Chandak Hills

The imposing Chandak Hills is a famous mountain range in Pithoragarh or ‘Soar Valley’ that offers a stunning view of the gorgeous landscape of this place. Situated about 8 km away from Pithoragarh, Chandak is a small valley that is stretched till Nepal border. The weather at Chandak remains pleasant with comparatively cold nights.

In PithoragarhAbout 1 Km uphill trek, near Tildhukari, Pithoragarh - Jhulaghat Rd towards Dharmashala Line
1 kms
From Uttrakhand Roadways Lower Bus Station, GIC Road, Pithoragarh
2 hr

Why visit Chandak Hills?

The kaleidoscopic Chandak hills providing an arresting panorama of the widely extending Soar Valley is famous among the tourists for offering an exhilarating uphill climb. The tourists usually stay at Pithoragarh Valley and come to trek for 3-4 hours here and then return back.

If you visit this place in winters, you might get a chance to see the snowfall. Between the months of December to March, you can see the peaks shrouded in snow and the place is worth visiting during summers too, as one can see the sunrise bathed in crimson hues. The tourists can also see a magnetite mining factory here.

The Mostamanu temple at Chandak Hills

With adventure, the tourists can also have a tang of spirituality at Chandak Hills as the famous Mostamanu temple dedicated to the regional deity ‘Manu’ is located at a favourable distance of 2 km from here. The temple hosts a grand fair during the month of August.

Location of Chandak Hills

Chandak Hills is located in In Pithoragarh ( About 1 Km uphill trek, near Tildhukari, Pithoragarh - Jhulaghat Rd towards Dharmashala Line). You can view its location on Google Map below.

How to Reach Chandak Hills

Chandak Hills located at a distance of 8 km from Main Pithoragarh city can be reached within 30 minutes by drive. The travellers commencing their journey from Delhi can catch the Delhi to Pithoragarh bus from ISBT Anand Vihar. Tanakpur railway station at 148 km away is the nearest railhead to Pithoragarh. Taxis and buses to Pithoragarh are easily available from Tanakpur. Pantnagar airport at 210 km is the closest air connectivity to Pithoragarh. Taxis to Pithoragarh are available from this airport.

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Chandak Hills is popular place for following activities/ interests - Peaks and Mountains, Trekking, View Points.

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