A small town located at the sacred confluence of the Alaknanda and Nandakini Rivers, Nandaprayag is an important tourist spot. A tour to Nandaprayag can be enchanting as it is surrounded by the mountain ranges and the splendid sceneries. It is also at an altitude of 870 meters, 18 km from Karnaprayag.
On your way to Badrinath and Rishikesh, Nandaprayag is a natural stopover. There are accommodations for tourists to stay overnight. But since it is at the confluence of the Nandakini and Alaknanda rivers, it has an immense tourist attraction. Moreover, it has a Gopalji temple situated on the banks of Alakananda.
On your Nandaprayag tour, you can enjoy the splendid scenic beauty it offers. Surrounded by the Himalayan Range, your tour to Nandaprayag can be an experience worth remembering for years. You can contact our tour experts to book your fully customizable Nandaprayag tour packages at a reasonable cost.
Here is essential information you need to know about Nandaprayag Tourism before planning a trip -
Legend of Nandaprayag
As per the legend, Raja Nanda was promised the blessing of Vishnu as a son. However, it was given to Devki, the imprisoned sister of the tyrant, and Kansa, the cruel king. Soon the gods found a solution that Vishnu would come into this world as Krisha to Devki but will be brought up by Raja Nanda’s wife, Yashodha.
Things to Do in Nandaprayag
Here are a few activities to do in Nandaprayag –
Nature Walk - Spend time strolling the streets of this town, blessed with natural beauty. Take evening or morning walks or hike to a village close by to enjoy a panoramic Himalayan view.
Village Tour - There’s a hamlet near Nandaprayag called Bangali. You can hike here and witness the village possess. Also, get insights into their rustic way of life and customs.
Meditation - Nandaprayag is a serene place where you can enjoy meditation and get in touch with your inner self. The weather is always nice and with a fresh breeze, the meditating experience will be more soothing.
Accommodation Options in Nandaprayag
It is a small town, so there are limited places to stay. There are no luxury hotels and resorts in Nandaprayag and it is only a stopover than a tourist place. However, guesthouses will be available (limited) at reasonable prices.
How to Reach Nandaprayag
Being a major stopover, Nandaprayag is well-connected with significant towns in Uttarakhand. Here are the ways to reach Nandaprayag –
By Air – The nearest airport is Jolly Grant in Dehradun, 204 km away. You can take a daily flight from Delhi and then, a taxi from the airport to Nandaprayag.
By Rail – Rishikesh Railway Station is located about 188 km from Nandaprayag. It is a well-connected train station with major cities in India. Taxis and buses are available from Rishikesh to Nandaprayag.
By Road – Motorable roads connect Nandaprayag with major towns in Uttarakhand. You can hire buses to Srinagar or Rishikesh from ISBT Kashmiri Gate, Delhi. Further, take taxis or buses to Nandaprayag.