Morning after breakfast drive to Karanprayag chick in to hotel and lunch after lunch sightseeing at Karanprayag and Dinner over night stay at Karanprayag.
The icy flow from the Pindari glaciar becomes the Pindari river, and when it joins the Alaknanda at 788 mts, the confluence is recognized as Karnaprayag. The wooded thickets of the hills surrounding Karnaprayag were the meeting ground for Shakuntala and Dhyanta, immortalised in Kalidasa's immortal classic of the same name and a preferred ballad ever since, There is a temple dedicated to Karna here, the son of queen Kunti and her fiery lover, Lord Surya. Karna's lineage was kept a secret, but he practiced austerities before his father and was granted the boon of a pair of earrings and armour that made him invincible, finally, he fell in the bettle the Pandavas and Kauravas, but he remin a tragic hero for in life he never had the legitimacy he desired. Other temple at the confluence are dedicated to Narayan, Gopal, Shiva and Uma.