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Situated in the easternmost hill district of Uttarakhand, Pithoragarh, bordering Tibet known as the 'Little Kasmir', the region is a paradise for the nature lovers and the adventurous souls. You will have a breathtaking views of Himalayan peaks, Nanda Devi, Trishul and Punchchuli from here. Munsyari is the centre as well as the gateway to the Johar region of inner Himalayas. Munsyari is the base for the trekkers to Milam, Namik, Ralam Glaciers and Nanda Devi Peak .
A fairly big Himalayan township at an altitude of 2298 mtrs. with a population of nearly 1,00,000. Inhabited by the Shanka nomadic tribes from time immemorial, it lies in the trade route to Tibet. Now it is a developed township.
The newly developed skiing locations are Khaliya Top 7 kms. from Munsyari and Betuli Dhar is 5 kms. away.
How to reach
Pithoragarh has an airstrip, Naini Saini. But it's not a regular airport.
Nearest railhead is Tanakpur, 286 kms.
Connected by good network of roads, with all the important centres in the region.
Pithorgarh : 135 kms.
Lohaghat : 197 kms.
Champawat : 211 kms.
Tanakpur : 286 kms.
Almora : 207 kms.