Almora is a a picturesque hill station and district head quarters in the Kumaun region of Uttarakhand. Almora was the seat of power of the Chand Dynasty who ruled the land of Kumaon for almost one thousand years. Almora is famous for breathtaking panoramic view of Himalayas, its rich cultural heritage, unique handicrafts and magnificent wildlife.
Almora is an agricultural base and also a trade centre.
Doonagiri mela Doonagiri, noted for its ancient Durga Temple, is a pilgrim spot that attracts a large of pilgrims, during the fair days at Navratri in October. Kasar Devi Mela A fair is held twice a year, during winter and summer moths, in the picturesque and older part of the town. The fact that the great Swami Vivekananda came to Almora and gained enlightenment in a small cave at Kasar Devi adds the trivia to give a lot more significance to the place. Shrawan Mela, Jageshwar fair in July & August, Gananath Mela in October-November and Dwarahat Mela held in April are some other important festivities of the region.
The nearest Airport is Pantnagar (127km).RAIL
The nearest railhead is Kathgodam (90km).ROAD
Connected by good network of roads. Nainitall 71km, Delhi 382km and Haridwar 357 km.