Narad Kund is located in the left side of the Badrinath temple and near the Taptkund. This kund is a hot water source. This hot water flows from the bottom of the Garur Shila and falls into this kund. Before going to Badrinath temple devotees take a dip in this kund. It is believed that Adi Shankaracharya recovered the idol of Lord Vishnu from this kund. The name of this kund is named after the name of Devarshi Narad Muni, who wrote Narada Bhakti Sutra on here. This kund is situated on the banks of the holy Alakananda river. It is said that this kund of hot water has medicinal properties. So much in hot water in this kund that the pilgrim cannot take a bath for a long time. This attracts amazing kund pilgrims..
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.
Narad Kund is located at a distance of about 400 meters from Badrinath bus stand.
The best time to travel to the Narad Kund is between from the months of September to November and April to Jun. 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.