Places near Gwaldam

If you are travelling to Gwaldam, we recommend you visiting the following nearby places around Gwaldam. Include these nearby places in your itinerary and make your visit to Gwaldam more memorable.

Gwaldam Excursions

You can visit these tourist places while staying in Gwaldam. The following tourist places are near Gwaldam.

Bageshwar: Bageshwar is situated 34kms from Gwaldam at the confluence of Sarayu and Gomti rivers and it is the new district headquarters and centre of administration of Danapur. Bageshwar derives its name from Bagnath, a famous temple in this region. Every year, Bagnath attracts thousands of pilgrims from all over as it is believed that Lord Shiva wandered here as a tiger. The popular Uttarayani fair is held every year in January in Bageshwar.

BaijnathSituated 22km from Gwaldam, Baijnath is a famous temple town on the banks of the Gomti in the Garuda Valley. In this temple complex the main attraction is the black stone idol of Parvati at the main entrance. Though fishing is strictly prohibited within the campus, you can feed them with a large packet of channa. A Kali temple is located 8km from Baijnath known as Kot-ki-mai.

Kausani: It is one of the most popular hill stations of Kumaon perched at an elevation of 1890mts above sea level. Situated 38kms from Gwaldam this charming hill resort set amidst several snow-capped peaks is endowed with extraordinary natural bounteousness. Mahatma Gandhi and was absolutely fascinated by the scenic grandeur of Kausani while a visit in year 1929. Sumitra Nandan Pant, a renowned Hindi poet was born in Kausani.

Bedni  Bugyal - Roopkund: Mundoli is the village from where the famous trek to Bedni Bugyal and Roop Kund starts. Bedni Bugyal is a meadow of lush green grass and Roopkund is a mysterious lake, the trek to these places are considered to be one of the most adventures treks of Uttarakhand. Snow capped Himalayan peaks are always visible during the trek.

Karnaprayag: Located at an elevation of 788mts above sea level, Karnaprayag is one of the five confluences of Alaknanda River where it meets with Pindar River coming from Kumaon region. An ancient temple dedicated to lord Karna of Mahabharat is also situated here. Karnaprayag possesses natural bounteousness with lush green mountains, white gushing river and picturesque excursions. Karnaprayag is located on the road to Badrinath at a distance of 68kms from Gwaldam.

Chaukori: Chaukori is at an altitude of 2010 mts, and boast of grandiose of Chaukhamba to Panchachuli peaks. Field of ripening corn, fruit orchard and tall pine, oak and rhododendron tree are a common sight at Chaukori.

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