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Karnaprayag

Karnaprayag is one of the five Prayag in Uttarakhand, which is located in Chamoli district. the city of Karnaprayag is situated on the banks of the Sangam of famous rivers both Alaknanda & Pindar, Which connects the Garhwal area with the Kumaon region. Karnaprayag was named after the Hindu sacred epic Mahabharata's hero Karna, who was the son of Surya dev (Sun God) & Kunti (mother of Pandavas). It is believed that the Sangam of the Alaknanda & the Pindar river is in that place, where Karna performed austerity to please the Sun God and received Kavach and Kundal as an impenetrable shield for the war.

One of the five confluence of the Alaknanda river is the city of Karnaprayag. The city is surrounded by beautiful mountains all around, the city of Karnaprayag is situated on the banks of the confluence of famous rivers both Alaknanda & Pindar. In the five Prayag of the state of Uttarakhand, there is a Karnaprayag, the other four Prayag are Devprayag, Rudraprayag, Nandprayag & Vishnuprayag. There is also a famous Uma Devi temple, where thousands of people visit for Darshan,



One of the five confluence of the Alaknanda river is the city of Karnaprayag. The city is surrounded by beautiful mountains all around, the city of Karnaprayag is situated on the banks of the confluence of famous rivers both Alaknanda & Pindar. This city is a famous tourist destination. Karnaprayag town is located at an altitude of 1,451 meters. Here are famous two temples, such as Uma Devi and Karna Temple,






Best Time To Visit

January-April, October to June is a good time to visit Karnaprayag. Karnaprayag is accessible to tourists throughout the year. Travelling here in these months is the best and enjoyable. During the winter season, the weather of here is cold. Due to snowfall on the surrounding hills in the winter season, the temperature of here goes down very much. Due to the cold weather of winter, woollen clothing is required here. Due to heavy rains in the rainy season, it is a bit difficult to travel of here because of heavy rains threatening landslides. The temperature of here between from 5°C to 15°C in the winter season and the temperature in the summer season is between 20°C to 30°C.






How To Reach

By Air

The nearest airport of Karnaprayag is Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun, which is about 188 km from Karnaprayag.

By Train

The nearest railway station of Karnaprayag is Rishikesh, which is about 170 km from Karnaprayag.






Shopping

Shopping in Karnaprayag is a different joy, After some good sightseeing and other activities, go to the market for shopping here, search many kinds of important gifts from shops for yourself in Karnaprayag markets. Buy souvenirs and extra gifts for yourself and your friends and families; There are various types of shops for shopping in Karnaprayag; Karnaprayag is one of the most famous activities in shopping.










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