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Patal Bhuvaneshwar Tourism

Patal Bhuvaneshwar is a magical place with several hidden and unexplored aspects to it. Located at an elevation of 1350m above the sea level, this place is tagged as a spiritual place renowned for its Shiva Temple cave.

The name of the place itself comes from two words meaning earth¬Ě and Gods of Universe¬Ě. Lying amidst the dense cover of oaks and cedars, this beautiful place has a lots of myths attached to it. The cave is said to be home of about 33 crore Gods and Goddesses. It is said that this place was discovered by the ruler of Sun Dynasty, King Rituparna. Do visit this place to explore the mystery attached to this place and enjoy the tranquility it offers.

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1. Berinag

Berinag
Amidst the mighty Garhwal and Kumaon Himalayas of Uttarakhand, Berinag sits quietly in its serene solitude. The small village town is the perfect place to answer the mountains call and reconnect with (Read More)nature. Nature's bounty awaits you in this mountainous hamlet with absolutely breathtaking views of the Himalayas and lovely hilly roads to explore. From here, you can see some of the best jewels in the crown of the Himalayas like Nanda Devi, Trishul and some more. The Nepal Himalayas are visible too - even though distant and blurry.

2. Patal Bhubaneswar Temple

Patal Bhubaneswar Temple
An ancient temple belonging to 12th century was constructed under the Chand and Katyuri dynasty. Located in the center of the town, the entrance of the temple is guarded by two idols of Jai and Vijay (Read More)both holding weapons in their hands.

3. Haat Kalika Temple

Haat Kalika Temple
Located 13 km from Patal Bhuvaneshwar in Gangolihat, Hatt Kalika Temple was created by Adi Shankaracharya. The presiding deity of the temple is Mahakali Shaktipeeth and it is believed the idol of the (Read More)goddess was shifter here from West Bengal.

4. Patal Bhuvaneshwar Caves

Patal Bhuvaneshwar Caves
One of the most mystical places, Patal Bhuvaneshwar Caves is a mesh of limestone in form of stalactites and stalagmites. These natural wonders resemble the tongue of Kali Bhairav, hairs of Lord Shiva, (Read More) Aravati or Indra and many others.

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How to Reach Patal Bhuvaneshwar

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Owing to the harsh terrains, Patal Bhuvaneshwar is well connected only by road. Regular bus services ply to and fro Patal Bhuvaneshwar, connecting it to the main cities such as Dehradun, Rishikesh, Haridwar, Mussoorie, etc. There is no direct flight, or rail connectivity, however, to Patal Bhuvaneshwar. Jolly Grant Airport at Dehradun is the nearest airport, around 370 km away from Patal Bhuvaneshwar, while Kathgodam junction is the nearest railway station, approximately 190 km away.

How to reach Patal Bhuvaneshwar by flight

The nearest airport to Patal Bhuvaneshwar is Pant Nagara almost 244 km away. Taxis can easily be availed from outside the airport to reach your destination.

How to reach Patal Bhuvaneshwar by road

A well-maintained network of road and state owned and private bus services connect this quaint mystical town to many major cities of Kumaon Region as well as neighbouring states. Buses usually terminate as Pithoragarh, Lohaghat, Champawat and Tanakpur, etc. from where one can hire a taxi or ride the bus to reach the desired destination.

How to reach Patal Bhuvaneshwar by train

Tanakpur serves as the nearest railway station to this small town located at a distance of 154 km. This station is well approached by many major cities of India such as Delhi, Lucknow, Kolkata and Agra. Buses and taxis are easily available outside the station for a ride to Patal Bhuvaneshwar.

Local transport in Patal Bhuvaneshwar

Travelling within Patal Bhuvaneshwar is quite easy and can be done via taxis that are readily available. Since the one can explore the place in almost any time of year except monsoon, all you need to do is pack accordingly to the weather that prevails in the town at that time. Apart from that the trip to this mystic place is bound to be wonderful.

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Patal Bhuvaneshwar, Uttarakhand
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FAQs on Patal Bhuvaneshwar

What is famous about Patal bhuvaneshwar?

An ideal place to meditate in peace.

What is not so good about Patal bhuvaneshwar?

Not much to visit except the caves.

Who should visit Patal bhuvaneshwar?

This is a famous tourist spot consisting of temples, caves and scenic beauty. Thus, it is a go to destination for all types of travellers be it families, kids, couples and groups. However, it is mostly preferred by groups and solo travellers. It is mostly preferred by tourists from Lucknow and Patan though it is visited by people from every corner of the country.

What is the best time to visit Patal bhuvaneshwar?

Summers in Patal Bhuvaneshwar is warm with the temperature reaching till 47 degrees Celcius. But the evenings are cool. Carry cotton clothes or light woollen for the season. If travelling during winters, the weather is delightful with cold and strong winds. Heavy woollens are recommended. However, avoid visiting the place during monsoon (July-mid September), when the area is prone to heavy landslides to rainfall.
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What is the local food in Patal bhuvaneshwar?

While one might not find many restaurants here, the handful of resorts and hotels that the area houses serve basic and popular cuisines and usually tend to be the only option for food here.
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What is the best way to reach Patal bhuvaneshwar?

Owing to the harsh terrains, Patal Bhuvaneshwar is well connected only by road. Regular bus services ply to and fro Patal Bhuvaneshwar, connecting it to the main cities such as Dehradun, Rishikesh, Haridwar, Mussoorie, etc. There is no direct flight, or rail connectivity, however, to Patal Bhuvaneshwar. Jolly Grant Airport at Dehradun is the nearest airport, around 370 km away from Patal Bhuvaneshwar, while Kathgodam junction is the nearest railway station, approximately 190 km away.

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What are the places near Patal bhuvaneshwar?

The top places near to Patal bhuvaneshwar are Nainital which is 69 km from Patal bhuvaneshwar, Almora which is located 42 km from Patal bhuvaneshwar, Auli which is located 106 km from Patal bhuvaneshwar, Pithoragarh which is located 16 km from Patal bhuvaneshwar, Binsar which is located 36 km from Patal bhuvaneshwar

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Rohit Shroff

4 years ago
- Carry extra food and supplies with you, facilities are not present at proper intervals.
- Winters are excruciatingly cold but beautiful at the same time, so carry heavy woolens if travelling dur (Read More)ing the season.
- Avoid travelling during monsoon season as the area faces excessive landslide and poor road conditions.
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