Champawat is a magnificent hill station situated amongst the Himalayan ranges. It is a district located in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. The place is well known for splendidly designed temples which date back to 10th century. It is supposed to be the capital of Chand rulers. The Nagnath and Bhaleshwar temples are some of the fine examples of the temples with great architectural design that existed during 10the century. According to the Hindu mythology, it is believed that the Kurma incarnation of Lord Vishnu in the form of Tortoise appeared in the Champawat. That is why the district of Champawat holds great importance among the devotees of lord Vishnu.
The hill station is known for its impressive natural beauty in the form of snow clad mountains, lush green forest, clean river and beautiful landscape. Its pleasing climate also makes it an ideal tourist destination. These terrains can lead the trekkers to various destinations, such as- Vanasur, Purnagiri, Kanteshwar Manch, Tanakpur, Pancheshwar, Vyasthura and Lohaghat. Champawat is also associated with the movement started by Swami Vivekananda. The Prabbudh Bharat publication started by Swami Vivekanand was started in Champawat. From the Champawat travel guide you can get more interesting facts regarding this particular place and also about the exciting places near Champawat.