Kedarnath temple is the one key factor that conferred fame upon Kedarnath town in Uttarakhand. As it is flanked by snow-clad peaks, Kedarnath remains one of the important tourist destinations. 3583 meters above sea level is the seat of this town near Chorabari Glacier. The backdrop of Kedarnath is obviously the signature of this small town, captivating Himalayan peaks and lush greenery adorn the barren land very well. The shores are cuddled by the chilling Mandakini River which upholds the beauty of the town to the next level. Kedarnath temple but will be closed during heavy snowfall and the native people will also be shifted to nearby villages to prevent them from the consequences of the thick snow cover around. The 16 KM long trekking route along Gaurikund is the challenge one will face while going to Kedarnath but the views from the top are worth facing this challenge.