Guptkashi is categorised as Pilgrimage
Reasons to Visit
- Guptakashi is base point to visit Kedarnath Temple, one of the Jyotirlinga and part of the Char Dham yatra and one of the Panch Kedars.
- Kedarnath is accessible by 13 km walk / hike and therefore a stay in Guptkashi is often mandatory for pilgrims travelling to Kedarnath.
- Guptakashi is also home to ancient Vishwanath Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva similar to the one in Varanasi (Kashi).
- Guptakashi is home to a temple dedicated to Ardhanareshvara (a half man half woman form of Shiva and Parvati).
- Guptakashi has significance linked to the Pandavas, the heroes of the Hindu epic Mahabharata.
- Guptakashi and its religious importance is considered next to that of Varanasi. It has the scenic backdrop of the snow covered peaks of Chaukhamba and enjoys a cool weather throughout the year
- Destinations on Chaar Dham Pilgrim Circuit of Uttarakhand"Guptkashi (45 kms from Rudraprayag) is the base point from where trek to Kedarnath begins."
- Nearest Airport -Dehradun (221 kms)
- Nearest Railway Station - Rishikesh (183 kms), Haridwar (203 kms), Dehradun (221 kms)
- Guptkashi is an Ex-Dehradun Getaway
Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink
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|Adventure / Camp||2|
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4 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Guptkashi
| Getaway (1-3 nights)||1|
| Short Break (4-6 nights)||1|
|Holiday (7 or more)||2|
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- Ek-Dham - Kedarnath (4 Nights)
- Do Dham - Kedarnath and Badrinath (6 Nights)
- Char Dham - Itinerary (10 Nights)
- Teen Dham- Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath (8 Nights)
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|Services ||Rates Starting From|
|Gupkashi to Kedarnath by Helicopter||Rs. 7778|
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- Chopta Valley Experience - Panch Kedar, Trekking, Bird watching
- Kedarnath Pilgrimage
- Panch Kedar Trek – Ultimate Shiva Pilgrimage
- Winter Chaar Dham - A Travel Idea for Uttarakhand
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