Almora is a tiny but picturesque hill town in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand. It's one of those places that prove Uttarakhand has a lot more to offer than what you've seen till now. Each moment in Almora is time well spent, whether you're with family or friends. You can plan to reach the hill station by air, rail or road. Due to the excellent road connectivity of the town, it's quite easy and preferable to reach there by road.
Reach Almora By Air
The closest airport to the Almora city is Pantnagar Airport. Pantnagar airport is around 115 kilo meter away from the region. Those who have a wealthy background and want to check in to the town earlier take a flight and enjoy the comfortable trip. There is a big benefit reaching Almora by plane that is traffic problem, if one is travel by bus it might face traffic on the way. Time is valuable so one can save more time by air traveling. The charge of flights may be high but comfortable and easier way to reach the city. From Pantnagar airport taxis and private cars run to Almora, Haldwani and Nainital.
Buses are also easily accessible fro Hldwani and Nainital to Almora. From airport a taxi may costs around Rs. 1600 for one trip to the town. Jolly Grant is another option to reach Almora which is about 197 kilo meter away. Jolly grant airport is located in the capital city of Dehradun. Jolly grant airway is a domestic airport which well connected to Delhi. Pantnagar airport also connected to Delhi but on alternate days.
Reach Almora By Rail
Railway is one of the major transportations in India which is almost linked with most of the parts of Indian states and cities. Thousands of people travel by train every day in India to different places. Tourist can also reach Almora by train. Kathgodam is the nearest railhead located 83 kilo meters away from the city. Kathgodam railway station has a rich connection with major cities all over India like Delhi, Kolkata and Lucknow. Kathgodam railway is the gateway to Kumaon region so trains are easily accessible. At the railway station buses and taxis move to Almora.
Reach Almora By Road (By Bus)
It is well joined by roads with many of the northern cities in India. Busses are conveniently available from ISBT Anad Vihar, Delhi, to Kathgodam and Almora. One can also take a drive through national high way no. 87 and 87E. If some one wants to go Almora by visiting Kumaon region, then taxis are available from Kumaon region as well to Almora district. Tourist can also reach Kathgodam by train and can hire private vehicles from there to Almora.