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Places to visit in Almora

Best Places to Visit in Almora for relaxing Trip

Almora is a haven for nature enthusiasts & It’s a hill station shaped in horse-shoe and shows pre-British heritage. It is located in Uttarakhand and there are two famous lakes where you can do boating and picnic. The places in hill station are identical to European hill stations. During monsoon, the climate becomes more pleasant, Hare I am going to share the Best Places to visit in Almora.

Tourist Places in Almora for Relaxing Vacation

  • Gobind Vallabh Pant Museum 
  • Deer park
  • Famous temples in Almora
  • Dunagiri hill town
  • Jageshwar 
  • Zero-point

1. Govind Vallabh Pant Museum

Govind Vallabh Pant Museum
Govind Vallabh Pant Museum

The museum is named after India’s freedom fighter Gobind Vallabh Pant. Within the museum, you can see artifacts and ancient items of dynasties that ruled Almora. At the museum, there are several paintings that represent the culture of Uttarakhand. There is no entry fee and you can roam in the premises freely. You must visit the museum if you are a history enthusiast.  

Visiting hours: 10:00AM – 5:00PM

Entry fee: Free

Trip Duration: Around 2 hours

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2. Deer Park

Deer Park
Deer Park

The place is perfect for wildlife lovers and watching beautiful deer is an off-beat experience. Here at park tourists can see many species of wild animals like leopard, Himalayan black deer and lots more. You can do a picnic here at deer park and for that pack your refreshments. There is no entry fee so you can spend as much time you want. 

Visiting hours: 10:00AM to 6:00PM

Entry fee: Free

Trip Duration: Around 1-2 hours 

3. Famous Temples in Almora

Famous Temples in Almora
Famous Temples in Almora

The place is famous for its beautifully constructed temples and there are plenty of them. The temples are dedicated to an incarnation of Gods and Goddesses. Must visit temples in Almora are Kasar Devi temple and Katarmal Sun temple. The best part is that in Kasar Devi Temple you can attend a festival namely ‘Kasar Devi fair’. From the Katarmal Sun temple tourists can have a magnificent view of the city.    

Visiting Timings: 6:00AM – 6:00PM

Entry fee: Free

Famous temples: Katarmal Sun temple, Kasar Devi temple, Chitai temple

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4. Dunagiri Hill Town

Dunagiri Hill Town
Dunagiri Hill Town

This town is a perfect place for solitary space because there are no popular places in Dunagiri. At Dunagiri you can find many peaceful places surrounded by splendid beauty and that’s what makes this place perfect for solitude people. You must visit the Dunuagiri hill town if want to escape daily life and spend some me-time.        

Visiting hours: Before sunsets

Trip Duration: Around 2-3 Hours

5. Jageshwar 

Jageshwar
Jageshwar

This is a small town that is famous for its beautiful temples. There are around 124 temples in town and most visited out of these temples is Jageshwar Mahadev Temple. Many of these temples are of ancient time and still, the architecture of temples looks magnificent. The archaeological work on temples displays mythological beliefs.     

Visiting hours: 24*7 accessible

Trip Duration: Around 1-2 hours

Entry Fee: Free

6. Zero-point

Zero-point
Zero-point

This is a place in wildlife sanctuary from where you can have a panoramic view of Himalayan peaks. To reach the zero point you need to trek about 1 km within the sanctuary and after reaching the point you can have a glimpse of Shivling, Nanda Devi and Kedarnath. For a better experience, you must carry binoculars. 

Visiting hours: 10:00AM – 6:00PM

Trip Duration: Around 2 hours

Entry Fee: INR150 onwards

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Frequently Asked Questions?

Q. How to reach Almora?

A. By Air – Dehradun International Airport (175 km).
By Rail – Kathgodam railway station is the nearest station from Almora.
By Road – There are regular bus and taxis services all around the city.  

Q. What type of food is available in Almora?

A. In Almora, you will get the taste of Uttarakhand cuisines and tasty sweets. There are several cafes and restaurants where you can enjoy the food. 
Famous restaurants and cafes = Bansal Café, Chawla’s veg & non-veg, Glory restaurant, New Soni restaurant, Silver Oak restaurant. 

Q. Best time to visit Almora?

A. The best time to visit Almora is in the spring and summer season. From March to August is when the climate remains pleasant to explore Almora.

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