Activities in Didihat
Hiking: This wonderful little town brimming with greenery, beautiful landscapes and a peaceful charm encourages one to explore the mesmerizing vicinity around Didihat. The town offers some of the breathtaking Himalayan views of Panchchuli and Trishul peaks.
Camping: Due to inadequate accommodations in Didihat, camping is another inexpensive way to spend the night under the shimmering stars. Didihat offers various mesmerizing locations where a group of friends can erect a tent and start a bonfire.
Village Tourism: Didihat is a quaint little hillock located in a very remote part of Kumaon Himalayas. Being here you can experience the rustic lifestyle, customs and culture of the people in this remote location and relax unhindered by noisy crowds.
Staying in Didihat
Being an emerging tourist destination, Didihat doesn’t have many places to stay, however, that will change in future as more guesthouses are expected to mushroom at Didihat. There are few budget guesthouses at Didihat that have limited facilities and amenities. It is difficult to find a luxury accommodation at Didihat as the region is still some years away from being a popular tourist destination. A government-owned KMVN guesthouse is also situated in Didihat.
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Didihat Food Guide
Finding a decent restaurant in Didihat that serves variety of cuisines is next to impossible. Instead, one could find few local restaurants and food stalls that serve array of North Indian dishes along with popular Chinese cuisines like Noodles and Manchurian etc.
History of Didihat
Didihat was once ruled by the Raika and Malla kings of Sirakot. During the time of King Hari Malla, the region was governed by the Doti Kingdom of Nepal. Around 1581 A.D., the Raikas of Doti were defeated by King Rudra Chandra of Chand dynasty. Even today, one can find the remnants of ancient forts and temples narrating the old tales. The city is also famous for the ancient Shirakot Temple of Lord Malay Nath, built by the Raika kings.