Nearby Places in Shitlakhet

Almora

Almora

Almora is a municipal board and a cantonmenttown in the Almora district in the state ofUttarakhand, India. Almora was founded in 1568.[1] It is the district headquarters of Almora district. It is considered the cultural heart of the Kumaonregion of Uttarakhand.

Kausani

Kausani

Kausani is located 52 km north of Almora. There are very few places in the Himalayas that can compare with the beauty of Kausani - a picturesque hill station famous for its scenic splendour and its spectacular 300 km-wide panoramic view of Himalayan peaks like Trisul,Nanda Devi and Panchchuli. Kausani lies atop a ridge at an altitude of around 1890 m amidst dense pine trees overlooking Someshwar valley on one side and Garur and Baijnath Katyuri valley on the other on Almora-Bageshwar-Didihat Highway.

Binsar

Binsar

Binsar Wildlife Sanctuary is located in theHimalayas on top of the Jhandi Dhar hills. It is about 33 km north of the Almora town inUttarakhand, 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 the summer capital of the Chand Kings, who ruled over Kumaon from the 11th to 18th centuries AD. 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.

Ranikhet

Ranikhet

Ranikhet is a hill station and cantonment town in Almora district in the Indian state ofUttarakhand. It is the home for the Military Hospital, Kumaon Regiment (KRC) and Naga Regiment and is maintained by the Indian Army. Ranikhet is at an altitude of 1,869 metres (6,132 ft) above sea level and within sight of the western peaks of the Himalayas.