Pithoragarh trip planner
Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free
Pithoragarh is a town with a Municipal Board in the Pithoragarh district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, which was carved out of the Almora district in 1960.GeographyPithoragarh is located at. It has an average elevation of 1,514 metres (4,967 feet).History"The district is named after its headquarters town, Pithoragarh. Tradition has it that during the reign of the Chand Rajas of Kumaon, one Piru, also called Prithvi Gosain, built a fort here and named it Prithvigarh which, in the course of time, got changed into Pithoragarh."SharadotsavPithorgarh is known for its unique culture. Saradotsav has played a significant role in conserving and sharing this culture. It is an important event that draws a huge crowds and showcases local culture through music and dance, often featuring performances in the Kumaoni language. Schools from the different part of district performed folk dances and songs. Various competitions are also held.In popular cultureThe small town has been extensively described in a novel by American author Bradley Swift titled, From Pithoragarh to Pittsburg.How to reach PithoragarhPithoragarh is connected to the outside world by road although it has a seldom-used air strip. Haldwani and Tanakpur are two entry points for entering Pithoragarh from plains. Both these places are connected by railway services. Regular state bus transport services along with private taxi services are available at both places.Pithoragarh is in Pithoragarh District. Find what you're looking for from your Pithoragarh holiday, by planning the whole thing with us using our handy India online trip itinerary maker .
Create a full itinerary — for free!
Build a planTell us where and when you
want to go, we will build
the best sightseeing itinerary
Refine itYou have complete flexibility on your destinations and itinerary
Book as a packageUse our travel agents to get
package savings and hassle free booking
Enjoy your trip!Enjoy our 24x7
Popular things to do in Pithoragarh
Places to visit with Pithoragarh
Recently planned trips to Pithoragarh
15 days in Pune & Uttarakhand BY A USER FROM INDIA May, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Pithoragarh & Nainital BY A USER FROM INDIA January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Pithoragarh District BY A USER FROM INDIA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA February, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Uttarakhand & Auli BY A USER FROM INDIA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Pithoragarh BY A USER FROM INDIA November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium