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Bigul is still a less known destination on the tourism map but keeps great importance in history. In the time of British rule their army staid here in tents and camps for weeks to collect lagaan (tax) by whistling biguls, which are playing instrument. Nearby villagiers used to come here after listning to th bigul to contribute their grains, cloths, cattels etc. as lagaan.\
 
Bigul is still a less known destination on the tourism map but keeps great importance in history. In the time of British rule their army staid here in tents and camps for weeks to collect lagaan (tax) by whistling biguls, which are playing instrument. Nearby villagiers used to come here after listning to th bigul to contribute their grains, cloths, cattels etc. as lagaan.\
  
In times past ''Atithi Devo Bhav'' (in English, ''The guest is God''), traditions defined a responsibility to offer visitors food and other requirements during their stay. ''Atithi devo bhav'' is a tradition of hospitality still in vogue in India today and which attracts millions of tourists every year.
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In times past ''Atithi Devo Bhav'' (in English, ''the guest is God''), defined a tradition of responsibility to offer visitors food and other requirements during their stay. ''Atithi devo bhav'' is a tradition of hospitality still in vogue in India today and attracts millions of tourists every year.
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==

Latest revision as of 08:45, 4 December 2010

Bigul is a city in Uttarakhand in the Himalayan North of India.

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Bigul is a beautiful tiny hamlet in the district of Bageshwar. It offers magnificent views of the Himalayas from Nandadevi to Panchachuli and beyond. Quite matchless beauty for breathtaking sunset, surrounded by various thick forest of various tress like pine, rhodendron etc.

Bigul is still a less known destination on the tourism map but keeps great importance in history. In the time of British rule their army staid here in tents and camps for weeks to collect lagaan (tax) by whistling biguls, which are playing instrument. Nearby villagiers used to come here after listning to th bigul to contribute their grains, cloths, cattels etc. as lagaan.\

In times past Atithi Devo Bhav (in English, the guest is God), defined a tradition of responsibility to offer visitors food and other requirements during their stay. Atithi devo bhav is a tradition of hospitality still in vogue in India today and attracts millions of tourists every year.

Get in[edit]

Bigul is 32 km from Bagewshar on the Bageshwar - Chaukori motor road, at an altitude of 6750 ft.

  • Route : New Delhi - Kathgodam/ Haldwani - NAINITAL - ALMORA - KOSI - KAUSANI - BAIJNATH TEMPLE-BAGESHWAR - RESORT Bigul

Bigul is 520 Kms. from New Delhi, 198 Km. from Kathgodam via binsar, 105 Km. from Almora via binsar, 32 Km. from Bageshwar. Chaukori is 15 km. from Bigul

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  • Dholinaag Temple. Dholinaag Temple is a divine place, located in the top of bigul village.  edit


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  • Traditional Kumaoni Cuisine

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Spring Water

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  • Haridarshan Resort, [1]. Haridarshan Resort is located between Chaukori & Bageshwar in Uttarakhand  edit

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