Pithoragarh is at an elevation of 1,851 meters seated in a picturesque soar valley of Pithoragarh district, Uttarakhand. The town borders with both Nepal and Tibet. Pithoragarh lies in the centre of four hills Chandak, Dhwaj, Kumdar and Thal Kedar. Pithoragarh, is known as the gateway to the Himalayas from the north, as pilgrims trek through this town to the Kailash, Manasarovar and Om Parvat.
This small hamlet of Kumaon hills is covered with dense woody forests and lush green mountain range. Pithoragarh is a popular location for skiing and trekking. It is also the home of amazing flora and fauna. Pithoragarh is a favourite to nature lovers, mountaineers and botanists. There are a number of lakes around Pithoragarh. Two of them, Jolingkong and Anchherital are situated at a height of 4,634 meters and 3,658 meters, respectively.
The nearest Airport is Nani Saini that is at a distance of only 5 kms. Patnanagar airport 249 km from Pithoragarh.
The nearest railhead is Tanakpur at a distance of 151 kms..
Connected to all the mejor places of the state and Uttar Pradesh.
Kausani - 182 kms, Nainital - 288 kms, Mukteshwar - 246 kms.