Maharajke Park

About Maharajke Park

Maharajke Park is a popular tourist spot near Pithoragarh town in the namesake district of Uttarakhand. The park was constructed to commemorate the battle of Maharajke post in Kashmir during the1965 Indo-Pak war.

Near Pithoragarh Near Kashni, Pithoragarh - Jhulaghat Rd
4.2 kms / 9 mins
From Uttrakhand Roadways Lower Bus Station, GIC Road, Pithoragarh
1 hr

Maharajke Park in Pithoragarh

The park is laden with beautiful trees that perfectly capture the natural beauty of the region. Apart from that, a striking memorial to honor the fallen heroes of Kumaon regiment during the battle of Maharajke also stands tall in the park.

History

On the night of September 7, 1965 amidst all the gunfire and explosions, the valiant soldiers of 9 Kumaon battalion fought, subdued and captured the Pakistani army stronghold at Maharajke village in Jammu and Kashmir under the command of Capt. V K Bogra. Naik Ganesh Dutt of the 9 Kumaon was awarded the Vir Chakra for his role in capturing Maharjke against Pakistani defenses.

Location of Maharajke Park

Maharajke Park is located in Near Pithoragarh ( Near Kashni, Pithoragarh - Jhulaghat Rd).

Location & How to Reach Maharajke Park

Maharajke Park is located in the near Kashni on the Pithoragarh-Jhulaghat Road. The park is situated at a distance of 3 kms from the main Pithoragarh town. There is army Gurudwara near the park. The nearest rail-head to Pithoragarh is Tanakpur at a distance of 138kms while Pantnagar has the closest airport situated 241kms from Pithoragarh.

Read How to Reach guide for Pithoragarh.

What is Maharajke Park famous for?

Maharajke Park is popular place for following activities/ interests - Kids & family spots .

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