Pithoragarh Tourism & Travel Guide

An area of exquisite natural beauty and serenity, Pithoragarh is also popularly called 'Little Kashmir'. This charming city with its fascinating forests is placed at a formidable height of 645 m and provides a gateway to the Himalayas. The pristine town of Munsiyari can easily be deemed as a nature lover's paradise. Its wildflowers and serene lakes are an ideal place to relax and unwind. If you like an action packed holiday, though, this may get slightly boring for you. If adventure sports is your thing, Chandak is the place for you. It provides the opportunity to try a hand at trekking and hand gliding as well. Nestled in the midst of raw natural beauty is the Narayan Ashram of Pithoragarh, which is a structure of great importance to the local community. Not only does it serve as an educational and training centre, but this structure also has a meditation room and library. Indulge in this region's natural beauty at the Askot Sanctuary, which has a rich treasure of lush flora and indigenous fauna. Pithoragarh, although a small town, has a good number of hotels and guest houses to match the travellers' varied taste and one can easily find accommodation here within their budgets. Local eateries here, although minimal in number, provide a distinctive experience of the local cuisine. A town hidden away from the modern city life, Pithoragarh is a serene experience.

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This waterfall is a middle ground, landmark for Pithoragarh and Munsiari....

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Dehradun is the capital city of Uttarakhand, a state in the northern part of India. Located in the Garhwal region, Dehradun is in the Doon Valley perched the foothills of the Himalayas. Nestled between the river Ganges on the east and the river Yamuna on the west, it is well-connected and in proximity to the Himalayan tourist destinations of Mussoorie, Auli and the Hindu holy cities of Haridwar and Rishikesh along with the Himalayan pilgrimage circuit of Chota Char Dham. Dehradun is the base camp for undertaking trekking expeditions in the Garhwal Himalayas. High-quality trekking gear like rucksacks, gloves, boots, tents, etc can be bought from shops in the thriving Moti bazaar. All items are mostly made locally and the shops also supply material to the Indian army that has its primary training center in Dehradun. The city is a haven for foodies as Dehradun offers a lot of variety and affordability in its cuisine. Restaurants and cafes such as Doon Darbar, renowned for delectable Mughlai dishes. Dehradun tourism has also gained importance because of the trekking activities which are carried out in the Garhwal Himalayan range.


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