Karnaprayag is located in Chamoli district, 130 Kms ahead from Badrinath Temple. Merger of river Alaknanda & Pindari river happens at this place. According to legends, Karna warrior of Mahabharata, performed severe penance here to acquire impregnable shield (Kavacha & kundal) from Lord Surya. Along with religious importance, this place also offers huge opportunities to adventure lovers & avid nature enthusiast. The serenity of the place had even allure Swami Vivekananda who had mediated here for few days.
Nearest railway station to Karnaprayag is Rishikesh located at distance of 170 Kms approx.
Jolly Grant airport is closest airport which is 190 Kms approx.
|Delhi||Karnaprayag||400 Kms (approx)|
|Bareilly||Karnaprayag||318 Kms (approx)|
|Lucknow||Karnaprayag||565 Kms (approx)|
|Chandigarh||Karnaprayag||377 Kms (approx)|
|Shimla||Karnaprayag||435 Kms (approx)|
Summers & winter, both are apt season to visit Karnaprayag. However avoid during monsoon due to heavy rainfall, (July till September) the place become prone to landslides. The place has severe chilling winters accompanied with snowfall hence advisable to carry warm woolen clothes.