Every year a fair is organized in Bageshwar on the occasion of Makar Sankranti.

Bageshwar is a district of Uttarakhand. Bageshwar is located in the Kumaon district of the Uttarakhand region, Which is famous for its natural beauty, glacier, rivers, and temples.

Bageshwar gets very cold in winter and the temperature is around 5 to 10 degrees.

The distance from Delhi to Bageshwar is 470 km and 332 km from Dehradun. The distance from Haldwani is 160 km.

This place includes culture, art, history, and literature in itself, almost all facilities are available in Bageshwar. The huge snow of the Himalayas range is seen from Bageshwar.

Here the confluence of Jeevanadayini Saryu and Gomti River takes place. The Pindari glacier route also passes through Bageshwar.

The height of Bageshwar is 1004 meters above sea level.

History

Bageshwar is a district headquarters. From the seventh century to the thirteenth century, the Kashmiri kings ruled here. Bageshwar was a district in 1997 even before it was part of Almora district.

How to Reach Bageshwar

For Bageshwar, first, you have to come to Haldwani. Haldwani is the gateway of Kumaon. Haldwani is well connected through road and railway. Bageshwar is 160 km from Haldwani.

By Bus

Haldwani is well connected to the major cities of India. Direct buses from Delhi and so many other cities are coming to Haldwani.

After reaching Haldwani, by Taxi or Bus, you can reach Bageshwar. From Haldwani, you can easily get a Bus or Taxi for Bageshwar.

By Train

Similarly by train also you have to reach Haldwani or Kathgodam Railway station. Kathgodam is a nearby railway station to Haldwani.

Then from Haldwani, you will have to complete your journey to Bageshwar by Bus or Taxi.

By Air

The nearest airport of Bageshwar is Pant Nagar Airport. The distance from Pant Nagar Airport to Haldwani is 25 km. and the Distance from Pant Nagar Airport to Bageshwar is 175 km.

Stay in Bageshwar

There are so many hotels are available in Bageshwar to stay, you will get good hotels between 1000 rupees to ₹ 2000.
The food will also be easily available and you will get both veg and non-veg foods at affordable prices.

Best Timing to visit Bageshwar

Summer(March to June)

The best season to visit Bageshwar is summer as Bageshwar is hilly terrain and the weather remains pleasant here. Tourists enjoying pleasant weather as well as different places of Bageshwar.

Monsoon(July to September)

The rainy season is not right for visiting Bageshwar because at this time many places in the mountainous region landslides happen and the roads are closed so you can get in trouble.

Winter(October-February)

Winters are also good to enjoy in Bageshwar, nearby mountains of Bageshwar are covered with snow.

Places to visit in Bageshwar

Baghnath Temple

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Baghnath Temple is situated at the confluence of the Saryu and Bagnath rivers, is a famous temple and the Bageshwar district is also named after the Seen Temple.

According to the legend, sage Markandeya did penance to Lord Shiva and Lord Shiva appeared to him in the form of a Bagh. The sculptures depicted in the temple are from the seventh century to the 16th century.

Opening Timing of Baghnath Mandir

The opening hours of the Baghnath temple is :

In Summer
Morning: 7:00 am to Evening 5:00 pm

In Winter

Morning: 6:00 am to Evening 6:00 pm

The Bagnath temple is mainly worshiped with Bel Patri. A fair is organized at the Bagnath temple during Shivratri in which a large number of devotees arrive.

A grand idol of Lord Shiva is installed in the Bageshwar Bagnath temple.

Like the Ganges in Haridwar in Uttarakhand, the water of Saryu river is given importance in Bageshwar.

Baijnath Temple

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Baijnath Temple has located 3 km from Bageshwar. This temple is about 1000 years old and it is said about this temple that this temple was built in only one night.

The main temple here is dedicated to Lord Shiva, here too, a lot of tourists are coming.

On Shivratri, there is a crowd of pilgrims here.

Kausani

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Kausani is a beautiful place covered by the high hills of the Himalayas. Kausani is 35 km from Bageshwar.

There are 2 routes to Bageshwar from Haldwani.

Route 1

 Haldwani —– Almora —- Takula ——- Bageshwar

Route 2

2. Haldwani—— Almora—–Kausani—— Bageshwar

So you will visit Kausani while coming to Bageshwar

Kausani is a famous tourist place for its sunset and sunrise. it’s a small hill station.

Gandhiji also stayed in a Kausani and after seeing the beauty of Kausani he gave Kausani the name of Switzerland of India.

Apart from this, the entire belt of the Himalayas is visible from Kausani.

Pindari Glacier

 

Pindari glacier is a paradise for trekkers, from here you will see the Himalayas. This glacier is situated between Nanda Devi and Nanda Kot peaks.

Pindari is a source of the glacier river. Pindari glacier is about 5 km long, 6 meters high, and 2 meters wide.

To visit Pindari Glacier it is very important to know about it, especially about the temperature of Pindari Glacier, Pindari Glacier has a very cold temperature. The temperature in Pindari Glacier remains less than 5 degrees.

Way to Pindari glacier trek

From Bageshwar then

Trekking to Pindari Glacier starts from:

San village ——— after 3 km ——– Lohar Khet Villlage ———-11 km trek——–Dhakuri ——– 8 km trek ——– Khati village ——–11 km trek——- Dwali ————-7 km trek ——–Furkiya———-5 km trek ——Pindari

The way to Pindari Glacier is very dangerous and after reaching Pindari Glacier you can only stay in. guest house of Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam

Pindari Baba Temple

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After reaching Pindari Glacier, you will see Pindari Baba Temple.

Pindari Baba is also known as Swami Dharmananda who is living alone in Pindari Glacier at a place called Zero Point which is situated about 27 km away from Khati village.

There is neither a person nor a village between Khati and Zero Point, there are two Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam guest houses at that place.

Keep in mind these things while going to the Pindari Glacier trek

While going on this trek, keep in mind that you must keep warm clothes with you because Pindari Glacier has a very cold temperature.

In trekking, you may face an electricity problem, so charge your mobile and keep power bank with you.
Along with that keep the medical kit and your ordinary medicines, as well as do not forget to keep good trekking shoes. Keep in mind that for trekking, you have to take the permit in advance.

 

 

 

 

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