The national capital New Delhi is located 200 miles (322 kilometers) southwest of Badrinath, while Jaipur is 350 miles (563 kilometers) to the southwest.
An iconic religious building, one of the more popular of the many historic sites here, is the Badrinath Temple. Visit this heritage site to discover its past and then take your time to study its design.
Hikers will be pleased to learn that the local area also has several larger nature reserves where you can go to see picturesque surrounds and local native species. To explore one of the most visited nature parks, drive to Nanda Devi National Park.
When Mother Nature beckons, visit Hemkund, a place where visitors can escape the crowds. Keen gardeners enjoy this peaceful space for the relaxed atmosphere and pretty botanical displays.