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How To Reach Almora
Nestled in the Himalayas, Almora is a cantonment town 1638 meters above sea level and is stretched across a 5 km elevation on Kashyap Hill. It is famed for it’s panoramic views of the Himalayas, rich diverse culture and surrounding natural beauty that draws thousands of visitors every year. It is also an important shopping district and the trade center for the Kumaon Region. It is well-connected by road, rail and air. Read below to find out the best way to reach Almora.
Patnanagar Airport is the closest domestic airport to Almora, 115 km away. The airport is well connected to other parts of the country. There are several bus and taxi options to take visitors back and forth. These are easily available and makes this one of the best ways to reach Almora. The closest International Airport is the Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi.
Almora is well connected by road to other North Indian cities of Uttarakhand. The distance from Delhi is about 365 km. However, there are multiple private and public transportation services to get visitors to Almora from in and around the area. The town is connected to NH87 and NH87E and can be reached easily by car, making roadways one of the best ways to reach.
Kathgodam Station is the closest one to Almora, approximately 38 km away. Trains are numerous at this station due to it being the entryway to the Kumaon Region. There are also multiple bus and taxi options easily accessible for all visitors in the area. This is one of the quickest and best ways to reach Almora.
Getting around Almora can be done on foot as the length of the town is not more than 5 km. There are numerous hotels in and around the area to suit all budgets. There are some lavish estates just outside Almora for visitors as well. You can reach these estates by hiring a private car/cab.