Kedarnath to be resumed from October 1, 2013. Due to the heavy floods which destroyed over 10,000 lives. Even the death toll of Uttarakhand floods is uncertain till now.
Kedarnath Yatra, or pilgrimage to popular Kedarnath temple, also known as the yatra to the seat of Lord Shiva, is one of the major pilgrimage tours as per Hinduism. Kedarnath Temple opening date in 2013 was May 14 & time is 7.15 AM.
Kedarnath temple opening date is decided on Maha Shivaratri every year. It is one of the Chardham Yatra, four prominent pilgrimage tours for Hindus. The other three are – Badrinath Yatra, Gangotri Yatra, and Yamunotri Yatra.
Usually, Kedarnath temple closes on Bhai Dhuj. The temple remains closed during winter season because of adverse conditions along the way.