Almora, Picturesque district of
Almora is a fine blend of mountain beauty; ancient cultural influences,
sanctified spots, thickly wooded forests, scenic valleys, quaint
cottages, crystal lakes and gushing rivers...... all inspiring one to
call it the
'Switzerland of India'.
Nanda Devi Temple,
Almora:- This ancient temple
is one of the main attractions of Almora town. This temple is hundreds
of year old and carries deep faith
many people from this area. The images and statues on walls of this
temple are intricately and delicately carved. They are very attractive
and almost true to life depiction has been done. Every year a fair,
Nanda Devi Fair, is organized in Almora. People from all over the place
come and participate in this fair. Groups of young men & women dance on
the pulsating music of the mountains.
Public Museum -
Chetai Temple -
Bright & Corner -
Deer Park -
How to Reach
By Air: The nearest airport to Almora is at Pantnagar, the seat of
a famous agricultural university, about 127 KMs from Almora.
Ahe nearest railway station is at Kathgodam situated around 90 KMs away.
Kathgodam is connected by rail directly with Delhi, the capital of
India, Lucknow, the capital of the state of Uttar Pradesh, Dehradun the
capital of the state of Uttaranchal and Calcutta. .
By Road: From Kathgodam local transport, private taxies as well as
buses run by private operators, and buses run by the state government
corporzation - UASRTC are available at all hours. By road Almora is
connected conveniently and is merely 380 KMs away from Delhi, 466 KMs
from Lucknow and 415 KMs from Dehradun..