Pithoragarh Fort, Pithoragarh

Pithorgarh fort is an ancient and historical fort that doles out glimpse of pristine architecture of the 1789 period. The fort is located at the hill top and was built by Gorkhas during the Chand period after conquering the town. The fort is situated on the outskirts of the Pithorgarh town. It is a famous tourist destination that offers enchanting views to Kali Kumaon from the fort. Presently, the fort is in dilapidated state due to avoidance of maintenance authorities.

Apart from Pithorgarh fort, Pithorgarh is also known for its natural beauty and historical importance. There are numerous places to explore and travel around.

How to Arrive at Pithorgarh Fort

Pithorgarh is situated at the periphery of Pithorgarh town and can be easily reached by travelling a small trekking distance. To arrive at Pithorgarh you can reach here via air, rail and via road too.

Via Air

To arrive at Pithorgarh one can board flight from Pantnagar airport which is located 250kms from Pithorhgarh. One can hire a taxi or a can from Pithorgarh to arrive at the airport.

Via Train

The closest railway station to Pithorgarh is Tanakpur which is 151kms. Cabs and taxis are available from here and cab be hired from Pithorgarh.

Via Road

Regular buses run to and from Dehradun, Haldwani, Haridwar, Delhi and Pithorgarh. Tourists can board bus or can hire a cab to arrive at Pithorgarh fort.


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