The third of five 'kedars' or abodes of Lord Shiva, the beautiful temple town of Rudraprayag are one of the most popular tourist destinations of Uttaranchal. Located at the confluence of the rivers Mandakini and Alaknanda, the temple of Lord Shiva or Rudra as He is also locally known is one of the holiest places of Hinduism in India. A definite must visit while planning a holiday in Uttaranchal, a trip to Rudraprayag is also accompanied by an added attraction shopping in Rudraprayag.
Shopping in Rudraprayag
Shopping in Rudraprayag mainly consists of small souvenirs to take back home as gifts from your tour to Rudraprayag. These include miniature wooden sculptures of Lord Shiva, the main deity of the Rudraprayag. Besides this, a number of small shops have been set up in recent times to cater to the needs and tastes of almost all the tourists planning a holiday in Rudraprayag.
How to Reach Rudraprayag
By Air :- The nearest airport to the holy town of Rudraprayag is the Jolly grant airport at Rudraprayag, the Capital city of Uttaranchal, which is around 317 kms away from the pilgrimage center of Rudraprayag.
By Rail :- The nearest railheads to the holy town of Rudraprayag are at Rishikesh and Kotdwar which are located around 297 and 327 kms away from Rudraprayag respectively.
By Road :- Well- maintained, metallic roads lead to this holy city, which is well-connected to a number of the other cities of Uttaranchal and its neighboring provinces. The city is well connected to almost all the cities of the region by an efficient and regular network of transportation.