How to reach:
Shitlakhet is only 30 km from Ranikhet. Being well-connected with roadways, railways, and airways, Shitlakhet can be easily approached from any part of the country. Though Shitlakhet is only 110 km from the nearest Airport Pantnagar, it is convenient to use rail routes. The nearest Railway station to Shitlakhet is Kathgodam which is approximately 75 km apart. It takes nearly 3 hours to reach Shitlakhet from Kathgodam by road.
However, if you are coming from Delhi via road, it’s a long eight to ten-hour drive where you will cross some beautiful hill stations like Nainital, Bhimtal, and Ranikhet covering approximately 350 km distance.
Things to do in Shitlakhet:
1. Stroll around the village:
The village of Shitlakhet is located at an altitude of 7000 feet above sea level in the Almora district. On a clear day, you can see the panoramic view of some of the tallest Himalayan peaks like the Nanda Devi range, Chaukhamba Peaks, and the western range of the Nepal mountain tops. You can walk across the village to meet the very friendly local people.