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How to Book Helicopter Ride for Kedarnath, What is the Kedarnath Helicopter Booking Price?


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The Kedarnath Dham, one of the holiest temples for the Hindus, is located in the picturesque surroundings of Rudra Himalaya Range at a height of 12000 feet in Uttarakhand, India. The holy temple is closed for almost six months due to extreme weather conditions, between November to April.

Kedarnath temple is not directly accessible by road and has to be reached by a 18 km uphill trek from Sonprayag. It takes a couple of days to reach the temple and due to high altitude, not many are able to visit the temple. Government of Uttarakhand started helicopter services to the temple. 

Many chopper companies like Pawan Hans, Pinnacle Air, Heritage Aviation provide air travel services on per seat basis to the Kedarnath Dham. Most of the companies operate 5-7 seater helicopters that can be chartered for whole chopper, or can be booked on per seat basis. Both single way and round trip helicopter tickets to Kedarnath are available.

Where to take helicopter for Kedarnath?

Pilgrims visiting Kedarnath Dham can take a helicopter ride to reach right at the doorsteps of the Kedarnath temple without walking for days. The chopper services are available from Phata, Sersi, Sitapur, Guptkashi, Dehradun and Delhi.

Pawan Hans operates helicopter services from Phata and uses 6-seater Bell 407/ Ecureuil B3 helicopters. The Phata helipad is located beyond Guptkashi and is also linked by a good road on the way to Kedarnath.

How much time will it take to reach Kedarnath via Helicopter?

One can reach the Kedarnath Helipad, which is located about 700 metres away from Kedarnath Temple in a short time of 8 minutes on a chopper.

Kedarnath Helicopter Online Booking

Kedarnath is the third pilgrimage site in the famous Char Dham Yatra dedicated to Lord Shiva, situated at a height of 11,755 ft above sea level amidst the snow-clad mountains & glaciers. Kedarnath lingam is also one of the 12 Jyotirlingas and is in the unusual form of pyramidal in shape.

Located at a distance from Gaurikund/ Sonprayag, pilgrims can reach Kedarnath Dham either through Trek to Kedarnath Dham or by Kedarnath Helicopter Booking.

Kedarnath Helicopter booking

The bookings of the helicopter are to be done online, on the official website of helicopter booking of Uttrakhand Govt. If you going to visit Kedarnath via helicopter, it is advisable to book helicopter for Kedarnath well in advance as there is usually high demand for the helicopter trips.

Kedarnath Helicopter Booking Ticket prices

Helicopter companies charges Rs 6500-Rs 8000 for round trip per person, for journey on the same day to and from Kedarnath Dham. Single side ticket booking can also be done that can cost Rs 3000-Rs 3500. 

Latest guidelines fpr Kedarnath Yatra

The pilgrims must note that the state government has fixed a daily limit on the number of pilgrims reaching the temple at 12,000 because of Covid-19. However, Uttarakhand government has said that negative test report or Covid-19 vaccination certificate is not mandatory for the Char Dham Yatra 2022.

How to book Helicopter Ride for Kedarnath?

Kedarnath Helicopter booking can only be done through https://heliservices.uk.gov.in/. No other website is authorised to book Helicopter bookings for Kedarnath. The following steps needs to be peformed in order to book Helicopter for Kedarnath dham:

Visit https://heliservices.uk.gov.in/

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Log on to https://heliservices.uk.gov.in/. Please note that registration for the Char Dham is required in advance.

Helicopter Service User Registration

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After closing the pop-up notice, click on Heli Service User Registration link at the left of the screen.
Fill in the required information.

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Mention Nationality, Aadhaar number/Passport number, Mobile number, and e-mail ID. Click 'Submit'.
Once registered, proceed to booking the helicopter ride

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Once you've completed the registration process, login with your new name and password. 
Select a date and to-and-from location. 
Helipads at Sirsi, Phata and Guptkashi operate helicopter services. Choose date and time slot.
Select a date and time slot based on the availability.

How much does a helicopter ride to Kedarnath cost?


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Guptkashi-Kedarnath-Guptkashi: Rs 7,750; 
Phata-Kedarnath-Phata: Rs 4,720;
Sersi-Kedarnath-Sersi: Rs 4,680

Helipads for Kedarnath Helicopter Services

1. Sirsi Helipad for Kedarnath Helicopter service

Distance from Kedarnath : 23 kms
Time taken to reach Kedarnath via Chopper : 11 minutes
Ticket Price :  2340 (one way), 4680 (return ticket)
Location :  Sirsi village, 7 kms from Phata
Altitude : 6500 feet
Accommodation : Budget & deluxe rooms facility available at Sirsi and nearby towns like Guptkashi, Phata, Rampur & Sonprayag.

Sirsi is the nearest helipad to Kedarnath which takes around 11 minutes to reach the Kedarnath dham.  
Inaugurated by Mr. Harsh Vardhan Sharma & Wangchuk Shamshu in 2002 and located in a hamlet called Sirsi, it is on the way of Kedarnath. 

2. Phata Helipad for Kedarnath Helicopter service

Distance from Kedarnath : 31 Kms
Time taken to reach Kedarnath via Chopper : 9 minutes 
Ticket Price :  Rs. 2360 (one way), Rs. 4720 (return ticket)
First flight timing : 6:30 am
Location :  14 kms from Guptkashi
Altitude : 4921 feet
Accommodation : Budget & deluxe rooms facility available at Phata and nearby locations like Guptkashi.

Phata to Kedarnath aerial journey is just a nine minute ride. Book Helicopter tickets for Kedarnath through online and offline both of the mediums. Due to its location, Phata is one of the busiest helipad for Kedarnath. Almost all chopper services operate from this helipad.

3. Guptkashi Helipad for Kedarnath Helicopter service

Distance from Kedarnath : 46 kms
Time taken to reach Kedarnath via Chopper : 15 minutes 
Ticket Price :  Rs. 3875 (one way), Rs. 7750 (return ticket)
First flight timing : 6:30 am
Location :  In Narayankoti
Altitude : approx 4800 ft 
Accommodation : Guptkashi is a major halt towards Kedarnath. Many budget, deluxe & luxury rooms facility is available at Guptkashi.

Guptkashi to Kedarnath helicopter journey is around 15 minutes. Guptkashi is a major town & city before Kedarnath which is well connected by public transport. Many hotels, necessary services and medical facilities are available to pilgrims here which makes Guptkashi helipad a preferred helipad for tourists. Narayankoti is about 2 kms from Guptkashi towards Phata. Helipad at Narayankoti is around 4800 ft.

4. Sitapur Helipad for Kedarnath Helicopter service

Distance from Kedarnath : 22 kms
Time taken to reach Kedarnath via Chopper : 5 to 7 minutes
Ticket Price :  to be updated
First flight timing : 6:30 am
Location :  7km before Gaurikund
Accommodation :  Budget and Deluxe room facility is available at Sitapur itself and nearby locations like Guptkashi, Phata & Sonprayag

Sitapur helipad is about 26 km ahead of Guptkashi from where you can start your aerial ride to Kedarnath. Helicopter booking for Kedarnath can be done both online and offline. It takes around 5 to 7 minutes to reach Kedarnath from Sitapur.

5. Augustmuni helipad For Kedarnath Helicopter service


Distance from Kedarnath : 70 kms
Time taken to reach Kedarnath via Chopper : 15 to 20 minutes
Ticket Price :  to be updated
First flight timing : 6:30 am
Location :  Play ground near police station Augustya muni
Altitude : 3280 feet
Accommodation : Budget & deluxe rooms facility available at Augustya Muni and nearby town Rudraprayag.

The Augustmuni Helipad is located on the left side of Rudraprayag - Kedarnath highway near police station. It is about 160 kms from Rishikesh. Earlier Pawan Hans used to operate helicopter services to Kedarnath from this helipad. The flight departing time from Augustyamuni is 6.30 am to 11.10 am. A 5-seater Bell 407 helicopter is being used from this Helipad which takes 45 minutes for a round trip.

6. Dehradun to Kedarnath Helicopter service

Distance from Kedarnath : 266 kms
Time taken to reach Kedarnath via Chopper : Depends on Package halts.
Ticket Price :  to be updated
First flight timing : 6:30 am
Location :  Sahastradhara, Dehradun
Altitude : 2175 feet
Accommodation : Many Budget, deluxe & luxury rooms facility available at Dehradun.

Direct Dehradun to Kedarnath helicopter booking can also be done but dehradun to kedarnath helicopter price could be much higher because of the journey distance. Many aviation companies sell the char dham package direct from Dehradun which has many halts on the way.

Kedarnath Helicopter Booking Guide

You will get Registration confirmation email after which you can Login on the Site to Book the Kedarnath Helicopter Service.

If you are looking for Kedanath Helicopter Booking, you must take note of the following things:
GMVN neither call you for booking nor GMVN will give you account number for payment.
Helicopter ticket for Kedarnath will be booked online only through https://heliservices.uk.gov.in/. No other website has the right to make Helicopter bookings.

As a passenger, you must carry following documents along with the ticket
  • Ticket as printed from the website.
  • Digital ticket not accepted
  • Passenger wise ID proof as submitted at the time of online booking.
In case the amount is debited from the account and ticket is not booked / Booking failed, the amount will be refunded to the source account within one week.

Kedanath Helicopter Services Routes, Price

Guptkashi to Kedarnath Helicopter Service Booking Price

Round-Trip Fare – ₹ 7750.00
Operator – Arrow Aircraft and Aryan Aviation

Phata to Kedarnath Helicopter Service Booking Price

Round-Trip Fare – ₹ 4720.00
Operator – Chipsan Aviation , Pawan Hans, Pinnacle Air and Thumby Aviation

Sersi to Kedarnath Helicopter Services Booking Price

Round-Trip Fare – ₹ 4680.00
Operator – Arrow Aircraft , Himalayan Heli and Kestrel Aviation

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