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Best things to do in Rudraprayag and sightseeing in Rudraprayag

This is a town and municipality in the rudraprayag District in the state of Uttarakhand in India. It is considered as a very holy town and also one of the 'Panch Prayag' or a confluence of the River Alakananda. This is where the rivers of Alakananda, Mandakini and Kedarnath meet. The famous poet and naturalist, Jim Corbett once wrote an account about the 'man- eating leopard' which was found in the Rudraprayag region. Much of this beautiful place was damaged due to the earthquake which occured in the year 2013 and especially the bridge over the River Mandakini leading to the Kedarnath Temple was severely damaged. The brand new town which was rebuilt is an even prettier picture now. The main places of tourist interest in Rudraprayag include Rudranath Temple, Chamunda Devi Temple, Koteshwar Temple, Shri Tungeshwar Mahadev ji Temple, the Kartik Swamy Temple and the Kedareshwar Temple. This is also one of the most popular and also one of the toughest pilgrimages for the Hindus.

Tungnath - Rudraprayag

We started our trek from Chopta. Chopta- Tunganath: 3.2 kms The road started through a forest, although the road is well-defined with large stones. Suddenly the road took bend and the sunrays enlightened the vast meadow with small yellow flowers decorating the entire view. The route is completely uphill till the end guided by rhododendron trees on the sides. As we moved up, we found patches of snow hither'n'thither. The mountains were in sight but it was cloudy. We could only see them peeking them through little gaps in them. We reached Tunganath in 2.5 hours. It was windy up there and chilly too;fogs covered the entire village now and then. There are about 5 to 6 hotels. We stayed at the temple's guest house. We chatted with the temple members and the cook, too. The conversation lasted for around an hour. In the evening, the priest at the temple performed the "sandhya-arati". This place does not have electricity and feeble network connectivity. Grab this opportunity and converse with the locals, trust me, you will know what true modesty is.
Nabanita Roy

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A world totally away from this earth, Tungnath offers some of the most enchanting views. Situated in the Rudraprayag district, it’s just below the peak of Chandrashila Summit (the trekking summit of the Chandranath Parbat). Tunganath means Lord of the peaks, mountains form the Mandakini and Alaknanda river valleys.
Ayandrali Dutta

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Deoria Taal - Rudraprayag

Also known as the Devariya or Deoriya, this is a lake at an altitude of over 2000 metres above the sea level. It is about 3 kilometres uphill from the villages of Mastura and Sari. Jeeps are available for a fantastic tour from Ukhimath to the Sari village via the village of Mastura. The surrounding sceneries of lush greenery and the backdrop of the snow covered mountain peaks including the Chaukhamba looks divine from here. You can also trek till this place and arrangements can be made for forest safaris and even overnight camping over here. The temples of Tungnath and Chandrasila, both dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva are visited together with the deoria Taal. There are also a few shops here which sell local and handmade stuffs but these close soon after dusk.
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Mountains like Chaukhamba, Nilkantha, Bandarpunch, Yellow Tooth, Kedar Range, Kalanag, etc. can be viewed from here.
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GMVN Tourist Bungalow Syalsaur - Rudraprayag

Not only is this is an awesome property but also absolute value for money. The location of this holiday resort is very close to the Mandakini River and thus the beautiful and peaceful views and atmosphere is an advantage. You can also participate in a number of tours which start from here and enjoy almost all the important tourist attractions here. The presence of the Kartikeya Swamy Temple very close to this bungalow makes the atmosphere even more divine. This place is thus a perfect one for a peaceful getaway away from all the tiresome surroundings of the city.
Syalsaur doesn't have many stay options because of its remoteness. The GMVN tourist bungalows are great and affordable. These bungalows with interiors made of bamboo sticks add a rusty, mountainous appeal to your stay. The guest house is located right next to the Mandakini river in the mist of the green pastures and is a great place to rest and relax after a tiring day out.
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Mandakini River - Rudraprayag

The meaning of the word 'Mandakini' is 'calm' or 'unhurried' and the Mandakini River is this a symbol of a woman who flows calmly. This is also an extremely holy river whose mention is found in the Shrimadbhagavatagita as one of the trascendental rivers. The Mandakini is a tributary of the Alakananda River and joins with the same at Rudraprayag after which Alakananda moves towards the Deviprayag. The origin of the river is from the Chorabari Glacier in Kedarnath region and is throughout fed by the Vasukiganga River. After Devaprayag the conjoined river flows as the Bhagirathi River which later merges as the holy Ganges. The NH- 107 runs over this river. The river is said to turn violent during the heavy monsoon seasons and it often destroys villages and even parts of the highway.
Mandakini literally means "she who flows calmly". On the face of it Mandakini seems like a calm river but, come the monsoons the river goes violent with its flooding. Yet, the river is surely enjoyed during its calmer times. A tributary of the Alaknanda River Mandakini originates from a glacier n Kedarnath and flows to change form and meet the Ganges in the end. The river in Syalsaur passes like a lifeline in the area. We camped on the banks of this beautiful river. This Himalayan river is worth a visit. You can also indulge in some kayaking along the river.
Fatema Diwan

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parvati valley - Rudraprayag

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