Kedarnath Temple Closing and Opening Dates and darshan timing

Kedarnath Temple is located at the highest altitude among the Char Dhams. This Temple is located in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand. Kedarnath Temple is a more important temple for worshipers of Lord Shiva. Kedarnath Temple is one of the 12 Jyotir Lingams. For Reaching Kedarnath Dham also Helicopter service is also available.

The Temple of Kedarnath Dham has been continuously reconstructed over the years because Kedarnath Temple is closed for six months and open for the remaining six months. Whenever Kedarnath Temple is closed for 6 months, whole the Temple is covered by snow. Nobody can stay there during this winter season.

Kedarnath Temple, Uttarakhand: Opening Dates

Kedarnath Temple opens every year in the month of April or May. The temple is closed in the season of winter. After the winter season is started the Temple is closed for 6 months. This year Kedarnath temple is now open from 10 May 2024 (Maha Shivratri) at 6.20 AM.

Kedarnath Temple, Uttarakhand: Closing Dates

After opening for 6 months Kedarnath Temple will be closed by 20 Nov 2024 (Bhai Dooj)

(Eve of Bhaiya Dooj) and the Temple closing Dates are provided by the Temple board in November. The temple was closed for 6 months.

Kedarnath Temple, Uttarakhand: Darshan Time

Morning TimeEvening Time

 9:00 AM To 3:00 PM 


5:00 PM To 8:00 PM

Note: If you want to Abhishek with Ghee of Lord Shiva then you must reach before 3:00 PM. The ideal of Lord Shiva can touched by the worshiper before 3:00 PM and Do Abhishek with Ghee. After 5:00 PM when the Temple is opened, no one should touch the ideal of Lord Shiva.

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