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Kedarnath Kapat Opening and Closing Date 2023 | Temple & Aarti Timings

About Kedarnath Temple 

Kedarnath is a religious landmark for Hindus. Deemed one of the most pious places for Hindus, Kedarnath closed the kapat in winter for some time as it was not possible to complete their journey. It is a part of the Chardham Yatra, a pilgrimage for Hindus.

Kedarnath temple is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas surrounded by the gigantic Himalayas. But this historic and religious temple isn’t open to devotees all year long.

Kedarnath Kapat Opening Date and Time 2023

The Kedarnath temple will open its kapat on 26th April 2023, which is still tentative. The best time to visit the Kedarnath temple is May-Oct. Summer and Monsoon seasons are often known as the best time to visit Kedarnath.

According to Kedarnath temple news, everyone is usually asking “Kedarnath kapat kab khulenge” and mostly it opens up by the end of April and closes by Oct-Nov. 

Planning to visit Kedarnath? 

The thing about Kedarnath temple is you need to plan it according to the Kedarnath kapat open date. You can still go to Kedarnath but you can’t get the Kedarnath temple inside view.

Kedarnath temple opening time and closing times 

Kedarnath Temple Opening Time

The temple opens at 7:00 in the morning. Due to the huge number of devotees coming in for blessings, the temple timings were extended.

Kedarnath Closing Time 

The Kedarnath kapat closing time is extended to 10:30 PM. 

Kedarnath Temple Timings of Aarti 

The Daily Pooja begins at 4:00 am with Maha Abhishek.

Shayan Aarti at 7:00 pm in the evening.

Kedarnath Darshan Timings 

The temple opens up at 6:00 AM and till 3:00 PM. Then the kapat closes at 3:00 PM and opens at 5:00 PM. 

Note: Kedarnath temple is closed between 3:00 PM to 5:00. 

Devotees can only touch the idol before 3:00 PM and do the Abhishek with Ghee. On the Kedarnath opening time of 5:00 PM, devotees can take darshan but cannot touch the god’s idol. 

Kedarnath Temple Distance from Different Locations 

Gaurikund to Kedarnath- 16 km

Phata to Kedarnath – 19 km

Guptkashi to Kedarnath – 23.5 km

Rudraprayag to Kedarnath – 50.7 km

Dehradun to Kedarnath – 254 km

Haridwar to Kedarnath – 239 km

Mussoorie to Kedarnath – 260 km

Haldwani to Kedarnath – 327 km

Jaipur to Kedarnath – 730 km

Indore to Kedarnath – 946 km

Pune to Kedarnath – 1963 km

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1) When Kedarnath kapat will open?

A. Kedarnath temple will be opened on 26 April 2023 (tentative).

2) When Chardham yatra start in 2023?

A. Chardham Yatra will start on 22 April 2023 (tentative)

3) How to register for Kedarnath Yatra 2023?

A. Tourists visiting Kedarnath Yatra can register themselves on the Uttarakhand Government website.

4) Which month is best for Kedarnath trip?

A. The best season to visit Kedarnath is in the month of April to June.

5) Can we stay in Kedarnath?

A. Best stay options close to the Kedarnath temple are available with an online booking facility at YatraDham.Org

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