Panch Prayag - Panch Prayag Yatra

Panch Prayag - Panch Prayag Packages - Panch Prayag Yatra
Panch Prayag, which includes - Vishnuprayag, Nandaprayag, Karnaprayag, Rudraprayag and Devprayag.

Prayag meaning "confluence" in Sanskrit, constitutes a collection of five blessed river confluences in the Garhwal Himalayas in the state of Uttarakhand, India. This huge river, emerges from the freezing glaciers of the Himalayas. It starts with the Vishnu Prayag on the Alaknanda River, which is one of the two foundation streams of the most blessed river Ganges in the Garhwal Himalayas and other streams are the Dhauliganga, Mandakini, Pindar and the Bhagirathi - the top stream of the Ganges.

These five river are Vishnuprayag, Nandaprayag, Karnaprayag, Rudraprayag and Devprayag. Every year thousands of pilgrims journey to this gorgeous and sacred position to present prayers to their Lord and get some fresh vigorous air and quiet of mind.

LEGEND BEFORE THE CONFIGURATION OF PANCH PRAYAG

According to the Hindu legends when Goddess Ganga ongoing downward to earth, to treasure the mankind, Earth was not able to face the vigor which Ganga had. To anger her force Ganga was splitted into 12 channels. The siblings again gets join into single stream after Devaprayag.



vishnuprayag-tour
At Vishnuprayag, Dhauliganga, coming from the Niti valley, joins the Alaknanda River, which is also identified as Vishnu Ganga at this extend of the river. This union takes place at an standard elevation of 1,372 metres, close to Joshimath in Chamoli region of Uttarakhand. It is some 38 km from Badrinath.
nandprayag
Nandprayag got its name from the Yadava King, Nanda. His devotion and dedication towards Lord Vishnu at this position, earned him the benefit of having a son like Vishnu. And therefore he got to raise Krishna (an incarnation of Vishnu) as a foster father.The flowing together is 22 km away from Karnprayag and about 194 km from Rishikesh.
karnnprayag
Karnaprayag is the position where Pindar River, coming from Pindar glacier, amalgamates with Alaknanda River. positioned in Chamoli region, approximately 174 km from Rishikesh. The blessed union gets its name from Karna.
rudraprayag tour
Rudrprayag celebrates the meeting of Mandakini with Alaknanda. It is named after Lord Shiva, who is also identified as Rudra, as many of the mythology relate this position with Shiva. A extensively promoted legend tells that Shiva performed Tandava here.
devprayag yatra
Devprayag is the last and the most significant flowing together amongst the five Prayags of the Garhwal district. Over here Alaknanda meets Bhagirathi after going through the confluences at Vishnuprayag, Nandprayag, Karnaprayag and Rudraprayag, and the blessed river of Ganga finally comes to life.