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Pithoragarh is famous as Hill Station, Business Hub, Paragliding, Town, with over 11 Places to See in Pithoragarh. Nearest Airport from Pithoragarh is Pantnagar, 241 kms and Nearest Railway Station is Tanakpur Railway Station,138 kms. There are over 9 Hotels in Pithoragarh.

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Is Pithoragarh situated in Nepal?

No, Pithoragarh is situated in the Kumaon division of Uttarakhand state.

Is Pithoragarh also known as Mini Kashmir?

Yes Pithoragarh is also known as Mini Kashmir or Little Kashmir.

Why Pithoragarh is known as Mini Kashmir?

Pithoragarh is known as Mini Kashmir because of its beauty. It is a paradise for nature lovers which is located in the center of four hills.

Which hills surround Pithoragarh?

Pithoragarh is surrounded by four hills which are Chandak, Dhwaj, Kumdar, and Thal Kedar.

Does Pithoragarh have snowfall?

Yes, Pithoragarh witness snowfall in winters. Snowfall begins from January in Pithoragarh.

Did any snow-capped peaks visible from Pithoragarh?

Yes, you can witness some beautiful snow-capped peaks from Pithoragarh such as Nanda Devi, Panchachuli, etc.

What is the altitude of Pithoragarh?

Pithoragarh is perched at an height of 1650 mts above the sea level.

Is Pithoragarh near to Nepal?

Yes Pithoragarh is very close to Nepal border. It will take 1 hr to reach Nepal border from Pithoragarh.

Is Pithoragarh airport operational?

Pithoragar airport is also known as Naini Saini airport. It was constructed in 1991. It is not in operational at present.

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