You Can Travel To Kedarnath Via A 13 Km Long Ropeway From Sonprayag Very Soon

by Shreya Ghosh
You Can Travel To Kedarnath Via A 13 Km Long Ropeway From Sonprayag Very Soon

Kedarnath is one of the most loved destinations in Uttarakhand. Uncountable devotees travel here for the darshan of Lord Shiva in this iconic temple. No matter how difficult the journey might be, most people dream of travelling to Kedarnath at least once in their lifetime. And now the journey to reach here becomes easier with the approval of a 13 km long ropeway.

Reach Kedarnath From Sonprayag Via A 13 Km Long Ropeway Very Soon

The new 13 km long ropeway is surely huge news of relief for everyone planning a trip here. The National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) has approved this project and it will soon come into action. The ropeway between Sonprayag to Kedarnath will be a major boost in tourism here. The crucial advantage is that the time will be significantly reduced to cover the distance to reach Kedarnath.

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We all know that many pilgrims cover a huge distance on foot to reach the Himalayan shrine and with the ropeway, this journey will smoothen. The trekking from Gaurikund to the temple takes almost half a day and now the 13 km long ropeway will help the pilgrims to reach the temple in just one hour. Also, there are helicopter services available as well to reach the shrine.

All You Need To Know About The 13 Km Long Ropeway


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According to reports, this project has an estimated budget of around ₹1200 crores. The 13 km long ropeway between Sonprayag and Kedarnath will be constructed at a major height of about 11500 feet above sea level. In just an hour, devotees can reach the Himalayan temple from Sonprayag. With the completion of this project, taking a ride on this ropeway will surely be a dream of many.

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It Took Some Time For The Approval Of This Project

The state wildlife board approved this project back in June. The reason that was delaying the confirmation from everywhere was the approval from NBWL. Finally, the clearance came from the board in the 70th standing committee meeting.

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