Rudraprayag is a small town located in Uttarakhand state, which is one of the 13 districts of Uttarakhand. This holy city is situated on the banks of the two rivers Alaknanda and Mandakini. Rudraprayag is named after the name of Lord Shiva, Rudra means 'Lord Shiva' and Prayag means 'Sangam' that is, here is a confluence of two holy rivers Alaknanda and Mandakini. From Rudraprayag, Badrinath and Kedarnath Dham are visited by two different routes. This area is a beautiful place for natural beauty, religious significance and glaciers. Rudraprayag is one of the five Prayagas of Uttarakhand, it is also a special religious importance city for many people. This city offers beautiful views of the confluence of both rivers.
Rudraprayag was earlier a part of Chamoli district, It came into existence in 1997, A new district was created by adding parts of Tehri, Chamoli and Pauri districts to the Rudraprayag district. Rudraprayag is known as the last resting point for those traveling to Kedarnath and Badrinath, from here goes on two different routes for these two dhams. About 5 km from Rudraprayag, there is a temple of the famous Koteshwar Mahadev ji, which is inside a cave on the banks of the holy Alaknanda river. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, thousands of devotees go here for Darshan. Rudraprayag is actually a beautiful place, which is surrounded by hills.
Rudraprayag is a small town located in Uttarakhand state, which two famous holy rivers are situated on the banks of the Alaknanda and the Mandakini River, at this place there is also the confluence of these two rivers. Being one of the five Sangam (Punch Prayag) of the Alaknanda River, this place is a great tourist destination. Near Rudraprayag,
The best weather to visit Rudraprayag is at the beginning of winter and summer. The friendly months to this place are from October to March. 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.
Shopping in Rudraprayag 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 Rudraprayag markets. Buy souvenirs and extra gifts for yourself and your friends and families; There are various types of shops for shopping in Rudraprayag; Rudraprayag is one of the most famous activities in shopping.