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The name Didihat derives from the Kumauni word 'Dand' meaning a small hillock. About 50km from Berinag, Didihat is a small town surrounded by fertile green valleys and high peaks and ridges. It lies on the pilgrimage route to Kailash Mansarovar, and offers a good view of Panchchuli and Trishul peaks. The ancient Shirakot Temple of Lord Malay Nath, built by Raika Kings is famous. Also worth a visit is the Askot Musk Deer Sanctuary. Didihat is a hill town of Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand. It is surrounded by Himalaya Range and famous for ancient Shirakot temple, which is dedicated to Lord Malaynath. This is the best tourist spot and hill station of Uttrakhand.Didihat is located at an altitude of 1,725 m above sea level. It is situated in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand. The place is encircled by attractive ridges and rich in flora and fauna. Didihat comes on the pilgrimage route to Kailash Mansarovar. Didihat has magnificent natural beauty and offers breath taking views of the luxuariant valley.

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Shirakot Temple

The ancient Shirakot Temple of Lord Malay Nath, built by Raika Kings is famous. This temple was constructed under the orders of Raika Kings. When you will drive 10 km from this temple, you will reach Narayan Swamy Ashram situated at Narayan Nager. Another awesome place to admire in this town of Didihat is the Didihat falls which is located on the pilgrimage route to Kailash Mansarovar

Askot Wildlife Sanctuary

Askot Musk Deer Sanctuary is located 54 km from Pithoragarh near Askot in Uttarakhand state ... Askot Wildlife Sanctuary, with altitude range from 600 m (2,000 ft) to 6,905 m (22,654 ft) is located in the Pithoragarh district of Kumaun.


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