Widely known as one of the Panch Prayags, the five confluences of rivers, Karanprayag city is of immense spiritual significance and is located in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. It is located on the banks of the major Rivers: Alaknanda and Pindar River, on the way to Badrinath. Being nestled beautifully in the lap of Himalayas, the city is a complete package of quietude and tranquility.
Karanprayag Travel guide is incomplete without a mention of its spiritual gateways and its natural beauty. It is a beautiful town to visit in Uttarakhand and is blessed with rich flora and fauna. It is regarded as one of the five places of the convergence of river Alaknanda (the other four are Vishnuprayag, Devprayag, Nandprayag, and Rudraprayag). For the Hindus, It is amid the sacred places of worship since ancient times and is believed to be the place where Karna of the Mahabharata have worshipped the Sun God. Some of the ancient temples in the town are devoted to Karna.