Popularly known as the “Switzerland of India” Almora is a beautiful hill station in the state of Uttaranchal. Located on a ridge 5900 ft above sea level, it is a big hit among tourists looking for tranquility, fresh air, and natural beauty. High mountains and a terrain with plush green luxury adorn this lovely town from all sides. It possesses rich cultural heritage and history. Almora travel guide is full of references to the mesmerizing sceneries and serene spots in and around this place.
Almora has also been a famous destination among the scholars of yore as it offers serene surroundings to meditate and assimilate knowledge. One of the great personalities to have taken birth and also spent his time in Almora is Swami Satyananda Saraswati, Swami Vivekananda, when he was on a himalayan sojourn also stopped here.