Lohaghat on the banks of Lohawati River in Champawat district is one of the important places for its temples. Located at an altitude of 1754 meters, Lohaghat is 62 kilometers from Pithoragarh. This ancient town of Lohaghat has historical and mythological importance which attracts a number of tourists. Mostly devotees and pilgrims from all over drop into Lohaghat before visiting Advaita Ashram which is also called the Mayawati Ashram. A sleepy little town of Uttaranchal it shot to fame because of the temples and fascinating locales nearby.[tone]
Spread over an area of 4.5 km2, Lohaghat is one of the most popular places in Uttaranchal because of its historical and mythological associations.