Best time to visit:- April to June & September to November


“Almora” is located in the beautiful region of Kumaun.The exceptional beauty of the town attracts thousands of sightseers from far and wide. It is believed that Almora district came into existence since the Vedic periods. The beautiful city is also very popular as the town of temples. It features a most revered shrine of Goddess Nanda Devi in the middle of the district. The ice covered peaks in Almora presents the perfect scene to the viewers to take natural photographs. The beautiful river Koshi passes noiselessly from the back side of the town which maximizes its attractiveness. It is a magnificent sport for tourists to visit and to know more about the area. The town is elevated at an altitude of 1650 meters above the sea level.

Weather Details :

Summer:   21 Degree Celsius
Winter:   06 Degree Celsius
Monsoon:   14 Degree Celsius

Main Attractions: -

GovindVallabh Pant Museum in Almora: This is one of the tourist destinations in Almora city situated closer to the Almora bus stand. The Pant museum attracts many people who visit to Almora. The museum equips historical and archeology related items which also draws the minds of the tourists in large. This is the only museum locate in Almora which going to be a must visit for tourists with the passage of time.

Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary in Almora: It varies between 900 to 2500 meters with its highest point being ‘Zero Point’ that offers some great views of the nearby peaks. The forest was established for the conservation of a special type of Oak called the shrinking broad leaf oak and houses over 200 species of resident and migratory birds.

Kasar Devi Temple in Almora: Is believed to date back till the 2nd century AD and is dedicated to Kasar Devi. The temple is located at an average elevation of 2,100 meters above sea level and is popular among most hikers as it offers scenic views of the surroundings. The spot itself is situated amidst thick covers of Pine and deodar forests and that is a home to various species of birds.

Kumaon Regimental Centre Museum in Almora: Is located uphill from the mall road in Almora and was established in 1970’s. The museum is known for various war treasures and weapons recovered during the various wars like World War II and the 1962 war with china. The chief purpose of the museum’s establishment was to pay respect to the brave soldiers and to protect the culture of the Kumaon region.

Martola in Almora: Located amidst lush green forests at a distance of 10 kilometers from Almora, it is a popular tourist destination. Martola known for its gardens and is a home to various tourists who chose to settle here because of the picturesque locations that can be seen here. The town is located 520 meters above sea level with the backdrop of the great Himalayas.

Kalimut in Almora: Is a picnic spot which is located 3 kilometers away and is located between pine and fir trees. The place was formerly a diamond mine and is a granite hill. The small village town is located at the end of the horseshoe ridge and is known for its serene and picturesque surroundings and is one of the best places to visit with family or friends.

Katarmal Sun Temple in Almora: Located 16 kilometers away from the town of Almora, the Temple is the second most important temple dedicated to the Sun god in India. The temple was constructed by the Medieval Katyuri Kings in the 9th century AD. It is known for its unique architecture and various carvings on walls and its ceilings. The temple complex consists of one shrine and is surrounded by 45 smaller shrines which are carved out of stone.

Bright End Corner in Almora: Refers to a vantage point that offers some of the most picturesque views of the sunrise and sunset amidst the mighty Himalayas. The point marks the beginning of the mall road at Almora and is named after Mr. Brighton. It is also known for its various meditational centers and the famous Swami Vivekananda Library.


How to Reach Almora

By Air:- The nearest airport is Dehradun which is about 371 kilometers away from Almora and well connected by all major cities of India.

By Road:- Almora is well connected via road to all major cities of India. There are regular buses from other major cities of India to Almora.

By Train:- Kathgodam is the nearest railway station which is about 82 kilometer from Almora town. It is well connected with all main cities of India.


Shopping in Almora can be a superb experience. You can buy the items such as manmade designed shawls, Traditional women and man cloths and wide collection saree’s. You can find these items in the Almora local small markets. North India Tours provides the complimentary Almora Tour Guide for Shopping in Almora