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A remote town of Uttaranchal, Darchula is a place with lots of scenic beauty. Bounded by the Kumaon Region's mountains and high peaks and glaciers of Panchchuli range on the west, this town lies on the way to a very famous pilgrimage of India namely Kailash Mansarover.
Situated on the banks of River Kali on Indo-Nepal border, Darchula follows same traditions, customs and lifestyle just like its counterpart in Nepal. Blessed with large variety of flora and fauna, from Oak, Pine, Apple and Deodar trees to animals such as dears, fox, leopard and bear, this area can also be spotted with plenty of dry fruits. A peaceful place adorned with very few attractions, Darchula is a good place to go only if you are looking for solitude or get away from tourists or city life.
- Carry extra food and supplies with you, facilities are not present at proper intervals.- Winters are excruciatingly cold but beautiful at the same time, so carry heavy woolens if travelling during the season.- Avoid traveling during monsoon season as the area faces excessive landslide and poor road conditions.
The locals are very friendly and welcoming. You can easily interact with them and understand their culture, customs and way of life.
Geographically isolated. Not very conveniently linked to other major towns and cities.
Ideal for those who love scenic places and wish to spend a peaceful vacation with loved ones. It is for the people who are looking for solitude or some time away from the fast paced city life. It can be visited by family, couples and solo travellers.
The best way to reach Dharchula is by hiring a taxi from Pantnagar Airport. It serves as the nearest airbase and is well connected Indira Gandhi International Airport (New Delhi) by regular fl... (Read More)
How about this iternary: Jageshwar one night, Munsiyari two nights, Dharchula one night Narayana Swamy Ashram one night (if permission available), otherwise two nights in Dharchula in October first week?
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