Kasar Devi - Temple in Almora
Near Kalimutt is the temple of Kasar Devi. This very old temple was built on a mountain peak in the 2nd century. The distance between Kalimatt and Kasar Devi is less than 1 km and can be without difficulty covered by foot. The nearby region has become the home of lots of foreigners. The major city is 6 km left.
Yearly on the occasion of Kartik Poornima, lots of people come here to worship and attend the Kasar Devi Fair. It is an attractive Himalayan vision picnic spot. From here one gets a complete vision of the town and the Hawabagh Valley. It gets its name from the black (kali) soil (math) of the region. One can go on foot from Kalimath to Kasar Devi which is only just 1 km from there.
Kasar Devi is a memorable place where people come and end up spending their whole lives coming back repeatedly. The panoramic vision of the Himalayas each morning will absolutely attract those who are in search of peace and soul-searching.
Other Attractions near Kasar Devi
You can walk to Kalimath which is one of the 108 Shakti Peeth in India. This temple is greatly sort after among Hindu pilgrims as this is the just temple where Goddess Kali is worshipped together with her sisters, Saraswati and Laxmi. For wildlife fans, Binsar sanctuary is an alternative that they can travel around.
Jageswar Mahadev is just 40kms away and a must-visit. The temple premises house 124 small and large temples devoted to Lord Shiva. The scenery around the temple was so tranquil and bounded by huge Deodar trees, Nandani and Surabhi flows down the hill to give a tranquil feeling to this pleasing place.
How to Reach Kasar Devi
One can reach Kasar Devi by taking a air travel to the nearby airport which is at Pantnagar and the nearby railway station which is Kathgodam. After that reach Almora by bus and then take a private taxi for Kasar Devi.
Where to Stay Kasar Devi
There are many guesthouses which are Puran`s Cottage, Mohan's Binsar Retreat, Kasaar Jungle Resort and Imperial Heights, Dolma`s guesthouse, Hotel Himsagar.