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Opening and Closing Dates of Amarnath 2019

Opening and Closing Dates of Amarnath 2019

The revered Amarnath pilgrimage is open for devotees for only two months every year, during the month of July and August as the weather become gentler for pilgrims to make their journey to the holy shrine. For the rest of the year, the holy shrine lies dormant under the snow. The dates of the Amarnath Yatra commence on the auspicious day of Skandshasthi on June and conclude on Shravan Purnima (Raksha Bandhan).

Starting Date of Amarnath Yatra 2019 – 01 July 2019

Ending Date of Amarnath Yatra 2019 – 15 August 2019

Amarnath Yatra in 2019 will begin from 1st July 2019 and conclude on 15th August 2019.

This year Amarnath Yatra is being held for 45 days. In 2018, Amarnath Yatra was held for 45 days while in 2017, it was held for 59 days.

Opening Date of Amarnath Yatra 2019

Amarnath Yatra will start from 1st July 2019. To undertake the yatra, devotees must have a Yatra Permit (YP) from the Registration Counters. The registration have already started for both Baltal route and Pahalgam route and is based on a ‘first come, first serve’ criteria.

It is now essential for the applicant pilgrim to submit Compulsory Health Certificate while seeking registration for this year’s Amarnath Yatra.

Considering the present carrying capacity of the tracks, available infrastructure in the Yatra area and all other relevant considerations the Board decided that, excluding Yatris who would travel by heli-copters on either route to Panjtarni, 7500 pilgrims would be allowed to register for Yatra 2019 on per day per route basis.

To know the details about registration, visit Amarnath Yatra Registration 2019.

Closing Date of Amarnath Yatra 2019

The Amarnath Yatra 2019 concludes on 15th August 2019 after being opened for 45 days for devotees.

Amarnath Yatra holds a great significance in Hinduism. It is believed that one must partake the yatra at least once in a lifetime. People from across the world visit the holy Amarnath Cave Temple and seek the blessings of Lord Shiva.

The yatra is a challenging one. However, facilities like helicopters and ponies have greatly eased up the journey and made it possible for more people to take it.

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