Almora - cultural heart of the kumaon
Almora is a hill district in the region of Uttaranchal situated at an altitude of 5900ft. This hill district was founded by Raja Kalyan of Chand Dynasty in1560 AD. Here you will find blend of mountain beauty,sanctified spots, scenic valleys, crystal lakes, thickly wooded forests. Enjoy Almora hill station tours and make your trip memorable and remarkable.
Prime attractions of Almora
Bright End Corner :
This is 2 km from Almora. Tourist come here regularly because at this place you can see the point where the sunrise and the sunset can be seen through the Himalayan Peaks. Then there is Vivekanand Library if you are interested in reading literature.
This is 4.5 kms from Almora, a picnic spot that gives you a lovely view of the Himalayan Peaks.
This is 3 kms from Almora Simtola, a picnic spot from where you can view the beautiful mountains covered with pine and deodar trees.
Chitai Temple :
This temple is dedicated to Lord Golu. This temple is 8 kms away surrpunded bybeautiful pine forest from where you can take picturesque view of Himalaya.
This is 800-year old Sun Temple important after the Sun Temple of Konark in Orissa, 7 kms away from Almora this historical important temple is an example of intricate sculpturing.
This is temple of Shiva who is called Bineshwar, is 30 kms from Almora. This temple was constructed by King Kalyan of the Chand Dynasty. By Visiting this temple you will find peace of mind.
this place has lot of mythological importance having more than 164 temples mostly of Shiva.
Nanda Devi Temple:
This 1000-year old temple is one of the main attractions of Almora. The walls of this temple is carved. This is favourite with nature lovers.
Kasar Devi :
This temple is near Kalimutt. This ancient temple was builts on mountain peak in the second century.
Kumaon (Uttar Pradesh).
Main Attraction :
Nanda Devi Temple.
Best Time :
April to June and September to November.