(3) is best bet. road is bad only from ghat till pitoragarh. For 1, 2 you'll see bad road starting from tanakpur till pitoragarh and frequent traffic jam because of road widening work.Out of these three, which one will I choose? --
which route will take less time?
(3) Delhi - Moradabad bypass - bazpur - kaladhungi - nainital - almora - jageshwar - danya - ghat - pithoragarh - dharchula