Tuesday, 8 November 2011

Dhwaj Temple, Pithoragarh

This highly revered temple situated, at an elevation of 2100 mts. above the sea level, at a distance of 15 Kms. including a journey of 4.5 Kms. on foot. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Maa Jayanti. The picturesque view of Himalayan peaks can be seen from the temple.

Climate | When to Visit

The months of March to June and mid-September to October are ideal for visiting Pithoragarh, while July to early September is the rainy season. Light woolens and rain protection is needed in summer, while heavy woolens are called for in winter.
Visit during: March to June

Directions | How to Reach

By Air The nearest airport is Nani Saini, 5 km awayBy Rail - The nearest railhead is at Tankapur, at a distance of 151 km south.By Road - Various centers of Pithoragarh are connected with good metallic roads and regular transport service. There are buses to Almora, Nainital, Haldwani, Delhi and Tankapur. However, to reach some far-flung areas, one has to still use horses, ponies, mules, yak and sheep!
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