Perched at an altitude of 1870 m in the Kumaon Himalayas is the Hindu Pilgrimage town of Jageshwar. Jageshwar is the abode of one of the 12 ‘Jyotirlingas’, and is considered to be one of the most famous religious places for the Hindus in the Himalayas of Kumaon, Uttarakhand located amidst thick forests of deodar.
Jageshwar temple site consists of a cluster of 124 exclusive stone carved temples of various size, that dates back to the 8th and 13th century. The holy site is situated in the narrow Jat Ganga river valley with snow capped mountains forming a perfect picturesque backdrop. This beautiful Temple site is a visual treat. The surrounding area is caressed by the Nandini and Surabhi streams.
Jageshwar is an area of perfect holidaying for those who wants to explore, meditate and rejauvenate the body and soul. Earlier Jageshwar used to be the halt for the pilgrims visiting the Kailash Mansarovar. A visit to Jageshwar Temples is considered to be as holy as visiting the Kedarnath shrine.
Today Jageshwar is also famous for various soft activities like nature walks, caves exploring, star gazing, jungle outings etc.