is formed by the confluence of holy
Ganga and Dhauli Ganga at
Vishnu Prayag originating from from the galciers of
Badrinath and Kamet. Vishnu Ganga
originates from Mana Pass and river Dhauli originates from Niti Pass.
+Many prominent rivers join the course of river Alaknanda, at different points. Nandakini, originating from Nandadevi glacier joins at Nandaprayag and river Pinder, originating from Pindari glaciers in Kumaon, joins Alaknanda at Karnaprayag and Mandakini joins at Rudraprayag.