Char Dham Yatra is believed to be very sacred in Hindu religion in India. Char Dham Yatra 2016 dates are announced. Char Dham Yatra opening and closing dates are declared by the Char Dham temple trusts. Char Dham Yatra in India is having a great importance and it is considered that every Hindu should do Char Dham Yatra once in a lifetime.
Char Dham Yatra in india includes Kedarnath, Badrinath, Yamunotri and Gangotri temple. Among four scared sites Kedarnath is dedicated to Lord Shiva while Badrinath is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. On the other hand, Yamunotri and Gangotri are dedicated to Goddess Ganga and Yamuna rivers respectively. All four Char Dham temples are residing in Uttarakhand state of India.
Char Dham Yatra 2016 Opening Dates:
Yamunotri Temple Kapat Opening Date-
7th May 2016
Gangotri Temple Kapat Opening Date-
8th May 2016
Badrinath Temple Kapat Opening Date-
10th May 2016
Kedarnath Temple Kapat Opening Date–
9th May 2016
Char Dham Yatra 2016 places Yamunotri, Gangotri, Badrinath and Kedarnath temple Kapat/Doors will be opened from 8th May 2016 to 10th May 2016.
The doors of Char Dham will be open from the 10 of May for four pilgrimage Places. Gangotri and Yamunotri shrine were thrown open to pilgrims on Friday 7 May 2016 before the auspicious occasion of Akshaya Tritiya; while Kedarnath and Badrinath temple, the other shrine of the annual Char Dham Yatra would open on May 9 and 10.
The Spiritual Chardham yatra begins from April-May and continues till Oct-Nov each year. April to June is the best time for Char Dham Yatra, as you can enjoy the scenic beauty of the environment with most comfortable weather and climate.
History of Char Dham Temples:
Adi Shankaracharya who was Great Reformer and Philosopher group together these Scared Pilgrimage site into religious circuit during the 8th century. Generation followed generations, thousands of devotees from all over the world regularly visit these four religious places in Uttarakhand. During Winter season all Chardham are closed for Six month due to Heavy snowfall all temples are inaccessible.
Main Attracetions/Places to Visit in Char Dham Yatra :
If you are looking for tour organizers then many tour operators are organizing special Char Dham yatra 2016 trip. One can get Char Dham yatra 2016 package from Rajkot Ahmedabad Vadodara Surat Mumbai Delhi Jaipur Haridwar and other cities.
So, just plan a trip to Char Dham for 2016 and stay in the heart of nature, far from daily rush and stress.
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