The Purnagiri temple is located at about 20 Kms from Tanakpur which is the nearest town from Purnagiri.
Tanakpur,a town under the Champawat district,is among one of the few places in Uttrakhand which has direct rail connectivity with Bareilly. Tankapur is also well connected with road to different parts of Kumaon as well as other parts of the Uttaranchal and other states. Regular bus service ply from Tanakpur to Delhi, Nainital, Haldwani, Bareilly etc.
From Tanakpur,there is a motorable road till the Thulligad which is located at about 14 Kms from Tanankpur. Different types of public transport are available from Tanakpur to Thulligad. From Thulligad the road for reaching upto Tunyas is under construction. People go on foot from Thulligad to Purnagiri temple.
From Thulligad people walk on foot to reach the Hanuman Chatti. The south - western part of 'Punya Parvat'(Purna giri) can be seen from this place. Various temporary shops and huts are present on the road from Hanuman Chatti till Tunyas. On the way there are various dharamshalas and hotels etc where people can have rest for few hours, get fresh and can have snacks or meals.
From Tunyas,the Maa Purnagiri temple is about 3 Kms. Form here after walking some distance the "Baans Ki Chadai" starts which is now made convenient by the stairs and iron railing.
It is not advisable to visit here during rainy season as there are frequent landslides in the hills and the path to temple is not well maintained during this season.
Facilities: During the chaitra navratra mela, basic amenities like medicines,hospital,telephone etc are available. The nearest petrol pump is in Tanakpur, 20 Km from here.
Climate: Cold in winters, Pleasant in Summers.
Clothing: Summer cottons, Winter Heavy Woollens.
Season: Round the year.
Language: Kumaoni, Hindi.
Air: Nearest Air port is Pant Nagar, 121 kms. (via Khatima Nanakmatta)
Rail: Nearest Railhead is Tanakpur, 20 Kms.
Road: Motorable road exists upto Thuligad, 14 Kms. from Tanakpur. Thereafter, the road is under construction upto Tunyas (Kms.). From here, a 3 Kms. trek leads to Purnagiri.