Gaurikund FAQs

Gaurikund is famous as Pilgrimage, Temples, Char Dham Route, Town, Hot water springs , with over 5 Places to See in Gaurikund. Nearest Airport from Gaurikund is Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun, 224 kms and Nearest Railway Station is Rishikesh, 202 kms. There are over 3 Hotels in Gaurikund.

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Where is Gaurikund?

Gaurikund is a starting point of the holy Kedarnath temple trek. It is located in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand state.

What are the nearest airport and railway stations from Gaurikund?

Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest airport and Rishikesh Railway Station is the nearest railway station for Gaurikund in Uttarakhand.

What is the trekking distance for Kedarnath from Gaurikund?

The trekking distance of 16 km to the sacred shrine of Kedarnath from Gaurikund.

What is the altitude of Gaurikund?

Gaurikund is situated at an height of 1982 mts above the sea level.

How much time does it take from Gaurikund to Kedarnath?

You can take at least 7 hours to reach Kedarnath from Gaurikund.

Why is Gaurikund famous for?

Gaurikund is famous for pilgrimage and it is famous as a starting point of the Kedarnath temple trek. There is a hot water spring and temple of Goddess Gauri.

Why this place called Gaurikund?

Ans:- The place is named after Goddess Parvati, wife of Lord Shiva and a temple Gauri is also situated here.

What are the things to keep in mind while traveling to Gaurikund?

Gaurikund is a holy town which holds deep religious significance to devotees. Please respect the place by refraining from alcohol and non-vegetarian food.

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