Karna Prayag

The town of Karnaprayag is one of the popular destinations in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand and is also among the five confluences of the river of Alaknanda where it would join the Pinder river from the region of Kumaon. Karnaprayag is one of the most vital mythological sites according to legends as this is the site where Karna worshipped the Sun God for acquiring the impregnable shield. Travellers can visit the ancient temple of Karna and Uma to discover unknown facts about the region. It is said that Swami Vivekananda meditated in this town while he was visiting the Himalayas.

The pristine town of Karnaprayag possesses natural magnificence with the lush green mountains, white gushing water rivers and various other scenic excursions. The town of Karnaprayag is also located at the Badrinath Road. Karnaprayag can be visited year wide but it would be better to avoid rainy season as the roads become muddy and landslide prone. Travellers can try out 3 nearby attractions within the vicinity of Karnaprayag for spending leisure daytime. These attractions make some of the most happening places where visitors can find picnic spots for a memorable vacation.

How To Reach

By Air: Travelers can book flights till Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun which is located 230 kms away from the holy town of Karnaprayag. Daily flights are available to IGI Airport Delhi.

By Rail: Rishikesh railway station is the nearest rail head to Karnaprayag and trains are available to major cities in India from the railway station. The railway station is 240 kms away from Karnaprayag.

By Road: To reach the town of Karnaprayag, you can travel through the major destinations of the Uttarakhand state, as it would link with the Garhwal region to Kumaon through NH87. An overnight journey from Kashmiri Gate ISBT would drop you to the sacred town of Karnaprayag.

Places to See in Karnaprayag