Char Dham Yatra 2024: Important Dates and Other Details!

Home to the most revered Hindu pilgrimages nestled in the Himalayas, Uttarakhand is rightly called Dev Bhoomi (the Land of Gods).

As per the reports, the portals of three revered Himalayan shrines – Badrinath Dham, Kedarnath Dham, and Gangotri Dham – are all set to open doors for pilgrims, marking the beginning of Uttarakhand’s Char Dham Yatra pilgrimage.

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Here’s all you need to know about Char Dham Yatra 2024:

> The gates of Sri Badrinath Dham are set to open at 6 a.m. on May 12th, while Shri Kedarnath Dham will open its doors two days earlier on May 10th at 7 a.m. Pilgrims from across the nation are expected to gather at these holy sites to receive blessings and perform rituals.

> On the auspicious occasion of Akshaya Tritiya, 10th May, the gates of Shri Gangotri Dham will be opened. This revered site is the origin of the holy river Ganga.

> The Government of Uttarakhand mandates registration for all pilgrims embarking on the Char Dham Yatra, ensuring safety and security measures.

> To register, devotees can visit the website of the Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board  ( which deals with pilgrimage tours in the state. or download the Tourist Care Uttarakhand mobile app from Play Store or App Store.

> People can also send a YATRA message on WhatsApp to 8394833833 and follow the instructions to Register.

> Pilgrims must carry Aadhaar Card, Voter ID, Passport, or Driving License for registration. Scanned copies of these documents are required for online registration.

> There is no registration fee for Char Dham Yatra.

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