Riverfront at Rudraprayag
Rudraprayag (4200+ ft asl) is a riverside town situated about 140 kms from Rishikesh at the confluence of Alaknanda and Mandakini River (tributaries of holy river Ganga) and is one of the Panch Prayag (five confluences) of Alaknanda River.
Rudraprayag is kind of a mid-way point for guests traveling from Rishikesh-Joshimath / Auli / Badrinath / Ghagharia and so a popular stopover.
Rudraprayag also serves as a transit destination for pilgrims on the Char Dham route especially those visiting Kedarnath (86 kms). Rudraprayag has quite a few significant temples around it.
* Hariyali Devi is one of Siddh Peeth temples is located 38 kms from Rudraprayag off the Karna Prayag road.
* Son Prayag - On the way to Kedarnath , Son Prayag is situated at the confluence of river Basuki and Mandakani.
* Guptkashi-Here streams of Ganga and Yamuna are secretly believed to meet. The ancient temple of Vishwanath ,Ardhnareshwar and Manikarnik Kund are the main places of attraction in Guptkashi.
* Koteshwar Temple-Cave temple few kms off Rudrapayag. A fair is held here in August-September when Shiva devotees arrive in large numbers.
Recommended Stay Duration: 2-3 nights