Ukhimath is a small town and a Hindu pilgrimage site in Rudraprayag district, Uttarakhand in India. It is situated at an elevation of 1,311 meters and at a distance of 41 km from Rudraprayag.
Pilgrimage – Perched at an altitude of 1,300 metres, Ukhimath is the winter abode of deities of Kedarnath and Madhyamaheshwar when heavy snowfalls makes these shrines inaccessible. Ukhimath is one of the places in the Winter Char Dham Yatra circuit, an initiative by government to improve tourism.
By Air: Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest Airport to Ukhimath situated at a distance of 198kms. Jolly Grant Airport is well connected to Delhi with daily flights. Ukhimath is well connected by motorable roads with Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun. Taxis are available from Jolly Grant Airport to Ukhimath.
Ukhimath is located around 37 KM away from Kedarnath so if you travel at the consistent speed of 50 KM per hour you can reach Kedarnath in 0.75 hours. Your Kedarnath travel time may vary due to your bus speed, train speed or depending upon the vehicle you use.