Chirkila Dam

About Chirkila Dam

The Chirkila Dam is a hydro power plant located about 20 km from Dharchula. The dam is built over Kai River and generates 1500 kilowatt of power. It supplies energy to the nearby villages and towns. 

DharchulaBuilt on Kali river, Chirkila Dam is about 20kms far from main Dharchula city.
20 kms / 39 mins
From Dharchula station
2 hr

Chirkila Dam in Dharchula

The area around the Chirkila dam is blessed with scenic splendour, which lures many tourists for picnicking here. There is a pristine lake in the vicinity that draws the attention of the nature lovers.

Location & How to Reach Chirkila Dam

Chirkila Dam built over the Kali River is located about 20 km away from Dharchula city. Private buses to the nearby cities like Champawat, Almora and Tanakpur can be easily available from ISBT Anand Vihar, Delhi. You can catch a bus or hire a taxi from these destinations to reach Dharchula, from where taxis are available up to Chirkila Dam.

Read How to Reach guide for Dharchula.

What is Chirkila Dam famous for?

Chirkila Dam is popular place for following activities/ interests - Dams and Reservoirs.

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