Yamunotri Temple 2016 Opening and Closing Dates

Yamunotri Temple is part of the Char Dham Yatra in UttarakhandIndia. Chardham Yatra comprises of pilgrimage to Badrinath Temple, Kedarnath Shrine, Gangotri and Yamunotri temples in Himalayas in Uttarakhand in India. In 2016, the opening date of Yamunotri Temple is May 9 – the Akshaya Tritiya day. Yamunotri temple will closing date is soon after Diwali – October 30, 2016.

The four holy shrines of Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri remain closed during the harsh winter season from October to April due to heavy snowfall.

The presiding deity at the Yamunotri Temple is Goddess Yamuna. The spot is the source of the Yamuna River.

Yamunotri Shrine is located at an altitude of 3165 meters and will remain open for six months from April to October.

Yamunotri Temple is located in the Uttara Kashi District and is around 222 km from Rishikesh.
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