Pithoragarh Airport - Things to Know Before Visiting
Ormatha, Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand 262501, India
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About Pithoragarh Airport
Naini Saini Airport is situated in a beautiful city of Kumon called Pithoragarh. This airport is also known as Pithoragarh airport or Pithoragarh Airstrip. Currently goverment of Uttarakhand is operating this airport and is planning to upgrade it to Category 2C airport under Visual flight rules.
Attractions Near Pithoragarh Airport
Patal bhuvaneswar is a limestone cave temple 14 km from Gangolihat in the Pithoragarh district . Limestone rock formations have created various spectacular stalactite and stalagmite figures of various hues and forms. This cave has a narrow tunnel-like opening which leads to a number of caves. The cave is fully electrically illuminated. Built by the flow of water, Patal Bhuvaneshwar is not just one cave, rather a series of caves within caves.
This sanctuary has been set up primarily with the object of conserving the musk deer (Moschus leucogaster) and its habitat. Intensive efforts have been initiated to conserve this rare species. Other mammals found in this sanctuary include the Bengal tiger, Indian leopard, Himalayan jungle cat, civet, barking deer, serow, goral and Himalayan brown bear. Many species of high altitude birds are also found in this sanctuary.
Cliffed atop a hill, the dwarf hill station of Abbott Mount is snuggled in the Kali Kumaon region of Champawat district. This picturesque hill station is perched at an elevation of 6,400 feet and is encircled by a cluster of thirteen cottages, sprawling over five acres of woods.
Lohaghat is an immensely popular town, about 14 km from Champawat, and is known for its extremely rich and unspoiled natural beauty and historical relevance. Lohaghat is a place that comes to its full natural maturity in summers, especially when, on the banks of the Lohaghati river, rhododendron blooms are in full strength.
Advaita Ashrama, Mayavati, is a branch of the Ramakrishna Math, founded on 19 March 1899 at the behest of Vivekananda. This is a place with full of peace and silence which has beautiful scenic nature also.
Built by the rulers of the Chand dynasty, Baleshwar Temple is a marvelous symbol of stone carving. There are not any historical manuscripts that date the Baleshwar temple; however, it is believed to have been built between the 10th and 12th century AD.
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Pithoragarh district is the easternmost Himalayan district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. It is naturally landscaped with high Himalayan mountains, snow-capped peaks, passes, valleys, alpine meadows, forests, waterfalls, perennial rivers, glaciers, and springs. The flora and fauna of the area have rich ecological diversity.