Katarmal Sun Temple

Katarmal Temple is a magnificent Surya temple also known as Bara Aditya temple. Katarmal is located about 17 kms from Almora and is positioned at an elevation of 2,116 m. One has to trek almost three kms crossing Hawalbagh and Matela near Kosi River. The Katarmal Temple has the distinction of being the only Sun temple in Kumaon.

How to Reach :

By Air

The nearest airport to Almora is at Pantnagar, the seat of a famous agricultural university, about 142 KMs from Katarmal Sun Temple and 127 KMs From Almora.

By Train

The nearest railway station is at Kathgodam situated around 90 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

By Road

The nearest town from Katarmal is kosi 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 a 1.5 KM Track from Kosi to Katarmal.