Badrinath to Joshimath to Rudraprayag (170 kms 06 hr) Early in the morning, pilgrims after having a bath in the Tapt Kund have the Darshan of Badrivishal. Brahma Kapal is significant for Pind Daan Shraddh of ancestors (Pitrus). There are other interesting sightseeing spots like Mana, Vyas Gufa, Mata Murti, Charanpaduka, Bhimkund and the Mukh of the Saraswati River. Just within the three kms of Badrinath Ji. Joshimath is situated on the slopes above the confluence of the rivers Alaknanda and Dhauliganga. Of the four Maths established by Adi Shankaracharya, Joshimath is the winter seat of Badrinath.