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Complete Budget Guide for Kedarnath Trip in 2024

Kedarnath Trip Budget

The famous abode of Lord Shiva and one of the renowned Char Dhams in Uttarakhand, Kedarnath Dham is situated in the lap of the Himalayas. The Kedarnath temple is also a significant pilgrimage destination for people residing in India. Along with the Char Dham Yatra, the Kedarnath Yatra also begins. Every year lakhs of devotees visit the Kedarnath temple to take blessings of Lord “Kedarnath”. Since people are coming to Kedarnath from all over India, everyone is confused about how much it will cost to visit this sacred Kedarnath Dham?

Please read this blog before booking your Kedarnath Tour Package! So in this article we will discuss the budget to visit Kedarnath from different places in India.

Kedarnath Trip Budget From Haridwar

On average, a budget-friendly trip to Kedarnath from Haridwar can cost anywhere between INR 10,000 to INR 14,000 per person. This includes the cost of transportation (by bus or taxi), basic accommodations, and food.

If you opt for a more luxurious trip with better accommodations and activities, the cost can easily go up to INR 20,000 or more per person.

Kedarnath trip budget Haridwar

Price

Economy Trip

INR 10,000 per person

Standard Trip

INR 15,000 per person

Luxury Trip

INR 30,000 per person

Here is the breakdown Cost:-

Transport Options: — 

By Cab

  • Kedarnath & Back – Approx. 13000 rupees (As it is around a 3 days trip)
  • Sonprayag to Gaurikund (shared taxi) – 50 – 70 rupees
  • A trek of 16 km needed to be covered to reach Kedarnath Dham from Gaurikund.

By Bus – 

  • Haridwar to Rishikesh – 50 rupees
  • Rishikesh to Sonprayag – 450 rupees
  • Sonpyag to Gaurikund (Shared taxi) – 50-70 rupees
  • After reaching Gaurikund, you have to trek 16 km to reach Kedarnath temple.

Bus Route – Haridwar-Rishikesh-Sonprayag. 

After Sonprayag you’ve to take a cab till Gaurikund. Then there is a 16 km trek which every traveller needs to complete to reach Kedarnath Dham.

By Air – 

  • After reaching Haridwar, You’ve two options to fly by air till Kedarnath:
  1. Either take a direct helicopter Package for Kedarnath from Dehradun (Dehradun is 55 km from Haridwar), which can cost you up to 1,05,000 rupees.
  2. Or Follow the cab route till Sonprayag. And then next day, travel to helipads near Kedarnath i.e Phata & Sersi close to Sonprayag. (Round way helicopter tickets from Phata & Sersi will cost you up to 5000 rupees per person.) 

In both options, Helicopter will depart you near Kedarnath after which you’ve to walk at least 500 meters to reach the premise of Kedarnath temple.

Stay

  • Stay in Haridwar – 1000 – 4000 rupees per room
  • Stay in Rishikesh – 1500 – 7000 rupees per room
  • Stay in Rudraprayag – 1500 – 4500 rupees per room
  • Stay near Kedarnath – 2500 – 10,000 rupees per room

Also Check – Kedarnath Tour Package from Haridwar – Upto 7% Off

Meals 

Many hotels offer free breakfast along with the stay. And the cost of dinner depends on what you eat. But if you choose to eat outside there are many dhabas or side stalls near Haridwar & Rishikesh that offer a tummy-full meal starting at 150 rupees only.

Kedarnath Trip Budget From Rishikesh

Kedarnath trip budget Rishikesh

Price

Economy Trip

INR 10,000 per person

Standard Trip

INR 15,000 per person

Luxury Trip

INR 30,000 per person

Here is the breakdown Cost : 

By Cab

  • Kedarnath & Back – Approx. 5000 rupees per person (As it is around a 3 days trip)
  • Sonprayag to Gaurikund (shared taxi) – 50 – 70 rupees
  • A trek of 16 km needed to be covered to reach Kedarnath Dham from Gaurikund.

By Bus – 

  • Haridwar to Rishikesh – 50 rupees
  • Rishikesh to Sonprayag – 450 rupees
  • Sonpyag to Gaurikund (Shared taxi) – 50-70 rupees
  • After reaching Gaurikund, you have to trek 16 km to reach Kedarnath temple.

Bus Route – Rishikesh- Devprayag-Sonprayag.

  • Accommodation: INR 1,000-3,000 per night
  • Food: INR 700-1,500 per day
  • Miscellaneous expenses: INR 1,000-3,000

On average, a budget-friendly trip to Kedarnath from Rishikesh can cost anywhere between INR 10,000 to INR 15,000 per person. This includes the cost of transportation (by bus or taxi), basic accommodations, and food.

Kedarnath Trip Budget From Dehradun

Dehradun to Kedarnath Trip

Kedarnath trip budget Dehradun

Price

Economy Trip

INR 12,000 per person

Standard Trip

INR 15,000 per person

Luxury Trip

INR 52,990 per person

Here is the breakdown Cost :

Transport Options –

By Air Take a flight to Sersi or Phata in Rudraprayag from the helipad located at Sahastradhara in Dehradun. After reaching Sersi or Phata, you have two ways to reach Kedarnath:-

  1. First, you can directly continue the helicopter service to Kedarnath from Sarsi or Guptkashi. 
  2. Take a local cab or bus to reach Sonprayag or Gaurikund. 

After Gaurikund, you can take a 15 km trek to Kedarnath.

  • Dehradun to Sersi Helicopter cost – INR 5,500 – 7,000 per person (one side)
  • Dehradun to Sersi to Kedarnath flight cost – INR 44,000 to 54,000 per person. (Back)

Suggested Read – Kedarnath Helicopter Booking 2023

By cab

  • Kedarnath and back – Rs 13000 approx (as it is approx 3 days journey)
  • Sonprayag to Gaurikund (shared taxi) – Rs 50 – 70
  • To reach Kedarnath Dham from Gaurikund one has to climb 16 km.

By bus

  • Dehradun to Rishikesh – Rs 100
  • Rishikesh to Sonprayag – Rs 450
  • Sonpayag to Gaurikund (shared taxi) – Rs 50-70

After reaching Gaurikund, one has to climb 16 km to reach Kedarnath temple.

  • Accommodation: INR 1,000-3,000 per night
  • Food: INR 700-1,500 per day
  • Miscellaneous expenses: INR 1,000-3,000

A budget-friendly trip from Dehradun to Kedarnath can cost between Rs 12,000 to Rs 15,000 per person. This includes all facilities including transport, accommodation, and food.

Kedarnath Trip Budget From Delhi

Kedarnath Trip Budget from Delhi

On average Kedarnath trip from Delhi can cost up to INR 15,000 – 20,000 rupees per person including transfers, stay, and meals.

Kedarnath trip budget from Delhi

Price

Economy Trip

INR 15,000 per person

Standard Trip

INR 24,000 per person

Luxury Trip

INR 40,990 per person

Here is the breakdown Cost :-

Transport: — 

By Cab

  • Delhi to Kedarnath & Back – Approx. 18000 rupees (As it is around a 4 days trip)
  • Sonprayag to Gaurikund (shared taxi) – 50 – 70 rupees
  • A trek of 16 km needed to be covered to reach Kedarnath Dham from Gaurikund.

By Bus – 

  • Delhi to Rishikesh – 450-1000 rupees (basic to luxury) 
  • Rishikesh to Sonprayag – 450 rupees
  • Sonpyag to Gaurikund (Shared by taxi) – 50-70 rupees
  • After reaching Gaurikund, you have to trek 16 km to reach Kedarnath temple.

By Train – 

  • Delhi to Rishikesh – 175 to 1300 rupees depending upon sleeper -AC tier 1 seats.

After reaching Rishikesh you’ve to follow bus or cab routes. As trains are available till Rishikesh only.

By Air – 

  • Delhi to Dehradun Flight Charges – Rs. 3000 – 6000 (Depends on weekdays, weekends, and long holidays)

After reaching Dehradun, You’ve two options :

  1. Either take a direct helicopter package for Kedarnath from Dehradun, which can cost you up to 1,05,000 rupees.
  2. Or Follow the cab route till Sonprayag. And the next day, travel to helipads i.e Phata & Sersi near Sonprayag. (Round way tickets helicopter tickets from Phata & Sersi will cost you up to 5000 rupees per person.) 

In both options, Helicopter will depart you near Kedarnath after which you’ve to walk at least 500 meters to reach the premise of Kedarnath temple.

Also See – Kedarnath Tour Package from Delhi – Upto 10% Off

Stay

  • Stay in Haridwar – 1000 – 4000 rupees per room
  • Stay in Rishikesh – 1500 – 7000 rupees per room
  • Stay in Rudraprayag – 1500 – 4500 rupees per room
  • Stay near Kedarnath – 2500 – 10,000 rupees per room

Meals 

Many hotels offer free breakfast along with the stay. And the cost of dinner depends on what you eat. But if you choose to eat outside there are many dhabas or side stalls near Haridwar & Rishikesh that offer a tummy-full meal starting at 150 rupees only.

Kedarnath Trip Budget From Chandigarh

Kedarnath trip budget Chandigarh

Price

Economy Trip

INR 15,000 per person

Standard Trip

INR 24,000 per person

Luxury Trip

INR 52,990 per person

Here is the breakdown Cost : 

Transport Options –

By Air You can take flights from Chandigarh to Dehradun. And after Dehradun, you can follow the transport options from Dehradun to Kedarnath. Train Ticket Price:- 

  • Chandigarh to Dehradun Ticket Price – 12,700 – 15,000 Per Person

 By TrainHemkunt Express train from Chandigarh covers Haridwar and Rishikesh. From Rishikesh you can cover Kedarnath by cab or taxi, on the other hand, you can take a helicopter from Haridwar to Kedarnath. Train Ticket Price:- 

Class

3A

2A

SL

Price / Person

INR 460

INR 645

INR 185

By Cab

  • Chandigarh to Kedarnath & Back – Approx. 20000 rupees (As it is around a 3 to 4 days trip)
  • Sonprayag to Gaurikund (shared taxi) – 50 – 70 rupees
  • A trek of 16 km needed to be covered to reach Kedarnath Dham from Gaurikund.

By Bus – 

  • Chandigarh to Rishikesh – 550-1300 rupees (basic to luxury) 
  • Rishikesh to Sonprayag – 450 rupees
  • Sonpyag to Gaurikund (Shared by taxi) – 50-70 rupees

After reaching Gaurikund, one has to climb 16 km to reach Kedarnath temple.

  • Local transportation (Dehradun/ Rishikesh to Kedarnath): INR 2,000 – 5,000 per person
  • Accommodation: INR 1,000-3,000 per night
  • Food: INR 700-1,500 per day
  • Miscellaneous expenses: INR 1,000-3,000

A budget-friendly trip from Chandigarh to Kedarnath can cost between Rs 15,000 to Rs 22,000 per person. This includes all facilities including transport, accommodation, and food.

Kedarnath Trip Budget From Mumbai

Kedarnath Trip Budget from Mumbai

Kedarnath trip budget Mumbai

Price

Economy Trip

INR 18,000 per person

Standard Trip

INR 34,000 per person

Luxury Trip

INR 72,990 per person

Here is the breakdown Cost:

Transport  — 

By AirYou can take flights from Mumbai to Delhi or Dehradun by air. After Delhi, you can choose the mode of transport to Kedarnath by cab or bus. And secondly, after reaching Dehradun, you can follow the transport options from Dehradun to Kedarnath.

  • Mumbai to Dehradun Flight Fee – INR 7000 to 12000 per person
  • Mumbai to Delhi Flight Fee – INR 12500 to 15000 per person (Depends on weekdays, weekends, and long holidays)

By Train – Bandra Terminus – Haridwar Express runs from Mumbai to Haridwar. After reaching Haridwar, you can choose two options from Haridwar to Kedarnath. First by helicopter and second by bus or cab. (Link)

Mumbai to Haridwar Train Ticket Price:-

Class

3A

2A

1A

SL

Price/ Person

INR 1740

INR 2525

INR 4290

INR 655

  • Local transportation (Rishikesh to Kedarnath): INR 2,000 – 5,000 per person
  • Accommodation: INR 1,000-3,000 per night
  • Food: INR 700-1,500 per day
  • Miscellaneous expenses: INR 1,000-3,000

On average a Kedarnath trip from Mumbai can cost up to 18,000 – 28,000 rupees per person including transfers, stay, and meals. 

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Kedarnath Trip Budget From Kolkata

Kedarnath Trip Budget from Kolkata

Trip Type

Price

Economy Trip

INR 20,000 per person

Standard Trip

INR 34,000 per person

Luxury Trip

INR 72,000 per person

Here is the breakdown Cost:

Transport Options — 

By AirYou can take flights from Kolkata to Delhi or Dehradun by air.

After Delhi, you can choose the mode of transport to Kedarnath by cab or bus. And secondly, after reaching Dehradun, you can follow the transport options from Dehradun to Kedarnath.

  • Kolkata to Delhi Flight Fee – INR 12,500 to 15,000 per person
  • Kolkata to Dehradun Flight Fee – INR 17,000 – 20,000 per person

(Depends on weekdays, weekends, and long holidays)

By Train – Doon and Kumbha Express runs from Kolkata to Haridwar. After reaching Haridwar, you can choose two options from Haridwar to Kedarnath. First by helicopter and second by bus or cab. (Link)

Kolkata to Haridwar Train Ticket Price:-

Class

3A

2A

SL

Price/ Person

INR 1670 

INR 2415 

INR 610

  • Local transportation (Dehradun to Kedarnath): INR 2,000 – 5,000 per person
  • Accommodation: INR 1,000-3,000 per night
  • Food: INR 700-1,500 per day
  • Miscellaneous expenses: INR 1,000-3,000 

The total budget for Kedarnath Yatra from Kolkata would be around Rs.20,000 to Rs.28,000 per person. This trip budget includes all meals, transfers, and local sightseeing.

Kedarnath Trip Budget From Pune

Kedarnath Trip from Pune

Kedarnath trip budget Pune

Price

Economy Trip

INR 20,000 per person

Standard Trip

INR 28,000 per person

Luxury Trip

INR 52,990 per person

Here is the breakdown Cost:

By Air You can take flights from Pune to Delhi or Dehradun.

After Delhi, you can choose the mode of transport to Kedarnath by cab or bus. And after Dehradun, you can follow the transport options from Dehradun to Kedarnath.

  • Pune to Delhi flight cost – INR 8,000 to 9,000 per person
  • Pune to Dehradun Flight Fee – INR 10,500 – 13,000 per person

By Train There is no direct train from Pune to any city in Uttarakhand. To travel by train from Pune you have to reach Delhi. Some trains like Jhelum Express and Goa Express go from Pune to Delhi. After Delhi, you can reach Haridwar by train from Delhi. From Haridwar, you can complete the journey to Kedarnath by helicopter and cab or bus.

Pune to Delhi Train Ticket Price: –

Class

3A

2A

SL

Price / Person

INR 1740 

INR 2545

INR 675

  • Local transportation (Dehradun/ Haridwar to Kedarnath): INR 2,000 – 5,000 per person
  • Accommodation: INR 1,000-3,000 per night
  • Food: INR 700-1,500 per day
  • Miscellaneous expenses: INR 1,000-3,000 

Recommended Package – 5 nights 6 days Pune to Kedarnath Tour

The total Budget for Kedarnath Trip From Pune would be around Rs 20,000-30,000 per person.

Kedarnath Trip Budget From Bangalore

Kedarnath Trip Budget from Bangalore

Kedarnath trip budget Bangalore

Price

Economy Trip

INR 24,000 per person

Standard Trip

INR 45,000 per person

Luxury Trip

INR 89,990 per person

Here is the breakdown Cost:

Transport Options – 

By Air You can take flights from Bangalore to Delhi or Dehradun.

After Delhi, opt for Kedarnath via cab or bus. And after Dehradun, you can follow the transport options from Dehradun to Kedarnath.

  • Bangalore to Delhi flight cost – INR 10,500 – 12,000 per person
  • Bangalore to Dehradun flight cost – INR 12,500 to 13,000 per person

By Train There is no direct train from Bangalore to Uttarakhand. To travel by train from Bangalore you have to reach Delhi. Some trains like Rajdhani Express and Karnataka Express go from Bangalore to Delhi. After Delhi, you can reach Haridwar by train. From Haridwar, you can complete the journey to Kedarnath by helicopter and cab or bus.

Pune to Delhi Train Ticket Price: –

Class

3A

2A

1A

Price / Person

INR 4,245 

INR 3400

INR 7,300

  • Local transportation (Dehradun/ Haridwar to Kedarnath): INR 2,000 – 5,000 per person
  • Accommodation: INR 1,000-3,000 per night
  • Food: INR 700-1,500 per day
  • Miscellaneous expenses: INR 1,000-3,000

Total estimated cost: Around 24,000-35,000 rupees per person

Kedarnath Trip Budget From Ahemadabad

Trip Budget of Kedarnath from Ahmedabad

Kedarnath trip budget Ahemadabad

Price

Economy Trip

17,000 per person

Standard Trip

32,000 per person

Luxury Trip

52,900 per person

Here is the breakdown Cost:

Transport Options –

By Air Take a flight from Ahmedabad to Delhi or Dehradun. After Delhi, opt for a cab or bus to Kedarnath. And after Dehradun, you can follow the transport options from Dehradun to Kedarnath.

  • Ahmedabad to Delhi flight cost – INR 5,500 – 7,000 per person
  • Ahmedabad to Dehradun flight cost – INR 11,500 to 13,000 per person.

By TrainYoga Express train from Ahmedabad covers Haridwar and Rishikesh. From Rishikesh you can cover Kedarnath by cab or taxi, on the other hand, you can take a helicopter from Haridwar to Kedarnath. Train Ticket Price:- 

Class

3A

2A

1A

Price / Person

INR 1,445 

INR 2,130

INR 3,650

  • Local transportation (Rishikesh to Kedarnath): INR 2,000 – 5,000 per person
  • Accommodation: INR 1,000-3,000 per night
  • Food: INR 700-1,500 per day
  • Miscellaneous expenses: INR 1,000-3,000

Total estimated cost: around INR 17,000 – 32,000 rupees per person

Kedarnath Trip Budget From Bhubaneswar

Kedarnath Trip Budget from Bhubaneswar

Kedarnath Trip Budget From Bhubaneswar:

Kedarnath trip budget Bhubaneswar

Price

Economy Trip

INR 23,000 per person

Standard Trip

INR 38,000 per person

Luxury Trip

INR 89,990 per person

Here is the breakdown Cost:

Transport Options –

By Air: You can take flights from Bhubaneswar to Dehradun. And after Dehradun, you can follow the transport options from Dehradun to Kedarnath. Train Ticket Price:- 

  • Bhubaneswer to Dehradun Ticket Price – INR 14,500 – 16,000 Per Person

 By TrainKalinga Utkal Express train from Bhubaneswar covers Haridwar and Rishikesh. From Rishikesh you can cover Kedarnath by cab or taxi, on the other hand, you can take a helicopter from Dehradun (30 km from Rishikesh) to Kedarnath. Train Ticket Price:- 

Class

3A

2A

SL

Price / Person

INR 2160

INR 3155

INR 820

  • Local transportation (Rishikesh to Kedarnath): INR 2,000 – 5,000 per person
  • Accommodation: INR 1,000-3,000 per night
  • Food: INR 700-1,500 per day
  • Miscellaneous expenses: INR 1,000-3,000

A budget-friendly trip from Bhubaneswar to Kedarnath can cost between Rs 23,000 to Rs 35,000 per person. This includes all facilities including transport, accommodation, and food.

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