Located in

Rudraprayag , Garhwal

Recommended stay

2 days

Best time to visit

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Famous for

Panch Prayag, Shiva Temple, City, Business Hub, Local Market, Char Dham Road

Rudraprayag - Confluence of Alaknanda and Mandakini Rivers

The renowned Rudraprayag town is famous. Rudraprayag is named in honor of it being the Rudra image from Lord Shiva. The town’s beauty is protected by emerald lakes glaciers as well as foaming rivers as well as silver rivers.

The beautiful village of Rudraprayag is located on the holy confluence between Alaknanda as well as Mandakini rivers, located at 34 km away from Srinagar (Garhwal). It’s situated at an average altitude of 895 meters, which is about 2,936 feet above sea-level.

Rudraprayag is one of Panch Prayag or five confluences of the Alaknanda River. Rudraprayag is blessed by nature’s bounty, and the climate of which is dependent on the altitude of the region.

About Rudraprayag

Rudraprayag is one of the towns and municipalities within the Rudraprayag district in Uttarakhand. It is among the Panch Prayag (five confluences) of the Alaknanda River. It is easy for pilgrims to carry the Kedarnath Dham Yatra here since it’s located within about 86 kilometers from Rudraprayag.

Why visit Rudraprayag?

Rudraprayag has a significance for religion because devotees from far-off places visit to see the incredible ‘Sangam’ or the convergence of the two sacred rivers. The principal Hindu temples in Rudraprayag is the Jagdamba temple as well as Shiva temple. Shiva temple.

You can also be captivated by the serene bliss in The Koteshwar Mahadev temple whose divine beauty can be seen by the pure shores of the Alaknanda River.

The most popular tourist destinations close to Rudraprayag is The Chamunda Devi Temple, Basukedar, Chopta, Deoria Tal, Gaurikund, Trijuginarayan, Agastya Muni Temple Kartik Swami Temple, Dhari Devi, Panch Kedar, Madhyamaheshwar, Tungnath.


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Activities in Rudraprayag

Natural WalksThe breathtaking natural beauty that surrounds the surrounding area of Rudraprayag should be explored. The potential of exploring this gorgeous region is hard to refuse. You can easily walk to nearby villages around Rudraprayag.

Village tourism :The natural paths in and around Rudraprayag traverses the perched Garhwali Hamlets. It is possible to experience the traditional lifestyle of a village and learn about their customs to live, their customs, and celebrations.

Pilgrimage :Rudraprayag lays on the way on the way to Kedarnath shrine. It is also famous because of the confluence between the two sacred rivers Alaknanda as well as Mandakini. This is why there are sacred temples and shrines in Rudraprayag that are frequented by devotees all throughout the year.

History of Rudraprayag

At first, Rudraprayag was a part of the three regions of Chamoli, Pauri and Tehri. In the year 1997 Rudraprayag emerged as distinct district, which was created from Kedarnath valley, along with portions that were part of Pauri as well as Tehri districts.

Mythology about Rudraprayag

It is believed that Hindus are of the opinion they believe that Narad Muni, a famous Hindu mythological figure, did an intense penance at this spot to thank Lord Shiva to be able to master the art of music. Lord Shiva was then able to recognize Narada’s devotion and honored him in his Rudra form. Thus, Rudraprayag is considered to be a holy place and is frequented by a variety of pilgrims before on the Char Dham Yatra.

What is Rudraprayag famous for?

Rudraprayag is well-known among tourists such as Panch Prayag, Shiva Temple, City, Business Hub, Local Market, Char Dham Road.

Rudraprayag is a popular place to visit for the various interests and activities such as business Hub, Char Dham Route, Panch Prayag, Pilgrimage.

How To reach Rudraprayag


The closest airport is Jolly Grant Airport near Dehradun about 183 kilometers (114 miles) far away.


The closest station for railways is located in Rishikesh. It is however, Rishikesh is a small station that is not linked to rapid trains. Dehradun as well as Haridwar station railways, which are 44 kilometers and 24km further than Rishikesh have train connections to all major cities of India and is, thus the railway station for Rudraprayag.


Rudraprayag is located on the National Highway NH58, which is the main road that connects Delhi to Badrinath as well as Mana Pass in Uttarakhand near the border between Indo-Tibet. So, all vehicles and buses transporting the pilgrims travelling to and from New Delhi to Badrinath, via Haridwar and Rishikesh during the pilgrimage period of the summer months traverse through Rudraprayag in the direction of Joshimath in addition to further north. Rishikesh is a point of departure for trips on the road to Rudraprayag and buses regularly are available from Rishikesh the bus terminal to Rudraprayag. The distance on the road to Rishikesh up to Rudraprayag is 141 kilometers (88 miles) by Devprayag along with Srinagar.

      • Haridwar up to Rishikesh 24 km
      • Rishikesh from Devprayag 74 km
      • Devprayag from Srinagar 34 km
      • Srinagar from Rudraprayag 33 km