Guide to Booking Kedarnath Helicopter Tickets (2024)
For a smooth booking experience of helicopter services to Shri Kedarnath Dham Yatra in 2024, follow these simple steps
Official Booking Website
Helicopter services can only be booked through the official IRCTC website. Be cautious of unauthorized agents, fake websites, and travel agents claiming to handle Kedarnath helicopter tickets.Official Website: https://heliyatra.irctc.co.in/
- Complete your Chardham Yatra Registration on the official Uttarakhand Govt website: registrationandtouristcare.uk.gov.in
- Create a Heliyatra account to check seat availability using your Registration Number or Group ID.
- Choose your preferred departure slot and finalize your booking with an online payment method of your choice.
Ticket and Journey
- Carry the IRCTC Heliyatra ticket to the assigned Helipad location to commence your Kedarnath Yatra.
- Ensure to book tickets for a specific date and time slot.
- Registration on the website is mandatory for ticket booking.
- After a successful booking, carry a hard copy or printout of the ticket; digital tickets will not be accepted.
- Each passenger should carry a valid ID proof.
- Pilgrims must register on the Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board website (registrationandtouristcare.uk.gov.in) to visit the holy shrine of Shri Kedarnath Dham.
- Registration is a prerequisite for booking helicopter services.
- Ensure registration aligns with your helicopter booking dates.
Current Rates for Kedarnath Helicopter Tickets
|Cost (Both Side )
|Phata to Kedarnath- Phata
|Sirsi to Kedarnath- Sirsi
|Guptkashi to Kedarnath- Guptkashi
Helicopter Tour Packages ex-Dehradun
Frequently Asked Questions about Kedarnath Helicopter Services
1. Is there a helicopter service to Kedarnath temple?
Yes, every year, thousands of tourists visit Kedarnath using helicopter services.
2. From which locations in Uttarakhand is helicopter service to Kedarnath available?
Operational helipads include Sirsi, Phata, and Gupkashi. Refer to aviation companies’ sites for helipad status.
3. How can I book a helicopter ticket to Kedarnath temple for the 2024 Yatra?
Helicopter services to Kedarnath can be booked exclusively through the IRCTC website..
4. Which helipad for Kedarnath is closest to the railway station & airport?
Sehastradhara helipad in Dehradun is closest to both the railhead and airport, within an hour’s distance.
5. What documents are needed for availing Kedarnath Helicopter service?
Chopper ticket, weight details, Aadhar card or ID proof, Char Dham biometric registration, and a medical checkup.
6. How much baggage is allowed per passenger?
Only 5 kg per person; avoid carrying large suitcases.
7. What is the minimum ticket price for Kedarnath Helicopter service?
Pricing varies, but previously it was around 3500 for one side from Sirsi. Check with aviation companies for current rates.
8. How much time is allocated for Darshan with a round-trip ticket?
About 2 hours, but this duration may vary; follow guidelines from your aviation company.
9. Can I purchase only a one-way ticket to Kedarnath?
10. What is the distance between Kedarnath Helipad & the temple?
500 meters or a 15-minute walk. Pithhus/Palkis are available for those unable to trek.
11. How long does it take to reach Kedarnath by Helicopter?
Approximately 5 to 7 minutes from the nearest helipad, Sirsi, and about 15 minutes from Guptkashi.
12 . Are there chances of flight cancellation?
Yes, especially due to adverse weather conditions. Be prepared for such situations and carry essential items like woolen clothes, raincoat, waterproof shoes, gloves, and extra socks.