Dwarahat

Situated In A Beautiful Natural Set Up, Dwarahat Is One Of The Best Places To Visit In Uttarakhand. Mostly Popular Among The Regular Tourists As A Significant Sightseeing Location, Dwarahat Has A Group Of 55 Temples Which Were Mostly Built By The Katyuri Kings. Paban Maharaja Ashram Or Durga Temple Is Located At High Altitude And One Has To Climb 500 Steps To Reach Atop The Hill. The View Of The Himalayan Peaks And The Surrounding Vicinity Of Almora, Ranikhet And Kasauni Are Amazing. A Couple Of Fairs Are Also Organized In Dwarahat. Syalde Bikhauti Mela Is Celebrated On Vishuwat Sankranti Day And Dance And Music Play A Major Role In This Fair.

How to Reach

Air - Pantnagar airport which is located 148 km away from Dwarahat is the nearest airport to this placid tourist destination. Once here you can easily rent a cab from the airport without much hassle.
Road -The easiest means to reach Dwarahat is by road as the town is located on NH-87 which connects the Kumaon region to Garhwal making it easy to access both the regions. Buses and taxis can be hired from the prime tourist destinations of not just Uttarakhand but from several major cities in North India.
Rail -Kathgodam Railway Station is the nearest railway station to Dwarahat as it is situated 114 km away. From there you can easily get access to a cab or bus service.

What to do Around

Nature Walks : Dwarahat is known for its lush greenery and undulating grassy hills that surround this quaint hilly town. Several walking trails in and around Dwarahat could be explored with friends and family.

Pilgrimage : The pious Uttarakhand is dubbed the Land of the Gods, and indeed it is. This holy ground of the mighty Himalayas and the glistening Ganga and Yamuna is replete with pilgrimage sites that can offer both the blessings of the divine and the much-needed peace of mind.

Village Tourism : This beautiful Kumaoni town is known for 52 exquisitely carved temples dating back 11th century. Apart from that, one can explore the vicinity that can teach a lot about the culture and customs prevailing in the region. The hilly folks are warm and welcoming and would be happy to share their folklores and stories.