The district of Champawat is a popular tourism destination boasting historical significance, nature thunders, pilgrimage sites and various outdoor activities. The little quaint of Champawat is district headquarter. History describes this town as the capital city of Chand Rulers and preserves ancient fortress of centuries ago.Besides its historical importance, this place is very famous for the beautiful architecture and carvings on the temples, Baleshwar Mahadev Temple being one of them. 

Champawat is a beautiful town with breathtaking landscapes and terraced fields, which cover the valley. A river snakes past these landscapes and fields forming a beautiful picture. Champawat offers the tourists with virtually everything they expect from nature, ranging from pleasant climate to varied wildlife and good places to trek.  Lofty Himalayan Peaks offers heart-touching views and plenty of things to do.

The mythological legends suggest that Lord Vishnu appeared here as 'Kurma avatar' (the tortoise incarnation). The story of Golla Devta is also associated with Gorilla Chaur of Champawat. Jim Corbett, the famous hunter came to this region in the first decade of the 20th century to hunt for man eating tigers. His first book, "Man Eaters of Kumaon" is related to Champawat.

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Posted by: eUttaranchal/ Brijmohan Bisht
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