Kedarnath Yatra 2024 Registration, Opening Date, Steps to Register!

Kedarnath Yatra is a sacred and holy journey for pilgrims to offer their prayers to Lord Shiva. It’s one of the most challenging treks to reach one of the Dham Char Dhams in Uttarakhand. The state government had made it mandatory for the pilgrims to register for the Yatra. 

Kedarnath Yatra 2024 Registration

The Kedarnath temple is one of the sacred temples dedicated to Lord Shiva, it is situated in the Himalayas at an altitude of 3,584 meters. It’s one of the twelve jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva that holds immense significance for the Lord Shiva devotees. The place holds religious and spiritual significance in Hinduism. 

The journey to Kedarnath temple is an 18 km hike from Gaurikund, Uttarakhand that many devotees travel to seek the blessing from the Lord Shiva. Every year millions of devotees travel to Uttarakhand to offer their prayers in the Kedarnath temple. 

The state government had made it mandatory for pilgrims traveling to the Chardham of Uttarakhand to register on the Uttarakhand portal ensuring the safety and security of the pilgrims. It also helps the state government to keep track of people visiting the sacred places and organize a safe journey for the pilgrims.

The registration of the Kedarnath Yatra will soon be open for pilgrims who wish to travel to the Kedarnath temple. You can expect the opening registration window for the Kedarnath Yatra in April 2024. 

Kedarnath Opening Date 2024

The Kedarnath Temple stays closed for six months due to heavy snowfall during the winter season in the region. The opening and closing ceremony of the temple is always a grand and auspicious occasion at the place. 

The date to open the temple was announced based on the calculation of the Omkareshwar priests depending upon the Aksahy Tritya.  

For 2024, the Kedarnath temple opening date is announced on the Mahashivratri. The temple will open for the devotees on 10 May 2024 at 6:20 AM. The temple priest will perform the Puja at the temple, and then the pilgrims can have a darshan of Baba Kedar. 

Temple  Kapat Opening Date  Time 
Kedarnath Temple 10 May 2024 6:20 AM 

Ways to register for the Kedarnath Yatra 2024

The pilgrims can register for the Kedarnath Yatra in the following ways:

  • Online through the portal of Uttarakhand tourist care.
  • Offline registration through visiting the registration centers affiliated by the Uttarakhand government available at the locations of Uttarakhand related to the Chardham. 
  • You can also register through the mobile app of Uttarakhand Tourist Care.
  • You can initiate the WhatsApp registration process through the WhatsApp facility available by the authorities. Just Whatsapp Yatra at Uttarakhand Whatsapp number +91 8394833833. 
  • Biometric registration at the pilgrim’s center at various locations is mandatory after the Kedarnath disaster happened in 2013. 

The pilgrims can register for themselves or their group easily on the mentioned ways for 2024 Kedarnath registration. 

Steps to register online for the 2024 Kedarnath Yatra

Once the registration window gets open, you can follow the below steps to register for the 2024 Kedarnath Yatra:

  1. Go to the web portal of Uttarakhand Tourism Care at
  2. Now, navigate to the top right-hand corner of the portal and click on “Register.”
  3. Now, to register yourself, enter your name, and mobile number, and select your identity from tour operator, Individual, and family. 
  4. Next, click on sign up and enter the OTP you will receive on your mobile number. 
  5. Next, after the OTP verification, the applicant would receive the Login credentials for his account on Uttarakhand Tourism Care. 
  6. Now, Log in to your account on the web portal through the Login credentials. 
  7. The dashboard to register yourself for the Kedarnath Yatra will appear on your screen. 
  8. At the dashboard, you will create and manage your Tour info by entering your name or number of Yatris if you are traveling in a group, tour guide, slot availability, date, and destination. 
  9. Next, enter the details of the pilgrim like name, age, gender, mobile number, email ID, country, address, emergency contact person & their number, mode of travel, etc.
  10. Next, upload your passport-size photo, and identity proof document on the portal.  
  11. Once you upload the required documents and submit the details on the portal, the registration process for the Kedarnath Yatra is completed. 
  12. You will receive the confirmation email or information on your number after the successful registration for the 2024 Kedarnath Yatra. 

If you are planning to visit Kedarnath temple this year, make sure you have completed the registration process through any mentioned ways to register for the 2024 Kedarnath Yatra. 

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