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Bageshwar

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Best Time: Oct-Jun Read More

Ideal duration: 1-2 days

Nearest Airport: Dehradun Check Flights

"Uttarakhand's Kashi"

Bageshwar Tourism

Bageshwar is a small town in Uttarakhand, tucked away in the Kumaon region of the Himalayan range inconspicuously. Situated at the confluence of the rivers Saryu and Gomti, with Bhileshwar and Nileshwar mountains, Bageshwar is known for its rivers, temples and mountains. The temple Baghnath dedicated to Lord Shiva, and its mention in the Puranas, attracts religious tourists to this place.

Shivratri Fair and Uttrayani Fair are celebrated in full zeal and enthusiasm here. If it is colourful fairs and festivals that attract you, or if hiking and trekking call you out of your comfort zone, you won't be disappointed. Bageshwar isn't a place that you want to sit back and relax in. There's an adventure with life pumping through every vein of this tiny town.

For the sightseeing enthusiast, unfortunately Bageshwar does not offer too many places to visit due to the overlapping of districts and the restrictive terrain.

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Holidify's Opinion

What's Great?

The locals are very welcoming and friendly. Free of pollution.

What's Not So Great?

Not ideal if wanting to sight-see. Limited food joints available.

For Whom?

Trekkers and Adventure Enthusiasts. Seekers of natural beauty.
  • Trekker's paradise - Entry point to some of the most heart throbbing trekking routes in the region like Sunderdunga Glaciers, Kafni and Pindari Glacier.
  • Adventure Activities - Camping and mountaineering. View-points requiring Hikes.

How To Reach Bageshwar

Bageshwar's hilly terrain permits connection to the rest of India by road only. Regular private and state-owned bus services are available to and from the city. There is no flight connectivity to Bageshwar. Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun is the nearest accessible airport, 297 km away. The nearest railway station is in Kathgodam, around 150 km away from Bageshwar.

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Rajat Jain 1 year ago
Plan your trip to Bageshwar wisely, it is a city which will supplement your journey as a leisure option or an option of just enjoying natural environment. If you are looking for a lot of sightseeing options with monuments or specific points, then Bageshwar is not the place to be.
Rajat Jain 1 year ago
Do carry lots of dry foodstuffs, unavailability of the same, and more importantly the unpredictable monsoon can be a bugger for ordering in, or eating out.
Rajat Jain 1 year ago
Taxi services are readily available for hire to the neighbouring areas, but bargain without an inkling of doubt, for the taxi services often overcharge unwary customers.
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