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Pithoragarh District

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Bordering  in the north  with China  and Nepal in   the  east,  Pithoragarh    district   presents nature   in  all  its   manifestations   like  snow clapped    peaks,    gracious    glaciers,   silky meadows,  lush   green   valleys   and   rivers. Majority of people are in Armed Forces (Retired and serving). Border areas of Dharchula and Munsiyari are inhabited by Bhotia community once trading with Tibat and China. Woolen items made by Bhotias are  rated best. Pancheshwar is a delight for Fish Game lovers and famous for Kali Golden Mahaseer. Kailash Mansarovar Yatra passed through the district. Tourists are not allowed beyond certain points without permission.


Kali Ganga originates from the lap of Namik Glacier and joined by Saryu at  Rameshwar and Ramganga (east) at Pancheshwar demarcates the International boundary with Nepal.  

Altitude 1815 Mts PITHORAGARH TOWN S T D Code-05964 
Places Km
Tanakpur  (Rail Head) 152 
Delhi 480
Nainital 210 
Almora 114 
Lohaghat 63
Bageshwar 150 
Kathgodam (Rail Head) 207
PLACES OF INTEREST
Place  Km Attraction



Gangolihat 77 One of the most reverted Kali temple of Kumaon surrounded by old age Deodar trees. Fair is held in March/April.
Patal Bhubaneshwar  87 An ancient cave temple of archaeological importance.
Berinag 102 Panoramic view of peaks and tea plantation at nearby Chaukori.
Didihat 85 Splendid  landscape and panoramic view of Himalayas.
Munsyari 128

Last town of Johar valley inhabited by Bhotia Tribes.

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Dharchula 92

Last town of Darma valley located on both banks of Kali river which separates India and Nepal.

Narain Ashram


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An Institution founded by Narain Swami in the picturesque surrounding.