Pithoragarh- Uttarakhand

Overview About Pithoragarh:-

Pithoragarh is a Himalayan town with a Municipal Board in Pithoragarh district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. It is the largest organised semi-urbanised to urbanised town in the hills of Uttarakhand. The town has all the facilities including an airport.

Pithoragarh has quite a number of important places of interest to attract touristsA magnificent fort, the Pithoragarh Fort stands tall in Pithoragarh constructed by the Gurkhas in the 18th century. Located on the outskirts of the city is a cave temple known as Kapileshwar Mahadev is dedicated to Lord Shiva.

Pithoragarh is located at an average elevation of 1,514 meters above sea level, Pithoragarh is a small district which was carved out of the Almora district in the state of Uttarakhand. Due to its location among the hillocks of the mighty Himalayas the town is a popular tourist destination and is famous for its old forts and temples.

This subdivision in the district of Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand is often referred to as ‘Mini Kashmir‘ because of its picturesque beauty of the valleys and hills that are allure to travellers and trekkers all around the world.

Pithoragarh is the easternmost district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. It is located in the Himalayas and has an area of 7,110 km2 (2,750 sq mi) and a population of 483,439 (as of 2011). The district is administratively divided into six tehsils: Munsyari; Dharchula; Didihat; Berinag; Gangolihat; and Pithoragarh.

Best Places To Visit– Askot Sanctuary, Mostamanu Temple, Haat Kalika Temple, Kapileshwar Mahadev Temple, Dhwaj Temple, Maharajke Park, Pithoragarh Fort, Chandak Hill, Kamakshi Temple, Arjuneshwar Temple, Ralam Glacier, Namik Glacier,  and Avani Kumaon.

Best Time to Visit Pithoragarh

Summers are quite pleasant with moderate climate while winters are chilly. Best time to visit Pithoragarh is from April to November excluding the monsoon season (July-August).

Best Time to Visit Hills and Valleys from March to Mid of July and from October to November. These months are pleasant and sunny days.

March to April and September to October are considered as the best time to visit Uttarakhand. The state has wonderful weather all through the year. Trekking, Paragliding and The Char Dham Yatra are the most popular activities during Summer, which is also the Peak Season in Uttarakhand.

Winter Season:- from October to December, January and February these three months are the most chilly months of winters for hills to enjoy the snow view for everyone (Especially for Honeymoon Couples or newly Married people, and For Youth ).

Spring or Summer Season:- March till June is summertime for kids, children, especially for families and for Senior Citizens.

Rainy Season:-  from July till September End are the monsoon seasons which is not quite good for hills visiting.

Overall Visiting Seasons for Hills and Valleys:– from October till June is the best, Peak and mid seasons to visit Hills and valleys.

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