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Planning a trip to Kedarnath, Uttarakhand, India

9th May to 10th May, 2024Budget Friendly Train
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Things to do in Kedarnath in May

Day 1 - Friday 10th, May
morning -

Depart from Haridwar to Kedarnath by train

afternoon -

Arrive in Kedarnath and check in to accommodation

evening -

Evening trek to Kedarnath Temple

Weather in Kedarnath in Invalid date
Avg Temp10°C to 20°C
Chance of Rain30%

May is generally a pleasant time to visit Kedarnath. The weather is mostly clear and sunny, with occasional light rain. Temperatures can range from 10 to 20 degrees Celsius. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

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Things to Carry on your trip to Kedarnath

Clothing & Apparel

Comfortable and breathable clothing -

Pack t-shirts, shirts, pants, and shorts made of moisture-wicking materials to keep you dry and comfortable during the hike.

Warm layers -

Bring a fleece jacket or sweater for evenings and early mornings when temperatures can drop.

Waterproof jacket -

A lightweight rain jacket is essential to protect you from unpredictable mountain weather.

Trekking pants -

Durable and quick-drying trekking pants are ideal for hiking on uneven trails.

Hiking boots -

Comfortable and supportive hiking boots with good ankle support are crucial for the challenging terrain.

Warm hat and gloves -

Even in May, temperatures can drop at higher altitudes, so pack a warm hat and gloves.


Sunglasses -

Protect your eyes from the sun's glare with polarized sunglasses.

Sunscreen -

Apply sunscreen regularly to protect your skin from the sun's harmful rays.

Trekking poles -

Trekking poles can provide stability and reduce strain on your joints during the hike.

Headlamp -

If you plan on starting early or returning late, a headlamp will be helpful for navigating in low light.

First-aid kit -

Pack a basic first-aid kit with bandages, antiseptic, and pain relievers.

Whistle -

Carry a whistle to signal for help in case of an emergency.

Camera -

Capture the breathtaking scenery with a camera.

Reusable water bottle -

Stay hydrated by bringing a reusable water bottle.

Essentials & Must Haves

Identification and permits -

Carry a valid ID card and any necessary permits for trekking in the area.

Cash and cards -

Bring a combination of cash and credit/debit cards for purchases.

Toiletries -

Pack essential toiletries like soap, shampoo, deodorant, and toilet paper.

Food and snacks -

Bring high-energy snacks like granola bars, energy gels, and nuts to keep you fueled during the hike.

Maps and guidebooks -

Carry a detailed map and guidebook of the area for navigation.

Small backpack -

Pack a small backpack to carry your essentials during the hike.

Good to have

Walking stick -

A walking stick can provide additional support and stability.

Power bank -

Bring a portable charger to keep your electronic devices powered up.

Travel towel -

A quick-drying travel towel can be useful for freshening up after the hike.

Insect repellent -

Keep insects at bay with insect repellent.

Small umbrella -

A small umbrella can provide shelter from rain or sun.


Smartphone -

Stay connected and use navigation apps.

Camera -

Capture the stunning scenery.

Headphones -

Listen to music or podcasts during the hike.

Power bank -

Keep your devices charged.

Headlamp -

Navigate in low-light conditions.

GPS tracking device -

Stay safe and track your location.


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