Rudra Prayag is one of the sacred pilgrimage centers of India located at an altitude of 895 meters above the sea level at the confluence of River Alaknanda and River Mandakini. It belongs to Uttarkhand state.It hold a special religious significance. The confluence of the two Rivers resembles two sisters embracing each other. The River Phenomenon is visited by plenty of tourists and visitors throughout the year. The immense beauty of the place is contributed by the beautiful glaciers, gushing streams and sizzling rivers. Jagadamba temple and Shiva temple are the two main temples of Rudra Prayag. The most renowned religious center Kedarnath is around 86 km from Rudra Prayag. There is one more popular temple called Koteshwar temple which is located on the banks of River Alaknanda. Outside the town, there are two important religious located situated namely Son Prayag and Okhimath.
Places to visit
Rudra Prayag Temple
At the confluence of River Mandakini and River Alaknanda, the templeis situated and devoted to Lord Shiva. Jagadamba is another temple located adjacent to Rudra Prayag temple. These temples are mush visited by tourists and devotees.
It is located at an altitude of 1700 meters from sea level. It offers clear central view of majestic Himalayas and several cliffs. Apple orchards are other fascinating feature of Khirsu.
Agustmuni, Guptkashi, Son Prayag, Okhimath, Gauikund and Deoria Tal are other famous places in Rudra Prayag.
How to reach Rudra Prayag
Jollygrant airport is around 159 km from Rudra Prayag is the nearest airport.
Dehradun railway junction is the nearest railhead, located around 159 km from Rudra Prayag.
It is well connected via road to Dehradhun, Rishikesh, Tehri and Haridwar. There are numerous buses available to reach these major cities of Uttarkhand.
In summer 22-35 C and in winter 15 -25 C and best visited from October to March.