The district of Pithoragarh was carved out of the district of Almora and became a separate district in the year 1960.the headqurter of district Pithoragarh is the city Pithoragarh itself.head offices of all Govt. departments are situated in the city.District Pithoragarh has good civic facilities .Tour Incredible India with Indian Travel agent.
Pithoragarh is rich in natural beauty and it offers best view of the Himalaya.Some of the peaks like Nanda Devi ,Panchchuli ,Trishul , Nandakhat falls in this district.District pithoragarh has some finest glacires in the world such as Milam Glacier,Sunder Dhunga Glacier, Ralam Glacier, Namik Glacier.
Tourist Places In Pithoragarh
This Ashram was established by Narayan Swami in 1936 . The Ashram is a spiritual place and also engaged is imparting education to local childrens..
This highly revered tample situated, at an elevation of 2100 mts. above the sea level, at a distance of 15 Kms. including a journey of 4.5 Kms. on foot. Special Holidays with very attractive and discounted packages and hotel bookings.
The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Maa Jayanti. The picturesque view of Himalayan peaks can be seen from the tample.The trekking to this tample id bit dificult but the view of the Himalaya is worth visiting this place.
This mysterions place a highly revered among the devotees .This tample is like a narrow shaped tunnel and has several small caves.
Thal Kedar is an important religious place and also famous for its natural beauty. A large fair is held on the occasion of Shivratri..This place is 16 Kms. from Pithoragarh.
Kapileshwar Mahadev tample is at a distance of 3 Kms.from the city.The cave like temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva that is why it is called Kapileshwar Mahadev. Indian Travel Agent offers Visit India and explore India.
Excursions Around Pithoragarh
This majestic glacier lies at a distance of 208 Kms. from the heart of Pithoragrah.Treakking starts from From Munsiyari to milam glacier and the route leanth is 54 Kms.It's the most favourate place among the trekkers and mountaineers and attracts several foreigners and trekkers from all around the world.
Festivals In Pithoragarh
The fair is held at the Dhwaj Tample on the occassion of Shivratri.A great number of devotee throng fromm all over the Pithoragarh .The fair a symbole dedication to Lord Shiva by the devotee.
Every year on the occassion of Makar Sankranti a fair is held at Jauljibi, 68 km. from Pithoragarh.The confluence of the rivers Kali & Gori is the place where it is held.