Places to visit in Joshimath

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Places to Visit in Joshimath

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  • Yellow Bird Hostel & Cafe
    Uttarakhand, India1 contribution
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    I did a trek with Mr Dinesh Singh Bisht who is from Ramani, my trek was the oldest trek of India i.e. Lord Curzon Trail via Chejani Pass. This trek was a amazing experience for me exploring the India's oldest Trekking route. The trek started from Ramni and ended in Auli. Mr. Dinesh Singh was very friendly and very experienced guide in the Himalayas. Do contact him for amazing treks +918958084282
    Written 26 January 2024
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  • Sudipta
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    Mesmerizing and scary (for the people who are scared of heights). Safety is fantastic and the experience is phenomenal
    Written 7 January 2023
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  • Dilip S
    Vadodara, India1,122 contributions
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    On 19th March , 2020 , I wanted to visit Vriddha Badri from Blue Poppy Resort , Auli . Any other driver would have taken me to the entrance of the Vriddha Badri mandir ( 1380 m ) at Animath village , 7 km from Joshimath on Auli Rd , Joshimath Army Area , from which I had to ascend to the mandir and descend to the parking place . But my driver , Rai Singh took me to a point on the road and told me to descend to reach the mandir and then further descend to a point where he would pick me up . Looking to my age he guided me to a way where I had not to climb .
    In the Vriddha Badri mandir the idol of Lord Vishnu looks like as an old man .
    It is believed that Naradji did his penance to please Lord Vishnu . Pleased with the penance of Narada , He appeared as an old man and blessed Narada . Hence the name of this mandir is Vriddha ( old ) Badri ( Lord Vishnu aka Badrinath ) .

    Timings : 0600 to 1800
    Written 12 February 2021
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  • sanju_222323
    New Jersey14,183 contributions
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    The sacred town of Joshimath is located in the Garhwal Himalayan range in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand.

    One of India's most revered spiritual leaders, Adi Shankaracharya, established Joshimath as one of the four "maths" in the 8th century.

    This is a Jyoteshwar Mahadev temple, where Adi Shankaracharya had meditated & got enlightened. It is said he received a vision to reconsecrate Badrinath Dham from the Mandakni River. The tree here is said to be more than 5000 years old, so it is called Kalpvriksh.

    The 'Amar Kalpavriksha' is a 'Mulberry' tree and as per Hindu scriptures, Adi Shankaracharya sat under the same tree and worshipped Lord Shiva in then Jyotimath (now Joshimath).

    Due to this reason, a temple was established at the base of the tree dedicated to God Shiva. It was named Jyoteshwar Mahadev Temple. Many believe that the tree has the power to grant your wishes! As a result, it allures people, hoping to make their wishes come true.

    You can also pay your visit to the cave where Adi Shankaracharya lived for a short period. It is one of the most enticing Joshimath places to visit.
    Written 15 February 2024
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  • Veer2468
    Hyderabad, India905 contributions
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    Awsome museum to visit with your family. It gives a glimpse of your past history. Not a popular tourist destination but was fun to visit.
    Written 4 August 2019
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  • Veer2468
    Hyderabad, India905 contributions
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    I visited this place solo and it was not bad to visit. Best thing was it was not the main tourist destination so the crowd was very less.
    Written 4 August 2019
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  • oliver c
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    Mahavir’s Himalayan High Adventures ticks all the boxes when it comes to escorted Himalayan treks. I recently returned from the trek known as ‘Lord Curzon’s walk’ although Lord Curzon didn’t actually manage it as his party got driven off by wild bees. With the help of Mahavir’s group this outing was transformed into something quite special despite the worst September weather for 60 years, landslides, roads washed away, relentless rain, not to mention attacks by a wild bull which Mahavir’s Team fended off deftly as if it was all in a day’s work. The highlight was the last day covering 16 kilometres lasting 7 hours in driving rain and fog, up and down precipitous mountainsides with one ten minute break (my choice).
    Himalayan High Adventures offer everything from homestay accommodation to comfy and secure tent life, porterage, guide, ponies/donkeys, and all the facilities and equipment needed to make a success out of a trip to this part of the Himalayas, whether you are trekking as a superannuated solo traveler as I was or a larger group. Just put your requirements into Mahavir’s hands and leave all the organisation and details to him.
    Written 20 January 2020
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