Places To Visit In Almora

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Here are the top 16 tourist attractions to see in Almora:

1. Zero Point

3.5 /5

1 km
from city center
1 out of 16
places to visit in Almora

Located in Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary, Zero Point is the highest point in Binsar. The view of the skies from Zero Point is mesmerising, especially during sunset and sunrise. One can see panoramic view of the Himalayas including peaks like the Kedarnath Peak, Shivling, and Nanda Devi.

2. Jageshwar

Must visit 3.7 /5

9 km
from city center
2 out of 16
places to visit in Almora

Jageshwar is believed to be the home of one among the twelve Jyothirlingas. Surabhi and Nandini rivers flow through this place that has 124 temples built in medieval architectural style, and heavily influenced by Buddhist style craftsmanship.

3. Chitai Temple

3.6 /5

4 km
from city center
3 out of 16
places to visit in Almora

A famous temple of Lord Gollu, another name for Lord Shiva, the Chitai temple was built during the Chand regime.

4. Dunagiri

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104 km
from city center
4 out of 16
places to visit in Almora

Nestled in the glorious Kumaon Himalayas, Dunagiri is a small hill town away from the popular tourist circuit of Uttarakhand providing travelers some solitary space.

5. Jalna

3.5 /5

8 km
from city center
5 out of 16
places to visit in Almora

A small and sleepy village away from the chaotic tourist centers, Jalna is a place for some trekking and exploration into the wild.

6. Bright End Corner

3.2 /5

3 km
from city center
6 out of 16
places to visit in Almora

Situated 3 km away from Almora, Bright End Corner offers breathtaking views of sunset and sunrise. This serene viewpoint has a Vivekanand library situated very close to it.

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7. Kasar Devi

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5 km
from city center
7 out of 16
places to visit in Almora

Kasar devi is one of the famous temple perched on the hill Kashya. It is a village situated near Almora i.e in Uttarakhand. Village got its name after the ancient and historical temple Kasar devi temple. It is believed that Swami Vivekanand visited Kasar devi in 1890's. Every year Kasardevi fair is celebrated on a huge level.

8. Binsar

3.2 /5

13 km
from city center
8 out of 16
places to visit in Almora

An erstwhile summer capital of the Chand rulers, this hill resort looking to the Himalayas is famous for the Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary.

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9. Katarmal Sun Temple

3.6 /5

6 km
from city center
9 out of 16
places to visit in Almora

Being the second most important Sun temple, this 800 year old temple has one main temple and 45 smaller shrines.

10. Shopping in Almora

3.0 /5

1 km
from city center
10 out of 16
places to visit in Almora

Buy local handicrafts, Himalayan woolens and copperware.

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11. Deer Park, Almora

3.2 /5

2 km
from city center
11 out of 16
places to visit in Almora

Located 3 km from Almora, Deer Park is one of the best places for nature and wildlife lovers. In this park you can spot animals like deer, leopard and black bear among lush green pine trees.

12. Rafting in Kali Sarada

3.5 /5

301 km
from city center
12 out of 16
places to visit in Almora

A perfect destination for first time rafters and family adventure, a ride on the Kali Sarada River through eastern Kumaon region is simply mind blowing.

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13. Kasar Devi Temple

3.6 /5

5 km
from city center
13 out of 16
places to visit in Almora

Kasar Devi Temple is located 5 km away from Almora and it dates back to 2nd Century. The temple overlooking Almora and the Hawabagh valley gives a panoramic view of Himalayas from Bandarpunch peak.

14. Lal Bazaar

3.2 /5

31 km
from city center
14 out of 16
places to visit in Almora

Lal Bazaar is the heart of Almora with this colourful shops filled with bronze and brass wares, fine rabbit wool clothes and amazingly tasty sweets.

15. Dwarahat Village

3.2 /5

30 km
from city center
15 out of 16
places to visit in Almora

Situated at an elevation of 1510m in the Kumaon mountains of Almora, Dwarahat is a charming hill village. Dwarahat offers a splendid view of the Himalayan mountains and is an excellent place for a peaceful Holiday.

16. Gobind Vallabh Pant Museum

3.2 /5

0 km
from city center
16 out of 16
places to visit in Almora

Sheltering some of the legacies of the Katyuri and Chand dynasties, the museum on Mall Road also has beautiful collections of folk style painting known as Aspen and Kumaoni antiquities.

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Can you suggest an itinerary for Almora?

Day 1: Reach Almora by road and settle into your hotel. After lunch, leave for the Nana Devi temple, which is located in the heart of the city. The architecture of the temple is very typical for the region, and till today, it has a tiled roof. Another temple close by is the Kasar Devi temple which is located on top of a hill and offers a magnificent view of the Hawabagh Highway. In the evening, explore the street markets of the town and shop for some souvenirs.

Day 2: Leave in the morning for Simtola or Martola, two of the most scenic spots near Almora that are very popular day trips for tourists and locals. You can get a view of the magnificent alpine forests and vast swathes of stepped farms. In the evening, visit Deer Park, a spot where you can bask in the evening sun or follow the deer as they hop around the park. There is also an abundance of bird life in this park, and you can pick up a bike to explore the area further.

How can I commute within Almora?

Pre-paid taxis is the best way to move around the town and its out-skirts. Alternately, you can hop onto a local bus to do it the Almora-way.
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How much does a package cost for Almora?

The packages for Almora start at INR 27500 which can be further customized based on number of people, days, hotel category, vehicle type and customizations. You can have a look at all packages here

What are the top sightseeing places in Almora?

The top sightseeing places in Almora are Zero Point, Jageshwar, Katarmal Sun Temple, Kasar Devi Temple, Chitai Temple, Kasar Devi.
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