How to Reach Badrinath

Badrinath Location

Badrinath one of the holiest shrines in Hindu religion is located in the Chamoli District of Uttarakhand. Badrinath Dham looms at an elevation of 11204 feet on the bank of Alaknanda River.

How to Reach Badrinath

By Air

Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest airport to Badrinath, about 317 km from Badrinath.

By Helicopter-Now pilgrims can enjoy the Helicopter services from Dehradun to Badrinath. The helicopter journey is hardly around 100 km.

By Train

The nearest railway stations to Badrinath are at Rishikesh (297km), Haridwar (324 km) and Kotdwar (327km). Rishikesh railway station is not much connected by fast trains. Haridwar railway station is much developed and well connected with New Delhi, Mumbai, Amritsar, Lucknow and Ahmedabad.

By Bus

Badrinath is well connected with major destinations of Uttarakhand by motorable roads. Regular buses operate to Badrinath from Rishikesh, Haridwar and Delhi. Taxis and buses are available from main destinations of Uttarakhand like Haridwar, Dehradun, Pauri, Rishikesh, Ukimath, Karnaprayag, Chamoli etc.

Note – The road is narrow after Joshimath. So, after dawn travel is not allowed. One can spend the night in Chamoli, Rudraprayag or Joshimath and can next day early in the morning travel to Badrinath.

Best Time to Visit Badrinath

Road Route Map to Badrinath

Route 1 : HARIDWAR/RISHIKESH TO BADARINATH (324 km), RISHIKESH TO BADARINATH (298 km)

Haridwar → (24 km) Rishikeh → (71 km) Deoprayag → (30 km) Kirtinagar → (4 kkm) Shrinagar → (34 km) Rudraprayag → (20 km) Gauchar → (12 km) Karnaprayag → (20 km) Nandaprayag → (11 km) Chamoli → (8 km) Birahi → (9 km) Pipalkoti → (5 km) Garur Ganga → (15 km) Helang → (14 km) Joshinath → (13 km) Vishnuprayag → (8 km) Govindghat → (3 km) Pandukeshwar → (10 km) Hanumanchatti → (11 km) Shri Badarinathji.

Route 2 : KEDARNATH TO BADARINATH via Chopta (229 km)

Via Guptakshi → Ukhimath → Chopta → Gopeshwar → Chamoli → Pipalkoti
Kedarnath to Kund (53 km route is same as given in the Route 1D chart) → (6km) Ukhimath → (22 km) Dogalbhitta → (7 km) Chopta → (27 km) Mandal → (8 km) Gopeshwar → (10 km) Chamoli → from Chamoli to Badarinathji (96 km)

Route 3 : KEDARNATH TO BADARINATH (247 km)

Kedarnath → (14 km trek) Gaurikund → (5 km) Sonprayag → (4 km) Rampur → (9 km) Phata → (14 km) Guptkashi → (7 km) Kund → (19 km) Agastyamuni → (8 km) Tilwara → (8 km) Rudraprayag → (20 km) Gauchar → (12 km) Karnaprayag (20 km) Nandprayag → (11 km) Chamoli → (8 km) Birahi → (9km) Pipalkoti → (5 km) Garur Ganga → (15 km) Helang (14 km) Joshimath → (13 km) Vishnuprayag → (8 km) Govindghat → (3 km) Pandukeshwar → (10 km) Hanumanchatti → (11 km) Shri Badarinath.

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Char Dham are the names of four pilgrimage places in Uttarakhand, India that are widely revered by most of the “Hindus”. The Char Dham of Uttarkhand are: Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri.