Best Time to Visit Almora
Almora is open for visiting all year round. Although winters here are a bit severe therefore, it recommended to visit in summer season or light winter. March, April, may, June, September, October and November are the most ideal months to visit this scenic beauty.
What you will like
The natural beauty and charm of nature is the major attraction of this hill station.
What you might not like
This place is not suitable for the travelers who want to go to fancy hotels, resorts. It’s a nature lover’s paradise.
Everyone especially people with the lust and passion for photography and adventure sports.
Food of Almora
Almora has a variety of mouthwatering cuisines to offer its tourists and tickle their taste buds. The food variety includes North Indian food such as dals, vegetables and rice and traditional Kumauni delicacies to make you experience authentic food. Majority of the restaurants are located from the mall road.
Glory Restaurant – It is one of the most popular and best place to experience multi-cuisine food in a beautiful and calm environment.
Bansal café – For all the caffeine lovers, Bansal Café’s cup of hot tea and coffee is a must try option to relieve themselves from the tiring day of exploring Almora city.
Mohan Singh Kheem Singh Rautella – This sweet shop is all over famous for its sweets especially, Bal Mithai. It is advised to visit the shop before 11 in the morning as all the sweets are sold out by then.
Valley Restaurant – It is located at the main road; therefore, one can also walk down to this place enjoying the serene view of the hills and valleys. It serves dishes varying from continental to Chinese.
Shopping in Almora
This city is equipped with several shopping centers. This place is famous for Angora clothes, made from Angora rabbit’s fur and the copper vessels made from the copper industry of Almora. Few of the main markets in Almora are:
Lala Bagh Market – This market offers everything ranging from sweets, bronze items, brassware items to rabbit wool clothes and handicrafts. This buzzing market is a 200-year-old and offers the purest quality of wool.
Thana Bazar – Thana Bazar is the heart of Almora city. It is also known as Almora Bazar. This market is spread on 1.5 kms with no availability of vehicles inside the market. This place is a must visit place for all the foodie. Shop named “Mohan Singh Kheem Singh Rautela” is the most famous shop of Almora city to buy sweets from.
Almora 3 days Itinerary
Day 1- Your travel destinations for this day should include Nandadevi Temple, Lala Bazar and Bright End Corner. After visiting Nandadevi temple head for Lala bazar where you can shop for the traditional handicrafts, copperware and the woolens. To experience the most beautiful sunset head towards the Bright End Corner and relax yourselves in the arms of mother nature. After this treat yourself with the multi-cuisine food at the Glory Restaurant to make a delicious end of your tiring day.
Day 2- This day should include places like Binsar Sanctuary. It is a bird sanctuary but if you are lucky enough, you can also spot a fox or a leopard. After having a tour of the sanctuary head to Valley Restaurant for a delicious lunch. Now, get yourself ready to experience the adventure that waits for you, i.e. Mountain Biking, Trekking. Relax yourself at the Budden Memorial church to fill yourself with the glorious history of Almora with the tasty dinner followed.
Day 3- Start your day going to Mohan Singh Kheem Singh Rautella sweet shop to purchase your favorite sweets and start heading towards Mall road for shopping around and enjoying the scenic beauty of the place.