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Rudranath Trek

Rudranath Trek

The Rudranath is one of the Panch Kedar temples dedicated to Lord Shiva and is located in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. The Panch Kedar temples are a group of five ancient temples dedicated to Lord Shiva, and they hold great religious significance for Hindus. The Rudranath trek is a challenging and spiritually enriching trek that takes you to the Rudranath temple. Rudranath is situated in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, India. It is part of the Himalayan range and is surrounded by stunning natural beauty.

The trek to Rudranath is not just about trekking; it’s also a pilgrimage for devotees of Lord Shiva. The temple at Rudranath is open only for a few months each year, generally from May to October, due to the harsh weather conditions in the region.The Rudranath trek is considered moderate to difficult, depending on the route chosen. Trekkers need to be physically fit and prepared for steep ascents, rugged terrain, and varying weather conditions.The trek offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan peaks, including Nanda Devi, Trishul, and Chaukhamba. You’ll also come across serene alpine meadows, pristine streams, and rhododendron forests during the trek.

Before embarking on the Rudranath trek, it’s essential to check the current trekking conditions, obtain any necessary permits, and be well-prepared for the journey, including carrying appropriate clothing,  and equipment.



Total Trekking





13,100 FT


5 D/ 4 N

Minimum Age

8 Years


May — June (15C to 20C and night 7C to2C) Sept — Oct (15C to 10C and night 5C to -5C).

Best Season

Pre Monsoon Season:— May first week to June end and post monsoon Season:- September 2nd week to Nov first week.


Day 1: Drive from Rishikesh to Sagar Village (250 km, 9-10 hours)

  • On the first day of the Rudranath trek via Sagar, begin your journey from Rishikesh early in the morning
  • The scenic drive covers approximately 250 km and takes around 9-10 hours. As you traverse through the picturesque towns of Devprayag and Rudraprayag, situated at the confluence of the Alaknanda and Mandakini rivers, take in the breathtaking views.
  • Upon reaching Sagar village, check into your pre-booked accommodation for a well-deserved rest. Spend the evening exploring the village and interacting with the locals to immerse yourself in their culture and lifestyle.

Day 2: Trek from Sagar to Panar Bugyal (12 km, 6-7 hours)

  • After an early breakfast, commence the trek from Sagar village. The trail winds through dense forests of rhododendron, oak, and pine trees. After 2-3 hours, reach the quaint village of Mandal for a brief rest.
  • Continue the ascent to Panar Bugyal, encountering challenging terrain with panoramic views of the mountains and valleys. Keep an eye out for wildlife such as deer and wild boars. Set up camp at Panar Bugyal and enjoy the vast meadow surrounded by tall trees as you rest for the night.

Day 3: Trek from Panar Bugyal to Rudranath Temple (10 km, 5-6 hours)

  • Following breakfast, trek towards Rudranath Temple at an altitude of 2,286 meters. Navigate a scenic trail through Rhododendron and Oak forests, crossing small streams and waterfalls.
  • On reaching the temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva and part of the Panch Kedars, check in to the guesthouse or campsite. Explore the temple, attend the evening aarti, and witness a stunning sunset. Overnight stay at the guesthouse or campsite.

Day 4: Trek from Rudranath Temple to Sagar (22 km, 8-9 hours)

  • Begin early with breakfast at the Rudranath temple before starting the downhill trek back to Sagar village.
  • Traverse through dense forests of rhododendron, oak, and deodar trees, crossing streams and waterfalls. This longer trek takes 8 to 9 hours, so ensure you have enough water and snacks. Upon reaching Sagar village, check into your accommodation and rest for the night.

Day 5: Drive from Sagar to Rishikesh

  • On the final day, embark on the drive from Sagar to Rishikesh, covering approximately 220 km in 8-9 hours. Enjoy the scenic landscapes and mountain views along the way. It's recommended to start early to avoid traffic, ensuring a timely arrival in Rishikesh for any onward travel plans.
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Reviews for Rudranath Trek

Rudranath Trek
4.9 rating based on 12,345 ratings
Overall rating: 4.9 out of 5 based on 10 reviews.

This is my first trek.

When we got to know about this trek we was really happy and got ready to be a part of it at the earliest. The Garhwal region is incredibly stunning. Along our trekking trails, we could view numerous peaks with a variety of names and heights.
- Mona kandpal

Pine forests were the other attractions

Pine forests were the other attractions. Green meadows had their own contribution in making the whole region look marvelous even from a distance. Professional photographers will not leave the place at any point I think.

fun, entertainment, adventure

This is my first trek. It was a complete package of fun, entertainment, adventure and thrill. Along with trekking, we did camping too at some base points.
- Nikita Durgapal

I will never forget

Some memories i will never forget. The villages that are located before the starting points for the trek are really lovely and have identical huts and homes. Some of the faces I will never forget.
- Vikash mishara

The entire tour was fantastic.

Long and hard to express and convey, but in a nutshell, the entire tour was fantastic.
- Manish Bhattacharya

 Rs 12,000  
Rs 10000 per person
Rishikesh to Rishikesh
5% GST will be applicable on the fee.
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Departure Dates

Reporting Information

Reporting Time
6.30 am To 7.30 am at Rishikesh Railway Station
On Last Day
Reach Rishikesh by 6:00 pm (Plan your further travel plan after 7:00 pm)

Trek Inclusions/Exclusions


Transport to and from the base camp
The above trek cost includes transport to and from base camp.
Safety equipment
First aid, medical kit, oxygen cylinders, stretchers, Walkie-Talkie etc. will be available at campsite.
Stay is included from Day 1 to Last Day. Tents/Homestays/lodges will be provided. Tripple sharing Accommodation and separate accommodation for girls/ladies will be provided
All meals from dinner on Day 1 to breakfast at Last day are included. Veg food will be provided during the trek.
Permits/ Forest fees
UTT will arrange trekking permits and forest passes.
Experienced Trek Leader & Team
Qualified trek leaders haing in basic / advanced mountaineering courses certificates/ degrees will assist trek.
Other staff member includes qualified cooks, helpers and porters.


Food during transit to and from the base camp
Food would not be provided during transit and trekkers have to bear the cost at their own.
Mule and Porter charges
Generally we expect trekkers to carry their bag-pack and luggage themselves. For those who wish to use Mule/Porter need to pay Rs 350 per day for same.
Personal Expense
Personal Expense of any kind. The trek cost does not include stay at any location on last day
*Anything apart from inclusions

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