Bhowali at a glance
Bhowali is a little hill-station that lies in the vicinity of several popular hill stations like Nainital, Bhimtal, Naukuchiatal, Ramgarh, Sattal and Mukteshwar. Nestled among beautiful mountains, Bhowali is famous for its amazing vistas and charming orchards of apples, apricots, peaches etcetera.
Things to do in Bhowali
Rested at a height of 1370m above the sea level, Bhimtal is spotted with temples lying amid the verdant mountains and a pristine blue lake. This pristine location is calm and has an enduring effect on the beholder. This is a perfect location to visit over a weekend, for those looking to spend some quality and calm time amidst nature.
Golu Devta Temple
As the name suggests, this temple is dedicated to Golu Devta and is also referred to as Ghorakhal Temple. Devotees visit this temple in large numbers to worship and offer bells as the means of prayer.
A very popular place in the area, this temple is renowned for Neeb Karori Maharaj temple and ashram. The temple attracts devotees from all over the country as well as abroad.
A place one must visit is Ramgarh. Situated 14 kms from Bhowali, it is best known for its beautiful fruit orchards. This place blessed with beauty and splendor is a paradise for nature lovers and has attracted many artists and poets like Rabindranath Tagore.
Shopping in Bhowali
It is well known that Bhowali is a paradise for nature lover, however, the place is also paradise for fruits lover. In fact, Bhowali is a popular fruit market of whole Kumaon Region.
Shyamkhet Tea Gardens If you are a teetotaler or simply a tea lover, the place is a blessing for you. Lying on the vicinity to Golu Devta temple, the Shyamkhet Tea Garden produces wide range of tea leaves including organic tea which is also exported.
What to eat in Bhowali : Local Food and Cuisine
Bhowali houses few dhabas offering delicious food especially North Indian cuisine. Other than that, you will be eating mostly in your hotel or other nearby hill stations.