There is a hot water source near the Tapt Kund Badrinath temple. This kund is situated on the banks of the holy Alaknanda River. Pilgrims take a bath in this holy kund before going to the temple. It is said that this kund of hot water has medicinal properties, Disease related to skin are cured by bathing in this kund. In this kund there is so much hot water that the pilgrim can not 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.
Tapt Kund is located at a distance of about 400 meters from Badrinath bus stand.
The best time to travel to the Tapt 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.