Major attractions in Bageshwar
Bageshwar Travel Guide
- Road Route to Bageshwar
- Places to See in Bageshwar
- How to Arrive at Bageshwar
- Hotels in Bageshwar
- Bageshwar Excursions
Blessed with natural beauty, Bageshwar is a wonderful place that offers myriads of excursion destinations to travelers. Bageshwar is a perfect holiday destination for those who are extremely religious and love going to temples as this place has numerous temples in places. Besides nature lovers would also love exploring the place as it comprises several trekking sights that are simply awe-inspiring. Here are few places in Bageshwar that would simply take your heart away.
Pindari glacier is located in Bageshwar in the Uttarakhand state and has beautiful mountains and valleys that have been preferred by many professional trekkers. The trekking path here is convenient and easy to trek. The Pindari glacier is located at the edge of Nanda Devi, which is the highest peak of India. The glacier is not only big but steep too and it’s measuring length and breadth is 3.2kms and 1.5kms respectively. The glacier is located at a breathtaking altitude of 3,353 meters above the sea level. The trekking glacier is 45ksm long from the base camp.
Pindari Glacier is the major source of Pindari River. The route to trekking towards the glacier crosses to the southern wilderness of the Nanda Devi Sanctuary doling out luring views to Peaks like Panwali Dwar (6,681m) and Maiktoli(6,803m). If you are planning for a pleasing and light adventure sport, then Pindari glacier can be a great spot to spend time at. Trekkers from nearby places visit here to enjoy nature’s sheen and glory.
Patal Bhuvaneshwar offers a beautiful sight to the shrine of Lord Shiva and is located 67kms away from Munsiyari. In order to arrive at the temple one has to travel through a tunnel that leads to cavern that is a narrow and dark passage of water. Enroute there are various rocks present in the cave temple that resembles to several God and Goddesses. The cave at Patal Bhunvaneshwar is referred as the abode of thousands of Gods. This site is visited by numerous pilgrims each year on the occasion of Maha Shivrati when Lord Shiva is worshipped. Patal Bhuvaneshwar is located at a distance of 51kms from Bageshwar.
It is one of the renowned holiday destinations in India. The hill station is positioned at a high elevation of 1,890mts above sea level and is 38kms from Bageshwar which unfolds charismatic sights to snow laden mountain peaks and is bestowed with wonderful natural views. Each year large number of tourist visit here to explore the natural richness of this place.
Sunderdhunga is an awe striking glacier that is located right to Pindar Valley. The name of the glacier means “Valley of Beautiful Mountains” and is a famous trekking spot for tourists. Few of the eminent glaciers here are Maiktoli and Sukhram. Trekking to Sundherdunga glacier is comparatively tough to Pindari and Kafni Glacier trek. The Trek to Sundherdunga glacier is only 54kms away from the base camp song.
The trekking path to the Village Khati is usual as Kafni, Pindar and Sunderdhunga glacier. During the trekking, the prominent valleys are distinctly visible that make trekking experience not only mesmerizing but also spectacular. The peaks of Mrigthuni 6,856 mts, Maiktoli 6,803mts, Panwalidwar 6,663 mts and Tharkot 6,100 mts those are completely visible during the trekking.
Gepgraphically Sunderdhunga glacier is located at a distance of 24kms ahead of Village Khati. On reaching to Khati one has to travel to Jatoli village which is 7kms away. Jatoli to Dhungia Dhaun is a difficult trek of around 8kms. One can easily spend their nights in the village as shepherd huts are available along with camping tents. If you are going beyond Dhugia Dhuan it will be good to take a guide even if you are a trekking connoisseur.
Located merely at a distance of 18kms from Bageshwar is a famous place for trekkers, Binsar. The place is prominent crowd pullers and is also famous for its century’s old Lord Shiva temple. Positioned at an elevation of 2,412 mts above sea level, the temple was constructed by King Kalyan of Chand Dynasty. Binsar is situated in the dense forests and offers pleasing and serene ambience to travelers amid exquisite surroundings. Besides, place offers superb views to famous peaks and valleys as in Chaukhamba, Panchchuli, Nanda Kot, Kedarnath and Nanda Devi and several other invigorating peaks.
Almora is another beautiful place where you can travel for excursion around Bageshwar and is located in Kumaon region. The place is known for its magnificent beauty, panoramic views of Himalayas, exquisite wildlife, innovative handicrafts, pleasant and rich cultural heritage and delicious cuisine. Almora town was established by the then rulers of Chand dynasty and then further maintenance was done by British. Besides, Swami Vivekananada also meditated here in the region which has made Almora as one of the most luring destinations in Uttarakhand and is located at a distance of 64kms from Bageshwar.