Pithoragarh is the easternmost district of Uttarakhand. Neighbouring Tibet in the north and Nepal in the east. A place of exquisite natural beauty and serenity Pithoragarh is popularly known as the 'Little Kashmir'. This captivating town with fascinating forests around it is located at an impressive height of 1,645 mtrs nestled in a small valley. Pithoragarh town is a historical landmark. It was a major center of power during the regime of the Chand Kings in Kumaon. From here, pilgrims take their journey to the holy shrines, Kailash and Mansarovar.
This valley also nestles the snow-capped peaks Nanda Devi East (7,434 mtrs.) and West(7,817mtrs.). Belowthese mighty peaksliesthe alpine valley and glaciers like Milam, Ralam, Namik and Sundardunaa.Pithoragarh is a city known for it's woollen clothes and cane handicrafts.