This picturesque Hill station is also called "Mini Kashmir" of India. It stands in 1851mts height from the sea level. Pithoragarh is famous district of Uttarakhand. It shares international boundaries with China in north and Nepal on the east. This place is surrounded by majestic Himalayan peaks Nandadevi, Nandakot, Panchachuli group and Rajrambha. The alpine meadows and glaciers at the base side of these majestic mountains have made the district a virtual paradise for natural lovers.
Pithoragarh is home for adventure enthusiastic persons, mountaineers, trekkers, river rafters, pilgrims and excursionist. This place is a halt for world famous pilgrimage Kailas Man Sarovar Yatra rout.
Places to visit near Pithoragarh:
Pithoragarh Fort: This fort is built by Gorkhas in 1789 situated at the top of the hill at Pithoragarh.
Kapileshwar Mahadev Temple: This is a cave temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.
Chandak : This is 8kms far from Pithoragarh. Amazing view of Himalaya and the valley of Pithoragarh town you can view from there.
Dhwaj Temple: This famous temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Maa Jayanti. Breathtaking view of Himalaya one can explore from There.
Thal Kedar: This scenic place is situated 16kms far from Pithoragarh town. On Shivratri a big fair held on that place.
How to Reach :
By Air :The airport of Pithoragarh is Naini Saini (5kms)
By Rail :The nearest railway station is Tanakpur (151kms), Kathgodam is (220kms)
By Road :Pithoragarh is well connected by road with all important towns of the region