Excursions in Almora
Almora Travel Guide
- Almora Places to See
- Road Route to Almora
- Excursions in Almora
- Guide to arrive at Almora
- Hotels in Almoraa
Situated at the distance of 47kms north of Almora, Gananath is highly popular for an old deity of Lord Shiva. Here at this tourist destination you’ll see abundant natural caves where people in early times used to reside while visiting the holy temples spread all across the great Himalayas.
Situated at the distance of 35kms from Almora, Someshwar houses a temple with Lord Shiva as its headed deity. The place is built by the Raja Som Chand who is also the founder of Chand Dynasty. The name of the temple is given after the merging of Raja Som Chand's and Lord Maheshwara's names. The sacred temple keeps great religious value among the people of this region.
Kausani is set above sea level at an elevation of 1890 meters and is located 47 kilometers away from Almora. You may know the name of Sumitra Nandan PANT- the famous Hindi poet, was born in this region. It is a place presented with chirping birds, fantastic snow covered Himalayan view, Green hilly area, orchads, and charming environment. It is a worth watching destination.
Binsar is 31 kilometers away from Almora and is famous for its highly visited Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary where thousands of tourists visit every year. People often visit this place to worship at Lord Shiva’s temple- Bineshwar at Binsar. Raja Kalyan had constructed this temple who was king of Chand Dynasty. This temple is built above sea level floating at 2,412 meters elevation. Being located in between dense forest, Binsar is a beautiful and calm place with pleasant environment and soothing environment. You can enjoy watching famous uttarakhand peaks such as Nanda Devi, Kedarnath, Panchcahuli, Chaukhamba, Nanda Kot, and Kedarnath etc.
Located at a distance of 35 kms away from the town of Almora, at an altitude of 1,870mts above sea level, Jageshwar is a holy temple dedicated to lord Shiva in Kumaon region. It is one of important tourist destination and is believed to be eighth jyotirlinga in India. It is positioned in the lap of nature behind lush green dense deodar trees. It is a set of ancient temples which are about hundred in number. It is a peace offering place indeed.
Located at distance of 46 kilometers away from Almora town at an elevation of 1,869 meters above sea level, Ranikhet or also known as the queen’s land is a charming hill station town in Almora district in the state of Uttarakhand. This beautiful tourist destination possesses lush green forests, magnificent mountains and superb exotic surroundings which makes this place nature’s paradise.
Located 76 kms away from Almora, Mukteshwar is set above sea level at an elevation of 2,285 meters. Mukteshwar is named after 350 year old sacred temple of Lord Shiva. British constructed this temple in 1893 and previously it was Research and education institute (IVRI). An amazing view of Himalayan range is offered by Mukteshwar temple which is situated on top of mountain. One who visits Almora, are recommended to travel this amazing place for making your trip mesmerizing.
Located at a distance of 68 kilometers from Almora and above sea level floating at 1,938 meters elevation, the Nainital is most famous name in Uttrakhand tourism. Due to its amazing sightseeing and adventure this spot attracts thousands of both local and international tourists every year. This beautiful place gives lots of opportunities in paragliding, trekking, cycling, agling, and rappelling to the adventure loving people. Nainital is also called as the city of lakes and the name of this place is taken from a lake called Naini Lake. This lake is around 2 miles wide and enriched with many small shops, cottages, hotels and restaurants. During your visit to Almora, it’s recommended to see this place for thrilling trip.