Badrinath : Overview
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Area Size : 1.2 Sq. Km.
Population : 841 Millions.
Popular Languages : Hindi, Garhwali and English
Badrinath is a Hindu holy town and a nagar panchayat in Chamoli district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. It is the most important of the four sites in India's Char Dham pilgrimage.
Visitors to the Badrinath shrine are invited between the months of April and May. The temple denies any access during winters in the third week of November.
By Air: Jolly Grant Airport at Dehradun, 317 km from Badrinath is the nearest airport.
By Rail: Rishikesh Railway Station at 300 km away from Badrinath is nearest railhead. Haridwar and Kotdwar are other near by railway stations.
By Road: Badrinath is approximately 300 km from Rishikesh, the nearest railhead.