In the history of Chardham Yatra, a new record of pilgrims has been created in Kedarnath Dham. More than 11 lakh devotees visited Baba Kedar during the four-month journey. Earlier in 2019, the number of passengers reached 10 lakhs in the entire travel season. The same, 12,44,100 had reached Badrinath Dham in the year 2019. Whereas during this journey so far 11,76,666 pilgrims have reached the Dham for darshan. In such a situation, now this time Chardham Yatra is also on the way to make a new record.

Pitru Paksha: At this place in Badrinath, Pinddan gives eight times the virtue, here the worship of ancestors has special significance.

In the Chardham Yatra of the year 2019, a total of more than 34 lakh devotees visited Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri Dham and made a record. The travel was affected due to the Kovid epidemic for two years. As soon as the yatra started this year, there was a rush of devotees for darshan in the Chardhams, to control which the government had to fix the number of daily darshans in the Dhams.

Kedarnath Yatra 2022: 11 lakh pilgrims have visited till now, online booking of heli service is full till Deepawali

On May 6, as soon as the doors of Kedarnath Dham opened, more than 20 thousand pilgrims had reached for darshan. In four months, the figure crossed 11 lakhs, which became a record in history. Expressing happiness over the arrival of record pilgrims in Chardham Yatra, Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami said that the state government is committed to serve the pilgrims according to the smooth Chardham Yatra and Atithi Devo Bhava.

Tourism Secretary and CEO of Uttarakhand Tourism Development Council Sachin Kurve said that this time the number of pilgrims in Chardham Yatra will set a new record. So far, more than 33 lakh pilgrims have visited Chardham and Hemkund Sahib, while in September more than five lakh pilgrims have registered for Darshan.

Pilgrims and pilgrims to visit Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri Dham Website of Tourism Department Register online at At the same time, for Kedarnath Heli service Book online at

Number of Pilgrims who visit Chardham Yatra

Number of Dham Pilgrims

Badrinath 11,76,666

Kedarnath 11,00,890

Gangotri 5,06,073

Yamunotri 3,94,573

Hemkund Sahib 1,69,085

Total- 33,47,287

Kedarnath Dham has developed in a new form due to the construction work being done under the guidance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. With better facilities and arrangements for the pilgrims, the number of pilgrims is continuously increasing in the Chardham Yatra. This is an achievement of the government.

– Satpal Maharaj, Minister of Tourism and Culture


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