Kedarnath Sanctuary Kedarnath Sanctuary is situated in chamoli district of Garhwal Uttarnachal. Kedarnath Sanctuary was founded in 1972 lies on 967 sq kms of the Garhwal Himalayas. The wonderful stretch of the Himalayas offers a glorious view of snow-clad mountains, valleys, forests and grasslands, exotic butterflies and flowers. There are so many spices of mammals and birds exists in the sanctuary.
The important mammals are snow leopard, snow cock, tahr, musk deer, serow, leopard, himalayan bear, sambhar and bharal.
Best Time To Visit : The best season to visit is from April to June and again from September to November.
How To Reach :
Airport : Nearest airport is Jolly Grant, Dehradun, 252 kms.
Railways : The nearest railhead at Rishikesh, 235 kms.
Road : The road to Kedarnath diverts from Rudraprayag and goes alongi Mandakini valley. The road distances from Kedamath are: Rambara 7 kms. (Trek), Gaunkund 14 (Trek), Sonprayag 19 kms, Guptakashi 47 kms., Kund 56 kms., Tilwara 84 kms., Rudraprayag 93 kms., Chopta o 87 kms., Mandalll 3 kms. and Chamoli 136 kms.
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