Uttarakhand Char Dham Devasthanam Board Guidelines Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board Guidelines Generally, famous high altitude shrines, Yamontri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath open in the end
You may fly from Dehradun to Gangotri during pilgrimage season (May-October excluding July and August). However, charter helicopter services generally do not operate during off season due to lack of demand and weather related problems. For example, heavy snowfall may interrupt travel during winter.
Bedni is the last destination for short annual Nanda Raj Jat that starts from Kurad in August. The meadow dresses up in a virgin white dress during winter. The bugyal is also one of the main stopovers of long Nanda Raj Jat that takes place once in twelve years.