Almora - scenic winter destination of India

"These mountains are associated with the best memories of our race: Here, therefore, must be one of centers, not merely of activity, but more of calmness of meditation, and of peace and I hope some one to realize it." - Swami Vivekananda

The beautiful region of Kumaon in the East of Uttaranchal in India have one of the most popular hill station of Almora. This horse shoe shaped hill station is located on a 5 km long mountain range away from the chaos of the cities, it offers the tourists a perfect calm and placid atmosphere with true colors of beautiful nature . One can experience every inch of Almora dipped into scenic beauty along with its famous ever lasting traditions. Renowned as the paradise for all the adventure enthusiasts, it offer loads of options for the ones who love to take their adventure to great heights. Facilities for adventure sports in Almora like Trekking, River Rafting, Mountaineering, paragliding and Skiing makes it one the famous winter sports destination in India.

Famous Almora 's Attractions

Some of the popular attractions of Almora are:
  • Bright End Corner

  • Chitai Temple

  • Bright End Corner

  • Nanda Devi Temple

  • Kasar Devi

  • State Museum

Located at an altitude of 1,638 meters, Almora experiences a moderate climate. The summers are warm in the morning and pleasant in the evenings. The winters are cold and sunny during the daytime while the nights are very cold with snowfall a couple of time during the season. The best time to witness snowfall is from the end of December till the early February.

Places To Shop, Eat And Stay

Shopping in Almora:

  • Lala Bazar

  • Karkhana Bazar

  • Khajanchi Mohalla

Where To Eat in Almora:

  • Madras Cafe

  • Swagat Restaurant

  • New Glory Restaurant

  • Mount View Restaurant

Accommodation in Almora :

  • Holiday Home

  • Hotel Himsagar

  • Snow View Resort

How To Reach Almora

By Air: The nearest airport to Almora is at Pantnagar, the seat of a famous agricultural university, about 127 KMs from Almora.

By Rail: The nearest railway station is at Kathgodam situated around 90 KMs away. Kathgodam is connected by rail directly with Delhi, the capital of India, Lucknow, the capital of the state of Uttar Pradesh, Dehradun the capital of the state of Uttaranchal and Calcutta.

By Road: From Kathgodam local transport, private taxis as well as buses run by private operators, and buses run by the state government corporation - UASRTC are available at all hours. By road Almora is connected conveniently and is merely 380 kms away from Delhi, 466 kms from Lucknow and 415 km from Dehradun.

1 comment:

  1. Hi..Thanks for sharing information about tourist attractions in Almora. Almora stands for understated splendid natural beauty and the hill town is a perfect delight for nature lovers. For accommodation, check out these hotels in Almora.