Char Dham Yatra 2017

Char Dham News 2017

Char Dham Yatra is a seasonal pilgrimage route normally opens from May to October, with its opening and closing dates changes every year. It is always better to get the latest news of weather, climate, road routes, road conditions, opening and closing dates of Char Dhams of Uttarakhand.

We will also update news of places enroute Char Dham Yatra like: Dehradun, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Devprayag, Rudraprayag, Uttarkashi, Joshimath, Harsil and Barkot. At sacred yatra we try to update all the latest news, weather news, govt news about Gangotri Dham yatra.

Selected Dham News: Yamunotri News, Gangotri News, Kedarnath News and Badrinath News

Following is the latest CharDham news and updates

Restoration work on alternative route to Kedarnath in full swing

In order to prevent the recurring Kedarnath highway impasse that resulted after the 2013 flash floods, the administration is working in full swing to build... more »

Harish Rawat: Efforts underway to attract more tourists to Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat pronounced today that various efforts to boost char dham yatra are in the process for the safety of pilgrims visiting... more »

Steps taken by the Uttarakhand Government for safe & Convenient Chardham Yatra

Devbhoomi Uttarakhand Welcomes All Pilgrims And Tourists on the auspicious opening of the Chardham Temples and Hemkund Sahib Portals Steps taken by the Government for... more »

Only 1500 devotees allowed to visit Kedarnath Shrine per day

Kedarnath Dham will allow only 1500 pilgrims to visit shrine per day. However, members of Nehru Mountaineering Organisation engaged in the restoration work have claimed... more »

Govt yet to prepare details of Char Dham Yatra pilgrims

As the tour operators began with the booking process for the annual Char Dham Yatra, the State Government has still to go a long way... more »

No Increase in Char Dham Yatra Bus Fares

A positive and good news comes for Char Dham Yatra as Public Transport decides to not increase bus fares continuously for second consecutive year. Transport... more »

Heavy Snowfall in Badrinath and Hemkund

Badrinath, Hemkund, Valley of Flowers and Auli received continuous heavy snowfall for the second day. Snowfall in the mountains peaks and heavy rainfall in the... more »

Badrinath Highway closed at Sukki after heavy Snowfall

The highway to Badrinath Shrine has been shut at Sukki due to heavy rainfall and inclement weather conditions. The closure of highway has left many... more »

Advance booking of 60 buses for Char Dham Yatra

The main focus on the holy Char Dham Yatra is in limelight this year. The travel Companies are flooded with calls for advance booking from... more »

Advance group to reach Kedarnath by 10 April

A group of about 100 membered Badrinath Kedarnath Committee will reach Kedarnath between 8 to 10 April. Before the beginning of famous holy pilgrim the... more »

Badrinath Highway shuts after heavy snowfall

After the incessant heavy snowfall the authorities were forced to close the Badrinath Highway for safety of travellers. According to officials the inclement weather conditions... more »

Rishikesh-Gangotri National Highway opens entry for light vehicles

The Rishikesh-Gangotri highway has given a green signal for the entry of light vehicles on Saturday which was shut down at Gangnani after the heavy... more »

CM Rawat invites President for Kedarnath

Chief Minister Harish Rawat has invited President Pranab Mukharjee for opening ceremony of Kedarnath Dham on 24 April. President accepted the invitation and will visit... more »

First Time: Holi celebrated in Kedarnath Dham

It was the first time in the history of Kedarnath, when Holi was celebrated here. All credit goes to the NIM team, which is still... more »

President Mukherjee to attend opening ceremony of Kedarnath Temple

Chief Minister Harish Rawat sent an invitation to the President Pranab Mukherjee to visit the Kedarnath temple‚Äôs Kapat (portals) opening ceremony which is scheduled for... more »

Uttarakhand CM seeks help of BRO, NHAI ahead of Char Dham Yatra

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat is seeking for the help of central agencies in improving connectivity of the pilgrimage route as the Char Dham Yatra... more »

Free Char Dham Yatra for 25000 elderly couples from Uttarakhand Govt

Extending last years' pilgrimage scheme named, 'Mere Bujurg Mere Teerth' (My elderly, my pilgrimage), the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Mr. Harish Rawat said that the... more »

Snowfall in Badrinath and Kedarnath Dham

There has been fresh snowfall in the upper region of Himalayas in last three days, including the Badrinath and Kedarnath with rainfall in lower areas,... more »

Uttarakhand facing challenges in eco-tourism

A workshop on 'Sustainable Tourism Management in Mountain Landscapes of Himalayas' was organised at the Unesco Centre of Wildlife Institute of India on Friday. Expert... more »

Char Dham Yatra to flash updates on Whatsapp

In another good news to the pilgrims of Chardham Yatra, as every update of the pilgramage will now be available on the whatsapp from the... more »



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