Places To Visit In Dharchula

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1. Jauljibi

Must visit 3.4 /5

19 km
from city center
1 out of 8
places to visit in Dharchula

A beautiful place located 23 km from Darchula with equally splendid surroundings; Jauljibi is place of confluence of two rivers namely: Gori River and Kali River.

2. Om Parvat

Om Parvat
3.6 /5

62 km
from city center
2 out of 8
places to visit in Dharchula

Fondly known as Chhota Kailash or Adi Kailash, Om Parvat is considered as an important religious site by Hindus. With a great resemblance to Mount Kailash in Tibet, the view is simply bewitching and enchanting.

3. Kali River

Kali River
3.6 /5

1 km
from city center
3 out of 8
places to visit in Dharchula

A holy river flowing through the town separates Uttaranchal from Nepal. Named after the Goddess Kali, it is one of the most sought after destination in the area.

4. Askot Musk Deer Sanctuary

Askot Musk Deer Sanctuary
3.1 /5

34 km
from city center
4 out of 8
places to visit in Dharchula

A heaven for wildlife lovers and botany enthusiast, Askot sanctuary is adorned with wide range of flora and fauna.

5. Chirkila Dam

Chirkila Dam
3.1 /5

15 km
from city center
5 out of 8
places to visit in Dharchula

Almost at a distance of 20 km from Darchula, Chirkila Dam is built on the River Kali. With a capacity of producing 1500kW of energy and adjoined by a 1 km lake, the dam will soon be able to supply for water sports facility by the state government.

6. Narayan Ashram

Narayan Ashram
3.1 /5

18 km
from city center
6 out of 8
places to visit in Dharchula

Narayan Ashram, situated 44km from Darchula is a place of great importance to the people in and around the town. Founded by Narayan Swami in year 1936, it serves as a spiritual as well as education center.

7. Adi Kailash

Adi Kailash
3.5 /5

53 km
from city center
7 out of 8
places to visit in Dharchula

Adi Kailash is popularly known as Chhota Kailash. Being a replica of Mt. Kailash in Tibet within the Indian territory, Adi Kailash is immensely popular among devotees of Shiva.

8. Shopping in Darchula

Shopping in Darchula
3.0 /5

0 km
from city center
8 out of 8
places to visit in Dharchula

Darchula do not have a lot of shopping options. A small market with only 6-7 shops are there. You will mostly find items like coffee, perfumes, jewelry and clothes brought by Nepalese vendors.

FAQs on Dharchula

Can you suggest an itinerary for Dharchula?

A small quite town of Darchula lying in the Pithoragarh district of Uttaranchal is an amazing visit even for one day. With an early morning sunrise view from the banks of beautiful River Kali definitely calls for a wonderful start of the trip. After a hearty breakfast at the hotel followed by a short journey to Chirkila Dam move on to jauljibi to enjoy the tranquillity of the two rivers. Make sure you carry snack during your road trip. Heading on to Narayan Ashram, the entrancing environment there will leave you completely refreshed. Break there for lunch or evening snacks. If you are left with enough time, take a quick stroll at Askot sanctuary and head back to the hotel for a nice warm dinner.

How can I commute within Dharchula?

This small town of Darchula is easily communicable through local taxi services. One can also hire a private jeep which is a sturdy form of transportation. But no matter how strong is your vehicle, make sure you do not visit the place during rainy season as the roads are bound to be slippery frequently blocked due to landslides.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Dharchula?

The top sightseeing places in Dharchula are Jauljibi, Om Parvat, Kali River, Askot Musk Deer Sanctuary, Chirkila Dam, Narayan Ashram.