Champawat district of Uttarakhand

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Champawat is a district of Uttarakhand and is situated very near Pithoragarh. This district was named after the name of Champawati who was the daughter of famous king Arjun Deo. It is situated in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. It is believed that the Lord Vishnu (a very famous God of Hindus) once visited Champawat during his Kurmavatar.

Places to visit around Champawat

There are a lot of famous places specially temples which must be visited during one`s visit to Champawat. Some of the famous temples situated near Champawat are-
  • Narsinh Danda
  • Hingla Devi
  • Hidimba Ghatotkach Temple
  • Maneshwar
  • Karanteshwar
  • Sun Temple
  • etc
. This destination is also known for trekking and hill stations. There are various medicine plants in this district like-, Sagon, Jamun, , Amla, Ayur, Ecliptus, Babool, Bail and Madar, TeakBans, etc.

General information about Champawat

This place is situated at an altitude of about 1650 metres above the sea level. Its temperature may vary from 30 C to 4 C. Hindi, English and Kumaoni are easily understand by locals.

How to reach

This destination is very easily accessible by all the means of transport.
By air
Naini Saini Airport is the nearest airport situated in Pithoragarh at a distance of about 74 Km from this destination.
By Rail
Nearest railway station is situated at Tanakpur at a distance of about 75 Km.
By Road
This destination is very well connected through roads to all the major parts of Uttarakhand


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