Tags : Landmark
Timings : Before Sunset
Entry Fee : No entry fee
Best Time to Visit : October - June
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Nestled in the glorious Kumaoni Himalayas of Uttarakhand, Dunagiri is a small hill town away known for providing solitude to travellers. Situated 43 km from Ranikhet, it is a peaceful haven of beauty and spirituality. Blessed with natural beauty and a sense of divine detachment from the rest of the world, Dunagiri has become that alluring destination where one finds oneself.
The village town has been etched in Indian mythological history from time to time. It is said that many famous Rishimunis made this place their abode of attaining divine knowledge and distributing it to the world. Today, Dunagiri is emerging as a new place of recreation and rejuvenation for tourists who have missed out on this beauty till now.
Air: The nearest airport is Pant Nagar Airport. One can easily take a cab for Dunagiri from the airport, reaching within 5-6 hours. Public buses are also available for Almora from where you can change for Dunagiri.
Rail: The nearest railhead is the Kathgodam Railway Station which is 140 km away from Dunagiri. The cab ride takes about 4 hours to reach Dunagiri and goes through some picturesque hills and lakes. One can also find public and private buses for Dunagiri from the railway station.
Road: Dunagiri is well connected by motorable roads to major towns and cities of the state. Public and private buses regularly connect Dunagiri to other parts of the state. In case you are coming from Moradabad side, enquire about the condition of the road before making the drive.