• India
  • Uttarakhand
  • Badrinath
  • -8C-24C
  • 10,800 FT
  • Hindi,Kumaoni
  • Nov to March
  • Rishikesh
  • Dehradun
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23 Sensational Badrinath Attractions

Out of the four main dhams, Badrinath attractions, considered to be the most sacred.The Hindu scriptures say that the life of a Hindu would be incomplete without making a visit to Badrinath. It is the supreme place of pilgrimage especially for the Vaishnavites (worshippers of Vishnu and his avataras). According to the Padma Purana, the rishis found Uttrakhand to be indeed a glorious temple built by Nature for the worship of the Supreme.
In Badrinath Sightseeing Places for Tourist Attractios Are Many But The 23 Sensational Badrinath Attractionsincludes - Vasudhara Falls,Satopanth,Pandukeshwar,Joshimath,Auli,Valley Of Flowers,Hemkund Sahib,Adi Badri to name the few.Majorly the tourism activities in Badrinath include .To know about the must seetourist places in Badrinath-Uttarakhand,use the information below.

Best Places To Visit / Must See Places In Badrinath :

Vasundhara Falls

Vasudhara Falls #1

It can be reached by a short and easy trek of 4km from Mana Village. Vasudhara falls is 400 feet high and it is set at an elevation of 12,000feet above sea level. It is believed that the scattered drops of the waterfall don’t falls on the sinners. If you see the waterfall from distance it will look like as if milk is falling from the mountain.

Satopanth #2

Satopanth Lake holds immaculate and pristine water and it is believed that Bheema was denied to enter heaven from this very point. Satopanth is the place which leads the path to Swargarohini peak from where Yudhishthir and the dog were sent to heaven according to the Mahabharata. The trek to Satopanth is moderate and there are no villages and rest houses, people generally sleep in caves and tents here. The route to Satopanth Sarovar blesses the individuals with nature’s beauteousness.

Satopanth
Pandukeshwar

Pandukeshwar #3

This place is believed to have been established by King Pandu, father of Pandavas. It is situated at 4 kms from Govind Ghat, 219 kms from Kedarnath and 24 kms from Badarinath. There are two temples – one for Lord Yoga Badari Narayan and the other for Lord Vasudev. During winter, Lord Vasudev temple functions as the abode for Lord Badari Narayan and all the daily rituals connected with worship are performed here. Both the temples are centuries old.

Joshimath #4

Joshimath is one of the four ‘math’ created by Adi Shankaracharya. Joshimath is the home of Shri Badrinath during winters. Joshimath is connected with Auli by highest cable car of Asia. Joshimath is situated at an elevation of 1,890mts above sea level. Do visit Kalpavriksha and Narsingh temple while a visit to Joshimath. It is situated 46kms from Badrinath.

Joshimath
Auli

Auli #5

Auli is the most popular skiing and paragliding spot of Uttarakhand situated at an elevation of 3050mts above sea level. Auli affords astounding and celestial views of the enchanting snow laden Himalayan range. Asia’s highest and longest cable car is situated in Auli connecting it with Joshimath. Auli will be hosting SAF winter games in 2010. Auli is also connected with motorable roads, situated 60kms from Badrinath.

Valley of Flowers #6

Valley of Flowers National Park is nestled in the west Himalayas covering an area of 87.50sqkms. The trek of 16km to Valley of Flowers commences from Govindghat. The valley is entirely covered with blooming flowers from June to October and with the sheets of snow during winters. The valley of flowers was declared as the national park in the year 1982 and it is now a world heritage site. The virgin beauty of this valley lures the botanists, nature lovers and adventure lovers as well.

Valley of Flowers
Hemkund Sahib

Hemkund Sahib #7

The tenth Guru of the Sikhs, Guru Govind Singhji mediated at Hemkund Sahib for years. The word Hemkund literally suggests 'Lake of snow' and the immaculate water of this lake is as cold as snow. Hemkund Saheb is located at an elevation of 4,329mts above sea level amidst several snow capped peaks, which are collectively called Hemkund Parvat. A star shaped gurudwara near the lake is visited by thousands of devotees every month. A temple dedicated to Lakshman, brother of Lord Rama is also located here. One must complete a trek of 19km starting from from Govindghat via Ghangaria to reach Hemkund Sahib.

Adi Badri #8

The main Temple is of the lord Narayan that is distinguished by a raised platform in the pyramidal form. Here a black stone idol of lord Vishnu is enshrined. Local tradition attributes the building of the temples to Adi Guru Shankaracharya. It is situated at a distance of 17 Kms from Karnaprayag and is easily approachable by motorable road.

Adi Badri
Badrinath Temple

Badrinath Temple #9

Badrinath or Badrinarayan Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Vishnu which is situated in the town of Badrinath in Uttarakhand, India. The temple and town form one of the four Char Dham and Chota Char Dham pilgrimage sites. The temple is also one of the 108 Divya Desams dedicated to Vishnu, who is worshipped as Badrinath—holy shrines for Vaishnavites.

Badri Kedar Festival #10

While festivals take place only on select days, the Pujas and Aartis are a daily occurrence. In the morning you can witness the Maha Abhishek, Gitapath and Bhagvat Puja. In the evening it is the splendid Aarti and Geet Govind that will keep you spellbound.

Badri Kedar Festival
Bheem Pul

Bheem Pul #11

Bheem Pul is situated opposite to the Vyas Gufa in Mana Village, Badrinath. Mana is the last Indian village and very beautiful and scenic. It is a huge rock which acts as a natural bridge across the Saraswati River. The Saraswati River flows with force in between the two mountains and joins the Alaknanda River

Charan Paduka #12

Charanpaduka is a beautiful rock, which holds the foot prints of Lord Vishnu. It is 3km away from Badrinath temple. The famed rock grabs the attention of the tourists all around the world. An elevated site at a height of 3380 feet, this place beholds enchanting beauty and serenity.

Charan Paduka
Brahma Kapal

Brahma Kapal #13

Brahma Kapal is a ghat situated on the banks of Alaknanda River and is situated in the vicinity of Badrinath temple. It is a flat platform where Hindus perform several rituals and pay homage to the departed souls and also proffer sraddha to their ancestors.

Madhya Maheshwar Temple #14

Madhyamaheshwar (Madmaheshwar) is a Lord Shiva temple, is part of famous Panch Kedar. The temple is located at an altitude of 3497 mts and is the fourth temple to be visited in the Panch Kedar Pilgrimage circuit. The other temples in the circuit include: Kedarnath, Tungnath and Rudranath to be visited before Madmaheshwar and Kalpeshwar to be visited after Madmaheshwar.

Madhya Maheshwar Temple
Koteshwar Temple

Koteshwar Temple #15

Koteshwar temple is a consecrated town near rudrparayag where renowned shrine of lord shiva is built along the alakhnanada river. Koteshwar mahadev temple is located inside the cave where alakhnanda flows just few meters away.

Mata Murti Temple #16

The temple is dedicated to Mata Murti and is just 3 Kms from Badrinath. Mata Murti Temple is situated on the bank of the River Alaknanda. It is visited frequently by visitors for worshipping Mata Murti on Shukla Tritiya, Ashtami and Chaturdashi. The temple holds strong conviction among local people that the Goddess has power of giving Vairagya to those who keenly offer prayers in her temple.

Mata Murti Temple
Neelkanth Peak

Neelkanth Peak #17

A major peak of the Garhwal Himalaya, Mt. Neelkanth stands at 6507m. It is a pyramidical-shaped peak that is popularly known as the 'Garhwal Queen'. This snow-clad mountain peak rising just above the Badrinath Temple is indeed one of the most stunning summits in the Garhwal Himalaya.

Narad Kund #18

Located close to Tapta Kund, Narad kund is believed to be the recovery source of the Badrinath idol. The hot water springs comes out from under the Garur Shila and falls into a tank. Devotees visiting the Badrinath temple take a dip in this kund before heading into the temple.

Narad Kund
Panch Dhara and Panch Shila

Panch Dhara And Panch Shila #19

The Panch Dharas are the famous five streams in Badaripuri named, Prahlad, Kurma, Bhrigu, Urvashi and Indira dhara. Of all the most striking dhara is the Indira dhara which is situated around 1.5 km north of the Badaripuri town. Urvashi dhara, originally from the Neelkanth range, is the one situated on the right of river Rishi Ganga.

Tapt Kund #20

Tapt Kund is the abode of Lord Agni and is famous for its medicinal properties. Before entering the Badrinath Temple, one has to take a holy dip in the Tapt Kund. The dip into the hot water of this kund is believed to be spiritually rejuvenating and relieves the sins.

Tapt Kund
Surya Kund

Surya Kund #21

Located close to the freezing Yamunotri glacier, Surya Kund is another hot water spring which holds an important religious significance. The water of this spring is so hot that the Prasad is prepared in the water of kund only that too within just a few minutes.Surya Kund is situated beside Tapt Kund

Vyas & Ganesha Cave #22

t is said that Ved Vyas dictated his famous great epic of Mahabharata to Lord Ganesh. Inside the cave is a marble statue of Ved Vyas which shows the writing of the granth (epic book). In addition to Mahabharata, Vyas Maharishi also composed 18 legendary stories (puranas), Brahma Sutras.

Vyas & Ganesha Cave
Yogdhyan Badri

Yogdhyan Badri #23

Yogdhyan Badri, 1,920 meters above sea level is situated in Pandukeshwar in Joshimath-Badrinath route nearby Govind Ghat. Housing the temple of lord Vishnu in meditative posture as that in main Badrinath temple, Yogdhyan Badri derives its name from the meditative position of the enshrined Badri idol.

Badrinath Tourism

Hotels In badrinath (Area-Wise)

Activities In badrinath

There are series of must visit places around Badrinath mainly Govindghat,Valley Of Flowers,Hemkhund,Auli,Joshimath offering lots of activities for tourists with Skiing in Auli,Treks in Hemkhund, to name a few. Other famous Badrinath sightseeing places are-Vasudhara Falls-It can be reached by a short and easy trek of 4km from Mana Village. Vasudhara falls is 400 feet high and it is set at an elevation of 12,000feet above sea level.Satopanth-Satopanth Lake holds immaculate and pristine water and it is believed that Bheema was denied to enter heaven from this very point.Pandukeshwar-This place is believed to have been established by King Pandu, father of Pandavas. It is situated at 4 kms from Govind Ghat, 219 kms from Kedarnath and 24 kms from Badarinath..Joshimath-Joshimath is one of the four mahatama created by Adi Shankaracharya. Joshimath is the home of Shri Badrinath during winters. Joshimath is connected with Auli by highest cable car of Asia.Auli-Auli is the most popular skiing and paragliding spot of Uttarakhand situated at an elevation of 3050mts above sea level. Auli affords astounding and celestial views of the enchanting snow laden Himalayan range. Asia highest and longest cable car is situated in Auli connecting it with Joshimath.Valley Of Flowers-Valley of Flowers National Park is nestled in the west Himalayas covering an area of 87.50sqkms. The trek of 19 km to Valley of Flowers commences from Govindghat.Hemkund Sahib-The tenth Guru of the Sikhs, Guru Govind Singhji mediated at Hemkund Sahib for years.
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