Almora is located in the Kumaon region of the state of Uttarakhand in northern India. It is a quaint town full of life, with a prosperous cultural inheritance and history. It is believed to be the ‘Artistic Capital’ of the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. Celestial mountain beauty, rich culture, glorious history, ancient temples, dense forests, arresting valleys, wooden houses, lovely lakes and beautiful rivers, this is what Almora is all about. This popular destination of Uttaranchal is around 500 year old town, still retaining its old-world charm. Acting tourists from the world over, Almora is considered the cultural heart of the Kumaon region of Uttaranchal. Almora is popularly known as the ‘Switzerland of India’. Almora offers a nature lover to muse over the snowcapped mountain peaks of Nanda Devi, religious minded people to spend some quite time at the Chitai temple, and wildlife lovers to enjoy a trip to Binsar. You can go shopping at Laal Bazaar or satisfy your appetite at various restaurants in Almora. When at Almora, you can also go on excursions to nearby areas like Kausani, Ranikhet, and Jageshwar. Almora is surrounded by dense and impenetrable pine and fir trees. Rivers Koshi (Kaushiki) and Suyal (Salmale) flow along the city, giving it very charming, postcard perfect scenery for visitors.
Almora Main Tourist Spot Are :
Nanda Devi Temple, Chitai Temple, Katarmal ‘Sun Temple’, Kasaar Devi, Bright End Corner, Deer Park, Govind Ballabh Pant Museum, Simtola, Kalimutt, Mirtola, Ramkrishna Kutir, Banari Devi etc.