Best Tourist Places to visit in Badrinath for religious Trip
Places to visit in Badrinath

Best Tourist Places to visit in Badrinath for religious Trip

Badrinath is one of the famous destinations in India and part of Chardham Yatra. Thousands of tourists visit here from all around the world to watching the Badrinath temple and sightseeing near this temple. There are various sacred temples and snow-capped mountains that make the place majestic. It is also known as the Mountain of Lord Shiva because Lord Shiva rested here. So, here is a list of Tourist Places to visit in Badrinath for religious Trips.

Tourist Places at Mountain of Lord Shiva – Badrinath

  • Alka Puri
  • Bheem pul
  • Badrinath Temple
  • Mata Murti temple
  • Famous caves in Badrinath
  • Vasudhara falls
  • Tapt Kund
  • Pandukeshwar
  • Sheshnetra 
  • Satopanth lake
  • Neelkanth

1. Alka Puri

Alka Puri
Alka Puri

The Alka Puri glacier melts to water and that water forms River Alaknanda. This is a glacier in Badrinath and has a religious significance in the country. There are various other mountains surrounding Alka Puri and the view from the mountain is mesmerizing.  

Visiting hours = 24 hours accessible 

Entry fee = Free

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2. Bheem pul

Bheem pul
Bheem pul

This is one of the most visited places in Badrinath and the view from the place is breath-taking. According to Hindu mythology, Bheem pul was discovered by Bheem who was one of Pandav brothers. It is believed that the natural stone bridge was formed when Bheem threw a stone between the mountains to cross the Saraswati River.     

Visiting hours = 24 hours open

Entry fee = Free 

Trip Duration = Around 1-2 Hour

3. Badrinath Temple

Badrinath Temple
Badrinath Temple

It is one of the most sacred temples in India and is situated near the Alaknanda River. Char Dham is a religious tour of India and Badrinath temple is one of those Char Dham religious places. The temple is situated at a height of 10,000 feet and in the surrounding, you will be seeing snow-capped mountains. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and inside the temple, there is a statue of Lord Vishnu. 

You should avoid visiting Badrinath Temple in the months from November to May. You can reach the temple by cab or helicopter, to reach the place you can hire a helicopter from Dehradun Airport. The helicopter can carry a maximum of 5 people and the charges of helicopter ride vary with travel agencies.    

The entry to the temple is free but if you want to conduct pooja in the temple then you will be charged some bucks. The price of pooja can range from INR500 – INR10.000.

Visiting hours = 4:00AM to 9:00AM & 1:00PM – 4:00PM 

Entry fee = INR 500 onwards for the pooja, Entry is free

Trip Duration = Around 2 hours 

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4. Mata Murti temple

Mata Murti temple
Mata Murti temple

This temple is one of the most sacred temples in Badrinath and dedicated to the mother of twin brothers. The twin brothers were Lord Badrinath and Nara. On the honor of Goddess, a festival is celebrated in the month of September. It is believed that doing pooja at the temple and worshipping Goddess can free you from suffering.  

Visit timings = 6:00AM – 8:00PM  

Charges = Free

Ideal Duration = Around 1 hour 

5. Vyas Gufa in Badrinath

Vyas Gufa in Badrinath
Vyas Gufa in Badrinath

The Vyas Gufa or Ganesh Gufa was named after Maharishi Vyas and Lord Ganesh. At this place, Lord Ganesh wrote Mahabharata with his tooth and the Maharishi was narrating Mahabharat to Lord Ganesh. At the roof of Gufa, you can see pages of script. One of the best things you can do at this place is Photography.  

Visiting Timings = Open all-day 

Entry fee = Free

Trip Duration = Around 1-2 Hours 

6. Vasudhara falls

Vasudhara falls
Vasudhara falls

This fall is a 400 ft waterfall and is also known for resting place of Pandavas. You can take bath in waterfall water in the pool that forms at base. According to legends, dip in Vasundhara falls water can cure several ailments.     

Visiting hours = 8:00AM – 5:00PM

Entry Fee = Free 

Trip Duration = Around 1-2 Hours

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7. Tapt Kund

Tapt Kund
Tapt Kund

This is situated near the Alaknanda river and it is a natural hot water spring. It is believed that Tapt Kund was home to Lord Agni. Tourists visit here to take bath in Tapt Kund, and they claim that the water can cure several ailments as the hot water of Tapt Kund has medicinal properties. Visiting Tapt Kund is one of the best places to visit in Badrinath, Uttarakhand.        

Visiting hours = 8:00AM – 7:00PM

Trip Duration = Around 1 Hour 

8. Pandukeshwar

Pandukeshwar
Pandukeshwar

This is one of the most sacred temples in India and is an ideal place for worship. The temple is situated at a height of 6000 feet, that makes the surrounding of the temple is mesmerizing and an ideal place for photography. It is believed that Pandava’s father worshipped Lord Shiva here. The natural beauty of the temple and the surrounding atmosphere make Pandukeshwar the best place to visit in Badrinath.     

Visiting hours = 24 hours open

Trip Duration = Around 1-2 hours

Entry Fee = Free

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9. Satopanth lake

Satopanth lake
Satopanth lake

This lake is a crystal-clear lake and due to green landscapes, the water appears green. The lake is in between snow-capped mountains and situated at an elevation of 4600 meters. For an adventure, you can do trekking at Satopanth lake. The trek starts from Lakshmi Van and ends at Chakratirtha. The trek is around km and can take the time of up to 6 hours. 

Visiting hours = 10:00AM – 4:00PM

Trip Duration = Around 1 hour

Entry Fee = INR10

10. Neelkanth

Neelkanth
Neelkanth

This is a religious peak situated at a height of 6500 meters near the Alaknanda River. The place is famous all over India for its beauty and mountain climbing. For mountain climbing you can contact the Mountaineering Foundation, the committee members will tell you about the charges and requirements. 

The trek to Neelkanth starts from Charanpaduka and through the trekking trail you can see footprints of Lord Vishnu on a rock. The trek lasts about 4-5 hours and you will be climbing about a height of 4000 meters. Do have a medical check-up before trekking also carry thick warm clothes because you will be experiencing extreme cold.    

Visiting hours = 24*7

Best time to visit = May to October

Charges = Entry is free but trekking charges may vary

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Frequently Asked Questions?

Q. How to reach Badrinath?

A. The nearest airport from Badrinath is Dehradun Airport that is around 148 km you can book Helicopter from Dehradun Airport. You can also book taxis and bus form the Dehradun there are regular services are available all around the city.

Q. What type of food is available in Badrinath?

A. Food choices are limited in Badrinath, there are several stalls and food shops that sell Indian and Chinese food items. Near famous tourist destinations, you may find brand outlets.
Famous Restaurants – Brahmi Kamal, Saket Restaurant

Q. Best time to visit Badrinath?

A. The best time to visit Badrinath is in the summer season between May – June. Badrinath receives snowfall almost throughout the year, so visit the place during summer and monsoon season.

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