Places near Kathgodam

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

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Hanuman Garhi: The Hanuman Garhi temple was established by Baba Neem Kiroli and is located at an elevation of 1951mts above the sea level. This beautiful Hanuman temple provides one of the best views of the sunset and is located at a walking distance from Nainital. it is located at a distance of 21Km from Kathgodam.

Sat Tal: Sat Tal is a cluster of mysteriously interconnected seven freshwater lakes situated 23kms away Kathgodam on the way towards Bhim Tal. Located at an altitude of 1370mts above sea level, the group of lakes is set amidst dense forests of oak and pine trees. These lakes are a paradise for migratory birds as they stay for some time here during their migration. Sattal is one of the few unspoiled and unpolluted freshwater biomes of India and is often compared with Westmoreland of England by the British. The names of the seven lakes of Sattal are Purna Tal, Ram Tal, Sita tal, Laxman Tal, Nal Damyanti Tal, Sukh Tal, and Garud Tal.

Bhim Tal: It is situated at a distance of 21kms from Kathgodam at an altitude of 1,375mts above sea level. The main attraction in Bhimtal is Bhimtal Lake which has a small island at its center. Bhimtal is an ancient place named after the legendary Bhima of Mahabharata when Bhima visited the place during the exile period of Pandavas. Bhim tal is older and has a larger lake than the town of Nainital and is considered as one of the best excursions of Nainital. Bhim Tal is well connected with Kathgodam and all Kumaon regions and Nepal. It is an unsolved mystery but this place might have been the part of the ancient silk route of China.

Nainital: Situated at a distance of 35kms from Kathgodam at an elevation of 1,938mts above sea level, Nainital is named after the eye-shaped Naini Lake set amidst the mountains with thick alpine trees. Nainital is situated in the Kumaon region and is one of the 13 districts of Uttarakhand state. Nainital is given the epithet of 'Lake District' because it dotted with five lakes Nainital, Bhimtal, Naukuchiatal, Khurpatal, Sattal. 

Ranikhet: literally means 'Queens Meadow' or Queens's field, Ranikhet is a small hill station in Almora district of Uttarakhand state and is also the home for Kumaon regiment and Naga regiment of Indian Army. Ranikhet offers invigorating views of the snow-capped peaks of the prodigious Himalayan range. Ranikhet hosts a vast bio-diversity of flora and fauna. Ranikhet is situated 74kms from Kathgodam set at an altitude of 1,869mts above sea level.

AlmoraAlmora is is a picturesque place famous for its magnificent beauty, panoramic view of the Himalayas, rich cultural heritage, exquisite wildlife, unique handicrafts, and delicious cuisine.  It is known as the 'Switzerland of India' and the place has also been made famous by Swami Vivekananda who meditated in the region. It is situated 80kms from Kathgodam.

Naukuchia Tal: The name literally suggests Nine-Cornered Lake. Situated 26kms from Kathgodam, Naukuchia Tal is set at an altitude of 1,220mts above the sea level. The lake is around 1 km in length, 0.6 km in width and approximately 40m in depth. making it the deepest of the lakes in the greater Nainital area. According to a local legend, if one manages to have a glimpse of all nine corners at once, he/she will disappear into a cloud of smoke. Also popular for angling and bird watching, Naukuchia Tal is within an enchanting valley providing ample scope for rowing, paddling, and yachting.

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