Pithoragarh"Take A Trip to The Tribal Beauty"

  • Sightseeing

     

    Gangolihat - The Mankeshwar temple and the fort, near Gangolihat are found in a dilapidated condition. The Kumaoni poet Gumani belongs to Uprara village, which is at a small distance from the Gangolihat. Gangolihat is also famous for the Kalika temple and the Hatkalika fair where the Nepali goods are sold.Gangolihat is at a distance of 77 kms from Pithoragarh, which is known for its rich culture of folk and ancient myths. Gangolihat, has Mahakali temple where Shankaracharya established the Shakti Peeth. This place is dedicated to lord Shiva. During, the Navaratri festival, a fair is held where pujas and sacrifices are offered.

     

    Munshyari - Munshyari is surrounded by the Alpine lakes of Maheswar Kund   and Thamri Kund. This place is also surrounded by the wild flowers in a meadow named Munshyari Bhugyal. Adventure places for skiing are also situated at Betulidhar and the top of the Khalia. Munshyari is a small Himalayan township near Pithorogarh. It is to the north of Pithoragarh at a distance of 127km. It is considered as a gateway to Johar region of the Himalayan ranges. Munshyari serves as the gateway to Millam, Namik and Ralam glaciers. Gori Ganga is originates from this place.

     

    Chandak - The Himalayan ranges and the widely extending soar valley are visible from Chandak and tourists usually trek this hill. Magnesite mining factory is located in this hilly place and this place offers good potential for hang gliding. Famous temple of Mostamanu is located at a distance of 2 kms from this town. Chandak is a hill situated at a distance of 8 km from Pithoragarh. The Manu temple is found here. Chandak provides an uphill climb and is in the northern part of the soar valley.

     

    Pithoragarh Fort - Pithoragarh fort is located at the outskirts of Pithoragarh town. At Present, the fort is in the dilapidated condition. From here the Kali Kumaon is visible. This fort was built by the Gorkhas in 1789, after they invaded Pithoragarh town.

     

    Kapilaswar cave - It is believed that, Kapil Muni, meditated in these caves. Cave that leads into the temple has many tunnels, which are usually closed. To reach the temple where the deity is placed, one has to travel 10 meters inside.  There is another temple, known as the temple of Rai, located at a distance of ½ km from the cave temple on the Dharchula-Pithogarh road. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Kapilaswar cave temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is at a distance of 3 km from the town. The Soar valley and the Himalayan peaks can be seen from this place.  This temple dedicated to Mahadev, is located in the soar valley, farther away from the villages of Takari and Takaura.

     

    Arjuneswar temple - The temple of Arjuneswar is located at a distance of 10 kms to the west of Pithoragarh town. Arjuneswar temple is situated at a height of 6000 ft and is reached by trekking or by the road leading to the top. It is believed that the temple is built by Arjuna of the Pandavas. The temple has been dedicated to the Lord Shiva.

     

    Askot Sanctuary - Hot spring flows from Kalapani, which is said to have medicinal properties. The source of the River kali which is formed by a small pool under a huge rock amidst the pine, juniper and Bhojpatra forests can be found here. Vyas cave also known as byans, where Rishi Vyas meditated can be found in this regionMany temples are situated in the landscape of this sanctuary. With ravine in this area, the tourists can view the Himalayas from the top. With large number of Musk Deer in this forest area, the sanctuary is also known as the Askot Musk Deer sanctuary. JauljibiAskot sanctuary is found at a distance of 54 km from Pithoragarh Township and is at a height of 5412 feet in the Kumaon region of the Himalayas. The sanctuary is inhabited with Musk deers, black beers, snow cocks, chirs, bharals, koklas, snow leopards, chukors, etc.

     

    Nakuleshwara -The architecture of the temple is manily based on the Khajuraho style and consists of about 38 images of stones dedicated to Shiva Parvati, Uma-Vasudev, Surya, Mahisasur Mardini, Kurma, Vaman, Nauvarga, Narsingha etc, which is right now deteriorating. Nakuleswar Temple was built by the last two Pandavs, Nakula and Sahadev. This temple is present at Athagaon and the village of shiling, which is at a distance of 10 km from the town. The name Nakuleshwar has been derived by the combination of Nakul which means Himalayas and Ishwar which means god. This temple is dedicated to the lord of Himalayas or Lord Shiva.

     

    Thal Kedar - Thal kedar is also known for its scenic beauty. To reach the Thal kedar temple, located at an elevation of 2000 mts, travelers have to go through a narrow pathway along the dense vegetations.Thal Kedar is a holy Shaivite pilgrim site. This place is dedicated to Lord Shiva.  During Shivaratri, a number of devotees gather at Thal Kedar. Thal Kedar is situated at a distance of 15 km from the Pithoragarh town and can be reached by trekking from Pithoragarh or Nakuleswar temple or Aincholi.

     

    Nagmandir of Berinag - It is believed that Kalinag was defeated by lord Krishna and was asked to leave Yamuna River, settle in the peaks of Himalayas, which resulted in this place. Lots of nag and snake figurines are found in the temple and the temple face is made like that of a snake’s. With a sloped landscape, the area was once well known for the tea estates, with the winding roads in the region. The Nagmandir of Berinag, situated at a distance of 1 km uphill Pithoragarh, near Berinag village is surrounded by tree clusters and a ravine. Nag temple is dedicated to lord Shiva and is revered as an incarnation of the lord. According to legends, this place was named by ‘pants’ from Maharashtra, as a mark of respect to the snakes, who saw a number of colorful snakes in the region.

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  • Hotels of Pithoragarh

    KMVN Tourist Rest House Ulka Devi, Pithoragarh

    Pithoragarh

    KMVN Tourist Rest House Ulka Devi Tourist Rest House is situated near Ulka Devi temple in Pithoragarh town of Uttarakhand state. It is located on Chandak Road at a distance of 3 kms from Naini Saini Airport, 2 km from Pi

    1,200.00 Avg/night

    Zara Residency, Pithoragarh

    AirPort Road

    Zara Residency offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is created fr

    1,000.00 Avg/night

    Patal Resort, Pithoragarh

    Ran Kote Upreti, Gangolihat

    Patal Resort offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is created from

    1,200.00 Avg/night

    KMVN Tourist Rest House Sirakot, Pithoragarh

    Didihat

    KMVN Tourist Rest House Sirakot offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This prope

    1,700.00 Avg/night

    Zuha Resort, Pithoragarh

    G.I.C., Munsyari - Madkot Road

    Zuha Resort located in Pithoragarh provides 24-hour front desk facility. Maharaja Park is situated at a distance of 2 km from the property. It is situated at a distance of 5 km from Open Valley Bus Station. Some of the p

    1,500.00 Avg/night

    Pine Resort, Pithoragarh

    NH125, Maryura

    Pine Resort Pithoragarh is situated in Aincholi overlooking the valley of mini Kashmir, Pithoragarh. It is situated at a distance of 210 kms from Haldwani and 180 kms from 150 Kms from Tanakpur Railway station. Pine Reso

    1,680.00 Avg/night

    KMVN Tourist Rest House, Pithoragarh

    Bhuwaneshwar, Gangolihat

    KMVN Tourist Rest House offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is c

    1,600.00 Avg/night

    KMVN Tourist Rest House Gangolihat, Pithoragarh

    KMVN Tourist Rest House, Gangolihat, Pithoragarh

    KMVN Tourist Rest House Gangolihat is situated in Pithoragarh. Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam has been serving the tourists with quality service ensuring a comfortable stay. KMVN promotes the heavenly hamlets of Kumaon regio

    1,500.00 Avg/night

    KMVN Tourist Rest House Didihat, Pithoragarh

    KMVN Tourist Rest House Didihat, Pithoragarh

    KMVN Tourist Rest House Didihat is situated in the picturesque location of Didihat town. It is situated 203 kms from Tanakpur Railway station and 54 kms from the town of Pithoragarh. The Didihat Tourist Rest House of is

    1,800.00 Avg/night

    Yash Yatharth Hotel, Pithoragarh

    Near Punjab National Bank

    The Yash Yatharth hotel is located in Pithoragarh town near Punjab National Bank. The hotel is situated close to the famous tourists attractions such as Narayan Ashram, Chandak and Thal Kedar. The hotel is at a favourabl

    2,410.00 Avg/night

  • Weather

     

    Gangolihat - The Mankeshwar temple and the fort, near Gangolihat are found in a dilapidated condition. The Kumaoni poet Gumani belongs to Uprara village, which is at a small distance from the Gangolihat. Gangolihat is also famous for the Kalika temple and the Hatkalika fair where the Nepali goods are sold.Gangolihat is at a distance of 77 kms from Pithoragarh, which is known for its rich culture of folk and ancient myths. Gangolihat, has Mahakali temple where Shankaracharya established the Shakti Peeth. This place is dedicated to lord Shiva. During, the Navaratri festival, a fair is held where pujas and sacrifices are offered.

     

    Munshyari - Munshyari is surrounded by the Alpine lakes of Maheswar Kund   and Thamri Kund. This place is also surrounded by the wild flowers in a meadow named Munshyari Bhugyal. Adventure places for skiing are also situated at Betulidhar and the top of the Khalia. Munshyari is a small Himalayan township near Pithorogarh. It is to the north of Pithoragarh at a distance of 127km. It is considered as a gateway to Johar region of the Himalayan ranges. Munshyari serves as the gateway to Millam, Namik and Ralam glaciers. Gori Ganga is originates from this place.

     

    Chandak - The Himalayan ranges and the widely extending soar valley are visible from Chandak and tourists usually trek this hill. Magnesite mining factory is located in this hilly place and this place offers good potential for hang gliding. Famous temple of Mostamanu is located at a distance of 2 kms from this town. Chandak is a hill situated at a distance of 8 km from Pithoragarh. The Manu temple is found here. Chandak provides an uphill climb and is in the northern part of the soar valley.

     

    Pithoragarh Fort - Pithoragarh fort is located at the outskirts of Pithoragarh town. At Present, the fort is in the dilapidated condition. From here the Kali Kumaon is visible. This fort was built by the Gorkhas in 1789, after they invaded Pithoragarh town.

     

    Kapilaswar cave - It is believed that, Kapil Muni, meditated in these caves. Cave that leads into the temple has many tunnels, which are usually closed. To reach the temple where the deity is placed, one has to travel 10 meters inside.  There is another temple, known as the temple of Rai, located at a distance of ½ km from the cave temple on the Dharchula-Pithogarh road. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Kapilaswar cave temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is at a distance of 3 km from the town. The Soar valley and the Himalayan peaks can be seen from this place.  This temple dedicated to Mahadev, is located in the soar valley, farther away from the villages of Takari and Takaura.

     

    Arjuneswar temple - The temple of Arjuneswar is located at a distance of 10 kms to the west of Pithoragarh town. Arjuneswar temple is situated at a height of 6000 ft and is reached by trekking or by the road leading to the top. It is believed that the temple is built by Arjuna of the Pandavas. The temple has been dedicated to the Lord Shiva.

     

    Askot Sanctuary - Hot spring flows from Kalapani, which is said to have medicinal properties. The source of the River kali which is formed by a small pool under a huge rock amidst the pine, juniper and Bhojpatra forests can be found here. Vyas cave also known as byans, where Rishi Vyas meditated can be found in this regionMany temples are situated in the landscape of this sanctuary. With ravine in this area, the tourists can view the Himalayas from the top. With large number of Musk Deer in this forest area, the sanctuary is also known as the Askot Musk Deer sanctuary. JauljibiAskot sanctuary is found at a distance of 54 km from Pithoragarh Township and is at a height of 5412 feet in the Kumaon region of the Himalayas. The sanctuary is inhabited with Musk deers, black beers, snow cocks, chirs, bharals, koklas, snow leopards, chukors, etc.

     

    Nakuleshwara -The architecture of the temple is manily based on the Khajuraho style and consists of about 38 images of stones dedicated to Shiva Parvati, Uma-Vasudev, Surya, Mahisasur Mardini, Kurma, Vaman, Nauvarga, Narsingha etc, which is right now deteriorating. Nakuleswar Temple was built by the last two Pandavs, Nakula and Sahadev. This temple is present at Athagaon and the village of shiling, which is at a distance of 10 km from the town. The name Nakuleshwar has been derived by the combination of Nakul which means Himalayas and Ishwar which means god. This temple is dedicated to the lord of Himalayas or Lord Shiva.

     

    Thal Kedar - Thal kedar is also known for its scenic beauty. To reach the Thal kedar temple, located at an elevation of 2000 mts, travelers have to go through a narrow pathway along the dense vegetations.Thal Kedar is a holy Shaivite pilgrim site. This place is dedicated to Lord Shiva.  During Shivaratri, a number of devotees gather at Thal Kedar. Thal Kedar is situated at a distance of 15 km from the Pithoragarh town and can be reached by trekking from Pithoragarh or Nakuleswar temple or Aincholi.

     

    Nagmandir of Berinag - It is believed that Kalinag was defeated by lord Krishna and was asked to leave Yamuna River, settle in the peaks of Himalayas, which resulted in this place. Lots of nag and snake figurines are found in the temple and the temple face is made like that of a snake’s. With a sloped landscape, the area was once well known for the tea estates, with the winding roads in the region. The Nagmandir of Berinag, situated at a distance of 1 km uphill Pithoragarh, near Berinag village is surrounded by tree clusters and a ravine. Nag temple is dedicated to lord Shiva and is revered as an incarnation of the lord. According to legends, this place was named by ‘pants’ from Maharashtra, as a mark of respect to the snakes, who saw a number of colorful snakes in the region.

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