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Joshimath Travel Guide (Char Dham)

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Joshimath (earlier known as Jyotirmath also called Jyotir Math) is one of the four ‘maths’ discovered by Adi Guru Shri Sankaracharya in the 8th century AD. This place was earlier known by the name of Kartikeyapura until the Katyuri rulers renamed the place

Joshimath at an altitude of 2100 mts, is a city with religious importance in Uttarakhand. It is also the junction point for people visiting Auli, one of the best skiing spots in India.

Joshimath during Char Dham Yatra

Joshimath is situated in the Himalayas on route from Haridwar to Badrinath highway. Many pilgrims take night halt at Joshimath during their char dham yatra.

During winter season, the ‘Utsav Murti' (idol used for public functions and to move around the temple) of Lord Badrinath is worshipped in Narasimha Temple at Joshimath.

Joshimath in Char Dham Road Route Plan

Haridwar - Rishikesh - Chamba - Tehri - Dharasu - Barkot - Sayana Chatti - Hanuman Chatti - Jankichatti - Yamunotri - Uttarkashi - Harsil - Gangotri (Gaumukh) - Srinagar - Rudraprayag - Augustmuni - Phata - Sitapur - Guptkashi - Gaurikund - Kedarnath - Ukhimath - Chopta - Gopeshwar - Chamoli - Pipalkoti - Joshimath (Auli) - Govindghat - Hanuman Chatti - Badrinath - Nandprayag - Karnprayag - Devprayag

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Joshimath Hotels and Resorts

There are many options for accommodation in Joshimath during Char Dham Yatra. Following is the list of hotels, resorts, guest houses in Joshimath.

List of Joshimath Hotels

  • GMVN Joshimath Expedition Hostel (to know more visit GMVN Joshimath Expedition Hostel, Joshimath)
  • GMVN New Tourist Rest House Joshimath (to know more visit GMVN Joshimath New TRH)
  • GMVN Main Bazar TRH Joshimath (to know more visit GMVN Joshimath Main Bazar TRH)
  • Hotel Dronagiri (for booking visit Dronagiri Hotel)
  • Hotel Snow Crest (for booking visit Snow Crest Hotel)
  • Joshimath Char Dham Camps (for booking visit Joshimath Char Dham Camps)
  • Mount View Hotel (for booking visit Joshimath Mount View Hotel)
  • Sri Ram Hotel (for booking visit Hotel Sri Ram Joshimath)
  • Shailja Guest House
  • Hotel Kamet

Joshimath Location - How to reach Joshimath

Joshimath is not directly connected by rail or air. The nearest airport is located in Dehradun at a distance of 151 kilometres. The nearest railway station is at Haridwar, which is about 163 kilometres from Joshimath and can be reached from major cities like Delhi, Ahmedabad and Dehradun. It is also connected to Dehradun, Rishikesh, Haridwar, Almora and Nainital by regular bus service.

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