Kedarnath is one of the most sacred destinations of the Char DhamYatra. As per the religious beliefs, Kedarnath stands as one of the twelve jyotirlingas. The road route to the main temple of Kedarnath starts from Haridwar, heads toward Rishikesh then to Devprayag to Srinagar to Rudraprayag to Gaurikund. From there on the Kedarnath temple is just 14 kilometers away and this distance can be covered either by walking or getting a pony.
An alternative to the road route is the helicopter ride. Considering the quite tough route to the temple, various companies have started rendering helicopter services to reach the main shrine of Kedarnath. Some of the names that offer Kedarnath Yatra by helicopter are stated below.
Godhawat Aviation is another renowned name that renders helicopter services for Kedarnath Yatra. There are three packages that the respective organization renders and they are stated below:
The tariff of the first package is 11,000 rupees per person. Further, the second package costs 1.60 Lac rupees per person. This package for 4N/ 5D and it includes of stay, meal and pony/ palki in Yamunotri for elders only.
The Heritage Aviation is known for rendering daily helicopter services to Kedarnath temple. Helipad of these services is situated at the National Highway 109 and therefore is easily accessible. Further, the organization offers both one and two way trips that are classified as following:
The tariffs of the packages are 5500, 11000 and 5500 rupees per person respectively. Further for priority darshan packages, 1100 rupees is the fare. This special Darshan option is available only for the pilgrims travelling through the helicopter. This is one way in which the Kedarnath Yatra packages inclusive of helicopter service turns worth availing.
Mentioned above are the three top helicopter service provider companies; however, there are various others like UTair India Pvt. Ltd., Pinnacle Air Pvt. Ltd., Aryan Aviation Pvt. Ltd., Sar Aviation Services (P) Ltd., Summit Aviation P Ltd., JetTech Aviation and many more. With helicopter services it has become really easy to visit one of the chastest destinations. The above mentioned service providers also offer special Char Dham Yatra by helicopter, you can avail a package as per your requirement.