Joshimath Travel Information

Every so often in the Garhwal Himalayas, tales from the Mahabharata spring magically to life. Yogdhyan Badri, 1,920 mts. is located at Pandukeshwar, named after the Pandva's King. It is said that the Pandavas, victorious after their battle against the Kauravas, but emotionally scarred, came to the Himalayas. And it was here that they handed over their capital, Hastinapur, to Raja Parikshit and took up penance before seeking out the highway to heaven. The importance of the Badri is immence and the sanctum has an image of the lord in a meditative posture.

How to get There :

Air :
Nearest airport is Jolly Grant, Dehradun

Rail :
The nearest railhead, Rishikesh is 277 kms.

Road :
Yogdhayan Badri is located Just 23 kms. short of Badrinath on a motorable road from Rishikesh, regular buses and taxis ply on the routed.

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