Kedarnath Temple Reopens for Devotees on 6th May

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Kedarnath Yatra 2022

The most followed Char Dham Himalayan pilgrimage trek is finally here. On May 6, 2022, the Kedarnath Temple will be open to devotees. Unlike previous year, the fatal covid illness will be eradicated in 2022. After performing the rites during Maha Shivratri at Omkareshwar temple Ukhimath in the presence of Badri-Kedar Mandir Samiti and the priests of Kedarnath Temple, the opening date for Kedarnath Temple in 2022 was declared. For the next Char Dham Yatra 2022, the sacred Kedarnath Dham Temple will open on May 6, 2022.

The opening date for the Badrinath temple is May 8, 2022. The other two Chardham temple shrines, Gangotri and Yamunotri Dham, will be on the auspicious day of Akshay Tritiya on May 3, 2022. 

Related Blog: Kedarnath Yatra 2022 Complete Travel Guide

How to Reach Kedarnath

By Air:

Gaurikund’s nearest airport is at Dehradun, which is around 255 kilometres away. You can take a taxi from the airport to get here.

By Train:

Gaurikund is 205 kilometres from the nearest railway station in Haridwar. To get here, you can take a taxi from the railway station.

By Road:

Kedarnath is easily accessible by road. Gaurikund is easily reachable by both public and private transportation.

Kedarnath Yatra 2022 Permits

Due to Covid, the authorities limited the number of pilgrims who could visit the Char Dhams last year. However, there would be no limits this year, in 2022. You will still require a general permit to enter the Kedarnath Yatra, but there will be no restrictions on the number of pilgrims who can visit. Permits are available online or at various registration stations. There are counters at the railway station and bus terminals near Kedarnath. One counter is located at the Rishikesh railway station, another is located in Haridwar, while others are located at bus terminals.

You’ll need to indicate your visit dates, and you’ll be given a card that you’ll need to show at several checkpoints. You’ll also require a fitness certificate from Guptkashi and Sonprayag’s medical centres. They’d take your blood pressure and look for signs of other disorders you’ve had in the past. If you are well enough to go, you will be given a medical certificate, which is required while visiting temple shrines.

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