(9300 Ft Above Sea Level)

Uttarakhand | India
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Badrinath is categorised as Pilgrimage

Badrinath Temple (Photo Courtesy Atarax42)
Tapt Kund (Photo Courtesy: Priyanath)

Reasons to Visit
  • Badrinath Dham (Lord Vishnu Temple) is the most visited of the Char Dhams, one of the most significant Hindu pilgrimage destinations.
  • Badrinath Dham (10000+ ft asl) is blessed with exceptional himalayan beauty and to be there is nothing short of an experience for anybody.
  • Badrinath Dham opens in May and closes in end Oct / early Nov.
  • Accommodation in Badrinath is limited and access to Badrinath is also restricted. This mandates guests to stay at Joshimath or Auli or Pipalkoti in transit before approaching it.
  • Char Dham - Four most sacred Pilgrimages of Hinduism"Badrinath (10000+ ft asl) is one of the most reveredLord Vishnu pilgrimages in India. Badrinath is located in a remote area at 280 kms from Rishikesh and can be visited during May-Oct period when the road opens up."
  • Destinations on Chaar Dham Pilgrim Circuit of Uttarakhand"Badrinath (12000 ft asl) is one of the four pilgrimages that Hindus look at making it during their lifetime (Others being Puri, Rameshwaram and Dwarka). Badrinath is most visited of the Dhaams on the Chaar Dham circuit of Uttarakhand. Badrinath is accessible during May - Oct period."
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Dehradun (336 kms)
  • Nearest Railway Station - Rishikesh (293 kms), Haridwar (300 kms), Kotdwara (326 kms)
  • Badrinath is an Ex-Dehradun Getaway

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List of Holidays for Badrinath

Short Break

  • Do Dham - Kedarnath and Badrinath (6 Nights)
  • Ek-Dham - Badrinath (5 Nights)


  • Char Dham - Itinerary (10 Nights)
  • Teen Dham- Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath (8 Nights)

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  • Badrinath Pilgrimage
  • Chaar Dham Pilgrimage

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    Badrinath (11000+ ft asl) is home to Badrinath Dham, one of the most visited Hindu pilgrimage centre. It is the most visited of the four sites in Char Dham pilgrimage circuit. The temple is surrounded by spectacular views of the mountain ranges. The access is difficult in high season and there are traffic regulations to control the movement. Temple is open between May - Oct. Exact opening and closing dates vary each year.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Vishnu
    Tapt Kund are a set of hot sulphur springs just below the Badrinath temple. Pilgrims take a bath here before before visiting the temple. The springs have a year-round temperature of 45 degree Centigrade.
    Natural Wonders
    Sulphur Springs
    Narad Kund is arranged close Tapt Kund. It is accepted that the Badrinath icon was acquired from this kund. Narad Kund boiling hot water spring is situated under the Garur Shila and holds a therapeutic worth. Fans take a plunge in this kund before entering the Badrinath sanctuary for Darshan of Lord Badrinath.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Situated on the banks of River Alaknanda approximately 3 kms from from Main Lord Vishnu Temple at Badrinath
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple
    Mana Village is an outpost, 3 kms from Badrinath offering Himalayan views and pilgrims visit Vyas Gufa, Vasudhara Waterfalls and Bhim Pul here.
    View Point
    Himalayan Views
    Vyas & Ganesh-Gufa cavern is situated in the Mana Village alongside numerous different caverns. It is accepted that in this cavern Ved Vyas directed his acclaimed epic of Mahabharat to Ganesh and accordingly it has been named Vyas Gufa. There is an icon of Ved Vyas indicated composition the granth (epic book) inside this hole.
    Temple or Holy Place

Destinations within reach from Badrinath

  • Auli ( 60 Km )

    Auli is a Ski resort, one of the highest in the word located at about 50 km from Badrinath and more

  • Pipalkoti ( 74 Km )

    Pipalkoti is 30 kms short of Joshimath on the Rishikesh - Badrinath road and serves as a stopover more

  • Kund ( 150 Km )

    Kund is a riverside area 20 kms Short of Guptkashi in the Mandakini Valley offering view of the more

  • Pauri ( 218 Km )

    Pauri (4500 ft asl) is renowned for its stunning Himalayan Views. Pauri lies on the Rishikesh - more

  • Chamba ( 280 Km )

    Chamba is situated at 8500 ft asl and 30 kilometers farther from Kanatal and about 60 km from more

  • Binsar ( 281 Km )

    22 kms from Almora is Binsar Sanctuary (8000 ft asl) is known for walks and bird watching around more

  • Chaukori ( 282 Km )

    Chaukori (6000+ ft asl) is a Himalayan Hamlet, 10 kms from Berinag, offering spectacular Himalaya more

  • Almora ( 282 Km )

    Almora (6700 ft) is known for the spectacular himalayan views (Oct - March) that it offers and its more

  • Rishikesh ( 293 Km )

    Rishikesh is a situated on the banks of River Ganges (Ganga) and staying on the banks of the River more

  • Haridwar ( 300 Km )

    Haridwar is situated on the banks of River Ganges (Ganga) and staying on the banks of the River more

  • Ramgarh ( 313 Km )

    Ramgarh is known for Himalayan views (Oct-March) and its orchards and therefore a popular weekend more

  • Nainital ( 317 Km )

    Nainital is colonial era hill station (6500 ft asl) that is set around the lake Naini. Nainital more

  • Bhimtal ( 317 Km )

    Bhimtal is an idyllic and scenic lakeside destination and a complete contrast to the touristy and more

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Nearest Airport in Badrinath
  • Jolly Grant Airport ( DED ) , Dehradun-336 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Badrinath
  • Rishikesh ( RKSH ), Rishikesh-293 Kms
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