Kasaar Devi Temple is at the walking distance from Ganga Guest House. It is believed that this temple was built by a king named Rudrak. Kasaar Devi Temple is mentioned in Skanda Purana. Kasar Devi is a temple on the Kashyap Hills, 7 km North from Almora, where Swami Vivekananda once came to meditate in the late 19th century. This place is also famous for magnificent view of Himalayas and the breathtaking night view of Almora city.
The Dana Golu devata Gairar, temple is about 2 km from the main gate of Binsar wildlife sanctuary & about 15 km. from Almora. Golu Devata is thought to be as an incarnation of Gaur Bhairav (Shiva), and is worshipped all over the region and regarded as the dispenser of justice by the devotees with extreme faith. At Dana Golu, there is the original and most ancient temple of Golu devata.
Famous Temple of Chitai Golu in Almora Chitai Temple is dedicated to Golu Devta, an incarnation of Gaur Bhairav. Situated 8kms from Almora the deity of this sacred temple is reputed to make every wish come true, provided the worshipper ask for it with a clear conscience. All he asks for in propitiation is a bell, as was evident from the thousands of bells strung across the temple premises.
Jageshwar is a Hindu pilgrimage town in Almora district, Uttarakhand, dedicated to Lord Shiva, located 36 km northeast of Almora, in Kumaun region. The temple city comprises a cluster of 124 large and small stone temples, dating 9th to 13th century AD, with many preserved by the Archaeological Survey of India, which include Dandeshwar Temple, Chandi-ka-Temple, Jageshwar Temple. The biggest shrine is the Dandeshwar Temple.
Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary
Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Himalayas on top of the Jhandi Dhar hills. It is about 33 km north of the Almora town in Uttarakhand, India. From a place called Zero Point in Binsar one can see the Himalayan peaks like Kedarnath Peak, Shivling, Trisul and Nanda Devi. Binsar was established in 1988 for the conservation and protection of the shrinking broad leaf oak (Quercus) forests of the Central Himalayan region, and it has over 200 bird species.
Simtola Eco-Park is a popular spot for camping and picnicking and it is situated 3km from Almora. Simtola is surrounded by thick forests of deodar and chir trees and lies adjacent to the famous Kasardevi hill. Sidheshwar, Adey and Golu temples lie in its midst and is the ideal place to view snowcapped Bandarpunch and Nandadevi peaks.