- and Rs. 3,088/- respectively. The fare Agustmuni-Kedarnath-Agustmuni is Rs. 15,442/- plus priority Darshan charges of Rs. 1100/- One way tickets are available for Agustmuni – Kedarnath & Kedarnath – Agustmuni at Rs. 8,824/- and Rs. 6,618/- respectively. For infants less than 2 years the fare will be 11.6% of the ticket cost and no seats would be provided to the infants. There is no half ticket for children. Children above two years would be provided with full seats.
For the Charter service from Dehradun to Kedarnath the return fare is Rs. 35,296/- per person. The helicopter can also be chartered from Dehradun-Phata and back to Dehradun for Rs. 1.8 lac.
Other fares are as follows:
Dehradun to Gauchar Rs. 16,550/- per person
Gauchar to Dehradun Rs. 11,050/- per person
The tickets are issued at the Holidays4you at Agustmuni and Phata on first come first served basis as also refund etc. Passengers may also contact Passenger can only carry one hand baggage up to 5 kg weight on the helicopter. They are required to abide by the security requirements and should not carry prohibited items in their baggage.
Advance booking passengers will have priority over spot booked passengers.
This travel documents issued by the Company shall be subject to the rules of cancellation as follows:
||0 to 59 minutes
||60 minutes to 23.59 hrs before flight
||24 Hrs to 47.59 Hrs before flight
||48 Hrs or more before flight
||Flight cancellation by Holidays4you Helicopters
If a flight is cancelled/rescheduled due to bad weather, technical reasons, lack of passenger load or any other reason, the passengers are required to travel on the their own. The liability of the PHHL will be limited to the refund of fare of the unutilized sector/s.
At Kedarnath, passengers would get assistance from Kedarnath Mandir Samiti Staff who would guide them for priority Darshan etc. As Kedarnath is situated at a high altitude, some passengers may require oxygen, which is available at Phata.