Kashipur is in the Udham Singh Nagar district of Uttarakhand. The city was declared a municipal corporation in January of 2013 and has a high literacy rate of around 80%. It is one of the biggest industrial towns in Uttarakhand. There are many attractions in Kashipur, but the most beautiful are its temples.
Places to Stay
There are many good hotels in Kashipur. Some of them include Anand Castle Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 2,250), Gautami Heights (Tariff – Rs. 3,000) and Manor Hotels (Tariff – Rs. 3,150.)
Common languages that are spoken here are Hindi, Kumaoni, Garhwali and Punjabi.
Popular festivals that are celebrated here include Basant Panchami, Makara Shankranti, Phool Dei and Olgia. Kashipur is surrounded by holy places thus making all religious festivals a gala time for locals and tourists to come experience its unique grandeur.
Places of Interest
Kashipur is the gateway to the majestic hills of Nainital and is also close to the Jim Corbett National Park, which is famous for its tigers. One can see the beautiful Drona Sagar Lake. The city once was known as Govishana and a lot of the ruins from the period between 606 and 647 AD can still be seen.
How to Get There
Pantnagar airport is the nearest airport to Kashipur and is about 68 km away. There are daily flights to Delhi from here.
The closest railway station is the Udham Singh Nagar Railway Station and it is 2 km from Kashipur.
All major destinations across northern India are connected to Kashipur. Buses to Kashipur are readily available from ISBT Anand Vihar. It is about 217 km from Anand Vihar to Kashipur. Avail of bus ticket booking facility on Ticketgoose.com and get a number of discounts.