Kainchi Dham Temple Uttarakhand

Spend your days in the rejuvenating realms of one of the most spiritually blessed destination of Uttarakhand, Kainchi dham. Perched on an elevation of 1400 m above the sea level on the Nainital-Almora Road, it is one of the most prominent pilgrimage sites in India. Going back to 1942, as it was the year when Shri Poornanand of Kainchi Village and Neem Karoli Baba propounded the idea of dedicating an ashram to the revered Sombari Maharaj and Sadhu Premi baba who used to offer yajnas here. It was in 1962 when the forest area of the village was cleared and a platform in rectangular shape was established which was later procured by Neem Karoli baba with authorization by the Forest Conservator. Where now stands the divinely beautiful Hanuman Temple close to which stands an ashram and this popular religious site of Kainchi Temple.

Neem Karoli Baba compassionately followed Lord Hanuman and believed in preaching simple yet spiritually empowering teachings. With his firm beliefs and different way of thinking he won hearts not just in India but abroad as well.

Apple Co-Founder, Steve Jobs who visited Kainchi Dham in the year 1974 also influenced Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook Founder to pay a visit, which he did in the year 2008 and in 2015 again are the perfect examples of the same. After his visit this already popular tourism destination in Uttarakhand gained more recognition and was jammed with devotees. Till this time, 108 temples all over the world are built in the loving memory of the saint. And there's more to the place as the temple celebrates the birthday of Neem Karoli baba and the foundation day of the ashram every 15 June by organising a fair.

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Best Time to Visit Kainchi Dham Temple

Any day or any month would be perfect for a trip to this one of a kind travel destination of Kainchi dham as the temperature generally stays mild and soothing throughout the year.

  • Summer

    Restore your real self under the brightly shining sun as summers are making its way in Kainchi Dham. The months of March to June bring good atmosphere where temperature from 20C to 36C, and hence you can enjoy the scintillating view of the pristine temple.

  • Monsoon

    Hear the soothing sound of rain in Kainchi dham as even monsoon is a good time to pay a visit here. The temperature in the months of July to September range from 27C to 21C , thus you can easily plan a vacation in Kainchi dham and relish the sweet chants of the temple.

  • Winter

    Winters are considered one of the best seasons to explore the surreal beauty of Kainchi dham where one can just relax and escape the city blues. The soothing aura along with fall in temperature to 0C is the perfect sign by the destination for calling you in the months of December to February.

Where to Stay in Kainchi Dham Temple?

This holy tourism destination offers not just some but many accommodation options which are suitable for any type of traveller. Being an essential part of Bhowali , there are a number of budget hotels and luxury hotels to stay which offer pleasing facilities. Besides, for a budget vacation you can choose from the wide variety of homestays, guest houses, cottages, tents and lodges. These accommodation options are perfect if you want to stay close to the scenic views of the Himalayas.

How to Reach Kainchi Dham Temple?

Making its special place in the Nainital district, this travel destination can be best reached by road. You can also choose to travel by air and rail, depending on your preference.

  • By Air

    Pantnagar airport is the nearest one can land on to reach Kainchi dham as it located some 76 kms away from the destination. One can easily get access to cabs from the airport to Kainchi dham.

  • By Rail

    Kathgodam railway station is the nearest railway station one can deboard at, as it is located some 45 kms away from Kainchi dham. Cabs are easily available from Kathgodam to your destination.

  • By Road

    The easiest way to reach Kainchi dham is to travel from Nainital as its situated some 18 kms away from the destination. One can hire a cab from Nainital to reach the divine temple.

Uttarakhand Travel Information at a Glance