About Badrinath Holidays - Badrinath or Badri Vishal is one of the most important places of Vishnu worship in India. Badrinath Dham or Badri Vishal is also a part of the all India Char Dham Yatra along with Jagannath Temple (Puri), Dwarkadhish Temple (Dwarka), and Rameswaram (Tamil Nadu). Atlas Travel presents you with the opportunity to book an exclusive and bestselling set of Badrinath packages.
Badrinath tour packages are now more comfortable and interesting than ever at Atlas Travel with the help of expert travel advisors and managers. Going to the holy Badri Kshetra and offering prayer in the ancient temple of Badrinath, has been a dream for many. Ever since its establishment in the 8th century by Adi Shankaracharya, scores of Hindu pilgrims have made their way to Badri Vishal and even to this day, Badrinath Yatra Packages are bestselling.
Popular Badrinath Tour Package
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Badrinath Yatra from Delhi
5 Nights / 6 Days
Badrinath Yatra by Helicopter 2022
Do Dham Yatra by Helicopter
Do Dham Yatra by Road
6 Nights / 7 Days
About Badrinath Dham
There are several mythological accounts and folklore around who should be credited with the building of the temple first.
From Lord Vishnu tricking Shiva out of the abode where the temple stands now to the sage twins Nar and Narayan choosing the spot for their meditation, the place holds a lot of relevance and importance in the life of every Hindu devotee.
Located in the district of Chamoli and on the bank of the holy river of Alaknanda against the backdrop of Nar and Narayan Mountains, Badrinath is a hotspot for religion and spirituality.
Surrounded by several places of tourist interest, a holiday in Badrinath is wholesome, fun, and deeply spiritual.
A Badrinath Tour Package by Atlas Travel will ensure an immersive and memorable experience for you and your loved ones.
Best Time to Visit Badrinath
It is a very smart idea to first check out the weather of Badrinath or anywhere on earth before heading out or planning your vacation. Badrinath is located at an elevation of 10,800 feet above sea level and susceptible to some unexpected weather changes.
The best time to visit Badrinath is during summertime in the months of May to June. Although it's summer, the temperature still varies from 8 to 22 Degrees Celsius so be sure to pack your winter woolen clothes.
Avoid traveling or planning a trip to Badrinath during the monsoon season in the months of July to September. This is because the mountains become unpredictable and more prone to floods and landslides around this time.
If winter is not a problem, then from October to November you can also avail Atlas Travel special helicopter tour package for more comfort and ease of access.
How to Visit Badrinath from Delhi
Delhi is connected to Badrinath in a number of ways via roadways and railways. Here is how getting to Badrinath is now easier than ever, especially with Atlas Travel.
By Road: From Delhi, Badrinath Dham is located at a distance of 552 kms away and it takes over 14 hours to reach. If you pick a Badrinath tour package from Bangalore, Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai the first stop will be the gateway to Char Dham of Rishikesh or Haridwar.
The next destination by road will be Joshimath which is 8 to 10 hours away from the holy town. There are buses, taxis, and cabs available connecting Delhi to Joshimath and Badrinath directly.
A Delhi to Badrinath tour package by car from Atlas Travel will be the only thing you need for a family trip to Badrinath.
By Train: The nearest railway station to Badrinath is in Rishikesh and there are many trains that run from Delhi to Rishikesh on a regular basis. It is almost 300 kms away from the temple of Badrinath but there are many cabs and taxis available outside the station.
From Delhi, the train journey takes from 8 to 10 hours depending on the train that you are picking. The IRCTC Badrinath tour package for Badrinath tour by Atlas Travel is a cost-effective and budget-friendly way of exploring this holy town.
By Helicopter: Atlas Travel is here to make your Badrinath trip better and more comfortable than ever. The Badrinath Yatra package for helicopters will take you on a quick and comfortable trip to Badrinath.
The trip starts off from the Sahastradhara Helipad in Dehradun and takes about 45 minutes of a helicopter trip to reach the Badrinath Helipad. The helipad is located just 1 km away from the main temple entrance.
People also choose to pair up Badrinath with a Kedarnath visit by booking the Badrinath Kedarnath tour package by helicopter.
By Flight - There are no direct airports in or around Badrinath. The closest airport is the jolly grant airport in Dehradun. From Delhi, you can book your flight ticket for Dehradun and within 1.5 hours you will be in Dehradun.
This is the best choice for people who are traveling from far away and have a limited number of holidays. Pilgrims have the choice of booking a cab or a taxi service for Badrinath from the airport in Dehradun.
Opening and Closing Dates of Badrinath
The dates for the opening and closing of Badrinath Dham are decided and announced according to the Hindu calendar during the holy eve of Basant Panchami by the head priest of the Badri Kedar temple committee.
These are the opening and closing dates for Badrinath
Badrinath Opening Date - 18 May 2022
Badrinath Closing Date - 10th November 2022
While the doors of Badrinath Dham opens up during the holy day of Akshay Tritiya it shuts down for the season after Diwali.
The idol of Badri Vishal is shifted from the main Badrinath Temple; it is shifted to another temple in the lower reaches so that the pilgrims are able to offer their prayer even during the off-season. This place is located in Narsingh Temple in Joshimath.
Places to Visit in Badrinath
Badrinath is blessed with immense natural beauty and scenic vistas visible from every corner, every step of the way, and every turn greet you with a serene calmness that stays with you throughout the duration of the trip.
A typical Badrinath family package from Atlas Travel will take you on a visit to some of the popular tourist spots in Badrinath like:
Mana Village - Located 3 kms away from the main temple of Badrinath, the village of Mana is famous for its location on the Indo-Tibetan border. It is also believed that the Pandav brothers are believed to have stayed there for a while on their journey to Heaven.
Bheem Pul - Just a couple of steps away from the temple of Badrinath is the iconic, huge natural bridge called Bheem Pul. It is believed that when the Pandavs had crossed the bridge, Draupadi was unable to do so.
Bheem being the strongest one picked up a piece of mountain rock and placed it in a way to create a bridge for her to cross easily.
Vasudhara Falls - Vasudhara is a must-visit for every adventure enthusiast. Located a couple of kms away from Badri Vishal, the waterfall offers a stunning view of the Badrinath valley from above.
Valley of Flowers - Valley of flowers or VOF is a UNESCO world heritage site situated at a distance of about 25 kms from Badrinath. Some people like to go there along with a trip to humankind sahib as well.
VOF is a must-visit to nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts.