Dharchula, on the banks of the River Kali, is almost 100 km from
. At an elevation of 915 m, Dharchula is an important camp along the
, Chhota Kailash and Narayan Ashram route. Dharchula is famous for its wool and woolen products.
The nearest airport to Dharchula is Naini Saini, about 96 kms from Pithoragarh and the nearest railhead is
Tanakpur, 247 kms from Pithoragarh. The easiest acess is through road as Dharchula is well linked to the state highway.