Almora is a hill station of Uttarakhand state and located in the Kumaon region. Almora is known as the cultural capital of Kumaon. The hill station is situated at an average elevation of 1638 metres above the sea level. Almora is a hill area like Nainital and Shimla and developed by the Kumaoni people. The place is surrounded by the thick forest of fir and pine trees. Almora is also known the town of temples. It is famous for 13th century temples. The place is famous for its beauty, rich cultural, Panoromic view of the Himalayas, uniq handicrafts and delicious cuisines. Almora city has several shopping centers and has 200 year old Lala Bazaar famous in the city and another popular for Angora clothes. Almora has offered beautiful sunrise and sunset at Bright End Corner, Which is 2 km from Almora. Nanda Devi temple and Chitai Golu Devta Temple are famous in Almora. This beautiful town was founded in 1568. Almora offered lots of attractions. It contains a museum that is the store houseof Information about the cultural of Kumaon. Swami vivekanand gave famous lectures here. Almora is a beautiful destination attract the tourist for visit with great memories.
Nature Walk: The natural beauty of Almora offered a glorious view and walk to nearby villages and hiking are popular at Almora.
Best Time for the trek
Winter season: November is the beginning month of winter to till the month of february. During the Winter season December and January is the freezing months. Winter is extremely cool and the tempreature fall down as low as -3 degree.
Summer season: The Summer season starts from April to till the month of July. During the summer season the minimum temperature is 12 degree and maximum temprature is rise up to 28 degree. Days are quite hot but nights are relaxing and cool in Almora.
Monsoon season: Rainfall starts from August and upto October. The rain makes almora beautiful and attractive with greenery. March to june is the goodtime for outing in Almora.
Binsar wildlife sanctuary: The place established as a forest reserve in 1988 with an altitude of 900 to 2500 metres. The forest has special type of oak tree and resident of 200 species of birds.
Kasar devi temple: This temple is one of the most popular temple in Almora and dedicated to Goddess of Kasar Devi. The devotees that visit the temple during special annual festival. The temple become famous after Swami Vivekanand visited the place.
Katarmal Sun Temple: This is the second famous temple in Almora and located about 7 km away from the city. This temple is 800 year old and bulit by the Katyuri Kings.
Martola: Martola is a popular tourist destination. It is famous for its gardens and picturesque location. It is situated at a distance of 10 km from Almora.
Kalimut: This place is famous for a picnic spot which is located 3 km away from the Almora. Kalimat heaving a temple dedicated to Goddess Kali.
Bright End corner: This place is famous for its sunset and sunrise views with picturesque Himalayan peaks. It is situated at a distance of 2 km from Almora. Vivekanand Memorial is famous here where the Swami Vivekanand had stoped while the journey of Himalayan.
Deer park: This park is situated at a distance of 3 km from Almora. You can see various species of Himalayan animals at this park.
Simtola: Simtola is situated at a distance of 3 km from Almora. It is the perfact location for camping and picnic surrounding with pine and Deodar thick forest and offered the amzing view of himalayan.
Golu Devta Temple: Golu Devta Temple is famous in Almora. It is located at a distance of 8 km from Almora. Golu Devta Temple is reputed to make every wish come true.
Gobind Ballabh Pant Public Museum: The museum is visited only a 6 days in a week and visiting time from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm. Museum is close on Monday.
Katarmal Sun Temple: This temple is second most important temple of God Sun in India and first is Konark in Orissa. It is believed that this temple is oldest about 800 year located in Almora. It is situated at a distance of 7 km from Almora.
Markets Of Almora: Lala Bazaar, Malli Bazaar, Karkhana bazaar and Thana Bazaar are the main markets of Almora. You can get all necessery thing here.
Binsar: Binsar is a small town and located at a dsitance of 31 km from Almra. Bineshwar Temple is the major attraction of Binsar and the temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is situated at an elevation of 2412 meters above the sea level. This temple is built by king Kalyan of the chand Dynasty.
Someshwar: Someshwar is located at a distance of 35 km from Almora. Someshwar temple is most popular in Shomeshwar village and gets its name from temple. This temple is built by Raja Som Chand.
Ranikhet: Ranikhet is a beautiful town and known as the "Queen's Meadow" or "Queen's Field". Ranikhet is a beautiful hill station located in Almora District. It is home of Kumaon and Naga Regiment of Indian Army. It is situated at a distance of 46 km from Almora with at an elevation of 1896 meters above the sea level.
Nainital: Nanital is a most visited tourist destination and popular among the tourist. It is situated at a distance of 68 km from Almora. Nanital is famous for its Naini Lake. It's offered many lakes located nainital like Bhimtal, Naukuchiatal, Sattal and Khurpatal but Naini tal is most poupuar among the tourist becaues of Shikara colourfull boats. It is a ideal location for Family and Friends.
Gananth: Gananath is famous for the temple of Lord Shiva. It is just 47 km from Almora. There are many natural caves that was used ancient time for stay.
Kausani: Kausani is a popular hill station and Situated at a distance of 47 km from Almora. It is located at en elevation og 1890 meters above the sea level. The Great poet writer Sumitra nandan Pant was born in Kausani. Mhatma Gandi was visited Kausani in 1929. This Beautiful Hill Station is surrounding with lush Green thick forest.
Mukteshwar: Mukteshwar Village got its name from Mukteshwar Dham. Mukteshwar Dham is a oldest Temple about 300 year of Lord Shiva. It is situated at a distance of 76 km from Almora. This temple is located on the top of the hill.
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By Air: Pant Nagar Airport is the nearest airport to Almora. It is situated at a distance of 11 km from Almora. Pantnagar is well connected to Delhi With daily flights. Taxis and Buses are easily available from The airport to Almora.
By Road: Almora is well conected by motorable roads with major destination of Northern india. Buses are easily available From ISBT Anand vihar to Almora. The distance from Delhi to Almora is 365 km. The distance can be easily covered within 9 to 10 hours.
By Train: Kathgodam is the nearest railhead to Almora and situated at a distanec of 83 km from Almora. The Railway station is well conected to major Railway Networks with major destination like- Delhi, Lucknow, Kolkata etc. Taxis and Buses are easily available to Railway station to Almora.
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