About Almora

Almora is a municipal board and a cantonment town in the Almora district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. It is the administrative headquarters of Almora district. Nestled within higher peaks of the Himalaya, Almora enjoys a year-round mild temperate climate. Almora was founded in 1568 by King Kalyan Chand, however, there are accounts of human settlements in the hills and surrounding region in the Hindu epic Mahabharata. Almora was the seat of chand kings that ruled over the Kumaon Kingdom. It is considered the cultural heart of the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand.
Katarmal Surya Temple

Katarmal Surya Temple is a 9th-century temple built by Katarmalla, a Katyuri King, exhibiting the architectural style of the ancient artisans. This Hindu temple is perched at an elevation of 2,116 meters above sea level and is situated at a distance of 19 km from Almora.
Zero Point

Zero Point is a tower that has been erected right at the heart of the Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary. Binsar Zero Point is located in the heart of the Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary Almora and is the highest viewpoint from where one can savor a 360-degree view of the various peaks of Himalaya.

Jageshwar Temples also referred to as Jageswar Temples or Jageshwar valley temples, are a group of over 100 Hindu temples dated between the 7th and 12th century near Almora.
Kasar Devi

Kasar Devi temple, dedicated to Kasar Devi, after whom the place is also named. The Kasar Devi Temple, Almora offers a pleasant view of the Almora city and Hawabagh Valley. One can also savor a 360-degree view of the majestic Himalayas peaks.
Chitai Temple

The famous Temple of Chitai Almora is the Golu Devta Chitai temple, dedicated to Gollu or Goljyu Devta an Avtar of Lord Shiva in the form of Gaur Bhairav.

Binsar is one of the scenic places in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. Binsar is known for offering spell-binding views of the majestic Himalayan peaks such as Chaukhamba, Nanda Devi, Nanda Kot, Panchachuli, and Kedarnath.
Deer Park

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 magnificence.
Bright End Corner

Bright End Corner is a natural paradise in Almora that offers a mesmerizing view of the snowy peaks.

Dunagiri is one of the high peaks of the Chamoli District Himalayas in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand. It lies at the northwest corner of the Sanctuary Wall, a ring of peaks surrounding Nanda Devi and enclosing the Nanda Devi Sanctuary.

Jalna an off-beat destination still stands with its vintage flavor as one of the Serene Small Himalayan Resort of Uttarakhand.
Best Time To Visit Almora

Almora can be visited any time of the year, thanks to its moderate elevation, but the best time to visit Almora is in the months of August to November. Almora is charming even in the hottest months of summer. The temperature in summers ranges between 25°C to 30°C. Almora receives moderate rainfall in the monsoon. The green hills freshen up with the rain showers and the weather stays pleasant throughout the season anyway. The temperature range in the monsoon is approximately 25°C to 28°C. This is the best time to visit Almora and visit its attractions like Bright End Corner, Kalimut, Martola, Deer Park, Simtola, Katarmal Sun Temple, Golbind Ballabh Pant Public Museum, Kasaar Devi Temple, etc. Winters of Almora can be chilly or freezing in the months of December and January. But otherwise, the weather stays mildly chilling. The temperature in winters ranges between 5°C to 15°C. This too is a good time to visit Almora.

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