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Yamunotri Opening and Closing Dates

Yamunotri Temple

Yamunotri Temple

The Opening and Closing Date of Yamunotri Temple shrine in 2018

The Temple opens on the religious day of `Akshaya-Tritya`, which falls, generally, during the last week of April or the first week of May. The closing day is always on the sacred day of Diwali after a brief ceremony.


 Shri Yamunotri Temple was opened on 18 April, 2018 (Akshay Tritiya).

Shri Yamunotri Temple was closed on 09 Nov, 2018 (Bhai Dooj).

Shri Yamunotri Temple opening dates for 2019 will be update here soon.

Yamunotri during Winters

The Yamunotri shrine is closed to the public for winter on Bhai Dooj with vedic chanting. This signal the start of the closure of the Char Dham shrines in Uttarakhand for the winters season.

When the temple closes for the season, Yamuna’s doli is taken to Kharsali (with pomp and rituals) where the pandits and purohits spend the winter months and where she is worshipped for these months. Yamunotri will reopen in the months of April/May next year.

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Kamlesh Kumar
1 year 5 months ago

Is it possible to travel Char Dham in Feb 2018 Just for sight seeing I understand the temples would be closed. it would be off peak season.

Sacred Yatra
1 year 5 months ago

Yes, it is possible to visit snow capped Chardhams in feb 2018. You need to take permission for local authorities before trekking to Kedarnath as its long trek and one has to kept the data of travelers. As that will be snowfall season in mountains, you have to take extra preparation for the tour.

Manoj Bhatia
8 months 27 days ago

What if I want to travel to Jamnotri in March end or April start

8 months 27 days ago

Yamunotri temple will open on 18th April.

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