Askot Musk Deer Sanctuary, Pithoragarh

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7:47 AM

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Current temprature- 28.28, Minimum - 21.17, Maximun - 28.28
light rain with humidity 77% and Wind speed of 0.81 mph.

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Askot Musk Deer Sanctuary
Askot Musk Deer Sanctuary is situated 54 km. from Pithoragarh. It occupies about 600 It is the favorite destination for nature-lovers. Leopard, brown bear, snow cocks, musk dears and many other animals may be seen in the Sanctuary. If you are a lover of flora and fauna, you can find a lot of fun at this place. Also, at Askot, there are ruins of forts from the Chand rulers.

Type of spot: Flora, Fauna, Sanctuary, Wildlife
Timings: 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Days opened: All days of the week
Time Required To Visit: 3 – 4 hours

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Airways: There are no direct flights to the city. The nearest airport is situated in Dehra Dun, which is situated 223 km. away from the city.
Train Routs: There are no direct trains to the town. The nearest train station is at Tanakpur, which is situated 115 km. away. The other option is the train station at Banbasa, which is 124 km. away from Pithoragarh.
There are regular buses to the town from all major cities. From Delhi, There are three possible root
1. through Haldwani and by taxi, Pass through Almora
2. The second option is the bus through Tanakpur. This is a direct bus line to Pithoragarh, however the road is not so good
3. The third option is from New Delhi through Bazpur, Nainital, Almora to Pithoragarh.

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