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Dharchula FAQs

Dharchula is famous as Hot Destination, Business Hub, Base Camps (Trek), Town, with over 5 Places to See in Dharchula. Nearest Airport from Dharchula is Pantnagar Airport, 317 kms and Nearest Railway Station is Tanakpur Railway Station, 218 kms. There are over 2 Hotels in Dharchula.

There are lot of questions while planning a journey. To ensure that your preparations run smoothly, we have the answers to the questions most frequently asked about travelling to and in Dharchula. Dharchula useful information for travellers with reliable local advice. Latest Dharchula Frequently Asked Questions and Answers for your upcoming visit to Dharchula. Get all the solutions to your query with eUttaranchal Travel Help Desk.


Is Dharchula in India or Nepal?

Dharchula is surrounded by Himalayan Peaks in Pithoragarh district of  Uttarakhand state in India. It is a popular trading centre for the trans-Himalayan trade routes since medieval times

What fairs and festivals celebrated in Dharchula?

Jauljibi Festival and Kangdali festival are celebrated in Dharchula.

Who should visit Dharchula?

Dharchula is an ideal destination for people who love scenic views and a peaceful environments. It can be visited with family, couple or solo travelers.

What is the best time to visit Dharchula?

April-June, September-December are the best months to visit Darchula. It is recommended to avoid monsoon and extreme winters. The monsoon i.e. from July to September experiences heavy rainfall accompanied by landslides and poor road conditions.

What is the local food in Dharchula?

Dharchula has both Garhwali and Kumauni cuisines which are though somewhat similar in elements but differ slightly in styles. Bhatt ki Churdkani, Kafuli, Phaanu, Baadi, Rus, Kandalee ka Saag, Palau and in dessert it has Arsa and Gulgula. These all are the local cuisine of Uttarakhand.

Why is Dharchula famous?

Dharchula is famous for its Business hub, trekking base town, culture, remote location, and offbeat.

What is the altitude of Dharchula?

Dharchula is perched at an elevation of 915 meters and is a major destination of the Kumaon region, lying on the Kailash Mansarovar and Chota Kailash route.

Which is the nearest railway station and airport for Dharchula?

Tanakpur railway station is the nearest railway station and Pantnagar Airport is the nearest airport for Dharchula.

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