Devprayag is a town and situated in Tehri Garhwal District of Uttarakhand state. The place is located at an elevation of 830 mts above the sea level. Devprayag is the one of the panch prayag and located in confluence of the Alakhnanda River and Bhagirathi River. The town is the meeting place of two holy rivers Alakhnanda and Bhagirathi is known as Ganga or Gangesh River.
It is the place where the pundits of Badrinath Dham live. Meaning of the Devprayag is Dev mean "God" and Prayag Mean "confluence"or "Devo ka Prayag". Devprayag is popular for many ancient temple located here like- Raghunath Ji Temple Dedicated to lord Rama, Dhaneshwar Mahadev Temple, Danda Nagaraja temple, Chandrabadni Temple, Mata Bhuvneshwari temple and the winter home of Badrinath pundits.The most important temple at Devprayag is the Raghunath ji. This temple is constructed by the maharaja of Tehri Garhwal.
There are many water activities like River Rafting, Kayaking and rock climbing, rappelling and trekking etc and also good place for yoga and meditation The place Devprayag is away 70 km from Rishikesh and 37 km from Byasi.
Devprayag is one of the punch prayag five holy river Confluence and thousand of devotees visit Devprayag for going to Chardham Yatra. It is surrounding with three Benevolent peak name - Giddhanchal Parvat, Dashrathanchal Parvatand Narsinghanchal parvat.
Surrpunding with three side are first is puri dise called Bah Bazaar, secone one is Beech Bazar and last third is Shanti Bazar the main bus stand od Devprayag. It is the recommended destination for family, kids and groups.
Raghunath Temple: Raghunath temple is the most popular destination of devprayag in Tehri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand. This temple is dedicated to Lord Ram and known as Raghunath temple. This is the oldest temple of Devprayag. Raghunath ji temple is made up of rocks that roks are 10,000 year old. The Temple is built by Raja Jagat Singh Of Kullu.
Chandrabadni Temple: Chandrabadni Temple is dedicated to Goddess sati. This temple is an ancient temple and situated at a distance of 22 km from Devprayag. The temple is popular for its ancient idols and wall art.
Confluence of Bhagirathi and Alakhnanada: Devprayag is one of the Panch Prayag. Devprayag is the place where the confluence of Alakhnanda and Bhagirathi river and named Gangesh. Devprayag is the meeting point of the two holy River Alakhnanda and Bhagrathi.
Kyunkaleshwar Mahadev Temple: Kyunkaleshwar Mahadev Temple was built by Guru Adi Sankracharya. This temple is devoted to lord Shiva. This temple is houseS idols of Goddess Parvati, Lord Ganpati and lord Kartikeya. The temple is built in 8th centuary.
Suspension Bridges: Suspension Bridges are the main charming attraction in Devprayag. Suspension Bridges are made over the River Bhagirathi and river Alakhnanda. Suspension Bridges offer an amazing view of the entire city Devprayag.
Dashrathshila Temple: Dashrathshila temple is a popular Hindu shrine and main attraction point in Devrpayag. It is believed that the king Dashrath, Father of Lord Rama was penance at this place. This temple is locted on the bank of Shanta River. Name after the daughter of king Dashratha. Puri is the nearest city to Dashrathshila located at a distance of 45 km.
Teen Dhara: Teen Dhara is a famous resting place for the travellers on Rishikesh. The place as the name signifies Teen Dhara means a place where three water springs are situated. It is well known for low cost resturants and situated at a distance of 10 km from Devprayag. One can find tasty meals at well budget price and cold water for drinking with best weather condation all around the year.
Summer Season: Summer season starts from March to till May. Summer is pleasent with moderately cool climate. The Maximum temprature is 31 degree and minimum is 18 degree During the summer. Summer is not more hot.
Winter Season: October is the beginning month of winters in Devprayag to till the month of february. Winters are extremely cool and freezing here during the winter season. The maximum temprature is 18 degree and minimum is zeroo degree. you need to carry woolen clothes during the winter in Devprayag.
Monsoon Season: Monsoon is starts from August to till September. Devprayag is experience the rainfall. The temprature is fall down during the monsoon season. The rain bring freshness and greenery to the place.
Rishikesh: A ideal location for white water rafting and camping in the river beach. Situared at a distance of 74 km from Devprayag. rishikesh is the place of numerious temples and under the Shivalik Range. It is one of the busiest place of uttrakhand. Thousand of the tourists visit Rishikesh throughtout the year.
Shivpuri: Situated at a distance of 50 km from Devprayag. A beautiful loction famous for adventure lovers and offered activities like - white water rafting, Kayaking, Mountaineering, Rock climbing, camping and trekking and also kniown for yoga and maditation. It affords scenic vistas of th e Ganga River, Mountains and verdant forests.
Haridwar: It is the gateway of Chardham yatra situated in Uttarakhand. Meaning of the Haridwar is "Hari ka Dwar" or "Gateway of God" Thousand of devotees visit the Haridwar throughtout the year to take the dip of holy river. It is situared at a distance of 295 mts above the sea level and lies on the bank of Ganga River.
Chandrabadni Temple: Chandrabadni Temple is a shakti peeth and Dedicated to Goddess Sati. According to the legend, Body part of Sati is fall down here and famous as a siddh peetha and holds the importance among the Hindu. This temple is situated at a distance of 22 km from Devprayag.
New Tehri: New Tehri is a planned town created during the Construction of the Tehri Dam. Tehri dam is the major attraction of new Tehri and thousand of tourists visit the place to see the Tehri dam. The place is well connected to motorable road and situated at a distance of 80 km from Devprayag.
By Air: Jolly Grand Airport is the nearest Airport to Devprayag and situated at a distance of 91 km from Devprayag. The Airport is well connected to Delhi With daily flights. Taxis are easily available from jolly Grand Airport to Devprayag. Devprayag is well connected by motorable roads with jolly Grand Airport.
By Rail: Rishikesh Railway Stataion is the nearest railway station to Devprayag and situated at a distance of 91 km from Devprayag. Rishikesh is well connected by railway network with major destination of india. Taxis are easily available to Devprayag from Rishikesh. Devprayag is well connected by motorable road with Moajor destination of Uttarakhand.
By Road: Devprayag is well connected by motorable roads with major destination of india. Buses are easily available from ISBT Kashmiri Gate to Rishikesh and Devprayag. Devprayag has no direct buses available. Buses are available to Devprayag from major destination Of Uttarakhand.
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