Best time to visit:- March to June


“Rudraprayag” is one of the Panch Prayag (five confluences) of Alaknanda River, the point of confluence of rivers Alaknanda and Mandakini. Kedarnath, a Hindu holy town is located 86 km from Rudraprayag. Rudraprayag is also popular for its natural beauty as the entire town is blessed with extensive natural beauty, lakes and glaciers. As per mythology devotees who goes for pilgrim’s journey to the two dhams of Kedarnath and Badrinath they must proceed their journey after taking a dip at Rudraprayag which clears all the problems of them. Rudraprayag is named after lord Shiva.

Weather Details :

Summer:   29 Degree Celsius
Winter:   04 Degree Celsius
Monsoon:   18 Degree Celsius

Main Attractions: -

Rudraprayag Temple in Rudraprayag: Is located at the meeting point of Alaknanda and Mandakini Rivers in Rudraprayag. The common belief about the place is that, Lord Shiva emerged in his RudraAvtaar to bless Narad, who was worshipping the lord to master the art of music. Moreover, tourists can also visit nearby Jagdamba Temple.

Koteshwar Mahadev Temple in Rudraprayag: It is in the form of a cave and is located on the banks of Alaknanda River. Devotees believe that Lord Shiva meditated in the cave on his way to Kedarnath that comprises idols formed naturally. The temple is visited by visitors and devotees during the celebrations of Mahashivratri when the fair is also organized.

Chandrashila in Rudraprayag: Is situated in Garhwal Himalayas which offers view of the lakes, meadows and flora and fauna. Tourists can enjoy the exciting sports such as scaling, skiing and trekking while visiting this peak.

Tunganath in Rudraprayag: Is one of the PanchKedars and is located in Rudraprayag District on the peak of Chandrashila. It is believed that the hand of Lord Shiva was found at this place, after his body was resurfaced at five different locations. Tunganath Temple is one of the prime tourist attractions, dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is located on the top of Chandranathparvat and is surrounded by the forest. This temple consists of sixteen doors and 2.5 ft tall Adi Guru Shankaracharya statue along with lingam.

Indrasani Mansa Devi Temple in Rudraprayag: Is located in the village of Kandali Patti, Rudraprayag district. As per mythology, the temple was built in the age of AdiShankaracharya. This ancient temple showcases architecture and is surrounded by the temples of Jalkedareshwar, Khetrapal and JakhDevta.

Chamunda Devi Temple in Rudraprayag: The temple is also located at confluence of the holy rivers Mandakini and Alaknanda. It is devoted to Goddess Chamunda as wife of Lord Rudra.


How to Reach Rudraprayag

By Air:- The nearest airport is Dehradun, which is 183 kilometers away from Rudraprayag. From the airport you can hire a privet car or can take the bus to reach there.

By Road:- Rudraprayag is well connected with all major cities of India via Uttarakhand State Road Transport Corporation (UKSRTC) and some private bus services.

By Train:- The nearest railway station is Rishikesh, it is a small railway station and not connected with any major trains. The nearest major railway station is Haridwar which is well connected with all major cities of India.


Shopping in Rudraprayag, It is most popular pilgrimage destination for Hindu, Rudraprayag has numerous shops by Cooperation by Govt. of Uttarakhand, they offers items such as Medicines, Wooden Crafts, Handicrafts, Spiritual items, worship items, Woolen trousers, jackets and aromatic sticks.