Located in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand, Almora is a beautiful town full of natural beauty that enjoys a prosperous cultural heritage and significant history. It is famous as the artistic capital of Kumaon region. Established in 1568, Almora enjoys a charming aura with its dense pine forests and Koshi & Suyal Rivers. With splendid snow-covered mountains, the background of the town becomes heavenly. The town has got this name on the name of a small plant of the region ‘kilmora’. Situated at an altitude of 1,651 meters on the southern range of the Kumaon Hills of the Himalaya, Almora appeals a number of tourists to enjoy a memorable Almora tour. At EaseMyTrip.in, you can check a number of Almora holiday packages that make your stay truly interesting and memorable.
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Things to Visit in Almora
Almora is not only knows for its scenic views but also features a number of temples that have their own significance. Some of the most popular temples of Almora are Shiva Temple, Nanda Devi Temple, Kasar Devi Temple, Katarmal Sun Temple, and Chitai Temple.
Almora is also having several museums that you can visit on your visit to the city. You can visit here Gobind Ballabh Pant Public Museum and Phulseema and Pharkanauli.
Other Attractions :
Deer Park, Tamta Mohalla, Almora Fort, and Bright End Corner are some of the attractions of the town that people love to visit on their Almora travel.
Best Time to Visit Almora
You should find out the best time to visit Almora before booking Almora holiday packages. Almora is a hill station and it witnesses a really pleasant climate. But sometimes during winters, weather becomes really chilled and it’s hard to face the cold. Best time to visit Almora is from April to June & from September to November. During rains or winters, visiting Almora is a not a good idea as cold and rain will spoil the whole mood of outings.
Things to Buy in Almora
On your Almora vacation, you also get the opportunity of shopping. You can shop here Kuamoan style of jewelries, sheep wool blankets Angora clothes. One other thing that people often buy from Almora is Bal Mithai – a local sweet to take back home.
How to Reach Almora
After booking Almora holiday package, explore that how you can reach this town. The hill-station is well-connected with all major destinations of the location through roads.
The nearest airport of Almora is Pantnagar Airport, which is located at a distance of 125 km from the main town. At the airport, pre-paid taxi is available to reach there.
The nearest railway station to Almora is Kathgaon, which is located at a distance of 91 km from the town. Kathgaon is connected with several main cities of India through railway. From Kathgodam, you can hire a pre-paid taxi to reach Almora.
Almora is well-connected to various important places by road networks. Buses to Almora can be taken from Anand Vihar ISBT, Delhi. Almora is connected with NH87 and NH87E.