The present living king of former Kumaon state is Raja Mahendra Chand of Lamakhet, he is married to Rani Gita Chand of Rina and has three children (Rajkumari Aakanksha Chand, Rajkumari Mallika Chand, Rajkumar Aryan Chand)
How To reach Champawat
By Air: The nearest airport for Champawat is Naini Saini, Pithoragarh(80 kms). The nearest operational airport is at Pantnagar Udham Singh nagar.
By Rail: Nearest rail head for Champawat is Tanakpur at a distance of 75 kms
By Road: Champawat is well connected by road. Nainital (233 kms), Haldwani(193 kms), Pithoragarh (75 kms) and Tanakpur (75 kms)