Almora Bhimtal Break 5N/6D
Travel at weekends from Delhi’s hectic life to enjoy the beautiful mountains of the Nainital. The famous Neem Karoli baba ashram is only 20 km away from Nainital.
Main tourist attractions in Bhimtal-Corbett trip
Chetai Temple– The Golu Devta Chitai, a Shiva temple is a locally popular temple at 4 Km short of the main gate of Binsar wildlife sanctuary & 10kms from Almora
Katarmal Sun temple– Katarmal Sun Temple is an 800-year-old temple complex having 45 smaller shrines. It’s one of the most prominent Sun Temples in the country after Konark.
Binsar Sanctuary– Binsar (20kms from Almora) is situated at a height of 8000 ft above sea level and sports excellent Himalayan views in winter. The sanctuary and reserve forest around are excellent for bird watchers in winter. Walking / Hiking around the area is also popular.
Banari Devi Temple– Banari Devi Temple is a 9th-century temple located 2 km from Jalna (1900 ft above sea level). The temple is octagonal in shape and has a broken stone statue of the four-armed Lord Vishnu reclining on Sheshnag. Kutumbari Devi Temple is situated nearby.
Jageshwar Temple– Jageshwar is a Hindu pilgrimage town at 36 km northeast of Almora. The temple city comprises a cluster of 124 large and small stone temples, dating 9th to 13th century AD, with many preserved by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). Jageshwar is believed by some to be the site of the first of the twelve Jyotirlingas, Nageshvara Jyotirlinga (Some others believe Nagnath Aundha in Maharashtra or Nageshwar in Dwarka to be the Jyotirlinga).
Bhimeshwara Temple– Bhimeshwara Mahadev Temple, an old 17th century Shiva temple in the bank of Bhimtal lake,
Naukuchiatal / Sattal / Bhimtal Lakes– Considered lake districts of Kumaon, Bhimtal / Sattal / Naukuchiatal (5kms from each other) are three high altitude (3000 – 4500 ft above sea level) lakes that offer green surroundings, wooded walks, excellent views and where guests can do a bit of Boating.
Sattal Lake– Sattal Lake is set amongst dense forests of oak and pine trees. Sattal is less visited as compared to Bhimtal and Naukuchiatal and therefore least touristy of lakes in Kumaon area. Migratory birds arrive here in large number in winter and early summer and therefore the lake is excellent for Bird watching.
Departure TimePlease arrive by 8:45 AM for a prompt departure at 9:00 AM
Return TimeApproximately 8:30 PM
Dress CodeComfortable athletic clothing