Karanprayag - Confluence of Alaknanda and Pindari Rivers
Located at an elevation of 1451mts above sea level, Karnaprayag is one of the five confluences of Alaknanda River where it meets with Pindar River coming from Kumaon region. While on a visit to Himalayas, Swami Vivekananda also meditated here with his gurus.
Karnaprayag is a municipal board in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand state. Karnaprayag is a popular destination of Uttarakhand because it connects Garhwal region with Kumaon by NH58. Alaknanda River of Garhwal region and Pindar River coming from Kumaon region meets at thes sanctified confluence of Karnaprayag.
Why Visit Karanprayag?
Karnaprayag possesses natural beauteousness with lush green mountains, white gushing river and picturesque excursions. Karnaprayag is located on the road to Badrinath. The best time to visit this place is throughout the year but try to avoid monsoon period as the water gets muddy and roads are prone to landslides during monsoon months.