Almora Tourism - Almora Travel Guide

Almora is well known Hill Station situated at an altitude of 1,640 m above sea level and built on a horse shoe shaped ridge of a hill spread over 5 km in Uttarakhand India. The eastern part of this ridge is called Talifat whereas the western side is known as Selifat. Almora is known for its panoramic view of the Himalayas, cultural inheritance, outstanding beauty, delicious cuisines and exclusive handicrafts. On the east of the Almora is Pithoragarh, on the west is the Garhwal region, on the north is Bageshwar and on the south is Nainital.

Being one of the most important business hubs of Kumaon region, Almora Hill Station is visited by lots of tourists from India and abroad each year. Almora was urbanized in 1563 A.D. by Raja Balo Kalyan Chand, of the Chand dynasty. Later British maintained and developed the district. Almora attracted renowned Indian majesties such as Swami Vivekananda, Mahatma Gandhi, Ravindra Nath Tegore, Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru etc. Swami Vivekananda used this place to meditate himself.

Almora District has lots of famous places to visit which are considered to be the most important tourist places of the Kumaon region. Some of the Almora Points Of Interest are Nanda Devi temple, Golu Devta temple, Katarmal temple, Jageshwar and Kasar Devi temple and a very historic Sun temple make Almora a favorite destination to the pilgrims. There is Govind Ballabh Pant Museum where history lovers can entertain themselves with Apen folk paintings and other treasures. Himalaya's scenic beauty along with deodar and pine trees attracts nature lovers to Almora.

At a distance of 2 km from Almora, there is Bright End Corner, which is famous for the beautiful views of sunrise and sunset and attracts a lot of people. Having lots of shopping centers, Almora also includes a very old market which is almost 200 years old and known as Lala Bazaar. Almora's fortes are copper vessels and Angora cloth which is made from Angora rabbits. To reach Almora one can use all the three modes of transportation. Nearest airport is Pantnagar and nearest railway station is Kathgodam for reaching Almora.


About Almora

Almora District has lots of famous places to visit, considered to be the most important tourist places of the Kumaon region.

Sightseeings in Almora

Almora Points Of Interest are Nanda Devi temple, Golu Devta temple, Jageshwar and Kasar Devi temple and a very historic Sun temple etc.

Places to visit to see Almora

In East of Almora is Pithoragarh, on the west is the Garhwal region, on the north is Bageshwar and on the south is Nainital.

Hotels in Almora

Almora offers a fair variety of accommodation facilities, all kinds of hotels including budget hotels, luxury hotels, star hotels, etc.

Almora Transports

To reach Almora the three modes of transportation. The Nearest airport is Pantnagar and nearest railway station is Kathgodam.

Almora Images

To capture the moments, Himalaya's scenic beauty along with deodar and pine trees attracts nature lovers to Almora.

Car Rentals Services in Almora

Our taxi in Almora division offers car rental services in Almora and adjacent areas. We offer a wide range of taxi services.

Almora Location

Almora is well known Hill Station situated at an altitude of 1,640 m above sea level and built on a horse shoe shaped ridge of hills.