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Things to do in Almora

Scenic Almora offers a range of things to do. Immerse yourself in the alluring grandeur of its natural beauty as you seek a quiet refuge from the maddening cacophony of the big city life. Take a deep breath and feast your eyes on some of the stunning mountain ranges of Almora which are best explored on foot. Hence trekking or hiking is an ideal way to further explore these gorgeous mountain ranges.

If you want to know about Kumaoni art, culture, and history then a trip to The Govind Vallabh Pant Public Museum is a must. Pay homage at various temples in the town or head to the deer park for a good walk. Savour the famous sweet of Almora – baal mithai which is equally popular among locals and tourists alike – a must for those with a sweet tooth. Pick up sweaters and shawls in angora wool or locally woven tweeds. Take a trip to nearby places like Martola – a famous picnic spot or Kausani – a beautiful hill retreat or Ranikhet – a peaceful getaway near Almora. Come and explore the charms of this picturesque small town of Kumaon region.

Sightseeing in Almora

There are many sightseeing options in Almora. This hill station still retains elements of its past as a popular summer getaway for British expats working in India during the glory days of the British Raj.

Shopping in Almora

The main shopping areas in Almora are Lala Bazaar and Chowk Bazaar are steeped in traditional atmosphere, with traditional houses lining cobbled alleys.

Activities in Almora

Apart from exploring this historic town and visiting the temples and museums, trekking is one of the outdoor activities in Almora that you may like to indulge here.

NearBy Places in Almora

There are many places to see near Almora. About 8 kms from Almora is the hilltop shrine of Kasara Devi (goddess Durga), where Swami Vivekananda sat in meditation.

Eating Out in Almora

The food available in Almora restaurants is mostly North Indian, with dal, vegetables and fragrant long-grained basmati rice dominating restaurant menus.

Festivals & Events in Almora

There are innumerable festivals and events in Almora all centered around deities and the harvest.

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