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Pilgrimage at Rudraprayag:

Rudraprayag , a holy town nestled in the lap of the majestic Himalayas, is a popular pilgrimage destination for Hindus. It is located at the confluence of the Mandakini and Alaknanda rivers and is considered to be one of the five most sacred sites in Hinduism. The town is named after Lord Shiva, who is also known as Rudra.

The town is a popular pilgrimage destination and is known for its natural beauty and ancient temples, including the Rudranath Temple and the Koteshwar Temple.

Historical and Mythological Significance of Rudraprayag:



Why visit to Rudraprayag?

How to reach at Rudraprayag?

  1. Train: If you are planning on taking a train journey then you should note that the nearest train station is Rishikesh railway station which is located at a distance of around 124 kilometres from Rudraprayag. 
  2. Bus: Buses are another convenient method of transport when visiting Rudraprayag. Buses will take you directly to the temple town from Dehradun, Haridwar and many other cities in Northern India.
  3. Air: Taking an airplane is generally a faster option but also more expensive than other forms of transport when travelling to Rudraprayag.The nearest airport to Rudraprayag is Jollygrant Airport which lies about 170 kilometres away from the city.

Tourist Places in Rudraprayag:

Rudranath Temple:

Rudranath Temple is located in the lush green meadows of Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand at an altitude of 2286 m above sea level.

Koteshwar Temple:

  • The temple architecture is a blend of ancient and modern styles.
  • It also offers scenic views of the surrounding mountains and the Alaknanda River.

Augustmuni Temple:

Chamunda Devi Temple:

Located at the confluence of two holy rivers – Mandakini and Alaknanda – in Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand.

Triyuginarayan Temple:

Traditional Rudraprayag food:

Aloo ke gutke: This is a traditional dish made with boiled potatoes, spices, and yogurt.

Bhatt ki churkani: This is a traditional dish made with black lentils, mixed with spices and yogurt.

Gahat ki dal: This is a traditional lentil dish made with a type of lentil called gahat, mixed with spices and yogurt.

Ras: This is a traditional sweet dish made with grated carrots, mixed with sugar, and cardamom powder.

Bal Mithai: This is a sweet dish made with khoya, sugar, and cocoa powder, it’s a famous sweet from the Kumaon region.

Activities you can do in Rudraprayag:

  • Trekking :Rudraprayag is home to many spectacular Himalayan treks that are perfect for hikers and trekkers of all skill levels.

Best hotels in Rudraprayag:

  1. Devlok Resort : Devlok Resort is one of the best hotels in Rudraprayag. It offers comfortably furnished rooms with en-suite bathroom facilities, TV and telephone connections and a variety of dining options. The resort also offers spa treatments, adventure sports, guided treks and bird watching expeditions in the area.
  2. Hotel Tibet Comfort Inn: Hotel Tibet Comfort Inn is another top hotel in Rudraprayag, located near the bank of River Mandakini. It offers comfortable rooms. In addition to luxurious bedrooms, there are also large suites with separate living areas for accommodating families or larger groups. The hotel features a multi cuisine restaurant and bar offering local delicacies as well as international cuisines for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  3. The Abbotsford Manor: The Abbotsford Manor is one of Rudraprayag’s finest boutique hotels, conveniently located within walking distance from town center and the banks of river Alaknanda overlooking the Kedarnath mountain range.
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