Places to visit near Almora

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Almora is a beautiful district of Uttarakhand that comes under the Kumaon region. As we know, Uttarakhand state is divided into 2 divisions Garhwal and Kumaon division and Almora is one of the districts of the Kumaon division that shares a border with the Chamoli district of Garhwal region. There are many places to visit in and nearby Almora you can go with your friends, family, solo or with your group.

Below are some places to visit near Almora that are on our recommended list you must visit. For more information, contact us for tour guide or cab services for your journey.


Binsar is a wildlife sanctuary in the Almora district and it is perched at an elevation of 2420 meters. Binsar is well known for its beautiful forests and it offers beautiful views of the Himalayan range and some other peaks such as Nanda Devi, Chaukhamba and others. If you want to visit Binsar and don’t know how to reach Binsar then you can read our Binsar how to reach Guide.


Jageshwar temple group is a popular temple in Almora and every year thousands of pilgrims and tourists from all over India visit this holy ancient temple. Jageshwar Dham is located at an elevation of 1870 meters above sea level and a distance of 37 Km from the main market Almora. Cabs and buses are easily available from Almora to Jageshwar Dham or you can book a cab with the Garhwali Traveller cab network at a very reasonable price.


Ramgarh is another popular tourist destination in Almora district of Uttarakhand and is suitable for family, friends, couples, group tours and solo travelers. Ramgarh is also known as the “Fruit Bowl of Kumaon” A variety of fruits are found here, such as apples, apricots, peaches and pears. Read our Ramgarh travel guide for more detailed information about this destination.


Ranikhet is one of the most developed cities of Kumaon and is one of the industrial hub of Kumaon. It is a charming hill station located in the Almora district of Uttarakhand at an elevation of 1829 meters. Ranikhet means – Queens Land and it is a popular tourist spot of Kumaon region. So if you are in Almora then you must visit Ranikhet.


Mukteshwar a beautiful destination situated at an elevation of 2285 meters above from sea level, located in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. This place is popular for adventure sports and hiking as well. It is situated at an elevation of 2285 meters above from sea level. There is a famous temple of lord Shiva Mukteshwar Dham where every year thousands of pilgirms visit the holy temple of lord Shiva. If you are in Almora then you must visit Mukteshwar dham also. How to reach Mukteshwar read our guide here.


Kausani is a beautiful village hill station in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. If you want a peaceful location, then pack your bagpack and head towards Kausani. From here you can see the beautiful dark green hills and panoramic view of Himalayan range and other peaks such as Trishul, Nanda Devi and Panchachuli peaks. This hill station is so peaceful and everyone should visit Kausani once in his/her life. It is another highly recommended destination by us.


It is one of the most beautiful and biggest natural lake in the Almora district of Uttarakhand. This lake is and city is named after Bhima, the mythological character of Mahabharata. This lake is situated at an altitude of 1370 meters above from the sea level. This lake city is gaining popularity day by day because of the pristine lake and boating in the Bhimtal lake.


Sattal is another natural lake nearby Almora and it is a hidden natural beauty lake you must go. It is located in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand and is 64 Km away from Almora district. SatTal is situated at an elevation of 1370 meters above from the sea level and offers beautiful views of nature. Basically it is a group pf 7 lakes and most of the lakes gets water only during the monsoon season. Sattal is a perfect destination for honeymooners, nature lovers, groups, families and leisure seeking tourists.

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