P. Barron on visit to Lohaghat was amazed to see the its beauty and said “Why go to Kashmir, if there is heaven in the world, so its in Lohaghat” .
Sitting at the edge of Lohawati river, the small town of Lohaghat is the best known for its lush greenery and the dense forests of oak and pine. The town is blessed with the natural beauty which is yet to be explored. The town is situated at an altitude of 1745 mts above the sea level in the Champawat district of Uttarakhand.
Bovine environment and the pleasing climate of Lohaghat attracts most of the tourist round the year. Lohaghat makes the best place if you want to escape form the hustle bustle of the plains. The town offers the beautiful vistas of the snow capped peaks.
How to Reach Lohaghat
Now lets me share with you how to reach Lohaghat. Since buses makes the most convenient means to travel in Kumaon because of its availability in this region.
By Air:- The nearest airport to Lohaghat is Naini Saini Airport, Pithoragarh which is at the distance of 65kms. Though the airport is not so much commercialized. Taxis are available to Lohaghat frequently.
By Rail:- The nearest railway station to Lohaghat is Tankpur which is at the distance of 87 kms. Tanakpur railway station is connected to various major cities like Lucknow, Delhi, Kolkata, Agra etc. Trains run frequently to Lohaghat. Also Lohaghat is well connected by roads so taxis and buses runs frequently from Tanakpur to Lohaghat.
By Road:- Lohaghat is the well connected with roads to major cities. Situated in the main road, Lohaghat is also connected with the main highway. Buses are easily available from ISBT Anand Vihar to Tanakpur or Lohaghat from where you can hire a cab or share a taxi to reach Lohaghat. Also buses and taxis are easily available from various nearby towns to Lohaghat.