Places near Lohaghat

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

Shyamlatal: It is beautiful lake situated at an astounding elevation of 1500mts above sea level. There is a Swami Vivekananda Ashram on the banks of this emerald lake. The lake Shyamlatal is spread over an area of 1.5 sqkms. The famous Jhula Fair of Kumaon region is held at this place. The ruins of the Chand Dynasty can still be seen at Shyamla Tal.

Champawat: The place is rich in varied flora and fauna and also an ideal spot for bird watching. Champawat is surrounded by Nepal on the east and is covered by four districts of Kumaon region. Champawat is situated 13kms from Lohaghat at an elevation of 1615mts above sea level.

Meetha Reetha Sahib: Reetha Sahib is an important Sikh pilgrim centre. The Gurudwara is situated at the confluence of Lodhiya and Ratiya rivers, near village Deyuri. There are trees of Reetha (Sapindus emarginatus) in the Gurudwara premises, have become sweet due to the miraculous touch of the Guru. Reetha is served as prasad in Reetha Sahib Gurudwara.

Patal Rudreshwar: It is believed that Lord Shiva used to meditate at this peaceful cave. Many rishis and yogis meditated in this cave to acquire salvation. Patal Rudreshwar was discovered in the year 1993 when Goddess Durga appeared in the dream of a local boy and told him about the location of Patal Rudreshwar. The cave has a length of approximately 40 mts and width of 18mts.

Pithoragarh:  is popular for its exquisite natural beauty and is widely known as the 'Little Kashmir'. Pithoragarh lie at a height of 1650 mts above sea level offering picturesque views. Pithoragarh has a lot of historical importance.  The weather of Pithoragarh remains salubrious throughout the year and the beauty of Pithoragarh heals us from tension and stress. The best time to visit Pithoragarh is throughout the year. Pithoragarh is situated at a distance of 61 kms from Lohaghat.

Almora: Almora is a picturesque place located in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand famous for its magnificent beauty, panoramic view of the Himalayas, rich cultural heritage, exquisite wildlife, unique handicrafts and delicious cuisine. It is located at a height of 5,400ft above sea level and is spread across a 5 km ridge atop Kashaya Hill. The picturesque landscape of Almora attracts hundreds of tourists each year. It is situated 119 kms from Lohaghat.

Mukteshwar:  It is situated at a distance of 109 kms from Lohaghat at an elevation of 2,285mts above sea level. Mukteshwar got its name from a 350year old temple Mukteshwer Temple whose presiding deity is great Lord Shiva. The top of the mountain on which Mukteshwar Dham is stood offers stupendous views of Himalayan range. Mukteshwar is a serene place with unspoiled natural beauty. It was developed by the Britishers as research and education institute (IVRI) in 1893.

Pancheshwar Mahadev Temple: It is the famous Lord Shiva temple on river Kali and Sharda confluence. Also localy known as Chumu Devta, the Pancheshwar Mahadev temple has splendid atmosphere with lush green surroundings. This temple diety is also regarded as Protector of Animals of the local villages nearby. Lohaghat is at 37 kms from the temple.

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