The City of Panorama

( 3.4 )

Kumaoni, Hindi, English

3 Days


Dehradun Airport
17℃ to 25℃

Pithoragarh Tourism

Pithoragarh is a little urban town, situated in the state of Uttarakhand. The place is always clamoring with visitors, which is a prime case of the crude excellence of nature and is regularly affectionately alluded to as the 'Little Kashmir'. A door to Himalayan Range, this town additionally fills in as the stopover for travelers on their approach to Kailash Mansarovar. Arranged in a wonderful Soar valley and flanked by Nepal in the east and Tibet in the north, Pithoragarh guarantees of an extraordinary trek. With River Kali coursing through the town which is pleasingly enhanced with peaceful sanctuaries, towns, post, rich green woodlands and characteristic assets, this spot is a surprisingly positive development for adventure lovers. Convention has it that, amid the rule of the Chand Rajas of Kumaon, one Piru, additionally called Prithvi Gosain, constructed a fortification here and named it Prithvigarh which, over the span of time, was renamed to Pithoragarh. This spot is deliberately vital from the protection perspective for India as the city of Pithoragarh, imparts global limits to China and Nepal. Schools in Pithoragarh are controlled by the state government or private associations, a large number of which are religious, and hence the education of children in Pithoragarh is largely influenced by the religious customs and cultures followed by the locals.


Pithoragarh has a lively culture because of the nearness of various special clans. The most praised celebration of the spot is called Kandali, celebrated by the Rung clan. The celebration depends on the blossoming of Kandali (Stingy Nettle Plant) blooms which happen once in twelve years. The traditions, customs, and ceremonies pursued by the nearby individuals are, for the most part, those of the Hindus. The absolute most prominent celebrations are Maha Shivratri, Basant Panchmi, Dussehra, Diwali, Kartik Purnima, and so on. Pithoragarh is likewise, well known for its improving melodies and dance. While the official dialects of the spot are English and Hindi, Kumaoni is generally spoken in the locale. Some littler clans talk the vernacular of the Kumaoni language.

Top things do in Pithoragarh

1. Pithoragarh Fort

1 kilometres from city centre

2. Dhwaj Temple

10 kilometres from city centre

3. Nagmandir, Berinag

31 kilometres from city centre

4. Thal Kedar

1 kilometres from city centre

5. Narayan Ashram

60 kilometres from city centre

6. Shopping in Pithoragarh

1 kilometres from city centre

7. Gangolihat

19 kilometres from city centre

8. Simalgair

1 kilometres from city centre

9. Munsiyari

54 kilometres from city centre

10. Chandak

3 kilometres from city centre

11. Purana Bazaar

1 kilometres from city centre

12. Cinema Line

1 kilometres from city centre

13. Naya Bazaar

1 kilometres from city centre

How to reach

Pithoragarh does not have its very own airplane terminal or railroad station. The closest air terminal and railroad station are found in excess of 100 km route from the city, henceforth, the most advantageous method for heading out to Pithoragarh is by street.

How to Reach by Flight

Pantnagar arranged 241 km from Pithoragarh is the closest air terminal to the town. Associated with National Capital Delhi by means of everyday flights, it is anything but difficult to come nearer from the air terminal to Pithoragarh through cabs and very much looked after street.

How to Reach by Train

Tanakpur fills in as the closest railroad head to Pithoragarh lying at a separation of just about 138 km. This station has great availability with many real urban communities in India. One can without much of a stretch contract a taxi from outside the station for an agreeable ride to your goal.

How to Reach by Bus

You can take many bus facilities for many major cities such as Dehradun, Rishikesh, Srinagar, etc. There are various open just as private transports to reach Pithoragarh. Private transport administrators incorporate any semblance of Neeta Tour and Travels, Paulo Travels and Naik Tours and Travels.

How to Reach by Road

Pithoragarh is all around associated with all the real urban areas of Uttaranchal by means of very much looked after streets. Truth be told, this community can reach to from the neighboring states also by private just as state-possessed transports which have customary administrations.

How to travel within

Driving inside the town of Pithoragarh is very simple. Being a little urban town, getting a taxi is the best choice. Ensure you abstain from visiting the spot amid blustery season as incessant avalanches can ruin your outing. The town is very invigorating amid the summers while winters offer some amazing perspectives.


Pithoragarh is where alternatives to eat outside the inn are negligible. Aside from some little multi-cooking eateries, dhabas and roadside restaurants serving mouth-watering north Indian dishes, most suppers are taken at the lodging as it were. The Chinese, Continental and Indian food here are on the whole extraordinary. Remember to attempt the desserts for pastries! The snacks here are a pleasure for guests. Pav Bhaji is one of the most loved dishes amongst the tourists. Numerous nourishment joints are renowned around the spot. Some of them are:

Pithoragarh Itinerary

Day1: Take the bus to Dehradun and reach Pithoragarh. You can reach the destination by noon. Visit Chandak and scout the place. In the evening visit Naya bazaar, as well as Purana Bazaar and, have a nice shopping experience there. Later head to Gangolihat and explore the place. While returning back to the hotel, pay your respects by visiting the Dhwaj Temple.

Day 2: Start your morning by visiting the Narayan Ashram. In the noon pay a visit to Thal Kedar and explore the place around. Then head to Simalgair and scout the shopping joint within the town. In the evening visit the Cinema line to see unique artifacts. While coming back to the hotel, spend some peaceful time at Nagmandir.

Day 3: Begin your journey of the day by going to view the beauty of Munsiyari. In the noon scout the view from Pithoragarh Fort and enjoy the scenario. Take the bus back to Dehradun in the evening. You can reach home by midnight.