Champawat"Take A Trip to The Tribal Beauty"

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    Lohaghat - State highway also passes through Lohaghat and travellers can avail taxis, ponies and jeeps to visit this historical place. Tanakpur Railway Station is located at a distance of 90 km from Lohaghat, while the nearest airport is situated at Naini Saini. Lohaghat holds a historical and mythological significance, which make this site an ideal tourist destination from Champawat. This place is situated around 14 km from Champawat and has an average height of 5,597 ft above the sea level. It is located on the banks of Lohawati River and is known for burans flower, which blossom during the summer season.

     

    Devidhura - The festival of Bagwal during Raksha Bandhan is celebrated at a grand level at the Barahi Temple, which is situated within the town of Devidhura.Devidhura is an old town, situated about 58 km from Lohaghat, in the backdrop of the high Himalayan Mountains. This town is full of dense forests having oak and deodar trees, which meet with the three districts of Nainital, Almora and Pithoragarh. There are some archaeological ruins at this site, which belong to megalithic culture that were found in 1858 by Henwood.

     

    Purnagiri - Purnagiri is also famous for sightseeing options like Buram Deo Mandi, Jhulaghat and Punya Parvat. Purnagiri is situated at a height of 3000 m above the main sea level and is located at about 20 km from Tanakpur. It is further 92 km from the district headquarters, Champawat and is famous for a festival held during Chaitra Navratri between March and April. Kali River descends into the plains, where it is called as Sharda River.

     

    Pancheshwar - Pancheshwar is situated at a distance of 40 km from Lohaghat, near the confluence of Saryu and Kali Rivers. This place shares its border with Nepal and is known for its Chaumu Temple, where local inhabitants worship the Jaat of Chaumu. Travellers can also visit Chamdeval (8 km), Rasul (12 km) and Pullu (5 km) that are prominent tourist sites from Pancheshwar.

     

    Gurdwara Reetha Sahib - Gurdwara Reetha Sahib is situated at about 60 km from Nanak Mata and 166 km from Tanakpur Railway Station. The ancient tradition believes that Guru Nanak Dev made bitter fruit of a soapnut tree sweet for feeding Bhai Mardana. This Gurdwara is famous for the soapnut trees and the fruits from these trees are offered as prasad to the devotees.

     

    Ek Hathiya Ka Naula - Ek Hathiya ka Naula is situated at about 5 km from Champawat, which is believed to be built in one night by the one handed artisan.

     

    Kranteshwar Mahadev Temple - This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is popularly called as Kandev and Kurmapad by the local inhabitants. The temple is situated about 6 km from the main town and has a height of 6000 m above the sea level. Kranteshwar Mahadev Temple is located on a hill top, which lies to the east of the Champawat town in the state of Uttarakhand.

     

    Nagnath Temple - The nearest railway station from this temple is situated at Tanakpur and tourists can also travel through Pithoragarh to reach this temple.Nagnath Temple is one of the oldest shrines in the Champawat District, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva. There is a double storey wooden structure along with a carved doorway at this temple, which represents the traditional Kumaoni architectural style. In 18th century, the temple was partially destroyed by the Gorkha and Rohilla invaders, but now the temple is in a better condition than earlier.

     

    Baleshwar Temple - It is currently in ruined state, but is famous for the carvings on its ceilings and other important structural features. The temple is situated 76 km away from Pithoragarh and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Baleshwar Temple is one of the oldest temples in the Champawat District, which was constructed by Chand Dynasty rulers.

     

    Mayawati Ashram - In 1898, Swami Vivekananda shifted his publication office, 'Prabuddha Bharat' from Madras to this Mayawati Ashram. This ashram is located at an average elevation of 1,940 m above the sea level and lies at the backdrop of Himalayan mountain range. It also has a small museum and a library that provide accommodation facilities to the travellers.Mayawati Ashram or the Advaita Ashram is situated just 9 km away from Lohaghat and around 22 km from the district headquarters at Champawat.

     

    Gwal Devta - Gwal Devta is also called as Goll or Goril, which is the main deity of justice. Goril, a Katyuric price of Champawat, was known for his fair play and justice, who was killed by his step mother. After his death, a temple was constructed in his memory at Champawat.

     

    Barahi Temple - Bagwal Fair is an annual fair organised at this temple, on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan. Tourists can also see Panchachuli Peaks from this temple along with Baleshwar Temple and Abbot Mount.Barahi Temple is situated in Devidhura, which is around 58 km from Champawat and is dedicated to Goddess Barahi. This temple also has huge stones that are believed to be used by Pandavas as balls to play games.

     

    Aditya Temple - Aditya Temple is also considered to be the sun god, as it resembles the sun temple of Konark in Orissa. It is situated near Bhumia Mandir and Adi Mandir that are located under tall trees. Aditya Temple is completed surrounded with valley of flowers, dense forest, high peaks and snow filled mountains. The temple is located in Ramak village, which is situated at a distance of 75 km from Champawat.

     

    Banasur ka Kila - Lohawati River also originates from this site which is located alongside the Bhowali Road. This fort is 20 km from Champawat and around 7 km from Lohaghat.Banasur ka Kila is situated at an elevation of 1,859 m and is believed to be constructed during the Medieval Age. The inhabitants believe that this fort was built after Banasur, the eldest son of King Bali, who was assassinated at this site.

     

    Chaumu Temple - An annual Uttarayani Mela, during Makar Sankranti is also celebrated at a grand level at this temple. Chaumu Jaat yatra is also organised here that reflects the culture of the region.Chaumu Temple is located in Pancheshwar and is known for an old idol of Lord Shiva, who is considered to be the protector of animals. Devotees coming here to this temple offer milk and bells to the main deity.

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  • Hotels of Champawat

    Baleswar Resort, Champawat

    Baleshwar Mandir Marg Champawat

    Baleswar Resort offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is created f

    1,700.00 Avg/night

    Cedar Valley Hotel, Champawat

    Pancheswar Road

    Among Abbott Mount hotels, Cedar Valley hotel in Lohaghat is ideally located perched cozily on a pine covered hill slope. The hotel retains the charm of a quiet country hotel and is ideal place for leisure, recreation, f

    1,400.00 Avg/night

    Mount View Hotel, Champawat

    Near Bus Stand Champawat

    Located at a distance of 0.5 km from Baleshwar Temple, Champawat and 75 km from Tanakpur Railway Station is Hotel Mount View. Tourist attractions to visit are Advaita Ashrama (14 km) and Pilibhit Tiger Reserve (124 km).

    1,200.00 Avg/night

    Keshav Hotel, Champawat

    Mini Industrial Area Champvat

    Keshav Hotel offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is created from

    1,300.00 Avg/night

    KMVN Tourist Rest House Lohaghat, Champawat

    KMVN Tourist Rest House Lohaghat champawat

    KMVN Tourist Rest House Lohaghat is situated on Pancheshwar Road in Lohaghat at an altitude of 1,770 mts above sea level. The nearest Railhead is Tanakpur situated 62 kms from Lohaghat. KMVN Tourist Rest House Lohaghat,

    1,900.00 Avg/night

  • Weather

     

    Lohaghat - State highway also passes through Lohaghat and travellers can avail taxis, ponies and jeeps to visit this historical place. Tanakpur Railway Station is located at a distance of 90 km from Lohaghat, while the nearest airport is situated at Naini Saini. Lohaghat holds a historical and mythological significance, which make this site an ideal tourist destination from Champawat. This place is situated around 14 km from Champawat and has an average height of 5,597 ft above the sea level. It is located on the banks of Lohawati River and is known for burans flower, which blossom during the summer season.

     

    Devidhura - The festival of Bagwal during Raksha Bandhan is celebrated at a grand level at the Barahi Temple, which is situated within the town of Devidhura.Devidhura is an old town, situated about 58 km from Lohaghat, in the backdrop of the high Himalayan Mountains. This town is full of dense forests having oak and deodar trees, which meet with the three districts of Nainital, Almora and Pithoragarh. There are some archaeological ruins at this site, which belong to megalithic culture that were found in 1858 by Henwood.

     

    Purnagiri - Purnagiri is also famous for sightseeing options like Buram Deo Mandi, Jhulaghat and Punya Parvat. Purnagiri is situated at a height of 3000 m above the main sea level and is located at about 20 km from Tanakpur. It is further 92 km from the district headquarters, Champawat and is famous for a festival held during Chaitra Navratri between March and April. Kali River descends into the plains, where it is called as Sharda River.

     

    Pancheshwar - Pancheshwar is situated at a distance of 40 km from Lohaghat, near the confluence of Saryu and Kali Rivers. This place shares its border with Nepal and is known for its Chaumu Temple, where local inhabitants worship the Jaat of Chaumu. Travellers can also visit Chamdeval (8 km), Rasul (12 km) and Pullu (5 km) that are prominent tourist sites from Pancheshwar.

     

    Gurdwara Reetha Sahib - Gurdwara Reetha Sahib is situated at about 60 km from Nanak Mata and 166 km from Tanakpur Railway Station. The ancient tradition believes that Guru Nanak Dev made bitter fruit of a soapnut tree sweet for feeding Bhai Mardana. This Gurdwara is famous for the soapnut trees and the fruits from these trees are offered as prasad to the devotees.

     

    Ek Hathiya Ka Naula - Ek Hathiya ka Naula is situated at about 5 km from Champawat, which is believed to be built in one night by the one handed artisan.

     

    Kranteshwar Mahadev Temple - This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is popularly called as Kandev and Kurmapad by the local inhabitants. The temple is situated about 6 km from the main town and has a height of 6000 m above the sea level. Kranteshwar Mahadev Temple is located on a hill top, which lies to the east of the Champawat town in the state of Uttarakhand.

     

    Nagnath Temple - The nearest railway station from this temple is situated at Tanakpur and tourists can also travel through Pithoragarh to reach this temple.Nagnath Temple is one of the oldest shrines in the Champawat District, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva. There is a double storey wooden structure along with a carved doorway at this temple, which represents the traditional Kumaoni architectural style. In 18th century, the temple was partially destroyed by the Gorkha and Rohilla invaders, but now the temple is in a better condition than earlier.

     

    Baleshwar Temple - It is currently in ruined state, but is famous for the carvings on its ceilings and other important structural features. The temple is situated 76 km away from Pithoragarh and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Baleshwar Temple is one of the oldest temples in the Champawat District, which was constructed by Chand Dynasty rulers.

     

    Mayawati Ashram - In 1898, Swami Vivekananda shifted his publication office, 'Prabuddha Bharat' from Madras to this Mayawati Ashram. This ashram is located at an average elevation of 1,940 m above the sea level and lies at the backdrop of Himalayan mountain range. It also has a small museum and a library that provide accommodation facilities to the travellers.Mayawati Ashram or the Advaita Ashram is situated just 9 km away from Lohaghat and around 22 km from the district headquarters at Champawat.

     

    Gwal Devta - Gwal Devta is also called as Goll or Goril, which is the main deity of justice. Goril, a Katyuric price of Champawat, was known for his fair play and justice, who was killed by his step mother. After his death, a temple was constructed in his memory at Champawat.

     

    Barahi Temple - Bagwal Fair is an annual fair organised at this temple, on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan. Tourists can also see Panchachuli Peaks from this temple along with Baleshwar Temple and Abbot Mount.Barahi Temple is situated in Devidhura, which is around 58 km from Champawat and is dedicated to Goddess Barahi. This temple also has huge stones that are believed to be used by Pandavas as balls to play games.

     

    Aditya Temple - Aditya Temple is also considered to be the sun god, as it resembles the sun temple of Konark in Orissa. It is situated near Bhumia Mandir and Adi Mandir that are located under tall trees. Aditya Temple is completed surrounded with valley of flowers, dense forest, high peaks and snow filled mountains. The temple is located in Ramak village, which is situated at a distance of 75 km from Champawat.

     

    Banasur ka Kila - Lohawati River also originates from this site which is located alongside the Bhowali Road. This fort is 20 km from Champawat and around 7 km from Lohaghat.Banasur ka Kila is situated at an elevation of 1,859 m and is believed to be constructed during the Medieval Age. The inhabitants believe that this fort was built after Banasur, the eldest son of King Bali, who was assassinated at this site.

     

    Chaumu Temple - An annual Uttarayani Mela, during Makar Sankranti is also celebrated at a grand level at this temple. Chaumu Jaat yatra is also organised here that reflects the culture of the region.Chaumu Temple is located in Pancheshwar and is known for an old idol of Lord Shiva, who is considered to be the protector of animals. Devotees coming here to this temple offer milk and bells to the main deity.

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