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Didihat, Pithoragarh Overview

Tucked away in the eastern corner of Uttarakhand, Didihat is a wondrous and pristine hillock full of natural beauty. The place is known for its ruins of forts and temples belonging to an era gone by as well for being a halting point on the Kailash Mansoravar Yatra. Situated at an altitude of 1800 meters in the Pithoragarh district of eastern Uttarakhand, Didihat is blessed with infinite natural beauty and some great viewpoints of the Mighty Himalayas.

The small hillock is a wonderful little town brimming with greenery, beautiful landscapes and a peaceful charm. Didihat also has some remnants of its glorious past in the ruins of the forts and temples belonging to the Doti and Chand Rulers who ruled the lands some centuries ago. Didihat lies on the famous pilgrimage route of Kailash Mansoravar and is known to provide some amazing views of mighty Himalayan peaks such as Panchachuli and Trishul Peaks. Being here one can totally escape the rigors and stress of normal life and rejuvenate one_ã_s soul and enthusiasm for life.

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Best Time To Visit Didihat

Didihat can be visited anytime of the year except for the monsoons, given its calm and pleasant weather. The winters are harshly cold so those visiting should carry adequate woolen clothing. The summer are a great time to visit with the cold breeze, warm sun and the lush greenery making it a sight to behold.

Traveling Around Didihat

Travelling in town is largely by foot and car.

Stay Near Didihat

Didihat has a rest house run by the KMVN association offering great services and facilities, since it is not a very known tourist destination getting a room shouldn't be a problem. In case, accommodation is not available at Didihat you can stay at Pithoragarh which has good options for accommodation.

Sightseeing Around Didihat

Shirakote and Asskot are attractions you must visit if you find yourself in Didihat.

Activities At Didihat

Given it's terrain and mighty views, one can enjoy trekking at this hillock.

Local Experiences At Didihat

Didihat is a quaint little hillock located in a very remote part of Kumaon Himalayas being here you can experience the lifestyle of the people in this remote location and relax unhindered by crowds.

Food At Didihat

Try out some amazing Garhwali and Kumauni cuisines such as aloo ke gutke, gahat, chainsoo and kaapa.

Sample Itinerary For Didihat

Didihat can be a day trip from or an extension to your trip to Lansdowne or Pithoragarh. Follow it with trips to Asskot and Shirakote.

Tips For Visiting Didihat

Make sure that you advance book your room in the KMVN Rest House to avoid any problems at the time of arrival as it is the only accommodation option in the town and can be occupied especially during peak season..

How to reach Didihat

  • Air: The nearest airport is at Pant Nagar which is 229 km away from Didihat. One can find a cab or catch a bus towards Didihat from the airport.

  • Rail: The nearest rail head is Kathgodam railway station which is 195 km from Didihat. Buses and taxis are easily available from outside the station for Didihat and Pithoragarh.

  • Road: Didihat is well connected by motor able roads to different parts of the state. Public an private buses plus taxis ply regularly to and from the town.

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