Banri Devi Temple
Banri Devi Temple is situated 26 kms from Almora on the Almora-Lamgarha Road. However, out of the 26 kms, one has to trek almost ten kms and hence reaching this temple is extremely arduous. The octagonal temple has an ancient idol of Vishnu with the Sheshnag pose, i.e. the four armed Vishnu sleeping on the Sheshnag.
How to Reach :
The nearest airport to Almora is at Pantnagar, the seat of a famous agricultural university, about 147 KMs from Banri Devi Mandir and 127 KMs From Almora.
The nearest railway station is at Kathgodam situated around 110 KMs away. 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.
Banri Devi Mandir 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 Banri Devi or hire a cab/taxi to reach Banri Devi,Almora from Delhi or any other nearby cities.