Devprayag- hidden gem of Uttarakhand

This article will help you to find every information about the famous religious place Devprayag situated in Uttarakhand. It includes history of Devprayag, places to visit around Devprayag, famous temples in Devprayag, and all other information convu Devprayag.


Devprayag is a very famous religious site for Indians. It is situated in Uttarakhand. Devprayag is known for the combination of two famous rivers named- Bhagirathi and Alakananda river. After Devprayag these rivers flow out to meet Ganga river. Devprayag is famous for holy spirits and its natural beauty. A Tour to Devprayag will gave you a lot of relief from the crowedy and polluted world. Devprayag is supposed to be the beginning of the holy Ganges River. Devprayag is situated at an altitude of about 2265 ft above the sea level and is situated on the slope of a hill.

Religious belief about Devprayag- there are many religious stories behind Devprayag. According to one it is believed that Devprayag was named after Deosharma - he was a
sage. He lived in Devprayag until he gets the glimpse of God. It is situated at a distance of about 87 km from Narendra
Nagar. Thousands of tourist visits Devprayag every year.

Destination to visit around Devprayag- there are many major destinations to visit during ones tour to Devprayag.
Raghunathji temple– it is believed that it was made ten thousand years ago.
Dasharathachal Peak– it is a rock which is also known as Dashrathshila. Other places to visit includes-

¤ Varah Tirth
¤ Pushpavatika

¤ Baitalshila
¤ Varahishila
¤ shrines of Bhairava
¤ Bhushandi

¤ Durga
¤ Vishveshvara
¤ Baital Kund
¤ Brahm Kund
¤ Surya Kund
¤ Vasisht Kund
¤ Indradyumna Tirth
¤ Pushyamal Tirth

How to reach Devprayag

How to reach Devprayag by air- nearest airport to Devprayag is Jolly Grant Airport which is situated at a distance of 91kms from Devprayag. From Jolly Grant Airport you can reach Devprayag by means of regular buses and taxis. Jolly Grant airport is very well connected to all the major parts of India by regular flights.
How to reach Devprayag by rail- The nearest railway platform to Devprayag is located at Rishikesh at a distance of about 72 km from Devprayag, which is very well connected to all the major parts of India by rail lines. From Rishikesh you can easily reach Devprayag by means of regular buses and taxis.
How to reach Devprayag by road- Devprayag is very well combined to all the major parts and destinations of Uttarakhand by means of motorable roads. Devprayag is situated on National Highway 58.


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