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How would you feel if you get a chance to travel to any of the Glacier? Pindari Glacier is the easiest accessible glacier spread in 32. Km length and 1.5 km Width. The best part is you can cover the whole distance in 1-week max. Approx 82 km trek with full of excitement and dangerous routes is special part of this tour. This Indian tourist place is in Bageshwar city of Kumaon region and altitude is 3350 meters. You need at least 7 days though trek grade is moderate. Your journey will start from Loharkhet and best time for glacier visit is from April to November.



Kumaon region itself is full of beautiful destinations as the mesmerising Himalaya ranges are either starting or ending in Kumaon region.

Trek to Pindari Glacier

Your trekking in India is not complete if you have not done trek to Pindari Glacier. Nanda Devi and Nandakot are two religious spots close to our destination this mean you can enjoy some more locations if you reach Bageshwar town. Nanda Devi and Nandakot are all time snow-covered peak locations. Here trek will take you through dense forests, lush green valleys, verdant meadows and cascading rivers. You will get mesmerizing worm’s-eye view of the royal Nanda Devi peak from our spot.



Travel to Village:

During the trek you will cover few towns and villages of Kumaon district. These towns are again beautiful, and people are very friendly as well. In case you need any help, you can check with the villagers. Almora and Bageshwar are two big towns you will go through during the trek. Villages in Kumaon are simple but rich in culture life and Pindari is one of them. You will trek among dense forests and can see streams ending at two big glaciers.

Once you reach the spot you can also trek to Kafni Glacier that is another impressive location. Kafni is 3860 meters elevation from the sea level. Some travel firms are having packages for the trek for such spot, though all are having similar kind of plans.



How to reach Pindari Glacier?

Initial trip will start from Kathgodam to Bageshwar and then Loharkhet. From Loharkhet you will move towards Dhakuri. Your trekking will start from Loharkhet that is 10 km easy trek. From Dhakuri you will trek towards Khati that is 9 km simple route. From Khati move towards Dwali for 11 km trek. It is kind of moderate trek, so you might face difficulty here. Then Dwali to Phurkia and then zero point and then Kafni glacier. There are some more trekking parts that you can try. For this tour you require minimum 7 days to enjoy it properly.

You must reach Kathgodam to start your journey. Kathgodam is easily reachable through Howrah and some other big cities of India.
An unexplored coastal area of India Gopalpur is our prime destination today. It is the town of Ganjam region in Odisha, India. It is the commercial as well as famous sea beach for travelers at 15 km distance from Berhampur. This Indian tourist place is having ample of beaches and there is a point when sea is divided in two parts. You can view the amazing pictures of this wonder beach land.



History

Gopalpur is the ancient commercial port, though now its lying in ruins. Soraine family controlled the town for longer and they became wealthy as well. Development during their ownership was good and later it became big trade centre from little fishing village. They also founded the rule allowing any villager to build own house, with some perimeters. At British ruling period family transferred and become British missionaries. Town played important role for British East India company especially for trading with Bhutan and other north-east countries. Gopalpur is the very quiet and relaxed place, but the only big difference about this place is it is one of most hunted beaches of India now.



Beaches

Town is just 16 km far from Brahmapur that is commercial hub of southern Odisha. Brahmpur is also close to the border of TN (Telangana State). This torpid beach is full of casuarinas, coconut groves and gentle sand dunes.

Gopalpur Beach

Renewed in 1970s initiated by Odisha government, the docks were supposed to recuperate the trading activities of the port. The old dock is key tourist attraction here that was the major point for trade and commerce during medieval times. The sailors of that time started journey from this dock to Indonesia and Rangoon. It's a amazing drive-in for the visitors and the view of sea from this point cannot be expressed in worlds. It is listed in longest stretch beaches of India famous for cashew nut trees as well. Town is having main business of cashew nuts and export is done at large scale from this town. Lighthouse is placed at the point from where the maximum area of sea can be covered. Town is also popular to localities for 'beach festival' organized every year. Another big beach is Dhabaleshwar also known to the world for temple.



Attractions near Gopalpur

Beach Festival:

The first beach festival was conducted in the 1996 by Ganjam Hotel Association. The reason to start festival was to promote tourism and culture.



Aqua Sports:

Notorious Scuba Diver Shabbir Box established the training cum fun ride service on the backwaters of the sea. Wind Surfing, Scuba Diving, Rowing, Swimming, Water Scooter and Paddle Boat are few major events performed with well trained professionals.

How to reach Gopalpur?

By Air: Bhubaneswar is at 180 km distance is the closest airport for our town. Flights from almost all domestic airports are available for Bhubaneshwar.
By Rail: Closest railway station is Berhampur reachable through Calcutta, Chennai and some big cities of India.
By Road: This Indian tourist place is connected by road to Barkul, Bhubaneshwar (180 km), Berhampur (16 km), and Puri (242 km).
Like other states of India Uttarakhand is also famous for its beauty. One of the prime destination Pantnagar is our target of the day. This amazing town is located at Uttarakhand under Udham Singh District. The best part is you can visit Nainital, Kashipur, Kiccha, Rudrapur and Haldwani once you reach at Pantnagar as these are the surrounded cities.



This town is known to the world for its first agricultural university of the nation. It was established on 17th Nov 1960 and was named as Uttar Pradesh Agricultural University at the initial period. At present it is known as GBPUAT (Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology). Town is also recognized for big industries like Tata motor, Bajaj, HP, Britannia, HCL, Voltas, Nestle, Schneider Electric, Dabur, Vedanta as they big plants in this town.

Few Facts about Pantnagar

Till November 2000 the town was in Uttar Pradesh State. On 9th Nov 2000 it became the part of Uttarakhand that is full of natural beauty destinations. Pantnagar is famous for two different reasons, one is the university and the 2nd reason is the only airport that connects the Kumaon region to other cities of India. However, flights are limited for the town so if you have planned the trip make sure you check the availability of flights.




City is holding few places only for the visitors though, it is green and amazing land. Travellers can enjoy the nearby destinations as well because some key places of India are very near to Pantnagar. These places are Haldwani, Nainital and Jim Corbett.

Best time to visit Pantnagar

Weather of the town is always pleasant and the conditions are most appealing in winter. Summer is slightly hot but still manageable not like other parts of nation, winter is the tranquil season to visit here.

How to Reach Pantnagar?

BY AIR: Pantnagar Domestic airport is connected to some big cities of India and it is the only way to connect Kumaon Region through air. Weekly 4 flights from Delhi are easiest way for travellers.

BY RAIL: Its own railway station is linked to many cities, though Haldi railway station is better mode to reach our spot. It is just 5 km away from Pantnagar and well-connected with major cities of North India.

BY ROAD: Road trip to any destination in Uttarakhand is special because of beautiful curve roads. The closest bus station is just 7 km away from the central part of the town. Buses are available from Uttar Pradesh and Delhi so no issues for commuter to reach this wonder land.
I am wondered that we have such beautiful places in India. My fresh tour to Sitlakhet was amazing. This is the quite place for vacation spread in small area. Basically, it is a small village having green surroundings. The Forest Rest House is the best accommodation available in this town. However, some hotels and lodgings are also available but you might face difficulty to get room in peak season. State government always tried to restrict the visitors at this place because it is the most beautiful and charming location of Uttaranchal.  The view from corridor or the balcony of the rest house is breath-taking. The astonishing snow range visible from the room is different experience.




Sitlakhet is quaint Indian tourist place away from the hustle cities. This town comes under Almora district with less population. It is one of the secret tourist places of India and very fewer people reach here, though it is the real beauty of the nature. Ranikhet is only 24 km away from the spot so if you feel to spend more time in Uttaranchal you can visit Ranikhet too. Our destination is at 1900 meters altitude from the sea level located at Syahi Devi hills.



Attraction of Sitlakhet

Sun-kissed hills and rich flora-fauna with cool breeze environment are best things to do in the town.

Syahi Devi Temple

Syahi Devi temple is the key attraction of the place at 3 km distance from Almora. However, the forest walks and jungle safari is also few activities you can do in this town. You can also do camping at this place. Situated at 4 km from central part of town.



Jhula Devi Temple

The ancient temple dating back to 8th century is located at Sitlakhet. This is the quiet and sheltered environment at 7 km from the town. This is the temple of Goddess Durga built to protect town from the wild animals.



Chaubatia Orchard

The Orchard at 10 km distance is next place at 1800 mts altitude from the sea level. It is known as garden of delicious peaches, apricots, plums and apples.

Natural spring

The natural spring at Almora town was initiated 70 years ago. It is in the middle of garden and surrounded with greenery.

Best period to reach Sitlakhet is from May to October and you should spend 1 day at least in the town. The peaks covered with snow are easily visible from throughout the city.



How to reach Sitlakhet?

Uttaranchal is beautiful state of India linked properly through road. Our town is also linked to all big cities through road. However, rail and airport are also mode of transport to reach the town. Nearest big railway station is Kathgodam at 110 km and closest airport is Pantnagar at 147 km.
Dense forest of Satpura (Satpura ke Ghana jungle – Hindi Translation) is known to the world. Our destination for today is Satpura a beautiful green location of Hoshangabad region of Madhya Pradesh. The name of town is derived from the Satpura range spread in 524 km2 area along with the adjoining Pachmarhi and Bori wildlife sanctuaries set up in 1981. This Indian tourist place is extremely rugged jungle consisting of sandstone peaks, ravines, narrow gorges and dense forest. Its 300 to 1,352 metres above the sea level has Dhoopgarh peak at highest 1,350 metres. The closet town is Pachmarhi that is another wonderful location for holidays. Closest railway station is Piparia at 55 kilometres.




Travel Guide

This wonderland is very rich in biodiversity and you can find animals including leopard, sambar, Indian muntjac, chital, nilgai, Chinkara, four-horned antelope, wild boar, bear, fox, porcupine, black buck, flying squirrel, Indian giant squirrel and mouse deer. Peafowl and Hornbills are common birds found at this national park. There was a time when the place was known as home for dacoity. However, today the place is famous as one of the biggest home of tiger.




Best Time to Visit

Correct time to visit this jungle is from October to April. As per forest department the timing for jungle safari is 6:30 AM to 11 AM. Slots are available for evening as well like 15:30 to 17:00. They have package for full day as well but it is for few extra hours. If you want to spend more time in jungle you can go for full day package that starts at 6:30 AM to 5 PM. Park is closed from June 16 to 30th September so make plan according to plans of forest administration. It is open for rest of the months so you can plan trip accordingly to location. This place came into light by British Officer J. Forsyth in 1857 when he was in search of greatest freedom fighter Tantya Tope. He accidently reached the Satpura find it suitable for military base.




Denwa River

A lifeline river of Satpura jungle originates from south-east part of Hoshangabad region and flows from east to west direction. It joins the Tawa river at Rainpur. However, the location of Denwa river is at 22.74 with Longitude of 77.71 meters. Tawa dam has been structured on this river. It offers number of activities such as boating and you can enjoy the scenic exquisiteness of National Park with bird-watching. Be careful while boating as there are many marsh crocodiles in the river.




Weather

This green destination is every time visit place though winter could be little problem here. Temperature in January goes to around 1 degree Celsius, though its best to visit from March to April. You can also visit between September to December as the climate becomes pleasant and temperature is manageable as well.

How to reach Satpura National Park?

The capital city Bhopal is just 170 km away from Satpura. Other nearest big cities to reach the destination are Jabalpur (230 km), Indore (380 km), Nagpur (340 km), Pachmarhi (90 km), and Sanchi (230 km).

By Air: To reach the destination nearest airport is Bhopal. It is properly connected to Delhi and Mumbai city.

By Train: You can also avail trains for Itarsi, Pipariya, Sohagpur and Hoshangabad to reach Satpura. As the jungle is spread in large area there are 3 main entrance points. First entrance is from Pachmarhi, 2nd is from Madhai and 3rd is from Tawa. If you are planning from Tawa you can stay at Tawa resort for further journey. Off-road cars are good for this jungle ride as many areas towards our destination are muddy roads.

By Road: This Indian tourist place can be reached by road from or via Bhopal and Jabalpur city. Road conditions are quire comfortable but suggested not to drive in rainy season.
Panna is the centric getaway offering Wildlife, Bird watching, Waterfalls and Visits to Alligator Sanctuary etc. Today our destination is Panna that is a small town near Khajuraho a well-known place of India. Khajuraho is famous for caves and ancient different types of temples. However, the surrounding area is also attractive and popular for regular outings and gateways. Panna is one of the dense jungle, though you can enjoy the bird watching and wildlife once you visit here.


This small town of Madhya Pradesh is world known for diamond mines as well. Panna itself is the name of kind of diamond which is very precious. It was a Gond settlement till 17th century. If you have heard about the Padmavatipuri Dham temple it is in this town only. This historical Indian tourist place is all time favourite destination for nature lovers. Baldau and Jugal Kishore temples are few religious spots of the town. This town was ruled by Bundela kings so you will find their structural architecture every corner.

    

 The bad part of this town is it was a house of tigers few ages back, but not tigers are very rare and because of this sighting is fallen over the years. Forest department tried all possible ways and they also tried relocating tigers from different regions. However, tigers are still missing from the Panna, though wide variety of animals are still there in the jungle and you watch them closely. Visitors list is also decreased in last few years. But as fewer people are reaching this town you will not face difficulty with sightseeing and accommodation. Jungle lodges and hotels are having enough rooms for you so no worries just reach this core jungle and spend quality time. You can also reach through Khajuraho that is very near to our destination. Khajuraho itself is the tourist place and you can enjoy the western group of temples here. the best part of your trip will be stay at Khajuraho for 1 day at least, enjoy the place and start your trip to Panna next day. Reneh and Pandav falls are waterfalls of this region famous for high flow water during monsoon.

   

Summarised Tour In Panna

Arrive at Khajuraho and visit temples. Next day you can proceed to Panna through private transport. Morning Jeep Safari is best in this jungle as day time will be hot enough and animals will not be visible that easily. Visit Ken Ghariyal Sanctuary next and enjoy the waterfalls. 2-day trip is enough for Panna national park.  

Sightseeing

Panna national park is listed as interesting Indian tourist place for wildlife photography. Wildlife and Bird Watching are few favourite events here. Mahaseer fishing is another event you can enjoy at Panna. Raneh and Ken waterfalls are best in monsoon as flow of water will increase.  

How to reach Panna?

This small town is easily reachable through public transport. You can hire taxi or can go through train as well. Nearest biggest railway station is Khajuraho located at 44 km distance. Trains for Khajuraho are available throughout India. Khajuraho domestic airport is also connected to almost all major cities of India.
Exhausted of all regular destinations for tourism, destination tiredness had set in and I was investigating an escape from scorching heat and moistness of sultry plains of my town. Then I heard to Didihat the rich flora a mountain retreat of Uttarakhand. Its offering scenic views of valley surrounded by attractive points. This town is at pilgrimage route to Kailash Mansarovar a place added to char dham. Some Himalaya peaks including Panchachuli are key attraction here. This Indian tourist place is also a small business hub for Uttarakhand as few traders have coffee and tea plantation in Didihat.

   

The name of the town is inspired from the Kumauni word “Dand” that means the small hammock. The downwards valley is known as Haat Halley that is very fertile as well. Didihat is located in Pithoragarh region of Uttarakhand at 1725 meters from the sea level.   

Reason to Visit Didihat

The town is having historical background ruled by Raika Malla empire of Sirakot. The temple of lord Shiva is big example of Malaynath architecture style. Ancient fort in town is also an example of Reika kings administration. The calm and peaceful nature walks are key attraction points here and you can also enjoy the village walk with no worries from localities.

   

Areas to Visit in Didhat

The most beautiful peak Berinag is easily reachable through Didihat and it's just 53 km away Few more areas such as Ashok Musk deer park and dense forest are listed as key areas of the town as well. You can view the snow captured Panchachuli and Trishul peaks from our destination.  

Activities in Didihat

Hiking: This amazing town is full of greenery and wonderful landscapes. The peaceful charming nature encourages visitors to explore the gripping neighbourhood as well. The breath-taking Himalaya ranges are good spots for mountaineering.

   


Camping: Because of scanty accommodations camping is next inexpensive way and people are really enjoying spending night under gleaming stars. Some of the travel companies are offering packages including bonfire and some adventurous events.


Village walk: This quaint little hillock is offering village walk to their travellers. The remote part of Himalaya is available for walk at this place. You can enjoy the rustic lifestyle and culture of people and relax unobstructed by the noisy crowds.

   


For accommodation few hotels and guesthouses are available though you must check the availability as they are mostly booked in advance. Few decent restaurants are there where you can enjoy the special food of Uttarakhand. Food stalls are also available to taste the local food.

Temperature of the town is mostly between 21 to 34 degree Celsius in summer. However, winder is chilled and you should carry warm clothes if planning for winter visit. 2-day stay is enough for Didihat but if you are planning for longer than you can enjoy some more places of Kumaon region.  

How to reach Didihat?

By Rail: Kathgodam station is nearest big station at 195 km distance. However, you can hire taxi and private buses from outside the station for Didihat. Tanakpur is also the closest railway station at 190 km distance.

By Air: Pantnagar is closest domestic airport at 229 km to reach our spot. Pantnagar is properly linked to big cities of India so air mode is good idea to reach this wonder Indian tourist place.

By Road: Direct buses are available for our spot from Delhi, Champawat, Almora and many other cities.


The heat outside is pathetic and I always search for the destination where I can spend quality time especially when its holiday mood. Today I have a breathtakingly known destination Har Ki Doon also known as Har Ki Dun. It is basically a cradle shaped valley located at altitude of 3566 mts. However, you should reach Govind Ballah Pant National park to reach Dun. This remote destination is offering spectacular views amazing valleys that is not explored to the world yet.


Garhwal Himalayas don’t require any introduction as world. Har Ki Doon is also in Garhwal region attracting trekking lovers throughout the year. However, winter is a challenge for visitors here but still people are reaching at intervals for their adventure or vacations. From December to March the whole valley is covered with snow. Though valleys in Garhwal is also famous for its scenic beauty many people are reaching here for naturopathy as well. Himalaya peaks such as Swarga Rohini, Kala Nag, Bandarpoonch and many more are easily visible from this town. Trekking part in Har Ki Doon goes through isolated villages. These villages are yet unaffected by the Indian civilisation.


If your plan is fixed to reach here you must start from Sankri that is another beautiful town on hills. Trek distance between our destination and Sankri will be around 54 km, but yes, its easy trek so you will not get difficulty here. 2-day stay is enough to enjoy but if you want to take pleasure of weather and the valleys you must stay there for 4 days at least. As Har Ki Dun is not that popular so the challenge here will be mode of transport. If you are going in-car or taxi no issues, but using public transport will be challenge here.


Go through firms or travel agencies as they will guide you about the If’s and but’s of location. Schedule that offered by the travel companies are like

Trekking Plan to Har Ki Doon

Day 1

Reach Sankri: It’s a small village, though public transport is available for this town from various cities. You can book lodging here as there are numerous options of resorts and hotels at this town.


Day 2

Sankri – Taluka – Seema or Osla: Start from Sankri through and cover the distance of 12 km. You will reach Taluka from where the dense forest starts. From here the trekking distance will be 14 km and you will find walnut and chinar forest on the way. You just must stay on right side of Supine river and you will reach your next point. At certain point cross the wooden bridges and go through occasional climbs to reach next spot.


Day 3

Seema or Osla to Har Ki Dun: It’s a trek of 12 km starts after crossing the last wooden bridge over Supin river. Travel till small bridge to reach the stream, though its steep climb and it will take minimum 30 minutes to complete the trek. Once you reach Kalkati Dhar the scenery will change. Enjoy the beautiful nature from this location as the surrounding is dense jungle with core animals. To reach Har Ki Dun you must go to Hata peak and that is our destination of this trip.


There are many other trek points for adventure lovers like people can go to Jaundhar Glacier and some more. However, it’s risky and need stamina to continue as the path is difficult from this point. For return you should go through same route and reach Sankri. From Sankri you can hire taxi for Dehradun if you have plan for other locations.

How to reach Har Ki Doon?

By Road: Dehradun is properly connected big city of Uttarakhand linked to many cities of India. From here private taxis are available for Sankri the entry point. Buses are available for Sankri from outside of railway station.

By Train: Dehradun railway station is closest station and connected to all big cities of India. Frequent train service to Dehradun helps travellers to reach here with no worries.

By Air: Jolly Grant Airport at Dehradun is closed air hub for Har Ki Dun. However, its domestic airport but you will get flights from big Indian cities without any trouble.
Jeolikot is the untouched jewel of Uttarakhand located at Nainital region. It is also known as Jiolikot a gateway to Naini lake. This hill station is properly connected through road and NH87 is the highway to reach here. Nainital is only 17 km away from this picturesque town. It is popular among nature lovers especially for floriculture and butterfly loving people. The peasant climate and less crowd is best thing at this beautiful Indian tourist place.



History

Jeolikot town sings unnoticed tales of its royal past as travellers can see numerous Victorian style hugs and bungalows and boneyards dotted around the border of the town. The 2 well-known cottages are House of Warwick Sahib who was the retired major of British army and the one belongs to the lady of Napoleon Bonaparte. The town is that beautiful that many British army men use to stay here for some period.


Activities in Jeolikot

Butterfly Catching:

The town is surrounded with beautiful green hills and best activity in town is watching butterfly. It attracts visitors from all over is the crowd of lovely butterfly species that dwell everywhere in Jeolikot.

Bird Watching:

Around 200 aviary types of birds are reaching this Indian tourist place at different weathers. Jeolikot is a paradise for the bird fans open throughout the year for travellers. There are countless varieties of dweller and migratory birds, that are a pleasure to watch, perceive and capture with the camera.

Agriculture:

The administration encourages gardening or horticulture every year so that tourists come to observe the beautiful flora maintained by department especially in spring season.


Nearby Destination:

Nainital of Kumaon region is big tourist destination closer to Jeolikot. Nainital is another famous tourism place of Uttarakhand famous for lakes. It is big known destination but more crowded than Jeolikot.

Accommodation

Jeolikot offers tranquillity and for accommodation you can book luxurious cottages, resorts and budget guesthouses. In peak season you might face difficulty so we advise you to book online in advance. Else you can stay at Nainital and hire taxi for Jeolikot for daily trip.


How to reach Jeolikot?

By Train: Closest railway station is Kathgodam at 18 km distance. You can easily find the taxi or private buses from outside the station. Train for Kathgodam is available from all big cities of India.

By Air: Domestic airport Pant Nagar is just 56 km away from Jeolikot. However, limited flights are available for Pant Nagar so book in advance in case you have planned your trip to our wonder land.
Mukteshwar is the pleasing spot at elevation of 2,285 meters above sea the level in Nainital region of Uttarakhand. The town got its name from 350 years old shrine Mukteshwar  where the deity is Lord Shiva. The highest peak on which Mukteshwar shrine stands is offering astounding and spectacular views of magnificent Himalayan range.


 

History

Previously town was named as 'Muktesar' as quoted in Jim Corbett’s book “The Temple Tiger.” It became popular by its present name from 1947. The town was established by Britishers as research and education centre (IVRI) in 1893. Surrounded with Kumaon hills the town is bounded by fruit plantations and coniferous forestry.



Mythology of Town

As per a Hindu epic, Lord Shiva had a ferocious battle with a demon, when the demon was destroyed Lord Shiva gifted him the mukti (boon of immortality). The place was renamed to ‘Mukti+Ishwar’ and later changed to Mukteshwar.

Travellers can view the Nanda Devi, Nandaghunti, Nanda Kot, Trishul and Panchachuli peaks from Mukteshwar. One side the town is covered with dense forest and other side is with splendid enchanting valley and the Himalayas ranges. It is the known tourist place that can be visited all year round. It also receives fair share of snowfall between December to mid-February.



Reason to Visit Mukteshwar

This wonderful Indian tourist place offers manifestly visible 180-degree view of the imposing Himalayan range. This unpolluted and unaffected spot is having plenty of accommodation options. As per epics it is held that Lord Shiva killed the demon at this spot and granted him mukti.
The pristine beauty of Mukteshwar has so much to offer. Wake-up with twittering of birds and sun rays kissing the cliffs and take pleasure of short treks in the jungle. Jim Corbett, the nature lover came here to shoot the tiger, though he fell in love with the natural bounty of Mukteshwar.



Attraction in Mukteshwar

Dhanachuli

First destination of town at 14 km distance from Mahadev temple. The spot is surrounded by lush green forest and accessible through road. This tiny hamlet hovering place is 7000 feet above the sea level. Dhanachuli is only 26 km away from Bhimtal, that allow visitors to reach Bhimtal as well which is another big tourism spot of Uttarakhand.



Chauli Ki Jali

Also known as Chauthi Jali is next place to visit here. This spot is located behind the cliff of Mahadev temple at just 250 meters distance from the temple. Chauli means solid rock and Jali means holes. You will find rocks with holes in this area and you have to be careful while visiting this place.



Mukteshwar Temple

An ancient Hindu temple of Lord Shiva at 2312 meters above sea level is next place to visit. This temple is 350 years old offers enchanting view of surrounding landscape.



Activities

Adventure Sports: This town is famous for escapade activities such as rock climbing and rappelling. The sagging cliffs at Mukteshwar known as ‘Chauli-ki-Jali’ is another popular spot people like climbing. Paragliding is popular sport here and travellers can enjoy, though they have to be in queue.

Hiking/ Trekking: Mukteshwar offer many options for trekking here. As there are countless trekking trails visitors can have good experience. Peora to Mukteshwar or towards Almora are best trekking parts of Mukteshwar.

Go Camping: Another good activity to spend time with your family at our destination. Visitors can enjoy the beauty of dense deodar tree forest.

Accommodation in Mukteshwar

Nainital and Ranikhet are two tourism spots closer to Mukteshwar and plenty of accommodations have mushroomed here in last few years. Luxury hotels and resorts are available with excellent amenities in addition to budget guesthouses.
Mukteshwar is famous Hill Station and pilgrimage place and it is recommended for Corporates, Couples, Foreigners, Family and Kids, Groups, Solo, etc.

How to Reach Mukteshwar

The town is located in Nainital region, Kumaon, Uttarakhand. Nainital is properly linked through road and train to various big cities of India. Closest railway station is Kathgodam at 57 km. Nearest airport is Pantnagar at 90 km. Any town of Uttarakhand is linked to major cities of India through road as well so as Mukteshwar.
Hill station is always a first choice for holidays especially in summer. We are here with a new location for you known as Kausani, a beautiful hill station of Uttaranchal famous as Switzerland of India. It is the best destination for backpackers and writers of dreamland located at Baghewar, Kumaon district, Uttaranchal. Basically, it is a village with less population, so crowd is not much here. This quaint hill station is surrounded with valleys and greenery. Dark green hills and crimson sun are best thing to watch here.



Kausani is best destination for panoramic view of Himalaya peaks. Trishul, Naina Ghunti and Panchakuli are main green hills of the region. Himalaya peaks are covered with white snow and because of that it become gold in the morning due to sun light and becomes orange at sunset. Best period to reach town is summer period, though Jan to April is top demanding period and maximum travellers visit the place at this duration. September to October is also a good duration for Kausani. Once you are at place you should spend at least 2 days here. The temperature is between 15 to 27 degrees in summer. As per sources Mahatma Gandhi visited this place twice in his life time. After his first visit Mr. Gandhi named this place as Switzerland of India that is because of its surrounding beauty.

Why to Visit Kausani?

If you look closer you will find that hills are surrounded with alpine trees and all time covered with snow. North Indian travellers are regularly visiting this place as weekend gateway. It's easily reachable threw road, though nearby railway station also allows you to get to your place with no worries. Kausani is the idle place for photography and village walks. This peaceful place is just 132 km away from Kathgodam and Pantnagar is only 192 km. Pantnagar is having domestic airport so if you have plan to visit through flight get the plan for Pantnagar. If you are in the list of adventure lovers you can do hiking to Rudrahari cave temple.


Attraction in Kausani

It is a small hill station, but there are few important spots that you should not miss such as Ana Shakti Ashram, Lakshmi Ashram, Sumitra Nandan Pant Museum, etc. Few big temples like Baijnath temple, Bageshwar temple and Someshwar temple are few holy spots of the town. Few nearby tourism destinations that you can enjoy once you reach Kausani are Ranikhet, Tea Estate, Rudrahari Hills, Observatory and few valleys.


Activities

Museum Visit

Museum is always the best place to learn history of any location. Kausani is also having museum dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi and now this museum is famous as home turned gallery with best collection of Mahatma Gandhi visit.

 

Nature Walk

Enjoy nature with morning walk to lush greenery. If possible try to reach Trishul or Nanda Ghunti to view peaks of Himalaya.

 

How to reach Kausani?

By Road: The town is linked with major cities of Northern India through road. Buses are available from almost all big cities, though frequent service is accessible from Delhi, Lucknow and some more cities. Delhi is 410 km away from our destination.

By Train: Kathgodam is the big railway station at 132 km distance.

By Air: Pantnagar is the closest domestic airport linked to almost all big cities of India.

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