Dwarahat is a city in Uttarakhand.
Roads- Dwarahat is well connected to the rest of the country by road. Although there is no direct rail or air link, there are enough private buses and cabs plying between Dwarahat and some of the other major towns and cities for anyone to feel the inconvenience. Distance between Dwarahat and some major locations are as given below: Ranikhet - 38km, Almora - 49km, Nainital - 97km, Kathgodam -118km, Ramnagar - 134km, Badrinath - 237km, Haridwar - 407km, Delhi - 424km, Dehradun- 484km, Lucknow - 491km
Rail- The nearest railway station is Kathgodam (90kms.) which runs trains to major towns and cities like Lucknow, Delhi, Howrah etc.
Air- The nearest airport is Pantnagar at Nainital which is only 97 kilometers from Dwarahat and buses or cabs are easily obtained from there.
Though a small town, Dwarahat leaves a lasting effect on its visitors with its picturesque surroundings and religious significance. Some of the places that are a must visit for any visitor when in Dwarahat are:
Pandukholi: Situated at a distance of 27 kilometers from Dwarahat, are the caves of Pandukholi.
Vimandeshwar: Situated 10 kilometers from Dwarahat, lies this temple.
There are quite a few festivals that are celebrated in Dwarahat. Local temples, historical sites, and beautiful areas for treks offer many choices for visitors. Religion, dance, music and agriculture are deep influences for the people of Dwarahat.
Only 15km from Dwarahat, and a short walk from Dunagiri Temple,Sukhadevi and Pandukholi you will find Dunagiri Retreat. The Retreat overlooks deep rural valleys and the Himalayas' cloud covered peaks. Accommodations at Dunagiri Retreat are comprised of two lovingly restored guesthouses located within expansive gardens. Dunagiri is intended for nature lovers who value peace, calmness and appreciate the natural grandeur of their surroundings. Dunagiri offers reasonable rates, stylish accommodations, delicious local cuisine and the utmost in hospitality. (www.dunagiri.com)