All pious Hindus are fascinated by the various mythological tales associated with the uncountable pilgrimage destinations that dot our country. Rudraprayag is one such pilgrimage spot that enchants and elevates the soul of any pious Hindu with the garland of fascinating mythological tales weaved around it. So if you have made up your mind to visit, Rudraprayag, the travel information guide below will surely prove helpful.
Rudraprayag is a small holy town in Uttarakhand and its significance is that it is located at the confluence of two holy Rivers, Mandakini and Alaknanda. Pilgrims who undertake chardham yatra usually make it a point to visit Rudraprayag as well because of its association with Lord Shiva. According to legend Lord Shiva appeared in the form of Rudra and blessed Narad Muni. It is one of the Panch Prayags, the other five being Karn Prayag, Nand Prayag, Vishnu Prayag and Dev Prayag, all of them confluences of these two holy rivers. Rudyraprayag is picturesque, the mighty Himalayas towering up, gushing waters of the two rivers at its feet and scenic greenery on all sides.
The nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun, at a distance of about 160 Kilometers and from here you can take taxis or catch a bus to reach Rudraprayag. Rishikesh is the nearest railhead; about 140 km away and from here one takes a taxi, hires a private car or gets on a bus that travels on NH58 to reach Rudraprayag. If you wish to travel by road you can do so all the way from Delhi, Allahabad, Rishikesh, Haridwar, Srinagar and Uttarkashi. There are state transport buses, private bus operators, taxis and private cars available for hire. Rudraprayag is 380 km from Delhi, 306 km from Meerut, 140 km from Rishikesh, 165 km from Haridwar, 190 km from Dehradun,165 km from Uttarkashi, 35 km from Srinagar and 70 km from Chamoli.
Koteshwar Mahadev Temple
Koteshwar Mahadev Temple Situated 3kms from Rudrprayag on the banks of Alaknanda River, Koteshwar is a cave temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. According to myths and legends Lord Shiva meditated at this place before going to Kedarnath. Large numbers of devotees visit this shrine during the months of August and September because it is believed that Lord Shiva meditated here during these months.
Located in the District of Rudraprayag, Chandrashila is situated at an altitude of 3679 meters and offers picturesque views of the beauty all around. Chandrashila is considered as an ideal spot for the trekkers and mountaineers. Activities like skiing and rock climbing are some other points of attraction. Snow capped mountains, perfect trekking trails along with the sacred temple of Lord Shiva not only accentuates the beauty of the place but also adds an aura of divine presence to the region.
Maa Hariyali Devi Temple
A holy temple, Maa Hariyali Devi Temple is located at an altitude of 1400 m which is bounded with Himalayan peaks. It is one of the famous religious places for Hindus. Maa Hariyali Devi temple is also known with the names of Vaishno Devi, Bala Devi and Sitla Mata. The temple is included in one of the 58 Siddh Peeths.
Located at an altitude of 1829 meters, Son Prayag is a small hamlet lying at the confluence of two majestic rivers, Mandakini and Basuki. Surrounded by the snow capped peaks, Son Prayag attracts people from all around the world. The snowy mountain peaks and the streaming water of the rivers add a majestic charm to this serene location. There is a common belief among people that bathing in the river can wash away their sins.
The Temple is regarded as one of the Panch Kedars and is situated at a height of 3289 m above the sea level. Legend goes like after the revolt of Kurukshetra, Pandavas seeking atonement for killing Kauravas were following Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva buried himself into the ground and later on got separated into a number of parts, and his navel fell at the site of the temple.
Arrival Delhi Railway Station, Meet & Assist further drive to Hardwar, enroute lunch. Later drive to Hardwar transfer to your Hotel. Visit Har-ki-Pauri for Ganga Aarti in evening. Back to your hotel, Dinner & Night halt.
Early morning, Drive to Syanachatti via Mussoorie. Enroute bifurcate from main road to Lakahamandal (5kms /one side), visit the ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. After darshan drive to your onward destination. Check in Hotel at Syana Chatti.
Drive to Phool Chatti, trek start from here to Yamunotri. Either by walk or by horse or by Doli at own cost. Arr. Yamunotri, One can cook rice by packing it in a cloth and dipping it in the hot water of the hot kund. Pilgrims take this cooked rice home as "Prasad". Here near the temple "Pooja" can be offered to Divya Shila, After taking bath in Jamunabai Kund's warn water and having "Darshan" of pious "Yamunaji" returning to Hanumanchatti. Later drive back to Syanachatti. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Drive back to Haridwar, Check in Hotel. Overnight stay.
Morning visit Hardwar Local Sight Seeing. Later dep. to Delhi. On Arr. Delhi, Drop at Railway Station/Airport.
|Total Pax(Min.)||Transportation(Exclusive||Guide||Premium Package(MAP)||Luxury Package(MAP)||Deluxe Package(CP)||Superior Package(EP)||Standard Package(EP)|
|02||Tata Indigo / Dezire||*||INR 31,050.00||INR 25,050.00||INR 21,950.00||INR 18,275.00||INR 17,000.00|
|02||Tavera / Ertiga||*||INR 34,550.00||INR 28,550.00||INR 25,450.00||INR 21,775.00||INR 20,500.00|
|02||Toyota Innova||*||INR 35,550.00||INR 29,550.00||INR 26,450.00||INR 22,775.00||INR 21,500.00|
|04||Tavera / Ertiga||*||INR 27,250.00||INR 21,250.00||INR 18,150.00||INR 14,475.00||INR 13,200.00|
|04||Toyota Innova||*||INR 27,750.00||INR 21,750.00||INR 18,650.00||INR 14,975.00||INR 13,700.00|
|06||Tavera / Ertiga||*||INR 24,950.00||INR 18,950.00||INR 15,800.00||INR 12,125.00||INR 10,850.00|
|06||Toyota Innova||*||INR 25,285.00||INR 19,285.00||INR 16,135.00||INR 12,460.00||INR 11,185.00|
|06||Tempo Traveler (09 Seater)||*||INR 27,785.00||INR 21,785.00||INR 18,635.00||INR 14,960.00||INR 13,685.00|
|08||Tempo Traveler (09 Seater)||*||INR 25,900.00||INR 19,900.00||INR 16,800.00||INR 13,125.00||INR 11,850.00|
|10||Tempo Traveler (12 Seater)||*||INR 25,050.00||INR 19,050.00||INR 15,950.00||INR 12,275.00||INR 11,050.00|
|12||Mini Coach (15 Seater)||*||INR 25,470.00||INR 19,470.00||INR 16,370.00||INR 12,695.00||INR 11,470.00|
|14||Mini Coach (15 Seater)||*||INR 24,780.00||INR 18,780.00||INR 15,680.00||INR 12,005.00||INR 10,730.00|
|16||Mini Coach (18 Seater)||Yes||INR 25,895.00||INR 19,895.00||INR 16,795.00||INR 13,120.00||INR 11,845.00|
|16||Mini Coach (27 Seater)||Yes||INR 26,865.00||INR 20,865.00||INR 17,765.00||INR 14,090.00||INR 12,815.00|
|18||Mini Coach (18/21 Seater)||Yes||INR 25,275.00||INR 19,275.00||INR 16,175.00||INR 12,500.00||INR 11,225.00|
|18||Mini Coach (27 Seater)||Yes||INR 26,135.00||INR 20,135.00||INR 17,035.00||INR 13,360.00||INR 12,085.00|
|20||Mini Coach (27 Seater)||Yes||INR 25,550.00||INR 19,550.00||INR 16,450.00||INR 12,775.00||INR 11,450.00|
|20||Mini Coach (21 Seater)||Yes||INR 24,775.00||INR 18,775.00||INR 15,675.00||INR 12,000.00||INR 10,675.00|
|Extra Mattress / Extra Person||INR 12,800.00||INR 11,100.00||INR 8,600.00||INR 6,000.00||INR 4,300.00|
|CP SUPPLEMENT (Daily Breakfast)||NIL||NIL||NIL||INR 1,000.00||INR 900.00|
|MAP SUPPLEMENT (Daily Breakfast & Dinner)||NIL||NIL||INR 1,800.00||INR 2,600.00||INR 2,400.00|