The stunning Sonprayag is nestled at an elevation of 1829m is a popular site where Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati were married. It is nestled in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand state of India. It beautifully flaunts its nature’s bounty and pretty snow-capped peak. It is the place where the river Mandakini meets river Basuki. This beautiful place at Kedarnath is located between Gaurikund and Rudraprayagen route to KedarnathDham. This destination has a religious significance as per Hindu mythology. It is believed that Sonprayag is one of the five Prayags of Uttarakhand state.
It is also believed that by touching the water of Sonprayag the first ladder of Baikunth Dham is obtained and also by taking the dip in the confluence here liberations from the sins made by man is attained. The devotees go through Sonprayag during their yatra to Kedarnath Dham as the sacred Kedarnath Dham is around 19kms away from Sonprayag. On your tour to Sonprayag make sure to visit the nearby places that will surely make your vacation the most surreal one. Triyuginaraayan temple- that is located close to Sonprayag at Triyugi village, Gaurikund- is located just 8kms from Sonprayag, Gandhi Sarovar- a pretty lake near Sonprayag that has fresh clean water. One can spend their enjoyable time here at Gandhi Sarovar, Vasuki Tal- surrounded by lofty Himalayan mountains it is truly a must-visit Vasuki Tal. One can capture the enchanting views of Chaukhamba peak from this lake. Witness here the sacred Brahmakamal flowers in Vasuki Tal. This Tal is also famous for trekking.
The nearest railway station to reach Sonprayag is at Dehradun that is around 251kms away or the Rishikesh railway station that is 212kms away from Sonprayag. The nearest airport is the Jolly Grant Airport that is around 226kms away from Sonprayag. Plan a trip to this wonderful location in May, June and between September to November. There is ample option of accommodation available at Sonprayag. One can make their stay comfortable at Sonprayag. The astounding Sonprayag is also a place for nature lovers. It is the places that flaunt its natural resources beautifully.
With its high altitude mountains all covered with snow, pretty valleys with blooming colourful flowers, tranquil streams, cascading waterfalls, and gushing rivers, Sonprayag is a must-visit place. The travellers who want to explore the most mesmerizing place of Uttrakhand. One can plan a trip to Uttarakhand that is counted among the fantastic places in the state.