A small urban town bustling with tourists is a prime example of raw beauty of nature and is often fondly referred to as the 'Little Kashmir'. A gateway to Himalayan Range, this town also serves as the stop over for pilgrims on their way to Kailash Mansarover. Situated in a beautiful Soar valley and flanked by Nepal in the east and Tibet in the north, Pithoragarh promises of an unforgettable trip. With River Kali flowing through the town which is prettily adorned with tranquil temples, villages, fort, lush green forests and natural resources, this place is a blessing in disguise for travel enthusiasts.
Places to Visit
A small and gorgeous town in Himalayas, Munsiyari is almost 127 km from Pithoragarh. A paradise of wild flowers, lake and other raw form of nature, it is also said to be the gateway to Himalayan range's Johar region. Munsiyari is also the originating place of the River Gori Ganga.
Chandak is a hill with an opportunity for a small trek situated on the north side of the Soar Valley. Located at a distance of 8 km from Pithoragarh, this beautiful place also offers its visitors a taste of adventure in form of hang gliding.
A heaven for wildlife lovers and botany enthusiast, Askot sanctuary is adorned with wide range of flora and fauna. Located at the height of 5412 m and at a distance of 54 km from Pithoragarh, this place is bounded by rich and gorgeous surroundings
Situated uphill at a distance of 100 km from Pithoragarh, Nag Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Surrounded by thick cover of lush green trees and a picturesque ravine, it offers a splendid view and has a myth attached to it. Read More
Narayan Ashram, situated 44km from Pithoragarh is a place of great importance to the people in and around the town. Founded by Narayan Swami in year 1936, it serves as a spiritual as well as education center.
Gangolihat is a place completely enriched with ancient culture and legendry myths. Situated at a distance of 77 km from Pithoragarh, the major attraction of the place is Mahakali Temple devoted to Lord Shiva.
Surrounded by a view majestic Himalayas, which is so captivating that it works wonder with the spirituality of the temple. Dedicated to Lord Shiva and Maa Jayanti, this well known pilgrimage lies at a distance of 10 km from Pithoragarh by road.