Kuti Village, Photo: Birendra Gabriyal

Kuti Village

About Kuti Village

Dharchula town is encircled by many small villages. Kuti village is one of them. Kuti village is a culturally vibrant village with over 115 traditional houses.  It is one among the 73 villages of Dharchula Block of Pithoragarh district. This place is a major halt for people proceeding to the Adi Kailash trek.

Dharchula, PithoragarhEn route Aadi Kailash Trek

Kuti Village in Adi Kailash

The village Kuti is named after Kunti (Mother of the Pandavas). It is said that Kunti stayed at this place for a long time. This place is not less than a dream for trekkers, mountaineers, adventure seekers, sightseers and nature lovers. Awe-inspiring view of lush greenery surrounded by tall peaks under the blue sky will leave you stunned. The real beauty lies in the authenticity of this place and its people. Bhotia tribes are main inhabitants of the village. These tribes have beautifully preserved their rich heritage. Your trip becomes more delightful when you sit and taste the regional food with these tribe people.

Stay in Kuti Village / Kuti Valley

The excellent sights of waterfalls, flora and fauna make the stay over here delightful. Being a small village not much accommodation can be found in Kuti. A handful of hotels, lodges are only available. They provide you with basic amenities. One can also go for homestay to experience the rich culture of this scenic hamlet.

Trek to Kuti village, Pithoragarh

The trek to Kuti village of Dharchula region of Pithoragarh starts from Mangti Nala. Here is a short info about the route:

  • Dharchula - Tawaghat - Pangla - Mangti Nala  ( 34 km by road ).
  • Mangti Nala - Gala - Budhi ( 22 km by Trek )
  • Budhi Village - Gunji village ( 23 km by Trek )
  • Gunji Village to Kuti Village ( 19 Km by Trek )

Total trekking distance - 64 km One side

Note 1: From Kuti or Kutti village, Joling kong is at a distance of 14 km, the end point for Aadi Kailash Peak.

Note 2 :  Gunji is the common village for both Aadi Kailash Trek & Kailash Mansarover or Om Parvat. The left route takes pilgrims towards Jolikong for Adi Kailash trek and right trek leads towards Liphulekh pass to Mansarover.

Location of Kuti Village

Kuti Village is located in Dharchula, Pithoragarh ( En route Aadi Kailash Trek).

Location & How to Reach Kuti Village

Trekking route is mentioned above for Kuti valley of Dharchula. However, Dharchula is well connected with motorable roads. Nearest well known city is Pithoragarh which is well connected by direct flights from Dehradun and Pantnagar. Nearest railway station is Tanakpur.

Read How to Reach guide for Adi Kailash.

What is Kuti Village famous for?

Kuti Village is popular place for following activities/ interests - Village Tourism.

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