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20 Attractions to Explore Near Pithoragarh Airport

Pithoragarh Airport
Pithoragarh AirportOrmatha, Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand 262501, India

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.

Nearby Attractions

Patal Bhuvaneshwar Cave Temple
Patal Bhuvaneshwar Cave Temple17.07 KMs away from 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.

Askot Musk Deer Sanctuary
Askot Musk Deer Sanctuary21.15 KMs away from Pithoragarh Airport

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.

Abbott Mount
Abbott Mount23.43 KMs away from Pithoragarh Airport

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
Lohaghat25.98 KMs away from Pithoragarh Airport

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
Advaita Ashrama, Mayavati30.08 KMs away from Pithoragarh Airport

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.

Baleshwar Temple
Baleshwar Temple32.19 KMs away from Pithoragarh Airport

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.

Champawat
Champawat32.21 KMs away from Pithoragarh Airport

A gripping journey of self exploration and challenging terrain, Champawat is not your usual retreat. You'll be pushed to your physical and mental limits, because this place gives you a lot to explore, without having to deal with any over intrusive and money gobbling guides around.

Chaukori
Chaukori33.27 KMs away from Pithoragarh Airport

The kaleidoscopic hill station of Chaukori is one such place where the dreamers can turn their imaginations into reality. Besieged by the imperial Himalayas and the thick woodlands, Chaukori offers a spectacular view of the gorgeous Nanda Devi, Nanda Kot, and the Panchachuli peaks.

Jageshwar Dham Temple
Jageshwar Dham Temple37.19 KMs away from Pithoragarh Airport

Jageswar Temples or Jageshwar valley temples are a group of over 100 Hindu temples dated between 7th and 12th century near Almora, in the Himalayan Indian state of Uttarakhand. The valley has a number of temple clusters such as the Dandeshwar and Jageshwar sites. Some locations have attracted the construction of new temples through the 20th-century.

Dandeshwar Temple
Dandeshwar Temple38.33 KMs away from Pithoragarh Airport

An epitome of Nagar style architecture, the Dandeshwar Temple is as tall as you can crane your neck, quite literally. It is believed to house the shrine of Lord Shiva as the staff bearer, hence the name Dandeshwar, or the bearer of the 'dand', the staff.

Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary
Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary48.15 KMs away from Pithoragarh Airport

Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary is perched on top of the Jhandi Dhar hills in the Himalayas. From a place called Zero Point in Binsar one can see the Himalayan peaks like Kedarnath Peak, Shivling, Trisul, and Nanda Devi. Binsar was established in 1988 for the conservation and protection of the shrinking broad leaf oak forests of the Central Himalayan region, and it has over 200 bird species.

Kanda
Kanda48.97 KMs away from Pithoragarh Airport

Situated at the confluence of three rivers, namely, Saryu, Gomti, and latent Bhagirathi, lies the holy township of Bageshwar, which is also revered to as the pious land associated with Lord Sadashiva, said to be the redeemer of all sins. If we were to believe the Puranas, this undoubtedly is a place capable of liberating one from the eternal bondage of births & deaths.

Birthi Water Fall
Birthi Water Fall49.80 KMs away from Pithoragarh Airport

This cascading fall surges from 400 feet above sea level and can also be reached from Kalamuni Pass. The Birthi Falls is about 35 km from Munsiyari and can be approached easily by a short trek.

Chitai Golu Devta Temple
Chitai Golu Devta Temple51.74 KMs away from Pithoragarh Airport

Chitai Temple is dedicated to Golu Devta; he is one of the most revered deities in the Kumaon region. The temple is located in Almora and is one of the popular temples of Lord Golu. Other well-known temples of Golu Devta are located in Ghorakhal and Champawat. Lord Golu is considered as the god of justice; every day, hundreds of believers submit their wishes on paper (sometimes on stamp paper) in his temple.

Mahakali Temple Walthi
Mahakali Temple Walthi51.84 KMs away from Pithoragarh Airport

Gangolihat is a small Himalayan hill town in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand, India. It is tehsil and sub divisional headquarters of the district. Gangolihat is known for its Shakti Peethas of Hat Kalika of goddess Kali.[1] Nearby at 12km'Patal Bhubneshwar', caves are major tourist attraction. Also nearby are the tiny hill stations of Chaukori and Berinag.From Gangolihat Panchchuli peaks and Nanda Devi are clearly visible.

Bagnath Temple Bageshwar
Bagnath Temple Bageshwar52.21 KMs away from Pithoragarh Airport

Bagnath temple is an ancient shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva, situated in the Bageshwar city at the confluence of Sarayu and Gomati rivers. Bagnath Temple is festooned with bells of all sizes and features impressive carvings. One of the famous and crowded place in the Bageswar district.

Mount Kailash
Mount Kailash 53.41 KMs away from Pithoragarh Airport

Mt. Kailash, the striking peak standing in the remote south-west corner of Tibet in the Himalayan Mountains. Rising at an elevation of 6638 m (21778 ft) it is one of the highest parts of the Himalayas and serves as a source of some of the longest rivers in Asia. Known as Gang Tise or Gang Rinproche in Tibet [Mount Kailash Parvat] an it is a precious and prominent symmetrical peak.

Kasar Devi Temple Almora
Kasar Devi Temple Almora55.77 KMs away from Pithoragarh Airport

A famous temple dedicated to the Kesar devi. The temple structure dates to the 2nd century CE. The temple structure dates to the 2nd century CE.

Narayan ashram
Narayan ashram57.95 KMs away from Pithoragarh Airport

Narayan Ashram is situated at an elevation of 2734 metres in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand. This hermitage was established by Narayan Swami in 1936.

Mukteshwar
Mukteshwar58.17 KMs away from Pithoragarh Airport

Mukteshwar is a village and tourist destination in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand, India. It sits high in the Kumaon Hills at an altitude of 2286 meters (7500 feet), 51 km from Nainital, 72 km from Haldwani, and 343 km from Delhi.