picturesque hill station, at an altitude of 1650 metres, is one of the
few not created
by the British. Some 400 years ago it was the capital of the Chand Rajas
Almora is larger than Ranikhet and Kausani, there'an interesting bazaar,
good views of the mountains and some great walks. The eight-km walk up
to the Kasar Devi Temple is recommended this is where Wwami Vivekananda
came to meditate.
Hotel Shikhar, Museum, Hotel Pawan Hight Adventure, Kailash Hotelm Savoy
Hotel, Holiday Home. Himalay Woollines, Hotel Bright etc.
Katarmal & Jageshwar: There are a number of ancient temple sites in
the area. At Katramal is the 800 year old Sun Temple. A much larger
group dating back to the 7th century AD, is 34 km away at Jageshwar in
an attractive valley of deodars.