Mana: The Last Village of India in Uttarakhand

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PM Modi lays foundation stone of connectivity projects at Mana village

PM Modi said 'I have been thinking of ways to devise a blueprint to develop the border village'.


Located in Badrinath Shrine

The charming village is close to the Badrinath Shrine, and its residents make the majority of their limited living from the pilgrims and tourists who visit its various attractions.


Mana: What's Behind the Name

Mana’ is said to have been a remnant of its previous name ‘Manibhadra Ashram’.

The Times of India

Manibhadra: God of Entire Villlage

The Yaksha god of Manibhadra, who is said to reside at Keshav Prayag, the confluence of the rivers Alaknanda and Saraswati beneath the hamlet, is the patron God of the entire village.

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The lovely village is located in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district. It is only a 3-kilometer drive from the Badrinath temple.


Places to Visit

Saraswati River, Vyas Gufa, Ganesh Gufa, Bhim Pul, Handicrafts of Viallge


Treks from Mana

Trek to Vasundhra Falls, The Trek to Satopanth Lake, The Trek to Charanpaduka

Trip Experience Blog

Best Time to Visit

The summer months of May-June and post-monsoon months of September-October form the ideal time to visit the village.


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