Shaktigarh is a town located in Uttarakhand in the Udham Singh Nagar district. The town is located 43 km away from the district headquarters Rudrapur. Agriculture provides the main source of employment to residents who number about 5000. The agriculture industry provides the largest source of income to Shaktigarh. Along with agro industries, many automobile industries are also being set up here.
Places to Stay
There are no hotels in Shaktigarh but local home stays can be found. Some lodging options in the nearby city of Rudrapur (43 km from Shaktigarh) are Hotel Uday Residency (Tariff – Rs. 2000) and Hotel Good Times (Tariff – Rs. 900)
The official language of Shaktigarh is Hindi.
The important festivals are the Basant Panchami (Jasnuary-February) and the Ganga Dussehra (May-June) which is held annually.
Places of Interest
There are a few places of tourist attraction Shaktigarh. They are Nainital (80 km) and Gurdwara Sri Nanak Matta Sahib (23 km)
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Shaktigarh is the Pantnagar Airport. It is located about 46 km away.
The closest rail head is at Rudrapur (43 km). The town is well connected to Nainital (80 km), Moradabad (112 km), Lucknow (311 km), Dehradun (287 km) and Delhi (303 km).
There are daily bus services to Delhi, Moradabad and Jaipur (515 km from Shaktigarh). City Heart Travels, Delhi Tours and Travels and Kings Holiday Tours are reliable bus operators in this region. TicketGoose.com offers online bus booking in India to travellers visiting more than 4,000 destinations.