Pithoragarh Travel Guide
- Pithoragarh Road Distance
- Guide to Arrive at Pithoragarh
- Pithoragarh Sightseeing
- Excursions to Pithoragarh
- Accommodation in Pithoragarh
Here we’re explaining few popular sightseeing at Pithoragarh that are must to visit:
If you look out the Pithoragarh Fort since the initial time then it was built during period of Chand Kings and later it was recreated by the Gorkhas in the year 1789. The fort is situated nearby Pithoragarh town on a hilltop and is the foremost attraction of Pithoragarh. Even the structural beauty of this fort is decreasing but still you can get majority of scenic views of the surrounding valley from this place.
The place Chandek is located at a distance of 8 kms from the town of Pithoragarh and it is famous for a temple which is dedicated to the Hindu deity i.e. ‘Manu’. Here you can capture the most beautiful moment of your life.
One of the popular sightseeing of Pithoragarh, Askot Sanctuary also recognized as Askot Musk Deer Sanctuary. The place is spread over a region of 600 square kilometers and the elevation of this area is ranging from 600 meters to 7000 meters above the sea level. An ideal place for wildlife, Askot Sanctuary is the visited by thousands of national as well as international tourists every year. Various wildlife species such as Musk deer, Brown Bear, Leopard, Jungle Cat and migratory birds can be found at this place.
Name of Ralam Glacier comes amongst the foremost Himalayan Glaciers across the world and it is situated at an altitude of almost 2,300 meters above the sea level. The glacier is regarded as the famous trek routes in Uttarakhand that attracts tourist across the world. Trekking lovers can trek upto 3,900 meters above sea level and they can cover it in 8-10 days.
The place Jhulaghat is actually situated at the Indo-Nepal border and situated just 36 kilometers away from Pithoragarh. It’s recommended to visit this place during winters as the climate is quite cool and you can get the amazing views of the valley. Apart from this, the Kali River which is flowing through this town is another key attraction of this place. Besides this, the place is also quite apt for rafting purpose.
Popular pilgrims spot Thal Kedar which is located at an elevation of 880 meters above sea level and can be reached through a narrow pathway. This place is mainly dedicated to Lord Shiva and several stories are associated with this too. Here you can gather few really amazing views of the valley and majority of tourists are gathered here on the eve of Shivratri every year.