Kedarnath is a holy Hindu town located in Uttarakhand in India. It is one of the Char Dhams located in the Himalayas at a height of 3584m above sea level near the head of Mandakini River. It is a very popular destination for all Hindu pilgrims of all over the world.
The Kedarnath temple lies amidst the majestic snow-capped Himalayan ranges and is thronged by thousands of tourists each year. The extreme weather condition of Kedarnath prompts the temple to remain open from the end of April to the beginning of November. It is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of Kedar or Lord Shiva. In Kedarnath alone there are about more than 200 shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva.
Kedarnath Kapat Opening Date for 2017: The Kedarnath temple gate opening date or Portal opening date is 3 May, 2017.
Kedarnath Closing date: Kedarnath Temple is closed on 1 Nov, 2016 for winter session of 2016 to 2017. You can also visit the winter shrine of Lord Kedarnath at Ukhimath.