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Almora Hill Station

Almora is one of the most staggering districts of Kumaon. Supported in the wild of Himalayan reaches, the rambling town of Almora molded like a steed shoe is a slope station that brags of a pre-British legacy and an idyllic vibe. Renowned for its rich social legacy, remarkable painstaking work, luxurious food, and eminent natural life, combined with a simple openness,

Almora guarantees its voyagers visit brimming with fun and life-changing minutes. This agrarian town has two noteworthy waterways Koshi (Kaushaki) and Suyal (Salmali) coursing through it. “The captivating wonders of the Himalayas, their supporting atmosphere, and the relieving green that envelopes you leave nothing more to be wanted.

History of Almora Town

The historical backdrop of this hill destination starts with its gift by the Katyuri King to the first Chand ruler, and a Gujarati Brahmin named Sri Chand Tiwari. From that point forward, the spot has been as quiet as Nature could keep it. Looks at its way of life are reflected in the customs, celebrations, crafted works and food, where everything is by all accounts motivated from the grandness and effortlessness of the encompassing hills.

Places to visit in Almora

Rudreshwar Mahadev Temple

Rudreshwar Mahadev Temple is committed to Lord Shiva, and it is arranged at Sanana on Bhikiyasain-Chaukhutia Road along the banks of Ram Ganga River. This is one of the noteworthy sanctuaries of Lord Shiva in the Kumaon area.

Deer Park

The Deer Park arranged at Narayan Tiwari Dewai around 3 km from Almora. Rich green trees of pine encompass the recreation centre and oak that means its regular gloriousness.


Simtola is a popular cookout spot opposite to a horseshoe edge, which offers an all-encompassing perspective on the delicious territories and the close-by hazy valleys.

Govind Vallabh Pant Public Museum

Pandit Govind Vallabh Pant Museum is situated on Mall Road in Almora city. This historical centre was worked in 1980 to respect the significant endeavours of the incredible opportunity warrior Pandit Govind Vallabh Pant in Uttarakhand’s advancement.

Bright End Corner

Bright End Corner is a grand spot arranged at an ideal separation of 2 km from the beauteous Almora area of Uttarakhand. This characteristic heaven offers a hypnotizing perspective on the sunset and daybreak playing find the stowaway with the cold pinnacles.

Things to do in Almora


Trekking can be a great experience in Almora.  You can take the lofty 3kms trek up from Ranikhet Road. Here you will find the Govind Vallabh Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development. From here, Katarmal is another 1km trek. Over the valley, you can watch the 900-year-old Bara Aditya Temple, which is the main Surya Temple in Kumaon. The genuine trekkers can attempt Almora – Jageshwar trek. This low-elevation trek takes you through lovely terraced fields and backwoods into enchanting Kumaoni towns. The trek is around 41 km long and can be canvassed in four days.

Bird Watching

Almora (7000+ ft. asl) is a Himalayan Hamlet in Kumaon at 68 km from Almora and 370 km from Delhi. Binsar is a high height asylum arranged at 22 km from Almora. Binsar has been proclaimed an Important Bird Area by Birdlife International with more than 200 species including Tits, Nuthatches, Forktails, Blackbirds, Parakeets, Laughing thrush, Magpies, Kalij Pheasant, Monal, Koklass, falcons, Woodpeckers, and scope of others found here. There is a number of resorts around Binsar that encourage Bird viewing in the zone.

Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking can also be a good adventure on the thrilling track from Kasar Devi, Army Cantt, or go downhill towards the Kosi river.

Best time to visit Almora

Almora, the late spring capital of the Chand Kings of Kumaon, is best when visited throughout the spring-summer season, i.e. between March and May. During this time, the atmosphere is with the end goal that it accommodates a wonderful relief from the singing warmth that different conditions of the nation experience.

It is additionally a decent time for outside and experience exercises like trekking and climbing. Almora sees an enormous number of trekkers joining experience clubs and setting out on an energizing undertaking through the grand environment.

How to reach Almora

Almora is well connected with the Kathgodam. All the transportation is easily available to Almora.

By Air

Pantnagar is the nearest airport from where Almora is 120 Km away.

By Rail

To travel Almora Trains are easily available, the nearest available railway station (87 Km away) is Kathgodam and connected to Delhi, Lucknow, and Kolkata.

By Road

Lucknow, Dehradun, Nainital, Delhi, Bareilly, Kathgodam, Pithoragarh, Hardware, and Haldwani is well connected for a road trip to Almora.

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