Holiday Trip in Pithoragarh

Enjoy Nature's Beauty with Pithoragarh Holiday Packages

Placed at a height of 1635 meters above the sea level, Pithoragarh is situated in the heart of the western half of Soar Valley. The town is popular as the gateway to the Himalaya from the north. Pithoragarh tour packages are in demand as pilgrims walk through this town to the Kailas Lake for Mansarovar and Om Parvat. With your Pithoragarh trip, you start your tour of the Himalayas. The valley of Pithoragarh has a lot more for its visitors and one can also enjoy several adventurous sports in Pithoragarh, including paragliding, trekking, skiing, canoeing, rafting and fishing.
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Places to Visit in & around Pithoragarh

Pithoragarh features several interesting places that you can visit on your Pithoragarh tour along with scenic beauty of nature. Let's see some of the must visit destinations you can come across here.

Pithoragarh Fort:
This is a beautiful fort located on the outskirts of the main town. The fort was built by the Gorkhas in 1789 when they captured the town of Pithoragarh. From the top of the fort, you can get a clear view of Kali Kumaon.
Jhulaghat:
This is a scenic small town located 33 km away. The place is known for hanging bridge over the river. The place is named after this bridge.
Dhwaj Temple:
The temple can be visited by taking a trek of 4 km. It is a holy temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and Maa Jayanti. From the temple, one can enjoy the awe-inspiring views of nature.
Kapileshwar Mahadev:
This is holy shrine located 3 km away from Pithoragarh. You can enjoy the awesome view of Soar valley and snowcapped mountains from here.

Things to Buy in Pithoragarh

Shopping in Pithoragarh is fun as you can buy here many exclusive things in its local markets. You can buy here various handcraft items, including traditionally knitted woolen shawls and blankets. Pithoragarh also offers various traditional gems and jewels that are must buy things from here. Sweet & juicy fruits of Pithoragarh are also something that nearby visitors can buy from here.

Best Time for Pithoragarh Vacation

Pithoragarh witnesses three seasons, including summer, monsoon and winter. The temperature in summers hovers between 30°C and 14°C. Winters are colder with temperature between 20°C and 0°C. Rainfall varies in monsoon season. The best time to visit Pithoragarh is in months of March to June and September to October. This time, environs of Pithoragarh is really pleasant and one can enjoy the nature's bliss.

How to Reach Pithoragarh

There are several options to reach Pithoragarh and people booking Pithoragarh holiday packages should have complete information about the same. You might think that the journey to this place may be tiring but the natural beauty of Pithoragarh inspires the tourists to visit the place again and again. Here below is the information for how to reach Pithoragarh.
By Air
The nearest operating airport from Pithoragarh is Pantnagar Airport, which is situated at a distance of 241 km from Pithoragarh. The airport is connected through regular flights with Delhi. After reaching at this airport, you can take taxi to visit Pithoragarh.
By Train
The nearest railway station from Pithoragarh is Tanakpur, located at a distance of about 140 km. From Tanakpur, buses and taxis are available to reach Pithoragarh. Another nearby station is the Kathgodam Railway Station at 212 km distance.
By Road
Pithoragarh is connected with various main towns like Champawat, Lohaghat, Munsiyari and Tanakpur from excellent network of roads. From Delhi, take NH-24 to Moradabad and then take NH-87 leading to Kathgodam. From Kathgodam, you can local roads to reach Pithoragarh.
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