Vishnuprayag is one of the Panch Prayag (five confluences) of Alaknanda River, and lies at the confluence of Alaknanda River and Dhauliganga River on the Joshimath-Badrinath route, in Chamoli district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. It is situated at 35km from Badrinath temple at a elevation of 1,372 meters above sea level.
Vishnuprayag derives its name from lord Vishnu who appeared at the place to answer to the meditation of sage Narada. The mighty river Alaknanda is also known as Vishnu Ganga here. A suspension rope bridge is used to cross the mighty Alaknanda river.
Vishnu Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu is situated at the confluence of both river. It is built in 1889 by Ahalyabai, the Maharani of Indore.
Best time to visit Vishnuprayag
Vishnuprayag can be visited anytime of the year but the best time to visit is between April and November.
How to reach Vishnuprayag
Vishnuprayag by Air
Jolly Grant Airport Dehradun is the nearest airport 279Km from Vishnuprayag through Rishikesh-Devprayag-Rudraprayag-Nandprayag-Joshimath.
Vishnuprayag by Rail
Rishikesh railway station is the nearest railhead 263Km from Vishnuprayag. You can find bus and taxi from Rishikesh to Vishnuprayag.
Vishnuprayag by Road
Vishnuprayag is well connected through roadways from all the major cities like Nainital, Almora, Srinagar, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Dehradun, Karnaprayag, Devprayag, Rudraprayag, Joshimath and other towns of Uttarakhand.