Vishnuprayag - First Prayag

Vishunprayag is situated in Chamoli district, approx 40 Kms ahead from Badrinath Temple. At Vishnuprayag, union of Dhauliganga & Alaknanda takes place. At 1889, Maharani of Indore, Ahalyabhai built the temple at confluence. The place is named after the Lord Vishnu, according to Legend, sage Narada mediated here to seek the blessing of Lord Vishnu. The place is endowed with green lofty mountains, gleaming rivers & verdant terrains.

Places to visit near the Vishnuprayag

  • Vishnu Temple: Temple belong to Lord Vishnu, it is believed that at this place Lord Vishnu blessed Sage Narad.
  • Badrinath Temple: The Badrinath temple is located 40 Kms from Vishnuprayag. Badrinath is one of most important shrine among the Char Dham Pilgrimage sites.
  • Hanuman Chatti: Hanuman Chatti is temple of Hanuman ji. It is located few kms from Vishunprayag.
  • The Vishnuprayag hydroelectric Project: /b> The project produces 400 MW & located near to Hanumachatti temple.

How to reach to Vishnuprayag

Nearest railway station to Vishnuprayag is Rishikesh located at distance of 265 Kms approx.

Jolly Grant airport is closest airport which is 280 Kms approx.

Vishnuprayag distance by surface from various cities

Delhi Vishnuprayag 506 Kms (approx)
Bareilly Vishnuprayag 415 Kms (approx)
Lucknow Vishnuprayag 700 Kms (approx)
Chandigarh Vishnuprayag 470 Kms (approx)
Shimla Vishnuprayag 530 Kms (approx)

Best time to visit Vishnuprayag

Apr – Jun & Oct - Nov

Winters are very cold with heavy snowfall. Vishnuprayag experiences pleasant weather during summer. October & November are apt months to visit Vishnuprayag.

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