OT Itinerary: Your Three-Day Guide To Pithoragarh

With a sanctuary, museum, numerous temples and plenty of trekking trails to avail of, this is why you should visit Pithoragarh on your next travel journey

Himalayan ranges form the backdrop to a serene village in Pithoragarh Photo: Shekhar Pillay/Shutterstock

Some 178km from Nainital lies the stunning town of Pithoragarh. Situated in Uttarakhand, the place is home to an array of temples devoted to Shiva and the gateway to a number of Himalayan peaks such as Panchachuli and Nanda Devi. Tourists pass through this region as they make their way to the Kailash Mansarovar. The town is close to many glaciers such as the Milam Glacier, Ralam Glacier, Namik Glacier and Sunderdhunga Glacier.