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Almora Tourist Places

 
 
Almora  or Almoda is an ancient city that dates back to almost 1568 AD.  If you are wondering where is almora on Uttarakhand map, then look for 29.37 degrees North latitude and 79.40 degrees East Longitude. Almora India is same as Uttarakhand Almora  and Almora Uttarakhand because Uttarakhand is a new province in India.

Almora town is small when compared to many other hill stations in the surrounding kumaon hills. Its hilly surroundings are filled with trees and shrubs of unsurpassed beauty. Trekking and hiking are favored options in this hill station as these adventure sports offer ample chance to savour Almora’s natural beauty. Two rivers, i.e., River Kosi and River Suyal add to the charm of this hill station. Over the past decade the population here has multiplied manifolds. Therefore, finding rooms in any hotel in Almora can be problematic if prior booking is not done. Hotels here offer local food varieties, which are worth a try. This hill station rarely sees its temperatures rising above 30 degrees Celsius.  For nature lovers, Kalimath offers panoramic view of the surroundings as does Simtola and Bright end corner. There is an animal park and State museum here too.

There are ancient Hindu temples like Katarmal Sun Temple, and Kasar Devi Temple, which have survived both Muslim invasion as well as subsequent British regime. There is a lot of information about Almora available on Internet now to plan customized visit to this hill station.
 
 

Almora Tourist Map


 
Facts About Almora
Area 3,082 km2
State Uttarakhand
Languages Hindi, Kumaoni
Best Time to Visit March - June
Nearest Railway Station Kathgodam
Nearest Airport Pantnagar
Famous Kasar Devi Temple, Binsar Temple, The Mall, Gobind Ballabh Pant Public Museum
STD Code 91-5962
 

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