Askote Tourism

Askot or Askote (Hindi: असकोट) is a small Himalayan town in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand in India. It is the part of Kanalichhina development Block and Didihat Tehsil. The place is also famous for the Askot Musk Deer Sanctuary dedicated to the conservation of Musk deer. Askot lies midway between Pithoragarh to Dharchula road and located on a ridge. 'Kailash-Mansarovar Pilgrimage route from Delhi - Kathgodam - Didihat - Dharchula, passes through Askot. Historically, the area has been ruled by the Doti Kings of Nepal, Katyuri, Rajbars, Chand, Gorkha and British rulers, though Rajbars continue to be its ceremonial Head. Van Rawats - an endangered tribe of Uttaranchal, inhabits around this area.


This is a comprehensive travel guide for Askote in India. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Askote like a local. The nearest major city to Askote is Nainital. Nainital, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Naini Lake, High Altitude Zoo, Eco Cave Gardens. Tour packages of Askote are of 1 to 2 days duration.

Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Askote.