Bhowali HillStation

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About Bhowali

BHOWALI’S strategic location has led to its popularity among tourists and also as a point of junction of NAINITAL District. Located at an elevation of 1706 m above the sea level, BHOWALI is a town of panoramic vistas and bounty of nature. It is a getaway where one can experience peace and immense joy especially with extremely pleasant and salubrious weather throughout the year. Once tagged as health resort before independence, today this beautiful place serves as a major hub of export of exotic fruits like apples, peaches, strawberries, plums and apricots. BHOWALI is a little hill-station that lies in the vicinity of several popular hill stations like NAINITAL, BHIMTAL, NAUKUCHIATAL, RAMGARH, SATTAL and MUKTESHWAR

Why Visit Bhowali ?

BHOWALI houses few DHABAS offering delicious food especially North Indian cuisine. One can easily avail taxi for sightseeing and go around the city. A busy place flocked frequently by visitors, BHOWALI offers an easy way to commute from one place to another. With the convenient forms of transportation across the city and various attraction situated in proximity to town.

Places to See

Corbett Museum
Kasar Devi

Tourist Attraction

You can buy apples, apricots or pears, from the growers directly during the fruit-season (May-August).
At GHORAKHAL, a temple of GOLU, the revered god of the KUMAONI people is located at a charming place with alluring views of the valley of BHIMTALBHOWALI is famous for its fruit orchards.
SAINIK SCHOOL – Students come here to study and for their all -round development, in a healthful atmosphere. This army school is renowned all over India.
A fascinating hill station and a famous health resort known for fruit orchards, mushrooms, honey and butterflies.
Surrounded by fruit orchards and thick coniferous forests it was developed by British as a centre of research and education in veterinary sciences in 1893. It is a celebrated scenic spot overlooking extended Himalayan ranges. . MUKTESHWAR is a small hamlet offering basic facilities only. It is connected with outside world with Radiotelephone, besides the normal line telephones, which gets snapped in winters due to snow. An old Shiva temple (MUKTESHWAR MAHADEV) exists in a spout like rock is the highest spot of the small township. Foreign scientists used to call it the 'Wish Temple'. There are a P.W.D. inspection bungalow, a KUMAON MANDAL VIKAS Nigam rest house and number of private hotels to accommodate visitors. At an altitude of 2286 m MUKTESHWAR is one of the prettiest Himalayan resorts, at a distance of about 53 km from NAINITAL

How to Reach

By Air: Pant Nagar, the nearest airport, is at a distance of 71 km.

By Rail: The nearest Railhead KATHGODAM, which is connected to Delhi and other North Indian cities, is just 34kms away.

By Road: NAINITAL is just half an hour drive. Buses ply every half an hour. Taxis ply frequently from NAINITAL (11kms), KATHGODAM (34kms), RANIKHET (50kms) and ALMORA (55kms).


Location Review

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4.3 / 5

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January 29, 2016
1 day ago
Beautiful Place to See
Best ever location.Nice sceneric view and in nature.I always want such a beautiful place and happy to visit this place.Always suggest to go there

January 29, 2016
1 day ago
In the lap of Nature
mountain viw is very beautiful from this place.Love to be there.Enjoyed a lot.