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2020 Opening and Closing Dates of Kedarnath Temple, Travel Guide, Trekking Details

Kedarnath Temple 2020 Dates:

Kedarnath is a sacred Hindu town located in the Rudraprayag district, Uttarakhand. It is one of the Char Dhams located in the Himalayas. Kedarnath is located at an incredible height of 3584 meters above sea level near the head of the Mandakini River.

Kedarnath Temple is in the middle of the majestic snow-capped mountain ranges of the Garhwal Himalayas and is packed with thousands of tourists every year.

Open Close Dates of Kedarnath Temple 2020

On the occasion of Mahashivratri, the “Badrinath – Kedarnath Samiti” announced the opening dates of Kedarnath Dham with Badrinath, Gangotri, Yamunotri dham. The opening and closing dates of the Kedarnath temple are detailed below. Shri Badarinath Kapat will open on 30th April 2020 and Shri Kedarnath Kapat will open on 29th April 2020.

Kedarnath Temple will be opened on 29 April 2020 for all devotees at 6:10 AM

Kedarnath Temple will be closed on 16 November 2020 (Eve of Bhaiya Dooj).

The Panchmukhi Doli of Kedarnath ji will start its journey on April 25 from Omkareshwar Temple of Ukhimath.

The opening date and time of Kedarnath Temple is depends on auspicious day of Akshay Tritya and declared on the Maha Shiva Ratri. The date of opening of Kedarnath shrine is decided by priests in Ukhimath’s Omkareshwar Temple after calculation of Panchang. Normally Kedarnath temple opens on shubh mahurat of Akshay Tritya. Last year Kedarnath Temple was opened on 9 May 2019 at 5:35 AM and closed on 29 Oct 2019.

The closing date of Kedarnath is fixed and on the day Bhai Dooj (i.e after Diwali, November) Kedarnath temple will be closed after Pooja archana in morning.

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