Rudraprayag is one of the 13 districts of Uttrakahand. It is located in the centre of Uttarakhand. It is located around 690 metres above sea level. It is one of the most popular locations for Badrinath and Kedarnath visits. In this article, we will discuss the distance from Rudraprayag to Kedarnath, the time to reach Kedarnath from Rudraprayag, and the modes of transportation from Rudraprayag to Kedarnath.
Rudrapayag is the junction point; after this place, the routes for Badrinath and Kedarnath get separated. Rudraprayag to Kedarnath can be reached mostly by road; however, helicopter services are also available.
Rudraprayag to Kedarnath by Road
Rudraprayag-Kedarnath travel has two parts. The first part is by road from Rudraprayag to Gaurikund. Then from Gaurikund to Kedarnath by trekking
Rudraprayag to Gaurikund by Road : The distance between Rudraprayag and Gaurikund is around 71.5 km. The total time for this trip will be around 2 to 3 hours. The time may vary according to road conditions and traffic jams. There are many towns in between where you can find hotels to stay and restaurants to eat.
The trip’s path is shown below:
- Rudraprayg to Tilwara :The distance between these two towns is 9.7 km, and the road is very well maintained.
- Tilwara to Augustmuni : The distance between these two points is around 12 kilometres. Augustmuni is a famous town, and here tourists can visit Rishi Augustaya Temple.
- Augustmuni to Kund :Kund is a place near Ukhimath. Kund is a junction point; from here, one route goes to Kedarnath, and another road goes to Chpta Tungnath Badrinath. The distance between these two places is around 16.8 km.
- Kund to Guptkashi : The distance between Kund and Guptkashi is 8 to 9 km, and the road is well maintained.
Mode of transpotation
Rudraparayag to Gaurikund buses and taxis are available every time. To get taxis and buses, passengers have to go to the Rudraprayag bus station. The following options are available:
- Public buses
- public taxis
- private taxi
- car booking