Vishnuprayag

Vishnuprayag

Vishnuprayag is one of the major pilgrimage sites located near Joshimath in Chamoli district. Vishnuprayag is about 13 km from Joshimath and the is about 69 km away from district headquarters Gopeshwar. This is one of the famous Panch Prayags of Uttarakhand state. This place is situated at an altitude of 1375 meters above sea level. Vishnuprayag is situated at the confluence of Dhauli Ganga and Alaknanda rivers. According to legend, it is said that Narada Muni had done penance of Lord Vishnu at this place. Holy Dham Badrinath is about 32 km away from Vishnuprayag. Pilgrims visit this holy place even during the journey.



Vishnuprayag is one of the major pilgrimage sites located in Chamoli district. Vishnuprayag is situated at the confluence of Dhauli Ganga and Alaknanda rivers. There is also a temple of Lord Vishnu in Vishnuprayag. There is a Kund near the temple, which is called Vishnu Kund. This temple was built by Empress Ahilyabai of Indore. Pilgrims visit this holy place even during the journey.&a




Best Time To Visit

The journey of Vishnuprayag can be done throughout the year, but the best time to visit here is between the months of September to November and March to May. 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 1°C to 10°C in the winter season and the temperature in the summer season is between 15°C to 25°C.






How To Reach

By Air

The nearest airport of Vishnuprayag is Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun, which is about 278 km from Vishnuprayag.

By Train

The nearest railway station of Vishnuprayag is Rishikesh, which is about 261 km from Vishnuprayag.






Shopping

Shopping in Vishnuprayag 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 Vishnuprayag markets. There is no big market for shopping here, the only small shop 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








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