Surrounded by snow-capped mountains, Kedarnath is profoundly known for its divine significance. As an essential part of the famous chardham yatra in Uttrakhand, Kedarnath is a must to visit shrine. The chardham yatra also includes a visit to the four pilgrimage sites of Badrinath, Yamunotri, and Gangotri.Known for its mysticism, people across borders travel to visit the kedarnath dham for its enticing scenic and spiritual relevance. The kedarnath badrinath chardham yatra is a popular religious and tourist spot in Uttrakhand.Located in the Garhwal Himalayan range, Kedarnath is situated above the sea level, near the Mandakini river. Kedarnath chardham yatra has steadily gained distinction due to the temple and its holy significance. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the Kedarnath temple is over 1200 years old. Built by Adi Shankaracharya, it is believed to be one among the 12 prominent jyotirlingas in India. The magnificent temple welcomes thousands of pilgrims to worship.Kedar meaning Shiva, the word Kedarnath is derived from Sanskrit, meaning ‘lord of the field’. However, due to extreme weather conditions kedarnath trip is restricted to six months between April and November. During winters, the deity from kedarnath temple is carried to Ukhimat, a small town in Uttrakhand, where the deity is worshipped for six months.