One among the major tourist destinations in Uttarakhand, Didihat is located 64 km away from Dharchula. The diversity of flora and fauna in this region is imposing. The entire region is enclosed with deep green ridge. Witnessing the Panchachuli Peaks from any corner of the vicinity is breathtaking. Being the ancient kingdom of Katyur Dynasty, Askot is a popular tourist spot in this area. The remains of many historical forts are also found here. The Malika Arjun Temple and the Ashram of Swami Narayan are major religious spots in Didihat.
At a distance of 54 kms from Pithoragarh, Ashot was the ancient kingdom of Katyur Dynasty. There is a palace of the last Katyuri king. The name has been derived from the word-Asi-Kot, that Is 80 forts. There are remains of the the ancient forts all over the area. The area is rich for its sal. Oak and pine forests and numerous waterfalls. The Malika Arjun Temple and the Ashram of Swami Narayan are the other places of the attraction.
This place is home of God Malaynath. Shirakote provide attractive view of lush green valley and Himalayan peaks. Thal and
Ek Hathia Deval :
25 kms from Didihat on way to Chaukorl stands the famous and historic temple of Lord Shiva. 5 kms from Chaukori, Thal and Ek Hathia Deval are famous for their scenic beauty.
Rail: Nearest railhead - Tanahpur 206 kms.
Road : Didihat is well connected with road network.