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33 kms from Ranikhet, Dwarahat is a prominent tourist attraction of Kumaon. Once the power centre of Katyuri rulers, in the 16th century, Dwarahat became a part of Chand dynasty.
Apart from temples, Dwarahat is full of ancient sculptures. Kumaon's famous Syalde-Bikhoti Mela is held in Dwarahat from 13th to 15th April annually.
Season : Round the year.
Doonagiri : 15 kms from Dwarahat. Rich in natural splendour. Doonagiri is adorned by a temple of Vaishno Devi (the famous cave Goddess). To cap it all, Doonagiri offers a clear picture of the Imposing Himalayas. For pilgrims Doonagiri is abuzz with festivals during Chait and Ashwin months of Navratras.
Chauhatiya : 18 kms Chaukhutia is on the Ranikhet-Badrinath highway Chaukhutia's historical past and religious significance can be seen basking in its glory in nearby areas. Kali temple, Vaishno Devi's temple. ancient fort and ruins of Katyuri dynasty all makes Chaukhutia an explorer's delight.
Rail : Nearest railheads are Kathgodam 120 kms and Ramnagar 135 kms.
Road : Easily accessible due to its location on Ranikhet Karnaprayag highway. 37 kms, from Ranikhet. Regular bus and jeep services available.