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Road Map From Delhi to Badrinath

Road Map From Delhi to Badrinath
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Are you planning to travel from Delhi to Badrinath? Well you should be acquainted to the town, its historic relevance and other trivial information. Badrinath is holy town. It is situated Garhwal hills of the Chamoli district in Uttarkhand. There are several shrines. This is the most famous of the pilgrimage of Char Dham. The Alaknanda river flows by the town. The height of this pilgrim location is 3133 metres. This place gained the importance as a pilgrimage in the ninth century during the time of Adi Sankaracharya. Approximately, 600,000 pilgrims visit this place per year. This is a sacred site for the Vaishavites.

Shri Badrinath Temple



The Shri Badrinath temple has seen many renovations. This had been carried out because the damages caused to it by the avalances. The current temple had been built by the king of Garhwal only a century ago. The mighty Nar and the Narayan Parbat entice the temple and adds further divinity to its ambience. The tank of hot water or the Tapt Kund is a boon given by mother nature to the pilgrims who visit Badrinath.

The other hot water tanks in the adjoining areas are the Narad Kund and the Surya Kund. The shrine of Lord Badri-vishal is constructed out Black Shaligram, and is seated in a serious meditative posture. The image of the lord is seen in Padmasan pose, and has four arms. The temple building is divided into three different parts. The lord has been seated at the innermost area called the Garvagriha. A canopy was covered with gold sheets. This was offered to the Lord of the temple by Queen Ahilyabai.

The god is worshiped in this temple by Brahmins from Kerala. The devotees usually bathe in the Tapt Kund prior to having Darshan of the lord. This holy dip purifies their mind and body, and it is believed that thus the blessing of the lord is better gained.

Trains from Delhi to Badrinath



There is no railway station in Badrinath. The nearest railway stations are Kathgodam (KGM), Kotdwara (KTW) and Haridwar Jn (HW). These three railway stations are connected to Delhi: Trains from Delhi to Kotdwara: Train from Delhi to Kotswara departs from only one station in Delhi. The 'Garhwal Express' departs from Delhi at 6.50 am and arrives at Kotdwara at 2.20 pm. The duration of the journey is around 7 hours and 30 minutes. The train leaves from Delhi to Kotdwara on all the days of the week.

Trains from Delhi to Haridwar

: Many trains depart from Delhi to Haridwar. These trains depart from 3 different stations in Delhi- Delhi (DLI), New Delhi (NDLS) and H Nizmuddin (Nzm). The following table illustrates the options of the trains and their timings to take you to Haridwar from Delhi:

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Trains from Delhi to Kotdwara



Train from Delhi to Kotswara departs from only one station in Delhi. The 'Garhwal Express' departs from Delhi at 6.50 am and arrives at Kotdwara at 2.20 pm. The duration of the journey is around 7 hours and 30 minutes. The train leaves from Delhi to Kotdwara on all the days of the week.

Trains from Delhi to Haridwar



Many trains depart from Delhi to Haridwar. These trains depart from 3 different stations in Delhi- Delhi (DLI), New Delhi (NDLS) and H Nizmuddin (Nzm). The following table illustrates the options of the trains and their timings to take you to Haridwar from Delhi:

Serial Number Train Name and Number Departure Time and Station Arrival Time and Station Duration Running Days from
1 Dehradun Exp (19019) 05:47 AM (H Nizamuddin) 03:20 PM (Haridwar Jn) 9h 33m All Days
2 Haridwar Mail(19105) 05:50 AM (Delhi) 12:15 PM (Haridwar Jn) 6h 25m All Days
3 Dehradun Shtbdi (12017) 06:50 AM (New Delhi) 11:25 AM (Haridwar Jn) 4h 35m All Days
4 Dehradun Exp (12287) 11:00 AM (H Nizamuddin) 04:00 PM (Haridwar Jn) 5h Sun
5 Uttaranchal Exp (19565) 11:30 AM (New Delhi) 04:47 PM (Haridwar Jn) 5h 17m Sat
6 Ind Ddn Express (14317) 11:30 AM (H Nizamuddin) 04:47 PM (Haridwar Jn) 5h 17m Mon & Sun
7 Ujjaini Express (14309) 11:30 AM (H Nizamuddin) 04:47 PM (Haridwar Jn) 5h 17m Thu & Fri
8 Ltt Haridwar Sp (01013) 01:20 PM (H Nizamuddin) 06:45 PM (Haridwar Jn) 5h 25m Wed
9 Utkal Express (18477) 02:35 PM (H Nizamuddin) 08:30 PM (Haridwar Jn) 5h 55m All Days
10 Ddn Janshtbdi (12055) 03:25 PM (New Delhi) 07:30 PM (Haridwar Jn) 4h 5m All Days
11 Dehradun Exp (12687) 09:10 PM (H Nizamuddin) 03:15 AM (Haridwar Jn) 6h 5m Fri
12 Mussoorie Exp (14041) 10:20 PM (Delhi) 05:52 AM (Haridwar Jn) 7h 32m All Days
13 Aii Hw Mela Spl (0236A) 11:20 PM (Delhi) 05:15 AM (Haridwar Jn) 5h 55m Mon, Tue, Wed & Sun
14 Nzm Ddn Ac Spl (04055) 11:55 PM (H Nizamuddin) 03:55 AM (Haridwar Jn) 4h Sat
15 Nzm Ddn Ac Exp (12205) 11:55 PM (H Nizamuddin) 03:55 AM (Haridwar Jn) 4h Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri & Sun




Trains from Delhi to Kathgodam



There are two trains which depart from one station (DLI) in Delhi for Kathgodam. The following table illustrates the options of the trains and their timings to take you to Kathgodam from Delhi:

Serial Number Train Name and Number Departure Time and Station Arrival Time and Station Duration Running Days from
1 Utr Samprk K Ex (15035) 04:00 PM (Delhi) 10:40 PM (Kathgodam) 6h 40m All Days
2 Ranikhet Exp (15013) 10:40 PM (Delhi) 05:20 AM (Kathgodam) 6h 40m All Days


Delhi to Badrinath by Taxi or Cab



You may reach Badrinath from Delhi by a car (hired or own) or a taxi. You should have the route map in your hand and should have an approximation of the directions and the distances. The distance from New Delhi to Badrinath is 531 kilometres. A drive from New Delhi to Badrinath usually takes around 10.62 hours if you are traveling on road. You have to commence your voyage via the Nizmmudin Bridge through the Ghazipur Border and the Dabar Chowk.

Last Updated on 29 March 2011





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