the confluence of rivers Saryu, Gomti and latent
Bhagirathi, lies the holy township of Bageshwar;
also revered as the pious land associated with
Lord Sadashiva, the redeemer of all sins. This
quaint town abounds in religious legends,
festive happenings and mind blowing
surroundings. Famous primarily as a prominent
Shaivaite delight, Bageshwar has its share of
patriotic expressions and picturesque
interludes. Bageshwar is 90 Kms from Almora.
Baghwath Temple, plays host to the Biggest
Uttaryani Mela. Take a look around and you will
find Bhileshwar mountains over looking in the
East. Neeleshwar mountains meditating in the
West. Suraj Kund basking in legends in the North
and Agni Kund radiating in the South.
For trekking enthusiasts too, Bageshwar is an
important destination. Because one can reach
Pindari, Kaphni and Sundardhunga glaciers only
Bageshwar district is in the eastern Kumaon
region of Uttarakhand, and is bounded on the
west and northwest by Chamoli District, on the
northeast and east by Pithoragarh District, and
on the south by Almora District. The town
Bageshwar is the district headquarters.
The nearest airport for Bageshwar is
Pantnagar (206 kms)
Nearest rail head is Kathgodam (180 kms)
Bageshwar is well connected by road to major
towns and cities.