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Devprayag Travel Guide (Char Dham)

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Devprayag (Deoprayag or Dev Prayag) is a small town in the Pauri Garhwal District of Uttarakhand near Rishikesh. Devprayag is situated at a height of 2,700 feet, famous as the place where the River Ganga first takes its form - resulting from the confluence ("sangam") of the Bhagirathi and the Alaknanda Rivers.

The town has been named Devprayag after a sage named Dev Sharma, lived and meditated here and is beleived to have got a glimpse of the Almighty. Also reputed to have a "10,000 years old" temple of Lord Ram called Raghunathji Temple which is pyramidal in shape. Lord Rama and King Dashrath are also believed to have did penance here. Baitalshila is a bath at Devprayag that can cure leprosy.

Devprayag during Char Dham Yatra

Devprayag is a convenient stopping point from Rishikesh enroute to destinations further north in Uttarakhand, including Badrinath, Kedarnath during Char Dham Yatra.

Places to See in Devprayag

  • Chandrabadani Temple: The Chandrabadani Temple at Devprayag is dedicated to the Goddess of Shakti / Power. Outside the temple one can find many old staues and iron Trishuls. One can get beautiful views of the Kedarnath and Badrinath peak from here
  • Raghunathji Temple : The Raghunathji Temple, dedicated to Lord Ram, is believed to be one of the oldest temples in India. The temple is pyramidal in shape and made of stone.
  • Suspension Bridges: There are many bridges all around the Devprayag town.

Devprayag in Char Dham Road Route Plan

Haridwar - Rishikesh - Chamba - Tehri - Dharasu - Barkot - Sayana Chatti - Hanuman Chatti - Jankichatti - Yamunotri - Uttarkashi - Harsil - Gangotri (Gaumukh) - Srinagar - Rudraprayag - Augustmuni - Phata - Sitapur - Guptkashi - Gaurikund - Kedarnath - Ukhimath - Chopta - Gopeshwar - Chamoli - Pipalkoti - Joshimath (Auli) - Govindghat - Hanuman Chatti - Badrinath - Nandprayag - Karnprayag - Devprayag

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Devprayag Hotels and Resorts

There are few options for accommodation in Devprayag during Char Dham Yatra. Following is the list of hotels, resorts, guest houses in Devprayag.

List of Devprayag Hotels

  • GMVN Devprayag Tourist Rest House (for details check here GMVN Devprayag)
  • Ramkund Resorts
  • Motel Dev

Devprayag Location and How to reach

Location : Devprayag lies at an altitude of 472 m, on Rishikesh-Badrinath route, about 75 Km from Rishikesh.

Air : The nearest airport is the Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun, at 93 Km. One can get taxis and buses from Dehradun to reach Devprayag.

Rail : Rishikesh, at 76 Km, is the nearest railhead. Taxis and buses are available from Rishikesh to move to Devprayag.

Road : Devprayag is connected very well to the major towns of Uttaranchal. Major distances from Devprayag are: Shivpuri 55 Kms, RudraPrayag 69 Kms, Rishikesh 70 Kms, Joshimath 182 Kms, Haridwar 94 Kms, Badrinath 226 Kms and Delhi 298 Kms.

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