In today’s article, we are going to know complete information about what you should carry while going on the journey of Kedarnath. In this article, we will only talk about such items, which you will need to carry. Apart from the information mentioned in this article, you can also carry many items according to your need. So let us know, what items you need to take with you for the journey to Kedarnath.
Even if you are going on a pilgrimage to Char Dham, it will be necessary for you to carry almost all the items mentioned in this article. So let us now know what is necessary to take with you while going on the journey of Kedarnath or Char Dham.
Which documents should be taken with you while traveling to Kedarnath?
While traveling to Kedarnath, you must have an Aadhar card and travel pass. Apart from an adult person, it is very important to have a travel pass for children as well. By the way, if you will have both of these documents, then you can easily complete your Kedarnath journey.
Apart from these two documents, you can also take any other document according to you. One more thing, you must take a photocopy of the Aadhar card or travel pass with you, because you may need it anytime.
How much and what kind of luggage should be taken with you on the journey to Kedarnath?
While going on the journey to Kedarnath, you have to keep one thing in mind, you should avoid carrying the needy items with you in the trolley luggage (bag) if you do not have your own vehicle. Because you may also have to face many problems with trolley luggage.
Let us tell you that while going on the journey of Kedarnath, you should take two bags with you, in which one bag of 70 to 80 liters and the other bag of 30 to 40 liters should be taken with you, it will be appropriate for you. This is so that you can carry your needy items which you use only occasionally, in big bags, and those which you use any time, in small bags.
One more thing when you will start the journey of the Kedarnath trek, then you will take all your belongings from home with you, then you will not take them on the journey of the Kedarnath trek, so the needy items will be useful during the journey of Kedarnath should be given to you. You will have a small bag that you can carry in it.
What kind of clothes would be appropriate to take with you to visit Kedarnath?
Whenever you go on the journey to Kedarnath, you must take with you both types of clothes i.e. clothes used during hot weather and clothes used during cold weather. This is because whenever you go on a journey to Kedarnath, you will have to face the cold more as the day progresses.
Sometimes it happens that even during the summer, snowfall is seen there. Or sometimes due to rain, a significant increase in cold can be seen. You must carry a woolen jacket, hand gloves, and a cap on your visit to Kedarnath. Apart from all this, you can take clothes according to your dress and need.
What kind of shoe would be appropriate to carry for Kedarnath Yatra?
While going on the journey of Kedarnath, there is also confusion in the minds of people about shoes and socks, what kind of shoes, and how many pairs of socks to take here. Let us tell you that you should avoid carrying leather shoes or cloth shoes on the journey to Kedarnath, because on the journey to Kedarnath you may have to pass through many waterfalls, due to which your leather shoes or cloth shoes can get wet easily. And it will also take a very long time to dry. It will be good for you to take trekking shoes here. Apart from this, you must take four to five pairs of socks with you here.
What to take with you to avoid the rain while going on Kedarnath Yatra?
While traveling to Kedarnath, you must carry an umbrella, raincoat, and a rain cover for your carry-on bag or luggage according to your needs. One more thing, buy as many of these items as possible from your city itself. Because from where the journey of Kedarnath starts, you will get these goods there, but their quality is not special.
Some essential items to be carried on the journey of Kedarnath –
On the journey to Kedarnath, you should also carry a flashlight according to your need with a power bank, because on the journey to Kedarnath trek you may have to charge your mobile, etc. And there is no proper arrangement of electricity there. You must also carry a water bottle with you, as you can use water from the waterfall if you have a bottle with you during the trip. Apart from all this, you can also carry dry fruits with you to eat something.
Kedarnath is at a distance of 51 km from Joshi Math. It is believed to be the gateway to Kedarnath. The city of Joshimath is known as ‘Jyotirmath’. And you can find many homestays in Joshimath that are available to stay for the night.