Nandprayag

Nandprayag

Nandprayag is located in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand state. Nandprayag is about 9 km from Chamoli and about 19 km away from district headquarters Gopeshwar. Nandprayag is situated on the banks of confluence the Alaknanda and Nandakini rivers. Nandprayag is one of the "Panchaprayag" of Uttarakhand. This place was considered "the capital of the Yadu kingdom" in the Dwapar era. According to legend, the relation of this place is connected to Lord Krishna. It is believed that, at this place, Nand Maharaj had done austerity for obtaining Lord Vishnu in the form of a son. Nandprayag is located on Badrinath National Highway, which is about 1360 meters above sea level.



Nandprayag is located on the banks of the Alaknanda and Nandakini rivers in Chamoli district. Chandika Temple and Gopal Ji Temple are two famous temples in Nandprayag. Chandika temple is dedicated to Chandika Devi. It is the village goddess of seven villages. Gopal Ji temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna. This temple has a beautiful statue of Lord Krishna's the eight metals.






Best Time To Visit

The journey of Nandprayag can be done throughout the year, but the best time to visit here is between the months of October to April. 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 Nandprayag is Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun, which is about 208 km from Nandprayag.

By Train

The nearest railway station of Nandprayag is Rishikesh, which is about 190 km from Nandprayag.






Shopping

Shopping in Nandprayag is a different joy, After some good sightseeing and other activities, go to the market for shopping here, search for many kinds of important gifts from shops for yourself in Nandprayag markets. There is no big market for shopping here, the only small market will be available here. Buy souvenirs and extra gifts for yourself and your friends and families from here; There are various types of shops for shopping






Places To Visit >>


Chandika Temple
Chandika Temple
Gopalji Temple
Gopalji Temple


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