Badrinath is among the four holy Dhams in India. Other three Dhams are Yamunotri, Gangotri and Kedarnath specified here in the respective order of visit. Badrinath tour however is the last but important destination to be visited out of the Char Dhams. Situated in Garhwal Himalayas in Uttarakhand, the holy shrine of Badrinath is standing at a height of 3415 meters above sea level. Shri Badrinath Yatra holds a lot of spiritual importance in Hindu religion. It is also adored by all tourists who love adventurous and mountainous trips.

Badrinath is the house of Lord Vishnu and was reconstructed to prominence by Adi Shankaracharya in the 18th century AD.Badrinath Dham is the oldest and most honored places by Hindus. The shrine of Lord Vishnu is also named as Vishal Badri, which is one of the five Badris. Other four Badris are Bhavishya Badri, Yogdhyan Badri, Bridha Badri and Adi badri.

The shrine of Shri Badrinath Dham is divided into three segments, namely 'Garbha Griha', 'Darshan Mandap' and 'Sabha Mandap.' Total idols in the temple are fifteen in number. The idol of Lord Badri or Vishnu is created with Black stone, which prominently catches attention of all pilgrims.

Apt Time to Visit the Shrine

The opening and closing date of Badrinath Temple is decided by the Raj Purohit on Basant Panchami and Vijaydashmi respectively. However, the months between April and September are considered to be apt for a visit to this temple to wash away sins and get freedom from incarnation.

Stay at Badrinath

Due to huge number of visitors coming to pay tribute to the holy shrine of Badrinath, hotels and resorts here are regularly updated to offer a comfortable stay to pilgrims. Moreover, the hotels are extremely cozy with all amenities at the service of guests. You’ll in fact get whatever you ask for within the Badrinath resorts.

Tapt Kund is another holy destination in Badrinath. Devotees take a dip in this holy water before performing prayers at Badrinath ji. It is also believed that a dip in the hot natural water springs located here have a lot of medicinal properties and can cure several illnesses.

Other popular destinations to be visited on Badrinath Yatra include Hemkund Sahib, Neelkanth, Mata Murti Temple, and so on.

It is advised to plan a well researched Badrinath tour to get most suitable Shri Badrinath yatra package. For this, search on various websites offering tour to this religious spot.

So get aboard for your lifetime journey to obtain blessings of Lord Vishnu at Badrinath. Let the tranquility of the region mesmerize your heart and soul.

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The name Chardham itself means- four homes. Of course the sites are the holy abodes of the famous Hindu idols which are being worshipped by Hindus and have great belief in them. Therefore, the Chardham Yatra includes visit to Yamunotri, Gangotri, Badrinath and Kedarnath temple. For more information about Chardham Yatra Packages log on to