Abbott Mount- Uttarakhand
About Abbot Mount:- A dwarf and picturesque hill station, Abbott Mount is a place for an ultimate Uttarakhand holiday. Ornate with the best of nature, this hill station situated in the Champawat district of Kali Kumaon Region is a hideout for nature lovers, seeking some peaceful time amidst tranquil and serene environ. Abbot Mount is situated at an altitude of 2100 m and is adorned with beautiful Colonial period Church, a dense forest and the view of mighty Himalayas. The place also has spectacular trails and walkways that lead to few beautiful locales. It is also the base for Pancheshwar, where one can enjoy Mahseer angling at the confluence of Saryu and Mahakali Rivers.
It also has an eerie house that is said to be once resided by a scientist who conducted weird experiments on the local people, the spirits of whom is said to haunt one of the rooms in the house.
Not a fan of ghost stories? No worries, this hill station is anyway more about the beauty of nature and confinement from the hustle and bustle. Moreover, it is an idyllic destination for a honeymoon, as it can offer plenty of lone moments to the newlyweds to enjoy the togetherness. It is also an ideal place for trekking, birding, and photography.
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Things To do in Abbot Mount:- Abbott mount is the place experiences excellent wather throughout the year. You can do many activities like -trekking, angling, bird watching and photography.
Abbot Mount, the dwarf hill station that it is, has a lot to offer to its visitors. The place boasts of scenic beauty, colonial-style buildings and lovely trekking trails. There are also few beautiful spots near by Abbot Mount that can enhance the experience of sightseeing for nature lovers.
Places to See in Abbott Mount. Mayawati Ashram. 16 kms / 30 mins. Banasur Ka Kila. 14 kms / 15 mins. Pancheshwar Mahadev Temple. 45 kms / 1 hr 39 mins. Lohaghat. 7 kms / 15 mins. Champawat. 21.2 kms / 45 mins. Abbott Mount Church. 10 kms / 30 mins. Maa Barahi Devi Temple, Devidhura. 47 kms / 2 hr. Reetha Meetha Sahib.
Lohaghat. Lohaghat, located on the shores of the Lohawati River at an altitude of 1706 metres, is only 7 km from Abbott Mount. Pancheshwar. Pancheshwar is located at the border of Nepal and India, some 47 km from Abbott Mount at the converging point on the Rivers Saryu and Kali. Mayawati Ashram. Vanasur Ka Kila.
The Mayawati ashram is situated 16 km from the Abbot Mount and is in the Old tea estate. It is mostly visited by devotees of Lord Shiva who come here to seek his blessings and meditate amidst pristine nature.
FISHING:- A short distance away from Abbot Mount is the confluence of River Saryu and Kali at Pancheshwar. It is here that one can enjoy Mahseer angling during the monsoon months.
Best Time to Visit:- The best time to visit Abbot Mount is throughout the year but try to avoid the monsoon season as you may encounter blockage of roads due to landslides. The region remains covered with the sheets of snow during winters. During summers the weather of Abbott Mount remains pleasant and salubrious.
Mostly Abbott Mount has a pleasant temperature throughout the year but then it is freezing during the winters. Snowfall is very common during the winters and you can enjoy the watching the entire hill station getting under the cover of it in the months of January and February.
Summer:- The climate is pleasant and is average 28°C in summers. But the wind makes it quite pleasant and people need to wear thin layered woollen clothes in peak summer times as well.
Monsoon:- The temperature is quite lower as compared and the average temperature is about 25°C. Though it doesn’t rain as heavy as it does in other parts of the state, there still lingers the risk of landslide and roadblocks. Therefore, it is advised to check the weather forecast before planning a trip in monsoon.
Winter:– temperature goes down to 8°C and sometimes lower than this. But, still people enjoy being here and enjoy the snowfall that covers everything underneath it.
How To Reach Abbot Mount:- Though Abbot is connected fairly with the other cities via road, still if you want to come here by flight or train, that will also not be a bad option, however, the best option is hiring a taxi or boarding a bus from Delhi or Haldwani.
By Air:- The nearest airport from Abbot Mount is at Pantnagar, which is located some 138 km away. The airport is well-connected with Delhi with regular flights operating every day. From Pantnagar, one has to hire a cab to reach Abbot Mount.
By Train:- When it comes to rail transportation, there are two stations where you can get down and get taxis to reach Abbot Mount. One of them is Kathgodam which is 95.5 km away and the other one is the Tanakpur station which is at a distance of 185.5 km from Abbott Mount.
By Road:- It is well connected to all the major destination in Uttarakhand but still you should know that this place is remote. You can take Uttarakhand roadways services for your comfortable journey. One can also hire a taxi from Kathgodam/Haldwani to reach Abbot Mount.
Where To Stay:- Abbot Mount is still a lesser-known hill station in Uttarakhand, and thus, does not have many options for accommodation. There are a handful of cottages that offer decent accommodation in this hill station. One can find a large number of hotels and resorts in nearby Almora. Here the options are plenty and come in varied budgets.