Char Dhaam Yatra - At a Glance

Chaar dham means Four Dhams i.e. Four religious places. Char dham in Uttarakhand is a collective term used for religous circuit covering Holy hindu pilgrimage centres of Badarinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri. This is considered as most sacred religious places to be visited by Hindus, to get rid of their sins and pave path to ultimate goal of human life - the Moksha, ie redemption from cycle of birth & death in this world. Every Hindu is expected to perform the Yatra at least once in their life time. There is no restriction on visiting the temples for Foreigners, Women etc., Nor is there any strict Dress code, even though devotees are advised to dress decently. Piligrims performing the Chaar Dhaam yatra are also requested not to use Polyrhene bags, to preserve the sanctity of the temples and conserve the environment.

All four temple shrines are located in Garhwal Himalayas range of Uttarakhand.Haridwar is the traditional point to start Char Dhaam Yatra of Uttarakhand. Haridwar is in the plains and easily accessible by Road and Train from other locations of India, including New Delhi. It is also accessible by Road from Dehradun, which has Airport. So, Piligrims can fly to Dehradun from Delhi and other locations in India and then proceed to Haridwar by Road travel.Read more

Yamunotri

Altitude- 3293 metres

Prominence- Source of River Yamuna

Location- About 40 km away from Barkot.

Start Date- 26 April 2020 (Tentative Date)

Close Date- 16 Nov 2020 (Eve of Bhai Dooj)

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Gangotri

Altitude- 3415 metres

Prominence- Source of River Ganges

Location- About 95 km away from Uttarkashi.

Start Date- 26 April 2020 (Tentative Date)

Close Date- 15 Nov 2020 (Next Day of Diwali)

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Shri Kedarnath Dhaam

Altitude- 3553 metres

Prominence- Dedicated to Lord Shiva

Location- About 240 km away from Haridwar.

Start Date- 29 April 2020

Close Date- 15 Nov 2020 (Tentative Date)

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Shri Badarinath Dhaam

Altitude- 3300 metres

Prominence- Dedicated to Lord Vishnu

Location- About 320 km away from Haridwar.

Start Date- 30 April 2020

Close Date- 15 Nov 2020 (Tentative Date)

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Temples Managed by Committee

Shri Badarinath Kedarnath temple committee was formed in 1939 for overseeing worship of Shri Badarinath by Piligrims. In 1942, Forty Five other temples of Uttarakhand including Shri Kedarnath, were included under scope of committee operations. The management of temples are done based on Donation funds received from Piligrims. Temple Committee arranges for worship in all 46 Temples including Shri Badarinath Ji and Shri Kedarnath Ji.Read more

Contact Us

Contact for queries related to Shri Badarinath and Shri Kedarnath Temple Committee

Head Office (Shri Badarinath Dhaam)

Shri Badarinath Kedarnath Temple Committee (Joshimatt/ Badarinath)
Near Narsingh Temple,
Post Joshimath, District Chamoli, Uttarakhand
Contact Number- 01389-222083

Head Office (Shri Kedarnath Dhaam)

Shri Badarinath Kedarnath Temple Committee (Ukhimatt/ Kedarnath)
Omkareswar Temple,
Post Ukhimatt, District Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand
Contact Number- 01364-284228

Camp Office (Dehradun)


Shri Badarinath - Shri Kedarnath Temples Committee
Saket, Lane No-7, Canal Road,
Dehradun, Uttarakhand - 248001. INDIA.
Fax Number- 0135-2741600