Almora"Take A Trip to The Tribal Beauty"

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    Deer Park - Tourists visiting Almora often come to this park, so as to witness some of the endangered species like deer, leopard and the Himalayan black bear. Besides, the place is an ideal place to take a stroll or a leisure walk during the evening time. Deer Park, positioned 3 km from Almora, is situated in Narayan TiwariDewai (NTD). The place is characteristic of rich natural beauty, with the cluster of pine trees marking its narrow path.

     

    Kasar Devi Temple - This temple, being built on a mountain, provides a full view of the town and the Hawabagh Valley. It also serves as a beautiful picnic spot, which is surrounded by homes of many foreigners. Distance of this temple from the town of Kalimath is just 1 km, which can be covered easily by foot. From Almora, tourists can travel on buses and taxis. Kasar Devi Temple, situated 5 km from Almora, is located in the divine town of Kalimath. Dating back to 2nd century, this temple gets its name from the words, kali meaning black and math meaning soil. It is believed that Swami Vivekananda came to this spot to meditate, and thus the place is certainly considered to have an atmosphere.

     

    Simtola - A popular picnic spot amongst tourists visiting Almora, this location offers a panoramic view of miles of terrains with the beautiful mountains covered with pine and deodar trees.Simtola, lying on the opposite side of a horseshoe ridge, is a picturesque spot that is situated 3 km away from Almora. Covered with pine and fur trees, this place located near Hiradungi, was once a diamond mining centre and a   granite hill.

     

    Bright End Corner - At the Bright End Corner is a centre for meditation, known as Shri Ramakrishna Kutir Ashram. Tourists from across the world travel to this place during April to June and September to November seeking aid in meditation. This place in Almora is where tourists can feel the presence of silence that identifies with the feeling of being in the womb. Bright End Corner, situated 2 km away from Almora is a vantage point offering best views of the sunrise and sunset over the snow clad peaks. It is situated at the end of Almora ridge, and offers a panoramic view of the magnificent Himalayas as well. Named after Mr. Brighton, the Bright End Corner marks the beginning of the Mall Road in Almora.

     

    Katarmal Sun Temple - Built in the 9th century by Katarmala, a Katyuri king, this temple is perched at an altitude of 2116 m. The building faces the east in a way such that the first rays of the sun fall on the idol of Lord Shiva Lingam. Stone-built walls, intricate metal figurines, beautiful pillar carvings and exquisitely cut out wooden doors are among the distinctive features of this temple. The old, main temple within the complex is surrounded by 45 smaller shrines. Katarmal Sun Temple, situated 16 km northwest of Almora, is one of the famous historical places of Kumaon hills in Uttaranchal. Dating back 800 years, this temple is second in importance, the first being the Sun Temple of Konark in Orissa. Noted for its magnificent architecture, this temple is devoted to deity Burhadita or Vraddhaditya (the old Sun God). The idols of Shiva-Parvati and Lakshmi-Narayana can also be spotted in this temple.

     

    Martola - The place can be reached by foot from a point called Panuwanaula, where buses and taxis terminate. Martola, situated about 10 km from Almora, is a place most famous for its scenic beauty. Ringed with forests and gardens, this place has lured many foreigners to come and settle here. Tourists often visit the place for picnicking amidst nature.

     

    Nanda Devi Temple - The temple is most famous for the Nanda Devi Fair that is hosted every year in the month of September. Tourists from across the world travel to Almora just to participate in this festival, which is accompanied with drum beats and energetic dance steps. It is built within the antechamber of a Shiva Temple, and features a magnificent monument adorned with a stone amalaka or crown, encircled by a wooden roof. The surrounding walls are graced by intricate stone carvings that imitate life-like statues and images. Nanda Devi Temple, situated in the town of Almora above the Mall Road, is one of the sacred temples in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand.

     

    State Museum - State Museum, better known as GovindVallabh Pant Public Museum, is located near the bus stand in Almora. Tourists from any part of the city can reach this museum by local transport like bus or taxi.

     

    Chaiti Temple - Located through a thick forest of the chir pines spotted with mimosa clumps, this temple is an important religious attraction of the region. There are a large number of bells hanging in the premises of this temple, and thus it is referred to as the temple of million bells. These brass bells are hung by the devotees as offerings for making a wish or thanksgiving. Chaiti Temple, located 6 km from Almora, is a sacred temple devoted to the mythological and historical God of the Kumaon region, GoluDevata. Perched on a hilltop, this temple was constructed in the 12th century by a general belonging to the Chand dynasty. GoluDevata, believed to be an incarnation of Lord Shiva, was deified general of this dynasty.

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  • Hotels of Almora

    Shikhar Hotel, Almora

    The Mall Road, Almora

    The lofty building is located in Almora and offers hassle free connectivity to Mrig Vihar Zoo (3 km), Jageshwar Museum (34 km), Bharat Ratna Pt. Govind Ballabh Pant High Altitude Zoo (65 km), Butterfly Museum (63 km), Ja

    1,824.00 Avg/night

    Kalmatia Sangam, Almora

    Upper Binsar Road PB 002,Kalimat Estate Almora

    Kalmatia Sangam Resort is situated in the heart of Kumaon region at a distance of 7 kms above Almora on the way to Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary. It is located in Almora district of Uttarakhand state.Kalmatia Sangam Resort

    9,625.00 Avg/night

    KMVN Tourist Rest House, Almora

    Dandeshwar-Jageshwar Road, Jageshwar Dham

    KMVN Tourist Rest House offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is c

    1,900.00 Avg/night

    Mohan s Binsar Retreat, Almora

    Kasar Devi-Binsar Road P.O.Deenapani

    Mohan s Binsar Retreat is also situated 125 km from Pantnagar, which is the nearest airport to Almora and the closest railway station for hotel is Kathgodam, around 93.9 km while Patiakhali Bus Stand is just 13.5 km away

    4,600.00 Avg/night

    Himsagar Hotel, Almora

    The Mall Almora, Almora

    The Himsagar hotel is centrally located and is favorably accessible to famed local spots like Mrig Vihar Zoo (3 km), Jageshwar Museum (34 km), Bharat Ratna Pt. Govind Ballabh Pant High Altitude Zoo (65 km), Butterfly Mus

    1,596.00 Avg/night

    Shyam Hotel, Almora

    L.R. Shah Road The Mall Road Almora

    Shyam Hotel is located in the main market Almora at a walking distance from bus depot and taxi stand. It is situated adjacent to the sacred Nanda Devi temple. Built on a mountain, Kasar Devi Temple dates back to the 2

    2,000.00 Avg/night

    Mount Heaven, Almora

    Paparshully, Binsar Road, Almora

    Mount Heaven is located at the boundary of Simtola, the most famous picnic spot covered with pine trees on Binsar Road. Mount Heaven is situated near Almora Zoo at an altitude of 6,000 ft above sea level. Kasaar Devi is

    3,411.00 Avg/night

    Bhagwati Palace Hotel, Almora

    SH 37, Khatyari, Almora

    Bhagwati Palace Hotel is handily placed at Link Road with some attractive tourist destinations in the close vicinity. To name a few, they are Nanda Devi Temple (8 kms), Simtola (10 kms), Mrig Vihar Zoo (6 kms), Jageshwar

    1,000.00 Avg/night

    Binsar Eco Camp, Almora

    Dhaulchnina Binsar

    Binsar Eco Camp is at a distance of 151 km from Pantnagar Airport, 118 km from Kathgodam Railway Station and 123 km from Haldwani Bus Station. The camp is located at Dhaulchhina, Binsar in Almora. Binsar Eco Camp, Almora

    3,300.00 Avg/night

    Ayush Guest House, Almora

    Binsar Road SH37, Paparsali, Balta Badi

    Ayush Guest House is located in the valley of Balta Badi, only 5 kms from the town of Almora on the main Almora Binsar Road. The hotel offers hassle free accessibility to prominent areas around and commercial hubs of th

    2,000.00 Avg/night

    Pug s Paw Eco Retreat, Almora

    Heili Chana, P.O.: Manan

    Pug s Paw Eco Retreat offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is cre

    3,000.00 Avg/night

    Itmenaan Estate, Almora

    Village. Naugaon District Almora, Uttrakhand

    Itmenaan Estate is well located in Village Naugaon in Almora. It is surrounded by orchards, forests and terraced fields. Some of the nearby tourist attractions are Mrig Vihar Zoo (63.8 km), Pindari Glacier (83.3 km), Nan

    5,967.00 Avg/night

    WelcomHeritage Khazanchand Mansion, Almora

    The Mall Road Almora Town Almora

    WelcomHeritage Khazanchand Mansion offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This pr

    2,300.00 Avg/night

    KMVN Deenapani, Almora

    State Highway 37

    KMVN Deenapani is located 30 kms from the town of Almora and 121 kms from Kathgodam Railway station. KMVN Deenapani Hotel is situated in the small town of Deenapani in Almora district of Uttarakhand state. The Hotel off

    1,850.00 Avg/night

    The Den Resort, Almora

    Kumeria Reserve Forest P.O. Mohan, (Corbett Park) Almora Dist.

    The Den Resort offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is created fr

    4,000.00 Avg/night

    Hotel Jeewan Palace, Almora

    Hotel jeewan palace, Almora

    Jeewan Palace Hotel is conveniently situated in the heart of city on Mall Road. It has close proximity some visiting places like Nanda Devi Temple (160 m), Mrig Vihar Zoo (2.7 km), Jageshwar Museum (34 km), Bharat Ratna

    1,800.00 Avg/night

    Savoy Hotel, Almora

    Near Forest Office Mall Road, Almora

    Savoy Hotel is located at Mall road. The town Almora is known for its cultural heritage, handicrafts, cuisine and wildlife. The places of worship in the vicinity of the hotel are Mata Ka Mandir (Approx. 0.1 km) and Shiv

    1,686.00 Avg/night

    Hotel Shivalik, Almora

    L.R.Sah Road, Near Vishal Mega Mart

    Hotel Shivalik is situated at an approachable distance of 403 kms from Indira Gandhi International Airport. It has an easy access form Kathgodam Railway Station as it is distanced at approximately 97 kms from the hotel.

    3,500.00 Avg/night

    V Resort, Almora

    Manan, Almora

    V Resort offers comfy and reasonable keep for each business and leisure travelers who looking for some economical decisions.It is a professionally managed hotel in the heart of the city. This property is created from fin

    4,550.00 Avg/night

    Elphinstone Himalayan Resort, Almora

    Jalna - Almora

    Elphinstone Himalayan Resort is tactically situated at Jalna above sea level surrounded by the apple, plum orchards. It has close proximity to some visiting places like Mrig Vihar Zoo (25.9 km), Jageshwar Museum (38.9 km

    2,500.00 Avg/night

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    Deer Park - Tourists visiting Almora often come to this park, so as to witness some of the endangered species like deer, leopard and the Himalayan black bear. Besides, the place is an ideal place to take a stroll or a leisure walk during the evening time. Deer Park, positioned 3 km from Almora, is situated in Narayan TiwariDewai (NTD). The place is characteristic of rich natural beauty, with the cluster of pine trees marking its narrow path.

     

    Kasar Devi Temple - This temple, being built on a mountain, provides a full view of the town and the Hawabagh Valley. It also serves as a beautiful picnic spot, which is surrounded by homes of many foreigners. Distance of this temple from the town of Kalimath is just 1 km, which can be covered easily by foot. From Almora, tourists can travel on buses and taxis. Kasar Devi Temple, situated 5 km from Almora, is located in the divine town of Kalimath. Dating back to 2nd century, this temple gets its name from the words, kali meaning black and math meaning soil. It is believed that Swami Vivekananda came to this spot to meditate, and thus the place is certainly considered to have an atmosphere.

     

    Simtola - A popular picnic spot amongst tourists visiting Almora, this location offers a panoramic view of miles of terrains with the beautiful mountains covered with pine and deodar trees.Simtola, lying on the opposite side of a horseshoe ridge, is a picturesque spot that is situated 3 km away from Almora. Covered with pine and fur trees, this place located near Hiradungi, was once a diamond mining centre and a   granite hill.

     

    Bright End Corner - At the Bright End Corner is a centre for meditation, known as Shri Ramakrishna Kutir Ashram. Tourists from across the world travel to this place during April to June and September to November seeking aid in meditation. This place in Almora is where tourists can feel the presence of silence that identifies with the feeling of being in the womb. Bright End Corner, situated 2 km away from Almora is a vantage point offering best views of the sunrise and sunset over the snow clad peaks. It is situated at the end of Almora ridge, and offers a panoramic view of the magnificent Himalayas as well. Named after Mr. Brighton, the Bright End Corner marks the beginning of the Mall Road in Almora.

     

    Katarmal Sun Temple - Built in the 9th century by Katarmala, a Katyuri king, this temple is perched at an altitude of 2116 m. The building faces the east in a way such that the first rays of the sun fall on the idol of Lord Shiva Lingam. Stone-built walls, intricate metal figurines, beautiful pillar carvings and exquisitely cut out wooden doors are among the distinctive features of this temple. The old, main temple within the complex is surrounded by 45 smaller shrines. Katarmal Sun Temple, situated 16 km northwest of Almora, is one of the famous historical places of Kumaon hills in Uttaranchal. Dating back 800 years, this temple is second in importance, the first being the Sun Temple of Konark in Orissa. Noted for its magnificent architecture, this temple is devoted to deity Burhadita or Vraddhaditya (the old Sun God). The idols of Shiva-Parvati and Lakshmi-Narayana can also be spotted in this temple.

     

    Martola - The place can be reached by foot from a point called Panuwanaula, where buses and taxis terminate. Martola, situated about 10 km from Almora, is a place most famous for its scenic beauty. Ringed with forests and gardens, this place has lured many foreigners to come and settle here. Tourists often visit the place for picnicking amidst nature.

     

    Nanda Devi Temple - The temple is most famous for the Nanda Devi Fair that is hosted every year in the month of September. Tourists from across the world travel to Almora just to participate in this festival, which is accompanied with drum beats and energetic dance steps. It is built within the antechamber of a Shiva Temple, and features a magnificent monument adorned with a stone amalaka or crown, encircled by a wooden roof. The surrounding walls are graced by intricate stone carvings that imitate life-like statues and images. Nanda Devi Temple, situated in the town of Almora above the Mall Road, is one of the sacred temples in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand.

     

    State Museum - State Museum, better known as GovindVallabh Pant Public Museum, is located near the bus stand in Almora. Tourists from any part of the city can reach this museum by local transport like bus or taxi.

     

    Chaiti Temple - Located through a thick forest of the chir pines spotted with mimosa clumps, this temple is an important religious attraction of the region. There are a large number of bells hanging in the premises of this temple, and thus it is referred to as the temple of million bells. These brass bells are hung by the devotees as offerings for making a wish or thanksgiving. Chaiti Temple, located 6 km from Almora, is a sacred temple devoted to the mythological and historical God of the Kumaon region, GoluDevata. Perched on a hilltop, this temple was constructed in the 12th century by a general belonging to the Chand dynasty. GoluDevata, believed to be an incarnation of Lord Shiva, was deified general of this dynasty.

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