Timings : Before Sunset
Entry Fee : No entry fee
Located at the confluence of rivers Saryu and Kali is the small village of Panchehswar, home to the famous Pancheshwar Mahadev Temple. The village is 44 km from Abbott Mount and is close to Lohaghat in the Champawat District of Uttarakhand. Locals believe that taking a dip at the confluence of the rivers washes away all your sins. The ancient temple, also known as The Chaumu Temple adds seven stars to the glory of this beautiful attraction.
Being at the borders of India and Nepal, the location gives its visitors a chance to admire the beauty of both countries. Not only is this place an epitome of beauty and devotion, but also of adventure. It offers you an opportunity to be a part of fishing and rafting expeditions. The idyllic village of Pancheshwar could be summed up as a place of ethereal charm mixed with the joys of exploration.
Thousands of devotees visit the Chamu Temple during the Chaumu Jaat Yatra and the Annual Uttarayani Mela. Lohaghat or Abbott Mount should be your preferred destinations for accommodation, both less than 40 km away from Pancheshwar. Lohaghat is closer and has decent accommodation options.
Air: The nearest airport is Pantnagar Airport. One can easily get a cab or catch a bus for Pancheshwar from the airport.
Rail: The nearest railhead is at Kathgodam which is 163 km away from Pancheshwar. One can easily get a taxi or catch a bus for Pancheshwar from the railway station.
Road: Pancheshwar is well-connected by motorable roads to nearby cities and towns. Public buses and shared jeeps regularly connect the town to nearby areas. If travelling from Abbott Mount, take Pulla Road via Lohaghat. The total distance from Abbott Mount on this route is around 36km.
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