Badrinath Dham
badrinath dham

Badrinath Dham Overview

Name: Badrinath Dham

Altitude: ‎ 3,100 metres (10,170 feet)

Coordinates: 30.7448° N, 79.4910° E

District: Chamoli

Region:  Garhwal

State: Uttarakhand

Date built: 7th centuary

Creator: Adi Shankracharya

Temple Opens: The dates are announce on the occasion of Basant Panchami

Temple Closes: Bhai Dooj

Nearest Railway Station: Rishikesh, 295 Kms

Nearest Airport: Jolly Grant, Dehradun, 314 Kms.

Distance from Delhi to Badrinath: 532 km (approx.)

Distance from Rishikesh to Badrinath: 296 km (approx.)

Distance from Dehradun to Badrinath: 335 km (approx.

Best time to visit: April to June

Temperature in summers: 11°C – 29°C

Temperature in monsoon: 12°c – 27°c

Temperature in winters: 0°c – 15°c

Places to visit near The Badrinath Temple: Pandukeshwar, Yogadhyan Badri Temple, Mana Village, Tapta Kund, Neelkantha Peek, Charan Paduka, Mata Murti Temple, Narad Kund, Bheem Pul, Ganesh Cave, Brahma Kapal, Sheshnetra, Vyas Cave, Panch Dhara and Panch Shila, Vasudhara Falls, etc.

Badrinath Dham

Badrinath Dham is town of Chamoli District in Uttarakhand and famous for its religious importance and spirituality among Devotees. The town is situated at an elevation of 3,133 m (10,279 ft) above sea level. Badrinath Temple is a Hindu temple which is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and the temple is said to be most valued among all Dhams of Uttarakhand. Badrinath Temple is also a part of Chardham Yatra of India.

The name of Badrinath Temple could be seen in our old scriptures and findings from Vedic Era in India History.

Badrinath Dham is situated at the bank of Alaknanda River and sometimes also known as Badrinarayan Temple. Due to very harsh weather in winters the temple open for 6 months only from April to October. Devotees worship Badrinarayan who is said to be lord Vishnu’s one of incarnations. Inside the temple there is Lord Vishnu Statue of 1 meter height and it is also believed to be brought from Naradkund. There is Nar Mountain in front of the temple and on the back side Neelkantha peek. Just below the temple there is a Kund which is called Tapt kund due to warm water throughout the year.

The Routes:

Badrinath Dham Route from Ranikhet

Distance: 258 Kms.

Route Directions:

  1. Head east on NH109 towards Khari Bazaar (4.6 Km)

Pass by Atul Kumar Anoop Kumar Jewellers (on the left)

  1. Turn left onto Ranikhet-Dwarahat Rd/Ranikhet – Dwarhat – Kausani Rd (11.4 Km)

Continue to follow Ranikhet – Dwarhat – Kausani Rd

Pass by Gayatri Restaurant (on the left in 4.3 km)

  1. Turn right onto Ranikhet-Dwarahat Rd/Ranikhet – Dwarhat – Kausani Rd (1.3 Km.)

Continue to follow Ranikhet – Dwarhat – Kausani Rd

Pass by the bridge (on the right in 500 m)

  1. Continue onto Ranikhet-Dwarahat Raod (15.7 Km.)

Pass by Belwal Electronics (on the left in 5.1 km)

  1. Turn right at Chitra Moter Mechanic onto NH109 (98.2 Km.)

Pass by Inden GAS Agency (on the left)

  1. Continue straight onto Karanprayag Main Bazar Rd (0.8 Km.)

Pass by Chandani Photo Center Simli Road Karanprayag (on the left in 750 m)

  1. Turn right at Janta Hotel and Restaurant onto New Pindar Bridge (0.2 Km.)
  2. Turn right at Uma Palace onto NH 7 (80 Km.)

Pass by Shri Sai Traders ,Aquaguard (on the left in 450 m)

  1. Turn Left (2.0 Km.)
  2. Turn right (0.8 Km.)
  3. Sharp left onto NH 7 (25.3 Km.)

Pass by Rameshwar Guest House (on the right in 17.0 km)

  1. Turn right to stay on NH 7 (14.5 Km.)

Destination will be on the left

 

Badrinath Dham Route from Kotdwar

Distance: 322 Km via via NH534 and NH 7

Route:

Kotdwara>>Gumkhal>>Satpuli>>Nishnee>>Pauri>>Srinagar>>Guachar>>Karanprayag>>Nandprayag>>Gopeshwar>>Chamoli>>Pipalkoti>>Dwing>>Joshimath>>Govind Ghat>>Badrinath Temple

Hotels in Badrinath

NameCost Per NightDistance from the TempleAddressContact NumberBooking Link
New Hotel Snow CrestNot Available950 mtr.Main Road Badrinath Dham, Uttarakhand098730 82465Call to Book
Sarovar Portico BadrinathNot Available1 km.Plot No. 834, Chamoli District, Badrinath093103 33317Book Now
Narayan Palace HotelNot Available850 mtr.Near Bus Stand Badrinath07738690804Book Now
Hotel DwarikeshNot Available900

mtr.

Plot No. 536 – 537 Near Bus Stand, Narayan Palace Rd, Badrinath094104 65300Call to Book
Vaikunth Dham LodgeNot Available1.1 km.NH-58, Opp. Badrinath Bus Depot, Badrinath082852 24004Call to Book
GMVN Tourist Rest House DevlokNot Available450 mtr.NH 58, Badrinath, Uttarakhand01381 222 212Call to Book

 

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