Badrinath is one of the four dhams (Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri) of North India, situated at a distance of 46 km from Joshimath and around 30 km from Govindghat. Badrinath is one of the important pilgrim centers of India. It was named after its holy temple Badrinath. Badrinath is situated in the Garhwal hills at an altitude of just above 11,000 feet.
is a main attraction of town and attracts millions of tourist every year. Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It is easily accessible by road as there is no trek to get the main abode.
is referred as a last village of India on this side of Indo-China border, situated at a distance of 4 km from Badrinath. It is believed to say that in Mahabharata, Pandavas are believed to have ended their lives by ascending peaks called ĎAscent to Heavení through Mana village. There is a cave in Mana, where saint Vyasa is said to have written Mahabharata.