Tanakpur is a quiet small town located in Champawat district of Uttarakhand state, This place is situated on the banks of the Sharda river in Kumaon area. The Indo-Nepal border from Tanakpur is just 3 km away. Tanakpur is about 256 meters above sea level, Tanakpur district headquarters is 73 km away from Champawat. This place is also the first point of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra. 27 km from Tanakpur is a beautiful lake, known as Shyamlatal, this lake attracts tourists very much. 22 km from Tanakpur is a famous Purnagiri temple, which is one of the 108 Siddha Peeths, thousands of tourists come here for darshan. Here is a famous temple of Panchmukhi Mahadev ji, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva, here is the statue of Lord Shiva with Panchmukhi or five-face. Most Hindi and Kumauni languages are spoken here.

Tanakpur is a quiet and small town on the banks of the Sarda river in Uttarakhand state. A beautiful Shyamlatal natural lake is 27 km from the city of Tanakpur, which attracts tourists. 22 km from Tanakpur is a famous Purnagiri temple, which is one of the 108 Siddha Peeths. There is a place like Panchmukhi Mahadev, Sharda Ghat and Methodist Church in Tanakpur,

Best Time To Visit

The best time to visit Tanakpur is between October to April. Travelling here in these months is the best and enjoyable. During the winter season, the weather of here is cold. Due to snowfall on the surrounding hills in the winter season, the temperature of here goes down very much. Due to the cold weather of winter, woollen clothing is required here. Due to heavy rains in the rainy season, it is a bit difficult to travel of here because of heavy rains threatening landslides. The temperature of here between from 5°C to 15°C in the winter season and the temperature in the summer season is between 25°C to 35°C.

How To Reach

By Air

The nearest airport of Tanakpur is Pantnagar, which is about 98 km from Tanakpur.

By Train

Tanakpur has its own railway station Tanakpur, which is connected to the major cities of Uttarakhand.


Shopping in Tanakpur is a different joy, After some good sightseeing and other activities, go to the market for shopping here, search many kinds of important gifts from shops for yourself in Tanakpur markets. Buy souvenirs and extra gifts for yourself and your friends and families; There are various types of shops for shopping in Tanakpur; Tanakpur is one of the most famous activities in shopping


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