Almora : Uttaranchal - This photo is of Almora, This charming hill resort was the flourishing capital of the chand dynasty. The region was earlier under the reigns of the katyuri king baichaldeo, who donated this area to Gujrathi brahmin Shri Chand Tiwari. In 1560 the capital of the chand destiny was shifted to Almora (From Champawat) by Kalyan chand. The beautiful town is set on a 6 kms long horse shaddle shaped ridge. It affords breadth taking views of the snowy summits of Himayalayas and is an excellent place for a peaceful holiday.