Haldwani–The Doorway To Kumaon Hills

Haldwani–The Doorway To Kumaon Hills in Uttarakhand sprawls in the district of  Nainital on the foothills of the Himalayas. It is famous as the Gateway of Kumaon Himalayas. Haldwani is a really big city in all sense of the Kumaon region and a prominent hub for commercial trading. Haldwani widely grows the Haldu tress which is the reason for having this name Haldwani. It is famous as Haldwani–The Doorway To Kumaon Hills in Uttarakhand.


  • Both have lots of similarities. Haldwani  & Dehradun are both quite developed cities filled with cafes, restaurants, educational institutes, and shopping malls.  In Haldwani, you experience the local traditional culture of the Kumaon hills of Uttarakhand.
Suggested Read – Nainital Seal The Unforgettable Memory 

Walking Tour

  • Gaula Barrage area is the most famous tourist hub along the bank of the Gaula River.  The river is the main source of supply run water that uses for irrigation purposes.
  • Kali Chaur mandir– A very holy shrine of  Goddess Kali. . The temple sprawls in thick forest land, about 10 km from Haldwani.
Suggested Read – A Date With The Saint of Kainchi Dham- Neem Karoli Baba

Kathgodam Railway Station

Kathgodam Railway Station

Visiting City

  • By Rail – Kathgodam Railway Station  & Lal Kuan railway station.
  • By Road –  Delhi – Haldwani via NH 109
  • By Air – The Pant Nagar Airport to Haldwani – 35 km
Suggested Read – Hiadakhan Baba Ashram – Nainital 

 Accommodation & Food

  • Kathgodam Railway Station and on Rampur Road
  • Budget accommodations –  Market Road. Restaurant & Caffe – Kaladhungi Road and Stadium Road for  North Indian cuisines, Continental, Chinese and local food.
  • Must-Try – Bal Mthai, Dubke and Churkani.
Suggested Read – Mukteshwar Temple – A Shiva Temple, Path of Salvation in 

Namaste! I am Om. I am a licensed Tourist Guide ( Approved by Ministry of Tourism, Government of India), I’m originally from Varanasi. Now, I am living in Rishikesh. I set up this blog to share my tips and experiences for traveling to inspire and help you to travel more. Hari Om

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