Dated back to the early 2nd century, the Kasar Devi Temple is located at an elevation of 2116mt situated on a top of a hill. It is about 5km away from Almora and around 70km from Nainital.
The ancient shrine of Kasar Devi overlooks the town and stunning Hawabagh Valley. It is believed that this place has great history, as the temples find a special mention in the Skanda Purana. This place is also devoted to the teachings and beliefs of Swami Vivekananda, who came here in search of serenity and spent few years of his life here.
In its close proximity is the Kalimath temple and can be reached by foot. It is barely at a walking distance from the Kasar Devi temple. For nature lovers this is a perfect place to relax and find inner peace in its serene ambiance, thus, an ideal location for planning a picnic with family and friends.