Best Time to Visit Badrinath Temple in 2023 | Weather & Season

‘To appreciate the beauty of Badrinath, explore the temple in summer.’

Badrinath Temple

The best time to visit Badrinath is during the months of May to June and September to November. The Badrinath Dham is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. During this period, the weather is pleasant, with temperatures ranging from 15 to 20 °C and is suitable for outdoor sports and tourist activities. The best time to experience the splendour of Badrinath Yatra is during winter, when the entire area is covered with snow and temperatures drop below freezing, making the weather icy. However, when there is heavy snowfall, this yatra is not possible, and the roads are blocked due to the large amount of ice on the road. Therefore, the summer season is the optimal and best time to visit Badrinath temple, as this is also the best time to visit Kedarnath. Therefore, the summer season is the ideal time to visit this place. This year, the temple was opened on April 30, 2023. After the Monsoon season, the Badrinath Yatra will continue from 20 September. With all the positive thoughts and holy vibes, book your Chardham Yatra by Helicopter from LIH Travel, the Best Chardham travel agent in India. Furthermore, Book Chardham Yatra for VIP Travellers to enjoy the luxurious facilities and comfy accommodations with VIP Darshan. You can also book the Chardham Yatra Package from Mumbai and take a direct flight from Dehradun after completing your yatra by helicopter or bus and taxi services.

Badrinath Weather Conditions






April to June


Sunny & Warm


July to September


Moderate to Heavy Rainfall


October to March

-1-14 °C

Snowy (Snowfall)

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Overview of Badrinath Temple (Timings and Dates)

  • Badrinath Temple Opening Date 2023: 30th April 2023
  • Post Monsoon Date: 20 September to 5 November
  • Badrinath Temple Closing Date 2023: 9th Nov 2023 (Tentative)
  • Badrinath Darshan Time 2023: 4:30 am to 1:00 pm

Season Updates of Badrinath Dham

  • Peak Season of Badrinath Dham: May to June and September to October.
  • Off Season of Badrinath Dham: Winter (November to last April)
  • Temperature of Badrinath Dham: The average temperature of Badrinath in summer is 18 degrees High to 7 degrees Low, and in the Monsoon Season, it is 15 degrees High to 5 degrees low.
  • Best Weather to Visit Badrinath Dham: Summer is the best weather to visit Badrinath Dham; the weather is sunny and warm, and it is easy to trip to Badrinath.

Badrinath Weather in Summer (May to June)

Badrinath Weather in Summer (April to June)

Badrinath Temperature in Summer:- Summer temperatures in Badrinath range from 18°C high to 7°C low.

Summer is the best time to visit Badrinath. The months between May and June are the summer months in Badrinath. The temperature during these months ranges from 7°C to 18°C. The climate is moderately cool and pleasant. Therefore, this is the perfect time for a darshan at Badrinath Dham.





3°C to 11°

Snow Showers


6°C to 16°C

Sunny & Balmy


1°C to 22°C

Pleasent Weather


9°C to 14°C

Sunny & Comfortable

Essential Tips for Badrinath Yatra in the Summer Season

  • Carry light, woollen clothes as the place remains cold even in summer.
  • Carry a backpack instead of trolley luggage.
  • Put on a pair of comfortable walking shoes or trekking shoes
  • Wear track pants, windproof jackets, sunglasses, and sun cap.
  • Carry personal toiletries, a walking stick, and a torch with extra batteries.
  • Keep extra energy drinks like Electoral or Gatorade to avoid dehydration.
  • Not to forget to carry a water bottle and some dry fruits or eatables

Badrinath Weather in Monsoon (July to September)

Badrinath weather in Monsoon (July to September)

Badrinath Temperature in Monsoon: During the monsoon, the temperature in Badrinath ranges from 15°C High to 5°C low.

Rain Showers are frequent during the monsoon season, which begins in July and ends in September. During the monsoon, the sacred Badrinath Yatra Leads to one of the four Chardhams is not recommended.  The occurrence of landslides may affect your pilgrimage. During this time, temperatures range from 5 to 15 degrees Celsius. In September, it begins to rain. As a result, the number of tourists increased again this month.





11°C to 14°

Average Rainfall


12°C to 16°C

Heavy Rainfall


11°C to 14°C

Balmy & Comfortable

Essential Tips for Badrinath Yatra in Monsoon Season

  • Carry a day pack with a rain-resistant cover
  • Think twice before purchasing your tickets during this season
  • Put on trekking pants, trekking shoes, waterproof hiking, and warm winter clothes
  • Carry Raincoats, thick woollen socks, water-resistant gloves, and thick fleece.
  • Carry personal toiletries, a walking stick, and a torch with extra batteries.
  • Keep extra energy drinks like Electoral or Gatorade to avoid dehydration.
  • Not to forget to carry a water bottle and some dry fruits or eatables

Badrinath Weather in Winter (October to April)

Badrinath Temperatures in Winter:- During the winter, the temperature in Badrinath ranges from -1°C high to 17°C low during the winter. 

In Badrinath, the winter season begins in October and lasts until April. The days are very cold during this period, and the average minimum temperatures drop to 5 °C. This is the time of the year when a lot of snow falls in Badrinath and temperatures drop below freezing. The roads to Badrinath are now closed due to the bad weather. Therefore, a visit to this place is not recommended during the winter season.





12°C to 17°

Cold Weather


6°C to 14°C

Heavy Snowfall


5°C to 12°C

Heavy Snowfall


1°C to 8°C

Heavy Snowfall


6°C to 10°C

Snow Showers


3°C to 11°C

Snowy (Cold)

Why Visit Badrinath Temple?

Badrinath Dham is one of the Chota Chardhams of Uttarakhand, along with Gangotri, Yamunotri, and Kedarnath. It is also one of the Char Dhams pilgrimage sites in India, along with Dwarka, Puri, and Rameshwaram. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is also known as Badrinarayan Temple. With the breathtaking backdrop of the majestic Neelkanth Peak, this is one of the most revered pilgrimage sites. The temple’s many stories add to its charisma. The temple is open for six months and then closed for the rest of the year.

In the summer season, the weather in the region is mild and pleasant, which is the best time to visit Badrinath Yatra. During the monsoon season, the region experiences heavy rainfall, which increases the risk of landslides. Therefore, it is not advisable to travel during the monsoon season. However, if you are planning a tour to Badrinath during the monsoon season, you should allow for buffer days. During the winter season, snow falls in Badrinath. In September and October, the region experiences pleasant weather with a moderate cold, making these months the best time to travel to Badrinath Yatra. However, the temple is closed in November due to heavy snowfall.

Things to know before you visit Badrinath

  • The ideal time to visit the temple is from May to June and from September to October. The rest of the year, the temple remains closed due to heavy snowfall.
  • It is strongly recommended to avoid the late winter and monsoon season. The region experiences heavy snowfall in winter and heavy downpours in monsoon, causing landslides and flooding.
  • In the winter season, carry thick woollen clothes such as hats, socks, thermal pants, and gloves.
  • If you are planning the Badrinath Yatra in summer, wear light woollen clothes.
  • Always carry a first-aid kit with necessary medicines for fever, cold, cough, and altitude sickness. Also, take painkillers and antiseptic creams.
  • Book your accommodation in advance, because during the high season, the chances of getting good accommodation at reasonable prices decrease.
  • Take important documents with you, including tickets, cash, and a photo ID. Pack them in a waterproof bag during the monsoon and winter seasons.

Top Sights to See in Badrinath

Badrinath Temple

The Badrinath Temple, known as the Badrinarayan temple, is located in the Gharwal Himalayas, on the banks of the Alaknanda River in Uttarakhand; it is one Char Dhams. The Char Dhams Names are Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath. This Temple is devoted to Lord “Vishnu”. This temple is believed to have been established by sage Adi Shankaracharya in the 8th century. The best time to Visit Badrinath Temple is between May and June.

Vasudhara Falls

Vasudhara Falls is one of the famous tourist attractions, which is located in Manali Village. The water of Vasudhara Falls flows down from a height of 400 ft. It is believed that the water of Vasudhara Falls turns away from visitors who are not pure hearts.

Tapt Kund

Tapt Kund is a hot water spriing, that liesbetween Badrinath Temple and Alakhnanda River. This thermal is situated in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. The Tapt Kund is a Natural hot water Lake whose temperature is up to 45 degrees.

Charan Paduka

Charanpaduka is the foot impression of Lord “Vishnu”, and it is one most popular tourist attractions. It is believed that when Lord Vishnu first came to earth, he had placed his first step on that stone.

Bheem Pul

Bheem Pul is a natural stone bridge on River Saraswati near Badrinath, Uttarakhand. The Saraswati River flows with force in between the two mountains and joins with the Alakhnand River. Mahabali Bheem, one of five Pandav, threw a huge rock to create a path to join the two mountains so that Draupadi could easily walk over it.

Mana Village

Mana Village is the last village of the Indian Territory at the China Border and is just 3 km away from Badrinath. It is located in Chamoli District.

Prepare a Trip for Badrinath Dham

Badrinath Dham is widely known for its importance in Hindu Mythology. Moreover, it is believed that to achieve salvation, a visit to the entire Chardham Yatra is a must, which includes the Badrinath temple. Nestled in the Chamoli district in the Northern state of Uttarakhand, the place offers dynamic scenic sightseeing with the holy vibes of four adobes. Then, Plan your summer holiday to Badrinath and book your Badrinath Yatra by Helicopter with invites you to plan a holy trip to Badrinath at very affordable prices. Get the best advantage of Helicopter services offered for the entire Do Dham yatra by Helicopter service will help to reach Kedarnath & Badrinath Yatra in a Single Day. Explore the holy shrines in Uttarakhand with ease and comfort and fly high, and moreover, feel God through the chilly breezes surrounding the place and make it more pious. You can also check our Chardham Yatra by road package. The Chardham Yatra involves driving to all locations via Car, which generally starts from Haridwar, which is known as Chardham Gateway. If you are planning for Chardham Yatra by road, then provide the best Chardham Yatra Package from Haridwar. With all the spiritual vibes, without thinking much, pick up your phone for the Badrinath Yatra Registration now.


Q. Which is the best month to visit Badrinath?

The Best month to visit Badrinath in Month May-June, and September-October.

Q. In which month is Snowfall in Badrinath?

Winters in Badrinath (November to February) are cold, with average temperatures of about 5°C.

Q. How much Distance is between Kedarnath to Badrinath?

The Distance between Kedarnath to Badrinath is approx 218 km.

Q. Which Snowpoint is near Badrinath?

Auli: Auli, a nearby hill station, is located close to Badrinath and is only 57 kilometers distant. Auli is a lovely hill station with breathtaking views of the snow-capped hills.

Q. Is it safe for Badrinath now?

Yes, It is safe to Travel to Badrinath.

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