Mana Village is a small village located in Badrinath of Chamoli district. This village is about 4 km away from Badrinath. This village is situated at a height of about 3000 feet above sea level. This village is on the banks of the holy Saraswati river. Mana village is the last village of India, which is attached to the Tibbet-India border. Here is Mana pass, through which trade was done between India and Tibet before years. There are many historical places here. The name of this village, the devotee of Lord Shiva is named after Manibhadra Dev. It is said that this village is curse-free and the person who comes here gets liberation from sins. According to the local people, named Manik Shah was a businessman, who was a great devotee of Lord Shiva. During a business trip, the robbers cut his head separated. But even then his head was chanting Shiva. Pleased with his obeisance, Lord Shiva put the head of a Varah on his torso. After this, Manibhadra worship started in the Mana village. Lord Shiv boons Manik Shah that the poorness of the person will be overcome when the Mana village comes. In this village, Ganesh Ji composed Mahabharata on the request of Vyasa sage. Not only this, after the end of the Mahabharata war, through this village along with Pandav Draupadi, the Swargarohini went to heaven till the ladder..
The nearest airport to Badrinath is Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun, which is about 312 km away from Badrinath.
The nearest railway station of Badrinath is Rishikesh, which is about 293 km away from Badrinath.
Mana Village is located at a distance of about 4 km from Badrinath bus stand.
The best time to travel to the Mana Village is between from the months of September to November and April to May. Travelling here in these months is the best and enjoyable. In the winter season, the journey of here is closed for 6 months. During the winter season, the weather of here is cold. Due to heavy snowfall in the winter season, the temperature of here goes down very much. Due to heavy rains in the rainy season, it is a bit difficult to travel of here because of heavy rains threatening landslides.