Ascot Sanctury
Accessibility
Air : The nearest airport is Pant Nagar, Nainital (305 km).
Rail : The nearest railhead is Tanakpur, 204 km.
Road Askot is accessible by road via Tanakpur - Pithoragarh or via Haldwani - Almora. Askot is 54 km from Pithoragarh.
Info Centre
For Reservations Contact:
Divisional Forest Officer, Pithoragarh.
Tel: 22234.
Askot Sanctuary
Monal


Pithoragarh, the picturesque hill district of Uttaranchal Pradesh, houses amidst its greens, the Askot Sanctuary, which adds more dazzle to its already splendid beauty. Lying in the lap of Kumaon Himalayas at a height of 5412 ft, snow-capped mountain peaks and fine temples are an integral part of Pithoragarh. The highlights of the sanctuary are snow leopards, Himalayan black bears, musk deers, snow cocks, tahra, bharals, monals, chirs, koklas, pheasants and chukors.

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