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View of the confluence of the Nandakini River (foreground) and the Alaknanda River (background) at Nandprayag in the Garhwal Himalayas

Nandakini is one of the six main tributaries of the Ganges river.[1] Originating in the glaciers below Nanda Ghunti on the Nanda Devi Sanctuary, the river joins the Alaknanda at Nandprayag (870m), which is one of the panch prayags or holy confluences on the Alaknanda.


  1. ^ Shrikala Warrier (2014). Kamandalu: The Seven Sacred Rivers of Hinduism. Mayur University. p. 38.

Coordinates: 30°19′55″N 79°18′56″E / 30.3319°N 79.3156°E / 30.3319; 79.3156