Location: Located in the heart of Almora district, Dwarahat is a remarkable place known for its archeological and historical importance.
Description: Dwarahat is a major attraction of Uttaranchal and located very close to Ranikhet town. Dwarahat is made with a combination of two words, where “Dwara” means way and “Hat” means heaven. It is believed that it was constructed during the rule of Katyuri Dynasty and resembles the Gurjari School of Art in terms of architecture style. Dwarahat is rich in treasure of ancient temples, including Shakti Temple at Doonagiri and Naithna Devi Temple. Premises of Shakthi Temple are a great source of medicinal herbs to treat numerous ailments. One of the famous colleges, Kumaon Engineering College is located in Dwarahat. Due to the presence of top most institutes, Dwarahat is considered as the best education center for the regional students. Being located on the sides of popular Ram Ganga River, Dwarahat is a small but interesting place to visit. Paban Maharaj temple is one of the major attractions where you need to climb 500 steps to reach on the top of a hill.
Activities: Basant Panchami, Herela, Bhaitauli, Olgia and Ganga Dussehra are some of the main auspicious occasions celebrated with huge grandeur and fervor every year.