Dev Prayag Sightseeing Tour
Dev Prayag is town in Garhwal Himalaya famous for confluence of Bhagirathi and Alaknanda River. Together this rivers are called The Ganga. So its not wrong to say Ganga starts from here as before Dev Prayag the rivers has diffrent names.
Five major rivers Bhagirathi, Alaknanda, Mandakini, Dhauli Ganga and Pindar Ganga forms the Ganga when they merge with each other. Bhargirathi comes from Gangotri glacier while Alaknanda comes from Badrinath. After merging Pindar Ganga, Dhauli Ganga and Mandakini in it Alaknanda
finally meets Bhagirathi at Dev Prayag. Dev Prayag is also place where Lord Ram did his meditation. Raghunath Temple is built in memory of this.
Adi Shankaracharya inspired to build this temple in 8th century. With traditional himalayan architect temple also contain some brahmi script writings on walls.
Dev Prayag is also center town for many nearby Himalayan mountain villages. Prayag word means confluence. Dev Prayag is 80 kms far from Rishikesh and 110 kms from Haridwar. All the way its mountain drive and you can see Ganga river most part of the drive.
Sightseeing Tour : Morning 8 AM start drive to Dev Prayag. Enjoy mountain views all the way. At Dev Prayag visit Raghunath Temple and confluence of Alaknanda and Bhagirathi. At confluence you can also take holy dip in Ganga to wash your sins. After the lunch we start return journey. It generally take 3.5 hrs drive from Rishikesh to Haridwar.
Cost of the Tour : On Request
Entry fees : There is no entry fees anywhere in this tour.
||Home / Railway Station / Airport
||Please arrive at least 2 hours before the start Tour.