Bageshwar District is located in the northern part of Uttaranchal
. It is surrounded by the districts of Almora
, and Chamoli
, English and Kumaoni are the widely spoken languages.
The important functions and festivals are Vishuvati, Vat Savitri Amavasya, Harela, Harishayani Ekadashi, Ghri Sankranti
, Sankasht Chaturthi, and Doorvashtami. The major temples are
Gauri Udiyar temple
. The tourist destinations are Baijnath
The nearest airport
is at Pant Nagar which is 178 km from the district headquarters, Bageshwar and the nearest railway station
is situated at Kathgodam.