Kainchi Dham is a Hanuman temple & Ashram which is established by a great saint Neem Karoli Babain 1960s. It’s a holy temple surrounded by hills and trees and river flowing besides it. You can feel the great strengths and presence of Hanuman Ji in the Ashram. This place has achieved recognition owing to the ashram of the famous Neem Karoli Baba. The scenic location adds to the beauty of the place.
It is located in between two hills that cut and cross each other to create a shape of scissor. That’s why this place is called as “Kainchi Dham”. On Spetember 10, 1973 baba got Samadhi in Virandhawan. In 70s Steve Jobs (Ex CEO of Apple) once visited and meditated in this temple and Mark Zuckenberg (CEO of Facebook) also visited the place. On 15th June every year a fair is organized by ashram which is famous among locals and tourists.
How to reach Kainchi Dham
One can reach easily by taking taxi or bus from Nainital to Almora. This place is located at 17km from Nainital at Almora Road. Nearest railhead is Kathgodam which is 37kms away from here. And nearest airport is Pantnagar Airport which is 71kms away from here.