Places to See in Lohaghat

Lohaghat is an unsung hillside which has managed to retain its natural charm and splendor for over a century. Obscurely located amidst the Kumaon hills, there aren’t many sightseeing places in and around Lohajung. However, one can visit Pancheshwar Mahadev Temple which is a famous Shiva shrine in Lohaghat. Abbott Mount is another secluded hill station lying just 7 kms from Lohaghat.

There are 6 tourist spots in Lohaghat where travellers can spent their leisure time. Here you will find list of all the Lohaghat sightseeing options which you must visit and plan your itinerary accordingly. Explore the hidden gems of Lohaghat through this well-researched list, learn about the most happening places, things to do, famous picnic spots for a memorable vacation in Lohaghat.

Pancheshwar Mahadev Temple

Pancheshwar Mahadev Temple

37 kms / 1 hr 15 mins
Pancheshwar Mahadev Temple is a sacred temple of Lord Shiva located at foothills of the India - Nepal border, on confluence of river Sharda and river ...
Mayawati Ashram

Mayawati Ashram

4.4 kms / 15 mins
Free Entry | Exploration Time 2 hr
Mayawati Ashram or Advaita Ashrama, Mayavati popularly known as the Advaita Ashram is one of the famous visitors attractions located in the ...
Banasur Ka Kila

Banasur Ka Kila

7 kms / 19 mins
Free Entry | Exploration Time 2 hr
This medieval-era fort was built in the memory of Banasur, thousand-armed son of mythological king Bali who was slayed by Lord Krishna.The fort, situa...
Abbott Mount

Abbott Mount

7 kms / 15 mins
Cliffed atop a hill, the dwarf hill station of Abbott Mount is snuggled in the Kali Kumaon region of Champawat district. This picturesque hill station...
Champawat

Champawat

13.1 kms / 24 mins
The famed city of Champawat is a town and Nagar Palika Parishad in the Champawat district of Uttarakhand. It is one of the eastern-most towns of Uttar...
Abbott Mount Church

Abbott Mount Church

7.3 kms / 19 mins
Free Entry | Exploration Time 30 mins |
In the solitary hill station of Abbott Mount perched at 6,400 feet above sea level, withstands an old rustic church called Abbott Mount Church built i...

Some other places to see in Lohaghat

Mayawati Ashram: Mayawati Ashram is situated amidst scenic surroundings and it attracts large number spiritualists from all over the world. Swami Vivekanand decided to shift the publication office of 'Prabuddh Bharat' from Madras to Mayawati during his visit to Almora in 1898. Mayawati Ashram is also known as Advaita Ashram.

Vanasur Ka Kila: It is perched at an astounding elevation of 1,859mts above sea level. Vanasur ka Kila is located 9kms from Lohaghat of which you have to cover 7kms by bus or taxi and the rest 2km on foot. It is believed that this place was the capital of demon Vanasur, who was defeated by lord Krishna in a face to face battle.

Abbott Mount: Situated at an elevation of 2018mts Abbott Mount offers a peaceful and picturesque environment. Abbott Mount remains covered with the sheets of snow during winters. The enchanting snow clad Himalayan peaks can be seen from Abbott Mount. It is located away from hustle bustle of the city and there are only 13 secluded cottages spread over this hill. Abbott Mount is situated in 8kms from Lohaghat offering tranquility with exquisiteness.

Devidhura: It offers beauteousness of nature and its pristine beauty. There is a famous Varahi temple here which holds great importance amongst the localites. Devidhura is also an adventurous site for trekking. There is a unique tradition of Bagwal at this place (organised stone throwing between two groups) is practiced on the festival of Raksha Bandhan. The tale 'Temple Tiger' of the famous Jim Corbett is associated with the Devidhura temples.