Places to Visit in Almora

Places to Visit in Almora
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Places to visit in Almora – List of 14 Best Almora Tourist Places Attractions, Activities, Things to Do – Mohan Joshi Park, Simtola, Kalimath, Kasar Devi, Deer Park, Government Museum, Binsar, Baijnath, Gananath, Jageshwar, kausani, Katarmal Sun Temple, Pindari Glacier, Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary.

Traditionally known as a health resort, Almora has much more to offer than its excellent climate. Perched on a 5 km ridge, the hill station commands a majestic view of towering snow-clad Himalayan peaks. According to legend, the town of Almora has come up on the Kashaya Hill believed to have been the scenic abode of Lord Vishnu. Almora has long been a centre for woolen products and its shawl in particular, is famous in the region.

 

Tourist Places to Visit in Almora, Uttarakhand, India are:

Mohan Joshi Park

Tourist Places to Visit in Almora - Mohan Joshi Park

Mohan Joshi Park

A pretty picnic spot amidst gardens and a small ‘V’-shaped artificial lake.

 

 

 

 

Simtola

Tourist Places to Visit in Almora - Simtola

Simtola

3 km. A picturesque picnic spot with beautiful landscape.

 

 

 

 

 

Kalimath

Tourist Places to Visit in Almora - Kalimath

Kalimath

6 km. Offers a panoramic view of Almora town and countryside.

 

 

 

 

Kasar Devi

Tourist Places to Visit in Almora - Kasar Devi

Kasar Devi

5.8 km. The place is known and reversed for its temple of the same.

 

 

 

 

 

Deer Park

Tourist Places to Visit in Almora - Deer Park

Deer Park

3 km. A famous tourist spot.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MUSEUM & ART GALLERY

Government Museum, Bus Station

 

Tourist Places to Visit near Almora

Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary

Tourist Places to visit in Almora - Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary

Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary

30 km. An idyllic holiday resort at an altitude of 2,412 m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Baijnath

Tourist Places to Visit in Almora - Baijnath

Baijnath

71 km. A historical site,altitude,1125 m known for its ancient temples dating to 12th and 13th century.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gananath

Tourist Places to Visit in Almora - Gananath

Gananath

47 km. Has a natural scenic setting and is known for its Shiva temple and caves.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jageshwar Jyotirlinga

Tourist Places to Visit in Almora - Jageshwar Jyotirlinga

Jageshwar Jyotirlinga

34 km. Situated in an attractive wooded valley and is reputed for the temples of Lord Jageshwar. It is also believed to be one of the Jyotirlingas. It is top in the list of tourist places to visit in Almora among Hindu Pilgrimage.

 

 

 

 

 

Kausani

Tourist Places to Visit in Almora - Kausani

Kausani

52 km. A hill resort at an altitude of 1,890 m.It commands a majestic view of the Himalayas.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Katarmal Sun Temple

Tourist Places to Visit in Almora - Katarmal Sun Temple

Katarmal Sun Temple

17 km. Famous for its 800 year old Sun temple. It is top in the list of tourist places to visit in Almora.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pindari Glacier

Tourist Places to Visit in Almora - Pindari Glacier

Pindari Glacier

It is a 58 km trek amidst forested glades and mountain routes.It is the most accessible glacier in the Kumaon region and measures 3 km in length and 0.25 km in breadth. Pindari Glacier is top in the list of tourist places to visit in Almora.

 

 

 

 

 

More Tourist Places to Visit in Uttarakhand

PLACES OF WORSHIP

CHRISTIAN
Methodist Church, Anglican Church
HINDU

Nanda Devi temple, Tripura Sundari temple. Raghunath temple, Mahabir temple, Manohar temple.
MUSLIM
Jama Masjid at Karlhana Baza

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

Area                          11.9 sq. km.
Altitude                     1646 m
Temperature               Max          Min
Summer                     29.4C       4.4C
Winter                        8.5C         1.8C
Rainfall                      82.2 cm
Season                       April to June and September to October
Clothing
Summer        
              Cotton & Light Woolen
Winter                       Heavy Woolens

 

How to Reach Almora

Air

The nearest airport is Pantnagar 127 km away.
Rail

Kathgodam 91 km is the nearest railway station. Kathgodam has direct rail connections to Delhi, Lucknow and Howrah.
Road

Almora is connected by good motorable roads to many places.
Road Distance

Nainital 65 km.
Delhi 373 km.
Kausani 52 km.
Pithoragarh 116 km.

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