After a brief stopover in Auli, you can embark on a journey to
one of the most pious pilgrim centres of India, Badrinath. The most important
of the Char Dhams (Four Holy Places) in India, it lies in the shadow of the Nar
and Narayana ranges below the mighty Nilkantha peak.
Situated on the banks of
the Alaknanda River, it is one of the best places to visit near Auli. There are
various legends surrounding the temples of Badrinath. The hike to this holy
place usually begins from Joshimath. There are many sights to see around
Badrinath that will just astound you! Thermal springs, Neelkanth Mountain and
the confluence points of the huge Ganga River are just a few that will take
your heart away.