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Bageshwar Tourism | How to Plan a Trip to Bageshwar

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Bageshwar At a Glance
  • Average Climate:10°C - 28°C
  • Best Time to Visit:October - May
  • STD Code:05963

Bageshwar Travel Guide

The district of Bageshwar is a famous pilgrim destination located in India's northern part 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. 

Bageshwar is home to several holy shrines and temples having mythical backgrounds, such as the Bagnath temple, from which the city got its name, Chandika mandir dedicated to Chandika Devi, Srihari temple, where the wishes of the devotees are fulfilled, and Gauri Udiyar, featuring a colossal cave of 20*95 square meters, also housing Lord Shiva's idol. Also, Bageshwar is known for its scenic environment, including glaciers, rivers, and dances.

Places to visit in Bageshwar

Along with the temples and sites dedicated to Lord Shiva, Bageshwar, as a tourist destination, has much more to offer. There are scenic villages where you can witness the locals' lifestyle and get drenched in their unique culture. These places must be explored to immerse oneself in their sacred qualities. Some of the famous places to visit in Bageshwar Uttarakhand are: 

  • Chandika Temple
  • Kausani
  • Baijnath
  • Baghnath Temple Bageshwar
  • Pindari and Sunderdhunga Glaciers

Things to do in Bageshwar

Why spend hours ruminating over what to do in Bageshwar? Let the possibilities wash over you as you explore this new region. Then, move out on foot and get to know the area more personally. Want to know the best things to do in Bageshwar? Read the following para for complete information related to activities to do in Bageshwar:

  • Explore Trishul Peak and indulge in skiing.
  • Enjoy trekking at Kafni Glacier Trek
  • Seek blessings at Gauri Udiyar.
  • Visit Bageshwar Mandir.
  • Do sightseeing at Vijaypur.

Best time to visit Bageshwar

The only time of year when Bageshwar is not accessible is during the rainy season. One might envision the wonderful, sunny, breezy summers that Bageshwar offers because the city is nestled in the Himalayas. 

Although the monsoons bring cool mornings and relatively hot afternoons, they are perilous because of their unpredictable nature. In addition to derailing plans, this region's heavy rains might result in landslides. Although severe, winters can be worth it if you like seeing a snow-covered landscape. The best time to visit Bageshwar is summer. 

How to reach Bageshwar?

Bageshwar's hilly terrain permits only road connections to the rest of India. Regular private and state-owned bus services are available to and from the city. There needs to be flight connectivity to Bageshwar. Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun is the nearest accessible airport, 297 km away. The nearest railway station is Kathgodam, around 150 km from Bageshwar. Also, if you take the Uttarakhand tour package from us, you can get swift transfers with your package.

Accommodation in Bageshwar

Bageshwar has enough options for accommodation; however, if you are looking for luxury, Bageshwar may need more 3-star hotels or a 4-star hotel. Being a small town, there are great 2-star hotels and budget guest houses in Bageshwar. The government has also set up a KMVN guest house at Bageshwar for tourists. Some top-rated hotels in Bageshwar are Hotel Vivek, Hotel Annapurna, Hotel Rajdoot, Hotel Prashant, and Nanda Devi Mountains Resort. 

Where to eat in Bageshwar?

Bageshwar is a tiny, warm, and welcoming town, but it is less developed than its Kumaoni counterparts to offer fancy dining options. Instead, local eateries pop out of every nook and cranny of the city, offering you some delectable local cuisine. Thebest restaurants in Bageshwar are  Hotel Narendra Palace, Pratiksha Himalayan Retreat, Pratiksha Himalayan Retreat,  The pizza bite Bageshwar, Lazeez Restro & Cafe, Spice art restaurant, Samrat Restaurant, and more.

How to get around in Bageshwar? 

Getting around locally in Bageshwar is best done on foot. However, tourists are recommended to try out the local bus service to reach the tourist destinations in and around the area if they aren't keen on walking or need help. Many visitors also drive to Kausani, the most efficient local way to get around the area. 

Travel Tips

  • If you are looking for many sightseeing options with monuments or specific points, then Bageshwar is not the place to be.
  • Taxi services are widely available in and around Bageshwar, and a reasonable price bargain is always on the table, as taxi services often tend to overcharge unwary customers. 
  • The local populace is very welcoming and friendly in the Kumaon region, and one can easily interact with them and understand their culture, customs, and way of life.
  • Respect the time, culture, and language of the local people. 


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