Karanprayag is one of the five sites where the sacred rivers merge. It is situated at the confluence of the Alaknanda and the Pindara Ganga. The other confluences or prayags are Vishnuprayag, Nandprayag, Karanprayag, Rudraprayag and Devprayag.. On your tour to Karanprayag, you can visit a temple dedicated to Karna, the Sun God's son, situated in Karanprayag.
This fascinating tourist place in this state has plenty of sightseeing spots. A temple dedicated to Uma or Goddess Durga is also situated at the confluence of the rivers. Kranprayag is also the base for treks to the Pindari Glacier and Roopkund. On your way to Rishikesh and Badrinath, Karanprayag is a stopover. Hotels and Lodges are in plenty to provide accommodation for the night.
If you tour Karanprayag by air, the nearest airport to it is Jolly Grant in Dehradun. It is 169 km from Rishikesh. You can take the train directly to Rishikesh via Haridwar, while Haridwar is connected to all the country's major cities. Rishikesh is also well connected by road.
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