1 Mana Village –
Mana town is perhaps the best fascination close to Badrinath and is otherwise called the last Indian town which is arranged on the Tibeto-Chinese boundary.
Arranged at a height of 10,000 feet above ocean level on the banks of the Saraswati River, it is known for its loftiness encircled by the brilliant Himalayan mountain ranges.
Mana town is possessed by Indo-Mongolian clans known as Bhotia. The town has around 180 houses and a populace of around 600.
Individuals of the town are socially connected with the exercises of the Badrinath Temple and the yearly fair of Math Murti.
They play out a yearly conventional service by offering choli to the god on the end day of the sanctuary.
Whenever Badrinath sanctuary resumes in April/May, they come and remain here for quite a long time to keep alive the way of life and customs of their clan.
Until the end of the year, he lives in Chamoli. Mana town, 3 km from Badrinath is a fascinating spot where you can see minimalistic homes and workmanship shops as you drive up the slopes.
2 Pandukeshwar –
Arranged at an elevation of 6000 feet, Pandukeshwar is a sacred journey site for Hindus.
It is accepted that here King Pandu, the dad of the five Pandavas, implored Lord Shiva.
The Vasudev sanctuary at Pandukeshwar is said to have been worked by the Pandavas.
The hypnotizing eminence of the district draws in nature sweethearts from all over.
Pandukeshwar is a heavenly spot arranged at a height of 1829 meters while heading to Badrinath sanctuary.
Pandukeshwar has two well known sanctuaries: the Yoga Dhyan Badri Temple, one of the seven Badris, and the other is the Lord Vasudeva Temple.
Yoga Dhyana Badri Temple is home to the celebration symbol in winter when the Badrinath Temple is shut.
3 Vasudhara Falls –
Vasudhara Falls is encircled by delightful mountain tops. The water of this spring streams down from a level of 400 feet and is arranged at an elevation of 12,000 feet.
The falls are viewed as a spooky site. There is a legend behind this cascade that the water of Vasudhara Falls moves away from the travelers who are not of a good nature. From a far distance, the harvest time water seems to be milk streaming down a mountain.
This cascade looks staggering during the post-rainstorm season with rich vegetation and delightful mountains all around.
Walk to June is the best chance to visit this cascade. It is accepted that the time of Badrinath begins in April/May, so the best season to visit this spot is between May and June.
To arrive at this cascade, vacationers need to cover a distance of 6 km from Mana town.
The journey from Mana to Vasudhara requires around two hours. Strolling the initial 2-3 km is nearly simple.
Yet, in the wake of going through the Saraswati sanctuary, the journey turns out to be undeniably challenging as the way turns out to be extremely challenging. The perspectives on the Vasudhara stream valley during this trip are extremely beautiful.
Cleaning up under the falling water is exceptionally invigorating and exciting. Mountains like Chaukhamba, Neelkanth, and Balkun should be visible from here.
4 Vishnuprayag –
Vishnuprayag, found 32 km from Badrinath, is one of the Panch Prayag of the Alaknanda River and is arranged at the conversion of the Alaknanda River and the Dhauliganga River in the Chamoli locale of Uttarakhand.
The Alaknanda River, which starts from the eastern slants of the glacial mass districts of Chaukhamba, joins the Saraswati River close to Mana and afterward streams before the Badrinath Temple.
After this, it joins the Dhauli Ganga waterway, which starts from the Niti Pass and structures Vishnuprayag.
This stretch of stream Alaknanda is called Vishnu Ganga. Vishnuprayag is the first of the Panch Prayag, the other four are Nandprayag, Karnprayag, Rudraprayag and Devprayag.
Arranged at a height of 1,372 meters, Vishnuprayag is named after Lord Vishnu who appeared to the sage Narada at this spot.
A Vishnu sanctuary is arranged close to the Sangam which traces all the way back to the nineteenth hundred years and is credited to the Maharani of Indore – Ahilyabai.
From this sanctuary, a flight of stairs prompts the Sangam Sthal. The vast majority of the explorers take a dunk in the close by Vishnu Kund prior to entering the sanctuary.
Due to the solid current in Vishnuprayag, taking a dunk in the Sangam is taboo.
5 Joshimath –
Joshimath, otherwise called Jyotirmath, a good ways off of 42 km from Badrinath, is a town and a civil board in the Chamoli region of Uttarakhand.
It is arranged at an elevation of 6150 feet in the snow-covered Himalayan ranges simply over the Dhauliganga and Alaknanda mountains. It is likewise the doorway to numerous Himalayan endeavors, traveling trails, setting up camp, and journey focuses.
Joshimath is one of the four mathas laid out by Adi Guru Sri Shankaracharya in the eighth 100 years.
Joshimath is a significant journey community with numerous sanctuaries and strict spots. Narasimha Temple and Bhavishya Badri Temple are significant sanctuaries situated in Joshimath.
Narasimha Temple is an old sanctuary of Lord Vishnu and the primary sanctuary of Joshimath. It houses the icon of Lord Narasimha, which is accepted to have been established by Shankaracharya.
As indicated by neighborhood conviction, the right hand of this symbol has become as meager as a hair.
At the point when it breaks, the Jai-Vijay mountains will join and become one and Lord Badrinath will vanish from the current sanctuary and return as dark stone at another spot called Bhavishya Badri, found 10 km from Joshimath.
Whenever the Badrinath sanctuary is shut during winters consistently, a symbol of Lord Badri is brought to the Narasimha sanctuary and loved for a considerable length of time.
Joshimath is likewise home to the most established tree in India, the Kalpavriksha, which is around 1200 years of age.