Kumaon or Kumaun (Hindi: कुमाऊं) is the eastern, less easily accessed, part of Uttarakhand, a state of India.


Other destinations

Other destinations include Bhimtal, Sattal which are interconnected lakes in Nainital district. Chaukori and Berinag in Pithoragarh also provide majestic views of the Panchachuli peaks of the Himalayas.


Local dialect in this region is Kumaoni, but everyone can communicate in Hindi. Most traders and all officials speak English.

Get in

Haldwani in Nainital district is the gateway to Kumaon, which is about 290 km from Delhi. Daily bus services of Uttarakhand roadways & Uttar Pradesh roadways are available from ISBT Anand Vihar. Kathgodam is the terminal railway station of Kumaon which is well connected to the cities of Delhi, Dehradoon, Howrah & Jammu. Lalkuan is another nearby railway station. From Haldwani every part of Kumaon is easily accessible by bus and taxis.

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