Badrinath

Badrinath is a very famous temple in Uttarakhand it is Located in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand in northern India. The most attraction  of Badrinath Dham is the one meter tall statue of Vishnu in the form of Lord Badrinarayan which is cast in black “Shaligram” stone. The Himalayan town occupies a place on the banks of the River Alaknanda and is located at an altitude of 3,133 m above sea level. Badrinath shrine is dedicated to Lord Vishnu, considered to be the preserve of the universe in the Hindu mythology. There are no historical records as such in the temple origins back to Vedic Period. The structure was restored in the 19th century by the royal houses of Scindia & Holkar. The temple complex at Badrinath 15 idols, wonderfully carved out of black stone.

Kapat Opening Month: April – May
Kapat Closing Month: October – November
Temple Timings: 6.30 am to 8 am and 4 pm to 9 pm
District: Chamoli
Languages: Hindi, Garhwali
Famous For/ as: Pilgrim, Trekking
Best Season: April to November.
Altitude: 3,300 m
STD Code: 01381
Pin Code: 246422
Textile/ Cloth : Light woolen clothing in summer, heavy woolen clothing in winter.
Train : Nearest railway station Rishikesh.\n
Road : Shree Badrinath Dham is approximately 295 km from Rishikesh and can be reached by vehicles by road.
Nearest Airport : Jolly Grant, 18 km from Rishikesh.
From Dehradun to Shree Badrinath, direct heli services are available.

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