5 Hill Stations to explore in Champawat
Champawat is valued in uttarakhand as the place of origin of culture and religion in uttarakhand region. The champawat land is considered to be the home of naga and kinnar described in hindu mythology. The region was ruled by khash kings in past. Historical pillars, monuments, manuscripts, archeological collections and folklores of the region are the evidences to its historical importance. The manuscripts make it clear that katyur dynasty ruled the region in the past.
Cliffed atop a hill, the dwarf hill station of Abbott Mount is snuggled in the Kali Kumaon region of Champawat district. This picturesque hill station is perched at an elevation of 6,400 feet and is encircled by a cluster of thirteen cottages, sprawling over five acres of woods.
Advaita Ashrama, Mayavati, is a branch of the Ramakrishna Math, founded on 19 March 1899 at the behest of Vivekananda. This is a place with full of peace and silence which has beautiful scenic nature also.
Built by the rulers of the Chand dynasty, Baleshwar Temple is a marvelous symbol of stone carving. There are not any historical manuscripts that date the Baleshwar temple; however, it is believed to have been built between the 10th and 12th century AD.
A gripping journey of self exploration and challenging terrain, Champawat is not your usual retreat. You'll be pushed to your physical and mental limits, because this place gives you a lot to explore, without having to deal with any over intrusive and money gobbling guides around.
Lohaghat is an immensely popular town, about 14 km from Champawat, and is known for its extremely rich and unspoiled natural beauty and historical relevance. Lohaghat is a place that comes to its full natural maturity in summers, especially when, on the banks of the Lohaghati river, rhododendron blooms are in full strength.