Gwaldham is a foamous tourist place in Uttarakhand. The place is a little heaven on the earth. On the main highway from Baijnath to Bageshwar a road bifurcated towards Gwaldham. The route towards Gwaldham is very beautiful. There are birds chirping on the road side. One can also feel cool breeze and also enjoy the fascinating views of the surrounding pine forests is very amazing. The view of Trishul peaks is breadth taking. Gwaldham is located at an altitude of about 1830 meters.
Gwaldham is covered with forests and the also with apple orchards.
Other places to visit
Kausani is one of the best places to visit near Gwaldham. The place is covered with thick pine forest. The view of Himalayas is breadth takng from here. The scenes of Nanda Devi and Trishool Mountains are very beautiful and one gets a feeling of refreshment and enjoyment here.
Baijnath is at a distance of about 30kms from Gwaldham. The famous temples of Himalayas are located here. These temples were built by Katyuri rulers having idols of Goddess Parvati built with black stone brings the name of the place popular in the dictionary of tourism in India.
The place is famous mainly for Shivaite delight. The place is located on the meeting points of the Gomti and Saryu rivers. The town has many religious legends attached to the place. The place is surrounded with greenery all around and this makes the place more beautiful.
Best time to visit
The place can be visited any time during the year. The climate of the place is pleasant round the year.
The languages spoken here are Garhwali, Hindi and English.
Cotton and woolen clothes are recommended for summer and heavy woolens for winters.
Many private hotels are there at Gwaldham. Also tourist rest house is situated here. Visitors can stay here at reasonable rates comfortably.
How to reach
The nearest airport is Jolly Grant which is about 250kms from here.
The nearest railway stations are Kotdwar which is about 250kms from here and Rishikesh which is about 135kms from here.
Almost every part of the state is well connected to roads and so is Gwaldham.
For other famous tourist spots in Uttarakhand read the following articles :
• Srinagar in Uttarakhand
• Tourist spot Pauri
• Famous tourist spot Khirsu
• Famous tourist destination Mussoorie
• Land of Sages - Rishikesh
• Nainital – A famous tourist spot
• Most picturesque place of Garhwal - Chopta