Kedarnath yatra can be completed by helicopter. Pawan hansh is the oldest helicopter flying authority operated by the government of India . However, there are multiple helicopter operating private agencies available in uttrakhand. However, the kedarnath helicopter booking price is fixed, it doesn’t vari on aviation companies.
There are many willing people who are not physically too strong for kedarnath dham yatra. Some are chindrines who also can’t explore kedarnath by foot.For them, a helicopter is the best option. Beside a thrilling adventure , you can also enjoy the bird eye view of the Himalayas. Now the question comes , how and where we found the helicopter .
There are multiple helipads in Dehradun and Haridwar . Popular helicopter operating authorities in uttrakhand are Heritage Aviation , Crystal Aviation pvt. Ltd, Himalayan Heli service , Pawan Hans etc. All of them are government authorised private aviation except Pawan Hans. Pawan Hans helicopter service organised by indian Government.
kedarnath helicopter booking price
|Phata Helipad||Guptkashi Helipad||Sirsi Helipad|
|Kedarnth dham||₹ 2340||₹ 3875||₹ 2340|
The round trip for the kedarnath to phata costs 5000 rupees.
Phata is the most recommended place for a helicopter ride . Because, Phata comes on the way of sonprayag. So, you can easily access phata. Plenty of public buses and shared taxis came to Phata from Rishikesh or Haridwar.
Before in phata, you should book your tickets in advance. There is a little chance that you can get a flight ticket on the day. Authority allows you for various options for riding. Such as, you can buy one way
Ticket or round trip ticket. On roundtrip you can choose your return day. You can return on the same day or the next day. But , the ticket price is the same in both options.Helicopter service mainly available in May to June (during summer) and September to October. If you are looking for a helicopter for kedarnath then those months are best.
Every year the Uttarakhand government publishes a tender for aviation agencies. Those who are willing and satisfied terms as well as bid price, they get permission for helicopter operation in uttarakhand for a certain time. However, the government fixed the price for helicopter rides .
You can directly book your ride by the official website of Pawan Hans.
Pawan Hans also provides charter helicopter service. They provide services in Delhi, Mumbai and Uttrakhand. For booking, you have to contact them. After verification all details they contacted you.
Basic precautions before flying
- Due to covid pandemic, everyone should carry a hand sanitizer and mask.
- A self declaration for covid-19 symptoms free is mandatory .
- The reporting time is 2 hours before departure .
- One can carry only a hand bag during flight .
- Ticket is mandatory for the children of above two years.