The district of Bageshwar is a famous pilgrim destination located in India's northern part of the state of Uttarakhand. Situated at the confluence of the rivers Saryu, Gomti, and latent Bhagirathi, the town of Bageshwar is revered as a sacred land, associated with Lord Shiva - the savior of all sins. Plan a tour to Bageshwar and visit this 'Abode of Gods', believed to be blessed with magical powers of liberating the soul from the eternal bondage of birth and death.
It is an important center for Shiva worshippers. But there are many historical and tourist places in and around Bageshwar which can be visited on tour to Bageshwar.
Bageshwar is flanked on the east and west by the Bhileswar and Nileshwar mountains and surrounded by the Suraj Kund in the north and Agni Kund in the south. This place attracts numerous devotees and regular tourists with its spiritual magnetism. A tour to Bageshwar will acquaint you with the land's immense religious, historical, and political significance.
Legends mention that Lord Shiva - the Destroyer of the Hindu Trinity, had wandered around Bageshwar as a tiger. Hence, the place came to be known as 'Bageshwar' - the land of Tiger Lord. The Bagnath Temple - an ancient Shiva temple situated in the heart of the town, is the most important destination on any tour to Bageshwar. Believed to have been built by the Kumaon king, Laxmi Chand, in about 1450 A.D, this temple is revered by all. Devotees gather here every Monday of the holy month of 'Shravan' to worship the Lord. In addition, a massive fair is held here on the occasion of 'Shivaratri' every year. Thousands of pilgrims flock to the shrine during the fair.
There is also a cluster of temples dedicated to various Hindu deities. Prominent among these are the Bairav temple, Dattatrey Maharaj, Ganga Mai temple, Hanuman temple, Durga temple, Kalika temple, Thingal Bhirav temple, Panchnam Junakhara, and the Vaneshwar temple. Other noted sites worth visiting during a tour to Bageshwar are the Chandika Temple, Shri Haru Temple, lying about 5 km from Bagheswar, and Gauri Udiyar featuring a huge cave enshrining idols of Lord Shiva.
Bageshwar is also a popular destination for trekking enthusiasts, and your tour to Bageshwar may also include exclusive trek trips to reach the Pindari, Kafni, and Sunderdhunga glaciers.
This Bageshwar travel guide indicates that this destination is ideal for spirituality followers, adventure lovers, history fanatics, and experience seekers. You can enjoy any vacation through our comprehensive list of Bageshwar tour packages. Moreover, we give you a complete customization option, so contact our tour experts to plan a holiday in Bageshwar.