Chardham Yatra Opening Dates 2022

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Chardham Yatra Opening Dates 2022

The holy Char Dham Yatra in Uttarakhand remains open for devotees only for a brief period of six months of the year. Located in the lap of the Himalayas, amid snow covered peaks, the four auspicious dhams remains inaccessible for half the year and doors of the temples remain closed. Every year the temples open their doors from April-May to October- November. The opening dates depend upon the auspicious day of Akshaya Tritiya also known as Akha Teej, while the closing dates depend on the festivities of Vijay Dashami, Bhai Dooj and Diwali.

In 2022, the Starting date of the Chardham Yatra is 7th May and the tentative closing dates are till the 9th of November. The dates are fixed after considering the Panchang, the Hindu calendar. The dates are usually declared by the Char Dham temple committee along with the Kedar-Badri Mandir Samiti.

The Yamunotri Temple and Gangotri Temple open on the day of Akshaya Tritiya every year followed by the portal opening of Kedarnath Temple and Badrinath Temple after a couple of days. Yamunotri and Kedarnath Dham close on Yama Dwitiya/Bhai Dooj whereas the Gangotri Dham closes on the day of Diwali. And the door of Badrinath temple closes on the day of Vijaya Dashami.

Chardham Temples Dates of Chardham Yatra 2022 Closing Dates of Chardham Yatra 2022 
Kedarnath 07 May 2022 24 October 2022 (Tentative)
Badrinath 8th May 2022 20th November2022(Tentative)
Gangotri 3rd May 2022 25th October 2022 (Tentative)
Yamunotri 3rd May 2022 24th October 2022 (Tentative)

Yamunotri Temple Opening & Closing Dates

The Yamunotri Dham is dedicated to Goddess Yamuna. The opening date of Yamunotri Temple 2022 falls on the occasion of Akshay Tritiya when the temple gates open up for Yatris (pilgrims). The closing date of Yamunotri Dham is also related to the auspicious occasion of Bhai Dooj. Devotees can pray for peace and seek blessings at Yamunotri Temple from 18 September 2022 to 2nd November 2022 this year.

Gangotri Temple Opening & Closing Dates

The Gangotri Temple is another Dham, which is dedicated to Goddess Ganga. The temple opens up its gates for devotees on the auspicious occasion of Akshay Tritiya. This year the Gangotri Dham opening date is 18th September 2022, which has been changed due to pandemic and it will close on 2nd November 2022 - on the day of Diwali in 2022.

Kedarnath Temple Opening & Closing Dates

Kedarnath Yatra Kedarnath temple Yatra 2022 start date is from 7th May 2022.

Badrinath Temple Opening & Closing Dates

Another highly sacred Dham in Uttarakhand is Badrinath Temple , which is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. In 2022, the Badrinath opening date is 8th May 2022. The Badrinath Temple opening dates and closing dates are decided on Basant Panchmi and Dussehra Eve (Vijaya Dashami) respectively. The temple remains open for six months and the rest of the year it remains closed due to heavy snowfall. Badrinath Temple's closing date 2022 is 20th November



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