Located in

Chamoli, Garhwal

Best time to visit

Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov,


Near JoshimathBetween Nandprayag & Joshimath, En route Badrinath

Dist./ Travel Time

14.3 kms / 39 mins
From Joshimath Bus Stand, National Highway 58

About Vishnuprayag

It is set on the holy confluence of the Alaknanda along with the Dhauliganga rivers Vishnuprayag is an enchanting city located at 1,372m high above the sea located in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. The striking Vishnuprayag can be described as the first of the Panch Prayags and the other four of them being Nandaprayag, Karnaprayag, Rudraprayag and Devprayag in descending order of the river.

It is in this area that the powerful river Alaknanda is also known as Vishnu Ganga‘ is merged along with Dhauliganga which originates from into the Niti Valley. There is an elevated bridge that assists visitors in crossing the fast-flowing Alaknanda River.

Vishnuprayag in Joshimath

The stunning beautiful natural splendor of Vishnuprayag draws pilgrims and adventurous to plan an unforgettable excursion to this beautiful spot. Travelers can be captivated by the spiritual bliss of paying homage at the well-known Vishnu temple that is located on a hill over the intersection between Alaknanda River and Dhualiganga River.

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Why you should visit Vishnuprayag?

In the midst of colossal valleys the holy Vishnuprayag is a magnet for pilgrims who want to be in awe of the spirituality of this spot. Many pilgrims , when beginning their Char Dham pilgrimage take a holy dip in the holy water of Vishnuprayag. You can also visit the old Vishnu Temple or admire the amazing Vishnuprayag Hydroelectric Power Project. If you’re visiting the area during the summer months, you could go toward The Valley of Flowers located just 21 km from Vishnuprayag.

The beautiful Kagbhusandi Tal is located close to Vishnuprayag is a reflection of the mountain ranges that rise up with a view of the lake. In the midst of the magnificent Garhwal, Vishnuprayag is blessed with stunning scenery and adrenaline pumping activities like trekking white water river rafting kayaking, canoeing, and many more.

The other tourist destinations close to Vishnuprayag include: Badrinath, Auli, Nandaprayag, Hemkund Sahib, Joshimath, Malari, Kuari Pass Trek, etc.

Accommodatio:There is no such issue of lodging as there are a variety of affordable and luxurious hotels in Joshimath. There is no option to stay at Vishnu Prayag, so you could choose to stay at Govindghat Hotels or Joshimath Hotels

Mythology of Vishnuprayag

According to an Hindu legend, the sage Narada engaged in a rigorous penance in this spot to please the Lord Vishnu “The Keeper”. The sage was pleased with his devotion. the Lord Vishnu then appeared before Narada and gave him the power of his universe. Locals are of the opinion that Vishnu temple, which is located approximately 2 kilometers from Vishnuprayag is the location in which Lord Vishnu was able to bless Narada.

Best Time to Visit Vishnuprayag

Vishnuprayag can be visited during any month, but the best time to be there would be during the months of Februarythrough May and then from August through October.

Location of Vishnu Prayag

Vishnuprayag is located within the Chamoli district is located along the Joshimath-Badrinath highway, just 35 km of the Badrinath temple.

Location & How to Reach Vishnuprayag

Vishnuprayag is well connected by roads to major cities such as Haridwar, Rishikesh, and Srinagar. Travelers can begin their journey at the New Delhi ISBT, Kashmiri Gate to Rishikesh. From Rishikesh it is possible to hire the local bus service to Vishnuprayag.

Rishikesh railway station which is located 261 km is the closest railway station to Vishnuprayag. Shuttles, taxis and bus services to Joshimath are accessible from Rishikesh and from Joshimath you can take the local bus service to Vishnuprayag. Jolly Grant airport at 287 km is the nearest airport to Vishnuprayag. Taxis to Vishnuprayag are readily available from the airport.

What is Vishnuprayag famous for?

Vishnuprayag is known as a place to go for the following pursuits/activities that are related to Panch Prayag.