Places to Visit in Jageshwar
There are numerous sightseeing options in Jageshwar. You can explore many beautiful
ancient temples on your trip to Jageshwar as serenity of this temple town will definitely
calm your senses.
Also known as Jageshwar Mahadev, Jageshwar Temple is the main temple in the
region dedicated to 'Bal Jageshwar'. The temple faces the west direction and has
sculptures of Nandi and Skandi as guard. The temple has a flame that keeps burning
Supposedly to be the oldest among the temples of the region, Mahamrityunjaya Temple
features a huge lingam in the unique eye-shaped opening. The temple faces the east
direction and the deity is worshipped as a rescuer of life.
It is another admired shrine of Lord Shiva and is believed to be one of the major and
tallest temples in the Kumaon region.
It is another popular must see attraction in Jageshwar. It is run by Archaeological
Survey of India and features 174 sculptures of 9th
galleries and many other important collections.
Things to Enjoy in Jageshwar
On your Jageshwar trip, you can enjoy various fun things that will make your visit
more memorable. Top activities to that you can indulge into Jageshwar are hiking in
the Himalayan Jungles, enjoying bird-watching, going for photography, wildlife safari,
camping, stars gazing, trekking, adventure sports, and yoga & meditation. All these
outdoor activities are complete fun.
Best Time to Visit Jageshwar
Like other destinations of Uttarakhand, Jageshwar is beautiful all through year.
However, the best time to visit Jageshwar is from March to June and from September to
November. The climate during these months is really pleasant for exploring the beautiful
surroundings. If you want to enjoy the religious festivities of the region then the best
time for Jageshwar travel is from July to August. This is the time when the whole place
becomes energetic with the variety of activities taking place here.
How to Reach Jageshwar
Jageshwar is an important destination in Uttarakhand that is visited by a number of
Hindu pilgrims. If you are planning a Jageshwar tour and have booked Jageshwar
pilgrimage packages then explore the various options to reach there.
The nearest airport to Jageshwar is Pant Nagar Airport, which is located 165 km away.
The airport is well-connected to Delhi with direct flights. From the airport, you can take
car on rent else buses to Jageshwar are also available from here.
The nearest railway station from Jageshwar is Kathgodam. It is at a distance of 128
km from the temple town of Jageshwar. Kathgodam is well-connected with various
destinations of India. Car on rent are available from here to reach Jageshwar.
Jageshwar is connected to Delhi by road and various private buses ply from Delhi to
Jageshwar. You can travel via Corbett and Ramnagar route or the other way that goes
via Haldwani and Kathgodam.