IRCTC is always a reliable option for long-distance travel. The platform offers the most lucrative and affordable travelling packages to various famous places in India. One such place is Kedarnath Dham temple, a famous Hindu pilgrimage site, and a place to meet the purest presence of Mahadev up close. The doors of the temple are opening from April 25 and IRCTC is offering a unique Kedarnath Package 2023 via helicopter.
IRCTC Kedarnath Package 2023
Soon with the IRCTC HeliYatra website, users will be able to book helicopter rides to Kedarnath temple. “The trial run of the service will be completed by March 31 and bookings will start from April 1. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) issued a circular for helicopter pilgrimage operations for 2023, which outlined the responsibilities of helicopter operators and provided guidance to the concerned Shrine Board and others to ensure safe and smooth helicopter operations,” mentioned DNA India quoting Times of India.
IRCTC Signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Five Years
Recently, IRCTC signed a five years Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Uttarakhand Civil Aviation Development Authority (UCADA), to offer helicopter booking services to Kedarnath. Shri Kedarnath Dham pilgrims will now be able to visit the official website of IRCTC and book their helicopter ride in very simple steps.
How to Book IRCTC Kedarnath Package 2023?
“However, to book the helicopter services, pilgrims must first make a registration with the Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board as it is mandatory. Registration can be done through the Tourist Care Uttarakhand App or by sending a text message with the word Yatra to the mobile number 91 8394833833.”
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Kedarnath Temple: Char Dham Yatra
Char Dham Yatra, which includes Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri, holds the highest significance in Hindu Religion. These four holy sites are located high in the mountains in the Himalayan region. “The doors of Badrinath Dham will open on April 27, while the Gangotri Temple Committee will open the doors on April 22 from Akshaya Tritiya. The Uttarakhand Tourism Development Council announced that 6.34 lakh pilgrims have registered for Char Dham Yatra, with 2.41 lakh registered for Kedarnath Dham, 2.01 lakh for Badrinath Dham, 95,107 for Yamanotri, and 96,449 lahks for Gangotri Dham.”