Best time to visit:- March to June


"Jageshwar" is an eye-catching hamlet situated at a height of 1870 meters on the Jatganga valley. It is conceived that Jageshwar has been home to 12 Jyotirlingas, combining 124 temples and many sculptures belonging to the 11th century AD. This small village comes under Kumaon region and is a main pilgrimage site as well. The Village stands at a distance of 34 kilometers from the beautiful town of Almora (a popular hill station in the state). Jageshwar temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, located in the midst of thick forests of Deodar. The temple city comprises a cluster of 124 large and small stone temples which were built during 9th to 13th century, preserved by Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).

Weather Details :

Summer:   26 Degree Celsius
Winter:   04 Degree Celsius
Monsoon:   12 Degree Celsius

Main Attractions: -

Jageshwar Mahadev in Jageshwar: The temple is situated on the west side and the shrine is of Lord Shiva. This is one of the most important temples within the premise of the temple. The temple has two Guardian Gates in the shape of Nandi and Skandi. At this place Lord Shiva is worshipped in the form of Nagesh or Jageshwar. Tourist and devotees visit the site in large number to worship and taking blessings of Shiva, the Hindu God.

Dandeswar Shiv Temple in Jageshwar: Is located a bit high above the Jageshwar temple premise. The temple structure is holding the damage condition. The condition is not a problem for the lovers they surely come at the site and pray here. People every year visit the location whenever they make trip to Jageshwar.

Sri Mahamritunjaya Mahadev in Jageshwar: Within the complex of Jageshwar Sri MahamritunjayaMahadev is the largest and ancient temple. Followers believe that Mahamritunjaya Mantra is holy and powerful for self realization. The pilgrims also conceive that this will remove the evil effects and makes free from any kind of fears and illness.

Mritola Ashram in Jageshwar: The ashram is very popular among the tourist for its spirituality and for natural beauty. Pilgrims can also enjoy the Patoria farm located here which is a part of this ashram. Mritolaahram is around 2 kilo meters away from the VridhJageshwar. Tourist can easily reach at the place by a 2 kilo meter walk. There is also a famous trek around 10 kilo meters from Jageshwar via Shokiathal.

Vinayak Kshetra in Jageshwar: Is just 200 meter away from the Artola town where from the Jageshwar shrines begin. This is the entrance of holy places. This destination is situated between JhankerSaim shrine, VrudhhJageshwar and Koteshwar temples.

Jhanker temple in Jageshwar: Is placed at the southern side of Jageshwar. According to the legends, when lord Shiva was performing the Tapasya the demon obstruct his penance. At that time the God JhankerSaim appeared their and ordered His Ganas to kill the demons. This history also makes it so popular among the visitors.


How to Reach Jageshwar

By Air:-People can reach Pantnagar airport as it is the nearest airport to the city. It is just 150 kilo meter away from Jageshwar. Luxury buses, taxis and Volvo cars are easily accessible to Jageshwar from Pantnagar airport. Tourist can also take flights from Indragandhi International Airport to Pantnagar airport. This is an international airway so tourist from outside India can also reach Jageshwar through Pantnagar airport.

By Road:- Jageshwar has good connection with many Uttarakhand cities by motorable roads. Jageshwar is well linked with destinations like Haldwani, Pithogarh, Almora and so on. Government undertaking buses are operates on a regular basis from these places to Jageshwar. Costs of may vary depending on the distance. Jageshwar is just 37 kilo meters away from Almora from where one can easily reach to the region. Apart from that taxis are also available from Kumaon region.

By Train:- The closest railway station to reach Jageshwar is Kathgodam. The railway station is at a distance of 125 kilo meters from Jageshwar town. Kathgodam railway is well joined with many important destinations around the country. It is well connected with Delhi, Howrah and Lucknow.


There is not much scope for shopping in Jageshwar, as there are small shops selling temple paraphernalia. However, with an aim to address the basic needs of the visitors, the local shops sell a range of toiletries and snacking items including chips, biscuits.