Karkotaka Temple

About Karkotaka Temple

Named after a mythical cobra, Karkotaka hills are quite well known for the Nag Temple and are visited by thousands of pilgrims who come here to worship the serpent god, Nag Karkotaka Maharaja on the event of Rishi Panchami.

Bhimtalin Karkotaka Hills
2.6 kms / 9 mins
From KMVN Tourist Rest House, Bhimtal
30 mins

Karkotaka Temple in Bhimtal

It is believed that the temple with the serpent god protects the villagers from snake bites. This is one of the famous nag temples situated in Uttarakhand region.

Location & How to Reach Karkotaka Temple

Karkotaka Temple is situated near Bhimtal. Bhimtal is well connected with motorable roads connecting major cities and towns of Uttarakhand state. Buses to Kathgodam and Nainital are easily available from Delhi. The nearest railway station to Bhimtal is Kathgodam, situated 276 kms from Delhi and 30 kms from Bhimtal.

Read How to Reach guide for Bhimtal.

What is Karkotaka Temple famous for?

Karkotaka Temple is popular place for following activities/ interests - Nag Devta Temples, Religious, Temples.

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