The ancient ruins of the Temples at Kumaon date back to over 1000 years back. The architecture and divinity come with a simplistic touch. They vary in their distinctive features but are nevertheless eye-catching. From the peaceful Mukteshwar and Berinag to the intriguing Jageshwar and Patal Bhubaneshwar, the temples are quite the attraction.
Devotees of Lord Shiva throng in multitudes to the famous Jageshwar temple. Believed to be one of the twelve Jyothirlingas of Lord Shiva, it has great significance in Hindu mythology and is held high as per religious beliefs and sentiments.
Popular, spiritually enlightening pilgrimages to temples in the Kumaon region/ A visit to Mukteshwar Dham which offers splendid scenic views/ A visit to the iconic Bhimeshwar Mahadev Temple located on the banks of a lake/ Visit the ancient Jageshwar temple / Visiting the town of Bageshwar and going to temples like the Bagnath and Chandika temples / A visit to the snake temple at Berinag/ Explore the mysticism of the cave temple, Patal Bhubaneshwar temple, popularly referred to as the ‘Centre of the World’
Why Is This Perfect for You
Kumaon region is renowned for its spectacular Himalayan beauty, offbeat character and not often visited for its ancient temples. So Kumaon Pilgrimage is a kind of trip where a group of seniors can enjoy a bit of Cool climate, good views and visit temples with a bit of history and character
When to Go
The best time to experience a fulfilled pilgrimage is anytime between April and June. With the onset of the monsoons, the rains engulf the hills standing in way of the best one can get out of the pilgrimage. However, it is still open to travellers. Autumn season in October and November makes for clear skies thus making it quite favourable to plan a visit. But the snowy winters in December may block some routes on the way making it a cumbersome journey. Nevertheless, the snow cover is a striking view and a great experience.
Stay with breakfast at Mukteshhwar (1 night), Almora (1 night), Chaukori (2 nights), Kausani (1 night)
Car with Driver for the entire trip for transfers and temple visits Mukteshwar Dham, Bhimeshwara Mahadev Temple, Jageshwar Temple, Bageshwar Temples, Berinag, Patal Bhubaneshwar