Saraswati river is a tributary river of the Alaknanda river flowing in Uttarakhand state. This is a sacred river, which is situated in the Mana village further of Badrinath, and Vyas flows through near the cave. At this place, this holy river becomes extinct. It is believed that Vyas ji on saying, then Ganesha ji was writing Mahabharata, Lord Ganesha was unable to listen to them by the noise of the flow of the Saraswati river, therefore Vyas ji cursed him and they disappeared within the earth. Here, the Saraswati river can easily be seen while going inside the earth. It is said that after that, the three holy rivers Saraswati, Ganga and the Yamuna meet in Allahabad, at the same is the confluence site of these three holy rivers, which is also known as named of Triveni..
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.
Saraswati River is located at a distance of about 4 km from Badrinath bus stand.
The best time to travel to the Saraswati River 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.