Places to See in Almora

Almora has 13 tourist spots and places to see.

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There are 13 tourist spots in Almora where travellers can spent their leisure time. Here you will find list of all the Almora sightseeing options which you must visit and plan your itinerary accordingly. Explore the hidden gems of Almora through this well-researched list, learn about the most happening places, things to do, famous picnic spots for a memorable vacation in Almora.

Chitai Golu Devta Temple

Chitai Golu Devta Temple

9 kms / 24 mins
Free Entry | Exploration Time 2 hr |
The famous Temple of Chitai Almora is the Golu Devta Chitai temple, dedicated to Gollu or Goljyu Devta an Avtar (incarnation) of Lord Shiva in the for...
Bright End Corner, Almora

Bright End Corner, Almora

2.7 kms / 15 mins
Bright End Corner is a scenic place situated at a favourable distance of 2 km from the beauteous Almora district of Uttarakhand. This natural paradise...
Martola

Martola

10 kms / 24 mins
Martola is a picturesque place known for its scenic grandeur located about 10 kms from Almora. This place is surrounded by thick woodlands and we...
Kalimat

Kalimat

1.7 kms / 15 mins
Kalimat is a fairy tale hamlet located in the Hawalbag Tehsil of Almora district. This village comes under kalimat Panchayat. It is located about 5 km...
Deer Park, Almora

Deer Park, Almora

10.5 kms / 30 mins
Free Entry | Exploration Time 2 hr |
The Deer Park situated at Narayan Tiwari Dewai about 3 km from Almora. Lush green trees of pine surround the park and oak that adds up to its natural ...
Govind Ballabh Pant Public Museum

Govind Ballabh Pant Public Museum

Pandit Govind Ballabh Pant Museum is located on Mall Road in Almora city. This museum was built in 1980 to honour the noteworthy efforts of ...
Simtola

Simtola

8 kms / 26 mins
Simtola is a famous picnic spot opposite to a horseshoe ridge, which offers a panoramic view of the luscious terrains and the nearby misty valleys....
Katarmal Sun Temple

Katarmal Sun Temple

19.2 kms / 45 mins
Free Entry | Exploration Time 3 hr |
The Katarmal Surya Temple is a 9th-century temple built by Katarmalla, a Katyuri King, exhibiting the architectural style of the ancient artisans...
Kasar Devi Temple

Kasar Devi Temple

9 kms / 30 mins
Kasar Devi Temple is a famous Hindu shrine which sits high at an altitude of 2,116 metres above sea level. This 2nd-century temple is adorned on a hil...
Kasar Devi

Kasar Devi

8 kms / 30 mins
Perched just 8 kms from Almora, Kasar Devi is a hushed hamlet situated in the silence of verdant Kumaon hills. One of the many hidden jewels in Uttara...
Nanda Devi Temple Almora

Nanda Devi Temple Almora

0.6 km / 9 mins
Free Entry | Exploration Time 30 mins |
In the tranquil vistas of Kumaon, lies a sacred temple of Nanda Devi, an incarnation of the Hindu Goddess Durga. This holy shrine is located in the he...
Lakhudiyar Rock Painting

Lakhudiyar Rock Painting

The Lakhudiyar Walls located in the Barechhina village of the Almora district of Uttarakhand. It is a marvelous piece of history that is preserved in ...
Jageshwar

Jageshwar

41 kms / 1 hr 30 mins
Jageshwar is situated at an elevation of 1,870 mts above sea level and at a distance of 37 kms from Almora. Jageshwar is an important tourist destinat...

Other Places to See in Almora

Markets in Almora: The main markets or bazaar of Almora are Lala Bazaar, Malli Bazaar, Karkhana Bazaar and Thana Bazaar. You can buy local utensils, clothes, and other things of your necessity at these bazaars.

Almora Things To Do (Activities)

  1. Village walk is very popular as it provides an insight into the lives and daily routine of the villagers. The walks lead through fields and forests, along streams, magnificent cedar and pine forests. 
  2. Adventure activities: The rugged terrain and undulating hills of Almora makes it a perfect spot to try some adventure activities to test your strength and endurance. Rock climbing, Burma Bridge and Spider Web are some of the activities that one can partake in. 
  3. Cycling: Cycling is a fun and healthy way to explore the nearby surroundings at Almora. One can cycle through the dense forest area of Binsar Wildlife with family and friends. 
  4. Shopping: Being a commercial hub, Almora has one of the largest markets in Kumaon region and a perfect spot for shopalcoholic. Apparels made from Angora wool are quite popular in Almora. 
  5. Panchachuli weavers : In Addition to general shopping you can visit this as well for handmade products. This organisation employees only local women to weave some of the most amazing products, these products are all handmade and that makes it even more special!
  6. Nature Walks: The natural beauty that encompasses the vicinity of Almora is quite breathtaking. The possibility of exploring this beautiful region would be hard to resist. Nature walk to the nearby villages and hiking are quite popular at Almora.
  7. Visiting Temples: You can visit Katarmal Sun Temple, Golu Devta Temple, Jageshwar Dham, Nanda Devi Temple and many more which are are locate in and around Almora.
  8. Lakhutiar cave paintings : Here you get to witness paintings made by cavemen during the stone age, the rock paintings each depict a particular story.
  9. Ramakrishna Kutir : founded in 1916 this center serves as a home for all the monks. Based on the principles of Swami Vivekananda this place is a must visit if you are into meditation.
  10. Eat local cuisines and sweets: You can enjoy the best local cusine in the market of Almora. Do not forget to taste the famous Bal Mithai and Singhodi of Almora.
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