Badrinath Package, Badrinath Temple, Badrinath Travel Guide
The revered shrine of Badrinath temple, a part of the Chardham of Uttarakhand (Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath) as well as the Chardham of India (Badrinath, Jagannath Puri, Rameshwaram and Dwarkapuri), is situated between the Nar and Narayan peaks on the banks of Alaknanda. It is the largest and the most revered among the Panch Badri. It is believed that Adi Guru Shankaracharya built the four pilgrimages in four corners of the country, today known and the Chardham of India, in the 8th century to revive the lost prestige of Hinduism and unite the country in one bond.
Badri refers to a berry that used to grow in abundance in the area where Badrinath is situated today and Nath refers to lord Vishnu. According the Hindu legends Lord Vishnu did a long penance in the area and Godess Lakshmi took the form of blue berries to protect him in the harsh climate. Every year the temple of Badrinath is open between the months or April and November. The opening date is Basant Pachami and the closure is done on Vijaydashmi by the Mandir Committee. During the winters the Utsav Murti (the idol used for public functions) of Lord Badrinath is placed and worshipped at the Narsimha Temple at Joshimath. The other four subsidiary Badris known as Panch Badri are Bhavishya Badri, Yogdhyan Badri, Adi Badri and Bridha Badri. There are many festivals and functions that are held at the temple of Badrinath. The major festivals include Badri Kedar Utsav, Krishna Janmashtmi and Mata Murti ka Mela.
2020 Badrinath Package - Badrinath Package from Delhi (5 Nights / 6 Days)
Chardham Yatra 2020 Package (5 Nights / 6 Days)
Day 01: Delhi - Haridwar. (230Kms / 6-7Hrs drive)
Morning start your journey and transfer to Haridwar.
Evening visit "Ganga Ceremony" at Har Ki Pauri.
Overnight at Haridwar.
Day 2 : Haridwar - Rudraprayag/Pipalkoti (165 /195 Kms drive)
Morning after breakfast drive for Rudraparayg/Pipalkoti.
Inrout visit Satya Narayan Temple, Devprayag.
Overnight stay at Rudraprayag/ Pipalkoti.
Day 03: Rudraprayag/Pipalkoti - Badrinath (165/130 Kms / 4-5 Hrs drive)
Morning after breakfast, drive through beautiful forest to Badrinath.
Visit Auli at your own Expanse.
Evening visit Badrinath Temple.
Overnight stay at Badrinath.
Day 04: Badrinath - Rudraprayag/ Srinagar/Devprayag (165Kms / 4-5 Hrs drive)
Morning after breakfast visit Mana Village, Vyas Gufa, Charanpaduka, Bhimkund and the "Mukh" of the Saraswati River.
Visit on the way Narsingh temple and Shankracharaya Math in Joshimath.
Visit on the way places like Karnprayag, Nandprayag, Vishnuprayag.
Overnight stay at Rudraprayag.
Day 05: Rudraprayag/Srinagar/Devprayag - Haridwar (165 Kms / 5-6 Hrs drive)
Morning after breakfast drive for Haridwar.
Visit on the way places like Vasistha Gufa and Laxman Jhula, Ram Jhula in Rishikesh.
Overnight at Hardwar.
Day 06: Haridwar - Delhi (230 Kms / 6-7 Hrs drive)
Morning after breakfast visit Daksh Temple, Shri Yantra Temple, Maya Devi Temple.
Later drive towards Delhi.
Evening dropping at Delhi.
Activities in Badrinath
Badrinath is also a gateway for the view of breathtaking mountain ventures adjacent to the like Neelkanth. From Badrinath you can begin your trek to different beautiful destinations like Satopanth, Mana Pass and Charanpaduka Trek.
TThe Village of Mana, which is only 4 km from Badrinath, also called last village on the Indian side of the India and China Border. One can hike without respite to the city of Mana to explore the way of life and traditions of the place. There is also a cave, Vyas Gufa, which is believed that Maharshi Vyas composed the epic sculpture of Mahabharat.
Located on the banks of the Alaknanda, Tapt Kund, the natural hot springs attracts many devotees and has medicinal property as it cures skin diseases when taking a dip bath. In addition to this, some of Badrinath's most famous tourist destinations are Brahma Kapal, Neelkanth Parvat, Mata Murti Temple, Charan paduka, Narad Kund, Mana, Bheem Pul, Vyas Cave, Ganesha Cave, Shesh netra, Panch Dhara and Panch Shila.
Places to visit in Badrinath
Panch Dhara is a group of fiver water sources that comes the mountain near the Badrinath Temple.
Panch Shila is five holy stones dedicated to Garud, Nar, Narsingh, Varah and Markandeya.
Tips for Badrinath Dham Yatra