Places to Visit in Champawat

Searching for a peaceful destination just to mingle around with nature and bumpy paths, Champawat is the place to explore. Not having hot attractions but yet simple and serene spots and spending time with yourself.

1. Gurudwara Shri Reetha Sahib
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Meetha Reetha Sahib is a pilgrimage and is situated 72 km from Champawat, at Dyuri village in Champawat district. This place is essentially well linked to nearly every city in the area of Kumaon.

As Guru Nanak ji went to visit it, Nanak ji had a spiritual talk with Gorakhpanthi Jogis. The Reetha Sahib Gurudwar was built in 1960 at the confluence of the Lodhiya River and Ratiya River near the Deyuri village.

This Gurudwara known as Meetha Reetha, as the Gurudwara sites adjacent to Dhernath Temple are famous sweet Reetha trees.

2. Abbott Mount
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At a height of 6400 feet this picturesque hill station is surrounded by an agglomeration of 13 cottages scattered over five acres of woodland.

The small hamlet features a beautiful church that offers visitors a spiritual happiness. Abbott Mount’s dwarf hill station snuggles in the Champawat Kali Kumaon area, Uttarakhand state district.

3. Mayawati Ashram
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This ashram is situated at an elevation of 1940 meters 22 km from Champawat. The Advait Ashram of Mayawati is in the center of old tea land.

Swami Vivekanand agreed to move ‘Prabuddha Bharat’ publishing office from Madras to Mayawati, where it has been published since 1898, during his third visit to the city of Almora.

It is only the mighty Himalayan that has become a part of Mayawati ‘s peace and solitude in all its splendour.

4. Banasur Ka Kila
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Banasur Ka Kila is an old fort situated at an altitude of 1859 m. It exists 7 km away from Lohaghat and is supposed to be built mostly during the medieval period.

According to a legend, Banasur was a demon executed by Lord Krishna in this Ashram.

5. Baleshwar Temple
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The Baleshwar Temple is an old Shiva temple located in Uttarakhand’s Champawat Region.

The Baleshwar Temple, built by the rulers of the Chand, is a magnificent example of stone carving representing the beautiful Architecture of this magnificent Temple in Champawat.

6. Vivekananda Ashram ShyamlaTal
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It is situated 1500 meters, 56 km from Champawat and 500 m above sea level.

The blue lake is spanned over an area of approximately 1.5 km2 and is situated on the banks of the lake.

This place has some ruins of the days of the early Chand rulers and others you can see different roses in the Ashram ‘s garden, which attracts visitors here.

Champawat City Overview

Located in: Kumaon

Nearest Railway Station: Tanakpur

Nearest Airport: Pantnagar Airport

Best Month to Visit: April to June

Avg. Annual Temperature: 24.6 °C

Famous for: Ancient Temples, Scenic Views and Reetha Sahib Gurudwara

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Places to Visit Near Champawat

Champawat is Beautifully calm and peaceful place to enjoy your time with nature and wildlife and so are its nearby places.

Patal Rudreshwar
Patal Rudreshwar

This temple has a story stating that Lord Shiva made a serious meditation to attain salvation at Patal Rudreshwar.

This cave was found in 1993 and has a length of 40 meters and a width of 18 meters. This cave draws many devotees, offering spiritual joy.

Ek Hathiya ka Naula
Ek Hathiya ka Naula

A popular tourist resort located 5 km from Champawat, Ek Hathiya Ka Naula is. It is a unique carved structure of stone that is also known for its legend.

The legend says that a single-handed craftsman sculpted the entire structure in one night.


Lohaghat is a Hillstation in Kumaon’s Champawat district, and recently a large number of visitors were invited to the area.

Lord Shiva is a temple, Pancheshwar Mahadev, that has a mythological importance and is its main tourist attraction.

Chaumu Temple
Chaumu Temple

In large numbers, tourists visit the Chaumu Jat Yatra destination. Chaumu Temple is a famous religious site dedicated to the Lord Shiva, which many tourists visit year round.

On the occasion of Makar Sankranti the annual Uttarayani Mela is celebrated here. Lord Shiva is venerated here as the animal watchman, bells and milk are offered to devotees.

Gwal Devta
Gwal Devta

Gwal Devta, also known as Goril or Goll, is regarded as the lord with wide-ranging faith and power as the leading god with justice. Gwal Devta is thought to be a helpless victim of injustice and cruelty when approached. Goril is known for his unfailing justice and his fair play traditionally, a Katyuric prince of Champawat.

Barahi Temple
Barahi Temple

Barahi Temple is located in Devidhura, which is 58 km away from Champawat and dedicated to the Hindu Godess, Barahi.

In the temple grounds, the visitors can see large stones, which the Pandavas are supposed to have used as sticks.

Every year, the Bagwal Fair draws many tours from all parts of the world.

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