Neelkanth is a magnificent snowy peak near Badrinath. This peak is situated at an altitude of about 6,596 meters above sea level. Neelkanth peak is also known as named of Garhwal Queen, the name of this peak is named after Lord Shiva. The Neelkanth peak is a snowy peak in the shape of the pyramid, at this peak, the sun castes its first ray. At that time a spectacular view of this peak can be seen. Himalaya's Neelkanth is a major peak in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand, which is one of the best trekking trails in Uttarakhand. To reach here, 8 km have to travel on foot (Trek). Neelkanth Peak is the center of attraction in this area..
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.
Neelkanth Peak can be reached by 8 km trek from Badrinath.
The best time to travel to the Neelkanth Peak 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.