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A small Himalayan hill town, Gangolihat is particularly famous for hosting the Shakti Peethas of Goddess Kali. It is a very small town which is located near important tourist spots such as Patal Bhuveneshwar, Binsar and Abott Mount. The place is also famous for many other temples that are scattered all over this small town. Perched at an altitude of 1800 meters above ground in the scenic Himalayan vista, it is a place of true worship and natural wonders.
The small, quaint town is loved by devotees and travelers. It is a wonderful place to get some mighty and wide views of the Himalayan panorama and of peaks such as Panchchuli and Kailash. Patal Bhuvaneshwar a very famous tourist spot known for its deep caves underground is another of the major attractions at Gangolihat. All in all it is a wonderful location 82 km away from Pithoragarh for a day long excursion to explore the Himalayan vista and its many ways of life.
Air: The nearest airport is Pant Nagar Airport which is about 250 km from Gangolihat. One can easily get a cab for Gangolihat or catch a bus till Pithoragarh and take a connecting bus at Pithoragarh for Gangolihat.
Rail: The nearest rail head is Kathgodam Railway Station which is 200 km from Gangolihat. One can easily get a cab for Gangolihat or catch a bus fro Pithoragarh and take a connecting bus at Pithoragarh for Gangolihat.
Road: Gangolihat lies at the meeting point of Old Pithoragarh-Almora road and the new Ghateshwar Road meaning it is well connected by motorable roads. There are many public and private buses which connect the village to nearby towns.
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