A little, picturesque town called Pipalkoti is located 1,260 metres above sea level. On NH58, it is 17 kilometres after Chamoli. Situated on the route to the famous pilgrimage sites of Badrinath and Kedarnath, it serves as a convenient stopover for travelers heading towards these religious destinations. The town offers scenic views of the surrounding Himalayan ranges and is known for its natural beauty.

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Famous ForStay During Char Dham
Altitude 1260 mts
Chamoli17 Km Chamoli
Nearest Railway Station or    AirportRishikesh 221km, Jolly Grant,
Best time to visit May, Jun, Sep, Oct, Nov

Activities in Pipalkoti

  • Trekking: Pipalkoti serves as a base for various treks in the Garhwal region, including treks to Valley of Flowers, Badrinath, Hemkund Sahib, and more.
  • Pilgrimage: The town is close to important religious sites like Badrinath Temple, one of the Char Dham pilgrimage sites in Hinduism. Devotees often stop here on their way to Badrinath.
  • Sightseeing: Explore nearby places like Auli, known for skiing and stunning views of the Himalayas, or Joshimath, which has temples, scenic beauty, and the starting point for several treks.
  • Nature Walks: Enjoy leisurely walks around the town to appreciate the natural beauty of the area, especially the picturesque landscapes.
  • Cultural Exploration: Interact with locals to learn about their culture, traditions, and perhaps attend local festivals if any are taking place during your visit.

How To Reach

From Delhi Pipalkoti is around 444 km away from Delhi. You can drive via NH 334 and NH 7 or take a bus from Delhi to Rishikesh/Haridwar and then another bus to Pipalkoti.

From Rishikesh/Haridwar: Buses and taxis are available from Rishikesh or Haridwar to Pipalkoti. The road journey takes around 8-10 hours, depending on the mode of transport and road conditions.
Once you reach Pipalkoti, you can hire local taxis to travel within the town or to nearby attractions.

The nearest airport to Pipalkoti is the Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun, which is about 221 km away. From there, you can hire a taxi or use public transportation like buses to reach Pipalkoti.

The nearest railway station to Pipalkoti is Rishikesh Railway Station, approximately 209 km away. You can take a train to Rishikesh and then proceed by taxi or bus.

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