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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. The Char Dham Yatra opening date 2022 is from 3rd May 2022.

Every year the temples open from April to November. The opening dates depend upon the auspicious day of Akshaya Tritiya, also known as Akha Teej. In contrast, the closing dates depend on the festivities of Vijay Dashami, Bhai Dooj, and Diwali. In 2022, the starting date of the Char Dham Yatra was changed, and the tentative closing dates of Char Dham Yatra are 20th November 2022. The dates are fixed after considering the Panchang, the Hindu calendar. The dates are usually declared by the Char Dham temple committee and 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 closing date of the Badrinath temple is on the day of Vijaya Dashami. If you plan to go on Chardham Yatra in 2022, book Chardham Yatra packages by Indian Holiday, including everything you will need on your journey.

Chardham Yatra Opening Dates Closing Dates
Yamunotri Temple 3rd May 2022 24th October 2022 (Tentative)
Gangotri Temple 3rd May 2022 25th October 2022 (Tentative)
Kedarnath Temple 6th May 2022 24th October 2022 (Tentative)
Badrinath Temple 8th May 2022 26th 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 3rd May 2022 to 24th October 2022 (tentative).

Gangotri Temple Opening & Closing Dates

Gangotri Temple is another Dham, 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 3rd May 2022, and it will close on 25th October 2022 (tentative) - on the day of Diwali in 2022.

Kedarnath Temple Opening & Closing Dates

Among the highly revered temples of Lord Shiva, lakhs of devotees visit Kedarnath Temple to seek blessings from the supreme being. If you want to do it too, book Kedarnath Yatra 2022 by Indian Holiday. Kedarnath Temple this year will open on 6th May 2022 and will close on 24th October 2022 (tentative).

Badrinath Temple Opening & Closing Dates

Another highly sacred Dham in Uttarakhand is Badrinath Temple, 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 for the rest of the year, it remains closed due to heavy snowfall. Badrinath Temple's closing date 2022 is 26th October 2022.