Martola, a popular place in Almora, is known for its picturesque natural beauty and serenity. It lies just 10 km away from Almora. Martola is positioned within verdant forests, meadows and is encircled by majestic mountains of Himalayas. When coming via bus or taxi, one needs to get down at Panuwanaula, from where the rest of the distance is covered on foot. This peaceful and charming location is perfect for picnics with family and friends. Embarking upon nature walks over here amid the greenery, fresh air and mountains is therapeutic. Charmed by the beauty of Martola, many foreigners prefer to live here and form a good number in the population of the place.
Simtola is another serene spot blessed with Mother Nature’s abundant goodness. It lies about 5 km from Almora, opposite of a horseshoe ridge. Simtola is a popular tourist destination where people love to go for picnics. The wonderful spot of nature is also a good place for camping. The green vegetation mainly consists of pine, deodar and fir trees. From Simtola, one can see the beautiful mountains and valleys that simply look mesmerizing and are soothing to the eyes. The pleasant terrain of Simtola will never disappoint in creating the best atmosphere for relaxation, contemplation and rejuvenation.