(6500 Ft Above Sea Level)

Uttarakhand | India
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Almora is categorised as Hillside Hamlet

Almora Winter Views
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Reasons to Visit
  • Almora (6700 ft) is known for the spectacular himalayan views (Oct - March) and its proximity to ancient Shiva temples of Jageshwar and Bageshwar and Binsar Sanctuary.
  • In Oct-March season Almora has spectacular 180 degrees Himalayan views.
  • Almora is an excellent base for village walks and trekking around the area
  • Almora is visited as a weekend getaway ex-Delhi and as a part of Kumaon region Itinerary.
Know It
  • It snows in Almora in Winter (Jan - March)
  • Pilgrimage Destinations in Kumaon region of Uttarakhand"Jageshwar Temple complex near Almora (32 kms) is one of the oldest and most revered Lord Shiva Temples in Kumaon region and considered one of the 12 Jyotirlinga Temples of Lord Shiva"
  • Destinations for Holiday Travellers to Uttarakhand"Almora (6500+ ft asl) is a prime himalayan hamlet renowned for its Himalayan views (in Winter), heritage temples (Jageshwar) and Salubrious climate in Summer. Almora is typically visited for 2 nights."
  • Himalayan Hamlets in Kumaon region of Uttarakhand"Just 68 kms from Nainital, Almora (6500+ ft asl) is surrounded by reserve forests and offers panoramic Himalayan views in Winter (Oct - March). Almora is a popular ex-Delhi getaway for off-beat travellers and one recommended for village walks and guests looking for a quiet time. During Summer Almora is a popular destination to arrive to being close to Jageshwar Temple (32 kms) and central to all other Hamlets in the area such as Ranikhet and Kausani."
  • Destinations to visit Jyotirlinga Temples of Lord Shiva"Jageshwar temple complex near Almora (32 kms) in Uttarakhand is one of the major regional pilgrim centre and is considered as one of the Jyotirlinga Temples"
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6 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Almora

Getaway (1-3 nights)1
Short Break (4-6 nights)2
Holiday (7 or more)3

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List of Holidays for Almora


  • Almora Extended Getaway (3 Nights)

Short Break

  • Almora - Bhimtal Break (5 Nights)
  • Kumaon Pilgrimage (5 Nights)


  • Best of Kumaon (7 Nights)
  • Best of Kumaon for Honeymooners (7 Nights)
  • Complete Kumaon Itinerary (8 Nights)

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Day Sightseeing

ServicesRates Starting From
Day visit Kathgodam to Almora and backRs. 3334

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Kathgodam Railway Station and Hotel in AlmoraRs. 3334

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Destination Ideas

  • Almora / Binsar Getaway
  • Prominent Lord Shiva Temples of Kumaon region in Uttarakhand
  • Village Walks in Kumaon

Stay Ideas

  • Kalmatia Sangam Experience

Festivals linked to Almora (Uttarakhand)

  • Uttarayani Fair

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Kasaar Devi Temple is a 2nd century temple situated at 5 kms from Almora on Binsar road and is popular visit option with locals and tourists to the area.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple
    The Golu Devta Chitai, a Shiva temple is a locally popular temple at 4 km short of main gate of Binsar wildlife sanctuary & 10 kms from Almora
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Katarmal Sun Temple is an 800 year old temple complex having 45 smaller shrines. Its one of the most prominent Sun Temples in the country after Konark.
    Heritage Site
    Heritage Temple
    Binsar (20 kms from Almora) is situated at a height of 8000 ft asl and sports excellent Himalayan views in Winter. The sanctuary and reserve forest around are excellent for bird watchers in Winter. Walking / Hiking around the area is also popular.
    Activity, View Point
    Himalayan Views, Walking, Bird Watching
    Banari Devi Temple is a 9th century temple located 2 km from Jalna (1900 ft asl). The temple is octagonal in shape and has a broken stone statue of the four-armed Lord Vishnu reclining on Sheshnag. Kutumbari Devi Temple is situated nearby.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple
    Jageshwar is a Hindu pilgrimage town at 36 km northeast of Almora. The temple city comprises a cluster of 124 large and small stone temples, dating 9th to 13th century AD, with many preserved by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). Jageshwar is believed by some to be the site of first of the twelve Jyotirlingas, Nageshvara Jyotirlinga (Some others believe Nagnath Aundha in Maharashtra or Nageshwar in Dwarka to be the Jyotirlinga).
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva, Jyotirlinga
    Devidhura is famous for its Barahi temples. An unusual fair is held here in Monsoon (On raksha Bandhan day) when two groups of people throw stones at eacn other.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple

Destinations within reach from Almora

  • Binsar ( 30 Km )

    22 kms from Almora is Binsar Sanctuary (8000 ft asl) is known for walks and bird watching around more

  • Mukteshwar ( 32 Km )

    Mukteshwar (7500+ ft asl) is a Himalayan Hamlet at about 55 kms from Nainital and is now a popular more

  • Ramgarh ( 44 Km )

    Ramgarh is known for Himalayan views (Oct-March) and its orchards and therefore a popular weekend more

  • Saattal ( 62 Km )

    Sattal is a collection of seven interconnected freshwater lakes, located in the Kumaon Lake more

  • Nainital ( 68 Km )

    Nainital is colonial era hill station (6500 ft asl) that is set around the lake Naini. Nainital more

  • Bageshwar ( 70 Km )

    Bageshwar is situated on the confluence of Gomti river with Sarju river which is a tributary of more

  • Pangot ( 75 Km )

    Pangot is small village 15 kilometers from Nainital. 150 bird species have been recorded at Pangot more

  • Jeolikote ( 79 Km )

    Jeolikote is a small hamlet lies enroute from Kathgodam to Nainital. Jeolikote is 18 kms ahead of more

  • Kathgodam ( 80 Km )

    Kathgodam is also access point to visit Lake districts of Bhimtal, Naukuchiatal and Sattal (All more

  • Haldwani ( 92 Km )

    Haldwani lies at the foothills of Uttarakhand lake district in close proximity to Kathgodam and is more

  • Micholi ( 110 Km )

    Micholi (5800 ft asl) is a new hillside Hamlet between Corbett and Ranikhet and an getaway for more

  • Kashipur ( 144 Km )

    Kashipur is at a point from where Corbett National Park and Lake Districts of Kumaon (Bhimtal, more

  • Bareily ( 190 Km )

    Bareily is a tier II city at 250 kms from Delhi. Bareily is frequented by business travellers and more

  • Kund ( 225 Km )

    Kund is a riverside area 20 kms Short of Guptkashi in the Mandakini Valley offering view of the more

  • Kuchesar ( 287 Km )

    Kuchesar Lies off Delhi - Moradabad at 80 kms from Delhi offering rural backdrop, River Ganges more

  • Haridwar ( 304 Km )

    Haridwar is situated on the banks of River Ganges (Ganga) and staying on the banks of the River more

  • Meerut ( 310 Km )

    Meerut lies 70 kms from New Delhi and is one of the largest producers of sports goods, and the more

  • Dudhwa ( 312 Km )

    Dudhwa National Park lies on the edge of the Indo-Nepal border and is excellent for Bird watching more

  • Rishikesh ( 316 Km )

    Rishikesh is a situated on the banks of River Ganges (Ganga) and staying on the banks of the River more

  • Mussoorie ( 383 Km )

    Mussoorie (Around 6500 ft) is a British era hill station at just a little less than 30 km north of more

  • Chamba ( 387 Km )

    Chamba is situated at 8500 ft asl and 30 kilometers farther from Kanatal and about 60 km from more

  • Gurgaon ( 400 Km )

    Gurgaon near Delhi International Airport is one of Delhi's four major satellite cities and i part more

  • Sohna ( 407 Km )

    Sohna lies 60 kms South of Gurgaon and is known for its Sulphur springs and proximity to the more

  • Karnal ( 408 Km )

    Karnal lies on NH-01 (GT Road or Delhi - Ambala highway) at 125 kms from New Delhi. Karnal is a more

  • Manesar ( 409 Km )

    Manesar is a fast growing industrial town on Nh-08 near Gurgaon. Manesar is best known for being more

  • Agra ( 415 Km )

    Agra is home to Taj Mahal, a mughal era monument that is considered one of the Seven Wonders of more

  • Lucknow ( 436 Km )

    Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh, is popularly called the city of Nawabs and Kababs. The city more

  • Rohtak ( 444 Km )

    Rohtak Lies at 70 kms from New Delhi where getaway resorts are located which are popularly visited more

  • Rewari ( 452 Km )

    Rewari lies on the outskirts of Delhi / NCR area and is where getaway resorts are located where more

  • Kanpur ( 462 Km )

    Kanpur is the commercial capital of Uttar Pradesh. Kanpur today is home to textile leather, more

  • Mathura ( 463 Km )

    Mathura is the birthplace of Lord Krishna. Vridavan (16 kms) near Mathura is where Lord Krishna more

  • Chambal ( 478 Km )

    The National Chambal Sanctuary consists of about 400 km of the Chambal River. Chambal is located more

Average Day / Night Temperature of Almora,Uttarakhand,India

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Getting There

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
Binsar RoadRoad connecting Almora to Binsar overlooking valleys and offering views of the Himalayan ranges in Winter (Oct - March)Holiday/Getaway5
Jalna32 kms from Almora overlooking hills, valleys and Himalayan views beyond (Oct - March).Holiday/Getaway-
NaugaonA complete middle of nowhere location at 35-40 kms from Almora off Jageshwar road towards DhanachuliExperiential1
MananA picturesque area 20 kms from Almora on the Kausani road overlooking mountains on all sides.Holiday/Getaway/Experiential-
Jageshwar RoadJageshwar Road off Almora is home to pristine countryside overlooking Himalayan views and reserve forests.Getaway/Experiential2
ShitlakhetShitlakhet lies at 35 kms west of Almora where Himalayan getaways are located.Getaway/Experiential1
Nearest Airport in Almora
  • Pantnagar Airport ( PGH ) , Pantnagar-112 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Almora
  • Kathgodam ( KGM ), Kathgodam-80 Kms
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