Kedarnath News

30 Jun 2024
Avalanche near Kedarnath Temple

An avalanche hit near Gandhi Sarovar in Kedarnath on Sunday. A huge rumble of snow was visible. There was no loss of life or property.

24 Jun 2024
Record Shuttle Services for Kedarnath in First Phase of 2024

First phase of flights completed, helicopters of seven companies returned, record 10027 Kedarnath shuttles

In the first phase of the Kedarnat Yatra, from the inauguration of the gates on May 10 to June 20, in 42 days, a total of 56,110 pilgrims reached the Dham by these helicopters. While 56624 pilgrims returned after darshan. During this period, the helicopters made 10,027 shuttles, which is the highest compared to previous years.

24 Jun 2024
Record 9.5 lakh pilgrims visited Kedarnath Dham till 23 June

So far 9.5 lakh pilgrims have visited Baba Kedarnath in the Kedarnath Dham Yatra. In the last season, only 6.5 lakh pilgrims were able to visit Baba.

22 May 2024
More than 3.57 Lakh Pilgrims visited Kedarnath Dham

A record breaking 3.57 lakh pilgrims have visited Kedarnath Temple since it opened on 10 May 2024.

16 May 2024
Uttarakhand Imposes Mobile Phone Ban Near Kedarnath Temple During Chardham Yatra

The Uttarakhand administration has implemented a ban on mobile phone usage within a 50-meter perimeter around the Kedarnath temple for the duration of the Chardham Yatra. This measure aims to facilitate a seamless darshan experience. Stringent enforcement measures, including penalties, are being applied, with district officials tasked to ensure compliance. 

Devotees are earnestly requested to adhere to these directives to uphold the sanctity of the temple. Furthermore, updated guidelines for the Chardham Yatra mandate registration and advocate for moderation to guarantee a secure and tranquil pilgrimage experience.

25 Apr 2024
Chardham Yatra witnesses record-breaking registration of 15 Lakh participants in 10 Days

The Char Dham Yatra in Uttarakhand is set to commence on May 10, and even before its initiation, a record-breaking number of devotees have registered. According to the tourism department report, 494,129 registrations have been recorded for Kedarnath, 414,260 for Badrinath, 265,110 for Gangotri, 243,982 for Yamunotri, and 21,804 for Hemkund Sahib.

25 Apr 2024
Per Day Limt for Kedarnath Dham has been set to 18000 registrations
17 Apr 2024
Kedarnath Shuttle Helicopter booking will start from 20 April 2024 on IRCTC Website

Tickets for helicopter bookings will become available on April 20, 2024, at 12:00 hours on the IRCTC Heli Yatra website. The journey period spans from May 10, 2024, to June 20, 2024, and later from September 15, 2024, to October 31, 2024, after the monsoon season. For guidance on booking a helicopter to Kedarnath, refer to the Kedarnath Helicopter booking guide.

02 Mar 2024
Snowfall Update - Snowfall in Chardham, Harsil on 02 Mar 2024

Around 6 inch snowfall recorded in Harsil on 02 Mar 2024. There has been snowfall in Harsil along with Char Dham in Uttarakhand and other high altitude. Though the Badrinath temple is closed for winters, the opening date of Badrinath has been announced.

20 Feb 2024
Uttarakhand Snowfall Update 20 Feb 2024

Snowfall was reported on Monday in regions such as Kedarnath Dham, including Madmaheshwar, Tungnath, Chandrashila, etc. Additionally, light snowfall was observed in tourist spots like Chopta, Dugalbitta and in Deoriatal. 

The phenomenon extended to Gangotri and Yamunotri Dham, Harshil Valley, and other high-altitude areas of Uttarkashi. Despite the snowfall, road movements remained unaffected at present.

25 Nov 2023
Kedarnath Records highest pilgrims footfall ever in 2023

This year in 2023, a record of 19.61 lakh pilgrims reached Kedarnath Dham. Badri Kedar Temple Committee has earned a revenue of Rs 70 crore in the last six months of the yatra season. The footfall is the highest that has been recorded till now.

27 Oct 2023
Badrinath, Kedarnath temples will close at 4 pm on October 28 due to lunar eclipse

All temples governed by the Shri Badrinath-Kedarnath Temple Committee, including the Badrinath and Kedarnath shrines, will observe closure at 4 pm on Saturday due to the lunar eclipse.

The Badrinath and Kedarnath temples are scheduled to reopen during the brahma muhurta after the morning purification puja on Sunday.

Other affiliated shrines affected by the closure include the Shri Narasingh Temple in Joshimath, Second Kedar Madmaheshwar, Third Kedar Tungnath, Shri Omkareshwar Temple in Ukhimath, and Yoga Badri.

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