Bageshwar is located on the confluence of the Gomti, the Saryu, and the Bhagirathi Rivers. Bageshwar District is one of the most serenely beautiful places where you will find the most precious trekking spots, Historically valuable Temples and scenic beauty of the great Himalayas. As our Hindu Puranas suggest Bageshwar is without a doubt a place that can liberate you from the everlasting slavery of births and deaths.
Best Season: Oct – May
Area: 2246 sq km
Bageshwar Travel Guide
Bageshwar is counted in one of the most visited places by tourists when it comes to Uttarakhand Travel Tourism Industry. Bageshwar’s height is 960 meters above sea level at the confluence of the rivers Gomti and Saryu. Through time this country has drawn saints and devotees. This is the last position, which frees you from the slavery of birth and death, as defined in the ‘Puranas’.
Baijnath governs its own importance and devotees gather here in Shivratri to attend the fair and celebrate Lord Shiva. The most prominent Bageshwar temple is the Baijnath Temple.
Bageshwar is the venue to display the Culture and People of Uttarakhand and has a history of Rich and cultural heritage.
Bageshwar is also one of the places which is famous for Adventure activities to do in Uttarakhand like Trekking, Hiking, Etc.
Bageshwar is also a trekker’s paradise, aside from its religious holiness. The mountain adventure season that was limited until recently to the summer months of the region now covers almost the entire year, including winters. Bageshwar is the gateway to Pindari, Cafni, and Sunderdhunga glaciers’ most popular trekking routes.
Places to Visit in Bageshwar
Bageshwar in a small beautiful city with amazing views, snow capped Himalayan mountains and holy rivers. This place is paradise for both Nature lovers as well Adventure Lovers. Here is the list of best places you can visit in Bageshwar and when it comes to sightseeing, this place has so much beauty to offer it’s tourist. Don’t miss the below mentioned places whenever you are planning to visit Bageshwar.
Pindari Glacier Trek
Gauri Udiyar Cave
Know More About Bageshwar
The city of Bageshwar is the district headquarters. It had been part of Almora before it was formed as a district in 1997.
Bageshwar district in Uttarakhand Kumaon is bordered by Chamoli District, District Pithoragarh to the West and Northwest, and District Almora to the south.
Bageshwar once called Danapur was ruled by Katyuri’s. In 1565, King Katyuri (king Balo Kalyan Chand) assigned Danapur to Kumaun.
Almora was invaded by the Gorkhas of Nepal in 1791. Later the east India company defeated them but still Gorkhas ruled for twenty four years.
After that Bageshwar was included in Danpur in Almora district of United Provinces. In 1974, Bageswar was declared as a separate tehsil.
Since 1985 a proposal has started for the establishment of the new district of Uttar Pradesh as a separate district of the different parties and local communities and Chief Mayawati eventually became the new district in September 1997.
Bageshwar is a pilgrimage location for Tourists. Bageshwar City, which is located at a height of 1004 m, covers the confluence of rivers Saryu and Gomati and has many famous temples in the vicinity of Bageshwar.
On the east and west side of Bageshwar the magnificent mountains of Bhileshwar and Nileshwara are pointed while the Suraj Kund and Agni Kund mark the north and the south .
People from all over the world like to travel this holy place and spend time in peace with them or their loved ones.
Bageshwar is not only a pleasurable place for Nature lovers but it offers a wide variety of Adventure sports too that one can enjoy in Bageshwar.
Camping: Open sky, Natural Views and home cooked food , what else can one ask for in Bageshwar. Enjoy your views and stay gazing at Himalaya's snow capped Mountains and the awesome weather of Bageshwar under the starry sky.
Trekking: Whether you are a Nature lover, Adventure lover or have a sporty spirit in you, enjoy the multiple trekking spots of Bageshwar with your family, friends and alone if you are a solo trip lover.
Paragliding: Flying like a bird and spreading your wings with a proper trained person with you. Paragliding is one experience that everyone should do at least once in a lifetime.This experience makes you realise the oneness that you will feel with Nature and this will set you free. This one experience is something bigger and thrilling.
Mountain Biking/Cycling: Not very easy to do but very adventurous for adrenalin rush addicted people. Biking on those bumpy mountains is a rare and thrilling experience that one should perform keeping their safety in mind.
Well as far as Hotels are concerned, this town offers you a variety of luxury to budget hotels. Hotels are also given preference by people who rely on visibility to the town center and Mountain Views.
So presenting you Hotels which are pocket friendly as well as nature friendly
1. Tree of Life Grand Oak Manor
2. Hotel Trishul Regency
3. Heritage Resort
4. Janardan Resort
5. Club Mahindra Binsar Valley
6. The Kumaon
7. Kausani Retreat
8. Parwati Resort
9. Chevron Rosemount
10. Ayush Cottages
Places to Visit Near Bageshwar
When visiting Bageshwar, we suggest you to visit it’s beautiful nearby places to make your experience more fulfilled and enjoyable with more places to explore. Places nearby Bageshwar are as beautiful as this city.
Quick Links of Bageshwar
Explore the basic details of Bageshwar to plan your beautiful journey to this small yet magnificent place with beautiful scenic views and much more to visit. Below are the quick links to ease your Bageshwar trip planning.
Bageshwar Travel Tips
Travelling is really fun and addictive. Well-advanced planned trip will always give you a better experience than an unplanned one. Most of you may not agree but just for the sake of planned trips, here are some travel tips for you.
1. Plan to be facing an adventurous trip in Bageshwar as luxury would only provide you the views but nature walk and trekking will make your expenses count.
2. Do not forget to take natural juices, pickles, and honey, Etc for your family and friends from Bageshwar as all the items will be purely organic and homemade.
3. You can ask for help from local people as they are so loving and kind, homestay is suggested to tourists as this will be the ultimate way to experience Village life.