Nagrasu is a beautiful village in Rudraprayag district which is located on Badrinath highway NH-7 between Rudraprayag town and Gauchar. The village is well-populated and located over a flat piece of land. NH-7 passes through the village because of that it looks like the village is divided into two parts. There is also an ancient Shiva temple located near Nagraru Gurudwara. If you are planning to visit Rudraprayag or Gauchar then you must consider visiting this place. There are a few more villages nearby Nagrasu that you can also visit. Nagrasu is one of the best places to visit nearby Gauchar and Rudraprayag. This place lies between Rudraprayag and Gauchar town.
Places to visit nearby Nagrasu
There are not so many places to visit nearby but, yes, there are a few locations where you can visit.
Shiva Temple Nagrasu
There is an ancient Shiva temple located aside from the main road in Nagrasu which you can visit anytime. The temple remains open all day and throughout the year. If you are in Nagrasu then you must visit this temple.
Gurudwara at Nagrasu
There is a gurudwara at Nagrasu where you can also visit with your friends or family. You can also enjoy the langar at this Gurudwara. It is located near Nagrasu Shiva temple on the side of the road.
Sacred Heart School Nagrasu
Sacred Heart School (Convent School) is also located near the Gurudwara which you can also visit after school time by taking special permission from the faculties (sisters/fathers) of the school. The campus of the school is also mesmerizing and the surroundings are open and airy. You can see the beautiful views of the nearby mountains from here.
If you have enough time then there is an ancient temple of Hariyali Devi which is approx 25 Km from Nagrasu. It is one of the 58th siddhpeeths in India. We recommend you to visit this temple for sure. It will take approximately 40 minutes to reach Hariyali Devi Temple from Nagrasu.
How to reach Nagrasu
The nearest helipad is located in Gauchar. You can take a helicopter from Dehradun to Gauchar and then travel to Nagrasu via shared taxi or bus. The distance between Gauchar and Nagrasu is just 5 Km and it will take 10 – 15 minutes to reach there.
The nearest railway station to Nagrasu is in Rishikesh. From Rishikesh, you can take a shared taxi or bus to reach Nagrasu.
Nagrasu is well-connected with the national and state highways of Uttarakhand. It is located on NH-7 Badrinath highway, so you would not face a problem finding cabs or buses to reach Nagrasu. You can take a direct bus from Kashmiri Gate to Delhi, Dehradun, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Srinagar, or Rudraprayag to Nagrasu. The road conditions are excellent, so your journey will be comfortable. But during the monsoon season, you may face roadblock problems in between the routes. Or you can book a cab or tempo traveler with Garhwali Traveller cab service.
Locality name – Nagrasu
Block name – Agastyamuni
District – Rudraprayag
State – Uttarakhand
Language spoken in Nagrasu – Garhwali and Hindi commonly (English, Punjabi, Christian by minorities)
PIN code – 246171