Gana Nath Temple, 47 kms from Almora, is famous for its caves and a Shiva temple. During the special Kartik Purnima carnival held at the temple, the entire region echoes with the sounds of rhythmic hymns and captivating folk songs.
Legend / Local stories
How to Reach:
The nearest airport to Almora is at Pantnagar, the seat of a famous agricultural university, about 174 KMs from Takula ,the nearest Town from Gana Nath Temple and 127 KMs From Almora.
The nearest railway station is at Kathgodam situated around 90 KMs away from Almora. Kathgodam is connected by rail directly with Delhi, the capital of India, Lucknow, the capital of the state of Uttar Pradesh, Dehradun the capital of the state of Uttarakhand
The nearest town from Gana Nath Templeis Takula and it is well connected through road network. Since air and rail connectivity in Uttarakhand is limited, road network is the best and easily available transport option. You can either drive to Almora and than kosi or hire a cab/taxi to reach kosi ,almora from Delhi or any other nearby cities. You have enjoy an around 5 KM Track from Takula to Gana Nath.
Almora Range, Uttarakhand 263628