15 Best Places to visit in Rudraprayag - Rudraprayag Sightseeing

Sightseeing Places in Rudraprayag

Rudraprayag is named after Lord Shiva(Rudra), located at the holy confluence of river Alaknanda and Mandakini. Rudraprayag is 34 Km away from Srinagar Garhwal. The route to Badrinath and Kedarnath are separated from Rudraprayag so this place has a very big importance. This place is filled with a lot of nature beauty, religious importance lakes and other famous glaciers in the Rudraprayag district.

Rudraprayag, one of the smallest districts of Uttarakhand lies on NH 58. The small town of Rudraprayag is located at the junction of Alaknanda and Mandakini river, and has a special religious importance for many peoples all over India. The entire area is surrounded by lush green forests and nature beauty. There are some old and religious temples in the town you can visit while planning to see places in Rudraprayag.

Tip - The best time to visit Rudraprayag is in Winters

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Tourist Places in Rudraprayag

Being a religious place most of the places to visit in Rudraprayag are temples. Some of the famous temples in the town are Jagdamba temple, Shiva temple(Koteshwar Mahadev), Dhari Devi and Kedarnath shrine. The Kedarnath town is also located in Rudraprayag district, the distance of Kedarnath from Rudraprayag is approximately 50.7 Km. Kedarnath is one of the most famous Shiva temples of Uttarakhand(char dham) of Hindus 86 Km total distance(via vehicle + trekking).

There are 3 main tourist places in Rudraprayag where travellers and tourists can visit and spend their time. So lets see the Rudraprayag sightseeing places where you should go if you are planning to visit Rudraprayag.

15 Best Places to visit in Rudraprayag

There are many beautiful and famous locations to visit in Rudraprayag you must go if you are in Rudraprayag or planning to go there. The most popular places to visit in Rpg are Kedarnath, Dhari Devi temple, Koteshwar Mahadev temple, Kartik Swami Temple, Chopta Hill station, Tungnath temple, Madhyamaheshwar temple etc.

Koteshwar Mahadev - Shiv Temple

Koteshwar temple is one of the famous temples of Lord Shiva in Garhwal region located on the bank of river Alaknanda.

Dhari Devi Temple - Dhari Maa

Dhari Devi or Dhari Ma temple also located on the holy bank of Alaknanda river near Srinagar garhwal which is a ancient godess devi temple. Where hundreds of visitors visits daily, you can also visit when you are travelling towards rudraprayag from Srinagar garhwal.


Augustmuni is a small town or we can say village of Rudraprayag district famous for Rishi Augustmuni maharaj located on the holy banks of Mandakini river. There are other temples and locations in Augustmuni where you can visit also.


Chopta in Uttarakhand which is also known as the "Mini Switzerland" of Uttarakhand, located in the Rudraprayag District of Uttarakhand State. Chopta Hill station is located at an altitude of 2700 meter from sea level.



Tungnath is located in Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand on Chandranath parvat at a height of 3680 meters above sea level. It is the highest temple of Lord Shiva in the world. Tungnath is one of the sacred Panch Kedar.



Kedarnath temple one of the holy char dham of Uttarakhand which is located in Rudraprayag district. Kedarnath(the base camp Gaurikund) is approx 50 Kms from here thousands of visitors come here for the darshan of Lord Shiva(Baba Kedar).


Madhyamaheshwar is an ancient Hindu temple of Lord Shiva in the rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand. Hundreds and thousands of visitors visits the holy temple every year. The temple remains closed in the winter season due to the heavy snow falls.


Deoriatal Lake

Deoriatal is a beautiful lake situated at a height of 2438 meters above sea level. During early morning time on a clear day, Deoriatal blesses the tourists with miraculous reflections of Chaukhamba Peaks on its crystal clear water.

Gauri Kund

Gauri Kund is the base camp city to the trek to the Kedarnath trekIt is a Hindu pilgrimage site and base camp for trek to Kedarnath Temple, in Uttarakhand, India. It is situated at an altitude of 6502 feet above mean sea level in the Garhwal Himalayas.

Kartik Swami Temple

kartikswami temple

The Kartik Swami Temple is located at 3050 meters from the sea level and which is located on a marble type rock which is naturally built. From the temple, you can see the 360-degree view of the Himalayan Range(Himalayas). 


Khirsu a beautiful hill station in the Pauri district of Uttarakhand state. It is located at an altitude of 1700 mtr above from the sea level. The hill station is 11 Km away from the main Pauri city and 92 Km from the Dehradun city. You can visit Khirsu in any season.


Ukhimath is a small town and a Hindu pilgrimage site in Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand, India. It is situated at an elevation of 1311 meters and at a distance of 41 km from Rudraprayag.

These are some tourist places to visit in Rudraprayag where you can visit them with your friends, groups and with families also. Some of the destinations are best to visit in summers and some in winters.

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