As 2023 approached and dates for Badrinath and Kedarnath Dham were announced, Pilgrims started registration for Kedarnath & Badrinath Dham Yatra. This year, The Government made it mandatory to register at the authorised portal before the yatra. Like last year, people are very much excited about the sacred yatra that take place every year in Uttarakhand.
For Char dham Yatra 2023, more than 1 lacs people have done the registration to date. It begins on 21st February and in 1 week, the excitement of tourists is visible.
With the news of mandatory registration, hoteliers and local committees are not happy as it put a bar on the number of tourists visiting.
Registration Process for Kedarnath & Badrinath Dham
In 2023, the tourism department facilitated pilgrims to do the registration process in four ways: website, WhatsApp, toll-free number calling & mobile app.
For Registration, visit the website: https://registrationandtouristcare.uk.gov.in/
Whatsapp Number: 8394833833
Toll-Free Number: 0135-3520100 & 01351364
In the first phase, registration began only for these two Dhams. On the first day of Navratri, registration will begin for Gangotri and Yamunotri Dham.
IRCTC has also announced the Chardham tour package 2023 which will include food, accommodation, and flights. For booking, check the IRCTC website.