Best time to visit Kedarnath

Best time to visit Kedarnath | Summer, Winter, and Monsoon

Kedarnath Dham, one of the important religious places of India, is the abode of “Lord Shiva”. Also, it is part of the famous pilgrimage of “Moksha”, Char Dham Yatra in Uttarakhand. Every year more than 5 million Hindus visit Kedarnath temple to worship “Baba Kedar”. Being situated in its high altitude, Kedarnath is exposed to harsh weather and snowfall for most of the year. Hence, it is better to go at a time when the weather is pleasant, and convenient for travelling. Read full article to know the best time to visit Kedarnath.

So now the question is when is the best time to go to Kedarnath?

Since, Kedarnath Temple is open from mid-May to October. The months of May and June are the peak season, and is also considered the best time to visit Kedarnath. These months have ideal temperature and pleasant weather for a Kedarnath Yatra

Months

Min / Max Temperature

May

14 ° C to 17 ° C

June

15 ° C to 25 ° C

Table showing temperature in the months of May & June

As from the table, you can see the weather remains cold even during the summers. So it is advisable to carry warm clothing. 

Even in the summer, the mountains near the shrines are snow-covered, and offer a beautiful landscape to adore and a serene environment to worship.

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