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Jalna, Almora Overview

A small and sleepy village away from the chaotic tourist centers, Jalna is a place for some trekking and exploration into the wild. It_ã_s a scenic village, a few kilometers from Almora, with a nice atmosphere for relaxation. Jalna is situated at an altitude of 1700 meters amidst the wild of the Himalayas. The sleepy hamlet is a wonderful place for trekking and exploring the natural forest cover of the area.

It is just stone throw away from Almora and represents a great place to relax and rejuvenate oneself, away from the hectic city life. Jalna has a very charming aura to itself which attracts travelers seeking thrill, peace and nature.

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Best Time To Visit Jalna

One can visit Jalna almost any time of the year except for the monsoons as the region receives heavy rainfall and is vulnerable to landslides. The weather in Jalna is refreshingly pleasant during the summers and chilly and snowy during the winters. If traveling in summers carry light woolen clothes whereas in winters carry as many layers of woolens as you can.

Traveling Around Jalna

Travelling within Jalna is mainly on foot.

Stay Near Jalna

Jalna doesn_Ñét have any options for accommodation, hence it is recommended to take up accommodation at Almora which is 30 km from Jalna, where one can find many accommodation options for all budget sizes

Sightseeing Around Jalna

Martola, Bright End Corner and Simtola near Almora are great places to visit when in Jalna.

Activities At Jalna

Trekking and Bird watching are some of the activities you can enjoy in Jalna.

Local Experiences At Jalna

It is a very small village amidst the great mountains which allows you to get a peak into the lives of the people living here as well experience nature closely.

Food At Jalna

Try out some amazing Garhwali and Kumauni cuisines such as aloo ke gutke, gahat, chainsoo and kaapa.

Restaurants Near Jalna

Bansal CafÕ© and Glory Restaurant in Almora

Sample Itinerary For Jalna

Jalna is best seen on a day trip from Almora. Follow it with visits to Martola, Bright End Corner and Simtola.

Tips For Visiting Jalna

Avoid the monsoons for traveling to Jalna as most of the roads that lead to the town are prone to landslides.

How to reach Jalna

  • Air: The nearest airport is Pant Nagar Airport which is 145 km from Jalna. One can easily get a cab or catch a bus for Jalna from the airport.

  • Rail: The nearest rail head is Kathgodam Railway Station which is 113 km from Jalna. One can easily get a cab or catch a bus for Jalna from the railway station.

  • Road: Jalna is well connected by motorable roads to nearby villages and towns. Public buses ply regularly to the village providing connectivity to nearby towns like Almora and Nainital.

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Harendra Mathur 4 months ago
There are two hotels in Jalna. One is Hotel Elphinstone ( is a branch of Hotel Elphinstone, Nainital) and the other is KMVN hotel being run by a private party. Though you can visit round the year except rainy season. The best views of Himalayas- Peaks like Nanda Devi, Trishul, Panchachuli, Nanda Khot etc. can be viewed during Oct to March. These peaks can be seen with bare eyes. The concept of Britishers is very much visible in Jalna, a bungalow of British era is also there, which is also under the care of Hotel Elphinstone. A place away from the crowded and noisy hill stations like Shimla, Nainital, Mussoorie etc.

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