Tourist Places in Pithoragarh

Places to Visit in Pithoragarh

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Pithoragarh Average Rating - 5.5/7 1 based on 22 Ratings

Pithoragarh is mostly preferred by travellers from Delhi, Lucknow. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Pithoragarh is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Family. The best season or months to visit places in Pithoragarh are April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November. There are 12 tourist places in Pithoragarh, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Pithoragarh can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Pithoragarh for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Pithoragarh Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Pithoragarh, browse through photos & pictures, explore Pithoragarh using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Pithoragarh, which are great places to visit, are Dhwaj temple, Chandak. Pithoragarh can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Pithoragarh Tourist Places



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Chandak, Pithoragarh
  • Type: Hill
Chandak, Pithoragarh
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 12
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6.5/ 7 1
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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. The Himalayan ranges and the widely extending soar valley are visible from... Read More »
"In search of peace"3 months ago
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Dhwaj temple, Pithoragarh
  • Type: Place of Worship
Dhwaj temple, Pithoragarh
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 12
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6.5/ 7 1
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"A tough track!!"3 months ago
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Gangolihat, Pithoragarh
  • Type: Place of Worship
Gangolihat, Pithoragarh
Rank 3
Ranked 3 of 12
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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... Read More »
Narayan Ashram, Pithoragarh
  • Type: Place of Worship
Narayan Ashram, Pithoragarh
Rank 4
Ranked 4 of 12
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  • Type: Sanctuary
Askot Sanctuary, Pithoragarh
Rank 5
Ranked 5 of 12
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Askot 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. Many... Read More »
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Pithoragarh Fort, Pithoragarh
Rank 6
Ranked 6 of 12
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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. Read More »
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  • Type: Place of Worship
Nakuleshwara, Pithoragarh
Rank 7
Ranked 7 of 12
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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... Read More »
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  • Type: Place of Worship
Kapilaswar cave, Pithoragarh
Rank 8
Ranked 8 of 12
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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... Read More »
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Thal Kedar, Pithoragarh
  • Type: Religious Place
Thal Kedar, Pithoragarh
Rank 9
Ranked 9 of 12
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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... Read More »
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Arjuneswar temple, Pithoragarh
  • Type: Place of Worship
Arjuneswar temple, Pithoragarh
Rank 10
Ranked 10 of 12
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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.... Read More »
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  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Munshyari, Pithoragarh
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 12
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2 Ratings
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... Read More »
  • Type: Place of Worship
Nagmandir of Berinag, Pithoragarh
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 12
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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... Read More »
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