Almora Tour & Travel Packages

Almora is a hill station in Uttarakhand State, located on a ridge at the southern edge of the Kumaon Hills of the Himalaya range. In the shape of a horse saddle shaped hillock, it is surrounded by thick forests of pine and fir trees. Flowing alongside the city are rivers of Koshi, (Kaushiki), and Suyal (Salmale). The snow capped Himalayas can be seen in the background.

There are many travel attractions in Almora. For those who want to have a sneak peek into the cultural heritage of Kumaon, Almora Museum is worth a visit. Nanda Devi Temple and Deer Park are also chief highlights of Almora. Govind Vallabh Pant Public Museum and Chetai Temple are the most prominent tourist attractions of Almora. Almora Fort also deserves a special mention. Situated in the Almora Bazaar, this ancient fort attracts a lot of tourists towards itself. If you want to capture the pristine glory of sunrise and sunset, Bright End Corner is the place for you to be! There are also a couple of worth visiting places around Almora. You may consider the idea of exploring the nearby places of attraction as well.

Tourist Attractions at Almora

Nanda Devi Temple: Nanda Devi shrinecl is one of the major tourist attractions among the visitors. The area has been a place and patron of local god, goddess and deities. The temple also had a connection with the Chand dynasty. This old temple has immense respect and worthy as well. The temple is very holy and sacred for the locals who every day comes here for prayer. Images and statute on the walls of the temple also makes it so holy and beautiful to see.

Shiva Temple: Shiva temple is very popular among the tourists in Almora. This is the place where people never forget to take a holy visit. People in huge gatherings come here to take the blessings from the shrine. The temple is circled by the beautiful fur trees. As per the Hindu mythos says that the temple is devoted to the destroyer of the universe.

Chitai Temple: Chaitai temple is devoted to God Golu, the lord golu is worshipped by the inhabitants of Kumaon region. People visit this shrine with lots of hope, they wish to Lord Golu,and when they feel that their wish is fulfilled, they hang up a small bell with the ceiling of the temple. The place is very demanding and of extreme importance in Almora. This point also presents a magnificent view of mighty Himalaya.

Binsar Temple: The Bineshwar temple is a large temple complex situated 8 km from Almora. In addition, there is a good view from the nearby Binsar Top.

Shiva Temples in Jageshwar Jageshwar Dham is famous holy places know for its hundreds of year old Shiva Temples. Jageshwar is one of the most famous places as per Hindu Mythology.

Almora Fort: Apart from visiting so many sacred temples and shrines one can also see those places that will remind of the medieval period. Almora fort is one of the destinations in Almora to visit. This fort was a asset for the Chand Dynast. After the India got freedom the fort is used as a District Collector's Office. The fort is situated at the highest point of Almora bazaar.

Tamta Mohalla: The Tamta Mohalla is one of the ancient localities in Almora town and belonged to the coppersmiths. The place is noticeable because it kept alive the old traditional craft of the city. Moreover, there are still some best coppersmiths who work from Tamta Mohalla. You can take a stroll around the town to see and experience some great works of art and craft.

Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary It is situated 25 km from Almora. The Binsar has this beautifully lazy feel around it. There are jungle walkaways and one can see large number of birds everywhere.

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