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Peora, a small village near Mukteshwar is one of the finest destinations for eco tourism situated in the cradle of the mighty Himalayas in India. The geographical location of Peora is in the Kumaon region of Uttaranchal – the hill state of north India. It is located in the district of Nainital and is close to the city of Mukteshwar (10 km) and Almora (23 km).
Peora with its picturesque backdrop is cradled in the outer Himalayan Shivalic ranges of Kumaon. It can be best described as a small hamlet situated at a height 6600ft/1997mt. with its offbeat characteristic, draped with the thick blanket of natural vegetation of mainly pine and oak. This place offers visitors the uninterrupted view of over 350 km span of high snow capped Himalayan terrain a very unique experience for hungry eyes.
The best way to reach Peora is to take the Kathgodam Shatabdi from Delhi, and a taxi from the railway station. The 2-2.5 hour drive will cost roughly INR 1200.
You can walk in the hills of Peora.
Visit Aarohi, the local NGO, which works for causes ranging from education to environmental conservation.
Peora is a small villege. You will not find any market here where you can buy local stuff. There is a herbal factory in Peora where you can buy some herbal stuff like Face Pack made from peach seeds, some herbal spices.
There is a small hotel (?) in Peora where you can ask the owner to prepare some food stuff.