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Devprayag

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Devprayag is a picturesque town in the lower Himalayas in Garhwal, Uttarakhand.

Understand[edit]

It is famous as the place where the Bhagirathi and Alaknanda rivers meet and take the name Ganga.

Around two hours from Rishikesh, Devprayag can be visited as a day trip, or used as a stopping off point to somewhere higher up in the Himalayan hills.

Get in[edit]

Buses and share jeeps (bound for Karnprayag or Srinagar) take about two hours to reach Devprayag from Rishikesh.

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

Do[edit]

The town can be walked in 2-3 hours, taking in the view from the three different sides of the two rivers, crossing the numerous suspension bridges, and walking through some of the narrow lanes.

Buy[edit]

Eat[edit]

  • Mohit's Momo (Near the suspension bridge on the north side of the Alakanda river). Serves fresh momo and chowmein.

Drink[edit]

Sleep[edit]

The only accommodation in the town itself is an upscale resort. There are a couple of guesthouses on the main road as you enter from Rishikesh, and a couple more overlooking the town on the road to Kedarnath.

Connect[edit]

Go next[edit]

Buses continue towards Srinagar, Karnprayag, and Kedarnath.

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