Sonprayag is a tiny hamlet situated at an altitude of 1,829 metres above sea level in district Rudraprayag of state Uttarakhand. It is nestled at the convergence of two majestic rivers namely Mandakini and Basuki. It is located en-route Kedarnath Dham and is considered as a place of religious importance.
The celestial town of Sonprayag is enveloped by the lofty Himalayas, offering spiritual and mental bliss. Prayag means confluence and in Hindu religion bathing at the Prayags is considered to be holy. Therefore many people visit this place to bathe in its holy waters which is believed to wash away all the sins.
Places to Visit:
One can pay obeisance at the Triyuginarayan Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu, located at a distance of 8 km from Sonprayag. Kalimath Temple, seated on the banks of Saraswati River in Rudraprayag district, is another religious attraction that can be easily visited from Sonprayag. Gandhi Sarovar, a pristine lake having crystal clear water is also located nearby.
How to Reach Sonprayag:
The town of Sonprayag is located in the midst of Rudraprayag and Gaurikund, en-route Kedarnath Dham. It is situated at a favourable distance of 18 km from Kedarnath and about 70 km from Rudraprayag. It is only 4 km away from Gaurikund and can be easily reached by taking a shared jeep or bus from Rudraprayag. The nearest railway station to this town is at Dehradun (251 km) and Rishikesh railway station at 212 km. Dehradun’s Jolly Grant airport at 226 km is the closest air connectivity to this town.