Photo Gallery Of Pithoragarh

June 30, 2009 | Post By: Vinay Dobhal | Editor: Akansha Sharma




Pithoragarh is the easternmost Himalayan district in the state of Uttarakhand , India. It is naturally landscaped with high Himalayan mountains, snow capped peaks, passes, valleys, alpine meadows, forests, waterfalls, perennial rivers, glaciers and springs. The district is administratively divided into five tehsils, namely Munsiyari, Dharchula, Didihat, Gangolihat, and Pithoragarh. Naini Saini is the nearest civil airport. The mineral deposits present in the district are magnesium ore, copper ore, limestones and slate stone.

The district is the part of Kumaon region of Uttarakhand state and which is also one of its administrative division. Pithoragarh has many temples and ruined forts reminiscent of the once flourishing reign of Chand Kings.

Please note this amazing photo gallery of Uttarakhand contains exclusive pictures of various places and events taken by many people. These pictures exclusively showcase the nature, the beauty, the tradition, the spirit of the Heaven land - Uttarakhand. Many thanks to all those people who have contributed towards this amazing collection. You too have something to contribute? then you can share that with us at ContactUs@aboutUttarakhand.com. We will be glad to showcase your pictures here.


Panchachuli Peaks

Panchachuli Peaks

Photo: Amit Joshi
ID: #P00380

Himalayan Musk Deer

Himalayan Musk Deer

Photo: Amit Joshi
ID: #P00381

Crystal Droplets

Crystal Droplets

Photo: Amit Joshi
ID: #P00382

Villagers In Lilam

Villagers In Lilam

Photo: Amit Joshi
ID: #P00383

Sheep In Hills

Sheep In Hills

Photo: Amit Joshi
ID: #P00384

Haat Kalika, Gangolihat

Haat Kalika, Gangolihat

Photo: Harish Joshi
ID: #P00455


How to reach ?

The nearest airport for Pithoragarh is at Naini Saini (5 kms). However, the nearest operational airport is at Pantnagar, Udham Singh Nagar.
The nearest rail head is at Tanakpur (151 kms).
Pithoragarh is well connected by road with important towns of the region and other states as well.

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