Karnaprayag is a small holy town in Uttarakhand. It is also known as ‘The City of Karna of Mahabharata’. It is one of the Panch Prayags in Uttaranchal. While visiting the Himalayas, Swami Vivekananda also meditated here with his disciples.

It is situated at an average height of 1451 metres above the sea level. With snow-covered mountains, dense forests, lush green trees and holy shrines, the place is a tourist’s paradise. It has a lot of mythological significance as it is believed to be the place where Karna of Mahabharata worshipped the Sun God. And, to make your stay in this delightful town worthy, here are some famous places to visit in Karnaprayag.


Karnaprayag’s sightseeing tour comprises of an array of temples like the famous Chandika Mata Mandir, Uma Devi Temple, Adi Bari Temple and Karna Temple, which are visited by thousands of devotees every year to seek their blessings. These are not merely temples, you can view the amazing grasslands and high mountains from every tourist place in Karnaprayag.

  • Karna Temple - This is one of the major tourist attractions in Karnaprayag. The shrine is dedicated to mythical character Karna of Mahabharata. Karnaprayag got its name from this great warrior.

  • Karnaprayag River Sangam - Karnaprayag is situated at the confluence (sangam) of rivers Alaknanda and Pindar. It is popular for the sangam as people from different places visit the place to get a glimpse of the beautiful view and click amazing photographs.

  • Uma Devi Temple - This temple is located just at a distance of 2 kms which is dedicated to Goddess Parvati or Gauri who are the daughters of the Himalayas. There are lots of tourists who often visit the shrine during Shivratri and holy month of Shravan.

Apart from the majestic temples, there are many tourist places near Rudraprayag that are must visit. You should visit these beautiful spots to get a glimpse of the local culture and indulge in adventure activities like trekking near Rudraprayag.


Rudraprayag is one of the most amazing five confluences of the Alaknanda River. The entire region is surrounded by snow capped mountains and clean rivers. The chilly weather can be enjoyed at several tourist destinations near Rudraprayag.

  • Tungnath - Tungnath is the highest Panch Kedar temple located in the mountain range of Tungnath. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva and most people go for Tungnath trek, which is an enchanting experience where you can enjoy stunning views. The distance from Karnaprayag to Tungnath is around 80 kms, which can be easily covered by hiring cabs from Karnaprayag.

  • Rudraprayag - Named after Lord Shiva, Rudraprayag is also one of the panch prayags. The distance from Karnaprayag to Rudraprayag is about 33km. There are many ancient temples and other beautiful tourist places to visit in Rudraprayag.

  • Kedarnath - Kedarnath is the most popular tourist destinations in Uttarakhand. This is because it is one of the Chota Char Dham sites as well as a Jyotirlinga of Lord Shiva. This year the Kedarnath temple is open from May to October. Many people make Karnaprayag their base for travelling to Kedarnath Dham as the distance from Karnaprayag to Kedarnath Ji temple is around 55 kms. The hilly route can be conveniently covered by booking car hire options from Karnaprayag.

The snowy mountains surrounded by green valleys is truly a sight to behold ! There are many beautiful tourist places to visit in and around Karnaprayag and you shouldn’t miss any of these. The town has the perfect environment for connecting with the divine nature and on your Uttarakhand trip, you are sure to forget all your worries.


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Karnaprayag is well-connected to most cities in Uttaranchal by road. So convenient and safest way is to book one- way cabs from Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun or Haridwar railway station, which are the closest to Karnaprayag.

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Although Uttarakhand State Transport buses regularly ply from Dehradun to Karnaprayag, due to hilly regions and poor infrastructure of the roads, it is safe to choose car hire options. Once you reach there, you can book local taxis in Karnaprayag through Travelodesk to get reliable service at affordable fares.

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There are many cottages, lodges, budget and 3-star hotels in Karnaprayag. You can choose one depending on the number of people and budget. You might also find some famous luxury hotels with GMVN in Karnaprayag.

The average temperature in Karnaprayag ranges between 6 °C and 29 °C, the weather here is quite pleasant throughout the year. If you want to enjoy winters, plan a trip to Karnaprayag from October to February. However, ensure that the hotel you book has heater facility so that you can have a comfortable stay. So, we suggest you go for online hotel booking in Karnaprayag to get the desired room choose TravelODesk & experience a comfortable stay in Karnaprayag.

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