Uttarakhand Tourist Places :: Almora (Part 2)
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 upon the Kashaya Hill believed to have been the scenic abode of Lord Vishnu. Almora has long been a center 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 a 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