Activities in Nandprayag
Nature Walk: Nature Walks in the evening or morning are one of the best activities to explore the lush green surroundings of Nandaprayag. One can hike to nearby vantage point and enjoy the panoramic Himalayan view.
Village Tourism: Bangali is one of the few lesser known hamlets situated near Nandaprayag. One can hike to the village and explore the beautiful village learn about their rustic way of life, customs and beliefs.
Meditation: The calm and serene atmosphere that encapsulates Nandaprayag is an ideal place to meditate and get in touch with your inner self. The fresh air is simply refreshing and clears away all the toxic elements within heart and mind.
Staying in Nandprayag
Situated at the confluence of Nandakini River and Alaknanda River, the small town of Nandaprayag has quite a few accommodation options available. However, it is difficult to find luxurious hotels and resort at Nandaprayag as it is more of a stopover than a tourist place. There are budget friendly guesthouses which provide limited amenities at reasonable price.
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Nandprayag Food Guide
Being a place of religious importance, the food served here is predominately vegetarian. Few local restaurants serve simple North Indian meal along with few popular Chinese items like noodles and momos. In addition to that, one can try authentic Garhwali cuisine if one is able to find a restaurant serving the Pahadi dishes. There are no fancy restaurants at Nandaprayag.
Mythology of Nandprayag
According to myths and legends, Raja Nanda was promised the boon of Vishnu as a son. Unfortunately, the same boon was also granted to Devki, the imprisoned sister of the tyrant and cruel king, Kansa. Finally the gods found a solution to the problem which was that Vishnu would be born as Krishna to Devki but would be brought up by Raja Nanda's wife, Yasodha.