7 Best Places to Visit in Kedarnath
- Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi
- Gandhi Sarovar
- Bhairavnath Temple
- Vasuki Tal
- Retas Kund
1. Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi
2. Gandhi Sarovar
3. Bhairavnath Temple
4. Vasuki Tal
6. Retas Kund
Apart from the above pilgrims and tourists can also consider visiting several other Kunds and places like Deoria Tal, Chandrashila, Ukhimath, Shiv Kund, Hans Kund, Rudhir Kund, and Panch Kedar, all lying in the vicinity of the main Kedarnath Dham.
Best Time to Visit Kedarnath
In summers the average temperature in the region is around 17-degree centigrade. The summer months range from May-June and present tourists with a pleasant, cool climate ideal for sightseeing as well as Kedarnath Darshan.
The winters of Kedarnath are pretty chilly and accompanied by heavy snowfall which makes the place uninhabitable. The winter season in Kedarnath ranges from November-April during which time Lord Kedarnath is transported in Palki from Kedarnath to Ukhimath, His winter abode. Again in May Kedarnath Ji is reinstated back at His original abode; i.e. Kedarnath Dham.
During the Monsoons, ranging from July-September, the region becomes prone to landslides. There are occasional downpours with temperatures dropping down to near about 12-degree centigrade. The monsoon season at Kedarnath needs to be avoided as it makes the region risky enough.
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