Top 7 Places To Visit In Rudraprayag


Rudra Prayag, known as a major spiritual city of India, is a sacred pilgrimage place for the followers of the Hindu religion. Rudraprayag has many bizarre places to visit that reflect its beauty and uniqueness, Rudraprayag, situated on the banks of Alaknanda and Mandakini, is considered one of the 5 Prayagas. 

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Rudraprayag derives its name from the Rudra form of Lord Shiva, the lush green environment, and a panoramic view of the flowing rivers and the sound of birds chirping reflect the supernaturalness of Rudraprayag. Tourists visiting Kedarnath and Badrinath also spend some time here, the Himalayas surrounded by Rudraprayag offer mesmerizing views to the tourists. It has been told here places to visit in Rudraprayag that make your trip to Rudraprayag fantastic and wonderful.


Dedicated to the sage Agastamuni, this city is a spiritual city situated on the banks of the Mandakini river, the best places to visit in Rudraprayag, a helipad in Agastamuni allowing many tourists to travel to Char Dham by helicopter. Sage Agastamuni used to worship Lord Shiva and nowhere is the temple of Lord Shiva. 

In this beautiful environment of Nature, the sage Agastamuni used to run his own gurukul from where many scholars also came out, in many Hindu mythologies, the sage Agastya is described as quite good and an accomplished sage in every art and method. The beautiful view of the beautiful and flowing Mandakini river of Agastamuni Himalaya shows its charm.

2. Rudraprayag Temple

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Rudraprayag Mandir is a major religious place, there was a rock here also called Narada Shila, meditating on this rock, Narada Lord meditated and requested Lord Shiva to master him in the art of music and Lord Shiva also got the musical deity under Narada. 

An avatar appeared and for this reason, Lord Shiva granted Narada the boon of attaining glory in the art of music. Apart from this, there is also a confluence of the Alaknanda and Mandakini rivers on the banks of Rudraprayag temple, thus it is the best places to visit in Rudraprayag.

3. Koteshwar Mahadev Temple

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Koteshwar Mahadev Temple is also dedicated to God, it is believed that when Lord Shiva was going towards Kedarnath, he meditated here. In the cave, one can see many natural idols in this temple, in Koteshwar Mahadev Temple, Mahashivratri and Shravan Mass attract crowds.

4. Ukhimath

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During the winter, when the doors of the main Kedarnath temple are closed, the Ukhi Math is considered to be the Kedarnath temple, followers of Hinduism visit here in large quantities in the winter and see Kedarnath Lord.

Ukhimath, situated at an altitude of 1300 meters, is also a spectacular hill station apart from a religious site, Ukhi Math surrounded by the snowy hills of the Himalayas is a great place to visit in Rudraprayag in winter. Ukhimath is crowded with devotees and tourists all the time. Here, Lord Shiva and Parvati go to the temple and seek blessings.

5. Deoria Tal

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Deoria Tal is a good place to spend some quiet time enjoying the beautiful views amidst nature, apart from this, tourists can also enjoy camping and trekking here and can also capture beautiful views on the camera. By coming here, your tiredness and worries will also be overcome, you will feel very comfortable, you can also see interesting views of sunset and sunrise by sitting on the banks of Deoria Tal. Deoria Tal, full of peace and natural beauty, is a memorable place to visit in Rudraprayag.

6. Guptkashi

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Guptkashi has temples of Lord Shiva and Ardhanreshwar besides other temples for which devotees visit Guptkashi, Guptkashi is situated on the Kedarnath road at an altitude of 1319 meters above sea level. Tourists who visit Kedarnath take rest here and take the blessings of Lord Shiva and Ardhanareeshwar, apart from being religious, the natural beauty of Guptkashi is also very attractive and the wonderful climate here is also very good for tourists.

 Guptkashi was previously the abode of Lord Shiva but when he did not want to meet the Pandavas, he moved to Kedarnath and made his abode. Tourists can enjoy the beautiful lush green scenery beyond the medium of seclusion. This Guptkashi is considered to be a wonderful place to visit in Rudraprayag.

7. Jakholi 

Jakholi  is a great trekking place in Rudraprayag, where tourists can enjoy trekking on small treks. Apart from this, the mountainous beauty around it also makes this village bizarre for tourists, Alaknanda and Ganges river are present near it. Jackhole is the best place to do adventure activities in Rudraprayag.

Conclusion for places to visit in Rudraprayag

In addition to being a spiritual city, Rudraprayag is a spectacular tourist destination that attracts every tourist with its natural beauty like lush green mountains, flowing rivers. Being an important pilgrimage site, devotees keep visiting here all the time. The holy rivers like the Ganges Alaknanda and Mandakini nearby show the oddity and beauty of Rudraprayag. Here it is told about places to visit in Rudraprayag where you should go for a holiday or religious journey.

1. What are the famous attractions to see in Rudraprayag?

The following places are famous attractions to see in Rudraprayag.

  • Agastyamuni
  • Jakholi 
  • Rudraprayag Temple
  • Guptkashi
  • Deoria Tal

2. How to reach Rudraprayag?

To reach the pilgrimage center Rudraprayag, you can use the road, rail, and air routes.

  • You can board a flight from your city to Jolly Grant AirPort Dehradun. After this, one can travel 160 km to Rudprayag by cab or bus.
  • Rishikesh (140 km) is the closest railway station to Rudraprayag, Rishikesh is covered by trains from almost every part of India.
  • You can reach Rudraprayag by road or by car.

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