On the way to Kedarnath & Badrinath, 34 kms from Garhwal-Srinagar, Rudraprayg is an unique hault for tourists & pilgrims. It is the meeting point of Mandakini and Alakananda rivers at an elevation of 610 mts. In the one hand the place has emmeence natural beauty and on the other hand it is famous for religious importance.
It is believed that Lord Shiva appeared here as Rudra Avtar to bless worshipping Narad muni. The place is named after Rudra Avtar.
Rudraprayag now is the headquarters of newly formed Rudraprayag district. The district is packed with immense natural beauty, places of religious importance, lakes & glaciers. Many Kedarnath & Badrinath bound tourists and pilgrims take a night halt here.
The place is an important junction for you also for your Kedar – Badri trip. From here on the left, along with of Mandakini river the hilly road goes up to Gourikund, the last motorable point before Kedarnath; and accompanying Alakananda, the road goes to Badrinarayan on the right side.
Fairs & festivals take place during Janmasthmi and Deepawali at Hariyali Devi .
Nearest airport is Jollygrant 159 km.RAIL
Nearest Railway Station, Rishikesh 142 km.ROAD
Well connected by road to all the important places of Garhwal Division. Hrishikesh 138km, Kedarnath 99km, Badri 159km.
Haridwar : 163 km.
Rishikesh: 139 km.
Srinagar: 34 km.
Gourikund: 85 km.
Kedarnath: 99 km.
Badrinath: 159 km.
Chandrapuri: 25 km
Sealsore: 27 km.
Ukhimath: 40 km.
Chopta: 69 km.