Overview

Badrinath is one of the four sites in India's Char Dham pilgrimage. Badrinath Dham is a religious place where both Nar and Narayan meet. It is located at an elevation of 3,133mts above sea level in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand state. This Dham was established by Adi Shankaracharya in the 9th century. The deity of Badrinath temple is Lord Vishnu. The temple is situated on the right bank of the holy Alaknanda River. The main entrance of the temple is decorated with beautiful paintings. The main gate is named as Singhdwar.

District Chamoli
Nearest Railway Rishikesh- 295 kms
Nearest Airport Jolly Grant Airport- 314 kms.
Famous For Badrinath Temple- Char Dham Yatra- Pilgrimage- Temple- Char Dham Temple
Altitude 3056 metres above sea level
Languages Hindi-Garhwali
Best Time to Visit March to May and October and November

How to Reach Us

By Road :

Badrinath is well connected by motorable roads with major destinations of Uttarakhand state. Buses to Haridwar, Rishikesh and Srinagar are available from ISBT Kashmiri Gate. Buses and Taxis to Badrinath are easily available from major destinations of Uttarakhand state like Dehradun, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Pauri, Rudraprayag, Karnaprayag, Ukhimath, Srinagar, Chamoli etc. Badrinath is connected with Ghaziabad by National Highway 58.

By Air :

Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest Airport to Badrinath situated at a distance of 314kms. Jolly Grant Airport is well connected to Delhi with daily flights and  Badrinath is well connected by motorable roads with Jolly Grant Airport. Taxis are available from Jolly Grant Airport to Badrinath.

By Rail :

The nearest railway station to Badrinath is Rishikesh. The Rishikesh railway station is situated 295kms before Badrinath on NH58 and is well connected by Indian railway networks with major destinations of India. Trains to Rishikesh are frequent and Badrinath is well connected by motorable roads with Rishikesh. Taxis and buses are available from Rishikesh, Srinagar, Rudraprayag, Chamoli, Joshimath and many other destinations to Badrinath.

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Badrinath Temple

Badrinath is well-known in the famous Char Dhams of India. Badrinath Dham is a religious place where both Nar and Narayan meet. It is located at an elevation of 3,133mts above sea level in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand state. This Dham was established by Adi Shankaracharya in the 9th century. The deity of Badrinath temple is Lord Vishnu. The temple is situated on the right bank of the holy Alaknanda River.

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Brahma Kapal

Brahma Kapal is a place where Hindus performs propitiating rites for their deceased ancestors. Situated on the banks of Alaknanda River, Brahma Kapal is a place in Badrinath which is of great importance for Hindus. It is said that Lord Brahma himself exists at this place and if someone perform rituals and Shraddha Karm for the departed souls of his deceased family member.

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Charan Paduka

This rock is situated at a distance of 3 km from Badrinath and 1.5 km from Banganga, attracting the attention of the tourists from all around the world. A boulder bearing the footprints of Lord Vishnu is located here known as Charanpaduka. It is said that when Lord Vishnu descended from Vaikunth he stepped on this boulder. The area is a steep climb from the town and is full of caves & boulders.

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Narad Kund

Located near Tapt Kund, this kund is believed to be the recovery source of the Badrinath idol. The hot water springs comes out from beneath the Garur Shila and falls into a tank. Darshan of Badrinath is always preceded by a holy dip in this kund. Apart from that there are many other hot water springs. Devotees take a dip in them for their religious and medicinal value.

 

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Bheem Pul

Bheem Pul is an enthralling and adventurous place with mythological importance. It is believed that one of the Pandava brothers called Bheema for his beloved wife Draupadi made this natural bridge. According to Hindu mythology, this was the place from where the Pandavas started their journey to heaven called Swargarohini. During this journey, Draupadi was unable to cross the river then Beema lifted a huge rock and placed it between the gorges. Later on, it was known as Bheem Pul.

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Pandukeshwar

Pandukeshwar is a sacred place located in-route to abode of Lord Vishnu 'Badrinath' at an elevation of 1829 mtrs. At a distance of 18 km from Joshimath, Pandukeshwar, as per believe is the place where King Pandu, father of great Pandavas of Mahabharat epic, worshipped Lord Shiva. Yogadhyan Badri Temple, one of Sapta Badri or seven Badris and other is Lord Vasudev Temple.

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Panch Dharas Panch Shilas

The Panch Dharas (five streams) which are famous in Badaripuri are Prahlad, Kurma, Bhrigu, Urvashi & Indira dhara. The most striking of these is the Indira dhara, about 1.5 km north of the town Badaripuri. Around the Tapt Kund there are five blocks of mythological importance called Narad, Narsimh, Barah, Garur & Markandeya Shilas (stone).

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Badrinath

Overview

Badrinath is one of the four sites in India's Char Dham pilgrimage. Badrinath Dham is a religious place where both Nar and Narayan meet. It is located at an elevation of 3,133mts above sea level in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand state. This Dham was established by Adi Shankaracharya in the 9th century. The deity of Badrinath temple is Lord Vishnu. The temple is situated on the right bank of the holy Alaknanda River. The main entrance of the temple is decorated with beautiful paintings. The main gate is named as Singhdwar.

District Chamoli
Nearest Railway Rishikesh- 295 kms
Nearest Airport Jolly Grant Airport- 314 kms.
Famous For Badrinath Temple- Char Dham Yatra- Pilgrimage- Temple- Char Dham Temple
Altitude 3056 metres above sea level
Languages Hindi-Garhwali
Best Time to Visit March to May and October and November

How to Reach Us

By Road :

Badrinath is well connected by motorable roads with major destinations of Uttarakhand state. Buses to Haridwar, Rishikesh and Srinagar are available from ISBT Kashmiri Gate. Buses and Taxis to Badrinath are easily available from major destinations of Uttarakhand state like Dehradun, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Pauri, Rudraprayag, Karnaprayag, Ukhimath, Srinagar, Chamoli etc. Badrinath is connected with Ghaziabad by National Highway 58.

By Air :

Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest Airport to Badrinath situated at a distance of 314kms. Jolly Grant Airport is well connected to Delhi with daily flights and  Badrinath is well connected by motorable roads with Jolly Grant Airport. Taxis are available from Jolly Grant Airport to Badrinath.

By Rail :

The nearest railway station to Badrinath is Rishikesh. The Rishikesh railway station is situated 295kms before Badrinath on NH58 and is well connected by Indian railway networks with major destinations of India. Trains to Rishikesh are frequent and Badrinath is well connected by motorable roads with Rishikesh. Taxis and buses are available from Rishikesh, Srinagar, Rudraprayag, Chamoli, Joshimath and many other destinations to Badrinath.

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Attractions

Image

Badrinath Temple

Badrinath is well-known in the famous Char Dhams of India. Badrinath Dham is a religious place where both Nar and Narayan meet. It is located at an elevation of 3,133mts above sea level in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand state. This Dham was established by Adi Shankaracharya in the 9th century. The deity of Badrinath temple is Lord Vishnu. The temple is situated on the right bank of the holy Alaknanda River.

Image

Brahma Kapal

Brahma Kapal is a place where Hindus performs propitiating rites for their deceased ancestors. Situated on the banks of Alaknanda River, Brahma Kapal is a place in Badrinath which is of great importance for Hindus. It is said that Lord Brahma himself exists at this place and if someone perform rituals and Shraddha Karm for the departed souls of his deceased family member.

Image

Charan Paduka

This rock is situated at a distance of 3 km from Badrinath and 1.5 km from Banganga, attracting the attention of the tourists from all around the world. A boulder bearing the footprints of Lord Vishnu is located here known as Charanpaduka. It is said that when Lord Vishnu descended from Vaikunth he stepped on this boulder. The area is a steep climb from the town and is full of caves & boulders.

Image

Narad Kund

Located near Tapt Kund, this kund is believed to be the recovery source of the Badrinath idol. The hot water springs comes out from beneath the Garur Shila and falls into a tank. Darshan of Badrinath is always preceded by a holy dip in this kund. Apart from that there are many other hot water springs. Devotees take a dip in them for their religious and medicinal value.

 

Image

Bheem Pul

Bheem Pul is an enthralling and adventurous place with mythological importance. It is believed that one of the Pandava brothers called Bheema for his beloved wife Draupadi made this natural bridge. According to Hindu mythology, this was the place from where the Pandavas started their journey to heaven called Swargarohini. During this journey, Draupadi was unable to cross the river then Beema lifted a huge rock and placed it between the gorges. Later on, it was known as Bheem Pul.

Image

Pandukeshwar

Pandukeshwar is a sacred place located in-route to abode of Lord Vishnu 'Badrinath' at an elevation of 1829 mtrs. At a distance of 18 km from Joshimath, Pandukeshwar, as per believe is the place where King Pandu, father of great Pandavas of Mahabharat epic, worshipped Lord Shiva. Yogadhyan Badri Temple, one of Sapta Badri or seven Badris and other is Lord Vasudev Temple.

Image

Panch Dharas Panch Shilas

The Panch Dharas (five streams) which are famous in Badaripuri are Prahlad, Kurma, Bhrigu, Urvashi & Indira dhara. The most striking of these is the Indira dhara, about 1.5 km north of the town Badaripuri. Around the Tapt Kund there are five blocks of mythological importance called Narad, Narsimh, Barah, Garur & Markandeya Shilas (stone).

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