In today’s article, I have given detailed information about when visiting Kedarnath is less crowded and at what time one can visit Kedarnath to see snow near Kedarnath temple.
Kedarnath Temple opening and closing timings –
The doors of Kedarnath temple open around 6th May and the doors of Kedarnath temple are closed on 24th or 26th October. After the closure of Kedarnath temple in October, the door of Kedarnath temple opens again after 6 months in May. That is, the door of Kedarnath temple remains open only for 6 months from May to October, and for the remaining 6 months from November to April, the door of Kedarnath temple remains closed.
Advantages and disadvantages of visiting Kedarnath in May and June –
The advantage of visiting the Kedarnath temple in May and June is that during this time, the rainfall is negligible and the cold is also very less when visiting the Kedarnath temple. Apart from this, the advantage of visiting the Kedarnath temple in May and June is that summer holidays are also available in the meantime. If you want, you can go to Kedarnath temple with your whole family when you get a summer vacation.
The disadvantage of visiting Kedarnath temple in May and June is that at this time the crowd of devotees visiting Kedarnath temple is maximum, due to which you may find it difficult to visit Kedarnath temple with family in May and June. . Apart from this, there is also the disadvantage of traveling to Kedarnath temple in May and June that if you have not already booked hotel, etc. Is.
In the months of May and June, devotees visiting Kedarnath temple get a lot of complaints about the hotel, because apart from GMVN near Kedarnath temple, there are few people who provide facilities like private hotels and tents, etc. But all the hotels provided by GMVN are booked well in advance and due to the huge rush of devotees visiting the Kedarnath temple in June, private hotels and tents also fall short for the devotees.
The disadvantage of visiting Kedarnath Dham in May and June is that due to the large number of devotees who visit Kedarnath Dham in May and June, they have to stand in long queues to visit Kedarnath temple.
If you visit the Kedarnath temple in May-June, the direct solution to the damage caused by the hotel on this trip is that you should book the hotel of GMVN in advance so that the hotel in May and June You can get out of trouble.
Advantages and disadvantages of visiting Kedarnath in July and August –
July and August are the monsoon months all over India, so you should avoid visiting Kedarnath during this time, as Kedarnath temple is situated on a mountain, and trekking around 16 to 18 km on mountains to reach Kedarnath temple Which can prove to be very dangerous during the monsoon season. This is the reason that due to the heavy rains in July and August, the number of tourists and pilgrims who visit Kedarnath goes to zero.
You must also know very well that there are a lot of landslides in the mountains during the monsoon and the whole of Uttarakhand is full of mountains, due to which the risk of landslides increases significantly during the monsoon in Uttarakhand. Due to the rains during the monsoon, the number of buses going to Kedarnath Temple i.e. Sonprayag, etc. is also reduced considerably. Now you must have understood why should not visit Kedarnath in July and August.
Now talking about the benefits of visiting Kedarnath temple in July and August, then there is no benefit of visiting Kedarnath temple in July and August.
Advantages and disadvantages of visiting Kedarnath in September and October –
The biggest advantage of visiting Kedarnath in September and October is that the number of tourists and devotees visiting Kedarnath temple is very less during this time, due to which the crowd when visiting Kedarnath temple is very less. Another advantage of visiting Kedarnath in September and October is that due to less crowd at this time, hotels, etc. are available quite easily and also a little cheaper.
Due to the less number of devotees visiting Kedarnath Dham in September and October, this time is very good to visit Kedarnath Dham with family, because your family can comfortably visit Kedarnath Dham in less time due to less crowd. Huh. Due to less crowd, you can stand in line anytime during this time and visit the Kedarnath temple within half an hour.
The biggest disadvantage of visiting Kedarnath Dham in September and October is that the cold increases a bit at this time, so one has to wear all the cold things to avoid the cold when traveling to Kedarnath Dham at this time.
Note:- As I have mentioned above, the disadvantage of visiting Kedarnath Dham in September and October is colder. Friends, if you go on a visit to the Kedarnath temple in September, then you will feel less cold than in October. If you want to avoid the cold, if you visit Kedarnath Dham in September and October, to avoid the cold, you should wear all your preparations like a thick jacket, a warm cap, gloves, etc., so that you do not get cold on this journey.
In which month should one visit Kedarnath?
If you want to avoid rain and cold, then you can go to Kedarnath temple in May and June because at this time there is less rain as well as cold when visiting Kedarnath temple, but Kedarnath temple in May and June. You will get to see a lot of crowds while traveling.
If you are going to visit Kedarnath Dham with family, then the best time for you to visit Kedarnath temple is in the month of September, because at this time the rains are very less and the crowd is also very less. When you go to visit the Kedarnath temple with family in September, you must take care of their warm clothes, etc. Even though it is not very cold in September, you will also know very well that older people feel colder than younger people.
If you want to visit Kedarnath temple along with enjoying snowfall, then you should visit Kedarnath temple last October i.e. during the closing of Kedarnath temple.
And you can find a good market to buy groceries and other supplies before starting your yatra there are many clean homestays in Joshimath that are budget-friendly where you can relax before and after finishing your yatra to recharge your strength.