Gwaldam: A Lesser Known Hill station Perfect for a Quiet Respite

Gwaldam

For those who are looking for a lesser known and less explored hill station for your next trip, can surely vouch for Gwaldam, a small town in Uttarakhand. I heard about this place from a local tea-seller in Chaukori when I had come back from Dharamghar. So, what’s special in Gwaldam? Read on.

Gwaldam Trip

Hiking in Gwaldam

An incomparable serenity and raw nature welcomes you as soon as you step in to its vicinity. Beautiful hills with an abundance of pine forests, cultivated terraced fields with a magnificent view of the Himalayan peaks –Trishul (7051 metres), Nanda Devi (7817 metres), Nanda Ghunti (6309 metres), Kedar and Chaukhamba within a stone’s throw away leave you completely awe-struck. Without the hustle and bustle and the usual tourist crowd, this place is a promising destination for nature lovers.

What’s More in Gwaldam

This is the starting point for a number of trekking routes in Uttarakhand. The sightseeing places like the Tibetan colony, the Trishul view point, Badhangari, Machhi Taal, Gwaldam Naag, Pindar river sites, etc. are some cool places to hang out. The remains of the fort of Chand Rajas is a historical site that should not be missed out. This place has a very interesting historical significance that involves a continuous royal politics due to its geographical location between Garhwal and Kumaon. Also worth visiting is Dewal.

Prayer Wheels

Prayer Wheels at the Gwaldam Monastery

This is just a peek into what to expect from Gwaldam. Do you want to know more about this place? How to reach? What to do there and what to see? When is the best time to visit?

Well, my travel-post on Gwaldam has been published in Travelicious.world! You can learn more about this amazing place and my experiences there. Do check it out now below and leave a comment, if you like.

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2 Responses

  1. pospi says:

    really calm location. Havnt heard of *Gwaldam* before, but i think its a nice place to visit

  2. havn’t really heard of Gwaldam, but base on what i have read and seen, i think its a wonderful place to visit

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