Due to extreme weather conditions, the temple is open only between the end of April (Akshaya Tritriya) to November (Kartik Purnima). During the winters, the vigrahas (deities) from Kedarnath temple are brought to Ukhimath and worshipped there for six months.
Opening & closing dates of Shri Kedarnath Temple’s kapat/gates for 2018:
Opening date : 29 April 2018 ( exact date will be updated very soon )
Closing date : Nov’18 ( exact date will be updated very soon )
(Last year, Kedarnath Temple was opened on 3 May’17 & closed on 21 Oct’17)