Tanakpur is a town and situated in Champawat district of Uttarakhanad. The town is located at an elevation of 837 ft above the sea level. Tanakpur Town is lies on the river of Sharda River and has set up a Hydro Power Station is located on Sharda River at Banbasa producing 120 MW power. located on the Indo -Nepal Border. Tanakpur is a business town and well connected by the motorable road with Major Transports Facilities.
Purnagiri temple is located near the town and attract thousands of Devotee every year. Tanakpur is a business town of Kumaon Region. The town tanakpur is well connected with transportation Facilities. Busea are easily available to Delhi and other destination of Uttarakhanad. Tanakpur is situated at a distance of 3 km form Indo-Nepal border. The Town is the first point of Kailash Mansarover Pilgrimage amd last plain area on the road to Kumaon zone of Uttarakhand. Every yera 25 lakh people visit in Tanakpur. Tanakpur has own Railway station. Tanakpur is very impotrant on the security because of nearest to the Indo Nepal Border.
Summer Season: April is the starting month of Summer in tanakpur to till the month of June. The maximum temprature in Tanakpur is 30 degree and minimum temprature is 20 degtee. Summer of Tanakpur are modirate.
Winter Season: October is the beginning month of winter in Tanakpur to till the month of February. During the winter season you can carry woolen clothes because of the maximun temprature is 15 degree and minimum temprature is 4 degree.
Monsoon Season: The month of July, August and September is the Monsoon months. Tanakpur received rainfall during the monsoon season. Rain bring freshness here.
Purnagiri Temple: Purnagiri Temple is situated 21 km from Tanakpur. The temple is known as a shakti peeths and this shakti peeths is one of the 108 peeths. You can take an easy treak of 3 km from Tunyas to the temple. It is believe that this was the place where the part of sati body fell down are known as Shakti Peetha. During the Navratri the temple is full of Devotees.
The temple Purnagiri is famous among the devotees.
Shyamlatal: Shyamla tal is a beautifull lake located at a distance of 30 km from Tanakpur. The Lake is get its name of Lord Krishna. The blackish color of lake is due to its muddy water. The lake is situated at an elevation of 1500 mts above the sea level. This lake is covered an area of more than 1.5 sq km. Swami Vivekanand Ashram is located on the bank of Shyamaltal and surrounding with greenery and peaceful environment.
Tanakpur Railway Station: Tanakpur is a small railway Station that connected to Champawat district of Uttarakhand. Tanakpur is the first point to received the pilgrimages yearly of Kailash and Mansarover. Tanakpur railway station has to be help of the tourist coming to Champawat, Munsiyari, lohaghat etc. Situated at a distance of 1.5 km from the Tanakpur town.
Sharda Ghat: Sharda Ghat is located near Tanakpur Bus Stand and famous as the Maa purnagiri Ghat. Sharda gaht is visited by large number of Devotees. Many devotees can reach here to bathe in Sharda River. The ghat is also used for Performing many Hindus Rituals practices and Ceremonies.
Khatima: Khatima is one of the most important town of Udhan Sing district. The town is known as a business hub of Kumaon region. Khatima is well connected by major transportation facalities with major destination of north india.
Panchmukhi Mahadev Temple: Panchmukhi Mahadev temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. In This temple the idol of lord Shiva in the form of Five Faces. The temple is visited by devotees during the month of Shavan month and day of shivratri.
Banbasa Range: Situated at a distance of 14.7 km from Tanakpur. Banbasa is a Barrage built in the river Sharda and a park is located here people can enjoy the picnic. There an old Dak Bunglow constructed by the Britishers in 1923. It is situated on th eKhatima - Tanakpur Road.
Nanakmatta: one of the important Sikh Pilgrim center which lies on the bank of Saryu River. It is believed that Guru Nanak, the first guru of Sikhs visited this place to Mediate, Every year thousand of the devotees visit this palce. The Near By the area of Nanakmatta Dam is perfect for angling and Picnicking. Situated at a distance of 39 km from Tanakpur.
Champawat: The charming town is famous for its Ancient temples like Baleshwar Temple, Nagnath Temple and Kranteshwar Temple. Situated at a distance of 79 km from Tanakpur at an elevation of 1670 mts above the sea level. Offered the novel views of the Varied Flora and Fauna. Surrounding with Teak, Babool, Eucalyptus, Sagon, Bail and Jamun Trees are found here.
Khatima: Situated in Udham singh Nagar District of Uttarakhand and well connected by major transportation facilities with popular destination of North India. The temprature is hot and Humid in summer. Khatima was previously Known as Tharwat which mean home of the Tharu Tribe, Situated at a distance of 23 km from Tanakpur.
Lohaghat: Lohaghat holdes great Historical and Mythological Importance and a popular destination in the Kumaon Region. Situated at a distance of 73 kms from Tanakpur at an elevation of 1745 mts above the sea level and lies on the bank of Lohawati River.
Meetha Reetha Sahib: Meetha Reetha Sahib is an important sikh Pilgrimage spot lies on the confluence of Lodhiya and Ratiya Rivers. There are trees of Reetha in the Gurudwara premise, have become sweet due to the miraculous touch of the guru and serves as the prasad in Reetha Sahib Gurudwara.
Abbot Mount: Abbot Mount is a charming hill station situated at a distance of 82 kms from Tanakpur at an elevation of 2018 mts above the sea level. During the winter season Abbott mount converted into white sheet of snow. Offered the enchanting views of the snow capped himalayan and located far from the hustal and bustal of the city. There are only 13 secluded cottages spread over this hills.
Pithoragarh: Devotees starts their journey to the holiest shrine of Mansaraover and Kailash. situated at a distance of 134 kms from Tanakpur at an elevation of 1650 mts above the sea level. Pithoragarh is surrounding by the nepal to the east and Tibet to the north. Holdes a historical importance among the Devotees.
Shyamlatal: It is a beautiful dark colour little lake got its name for Shyaam means dark. On the bank of Shyamlatal there are famous Swami Vivekanand Ashram is located. It is a charming water lake situtaed at a distance of 30 km from Tanakpur.
By Air: Panthnagar Airport is the nearest Airopt to Tanakpur and situated at a distance of 98 km from naintal. Taxis are easily available to Tanakpur from Pantnagar Airport. Tanakpur is well connected by motorable road with Panthnagar. The airport is well connected to Delhi with daily flights.
By Train: Tanakpur is contain its own Railhead and major Railway network of India. Trains are available to Tanakpor from Delhi.
By Road: Buses are easily available from ISBT Ananad Vihar to Tanakpur. Tanakpur is well connected by motorable road with major destination of Uttarakhand and north india. Taxis and Buses are easily available to Tanakpur from major destination of India.
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