At a distance of 9 km from Badrinath, Nilkantha is a snowy peak in the state of a pyramid close Badrinath in Chamoli region of Uttarakhand. The pinnacle is arranged at a height of 6,597 m above ocean level. It is a standout amongst the best trekking trails in Uttarakhand. Neelkantha, which is otherwise called the Garhwal Queen, is named after Lord Shiva. From a separation the pinnacle looks like Lord Shiva sitting in contemplation.
It gets the primary beam of Sun which glints the valley. Nilkantha is a noteworthy pinnacle of the Garhwal Himalayas in the Uttarakhand area. Albeit generously lower than the most astounding pinnacles of the district, it towers significantly over the valley of the Alaknanda River and rises 3,474 m above Badrinath. Forthright Smythe portrayed the crest as second just to Siniolchu in Himalayan Beauty.
The best time to visit Neelkanth Peak is from June to September. The 10 km long Nilkantha trek begins from Badrinath. Trek from Badrinath to Charan Paduka 3 km is pleasant and guests can visit the impressions of Lord Vishnu alongside Rishi Ganga Falls here. The 6 km trek from Charan Paduka to Neelkanth Base Camp is minimal intense. From the base camp one can get the nearby perspective on Mount Nilkanth. Mountain dwellers can remain at base camp and endeavor to ascend the summit. This trek is generally done as a multi day trip from Badrinath.