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Yamunotri Temple 2017 Opening and Closing Dates

YamunotriTemple is part of the Char Dham Yatra in Uttarakhand, India. Chardham Yatra comprises of pilgrimage to BadrinathTemple, Kedarnath Shrine, Gangotri and Yamunotri temples in Himalayas in Uttarakhand in India. In 2017, the opening date of YamunotriTemple is April 28 – the Akshaya Tritiya day. Yamunotri temple will closing date is soon after Diwali – October 19, 2017.

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 YamunotriTemple is Goddess Yamuna. The spot is the source of the YamunaRiver.

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

YamunotriTemple is located in the Uttara Kashi District and is around 222 km from Rishikesh. Find more about Chardham Yatra in 2017