Badrinath is one of the most popular Hindu pilgrimage sites since it is a part of the Chota Char Dham Yatra in Devbhoomi along with Kedarnath, Yamunotri and Gangotri. Sitting at an elevation of 3,300 metres above sea level by the banks of the holy river Alaknanda this holy hamlet witness a massive throng of pilgrims and Yatris who visit this place each year, religiously to offer their prayers to the almighty. This holy Yatra was commenced by Adi Shankaracharya during the 8th century who aimed are resuscitating the religious aspect in the Indian subcontinent. Nestled comfortably in the Chamoli district Badrinath also offers stunning, panoramic views of lush greenery.
Each year during the summer months when the temple doors are thrown open for Darshan and the Char Dham Yatra commences then the hotels, lodges and other stay options in Badrinath Dham springs to life. Due to its location on a high elevation, the construction of hotels or big structures is forbidden by the government. There are numerous budget-friendly stay options at Badrinath. In case you are planning on visiting this holy hamlet then it is advised for you to make prior bookings in advance in order to avoid any sort of hassles since it will be the only open season.
Each season all the Char Dham sites get extremely crowded and jam-packed with religious individuals. You will have range of accommodation options to choose from like ashrams, Dharamshalas, lodges to even high-end luxury hotels. All these stay options are available in and around Badrinath Dham such as Pandukeshwar, Yogdhyan Badri, Bheem Pul etc. in case you are looking for a more economical stay option then you can opt for a stay at the GMVN guest house which is one of the most pocket-friendly options.