In the vicinity of the spectular Kumon lies the district of UDHAM SINGH NAGAR which was a part of district NAINITAL before it gained the identity of a separate district in October 1995.Udham Singh Nagar is basically an industrial district and many industry related professions are prevalant here, it is perfect example of ‘Unity in Diversity’ for which India is so widely known, on the other hand different cultures, religions and life styles are blended in absolute harmony.
The fertile land lends itself to different forms of agriculture giving rise to agriculture related activities and industry making this land a green place which has resulted into prosperity all around. Pantnagar university is a leading temple of learning in the fields of agriculture and technology with one of the finest bulit university all around the world.This place has rare sight seeing as it is surrounded by Kumaon Himalayas on one side and Nepal on the other (Tanakpur touches the Khatima border which is in Champawat district).
Nanakmatta Sahib Gurudwara
Nanakmatta Sahib Gurudwara Situated at a distance of 56 kms. from Rudrapur on Rudrapur-Tanakpur motor route, Nanakmatta is a great pilgrimage centre of the Sikh religion. A dam has been constructed on river Saryu at Nanak Matta forming Nanak Sagar which adds up to the beauty of Nanakmatta .
The renowned shrine of Goddess Atariya is 2kms from the bus stand off Rudrapur-Haldwani route. According to a famous folktale, when King Rudra was passing through his chariot, it got stuck in the marshy land after which he decided to build a temple and well at that spot. The Atariya temple is the same; a ten-day fair is held here during the Navratras. Large number of pilgrims visits this shrine during this occasion.
Drona Sagar Girital and Drona Sagar are well known spots and are associated with the story of the Pandevas. The Chaiti Mela is the best known fair of Kashipur. Today Kashipur is an important industrial township. In autumn (after monsoon) one can see the snow clad peaks of Trishul and its surrounding.
Giri Sarovar This charming lake is about 2kms from Kashipur bus stand located on the Kashipur-Ramnagar route. This is an ideal picnic spot for spending time.
Chaiti Devi Temple
This temple is located at a distance of 2.5kms from Kashipur bus stand and lies on the Kashipur-Bajpur route. Large fair is held during the sacred Navratras and flocks of devotees visit this shrine during the festival.
Pantnagar Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture & Technology
G.B. University is the first ever agricultural university of India. It was inaugurated by the first Prime Minister Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru on the 17th of November, 1960 as the Uttar Pradesh Agricultural University (UPAU). Later the name was changed to Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology in 1972 to memorialize the great freedom fighter Govind Ballabh Pant. It is located at a distance of 5km from Rudrapur. This university lies in the town of Pantnagar in the district of Udhaam Singh Nagar in the state of Uttarakhand, India.
Udhamsingh Nagar has Pant Nagar Airport nearest from Delhi and flight can be taken from Delhi to PantNagar.It takes less than an hour to reach PantNagar from Delhi by plane.
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UdhamSingh Nagar is at a distance of 6 hours travel by train from Delhi. It takes overnight journey from Lucknow to UdhamSingh Nagar by train. It takes 6 hours to reach Rudrapur from State Capital Dehradun by train. Different trains connect Delhi, Dehradun and Lucknow to UdhamSingh Nagar. Khatima, Kashipur, Kichha, Bazpur and Rudrapur are various railway stations in and around UdhamSingh Nagar.
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UdhamSingh Nagar is about 230 kms from Delhi. AC, Deluxe, Volvo and ordinary buses run by State transport, are available for Rudrapur from ISBT Anand Vihar, New Delhi. It takes anywhere between 5 to 6 hrs in reaching Rudrapur from Delhi by road. Taxis and buses from state capital Dehradun, nearby Haldwani and other important towns are also easily available making UdhamSingh Nagar easily accessible by road.
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