Lohaghat is a small town lies on the bank of Lohawati River with at an altitude of 1706 meters above the sea level Situated at a distance of just 7 km from Abbott mount. It is located in the Champawat district of Uttarakhand state. It is one of the most scenic destinations surrounding with pine and Oak thick forest and one of the least explore Himalayan Retreats.
The place is offered natural beauty, the environment and salubrious climate of the place makes Lohaghat perfact. Lohaghat is known for its beautiful temples. It is magnificent ancient town holds Historical and mythological stories. This place is situated around 14 km from Champawat. Ritha-Sahib is a famous sikh gurudwara and sewwt Rithas are unique and famous for river -Rafting and adventurous sports destination located about 20 km from Lohaghat. Mayawati Ashram is located at a distance of 9 km from Lohaghat and makes famous attraction pilgrims for Tourists. This Ashram is known as Advaita Ashram in Lohaghat.
Lohaghat is spread over an area of 4.5 sqkms. There are numerous Temples in Lohaghat and each of them Holds some Association with our Historical and mythological past. Nestled amidst sky high pine and Oak forests, Lohaghat assures to enthral toursits with its pictueesque vistas and exquisiteness.
Mayawati Ashram: Mayawati Ashram is known as the Advaita Ashram and one of the popular tourist attractions located in the old Tea Estate. This Ashram is located at a distance of 5 km from Lohaghat at an elevation of 1940 mts above the sea level. Mayawati Ashram is offered glorious view of mystical Himalayan. The Ashram contain a small museum and a old Library.
Champawat: Champawat is a small Historical town and famous for its ancient temples like - The Baleshwar temple, Nagnath Temple and Kranteshwar temple. You can found novel view of various Flora and Fauna in Champawat. The town is offered Good Accommodation and various beautiful location. Located at a distance of 13 km from Lohaghat.
Abbot Mount: The abbott mount is a beautiful hill stataion and the base camp for the Mahaseer fishing in Punchashver. It is located at a confluence of Sarya and Mahakali river. The winters are pleasent here and located at an elevation of 6400 ft above the sea level. The place is blessed with rich Flora and Fauns. One can take part to enjoy Trekking, Bird Watching and Nature walk. The beautiful town was founded by the English Businessman "John Harold Abbott" in 20th century.
Pancheshwar Mahadev Temple: The Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and located at a foothills of the India nepal borde. It is lies on the confluence of Sharda and Kali River near lohaghat in Champawat district. This temple is most visited during the Chaitra Navratri. The festival celebrated in the month of March to April. Situated at a distance of 37 km from Lohaghat.
Meetha Reetha Sahib: Meetha Reetha sahib located at a distance of 62 km from Lohaghat. Guru Nanak visited this place. A shiks shrine is built here. It is lies on the confluence of Ladgiya and Ratiya River.
Banasur Ka Kila: This fort was built in the memory of Banasur, Situated at a distance of 7 kms from Lohaghat. Banasur was eldest son of Bali and devotee of Lord Shiva and has thousand -armed who was slayed by Lord Krishna. The fort is offered perfact vantage to view the majestic Himalayan peaks and present ancient India Architecture and standing tall since ages.
Abbott Mount Church: Situated at a distance of 7.3 kms from lohaghat at an elevations of 6400 ft above the sea level and buit in 1942 by John Abbott who was a british man and discovered this place. The church was present the Colonial style Architecture and made of marvel. Abbott Mount Church Remains close for the tourists and prayered held onece or twice a year.
Devidhura: It is Situated at a distance of 45 km from Lohaghat and famous fro its Barahi Temple. A beautiful fair is organised at the Barahi temple on the day of raksha bandan. This fair attract the people of Kumaon , Nepal and other palces every year. Devidhura is situated amidist tall deodar and Oak trees Surrounding by beautiful native Flora and fauna and offered good trekking route.
Summer Season: The summer season is starts from March to till the month of june. The maximum temprature is 25 degree not above this and minimum temprature is 15 degree. During the summer season watere is not more hot but pleasent in Summer. June is quite hot month all over the year.
Monsoon Seasaon: July is the beginning month of Monsoon and till the end of September month. The maximum rainfall received in the month of August. The average temprature is 17 degree during the monsoon season. The month of October is received the temprature is 15 degree.
Winter Season: March is the starting month of winter and till the end of June. During the winter season minimum temprature are fall down to around freezing point and maximum temprature is 8 degree celsius. January is the coldest month of the year.
Nature Walk: Lohaghat is located amidst towering pine and Oak forest with abundant natural beauty. It is the ideal place for including in natural walks on the forest.
Yoga and Meditation: Meditation can be the best learened and experienced in a clam and Serene atmostphare. one can easily find a secluded place amidst lust greenery to meditate.
Camping: There are not many Accommodation options at Lohaghat, It is perfact for Camping out in the open under the sky. Lohaghat is not a trekking destination, perfact for camping, one should bring their own camping equipments.
Shyamlatal: Shyamlatal a beautiful lake situated at an elevation of 1500 mts above the sea level. Near the Shyanla tal lake Swami Vivekanand Ashram is situated and this lake is spread an area of 1.5 sqkms. The famous fair of juhla fair is held at this place.
Patal Rudreshwar: It is a beautiful cave and believed that Lord Shiva used this cave for meditation and sants, rishis and Yogis meditated in this cave. Patal Rudreshwar was discovered in 1993 When Goddess Durga Appeared in the dream of a local boy and told him the location of patal Bhuvneshwar. This cave is 40 mts length and 18 mts wide.
Pithoragarh: Known as "The Little Kashmir" and surrounding by Natural Beauty. Situated at a distance of 61 km from Lohaghat at an elevation of 1650 mts above the sea level. Pithoraghar has a lot of Historical importance and wather is plesent throughtout the year. It is small velly 5 km long and 2 km wide only. Offered an excellent view of the snow capped peaks of Nanda Devi Panchachuli and Appi of Nepalfrom Chandak Hill located a height of 2000 mts.
Almora: The picturesque location of Almora attracts thousand of Tourist each year. situated at a distance of 119 km from lohagaht at an elevation of 5400 ft above the sea level and spread across a 5 km ridge a top Kashaya hill. Almora is famou for its Natural Beauty, Panoramic view of Himalayans, Rich culture Heritage, Unique Handicraft and delicious food. Golu Devta and Nanda Devi Temple are the famous Temple.
Mukteshwar: The town got its name from 350 year old temple Mukteshwar Dham. Situated at a distance of 109 km from Lohaghat at an elevation of 2285 mts above the sea level. Mukteshwar Dham is Situated on the top of the hill and offered stupendous view of the Himalayans. The town was developed by the Britishers as reserch and education institute in 1893.
Pancheshwar Mahadev Temple: Pancheshwar Mahadev Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and lies on the Kali and Sharda River. Situated at a distance of 37 km from the temple. The temple is also known as the Chumu Devta temple among the locals. It is believed that the temple is protector of Animals of the locals villages.
By Air: Pantnagar is the nearest Airport to Lohaghat and situated at a distance of 160 kms from Lohaghat. Panth nagar is well connected to Delhi with daily Flights. Taxis are Eeasily available from Pantnagar Airport to Lohaghat.
By Train: Tanakpur is the nearest Railhead to Lohaghat and situated at a distance of 60 kms from Lohaghat. Tanakpur Railway station is well connected by railway network with major destination of India and Uttarakhand state. Taxis and Buses are easily available from Tanakpur to Lohaghat. The Railway station is well connected by Motorable road.
By Road: Buses are easily available from ISBT Anand Vihar to Tanakpur and Lohaght and other destination of Uttarakhand. Lohaghat is well connected by motorable road with major destination of Uttarakhand.
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