Sheshnetra is a sacred place, situated only a short distance from the Badrinath temple. Sheshnetra is on the opposite banks of the holy Alaknanda river. Here is a big stone marked as the snake's eye, which is known as named of Sheshnetra. According to mythology, Lord Vishnu took his retreat on a snake by named Anantha Shesha. It is believed that Sheshnetra protects the holy Badrinath temple. During the visit, the pilgrims come to darshan this holy place, this place attracts pilgrims. Sheshnetra is one of the main pilgrimage sites of Badrinath..
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.
Sheshnetra is located at a distance of about 500 meters from Badrinath bus stand.
The best time to travel to the Sheshnetra 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.