It is 56 kms from Champawat and is famous for the Swami Vivekanand Ashram on the banks of the beautiful Shyamlatal lake. The blue waters of the lake sprawl over an area of 1.5 sq. kms There are also some ruins dating back to early Chand rulers and some of them are even associated with the legendary Pandavas. The Jhula fair held here is also very popular.