Simtola is located near Hiradungi at a distance of about 8.3 kilometres from the town of Almora. The entry to the place is free of cost.
Simtola is a famous picnic spot amidst lush greenery and abode of nature. The place is full of peace and serenity with breathtaking views of mountains surrounding the place. The place is covered with Pine and Deodar trees. Simtola is a paradise for nature lovers and photographers.
Simtola was a granite hill and was a famous diamond mining center in the earlier times.
Simtola can be reached from Almora by hiring a taxi from Almora.