Kedarnath - Tungnath - Ex Pune & Mumbai
Kedarnath is one of the holy and the most sacred pilgrim abode of Lord Shiva who is considered the embodiment of all passions - love, hatred, fear, death, and mysticism which are expressed through his various forms. It is situated in the Rudraprayag district of the Garhwal region in Uttarakhand and every year thousands of pilgrims visit this place to seek blessing from Lord Shiva. It is one of the Char Dhams in Uttarakhand and is regarded as the most important among the Panch Kedar. This holy abode is positioned at an altitude of 3,586 meters with the mesmerizing backdrop of the magnificent Kedarnath range near the gorgeous river Mandakini, Kedarnath is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. Even the name of this shrine also has a strong meaning “Kedar” which means powerful which is another name of Lord Shiva, the protector, and destroyer. The spectacular aura, snow-clad mountains, and breathtaking landscape makes the Kedarnath trek even more interesting and hence people visit in large numbers every year. Kedarnath is one of the important pilgrimages of Lord Shiva but there are more than 200 shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva in the area itself. So, plan your visit to Kedarnath..!!