Weekend Trip to Badrinath , Uttarakhand
- Falls and Char Dham
Winter -1 to -18°C
Distance / Traveling Time
From Delhi: 491 kilometers / 9 h ,35 m
Best Time To Visit
Snuggled between two famous mountain ranges, Nar and Narayan, Badrinath is situated in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. It is one of the most sought after destinations in India and a part of the famous Char Dham pilgrimage in Uttarakhand. The massive Neelkanth mountain peak serves as a scenic backdrop for Badrinath. The term ‘Badrinath’ means ‘the place where berries grow in abundance’. Legend has it that two sages, Nar and Narayan, performed severe penance to please Lord Shiva. Famous for the holy shrine of Lord Badri, this holy abode of Lord Vishnu is visited by people for its omnipresent spirituality and beauty.
How to Reach Badrinath
Rishikesh train station is the nearest railway station to Badrinath. It is well-connected to New Delhi.
Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun is the closest airport to Badrinath. It is around 326 kilometers away from Badrinath. Jollygrant Airport is well-connected to New Delhi International Airport. You’ll have to taxi cabs from Dehradun airport to Badrinath.
There are many public and private bus services from New Delhi, Rishikesh and Haridwar. Special deluxe buses are also available between Badrinath and these places.