Uttarakhand Tourist Places :: Almora
Traditionally known as a health resort, Almora has much more to offer than its excellent climate. Perched on a 5 km ridge, the hill station commands a majestic view of towering snow-clad Himalayan peaks. According to legend, the town of Almora has come up on the Kashaya Hill believed to have been the scenic abode of Lord Vishnu. Almora has long been a centre for woolen products and its shawl in particular, is famous in the region.
Tourist Places to Visit in Almora, Uttarakhand
Mohan Joshi Park : Mohan Joshi Park is a pretty picnic spot amidst gardens and a small ‘V’-shaped artificial lake.
Simtola : Simtola 3 km. A picturesque picnic spot with beautiful landscape.
Kalimath: Kalimath 6 km. Offers a panoramic view of Almora town and countryside.
Kasar Devi: Kasar Devi 5.8 km. The place is known and reversed for its temple of the same.
Deer Park : Deer Park 3 km. A famous tourist spot.
Tourist Places to Visit in near Almora, Uttarakhand
Kausani : Kausani 52 km. A hill resort at an altitude of 1,890 m.It commands a majestic view of the Himalayas.
Katarmal Sun Temple : Katarmal Sun Temple 17 km. Famous for its 800 year old Sun temple. It is top in the list of tourist places to visit in Almora.
Pindari Glacier : Pindari Glacier, it is a 58 km trek amidst forested glades and mountain routes.It is the most accessible glacier in the Kumaon region and measures 3 km in length and 0.25 km in breadth. Pindari Glacier is top in the list of tourist places to visit in Almora