#14 of 18 Places to Visit in Kedarnath
Distance (From Kedarnath): 18 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1-2 Hours
Place Location: On The Way To Kedarnath
Transportation Options: Bus / Cab
Travel Tips: This place can be visited while going to Kedarnath
At a distance of 4 km from Gaurikund, 18 km from Kedarnath and 70 km from Rudraprayag, Sonprayag is a small hamlet situated in Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand. It lies at an altitude of 1829 m.
Sonprayag is a place of religious significance located enroute to Kedarnath Dham. Prayag means confluence and Sonprayag lies at the confluence of two holy rivers Basuki and Mandakini. There is a common belief among people that bathing in the river can wash away their sins.
Surrounded by the snowcapped peaks, Sonprayag attracts visitors in large numbers. The snow peaks and the streams of river add a majestic charm to this serene location. Triyuginarayan, which is supposed to be the marriage place of Lord Shiva and Parvati, is located at a distance of 10 km from Sonprayag.
The current trek route to Kedarnath starts from Sonprayag which will be changed back to original Gaurikund route.