Bageshwar

Situated at 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 through Bageshwar.

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.

Accessibility :   
By Air
The nearest airport for Bageshwar is Pantnagar (206 kms)

By Rail
Nearest rail head is Kathgodam (180 kms)

By Route
Bageshwar is well connected by road to major towns and cities.

 
 
 
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