Adi Badri - A Must for Every Road Trips Between Karnaprayag & Ranikhet in Uttarakhand

Adi Badri considered to be one of famous Panch Badri (5 Badri) or Saptya Badri (7 Badri)  in Uttarakhand. The route from Karnprayag to Ranikhet is beautiful and one of India's Best Road Trips for bike rider in love with nature and exploration in India On Road. Situated in Chamoli district around 18KM from Karnprayag, towards the beautiful scenic route of Ranikhet

Adi Badri Temple in Uttarakhand

Ancient history stated back to 5th century when the group of 16 temples were built in Gupta Period constructed by Adi Shankaracharya.  The Mystic Rider visited this place during his all India Road Trips covering all 28 states and 9 UTs while traveling in Uttarakhand.  If you are fascinated about Road Trips, must consider this beautiful route either from Karnprayag to Ranikhet or Ranikhet to Karnprayag. This route also joins two beautiful region Kumaon & Garwal in Uttarakhand.


Adi Badri exactly located in Helisera village as per revenue department, a middle point  between Karnaprayag  & Gair Sain, in both way it’s around 17KM.  The Mystic Rider started his Road Trip from Almora The Queen of Kumaon passing via beautiful location like Kosi, Majkhali, Ranikhet, Dwarahat, Chaukhutiya, Pandukholi, Gair Sain, Bhatoli and reached to Karnaprayag on his way to Rishikesh.  Will be brining Road Trips Experience about all the places above, to start with Adi Badri the first. One of Best Road Trips of Uttarakhand between Ranikhet & Karnaprayag.  


You can enjoy the scenic terrain on this route and this can be turn one of Best Road Trips for you if travelling in Uttarakhand. Benital is another place you can explore near Adi Badri, stay tuned for next blog article on Benital soon on India On Road.


The Mystic Rider at Adi Badri Temple Uttarakhand
Adi Badri Group of Temples

Adi Badri the main temple is dedicated to Badrinarayan and enshrined with Lord Vishnu a 3 feet high black stone idol of lord Vishnu. As the name Badrinath i.e Lord Vishnu, this place also comes under famous Badrikshetra.  This is the first badri amongst Pancha Badri, other Badris are , Bhavishya Badri, Yogdhyan Badri, Vridh Badri and Badrinath. The traditional believe amongst pilgrims is Lord Vishnu lived here three Yugs (Saty, Treta & Dwapar) and shifted to Badrinath in Kalyug thus the name comes as Adi Badri. Also a formal faith suggests Shrimad Bhagwat Mahapurana was written at this place by Maharishi Vedvyas.

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Adi Badri Temple Timings:

The temple has its own operational rules, opens on Makar Sankranti in January and closes in the month of November due to winter. A South Indian Brahmin appointed as chief priests of the temple.


Festivals You Experience at Adi Badri:

Multiple festivals celebrated at Adi Badri, such as Akshaya Tritiya, Kapal Mochan fair etc on which devotees worship Badrinarayan after taking a hollu dip in Kapal Mochan kund situated in temple premises.  


Best Time to Visit Adi Badri:

If you are a true Road Tripper, you can visit any time however to experience the cold mountain air and snow peak Himalayan views, it’s advisable to visit during September or October. This place also can serve a summer escape for you between April - June.


Stay option at Adi Badri:

There is a beautiful Temple Committee Guest House at Adi Badri where you can stay or plan your travel staying at Kamaprayag or Dwarahat, which will give you an opportunity to experience the scenic terrain on this route. En-route Dharamshalas and private hotels are available.


Road Trips are always fascinating, giving opportunity to explore each and everything while traveling from one location to another. TheMysticRider always says it’s the Journey is the Destination. While riding in Uttarakhand Mountains he brining this India's Best Road Trips Blog with multiple interesting stories about various places. Adi Badri is one of them.  Stay tuned for next article on this route about Benital . जिंदगी के किसी मोड़ पर, फिर मिलेंगे रोड पर See You on the Road...👌👌

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