Almora is the most popular hill station of Uttarakhand state. It is the cultural capital of Kumoun region. This island of peace on a 5 km mountain range situated at an altitude of 1650 meters above sea level is in the shape of a horse shoe.
It is a myth that Almora is discovered by British. Almora was the seat of power of the Chand Dynasty. Chand Dynasty ruled the Kumoun for approximately a millennium. Almora has maintained the same old tradition, which can be seen in the construction of the houses and in the roads made out of slate stone.
On your Almora tours you can see the the forts, the historical monuments and the royal courts which are still present here in Almora. These forts, monuments, royal courts and ancient temples are the main attraction of Almora. You can find here two rivers named Kaushik (koshi) and Shalmali (Suyal), which encircle the town, overlooking the snow capped peaks of the Himalayas.
Almora Tour provides you incredible places to see in and around Almora. Almora religious tour offers you ancient temples and shrines visit, some of which are more than 6000 years old.
Almora is one of the best travel destinations of India. On your Almora Tour you can enjoy cloudy mountains, green valleys, fruit-laden orchards, smiling faces and countless sanctuary and much more.
A picture perfect tourist destination at lofty heights and the salubrious environment make Almora a traveler’s paradise!
A must buy is the local Kumaoni Sweet named Singori and Bal Mithai.
How to Reach:
You can reach Almora by Air, Rail or Road.
Air: The nearest airport is Pant Nagar in Uttaranchal which is 127kms far from Almora.
Rail: The nearest railway station is kathgodam (90 KMs)
Road: Almora is well connected by roads with the major north Indian cities. Delhi (380kms), Pithoragarh (122kms), Nainital (66KMs.)
Private Taxis ands jeeps are also available for local transport.
Where to Stay:
There are many hotels and resorts available in Almora to stay. Some of best hotels in Almora are:
What to See:
There are many tourist attractions in Almora. Chitai Devi Temple is famous temple of Almora. Exept it you can also see Deer Park, public museum Etc. Some other places to see in Almora is given below:
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