Badrinath (280Km / 12Hrs from Rishikesh )
Guarded on either side by the two mountains Nar and Narayan, the Neelkanth Peak provides a splendid backdrop to Badrinath, one of the 'Char Dhams'. it plays host to the famous Badrinath Templ. Lord Vishnu came to the area, called 'Badri Van', or the berry garden, to meditate after Narad rebuked the Lord for being immersed in worldly pleasures. The main deity in the temple is a meditating Lord Vishnu.