(Last Updated on : 11-04-2019)
Saur Valley is located in the Pithoragarh District
. This small valley is 8 km in height and 5 km in width, resembles the Kashmir Valley
. Pithoragarh town, the headquarters of the district
, is situated in this valley
. Saur Valley with an elevation of 1650 meters is encompassed by beautiful mountains
. This valley provides the astounding views of vast snow range across Trishuli, Nanda Devi
, Panchchuli Group
, and Api of Nepal from the place named Chandak, which is located on a nearby 2000 meters hill
. An annual fair
is held near Chandak.
Historical Significance of Saur Valley
According to the historians
, Saur was ruled by Katyuri Kings; some of the forts
constructed by them are still present in some regions near this valley, for example Ajayemerukot, Unchakot, Bhatkot, Bailerkot, Udaypurkot, Dumrakot, Sahajkot, Bamuakot, Dewarkot and Dunikot.
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