Katarmal (10 km)
The Sun Temple at Katarmal is one of the most important temples dedicated to the Sun God in Uttarakhand. It was originally built by Katarmalla, a Katyuri Raja in the 9th century AD.; The deity here is known as Burhaditya or Vraddhaditya (the old Sun God). The temple is noted for its architecture, stone and metallic sculptures and carved pillars and doors.
Almora (53 km)
Baijnath (19 km)
Situated on the banks of the Gomti river and just below the Kausani ridge is Baijnath, an important pilgrim and historic centre. sight. Their intricate carving and stone work is awe-inspiring.
Gwaldham (48 km)
Situated at an altitude of 1,829 metres, this small Himalayan town is surrounded by fruit orchards. Gwaldham is an ideal base for trekking to the Roopkund and Pindari glaciers.
Bageshwar (42 km)
This important Shaivaite centre stands at the confluence of rivers Gomti and Saryu.; The famous Baghnath temple built by King Lakshmi Chand in 1602 AD adorns the town. Apart from the temples, the sacred confluence and famous Uttarayani fair held annually in mid-January also make it a revered spot for pilgrims.