Perched on the banks of Lohawati river, this verdant hills station of Lohaghat is situated just 7 kms from Abbott Mount. Blessed with serene climate,lush greenery and pine and oak forests, Lohaghat is one of the least explored Himalayan retreats.
Lohaghat is an admired destination in Champawat district of Uttarakhand state. Lohaghat holds immense historical and mythological importance and it is situated on the banks of Lohawati River at an altitude of 1745 mts above sea level.
Why Visit Lohaghat?
Lohaghat is a quiet little hill station blessed with natural bounteousness in abundance. Nestled amidst sky high pine and oak forests, Lohaghat assures to enthral tourists with its picturesque vistas and exquisiteness.
The placid environment and salubrious climate of Lohaghat makes a perfect place to escape the sultry condition of the plains and to avoid the hustle bustle of the city. P. Barron on his visit to Lohaghat said,"Why go to Kashmir, if there is heaven in the world, so its in Lohaghat".
During summers the area is covered with 'Burans' Rhododendron, the state flower of Uttarakhand. Lohaghat is spread over ab area of approximately 4.5sqkms. There are numerous temples in Lohaghat and each of them holds some association with our historical and mythological past.