Located in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand state of India, Badrinath is a small holy town and one of the popular pilgrimage center of Hindus. It is the most significant among the four sites of the famous Char Dham yatra of India. The town is named after its famous and sacred temple of Badrinath. On your Badrinath vacation, you may come across several legends related to this important destination. With Badrinath holiday packages, go for an essential pilgrimage tour.
Mid-March - end June
June - end September
Annual rainfall -250 cm
Late November To Mid-February
Badrinath Temple is the main appeal of the town, which is about 50 feet high with a small cupola on top, covered with a gold gilt roof. The main deity of the temple is Lord Vishnu. The front of the temple is built using stone and features arched windows. Architecture of the temple is similar to a Buddhist Vihar featuring vibrantly painted façade. Located on the bank of Alaknanda River, the temple also boasts of intricate carvings.
Tapt Kund is a hot and holy water spring in the middle of snowy peaks of Himalayas. The temperature of pond water is 45°C and devotees take a holy bath here before entering into the temple. The place enjoys breathtaking view of nature that makes everyone think about the stunning beauty of surroundings. With a dip in the hot spring, one revitalizes himself and gets energy.
Brahma Kapal is a place where Hindus performs some rituals to please the spirit of their ancestors.
Positioned above the Badrinath Temple an altitude of 6560 meters above the sea level, Neelkanth Peak is the first place where sun radiates its rays. The peak is named after Lord Shiva, which is in pyramidal shape snowy peak.