Chardham Yatra


Char Dham Yatra 

One of the most well-known Hindu pilgrimages in India is the revered Char Dham Yatra, which takes place in Uttarakhand. Four sacred destinations are visited during this religious tour namely Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath.
The high-altitude holy sites are open for only half of the year, starting in the summer (May) and ending as winter approaches (October or November). During this brief time, the Char Dhams get a massive influx of pilgrims. We have provided a proper guide so that you have a hassle-free Char Dham Trip. You can refer to it while planning for the trip to Chardham
For readers’ ease of understanding, the frequently asked questions have been organised into the most relevant sections. On this page, you'll get in-depth information on the following topics:


The seasonal time for Chardham Yatra is between May to October. However in the months of July and August, the yatra does not operate due to rainfall. As September begins, the rain subsides and the yatra resumes and continues till October end.

Every year, the Chardham Yatra in India takes place between the months of May to October. However every year, during the time of Shivratri, the dates for opening and closing of the gates of Kedarnath, Badrinath, Yamunotri and Gangotri is released. The tentative dates for the opening dates of Chardham are:

  • Kedarnath: 8th May, 2023
  • Badrinath: 9th May 2023
  • Yamunotri: 22nd April 2023
  • Gangotri: 22nd April 2023

Chardham Yatra takes place every year during the months of May to October. The gates for Chardham closes after Diwali. The tentative dates for Yatra closing dates are:

  • Kedarnath: 6th November, 2023
  • Badrinath: 10th November, 2023
  • Yamunotri: 6th November, 2023
  • Gangotri: 5th November, 2023

The Chardham Yatra takes place from May to October every year, however pilgrims often prefer the months of May and June because, it is the summer season and the weather remains pleasant. During July and August, yatra remains closed due to rains. People who would like to avoid the rush, they prefer going in September and October and the weather becomes comparatively cold. 

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