Simtola is an amazing picnic spot in Almora district of Kumaon region. It is situated 3 kms from Almora. In earlier times, this place was a granite hill and has a diamond mining centre. It is developed as a natural hotspot for the tourists to enjoy picnicking in a calm environment and green surroundings.
What Is Simtola Famous For:
The ravishing views of the mountains covered with pine and deodar trees are enchanting from Simtola. The whole place is covered with woods of pine and fur trees. It is a popular spot for camping and picnicking. The place offers spectacular views of the nearby lofty Himalayan peaks and valleys. One can enjoy the beautiful scenery seen from here.
How to Reach Simtola:
Simtola is just about 3 kilometers away from Almora. It is well connected to all the major cities.
Nearest railway station to Almora is Kathgodam Railway Station, which is 94kms away. Then visitors can get a cab or a bus.
Nearest airport to Almora in Uttarakhand is Pantnagar Airport, which is 124kms away.
Almora is well connected to all the major cities of India. There are many buses and taxi services from Delhi, Haldwani and Dehradun.