Uttarakhand in Northern India is a pilgrim's paradise. Steeped in Hindu mythology there are great religious spots marked with temples and holy rivers in Uttarakhand. Rudrapayag is situated at the confluence of River Mandakini and Alakananda. Named after Lord Shiva, there is an old temple of the Lord known as Rudranath. On your tour to Rudraprayag, you can enjoy the mountainscape and the splendid beauty surrounding it.
Situated on the route to Badrinath from Srinagar it is often a stop over or pilgrims on their way to Badrinath or Kedarnath. A road from Rudraprayag bifurcates into two, one goes to Kedarnath and other to Badrinath. On you tour to Rudraprayag you can visit the small Jagdamba Devi Temple dedicated to Goddess Durga.
Rudraprayag is said to be the place where Narad Muni meditated for several years. Pleased with his devotion Lord Shiva blessed him with his musical talent. At a distance of 34 kms from Srinagar, a tour to Rudraprayag is a must to proceed for your pilgrimage for Badrinath and Kedarnath Dham. The region around Rudraprayag is full of scenic beauty, lakes and glaciers and temples of religious importance.