Top things to do in Pithoragarh

Area in Pithoragarh


A popular outing from Pithoragarh is the 7km traipse up to Chandak (1830m), a hilltop village and forested area offering sublime viewpoints of the Soar Valley and snow-capped Panchachuli Himalaya. A short walk from …
Fort in Pithoragarh

Pithoragarh Fort

This renovated historic fort was built by Gurkas in 1791 before being taken over by the British in 1815 who named it London Fort. There's a museum opening in the main British-era stone administrative building that s…
Bar in Pithoragarh

Som Bar & Cafe

A surprisingly good find in the centre of town is this dark, but contemporary bar with blonde-wood furniture, cold beers and cocktails. Food is also good with chicken-tikka pizzas, momos (Tibetan dumplings), curries…
Multicuisine in Pithoragarh

Jyonar Palace Restaurant

Locals swear by this hilltop restaurant attached to the Hotel Jyonar Palace for a good meal with lovely views. It has the usual curry and tandoori dishes along with a number of biryani options.