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Holiday Destination: Dharchula

Situated on the banks of river Kali, Dharchula is 96 kms from Pithoragarh. Dharchula is an important camp along the Kailash-Mansarovar, Chotta Kailash and Narayan Ashram route. Dharchula is a town and a nagar panchayat in Pithoragarh district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. Dharchula is a remote town surrounded by mountains. An ancient trading town for the trans-Himalayan trade routes, it is covered by high mountains and is situated on the banks of the river Kali. Dharchulalies on the route to the Kailash-Mansarovar pilgrimage tour. The Indian side of the town is known as Dharchula whereas its Nepalese counterpart is known as Darchula. The town is called Dharchula perhaps for the reason that this small valley resembles a stove-“Chula in Hindi” with various peaks-“Dhar in Hindi” which complete the word Dharchula.


Summers are warm and shiny, and winters are cold. The upper valley of Dharchula receives snow during the winter season December to February. Dharchula also receives heavy rainfall durint the rainy season July to September.

Tourist Season

Round The Year


P.W.D. Rest House, Tourist Rest House,Hotels and Private Cottages are available which suit all budgets.

General Information Of Dharchula

Population: 6,424 Language: Kumaoni, Hindi and English

Tourist Attraction in or by Dharchula


Narayan Ashram

Narayan Ashram is situated at an elevation of 2734 mts. The ashram was established by Sri Narayan Swami in 1936. It can accommodate at the most 40 persons at a time. During winter season the ashram remains closed due to heavy snowfall. And rainy season may cause damage to the road. Ashram keeps on conducting various social - spiritual activities for the members so the visitors are strictly advised to convey about their plan to the ashram well in advance.


Kailash Mansarovar

It is the highest fresh-water lake in the world.Kailash Mansarovar is a place of pilgrimage, attracting religious people from India, Tibet and the neighboring countries. Kailash Mansarovar Yatra are organized regularly especially from India.


OM Pravat:

OM Pravat is an ancient holy Hindu mountain in the Himalayan mountain range, in the pithoragarh district of uttarakhand.



Road Distance from Dharchula to (in kms)

Delhi to Dharchula: 543 kms Almora to Dharchula: 180 kms Haldwani to Dharchula: 268 kms Tanakpur to Dharchula: 219 kms Pithoragarh to Dharchula: 83 kms Kausani to Dharchula: 170 kms .



Nearest Airport

For Dharchula is Pantnagar Airport distance by 317 kms .



Nearest Railway Station

For Dharchula is Tanakpur Railway Station distance by 218 kms .

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