Badrinath"Take A Trip to The Tribal Beauty"

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    Badrinath Temple - The main entrance gate known as the 'Singh Dwara' is one of the attractions of the temple. Badrinath Temple is divided into three sections that are sanctum sanctorum or garbha griba, sabha mandap where devotees assemble and darshan mandap where prayers and rituals are conducted.Badrinath Temple, which is one of the famous temples in Badrinath, is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It is situated on the left bank of River Alaknanda, 3,133 m above the sea level. The temple has a small cupola of gilt bull and spire and is constructed in the form of a cone. The Badrinath Temple was built by saint philosopher Adi Guru Shankaracharya in 8th century.The temple is famous for its Badrinath idol sculpted in black stone, which is one metre high and depicts Lord Vishnu seated in meditative pose. Apart from this, the temple has 15 idols of various Hindu gods. 

     

    Tapt Kund - The temperature of the water of Kund is 45° Celsius and there are number of hot water springs on the banks of Alaknanda River. 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.

     

    Brahma Kapal - It is believed that Lord Brahma resides in Brahma Kapal Ghat. It is also believed that the head of Brahma had fallen off at this place. Travellers visiting Brahma Kapal can also visit Mata Murthy Temple, Sheshnetra Temple and Charanpaduka Temple which are situated nearby. 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.

     

    Vasudhara Falls - The water of this cascading falls flows down from the height of 400 ft and is situated at an altitude of 12,000 ft. It is believed that the water of Vasundhara Falls turns away from the visitors who are not pure at heart. From a distance, the water of the fall seems to be like milk flowing down the mountain. Vasundhara Falls is one of the famous tourist attractions, which lies in the Mana Village. These falls are surrounded by beautiful mountain peaks and are situated at a distance of 4 km from Badrinath. 

     

    Neelkanth - Neelkanth is the site where the sun casts its first ray. Tourists can also come across various Brahmakal at the foot of the Neelkanth Peak. Moreover, travellers can also cover 6 km of trekking route on this peak. Neelkanth, which is also known as the 'Garhwal Queen', is named after Lord Shiva. It is a snowy peak in the shape of a pyramid that forms the background of the Badrinath. The peak is situated at an average elevation of around 6,597 m above sea level.

     

    Bheem Pul - Bheem Pul is situated opposite to the Vyas Gufa in Mana Village. 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. It is believed that Bheem, one of the five Pandavas, threw a huge rock in order to make a path to join the two mountains so that Draupadi could easily walk over it.

     

    Mata Murti Temple - There is a popular belief that the goddess has power of granting Vairagya to those who meditate sincerely in her presence. The temple is visited for worshipping Mata Murti on Ashtami, Shukla Tritiya and Chaturdashi. Moreover, during the time of Mata Murti Ka Mela, the mother of Shri Badrinath is worshipped.Mata Murti Temple is situated at a distance of 3 km from Badrinath on the banks of River Alaknanda. This temple is dedicated to Mata Murti, the mother of two sons Narayana and Nara.

     

    Sheshnetra - It is also believed that the Sheshnetra guards the sacred temple of Lord Badrinath. This site is visited in order to explore the two lakes and River Alaknanda.Sheshnetra is one of the popular holy sites, which is situated at a distance of 1.5 km from Badrinath. This is a large stone which is marked with an eye of a legendary snake. It is said that Lord Vishnu took retreat on a gigantic snake named Ananta Shesha. This sacred site has the natural imprints on the rock.

     

    Narada Kund - It is believed that Narada Kund was named after Saint Narada Muni who wrote Narada Bhakti Sutra at this place. Narada Kund, a recess in the Alaknanda River, is covered by a rock, which prevents the flow of water. Narada Kund is visited to take a holy dip into the sacred water before visiting the temples.Narada Kund is one of religious spots in Badrinath after the Badrinath Temple, which is situated near the Tapt Kund. It is the place where the idol of Lord Vishnu was recovered by Adi Sankara.

     

    Satopanth - Travellers have to carry their stoves or cooked food from Badrinath as there is no provision of food at this site. Satopanth is a triangular lake with three corners spread within the circumference of about a kilometre. The Satopanth Lake is situated 4,402 m above the sea level and is 25 km from Badrinath. The lake is surrounded by snow covered peaks and is named after the Hindu gods Mahesh, Vishnu and Brahma. It is believed that these gods occupy one corner each of the Satopanth Lake.

     

    Surya Kund - Surya Kund is situated beside Tapt Kund. A holy dip is taken in the hot water springs of this kund. Narada Kund which is situated close to the Surya Kund is also visited, as it is the place where the idol of Vishnu was discovered.

     

    Charanpaduka - There are various caves and boulders on the path which lead to Charanpaduka. Charanpaduka is situated at a height of 3,380 ft and is located 3 km from the Badrinath Temple. Charanpaduka is a popular rock as it has the foot prints of Lord Vishnu. It is believe that the darshan of these footprints will retrieve them from aliments and other problems. In the Bhagwat Purana, it is said that Lord Krishna suggested his minister Uddhav to visit Badrinath with his Charanpaduka.

     

    Yogadhyan Badri - It is believed that the father of Pandavas, King Pandu meditated at this site so that Lord Vishnu cleanses him for his sin of killing two mating deer. The Pandavas were born in the same place and Pandu also died at this site. It is also believed that Pandu had installed an idol of Lord Vishnu in Yogadhyan Badri. This idol of Lord Vishnu is in a meditative posture and therefore it is also called as Yogadhyan Badri. Moreover, the idol is carved from Shaligram stone which imparts a beautiful look.  Yogadhyan Badri, also known as the Yoga Badri, is situated at a distance of 13 km from Badrinath and is located at Pandukeshwar near Govind Ghat. It is an ancient temple and is a home for Lord Vishnu.

     

    Alka Puri - Alka Puri is located in Chamoli District and is situated at a distance of 15 km from Badrinath. It is situated near the Mana Village and is believed to be home of Yakshas, Gandharvas and Kuber. Alka Puri is the place from where Alaknanda River originated from the Satopanth glacier and glacier snouts of Bhagirath-Kharak.

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    Sarovar Portico, Badrinath

    Plot No. 834, Chamoli District

    Sarovar Portico Hotel is situated in the town of Badrinath at an elevation of 3,133 mts above sea level. It is situated just 0.5 Km away from the sacred Badrinath Dham and the bank. The tourists can go and visit the fa

    7,730.00 Avg/night

    A R Resort, Badrinath

    Kameda Gauchar, Badrinath Road

    A R Resort is located on 3 acres of pristine land, surrounded on three sides by Shivalik Himalayan Range, along the Alaknanda River. The hotel is 17 km from Rudraprayag town center on the highway to Badrinath, the resort

    2,500.00 Avg/night

    Narayan Palace Hotel, Badrinath

    Near Bus Stand, Badrinath Dham, NH-58, Badrinath

    Narayan Palace Hotel is located near the Badrinath Bus Stand at Badrinath in northern state of Uttarakhand. Jolly Grant airport is the nearest airport from the hotel, which is about 320 km away whereas Rishikesh railway

    4,000.00 Avg/night

    Dwarikesh Hotel, Badrinath

    Plot No. 536 - 537, Near Bus Stand, Narayan Palace Road

    The Dwarikesh Hotel is located near the bus stand at Badrinath in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. The nearest airport from the hotel is Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun, which is about 317 km away. Haridwar and Rishikesh

    2,850.00 Avg/night

    GMVN Yatriniwas Badarinath, Badrinath

    NH 58, Badrinath

    GMVN Badrinath Yatri Niwas is located at Badrinath in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. Nearest airport from Badrinath is Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun, which is about 317 km away and Rishikesh Railway Station is the ne

    1,000.00 Avg/night

    Hotel Agrawal, Badrinath

    Shri Badrinath Road Bhimtalla Chamoli

    Hotel Agrawal offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is created fro

    1,000.00 Avg/night

    Hotel Aanchal, Badrinath

    Badrinath Marg Gauchar Chamoli

    Hotel Aanchal offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is created fro

    1,500.00 Avg/night

    Patliputra Hotel, Badrinath

    Near Bus Stand Badrinath

    The Patliputra hotel is located near the bus stand and Badrinath temple at Badrinath in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. The nearest airport from the hotel is Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun, which is about 316 km away.

    2,200.00 Avg/night

    Camp Ghangharia, Badrinath

    Sarovar Portico

    Camp Ghangharia can be reached from Badrinath Bus Stand which is at a distance of 0.2 km. It can also be reached by Jolly Grant Airport (309 km) and Dehradun Railway Station (334 km). Neelkanth Mahadev (8 km), Pipalkoti

    6,970.00 Avg/night

    Jagirdar Guest House, Badrinath

    Charan-Paduka Road, Badrinath

    The Jagirdar Guest House hotel is located on Narayan Parvat at Charan-Paduka road, just 500 metres away from Taxi stand at Badrinath in Uttarakhand. Jolly Grant airport in Dehradun is the nearest airport from the hotel,

    2,600.00 Avg/night

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    Badrinath Temple - The main entrance gate known as the 'Singh Dwara' is one of the attractions of the temple. Badrinath Temple is divided into three sections that are sanctum sanctorum or garbha griba, sabha mandap where devotees assemble and darshan mandap where prayers and rituals are conducted.Badrinath Temple, which is one of the famous temples in Badrinath, is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It is situated on the left bank of River Alaknanda, 3,133 m above the sea level. The temple has a small cupola of gilt bull and spire and is constructed in the form of a cone. The Badrinath Temple was built by saint philosopher Adi Guru Shankaracharya in 8th century.The temple is famous for its Badrinath idol sculpted in black stone, which is one metre high and depicts Lord Vishnu seated in meditative pose. Apart from this, the temple has 15 idols of various Hindu gods. 

     

    Tapt Kund - The temperature of the water of Kund is 45° Celsius and there are number of hot water springs on the banks of Alaknanda River. 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.

     

    Brahma Kapal - It is believed that Lord Brahma resides in Brahma Kapal Ghat. It is also believed that the head of Brahma had fallen off at this place. Travellers visiting Brahma Kapal can also visit Mata Murthy Temple, Sheshnetra Temple and Charanpaduka Temple which are situated nearby. 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.

     

    Vasudhara Falls - The water of this cascading falls flows down from the height of 400 ft and is situated at an altitude of 12,000 ft. It is believed that the water of Vasundhara Falls turns away from the visitors who are not pure at heart. From a distance, the water of the fall seems to be like milk flowing down the mountain. Vasundhara Falls is one of the famous tourist attractions, which lies in the Mana Village. These falls are surrounded by beautiful mountain peaks and are situated at a distance of 4 km from Badrinath. 

     

    Neelkanth - Neelkanth is the site where the sun casts its first ray. Tourists can also come across various Brahmakal at the foot of the Neelkanth Peak. Moreover, travellers can also cover 6 km of trekking route on this peak. Neelkanth, which is also known as the 'Garhwal Queen', is named after Lord Shiva. It is a snowy peak in the shape of a pyramid that forms the background of the Badrinath. The peak is situated at an average elevation of around 6,597 m above sea level.

     

    Bheem Pul - Bheem Pul is situated opposite to the Vyas Gufa in Mana Village. 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. It is believed that Bheem, one of the five Pandavas, threw a huge rock in order to make a path to join the two mountains so that Draupadi could easily walk over it.

     

    Mata Murti Temple - There is a popular belief that the goddess has power of granting Vairagya to those who meditate sincerely in her presence. The temple is visited for worshipping Mata Murti on Ashtami, Shukla Tritiya and Chaturdashi. Moreover, during the time of Mata Murti Ka Mela, the mother of Shri Badrinath is worshipped.Mata Murti Temple is situated at a distance of 3 km from Badrinath on the banks of River Alaknanda. This temple is dedicated to Mata Murti, the mother of two sons Narayana and Nara.

     

    Sheshnetra - It is also believed that the Sheshnetra guards the sacred temple of Lord Badrinath. This site is visited in order to explore the two lakes and River Alaknanda.Sheshnetra is one of the popular holy sites, which is situated at a distance of 1.5 km from Badrinath. This is a large stone which is marked with an eye of a legendary snake. It is said that Lord Vishnu took retreat on a gigantic snake named Ananta Shesha. This sacred site has the natural imprints on the rock.

     

    Narada Kund - It is believed that Narada Kund was named after Saint Narada Muni who wrote Narada Bhakti Sutra at this place. Narada Kund, a recess in the Alaknanda River, is covered by a rock, which prevents the flow of water. Narada Kund is visited to take a holy dip into the sacred water before visiting the temples.Narada Kund is one of religious spots in Badrinath after the Badrinath Temple, which is situated near the Tapt Kund. It is the place where the idol of Lord Vishnu was recovered by Adi Sankara.

     

    Satopanth - Travellers have to carry their stoves or cooked food from Badrinath as there is no provision of food at this site. Satopanth is a triangular lake with three corners spread within the circumference of about a kilometre. The Satopanth Lake is situated 4,402 m above the sea level and is 25 km from Badrinath. The lake is surrounded by snow covered peaks and is named after the Hindu gods Mahesh, Vishnu and Brahma. It is believed that these gods occupy one corner each of the Satopanth Lake.

     

    Surya Kund - Surya Kund is situated beside Tapt Kund. A holy dip is taken in the hot water springs of this kund. Narada Kund which is situated close to the Surya Kund is also visited, as it is the place where the idol of Vishnu was discovered.

     

    Charanpaduka - There are various caves and boulders on the path which lead to Charanpaduka. Charanpaduka is situated at a height of 3,380 ft and is located 3 km from the Badrinath Temple. Charanpaduka is a popular rock as it has the foot prints of Lord Vishnu. It is believe that the darshan of these footprints will retrieve them from aliments and other problems. In the Bhagwat Purana, it is said that Lord Krishna suggested his minister Uddhav to visit Badrinath with his Charanpaduka.

     

    Yogadhyan Badri - It is believed that the father of Pandavas, King Pandu meditated at this site so that Lord Vishnu cleanses him for his sin of killing two mating deer. The Pandavas were born in the same place and Pandu also died at this site. It is also believed that Pandu had installed an idol of Lord Vishnu in Yogadhyan Badri. This idol of Lord Vishnu is in a meditative posture and therefore it is also called as Yogadhyan Badri. Moreover, the idol is carved from Shaligram stone which imparts a beautiful look.  Yogadhyan Badri, also known as the Yoga Badri, is situated at a distance of 13 km from Badrinath and is located at Pandukeshwar near Govind Ghat. It is an ancient temple and is a home for Lord Vishnu.

     

    Alka Puri - Alka Puri is located in Chamoli District and is situated at a distance of 15 km from Badrinath. It is situated near the Mana Village and is believed to be home of Yakshas, Gandharvas and Kuber. Alka Puri is the place from where Alaknanda River originated from the Satopanth glacier and glacier snouts of Bhagirath-Kharak.

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