Opening and Closing Dates of Kedarnath Temple

Due to the geographical location, Kedarnath temple remains closed for six months. During winter season the heavy snowfall blocks the route to the temple. Hence, for six months the deity is brought down to Omkareshwar Temple in Ukhimath where the prayer continues.

After calculation of Panchang, priests of Ukhimath’s Omkareshwar Temple decides the date on which temple gates must get open. Kedarnath temple opening date depend on the Akshaya Tritya day. Mostly the temple opens on the occasion of Akshaya Tritya. In Hindu religion Akshaya Tritya is considered very auspicious day which bring good luck. Akshaya Tritiya eve is going to take place on 07 May, 2019 this year. Opening date of Kedarnath Dham is declared on the eve of Maha Shiv Ratri.

Closing date for Kedarnath Dham is fixed. It closes on Bhai Dhooj after Diwali.

Chardham Opening Date Closing Date (tentative)
Kedarnath 09 May 2019 29 Oct 2019

Best time/season to visit Kedarnath

What is the best time or season to visit Kedarnath? This is the question that arises to most of the visitors who are planning to visit Kedarnath. The months May to June and then in September and October is the best time to visit Kedarnath. Monsoon season should be avoided to pay visit to the holy temple.

Kedarnath Weather Guide

Planning to visit Kedarnath Dham? First check weather condition of that month. Due to located at high altitudes, Kedarnath experience fluctuating climatic change. During monsoon, heavy rainfall and landslides make it difficult to travel for tourist. So, tourist must stay updated about the Kedarnath climate on a regular basis.

Detailed knowledge on the Kedarnath weather is a must. Go through the link below to get insight on the Kedarnath weather monthwise.

Kedarnath Weather Condition »

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is there any packages available in for kedarnath trecking


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Char Dham are the names of four pilgrimage places in Uttarakhand, India that are widely revered by most of the “Hindus”. The Char Dham of Uttarkhand are: Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri.