The temple is located at a distance of about 47 kilometres from the city center of Almora town.
Ganganath Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is a very important place for devotees in Almora and nearby places. Devotees throng to the temple on the occasion of Kartik Purnima when a fair is held at the place. The fair is very popular among the locals where folk dance and rhythmic hymns fill the air with elated sounds. The Ganganath temple is famous for water percolating into the shivling from the aerial roots of a tree.
Ganganath Temple can be reached by a shared taxi or a hired taxi from the town of Almora.